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Grow in Faith and Serve the Lord Heritage Ministries

Rev. Dustin B. Sullivan, Pastor 2501 Fox Mill Road Reston, VA 20191 www.HeritageReston.org


Heritage Fellowship Church is a non-denominational church offering more than 50 ministries in Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William counties. We provide worship, service, and learning experiences that help persons from all walks of life fully experience God’s love and grace. Heritage serves the spiritual, physical, educational, and emotional needs of families, from children to senior citizens. Our ministries connect every member with Christ, Congregation, and Community.

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4:10

Christian Education The Bible Institute coursework supports the vision to be a people who are “Standing on the Word of God”. Teaching and learning the Word of God are foundational for fulfilling all of the aspects of Heritage’s vision. Courses are taught with the understanding of Bible being the authority and the Holy Spirit as the guide. Instructors assist students who have the desire to know more about the Bible. The Bible Institute provides, basic, intermediate, and advanced training and equipping in biblical and doctrinal studies, ministry and leadership skills, so students may be prepared to do the Lord’s work through ministry. We offer two 10-week sessions (Fall and Spring), and one four-week session in the summer. Contact: bibleinstitute@heritagereston.org

AWANA

The AWANA (Approved Workman Are Not Ashamed) Ministry offers a Biblebased evangelism and discipleship program for ages 2 to 18. Using 2 Timothy 2:15 as the foundation, every week a team of dedicated volunteers use the AWANA curriculum to connect kids and families with the truth of the gospel. This curriculum provides the students with the opportunity to know, love, and serve Jesus. The goal of this ministry is to “reach kids, equip leaders, and change the world” by making one disciple at a time. The AWANA program is designed to help kids build their confidence and develop a lasting faith. The students learn how to memorize God’s Word, study the Bible, and apply it to their lives. They also learn about worldwide missions and the need to help others. Using a well thought out plan of activities, each week the students will be involved in a three segment rotation that involves study, group interaction, and game/activity time led by the dedicated Heritage Fellowship AWANA staff. In addition, awards are earned as the students advance through the various phases of the program. Partnering with AWANA International gives Heritage access to camps, churchbased soccer and basketball programs, leadership training conferences, competitive Bible quizzing, and financial scholarships to many Bible colleges and universities. We will begin making a difference in the lives of the Heritage family starting in Fall 2019. Learn more about the Heritage Fellowship Church AWANA program by sending an email to awana@heritagefellowshipchurch.org or visit the AWANA website at awana.org. Contact: AWANA@heritagereston.org

New Members & Greeters

Our New Members and Greeters Ministry minister to our guest as they enter for worship, and the newcomers who accept the invitation to discipleship. They guide the newcomers through the orientation process to help them become knowledgeable of Heritage’s mission, vision, and doctrines. Contact: members@heritagereston.org

Nursery Ministry

The Nursery Ministry serves as a resource for parents during the 10:45 AM worship, a safe haven for babies ages 6 months to 3 years of age. We provide a nurturing environment, which allows our babies to be cared for while their parents enjoy the worship service. Nursery staff must participate in independent background investigations to serve. Contact: Nusery@heritagereston.org

Sunday School Ministry

Provides creative and exciting Bible study and rich dialogue to aid in Christian growth and spiritual maturity for adults, children, and teenagers. Through a regular study and applications of God’s Word, students can “Stand on the Word of God”. They will come to know Him, begin to seek His will and become steadfast in His work. Contact: Sundayschool@heritagereston.org

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School provides a unique opportunity for the whole family to share the Gospel —Pre- K to Adult. Usually held during the month of July, it is a week of learning and fellowship formal members of Heritage and the surrounding community. Contact: vbs@heritagereston.org

I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways. I delight in your decrees; I will not neglect your word. Psalm 119:15

Ministry of Music and Worship Arts The Heritage Fellowship Church Music and Worship Arts Ministry

The purpose of the Music and Worship Arts Ministry is to blend music, dance and voices in a manner that honors God, connects with Scripture, and adds to each worship experience. This growing ministry is integral to church life and seeks to lead the congregation into a more meaningful and intimate relationship with God. This ministry is undergirded by outstanding and qualified directors, committed choir members, dancers and musicians, and an unwavering pursuit of excellence and spiritual growth. Each component of this ministry demonstrates an appreciation for diverse music styles and is at home sharing from a repertoire of Negro Spirituals, Service to others is an important part of the Music and Worship Arts Ministry; hence, most of the individuals and groups in this ministry take part in community services throughout the year, from serving at homeless shelters to caroling at senior centers. Recognizing the varying music needs of an ever-changing church population, the Music and Worship Arts Ministry seeks to be relevant and sensitive to a transforming congregation. Contact: njohnson@heritagereston.org

