I. F. A. M.
INTERDENOMINATIONAL FELLOWSHIP ALLIANCE OF MINISTRIES
President & Founder, Pastor J. Keith Vincent
(The I. F.A.M. organization is in honor of the work and ministry of the (Late) Bishop John Vincent & Pastor Barbara Vincent)
Founder & Pastor of Fellowship Church Ministries Int'l - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Elect Lady/ Pastor Barbara Vincent
(Late) Bishop John Vincent, Jr
"Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ." Eph. 4:13
I.F.A.M. consist of an ecumenical council of spiritual leadership whereby all who participate in our fellowship agree to mutual submission and accountability to one another, for the enhancement of 21st century ministry and the expansion of the kingdom of God.
To unite churches through covenant relationship and to promote fellowship and accountability among leadership and membership; celebrating and embracing commonalities while respecting our differences.
To support churches in the development of pastoral leadership and church expansion, through the sharing of information and resources for the empowerment of each local assembly.
The IFAM organization is comprised of various churches within the body of Christ that submit to apostolic authority, while promulgating the gospel of Jesus Christ, in efforts to advance the kingdom of God.
The IFAM organization believes it is essential for all churches to have spiritual covering and accountability, to affect positive change in the local assembly as well as abroad.
The IFAM organization embraces the belief that individual autonomy is acceptable within each church, and seeks to support and enhance as the opportunity avails.
The IFAM organization believes in the promotion of shared commonalities, while respecting organizational differences.
The IFAM organization believes in the pooling of resources for the empowerment and expansion of the local assembly.
Role of FAM:
The IFAM Organization seeks:
To provide a covering for corporate fellowship, spiritual support, and pastoral accountability for those who seek it.
- To unite churches across denominational lines, embracing diversity within the body of Christ.
- To provide a support system to pastors, leaders, and members of an established Christian assembly.
- To promote excellence in 21stcentury ministry development and presentation.
- To unite the resources of all ministries bringing advancement and empowerment to all assemblies.
Role of FAM Members:
To support the vision, mission and goals of the IFAM organization.
To actively participate and share in the experiences of ministry enhancement.
To communicate regularly with the members of the IFAM Organization.
To submit to mutual accountability for pastoral leadership
To support the IFAM organization through prayer, attendance, and the sharing of resources.