Michael & Elyse Wood

Michael Wood is our Youth Outreach Coordinator at Fellowship Church. Mike grew up in Elmwood Park, Illinois and has lived in Carol Stream for the past 8 years. One of the greatest attributes Mike possesses is his testimony and his heart for meeting students where they’re at. He uses his experience and wisdom to reach, teach, connect, and minister to each and every student he comes into contact with.

Mike is passionate about reaching our youth and the youth in the surrounding communities. He has spoken at over 100 schools and to thousands of students sharing his story and testimony. Mike uses his gift of public speaking and his message to impress on the hearts of students coming from many different backgrounds.

Mike and his wife, Elyse, were united in marriage on March 31, 2018. His wife has her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Illinois State University and she also holds a master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy. She currently works as a professional LMFT(Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist). Elyse specializes in working with teens and their parents, as well as entire families. Together they have seen incredible transformation through their lives and also the lives of the students they come in contact with.

In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. -Matthew 5:16