"Nations Gathered For Worship - Sharing The Truth In Love"

Ministries and Opportunities

There's A Place For You!
(Ministries Listed Alphabetically)



Audio/Visual Ministry

Providing technical and administrative skills to assist the church's worship and teaching ministries. This includes graphic development, PowerPoint presentations, video and audio recording, editing, duplication, distribution, and photography.


Benevolence Ministry

Demonstrating the love of our Lord in action as we graciously care for those in need; and to prayerfully provide food to the hungry, clothes to those without, and other financial needs to those facing hardship.


Children's Ministry

Assisting Christian families in the process of raising their children, by providing Biblical teaching, training, spiritual preparation, and equipping of our children (ages 4 years old - 6th grade) for a life-long commitment to the Lord, Jesus Christ.
  • Sunday Children's Church (Wanda Schroeder, Director): ages 4 years old - 6th Grade
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  • AWANA Club (Olaf Schroeder, Commander): 2 years old - 8th Grade: Approved Workman Are Not Ashamed -- Evangelizing, challenging, and training children & youth for life in our world, through the local church, by providing Bible-based, Christ-centered weekly club programs and activities.
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  • Community Summer Vacation Bible School: 4 years old - 5th Grade

Deacon Ministry
Bob Sanford, 2017 Chairman

Serving the Body of Christ in the following capacities: administering Communion, practical service to the church body, prayer, encouragement, overseeing the usher ministry, and maintaining order.


Elder Ministry
Dr. Kevin Andersen, Ernie Carter, Minister Leowen Elder Sr., Senior Pastor Frank Estes, and Randy Perry
(Elders in training: Jeff Freeman, Moses Ochu)

Functioning in the Biblical model of "Elder" -- providing Biblically based leadership and direction, as well as spiritual oversign for all aspects of the ministry.


Greeting Ministry
David and Liz Garcia, Coordinators

Operating in the biblical admonition of greeting all the saints in love, while welcoming guests to our local Body of Christ, offering fellowship, assistance, introductions, and kind regard.


Home Group Ministry

Geographically located, seasonal (school year) and/or special topical gatherings in the casual environment of individuals' homes that are uniquely designed to advance the development and strengthening of Christ-centered personal relationships, serving as a catalyst that encourages individuals to seek the will of one's Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in every area of life.


Ladies' Ministry
Brenda Estes, Coordinator

Providing opportunities for ladies to grow in Christ through teaching, fellowship, and service, while encouraging each one to discover and develop areas of ministry in their home, community, and church.
  • Retreats and Special Events/Activites

Men's Ministry
Pastor Frank Estes, Joseph Hay, Jacob Burkholder, Co-Coordinators

Encouraging the men of WOF to "sharpen" one another through activities, small groups, fellowship, spiritual training, prayer, retreats, and recreation.
  • Monthly Gatherings and Activites
  • Authentic Manhood 33
  • Annual Hibernacle (Men's Retreat)


Mission Ministry
Gilda Taylor, Director

Offering our financial support, prayers, and encouragement to faithful missionaries who are teaching and training indigenous believers.
  • We support the following Missionaries/Ministries:
    Championship Ministries -- Steve & Gretchen Dennis (Church at the Track)
    East-West Ministries -- Joe and Linda Wall (Russia, Azerbaijan, Central Asia)
    Mission de Los Olivos -- Gene & Vicki Benavidez (Mexico)
    Overseas Missionary Fellowship -- Mike & Rowena McGinty (Japan)
    SETECA Seminary -- Jim & Jenny Adams (Guatemala)
    Wycliffe Bible Translators -- Jessica Shore (Middle East)
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  • South Texas Mission Trip & Mexico Outreach: Providing an annual Vacation Bible School for underprivileged children and youth in the South Texas Valley where the gospel is presented in a community-wide ministry. We also supply logistical and financial support for the Benavidez Children's Ministry in Matamoros, Mission de Los Olivos, Mexico.

Nursery Ministry
Alica Greer, Director

Providing loving care for infants and toddlers, allowing parents the opportunity to focus on worship and ministry.


Prayer Ministry

  • Intercessory Prayer Ministry (Moses and Margaret Ochu, Co-Directors): Gathering together on Sunday morning to make intercession before our Lord for the needs of our church body, services, ministry, community, and nation.
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  • Prayer Requests: You can send prayer requests to wewillprayforyou@westoaksfellowship.com, you can call our prayer phone line at 281-606-5790 and leave a message, or you can click on the "Need Prayer" link to the left side of this page.

Prison Outreach Ministry
Evangelist Leroy Villanueva, Director

"Sharing The Truth In Love" through events and one-on-one prison visitations in cooperation with the Texas Prison System and Champions for Life Prison Ministry.


Seniors' Ministry
Linda Johnson, Director

Honoring and encouraging those in the congregation who are 60 years and older through opportunities for fellowship and activities, as well as drawing on their life experiences to bless others.
  • Senior's Luncheon: Monthly fellowship luncheon held at the home of Linda Johnson. Please check our calendar for dates and times.

Servant Team Ministry
Katy Ball, Director

Various volunteer ministries are available to our church body. The following have been set up:
  • Monthly Building Maintenance
  • Chair Back Ministry (Alicia Greer & Jackie Strickland)
  • Seasonal Decor Team (Lisa Burkholder)
  • Fusion Ministry
  • Guest Ministry
  • Tissue Ministry
  • Grounds Crew
  • Clipboard Ministry
  • Car Pool Ministry
  • AWANA Table Set Up Ministry
  • Special Events Prep Team Ministry
  • Audio & Video Ministry (Ken & Zan Andrews)
  • Audio & Video Reproduction Ministry (Ken & Zan Andrews)

Worship Ministry
Worship Leaders -
Dr. Kevin Andersen, Elder
Linsay Vladimirov, Music Associate
Jacob Burkholder, Church Administrator
Will Freeman, Music Associate

Ushering all those assembled as the congregation of West Oaks Fellowship into the presence of God through music arts, with a focus on excellence.


Youth Ministry
Youth Ministry Director - Joseph Hay

  • Junior High Youth Ministry: Providing weekly opportunities for Junior High youth to discover their identity in Christ and His love for them.
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  • Senior High Youth Ministry: Allowing teenagers to discover who they are in Christ and experience the reality of their uniqueness through Bible studies, fellowship, events, service, projects, and activities.


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Houston, Texas 77082
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