Champions of Life

The Life Team of Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church exists to help equip the church to be Gospel-driven champions of life.

Do you know someone in an
unplanned pregnancy?

Our team is trained to offer compassion, hope, and help to those facing an unsupported pregnancy. We are available to come alongside anyone in our church or community and to refer them to vital, helpful resources. You don’t have to make these decisions alone!

We partner with Alternatives Pregnancy Center and Sierra Pregnancy + Health and help connect people in need to their resources and services.

If you or someone you know would benefit from loving support or would like to know more, please connect with the listed pregnancy centers or contact the Champions of Life team leader, Amy Scherschligt, at (916) 952-8222 or championsoflife@fopc.org

Are you grieving the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth or abortion?

Grief and loss can take hold in our lives, leaving us wounded and struggling with overwhelming emotions. When we choose to seek support, it may not be easy, but we don’t have to be alone.

Parents and families can memorialize their lost children. Visit the Sacramento Memorial Garden at Greenback and Garfield (sacunbornmemorial.org). Grief recovery for parents is also available at miscarriagehurts.com and abortionchangesyou.com

For confidential one on one support text or call 916-769-7147.
A monthly support group for men is also available: questsacramento.org

We are Rescued Rescuers!

The gospel is the greatest rescue story every told. We believe the gospel, sing about it, teach it and out of gratitude, we live it. Christians are “rescued rescuers.” We do this by:
  • steeping ourselves in the gospel
  • integrating life issues into the church’s ministries and outreach
  • serving the church by engaging, encouraging and equipping.

It is our joy to equip our church to rescue those at either end of life: the Preborn and older adults, the “orphans and widows” of our times.
  • Pre-born rescue: support of two local pregnancy centers, semi-annual prayer vigils with 40 Days for Life, compassion and help for women and men in unplanned pregnancies
  • Older Adults: We participate in our church’s visitation team serving the elderly.

If you are interested in joining our team, please come observe one of our monthly meetings. Contact Amy Scherschligt at ChampionsofLife@fopc.org.

Our Life Team is the Pacific Area Life Team of Presbyterians Protecting Life.
Please visit
ppl.org and subscribe to their newsletter.