Pastor Robin accepted a call to Fellowship in September of 2013. She graduated from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio in May, 2010, and served her first call at Faith Lutheran Church in Jackson, Ohio. Pastor Robin also has undergraduate degrees in psychology and nursing. Before receiving her call to ministry, she was an obstetrics nurse for more than fifteen years, serving at hospitals all over the United States, including Anchorage, Alaska; Tampa, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; and O’Fallon, Illinois. Pastor Robin currently resides in Hilliard with her husband, Paul, who is a retired USAF search and rescue pilot. They have one daughter, Amy, a Capital University graduate currently employed at Buckeye Ranch on the hilltop.
Tracy is a life long member of Fellowship. She's been the secretary in the church office since March of 2014 and recently added Financial Secretary to her official duties. She participates in the Fellowship band and the annual Sermon in Song, and often offers special music in our worship services playing the flute or singing the liturgy. She also helps out with Altar Guild and with youth activities when needed. In her spare time, Tracy is an avid reader and likes to hang out with her friends.
Michael Cherup, Organist
Michael came to Fellowship in June of 2019 as our organist. He is a senior at Capital University working on a Bachelor of Arts degree in music and is minoring in history. Michael has been playing the organ for ten years and the piano even longer. He currently resides in Delaware, Ohio. Michael is also an Eagle Scout.
George Biemel serves as our Senior Choir Director. A 30+ year member of Fellowship Lutheran Church, he has sung in the choir for the majority of that time, except for a 10 year period (2002-2012) when he previously directed the choir. He strives to bring fun to rehearsals as the choir learns upcoming anthems. George emphasizes the choir’s leadership role throughout the entire service, whether singing hymns and liturgy or the choir’s weekly choral anthem. In addition to his service as the choir director, George also leads the Fellowship band periodically during select services and he coordinates our volunteers when Fellowship provides bimonthly dinners at First English Lutheran Church on Columbus’ near east side. George graduated from The Ohio State University after which he worked as a consulting civil engineer until retirement. He enjoys bicycle riding, downhill snow skiing, and playing trombone in the Worthington Civic Band and the Columbus Community Jazz Band.
Amy Wargowsky serves as our pianist for the Sunday evening Worship and Praise service. She started piano at the age of five and has been playing piano at churches from the age of 13. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Capital University in 2012, majoring in music and sociology. Following a brief hiatus in Vermont after college, Amy returned to the Columbus area and has been working for the Buckeye Ranch since. She will begin classes Summer 2020 to become a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and obtain her Master's in Nursing. She also plays part-time at Smoky Row Brethren Church at their morning service. In her free time, Amy enjoys exploring the various festivities downtown, hiking, playing with her cats, and spending time with friends and family.