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Sunday Morning Worship, 11:00 AM, Sunday, July 3, 2016

June 30, 2016

7th Sunday after Pentecost
Guest preacher, Steve Edwards
Steve Edwards is a Raleigh native. He grew up attending Hayes Barton UMC and graduated from Sanderson High School. He received an M.Div from Duke and served the NC Annual Conference from 1997-2005. In 2006, he took a position with Carolina Donor Services and has worked there until the present. He is an active member at Windborne UMC.

The anthem is  How Beautiful by Twila Paris and will be a duet by Kelly & John Lewis.

The Message is When You Are Desperate for a Healing Touch.

Scripture Readings
Psalm 30
2 Kings 5:1-14

 

 

Sunday Night LIVE! July 3, 7:00 PM

June 30, 2016

Sunday Night LIVE! welcomes back guest musician, Faye Scott and welcomes guest preacher, Steve Edwards. Steve Edwards is a Raleigh native. He grew up attending Hayes Barton UMC and graduated from Sanderson High School. He received an M.Div from Duke and served the NC Annual Conference from 1997-2005. In 2006, he took a position with Carolina Donor Services and has worked there until the present. He is an active member at Windborne UMC.
The scripture reading is 2 Kings 5:1-14; message is When You Are Desperate for a Healing Touch.

Healing Place Drivers:

Pickup: James Womble
Return: Durham Potter

PA Operator: Aubrey Apperson

Refreshment Volunteer: volunteer needed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happening This Week

June 30, 2016

Ongoing
UMYF, Sundays, 5:00 PM
Handbell Choir,
resumes August 10
Chancel Choir rehearsals, resumes August 10

This Week and Upcoming
Guest Preacher, Steve Edwards, Sunday, July 3, at 11:00 AM morning worship and at SNL!
Church Office will be closed Monday-Wednesday, July 4-6. Margie will be back in the office on Thursday.
Work Team Trip to Wilmington area, week of July 24-30
Camp #livedifferently, August 1-5–still time to sign up!

 


 

 

Men’s Breakfast — Takes a Break in July

June 23, 2016

Third Fridays
7:00 am
Fellowship Hall

The next breakfast will be Friday, August 19

Mark your calendars for the third Friday of each month, and contact Walter Brock if you’d like to help provide a simple breakfast!

We will resume our meetings in August when we’ll plan our next neighborhood event.

 


 

Reach, Renew, Rejoice!

June 23, 2016

Thanks to everyone who has participated so far in our campaign. Special thanks to our youth who have raised just over $1000 by babysitting, petsitting, chores and through donations. It is not too late for you to participate. Our totals to date–$66,780 pledged and $51,630 already received! Whatever the amount we should indeed REJOICE!

Link to June Newsletter

June 16, 2016

http://www.fairmontumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/June-2016-Focus.pdf

Ministry Teams This Month

June 9, 2016

Healing Place Drivers

June 5: Womble/Potter
June 12: Jarrett/Cox
June 19: Michaels/Brock
June 26: Oldham/O’Quinn

Liturgists/Communion Team

June 5: Reggie Ponder; Reggie & Carrie Ponder, Erik Sheahan
June 12: John Lewis
June 19: Erik Sheahan
June 26: Becky Michaels

Acolytes & Bible Bearers

June 5: Libby; Thomas
June 12: Shayna; TBD
June 19: Ruth; TBD
June 26: Katherine; TBD

Ushers/Greeters

June 5: Head Usher: Walter Brock: Pam Waggoner, Ken Dulaney, Robert Porter
June 12: Head Usher: Joyce Anne Porter: Pete Eberhart, Ruth, Jacob
June 19: Head Usher: Richard Waggoner: James Womble, Katy & Wick Haynes
June 26: Head Usher: Henry Jarrett: Jack Michaels

 

 

 

Fairmont UMC: A Reconciling Congregation

May 26, 2016

Our Welcome Statement:

“We at Fairmont United Methodist Church welcome with love and hospitality all people into the full life and ministry of our congregation.  In our faith journey we strive to live in God’s grace and to follow Jesus’ teachings. We celebrate the diversity of God’s creation and open our hearts and arms to everyone without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age, social/economic status, abilities, politics, education, or faith history.”

Fairmont is approaching our 1st year anniversary of becoming a member of Reconciling Ministries Network (which means we explicitly welcome LGBTQI folks). In honor of the anniversary we will be screening “An Act of Love,” a movie about Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was put on trial in the United Methodist Church for having performed a same sex marriage for his son. (Read more under “An Act of Love.”)

Coming this Summer–Camp #livedifferently

May 19, 2016

Camp #livedifferently

The idea for a summer day camp is born out of “who we are” as a church.  We are very mission oriented, and so we, as a church, are mission driven.  From food drives for the hungry to CROP walk and NAMI walk and our Fairmont Mission Work Team, we are truly defined by our actions.  With some of these activities, we are limited to what we can offer the younger members of our church. Here is the opportunity created by your Children’s Council to offer them an opportunity to learn and work on missions.

Camp #livedifferently at Fairmont United Methodist Church is offering children a hands-on experience to make a difference.  This camp will provide children with practical ways to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others and carry this on to their home, school, community, and the world. With their developing compassionate hearts, they will become the hands and feet of Christ by sharing the love of God.

This camp is based on the Bible verse from Matthew 25:35…”For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.”  Each day will offer missional events that include age appropriate learning and projects about hunger, clean water, welcoming and helping our neighbors.

This camp is open to children from 3 years old* through 5th grade.
*Child must be potty trained.

Dates: August 1 – 5, 2016
Time: 9am – 12noon
Cost**:        $50.00  May 1 or later

**Note:  Scholarships are available

Location: Fairmont United Methodist Church, 2501 Clark Ave., Raleigh, NC  27607

We need your help and want you to be a part of Camp #livedifferently. If you are interested in helping organize or participate in the activities, please contact Pastor Liz.

To Register

If you would like to register for Camp #livedifferently, you may download the registration form and email it to info@fairmontumc.org or mail it to Fairmont UMC.

Link to form here: http://www.fairmontumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Enrollment-Application-camp-livedifferently.pdf

We will contact you to let you know we have received your forms.  We will also need a check to secure your spot.  You may pay in full or pay 50% of the cost up front.

The remainder of the cost will be due by June1, 2016.

You may mail your registration form and check to:

Fairmont UMC
Attn: Camp #livedifferently
2501 Clark Ave.
Raleigh, NC  27607

REACH, RENEW, REJOICE!

May 12, 2016

Our campaign is off to a good start! Our goal is to collect or have commitments for $100,000 by June 12 AND to have 100% commitment to the campaign from our membership from $1 up! The campaign supports our budget shortfall and infrastructure needs.

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