Pastors Eric and Shellee Cox answered the call to Pastor Living Word Fellowship Church on July 12, 1998. With a passionate vision from God in their hearts, they began running with this call to fulfill the destiny that God had given them for this Northwest Region of Oklahoma. The ministry began to flourish with the life, love and power of God. Because of their obedience and their God-inspired vision, Living Word Fellowship has experienced tremendous growth in all areas.
Pastor Eric was called into the Ministry after spending 18 years in the grocery industry.
He is a regional leader over five counties in the Northwest Region of Oklahoma, through the ministry of the “Oklahoma Apostolic Prayer Network” OAPN. Pastors Eric and Shellee and the congregation of LWF have joined with the vision of the OAPN in which they are united to see all of Oklahoma and the Home of the Red Man saved and transformed!
Pastor Eric is also the President and Founder of Families Helping Families Ministry, which is one of NW Oklahoma’s largest food assistance ministries meeting the needs of this community. He has served as a Chaplain for the Woodward Police Department and Chaplain for the Oklahoma Senate in 2001, 2005, 2007,2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. Pastor Eric has also served on other various committees and boards including the Woodward Ministerial Alliance, and High Plains Outreach Center which is a shelter for the homeless in Woodward Oklahoma.
Pastor Eric is currently the chairman of the National Day of Prayer for Woodward County. He was a board member for “For The Cross Ministries”, Macedonia Ministries for many years, and serves as secretary/treasurer for the Woodward Ministerial Alliance.
Pastor Eric received his Masters in Practical Ministry from Wagner Leadership Institute and was commissioned as an Apostle on June 1st of 2007. He is a member of the “International Coalition of Apostles” (ICA). ICA is a ministry under the direction of the presiding Apostle, John Kelly and Emeritus, Apostle C. Peter Wagner.
Pastor Shellee, Co-Pastors Living Word Fellowship with her husband Eric. She has received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Elementary Education and has served on the board of the Woodward Pregnancy Center. She has completed courses and received units towards her degree in Practical Ministry at Wagner Leadership Institute. Pastor Shellee is gifted as a teacher and an administrator, overseeing many areas of ministry at Living Word Fellowship.
Pastors Eric and Shellee are in step with the heartbeat of God and minister with boldness and compassion under a strong apostolic/prophetic anointing. Their commitment to teaching the uncompromising Word of God is impacting this region and beyond.
They have made their home in Woodward, Oklahoma the past 17 years. Eric is from North Carolina and Shellee is from Northwest Oklahoma, born in Mooreland and raised in Vici.
They have three sons and one daughter, a daughter-in-law and son-in-law and 4 beautiful granddaughters, and 3 handsome grandsons. Their grandchildren bring them great joy!