Our Staff Members


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Rev Alan Fox


Alan Fox was raised on a farm in Southwest Oklahoma, between the small towns of Mountain View and Gotebo.  He graduated from Texas Lutheran College, Seguin, TX in 1978 with a B.A. in Theology.  Attended Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa and was ordained into Lutheran pastoral ministry on July 3, 1983 at his home congregation of First Lutheran Church in Hobart, Oklahoma   After ordination he served as pastor of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Yukon, OK before coming to Fellowship in January 2002. Pastor Fox and his wife, Michele, were married in 1979 and have three sons, Joshua, Tristan, and Michael.  He enjoys the outdoors, growing things and seeing the humor in everyday life!  He has been published in “Voices of the Parish”, “Readers Digest” and internationally in Germany.


Office Hours: When you can catch him - otherwise by appointment


SMITH-JERRY-132Director of Music Ministries

Vicki Smith


Vicki has been at Fellowship since May of 1996. She has served in church music for over 25 years. Prior to her career in church music, she taught elementary music. She holds a master of Music degree in organ from Oklahoma City University. Vicki is a published composer with Concordia, Choristers Guild, Lake State Publishers, and St. James Press.


Office Hours: By appointment


RUSS-ALLEN-167Congregational Life Minister

Sharon Russ


Sharon has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from The University of Texas at El Paso. She worked in higher education development at The University of Texas at El Paso and The University of Tulsa where she had directed administrative responsibilities related to fundraising. Sharon began her ministry as Adult Program Minister in September, 2004.  Sharon and her husband, Allen have two sons, Chris and Zach.  Sharon is passionate about bringing people closer to God by providing education and small group ministry opportunities that allow them to connect with their brothers and sisters in Christ in meaningful ways.


Office Hours: By appointment


FARROW-LEE-71Children's Minister

Kara Farrow


Kara graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2000 with a degree in Family Relations and Child Development with an emphasis on Individual, Family, and Community Services. She has been Children’s Minister at Fellowship since September 2002. Kara and her husband Lee have two children, Katy and Eli.  Kara is currently attending Phillips Theological Seminary to earn a Master's of Divinity degree.  


Office Hours: By appointment


GUEL-JENNIFER-103Student's Minister

Jennifer Guel


Jennifer joined Fellowship Lutheran Church in 2002, where she quickly became involved as a Children’s Ministry volunteer. It was here that she realized her call to ministry. After attending Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, IA to become a Certified Youth Minister, Jennifer served as the volunteer youth minister at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Sand Springs for a year. She began her journey as the Student Minister at Fellowship on August 1, 2007. Jennifer attended Oklahoma Wesleyan University where she graduated with her Bachelors of Science Degree in Church Administration in May of 2008.


Office Hours: By appointment


Praise & Worship Leader

Tim Schaefer

Tim Schaefer is a versatile multi-instrumentalist with over ten years of experience leading worship.  His vision is to help people connect to God through music.  Tim helped start Fellowship’s Praise and Worship Service in August of 2011.

Tim earned his bachelors degree in Guitar Performance from Oral Roberts University and has been a part of ORU’s music faculty since 2011.  He also holds a masters degree in Jazz Studies/Music Production from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Tim is very active in the Tulsa music scene and performs regularly in the folk rock band Red Wood Rising and with his wife Grace in the acoustic duo Fool Me Twice.

 Praise and Worship services are held at Fellowship Sunday mornings at 9:15


Parish Administrator

Greg Gordon




Office Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm


Liz PoulterProgram Administrative Assistant

Liz Poulter


Liz joined the Fellowship staff in July 2006. She has a wealth of experience working in the non-profit field area for ten years. Liz and her husband Jeff have three daughters. Robin, Sara & Chrissy.


Office Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to   4:30 pm


SOSSAMON-SUSAN-65 Parish Nurse

Susan Sossamon


Susan Sossamon RN, BSN, MS was installed as Fellowship Lutheran’s first Parish Nurse in February 2013 after completing training through the OKC Catholic Charities program in November, 2012.

She retired from the University of Oklahoma, School of Community Medicine in Tulsa after 15 years working in the field of clinical research. Prior to working for OU Susan worked with a private group of urologists as well as a nurse at St. Francis Hospital in their Emergency Department, Operating Room and Rehab Center.

Susan has a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Tulsa and a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Oklahoma State University.

She has two children, Eric who is married with 2 daughters and lives in Yukon, OK and Heather who is a Special Olympic athlete and lives at home with Susan.


Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to Noon;  Wednesday - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.;  Sunday - 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

6727 S Sheridan Rd • Tulsa, OK 74133    |    ph: 918-492-3698
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