Encouraging a Lifestyle of Service
At Fellowship we believe Jesus calls us to live our lives in ways that show our love for him.
We take the time to compel our students to serve the surrounding community. We call our community service requirement the “GO Program”.
It is our desire that through the encouragement, expectation and experience of service during their years at Fellowship our students will gain a vision of serving others as both a duty and delight throughout their whole lives.
GO hours are a mandatory requirement for high school students.
20 Hours Per Year
The goal is 20 hours a year. 5 hours must be completed during school sponsored projects with the remaining 15 hours on the students own time.
There are Go Ambassadors that lead the service projects. These are upper classmen that have applied and have been approved for the positions. The Ambassadors research, organize and promote opportunities.
Any service hours completed in the summer count towards the coming year.
Volunteering for camps, mission trips or organizations like MUST ministries summer lunch program are all good opportunities to get several hours in before the school year even starts.
School Sponsored Projects
The school provides plenty of opportunities during the year to achieve the required hours. Winter coat collection & Operation Christmas Child are examples.
Looking Good To Colleges
My Giving Point keeps track of service and will be valuable when completing college applications.
The service opportunities are relayed to the students through morning announcements and email. Students that report to the Paladin Center for 1st period, don't hear the announcements. However, each day the announcements are also emailed to each student.
GO service opportunities are included in the "HS Week in View" email sent to parents from HS Communications as well as listed below.
Student Service Hours
Service is anything you do to help someone where you DO NOT get paid. Examples include: helping an elementary student with school assignments or visiting with an elderly neighbor.
Students enrolling after the start of school are asked to complete at least one service project for the year.
Parent participation is always valued. Serving as a community to our community is our mission. We encourage parents to research and present service opportunities to be considered for our school. Please contact Shawn Ferrara with any questions.