June 3rd - September 9th, 2018

Steps4Healing is a new summer-long effort to take physical steps on behalf of those taking steps toward healing in Congo. Log your steps as we work toward a communal goal, help raise funds so more people can receive life-giving trauma healing training, then participate in a 5K group walk at the end of the summer!

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June 17th - June 23rd, 2018

$0 - $130

Immersion is an opportunity for teens completing grades 7-12 to dive into Christ's answer to the question, "who is my neighbor?" (Luke 10:29).

Youth will practice relating with and serving our diverse Ft. Wayne community and finish with a celebration day at Silver Beach in St. Joseph, Michigan (spending the night at Zion Missionary Church in Elkhart, IN on the way back).

$40 DISCOUNT for Fellowship Youth who register by MAY 23!

Teens will be engaging in activities such as:
• Team bonding, worship and devotionals
• Interacting with refugees, kids, and the elderly
• Collaborating with the Zion Missionary Church youth group
• Welcoming "The Plunge" pre-teens for a portion of the week
• Enjoying a day at Silver Beach in Michigan!

TEAM TRAINING & BONDING (Fellowship Participants)

Fellowship participants are expected to attend two, but preferably all three team bonding and training experiences on Wednesdays, May 30, June 6 and 13 from 6:30-9:30pm.


• Sleeping bag or blanket and pillow
• Casual clothes, swim clothes, towel and light jacket
• Closed-toe shoes
• Bible and journal
• Air mattress (optional)
• Personal items


Participants will lodge at Fellowship Missionary Church Sunday through Thursday night, and then spend the night at Zion Missionary Church in Elkhart, IN after a day at Silver Beach in St. Joseph, MI.


All meals throughout the week are provided. Participants will pack their daily lunch from an assortment of food donated by the congregation. Those with special dietary needs may need to make individual plans to compliment or replace what is provided.


Contact Mark Mays at mmays@fmcfw.org or 260-447-3578.
Zion Missionary Participants may contact Mark Mays above, or Chad and Jennifer Leiby. Chad: casphalt1@msn.com; 574-320-1727; Jennifer: jleiby7@outlook.com; 574-320-3865

Plunge registrations

The Plunge

June 20th - June 23rd, 2018

$0 - $50

The Plunge is a unique missional experience that will immerse motivated youth (completing grades 5 and 6) in faith, friendships and our global neighborhood.


Youth will enjoy and benefit from:

*Positive influence from older teen mentors
*Unique cross-cultural settings
*Stretching service projects
*Exciting team-building activities
*A celebration trip to Silver Beach (St. Joseph, MI) and an overnight at Zion Missionary Church (Elkhart, IN)

Youth will engage in relational and service opportunities on Wednesday with our Immersion Teens (Immersion is our teen missional week) before going home for the night. They will continue community ministry with Immersion teens on Thursday and head home after dinner. On Friday they will travel with our Immersion teens to Silver Beach in St. Joseph, MI and spend the night at Zion Missionary Church in Elkhart, IN. The Plunge youth will benefit from shared ministry and positive influence from our Immersion teens and the Zion Missionary Church youth group who are serving in Ft. Wayne all week.

Please note: Participants will only spend the night on Friday night.

Drop Off / Pick Up Schedule:

  • Wednesday, June 20
    Drop off at FMC "B" door at 9:30am with a sack lunch
    Pick up at 5:00pm.

  • Thursday, June 21
    Drop off at FMC "B" door at 9:30am with a sack lunch
    Pick up at 7:30

  • Friday, June 22 drop off at FMC "B" Door at 8am with a packed lunch, toiletries and bedding/pillow for the overnight at Zion Missionary Church. Make sure to pack swimwear, towel and sunscreen for the day at Silver Beach. (air mattress optional)

  • Saturday pick up at FMC at 11am.

Contact Mark Mays at mmays@fmcfw.org or 447.3578.

The cost is $35 if registered by May 23rd, or $50 from May 24-June 3.