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Sunday Morning Worship, 11:00 AM, Sunday, February 7, 2016

February 4, 2016

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

The anthem is an arrangement of Who At My Door Is Standing.

Message is Open Door: Justifying Grace.

Scripture Readings
Psalm 84
Ephesians 2:1-10



Sunday Night LIVE! February 7, 7:00 PM

February 4, 2016

Sunday Night LIVE! welcomes back guest musician, Reggie Jeffries. The scripture reading is Ephesians 2:1-10; the message is Open Door: Justifying Grace.

Healing Place Drivers:

Pickup: James Womble
Return: Durham Potter

PA Operator: Greg Kraus

Refreshment Volunteer: Julia Lowrimore








Happening This Week

February 4, 2016

UMYF, Sundays, 5:00 PM
Handbell Choir,
Wednesdays, 6:00 PM (resumes Jan. 6)
Chancel Choir rehearsals, Wednesdays, (resumes Jan. 6)

This Week and Upcoming
Chili Cook-Off, Mission Lunch on Sunday, February 7, following morning worship.
JOY Circle, Monday, February 8, 11:00 AM at Fairmont.
Children’s Team, Monday, February 8, 6:00 PM at Fairmont.
Trustees, Monday, February 8, 7:00 PM at Fairmont.
Ash Wednesday Service, Wednesday, February 10 at Westover UMC. Soup supper at 6:00 PM, followed by worship at 7:00 PM.
Valentine’s Chocolate Party, Friday, February 12, 5:00-8:00 PM at Susie Mallard Barnes’ House to benefit the Work Team
Finance Committee
, Sunday, February 14, following the mission lunch.
Dinner Theater, Saturday, February 20, 5:00-7:30 PM in the Fairmont Youth Room (with stage)






Ash Wednesday Service at Westover UMC

February 4, 2016

Joint Ash Wednesday Service with Westover UMC: This year’s Ash Wednesday service will be held on Wednesday, February 10 at Westover UMC (on Powell Dr.) The evening begins at 6:00 PM with a simple soup and bread supper. Our service begins at 7:00 PM. This year the music will be led by the Raleigh Wesley Foundation students. We’ll sing our way through the service Taize songs, receive imposition of ashes and share in Holy Communion.

Valentine’s Chocolate Party

February 4, 2016

Valentine’s Chocolate Party to benefit the Fairmont Work Team, Friday, February 12, 5-8 pm at Art & Susie Mallard Barnes’ house: Heavy hors d’oeuvres, chocolate desserts, beverages; Donations for the Work Team appreciated.  All ages welcome!  Feel free to bring guests. To RSVP, get directions, or for more info: Susie Mallard Barnes (919) 412-3230 © or

Fairmont’s Got Talent!

February 4, 2016

Join us at Fairmont UMC for dinner and theater combined! On Saturday, February 20, we will hold a dinner theater. The entertainment will begin at 5 pm and conclude by 7:30. Dinner will be table service with many different dessert options available. Suggested ticket price is $10, but, this is a pay what you want meal! If you have a family of five, you don’t need to pay the same price for all.
If you would like to be a part of the cabaret, please contact Laura Bottomley at

The Challenge is on!

February 4, 2016

Bishop Hope Morgan Ward is encouraging people in the North Carolina Conference to join the Western North Carolina Conference in accepting the challenge from United Methodists in the Denver area to collect non-perishable food items. After the game, the number of items will be tallied and many people will be blessed. Monetary donations will count as 1 item per dollar. (Read more about this great mission opportunity on the conference web site,

The Challenge is on!

February 4, 2016

Bishop Hope Morgan Ward is encouraging people in the North Carolina Conference to join the Western North Carolina Conference in accepting the challenge from United Methodists in the Denver area to collect non-perishable food items. (see article below)

Ministry Teams This Month

February 4, 2016

Healing Place Drivers
Feb. 7: Womble/Potter
Feb. 14: Oldham/Cox
Feb. 21: Michaels/Brock
Feb. 28: Jarrett/O’Quinn

Liturgists/Communion Team
Feb. 7: Helen Kraus; Helen & Greg Kraus, Julie Southwick
Feb. 14: Joseph Womble
Feb. 21: TBD
Feb. 28: Wesley Students

Acolytes and Bible Bearers
Coming Soon

Coming Soon

Mission Lunch
Jan. 3: Methodist Home for Children
Feb. 7: Chili Cook-Off
Feb. 14: Valentine’s Brunch
Feb. 21: TBD
Feb. 28: TBD

PA Operator Schedule

1st Sundays
Morning: Aubrey Apperson,
SNL!: Greg Kraus,

2nd Sundays
Morning: Josh Kraus,
SNL!: Bob Ladich,

3rd Sundays
Morning Walter Brock,
SNL! Walter Brock,

4th Sundays
Morning: Pam Bowden,
SNL!: John Lewis,

5th Sundays
Morning: Pam Bowden,
SNL!: John Lewis,




2016 Church Council and Committee Members

January 14, 2016

Many thanks to all who serve on our Church Council and various committees.

Church Council has pared down its membership and will consist of the Chairperson, James Womble, the Lay Leader, Walter Brock, the chairs of SPRC, Finance, Trustees, Church Treasurer, Robert Porter, Lay Delegate to Annual Conference, Jean Porter, UMW President, Carole Morris, Youth Representative, Katherine Shearin, Pastor Liz Roberts, and representatives from Nurture, Worship, Outreach, and Witness.

Staff-Parish Relations Committee: Bob Ladich (2016), Chairperson; Liz Roberts, Walter Brock, Lay Leader; Jean Porter, Lay Delegate to Annual Conference
Class of 2016—Bob Ladich, Richard Loeppert, Marilyn Dixon, Walter Brock (Lay Leader)
Class of 2017—Laura Bottomley, Jennifer Baumgarner, Anita Oldham
Class of 2018—Pam Bowden, Les Seitz, Julia Lowrimore

Finance Committee: Greg Bottomley (2016), Chairperson; Liz Roberts, Pastor; Jean Porter, Lay Delegate to Annual Conference and Financial Secretary; James Womble, Church Council Chairperson; Bob Ladich, SPRC Chairperson, Billie Jeanne Satterwhite, Trustee Chairperson; Tamara Ladich, Stewardship Chairperson; Walter Brock, Lay Leader; Robert Porter, Church Treasurer; Pete Eberhart, Member-at-large PEF; Reggie Ponder, Member-at-large Legacy Leader
Class of 2016 Member-at-large—Greg Bottomley, Tamara Ladich, Erik Sheahan
Class of 2017 Member-at-large—Marvin Miller, Michael Houser, John Phelps

Board of Trustees: Billie Jeanne Satterwhite, Chairperson; Greg Bottomley, Finance Chairperson; Liz Roberts, Pastor; Walter Brock, Lay Leader
Class of 2016—Kevin Bowden, Peggy Davis, Jack Michaels
Class of 2017—Kent Wiggins, Durham Potter, Billie Jeanne Satterwhite
Class of 2018—Richard Waggoner, Sandra Cox, Sam Evett

Many thanks to our outgoing members, and special thanks to outgoing chairpersons Gene Lowrimore (Finance) and Jack Michaels (Trustees).

These and other committees/teams will be posted on the bulletin board by the church office.


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