Angelic Children’s Choir

The Angelic Children’s Choir represents our youngest voices and brings an energy and enthusiasm every time they sing. Comprised of children ages 5-12, this choir is taught the importance of a relationship with Jesus Christ in an environment of prayer, music and worship. The Angelic Children’s Choir is an excellent opportunity to begin early helping our children to understand the importance of proper choir decorum, rehearsal, and cooperation. This choir sings at the second service on the 4th Sunday in each month and is featured annually in Christmas, Easter, and other services. Contact: childrenschoir@heritagereston.org

Teen Choir

The Teen Choir represents the amazing voice tones and excitement that are a part of the period found just after childhood, but not quite into adulthood. The Heritage Teen Choir shares harmonies and a vocal maturity that far surpasses its years. Singing every 4th Sunday at both services, these young people are committed to expressing their faith and love of music to a congregation that looks forward to hearing this choir each month and during special services. All teens are invited to be a part of this choir. Contact: childrenschoir@heritagereston.org

Adult Choir

Currently singing every 1st and 2nd Sunday, the Adult Choir ushers the presence of God into the worship service in preparation for the preached word. This choir is made up of committed individuals who are often participating in other choirs at Heritage, yet the dual commitment has added to the vocal and spiritual strength of this group. Contact: adultchoir@heritagereston.org

Men’s Choir

The Heritage Fellowship Men’s Choir is dedicated to fostering a welcoming environment where men can grow in their faith and fellowship with one another while leading the congregation in worship. We believe that something special happens when men of God gather together to sing praises. The Men’s Choir can be heard lifting their voices in song periodically throughout the year. All men are invited and encouraged to participate. Contact: menschoir@heritagereston.org


Women’s Choir

Providing the congregation with music that transforms the worship atmosphere, the Women’s Choir can be heard at various times throughout the year exalting the name of Jesus to a higher place of praise and embracing the joy that is ignited when God’s daughters unite in song. Interested women should consider being a part of this dynamic group. Contact: womenschoir@heritagereston.org

The Combined Choir

Enjoy the music of the Combined Choir a few times during the year for Watch Night, Cantatas, and other special services. This Choir is open to members in any of the other choirs as well as individuals who are unable to serve as an ongoing choir member, but would like to sing at certain times throughout the year for special services. Contact: combinedchoir@heritagereston.org

Sacred Dance

The Sacred Dance Ministry offers anointed and God-inspired movements while accompanying the Heritage Fellowship Choirs, or as a featured dance group. On any given Sunday, the Sacred Dance Ministry can be found interpreting music through dance as they move the congregation towards maximum worship. Open to dancers 6 years old and beyond, the Sacred Dance Ministry, with its use of banners, flags and other ministry tools, provides a wonderful element to the worship experience each time it ministers before the congregation. Contact: sacreddance@heritagereston.org

Instrumental Music

Heritage is blessed to have noted musicians with a heart for serving God. Each instrumentalist comes with a history of outstanding experience and skill, an ability to play diverse music styles, and a willingness to work as a team in order to provide the very best support for the church’s choirs, soloists, and dancers. In addition to accompanying groups within the church, the Heritage musicians frequently are featured during worship services. Contact: music@heritagereston.org

Outreach Ministries Ambassadors for Christ (Evangelism)

Jail & Prison Ministry

Our Jail and Prison Ministry shares the hope and deliverance message of Christ to the youth and adults incarcerated in Fairfax and Prince William County facilities. Volunteers may participate in group Bible study or individual mentoring. Contact: Jailprison@heritagereston.org

Missions Ministry

The Missions Ministry leads and partners with missionaries to continue to share the Gospel throughout the world. We provide discipleship and mentoring for missionaries in international locations. Contact: Missions@heritagereston.org

S.H.A.R.E. Food Program Ministry

SHARE (Self Help and Resource Exchange) Cooperative Food Program is available to all members of Heritage and the community. The SHARE Value Package contains an exciting variety of quality food items costs only $21 and has a value between $40 and $45 when compared to local grocery stores. SHARE purchases the food from growers, brokers and packaging plants. SHARE Food is never donated, government surplus, or salvage. You may purchase a package or donate a package for someone less fortunate. Contact: share@heritagereston.org

