Students from NW Ohio will join thousands of other youth on athletic fields across the nation on Sunday, October 8th, 2023, to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the 18th annual national Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ (FCA) Fields of Faith event.
This rapidly growing, interdenominational outreach event will be held at more than 500 locations throughout the nation.
This event will be held at Biddle Park in Wauseon on Sunday, October 8th beginning at 7pm. This is a free event open to all students!
While most Christian events are held by adult speakers or sponsors, FCA’s Fields of Faith is a student-to-student ministry, which means that the students themselves are meeting and organizing the whole event.
Peers invite their own classmates and teammates to meet on their school’s athletic field to hear fellow students share their testimonies, challenge them to read the Bible, and to come to faith in Jesus Christ.
This year adult Huddle leaders and students from multiple schools are working together to make this a special night of praise and worship.
Fields of Faith began with an idea from Jeff Martin, FCA’s Executive Director of Campus Sport Ministry, who longed to help today’s generation of students face spiritual battles and temptations.
He felt that God was telling him that the answer lay in the students themselves—that they had the power of the Spirit to point the way to Christ for their peers as well as their communities.
In 2004, Martin’s vision became reality when 6,000 students gathered on school athletic fields throughout three states for the first Fields of Faith event.
That was the beginning of what has become one of the most significant faith-related gathering of students in a single day.
While Fields of Faith has its roots with FCA leadership, the event is designed to include multiple national Christian organizations, local churches and ministries. A local leadership team will determine the program of each Fields of Faith event.