About Us

Our Purpose:

  • Offer fellowship opportunities for people to experience hunting, fishing, and sport shooting.
  • Encourage people to establish and maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Encourage people to serve God and others.
  • Encourage people to fellowship in a local body of believers that teaches the Bible.

FCS In Action (what we do)

See our Main Page and Calendar for events that we presently host.  We have hosted many other events including:

  • 5-stand, Flurry, Skeet, Trap, and Wobble Trap Shoots
  • A Dart (archery) Shoot
  • A Self-guided Varmint (bobcat and coyote) Hunt
  • A Semi-guided Hog and Sheep Hunt
  • A Texas Hunter Education course
  • A Turkey Shoot (shooting at clay targets – winners were awarded with frozen turkeys)
  • Camping Trips
  • Chartered and Self-chartered Deep-Sea Fishing Trips
  • Guided Waterfowl (goose, sandhill crane, and teal) Hunts
  • Hunting and Gathering (shopping) Trips
  • Kayaking and Canoeing Trips
  • Laser Tag Games
  • License to Carry (LTC) Classes
  • Nights at the Races (car)
  • Promotions
  • Self-guided Hog Hunts
  • Self-guided Rabbit Hunts
  • Self-guided Sheep Hunts
  • Semi-guided Deer and Hog Hunts
  • Shooting (handgun) Classes
  • Shooting Range Shoots

For hunts and fishing trips a first-time guest is commonly paired with the member who brought him or her, a member who knows him or her, an experienced member, or one of the Club officers so he or she will have a better opportunity to learn about the Club, hunting and fishing, and our rules. Minors are required to hunt, shoot, or fish with the man or woman who they are related to or with their sponsor.  FCS members are more than happy to teach newcomers.  We are patient and enjoy sharing what we know.  People of all skill levels attend FCS events – from veterans to first timers.

All members and guests who participate in potentially dangerous FCS events must sign a lifetime FCS Members and Guests Release of Liability Waiver.  The parent, guardian, or conservator of a youth who does not have a parent, guardian, or conservator who is an FCS member must sign a one-time FCS Members and Guests Release of Liability Waiver prior to the youth participating in potentially dangerous FCS activities.  The Release of Liability Waiver is valid until the youth turns 18 years old.

We have devotionals and prayer time at several FCS events.  We have carried out numerous ministry projects including cooking church dinners, making donations to Operation Orphans and Cross Trail Outfitters, taking kids from Kids Outdoors Zone (KOZ), two churches and a Christian school 5-stand, skeet, and sporting clays shooting, roofing a house, helping families move into their new houses, purchasing and installing a water heater for a family in need, donating and delivering wild game to families in need, donating money to a widow, and donating money and diapers to a young family with a newborn.

We invite articles, classified ads, hunting and fishing stories, link recommendations, pictures, product and service reviews and recommendations, and safety tips submissions from supporting FCS members.  We invite devotionals, praises, and prayer request submissions from all FCS members.  We may edit and refuse to post submitted materials.  We can only use original submissions unless the author’s work is not copyrighted.  No material on our website may be reproduced in print or electronically without our written/electronic permission.

FCS Membership Information

FCS membership, church membership, and being a Christian are not required in order to participate in FCS events or join FCS; however, FCS members and guests are required to uphold the FCS Rules of Conduct while on FCS events.

FCS membership is available to men and women, 18 years old and older, without regard to race, national origin, age, denominational preference, or political persuasion.  Members consist of those men and women who have expressed a desire to be a member by completing an FCS Release of Liability Waiver/Membership Application and who have paid at least a one-year FCS membership due.  The FCS Release of Liability Waiver/Membership Application only needs to be completed once (it does not need to be completed when a member renews his or her membership).  Participation in FCS events is not a requirement for membership; however, it is strongly encouraged.

You can pay your dues online on the right side of any page on this website. Click the “Membership Payment” drop-down button.  There are five options to choose from.  Then click “Pay Now.”  You can pay by credit card or PayPal.  You do not need to be a PayPal member to make a payment.  Membership due options, if paying online, include:

  • One-year membership/membership renewal – $20.80
  • Two-year membership/membership renewal – $36.18 (a 13% discount)
  • Three-year membership/membership renewal – $51.55 (a 17% discount)
  • Five-year membership/membership renewal – $82.30 (a 20% discount)
  • Lifetime membership – $307.80 (equivalent to 15 one-year membership renewals)

There are no transaction fees within the US when you send money from your linked bank account or pay via your PayPal balance.  If you pay via PayPal credit or via a credit or debit card, there is a PayPal fee of 2.9% plus 0.30 (that they take out automatically).  These options include that fee.

Membership due options, if paying by check or cash, include:

  • One-year membership/membership renewal – $20.00
  • Two-year membership/membership renewal – $35.00 (a 13% discount)
  • Three-year membership/membership renewal – $50.00 (a 17% discount)
  • Five-year membership/membership renewal – $80.00 (a 20% discount)
  • Lifetime membership – $300.00 (equivalent to 15 one-year membership renewals)

Mail your check paid to “FCS” to Randy Rowley at 11612 Birchbark Trail, Austin, TX, 78750.  Please do not mail cash.

You can also deliver a check or cash to Randy.

FCS Membership Benefits

All supporting FCS members have the following benefits:

  • can make amendment proposals to the FCS Bylaws and/or Statement of Faith;
  • cam make expenditure proposals;
  • can participate in all supporting FCS member discussions and votes;
  • can check out (borrow) FCS equipment items, videos, and books; and
  • can have their articles, hunting and fishing stories, link recommendations, product and service reviews and recommendations, recipes, and safety tips posted on the FCS website.

All FCS members will have their devotional, classified ad, praise, and prayer request submissions posted on the FCS website.

Submissions from prospective FCS members (men and women who are not FCS members) will not be posted on the FCS website.

The main difference between supporting FCS members and FCS members is supporting FCS members are current in their dues.

New and renewing FCS members do not receive an FCS Gear membership benefit; however, they (and non-members) can purchase FCS Gear at any time.

The success of FCS is due to the Lord’s blessing and to the dedication of many volunteers.

If you have any questions, contact info@fcs-texas.org or call Randy Rowley, FCS president, at 512-922-2484.

Today’s Devotionals and Blogs

Kent Crockett’s blog – www.kentcrockett.blogspot.com

Mark Dillow’s blog – http://noclearline.blogspot.com/

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