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Sunday Morning Worship, 11:00 AM, Sunday, May 1, 2016

April 28, 2016

Sixth Sunday of Easter

The Handbell Choir will play two pieces for pre-service music and one piece in the anthem slot.

The message is Reach.

Scripture Readings
Psalm 67
Acts 16:9-15



Sunday Night LIVE! May 1, 6:45 PM

April 28, 2016

Sunday Night LIVE! welcomes guest preacher, Steve Hickle and welcomes back the Fairmont Gospel Revue on SNL’s 23rd anniversary; mini-concert starts at 6:45 PM. The scripture readings are Matthew 11:28-30 and  1 Corinthians 10:13, meditation is Say What!?

Healing Place Drivers:

Pickup: James Womble
Return: Durham Potter

PA Operator: Greg Kraus

Refreshment Volunteer: Julia Lowrimore








Happening This Week

April 28, 2016

UMYF, Sundays, 5:00 PM
Handbell Choir,
Wednesdays, 6:00 PM
Chancel Choir rehearsals, Wednesdays, 7:00 PM

This Week and Upcoming
Handbells at morning worship, Sunday, May 1, starting with pre-service music.
Mission Lunch, Sunday, May 1, following morning worship; hear about REACH, RENEW, REJOICE and support the work team.
Finance Committe, Sunday, May 1, following lunch (meeting moved to first Sunday because of Mother’s Day.)
Fairmont Gospel Revue, SNL! Anniversary, May 1; mini-concert starts at 6:45 PM; Steve Hickle will be guest preacher.
Blanket Sunday/Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8.




Bring Your Cans to Church!

April 28, 2016

We continue our collection of non-perishable foods for Urban Ministries Food Pantry. This Sunday, May 1, we’ll also collect fresh fruit and veggies for the pantry.

Bring Your Other Cans to Church!

April 28, 2016

Did you know we will gladly take your aluminum cans…soda cans, pet food cans, anything aluminum! Jean Porter is collecting the cans and selling them to the recycling facility. Proceeds go to the Pastor Discretionary Fund. We don’t have a specific collection site so please call Jean, 919-832-2221, when you are ready to bring a bagful.
…And, Wick Haynes is collecting every other kind of metal–up to and including cars! Call him at 919-771-5471.

This Sunday, May 1, we will present our plan to REACH, RENEW, REJOICE!

April 28, 2016

Please come to the service and mission lunch afterwards to hear more details.This is our chance to share a wonderful meal and give a donation to support our work team friends who are donating a week of their summer to serve others doing repair efforts in Wilmington.

Fair Trade Coffee Now Available!

April 21, 2016

Fair Trade Coffee is back now at Fairmont. Money raised from the sales of the coffee will benefit Fairmont’s mission trips. They are good as a gift, for home or your office. The coffee is provided through Equal Exchange. See Henry Jarrett to purchase your coffee.

NAMI Walk, Saturday, May 7, at the Dorothy Dix Campus

April 14, 2016

For years Fairmont has been a strong supporter of the annual NAMI WALK by its sponsorship, walk teams, and individual contributions.  Now is the time for Fairmont to show its continuing commitment to  local mental  health needs. Go to the NAMI web site, to participate in this year’s event.

Ministry Teams This Month

April 7, 2016

Healing Place Drivers

April 3: Womble/Potter
April 10: Cox/Oldham
April 17: Michaels/Brock
April 24: Jarrett/O’Quinn

Liturgists/Communion Team

April 3: Erik Sheahan; Beth Koziol, Jean Porter
April 10: Pam Bowden
April 17: Becky Michaels
April 24: Henry Jarrett

Acolytes & Bible Bearers

April 3: Avery, Jacob; Thomas
April 10: Vivian; Shayna
April 17: Samantha & Libby; Ruth
April 24: Liza & Will; Katherine


April 3: Head Usher: RichardWaggoner: Sam Evett, Ken Dulaney
April 10: Head Usher: Joyce Anne Porter; Pam Waggoner, Katy & Wick Haynes
April 17: Head Usher: Walter Brock: Pete Eberhart, Art & Oakley Barnes
April 24: Head Usher: TBD: James Womble, Robert Porter

Mission Lunches

April 3: for Apportionments
April 10: no lunch—Rock ‘n Roll Marathon
April 17: Raleigh Wesley Foundation for their Mission Trip
April 24: TBD






New Member Sunday is April 24

April 7, 2016

Are you interested in becoming a member of Fairmont UMC? Our next new member Sunday is April 24, 2016 at both the 11:00AM and the 7:00 PM worship services. If you have questions or are ready to join, please contact the church office or Pastor Liz .


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