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OUr Team

There are many individuals and organizations that comprise our community, our programs, and our work. Here you’ll find some of those who make Fellowship special.

Our Staff

Our dedicated staff is committed to nurturing a faith community where all individuals can grow spiritually, connect meaningfully, and make a positive impact in the world. Each member of our team brings unique gifts and passions to their roles, united by a shared commitment to those we serve.

Rev. Kara Farrow

Rev. Kara Farrow

Pastor

Kara joined Fellowship’s ministry staff in 2002, initially serving as Children’s Minister for 15 years. After earning her Master of Divinity and completing her Lutheran Formation, she was ordained and installed as Pastor in 2019. A Tulsa native and proud OSU alumna, she enjoys watching Tulsa’s growth and attending OSU sports events (go Pokes!). She and her husband Lee have two young adult children, Kate and Eli, and they love traveling together.

Jen Sims

Jen Sims

Parish Administrator

Jen joined the Fellowship staff in April 2019 and is an expert doer! From recording income and expenses, to payroll and onboarding, to the slides on Sunday, to leading the Lawn Rangers: Jen keeps all things in order and moving forward. Jen is a lifelong Lutheran who loves a boat ride on Grand Lake, a craft beer, and spending time with her 3 kids, Erin, Matthew, and Ellie.

Ann M. Boelzner

Ann M. Boelzner

Director of Music Ministries

Ann joined Fellowship Lutheran Church in April 2019. She serves as organist/pianist and plans music for traditional worship, working with the Chancel Choir, adult and children’s handbell ensembles, and instrumentalists who play monthly.. She lives in South Tulsa with her husband, David, and their two dogs, Felix and Fanny and enjoy visiting their children in Aurora, IL, and Kalamazoo, MI.
Kinna Nordstrom-Kemp

Kinna Nordstrom-Kemp

Children, Youth, and Family Minister

Kinna joined FLC in August of 2023 She holds a Bachelor’s in Music Education from Northern Arizona University and a Master’s in Children, Youth, and Family Ministry from Luther Seminary. Guided by scripture and the Holy Spirit, Kinna supports diverse siblings in Christ and sees Christ in all her neighbors. She is married to Kendall, and they have a wonderful and energetic child, Kobe.

Lisa tumy

Lisa tumy

Administrative Assistant

Lisa joined Fellowship in May of 2022. A professional at getting things done, no task is too big or small for Lisa: she helps every staff member at FLC get their projects across the finish line and ensures that Sundays run smoothly. She and her husband, Rob, have 2 daughters Kaitlyn and Megan and love to spend time with their grandson, Atlas.

Brian Williams

Brian Williams

Pastoral Intern

Brian joined FLC in 1999 as a member and recently began his Masters of Divinity (MDiv) at Wartburg Theological Seminary. As pastoral intern, Brian helps ensure smooth Sundays and events. From music to live streaming, Brian is a wealth of knowledge on all things Fellowship. In his free time, he loves to go hiking with his wife, Rachel, and 2 kids, Edith and Ben, or listening to music.

Patricia Johnson

Patricia Johnson

Care & Community Minister

Patricia joined FLC in October of 2022. An ordained UM elder, Patricia graduated from Philips seminary in 2013 and is the senior pastor at 5 churches across Oklahoma. Patricia leads all of our care and support efforts to our members, and is passionate about pastoral care for senior members. She has 3 daughters and 9 grandchildren that call her nana!

Marc LaManque

Marc LaManque

Contemporary Music Leader

Marc joined Fellowship in August of 2023. He is a startup fanatic by day and a praise and worship leader by night. Marc leads our contemporary worship alongside the FLC Praise Band each Sunday. Outside of work Marc loves yoga, a good wine night, and hanging with his wife, Sydney and bernedoodle, Boston.

Rev. Alvaro Nova Ochoa

Rev. Alvaro Nova Ochoa

Pastor, Comunidad de Esperanza

Padre Alvaro is a leader throughout the Hispanic community in Tulsa. He has been ordained for more than 16 years with over 20 years of work experience in the development of new ministries and programs. Alvaro leads our partner congregation, Comunidad de Esperanza. Outside of church, you can always find him around people with a glass of wine in hand.

Our Partners

We can’t do our work alone – we are proud to lock arms with these partners to create impact across our city and state.

Comunidad de Esperanza

Comunidad de Esperanza is an ELCA mission-start among the Latinx community in Tulsa. In English, Comunidad de Esperanza means “Community of Hope” and its name represents well their work to provide hope to the Tulsa community. CdE strives to share the faith in the Eucharist, search for the common good, and believes in cultural integration and respect for diversity.

Prince of Peace

Located near the historic Booker T. Washington High School, this ELCA congregation has a rich 70+-year history of community support, racial reconciliation, and proclaiming the gospel. We are proud to partner with them for worship and service to our community.

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Location

6727 S. Sheridan Rd.
Tulsa, OK 74133
918-492-3698

Hours

Church offices are open 9:00am – 3:00pm Monday through Thursday.

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