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Chapel and Compass Hill
A quaint, old-time chapel located next to a quiet pond – the perfect backdrop for beautiful pictures – the Fergus Chapel provides an intimate setting for weddings, baptisms, or memorial services.
The chapel is located between the EAA Nature Center and Pioneer Airport and includes easy, separate access off Waukau Avenue.Fergus Chapel is typically available and package in conjunction with the rental of a reception area on Saturdays, and is available on its own other days of the week and weekends for wedding ceremonies.
Fergus Chapel, located by Pioneer Airport and KidVenture, hosts non-denominational services for AirVenture Oshkosh participants who are away from their normal worship routines. The chapel is the first permanent building built by EAA on the grounds. The pews were once part of an old country church and brought here by Paul Poberezny. Refinished and installed, they give Fergus Chapel the appearance of a typical rural Wisconsin church.
For more information on worship services taking place throughout the week, visit our Worship Services page.Fellowship of the Wing:
During AirVenture, "Fellowship of the Wing" is a daily opportunity to gather at Fergus Chapel, share a cup of coffee, a song, and experience the intersection of flight and faith.
Biographical Info:Cam Martin - EAA Chaplain
Cam Martin began serving as EAA's Chaplain in 2012. He has been participating at AirVenture for over 25 years as a speaker and exhibitor, served as a Fergus Chapel volunteer for more than a decade, and is an EAA Young Eagles Flight Leader. He works at NASA's Neil Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, where he heads the Office of External Affairs. Cam is a glider pilot who restores and flies vintage sailplanes in Tehachapi, California. EAA 0536955Larry Creamer
Pastor Larry Creamer, a native of South Carolina, has served churches in Florida, Texas and Wisconsin since 1978. He currently serves as Senior Pastor of Valley Baptist Church in Appleton, Wisconsin. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors for Mission Aviation Support Association (MASA), an organization ministering to mission aviators who attend EAA AirVenture each year. He has served as an E.A.A. assistant chaplain for the past four years. EAA 882327