Jodi Heilmann, Ministry Leader
Recognizing that the foundation of any healthy church is prayer, Faith City Assembly of God encourages its members to be actively involved in not only personal prayer, but corporate prayer as well. The GAP Prayer Ministry (short for God Answers Prayer) focuses on prayer for the church, the community, our leaders, as well as our economy.
One hour before the Sunday morning service, the prayer room, which is located upstairs and is accessible by the stairs adjacent to the women’s restroom, is open for anyone to utilize. There are also prayer meetings, open to the entire church body, held at various times throughout the church year. We also have periodic prayer services (incorporated into our regular Sunday service) coordinated by our prayer ministry director, utilizing other church ministry teams to uplift and encourage the church body as a family of believers.
Anyone in need of prayer may complete a prayer request form attached to the weekly bulletin and place it in the offering bag when the offering is collected. Each prayer request that we receive will be added to our church prayer list published on the back of the weekly bulletin. If a request is of a personal nature and someone does not wish to have it listed, they may indicate this on the request form. Such requests will be prayed over by church leadership rather than the entire church membership. Urgent prayer requests may also be submitted to our prayer ministry director, Jodi Heilmann by e-mailing her at email@example.com or by filling out the “Prayer Requests” form. Once received, Jodi will send an e-mail to prayer ministry team members who will be able to immediately begin to pray for the need.
Nursery – Amie Miller, Team Leader
To enable parents with infants and toddlers the opportunity to engage in the church worship service, Faith City provides a staffed nursery for the Sunday morning service. The nursery, which is located downstairs near the girl’s restroom, is available from the beginning of the worship service until the service concludes. Parents may choose to make use of the nursery for all or part of the service. The nursery is available for children from birth to age two.
Preschool Class – Tammy Barnes, Team Leader
All preschool children begin the Sunday morning service in the sanctuary with their parents. After the opening songs, during the “meet and greet” time, parents of preschoolers will take their children downstairs to their classroom, which is located next to the nursery. During the remaining portion of the adult worship service, these preschoolers will enjoy age-appropriate Bible stories, arts/crafts and snack time. Parents should inform the teacher of any known food allergies. The preschool class is available for children age three and potty trained, to kindergarten.
Kid’s Church – Tracey Robinson
At 10am, children Kindergarten through 5th grade head downstairs for our Kid’s Church. Through the use of puppets, illustrated sermons, and captivating video lessons, the children will be taught God’s Word in a way that they can understand and remember. Parents will need to go next door and pick their children up at the conclusion of the worship service.
Young Adult Ministry
Dave Robinson, Leader
Faith City provides young adults (post high school through age 29) the opportunity to connect with God and their peers through a weekly discipleship class and a bi-weekly small group gathering. The weekly class which meets each Wednesday in the Family Life Center at 7:00 p.m. is designed to give young adults the opportunity to grow in their faith and their understanding of God’s Word.
Senior Adult Ministry
Dick Pawlak, Ministry Leader
Under the direction of Dick Pawlak, Faith City provides a ministry that is focused specifically on senior adults in the church. The mission of this ministry is to provide senior adults the opportunity to grow in their relationship with Christ, as well as fellowship with other senior adults. To accomplish this goal, Dick conducts a Senior service on the last Sunday of each month.
Food Pantry Ministry
Amie Miller, Team Leader
In an effort to share the love of Christ and help feed the hungry in our community, Faith City offers a food pantry that is open Tuesday and Wednesdays during the hours of 9:30 am – 12:00 pm. No appointment is necessary, but we do recommend that families call first to ensure that we do have food available.
Because this ministry operates solely on the generosity of people in the church and the community, we welcome food or monetary donations. If you are interested in donating to the food pantry ministry, you may do so by bringing food items to the church service with you on Sunday morning and placing them in the food donation box located downstairs in the church. You may also choose to bring them to the church office, Tuesday-Friday, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. If you choose to make a monetary donation, you may do so by simply writing “food pantry” on an offering envelope and placing it in the offering bag during Sunday morning service. Monetary donations will be used to purchase food from the Food Bank of Northern Indiana. You may also choose to donate your time to serve in the food pantry. For more information, please contact Amie at the church office at 219-872-6235 or firstname.lastname@example.org.