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace. 1 Peter 4:10

Stephen Ministry

The Stephen Ministry provides trained volunteers who support and encourage individuals experiencing a life crisis such as the death of a love one, separation or divorce, job loss, illness, etc. A Stephen Minister meets regularly with the person and gives distinctively Christian care until the crisis subsidies. Contact: stephen@heritagereston.org

Family Ministries Couples’ Ministry

The Evangelism Ministry equips, trains, empowers and mobilizes “Ambassadors for Christ” who spread news of the gospel around the community. We work to help those who are separated from God to be reconciled through faith in Jesus Christ. Through training, prayer, and outreach we collaborate with other ministries to share the Word of God. Contact: evangelism@heritagereston.org

The Heritage Couples Ministry is a ministry dedicated to equipping, empowering and motivating couples toward the building of a happy, lasting, and Christ-centered marriage. We strive to enhance and strengthen our relationships with each other and in our walk with Christ by applying biblical principles and establishing new friendships through, Bible studies, social activities, and fellowship. Contact: couples@heritagereston.org

Community Outreach Ministry

CREW

The Community Outreach Ministry serves the community through partnerships with St. Stephen’s Kitchen and Embry Rucker Shelter (food for the homeless), the S.H.A.R.E Food Program and various other activities. Contact: COM@heritagereston.org

Fitness Ministry

The Fitness Ministry provides the opportunity to develop healthy lifestyles. The Ministry offers health tips, fitness classes and, at Heritage and at locations in the surrounding community encourage exercise and healthier diets at all age levels. Whether your desire is to lose weight, improve your nutrition and eating habits, incorporate more exercise into your daily routine, or just fellowship with other health conscious Christians, the Fitness Ministry is here to support you. Contact: Fitness@heritagereston.org

Health & Wellness Ministry

The Health and Wellness Ministry informs and educates the Congregation and the community on mental health and wellness through programs of advocacy, health education, preventative care, and health screenings. The ministry also provides and supports church-wide and community based health and wellness activities. Contact: Health@heritagereston.org

Intercessory Prayer

The Intercessory Prayer Ministry is the interceding prayerful component for our Church community. Members continually pray for others. Members pray for the furtherance of the Kingdom of God as they support Heritage, our Pastor, leaders, ministries, and whoever calls upon them for prayer. Contact: Iprayer@heritagereston.org

Christians Ready, Equipped, and Willing (CREW) is designed to foster an intra-ministry and inter-ministry community among Heritage’s young adult and single members. CREW is an inclusive ministry that seeks to effectively reach the broad demographics of the church (i.e. college students, divorcees, single parents, under 30, 50+, etc.). To accomplish this goal, CREW offers worship, fellowship, Christian education, and community service experiences throughout the year. As a body that ministers to the whole person, CREW challenges members to “live their best lives” not only spiritually, but from a physical, emotional, educational, vocational, and civic standpoint as well. Contact: CREW@heritagereston.org

Men’s Ministry

Our Men’s Ministry provides fellowship and spiritual experiences for men of all ages. Support, fellowship and study are the cornerstones of the Men’s Ministry. Activities include the Men’s Prayer Breakfast, a golf outing, fishing trips and support for those without homes in the community. Men’s Bible Study is held every Tuesday morning at 6:30 AM and every 2nd & 4th Saturday at 8:30 AM. Contact: Mens@heritagereston.org

Parenting Ministry

The mission is to equip parents with tools to help them train their children to love God, be dependent on the Lord Jesus Christ and be obedient to His will for their lives. Contact: Parenting@heritagereston.org


Women’s Fellowship Ministry

The Womens Ministry at Heritage Fellowship Church is a ministry that seeks to “Strengthen Women for God’s Purpose”. Our programs and activities are designed to meet the complex needs of today’s woman and to help her grow in Christian faith and understanding of Christ’s mission. The ministry is available to ALL of the women of the Church and the communities that we serve. Throughout the year, the Women’s Ministry sponsors retreats, bible studies, covenant group studies, workshops and community outreach activities. Contact: Women@heritagereston.org

Yesterday’s Teens Ministry

The Senior Saints ministry of Heritage Fellowship Church, provides fellowship and social time for seniors ages 50 and up. We meet to praise God, share testimonies; present prayer requests and just to have a good old fashion time together. Contact: yesterdaysteens@heritagereston.org

So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. Romans 12:5 

Youth Ministries Academic Enhancement Committee (AEC)

