The Development Coordinator works with the members of the Administration Working Group to address the long-range financial concerns of The Fellowship, including oversight of the Annual Fund, working with the national office to thank and recognize all contributors, and researching/recommending sources of non-dues based revenue, including, but not limited to, grants, affinity services, gifts, and planned giving.
Jay Regennitter is an elder serving in the Illinois Great Rivers Conference of The United Methodist Church, currently appointed to Robinson First UMC. Jay holds degrees in choral music education and organ performance from Western Illinois University. He has a Master of Divinity Degree from Duke Divinity School. He has served for eight years as annual conference organist, and as co-director of worship for the 2016 North Central Jurisdictional Conference. Having served in several roles with The Fellowship, Jay currently serves the organization as Development Coordinator. Jay’s recent spiritual renewal leave resulted in several new texts and tunes for congregational singing.