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Sunday Morning Worship, 11:00 AM, Sunday, November 2, 2014

October 31, 2014

Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
All Saints Sunday

Pre-Service music is by the Handbell Choir.
The Handbell Choir is playing a suite of 4 pieces for the pre-service music and the prelude. The piece also includes brass and organ.

The Anthem is a handbell arrangement of Pachelbel’s  Canon.

The Offertory is the second of two anthems sung at a wedding last weekend, O God, Beyond All Praising.

The message is Clearance for Landing.

Scripture Readings
1 John 3:1-3
Matthew 23:1-12


Sunday Night LIVE! November 2, 7:00 PM

October 31, 2014

Sunday Night LIVE! welcomes guest musicians, Ed Pratt & Band. The scripture reading is Matthew 23:1-12; the meditation is Clearance for Landing.  7:00 PM; informal worship, pre-service refreshments.

Healing Place Drivers:

Pickup: Ken Dulaney
Return: Durham Potter

Refreshments: Julia Lowrimore

A new first Sunday bus driver is needed to pick up the men from the Healing Place. Call the church office, 919-832-3316 for more information.
Volunteers are still needed on 2nd and 3rd Sundays to bring SNL snacks and drinks. Call the church office to volunteer. Thanks to Jean Porter for volunteering for 5th Sunday refreshments and to Julia Lowrimore who will help coordinate the refreshment calendar!







Happening This Week

October 31, 2014

Handbell Choir, Wednesdays, 6:00 PM
Chancel Choir rehearsals, Wednesdays, 7:00 PM

This Week and Upcoming
All Saints Sunday, Sunday, November 2, 11:00 AM
Outreach Team, Sunday, November 2, following the mission lunch.
Staff-Parish Relations Committee, Monday, November 3, 7:00 PM in the church library.
Finance Committee, Sunday, November 9, following the mission lunch.
JOY Circle, Monday, November 10, 11:00 AM at Ten Thousand Villages, Cameron Village.
Trustees, Monday, November 10, 7:00 PM in the church library.



Ministry Teams This Month

October 31, 2014

Healing Place Drivers
Nov. 2: Dulaney/Potter
Nov. 9: Oldham/Cox
Nov. 16: Michaels/Brock
Nov. 23: Jarrett/O’Quinn
Nov. 30: Dunne/Dunne

Nov. 2: Margie Roberts; John Lewis, Erik Sheahan, Beth Koziol
Nov. 9: Greg Kraus
Nov. 16: Mary Catharine Eberhart
Nov. 23: Jack Michaels
Nov. 30: Jean Porter

Acolytes & Bible Bearers
Nov. 2: Samantha & Oakley; Ruth
Nov. 9: Liza & London; McKenna
Nov. 16: Mia & Sara; Anna
Nov. 23: Elizabeth & Shayna; Katherine
Nov. 30: Will & Will; Jacob

Nov. 2: Head Usher: Joyce Anne Porter: Robert Porter, Cathy Ruff, Sam Evett
Nov. 9: Head Usher: Richard Waggoner; Pam Waggoner, Ken Dulaney, Jack Michaels
Nov. 16: Head Usher: Walter Brock: Pete Eberhart, Henry Jarrett, Scott Strickland
Nov. 23: Head Usher: TBD; James  & Joseph Womble
Nov. 30: Head Usher: Richard Waggoner: TBD

Mission Lunches
Nov. 2: Raleigh Wesley Alumni
Nov. 9: Lunch TBD
Nov. 16: Commitment Sunday Lunch
Nov. 23: Raleigh Wesley Foundation
Nov. 30: No lunch


Moving Forward, Changing Lives!–2015 Stewardship Campaign

October 31, 2014

Our Stewardship Sunday is scheduled for November 16. Come worship with us at 11:00 a.m. as we celebrate the abundance with which we are blessed, and we make our commitment to God’s plan for us in 2015.

Lunch will be provided immediately following the service featuring a presentation of “Fairmont at Our Best” and Gene Lowrimore’s “Locally-World-Famous-Lasagna!”

You will have received your commitment card in the mail so be sure to spend some time prayerfully considering your generous financial commitment to Fairmont in 2015. Bring that card with you to worship! (Additional cards will be available that morning as needed.)

Youth News

October 31, 2014

What a great month we had in October! Bazaar success, corn maze adventures, scavenger hunt photo fun, tie-dying, video inspiration, and the smashing of pumpkins… so much fun!

We have even more great plans we have for the upcoming weeks! Take a look at our schedule below and be sure to join us as often as you can!

Sunday, November 2
All youth are invited to join Ron Cox for a wonderful day of worship and exploring at
Hanging Rock! Be sure to bring a friend! (ALL Youth, even visitors, MUST have a completed permission packet signed by a parent/guardian before getting on the bus. Contact Pastor Beth if you need a packet.)

Leave the church at 7:00 a.m. – meet at the church bus.

Return to the church by 6:00 p.m. – just in time for a brief youth meeting to receive all the Pilgrimage information!

Friday, November 7 – Sunday, November 9
Pilgrimage in Fayetteville
All information will be available this Sunday, November 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Parents, you are welcome to attend!

Sunday, November 9
There will be no UMYF this night as Pastor Beth recovers from Pilgrimage!

Sunday, November 16

Men’s Breakfast — Friday, November 21

October 31, 2014

Friday, November 21
7:00 am
Fellowship Hall

With great enthusiasm, we are moving to a monthly breakfast! Mark your calendars for the third Friday of each month, and contact Walter Brock if you’d like to help provide a simple breakfast!

J.O.Y. Circle News

October 31, 2014

The JOY Circle will meet Monday, November 10 at 11:00 AM at Ten Thousand Villages, 435 Woodburn Road in Cameron Village. We’ll learn about Fair Trade Retailing and have the opportunity to shop. Christmas items will be on display including more than 50 Nativity scenes! So plan to purchase so gifts.
We have given $50 to the Ronald McDonald House in Durham which is near Duke Hospital. A gift to our Pastor’s Discretionary Fund was made as a “thank you” for her October presentation.
Plan to attend our meeting. It will be educational and fun! Visitors are always welcome!!

Sunday, November 2, is All Saints Sunday.

October 31, 2014

Please make plans to join us for worship at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. as we celebrate the lives of those saints who have entered the Church Triumphant this past year.

Traffic Alert–City of Oaks Marathon will close several roads around Fairmont. See below.

Layperson of the Year Nominations

October 27, 2014

Each year at Laity Sunday Fairmont announces who has been chosen Layperson of the Year. Do you know someone who has been active in the life of Fairmont, someone who is active in mission or service to Fairmont and the community. Let us know. Nomination forms are available in the church office, on the table in the sanctuary, and on line. (see link below) Forms need to be turned in by Sunday, November 1.
Mary Catharine Eberhart was our 2013 Layperson of the Year. For a complete list check out the plaque in the church library!

Lay Person of the Year Nominations_form


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