AEC serves as a learning and education resource to the students and families of Heritage and the community. PSAT/SAT/ACT Prep and math tutoring are available after each service on Sundays. AEC sponsors fall and spring college tours and a Saturday SOL prep. The Brothers’ Fun Camp, Girls’ Empowerment Institute, and Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program give students opportunities to develop leadership skills in a supportive and engaging environment. Contact: AEC@heritagefewllowshipchurch.org

Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts Troop 2501 prepares boys ages 11-17 to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetime, in conjunction with the core principles of; duty to God, duty to country, duty to others and duty to oneself; while exhibiting our Christian principles and values. Through outdoor activities, instructional activities and service projects, we assist boys to build individual skills, leadership skills, teach responsibility and hone teamwork skills, all while having fun. Contact: boyscouts@heritagereston.org

Girl Scouts

Girl Scout Troop 8 provides learning and fellowship activities for girls from grades K-12 to grow strong, learn leadership skills, and have fun. The Girl Scouts leadership experience helps girls take lead in their own lives and in the world. It provides an opportunity for girls to practice different skills, explore their potential, take on leadership positions —and even allows them to fail, dust themselves off, get up, and try again. Girls Scouts is a ministry of encouragement. Contact: girlscouts@heritagereston.org

I.M.P.A.C.T (Influencing My Peers As Christian Teens) Teen Ministry

The IMPACT Teen Ministry helps teens in our Church and community follow the example of Jesus Christ by creating an environment of love, friendship, acceptance and forgiveness. We help our youth establish a personal relationship with God through programs and activities that lead them to glorify God and inspire others. In 2019, the Teen Ministry plans to partner with Helping Hungry Kids, The Ronald McDonald House, and to host the inaugural “In His Image” Conference. Teen Church is held the 1st, 2nd 3rd and 5th Sundays. Fourth Sunday is Family Sunday and Heritage youth lead the service. Contact: teen@heritagereston.org

Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

40X40 Campaign

To commemorate Heritage’s 40th anniversary, the 40X40 Campaign was launched to involved the congregation in 40 acts of service touching 1,600 lives in the community. The 40X40 Campaign has four major goals: • Mobilize the Congregation; • Connect Congregation and community; • Build strong and lasting community relationships; and, • Develop innovative service opportunities empowered by the Word of God. 40X 40 Campaign activities range from community cleanup days to clothing drives, with direct impact to the Fairfax, Prince William and Loudoun communities. To become a part of 40x40, email 40x40@heritagereston.org, or text HFC40 to 555-888.  

Support Ministries

Computer Center

The Computer Center provides exposure to computer and related technology for all ages and to empower individuals with the skills and knowledge for all ages, and to empower individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in a digital world. Contact: computercenter@heritagereston.org

Hospitality Ministry

The Hospitality Ministry assists the Pastor, diaconate and other ministries in the church, by preparing and serving meals. Meals are also provided to the sick and shut in. Services include interim meals for bereaved families, all repast meals, and Heritage church wide events, such as our annual picnic. Contact: hospitality@ heritagereston.org

Marketing & Communications

We serve as a central point for the capture and dissemination of information to the Congregation and to the community. There are five service teams that support this mission: web team; photography; social media, audio-visual, and photography. Contact: Dr. Eugenia Gardner, egardner@heritagereston.org

Parking Lot Ministry

The Parking Lot Ministry ensures that church members and visitors from the community have a pleasant experience at Heritage starting in the parking lot when they enter and exit our campus by directing a traffic flow, ensuring safety and providing assistance. Contact: Parking@heritagereston.org

Security Ministry

As a dedicated team, the Security Ministry provides a safe and secure environment to the church staff and congregation. Contact: Security@heritagereston.org

Transportation Ministry

Transportation Ministry, also known as (TRAMIN), is an outreach ministry designed to provide a shuttle service to our members and the broader community to and from various Church and community events and activities. Contact: Transportation@heritagereston.org

To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good. 1 Corinthians 12:7

Agape Resource Center The Agape Resource Center at Heritage Fellowship Church is a unique resource for Bible study, spiritual inspiration and moderately priced gift items with African-American themes. You will find Bibles for all ages, from young children through adults, and dynamic books from leading Christian authors. These titles will encourage you, challenge you, and help you grow in your walk with the Lord. In addition, inspirational music and greeting cards with Christian sentiments are available. The Agape Resource Center also carries resources to support the Heritage Bible Institute and other Bible studies and ministries. Agape staff can help guide you to the right resource. Contact Roz Fehr, Agape Center Director, at rfehr@heritagereston.org Hours of Operation: Sunday- 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday- Closed Tuesday-5:30 p.m to 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday- 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday-Closed Friday- Closed Saturday-10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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