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Love Norwalk | In the Community
Love Norwalk is an expression of the commitment that Fellowship has to make disciples right here where God has planted us in the city of Norwalk. The general focus of the team is to build relational bridges to our community and express Christian love in practical ways. We have current annual events such as our Valentine Business Outreach, Norwalk 4th of July Parade Float, Norwalk Schools Employees Lunch, Angel Tree, and Synchronized Lights and Live Nativity Event. Our team meets throughout the year prior to each event. (Coordinator: Lisa Jones) Learn more here...
ACTS Network | In the Community
This team assists Fellowship office staff members during times when extra office help is needed.Volunteers assist by answering phones and doors. Team members also help by doing errands & distributing promotional posters as requested by office staff. Frequency depends on the volunteers. Typically volunteers serve on a rotating basis usually for 2 hours 1-2 times a month or as needed. (Coordinator: Tyler Hixson)
Audio & Visual Ministry
This team runs the sound, video, lighting and visual presentation systems during Fellowship services. Volunteers serve on Sun mornings, Sun evenings and/or other special events. Volunteers are also required to attend associated rehearsals. (Coordinator: Maddy McLaughlin)
Early Childhood Ministry & Elementary Children's Ministry
Fellowship Kids exists to connect younger students to God, His story and His purpose for their life. Volunteers serve as teachers or helpers on a rotating basis - usually with another teaching team - during our Sunday services. Frequency depends on the group you are working with - as much as 2 weekends (in a row) per month or as little as 2 weekends (in a row) every 6 weeks. Volunteers need to see themselves as role models and have a heart for kids. Volunteers are also required to attend one of the weekend services and be actively strengthening discipleship in their own lives. A DCI background check is completed before anyone may serve in these ministries. Awana returning to Fellowship learn more here! Awana (PreK - 5th grade) is a global, nonprofit ministry committed to the belief that the greatest impact for Christ starts with kids who know, love and serve Him. How does Awana fulfill this mission? Through God's guidance and power, Awana strives to: Reach Kids, Equip Leaders, & Change the World. (Coordinator: Heather Gibson) Learn more here...
Fellowship Cafe is our coffee shop & Christian resource store. Volunteers serve 1-2 times per month before/after either of the Sunday morning services. No experience is necessary, and cash register training is provided. (Coordinator: Ruth Hayton)
Global Outreach Team
The G.O. Team is a conduit between the missionaries in the field and the church body. By standing in the gap, they strive to engage the church body in helping to meet the needs of members in the mission field, and assisting in next steps for those who desire to become World Christians. This expands the gospel globally for God's glory! Those needs can include spiritual, physical, and ministry needs. We welcome volunteers to assist us in these two areas:
- Mission Education - Mission education will primarily involve the promotion, attendance, and development of lectures, conferences, and short term cross cultural ministry and missions trips.
- (MIF) Missionaries In the Field Candidate Investment - The root of this ministry team is discipleship. We want to send and prepare well, those who look to be "Goers" and World Christians. Developing a semi-formal program will help those that God is speaking to and will help Fellowship send prepared individuals and families into His Field. (Coordinator: Spencer Hoyt) Learn more here...
Growth Group Leaders
Growth Group Leaders facilitate small groups of adults, who meet in homes on a weekly basis to study God's Word, share together, pray as a group, and support one another in their Christian lives. Growth groups meet weekly, and Leaders attend leadership meetings periodically for training & support. (Coordinator: Jamie Higdon) Learn more here...
Guest Relations Ministry
This team exists to ensure that those who attend Fellowship (especially guests) encounter Christ through a warm welcome, cheerful smile and sincere servant's heart. Volunteers serve as greeters & ushers during our Sunday services and during other special events. Volunteers usually serve 1-2 times per month. (Coordinator: Ben Klinefelter & Lisa Jones)
The care and maintenance of our facility, grounds and equipment is accomplished by our deacons, levite teams, and other qualified volunteers. The Levite teams serve 1 hour per month setting up the chairs for the weekend services or 2 hours doing some cleaning one Saturday per month. We also utilize the unique skills of individuals for facility repair/maintenance and other special needs. (Coordinator: Ben Klinefelter)
Prayer Team, Power Team, & Prayer Partners
Prayer Team intercede for those in our congregation who have prayer needs. The Power Team provides the prayer covering our pastor needs as the spiritual leader of our church. Our Prayer Partners provide the overall prayer covering for our church and especially for our services. Learn More...
Wednesday Night Meal Ministry
Wednesday Night Meals occur every week on Family Night and provide a good meal for families without the hassle of rushing to get their own meal prepared at home before running to the next activity. Volunteers in this ministry provide kitchen assistance to the meal coordinator by prepping the free meal before it is to be served to our church and community. Frequency is 2-3 times a month from 4:30 - 6:15 pm. (Coordinator: Ryan Pentico) Learn more here...
Fellowship Women's Ministry
The women's ministry's purpose is to "Equip the women of Fellowship to have a deeper relationship with Christ and to mobilize around efforts to disciple all peoples for the sake of His name." Volunteer opportunities to work out this purpose include outreach event and retreat coordination, event photography, and speaking opportunities. Various social gatherings, bible studies, & mentoring opportunities exist. (Coordinators: Lisa Monroe & Kathy VanAmburg) Learn more here...
This team leads worship during Sunday morning services and consists of instrumentalists and vocalists, who serve on a rotating basis throughout the year. Various musical styles are performed, and various musical instruments are used. Music learned by ear and individual practice outside rehearsal. Volunteers are required to also attend a weekly rehearsal before their scheduled Sat/Sun. (Coordinator: Adam Jones)
Fellowship Student Ministry
Our youth ministry exists to connect students (6th-8th grades & 9th-12th grades) to God's story. Volunteers serve as presenters, teachers, small group leaders and helpers. Frequency depends on your position on the youth ministry team. Volunteers need to see themselves as role models and have a heart for teenagers; they need to teach with words & actions. All volunteers are encouraged to teach for response - touching their hearts as well as their heads. Therefore, we require that volunteers routinely attend worship (Sun) services and be actively strengthening discipleship in their own lives. A DCI background check is completed before anyone may serve in this ministry. (Coordinator: Jr High Youth: Pastor Matt Hayton - Sr High Youth: Pastor Spencer Hoyt) Learn more here...
Foster Care Ministry
We want to be a church that possesses God’s heart for orphans and that His love would shine through us to them in practical ways. There are lots of requirements here, but for more information & our goals as a church go here...