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Sunday Morning Worship, 11:00 AM, Sunday, January 25, 2015

January 22, 2015

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

The anthem is an arrangement of a traditional Shaker Hymn, Followers of the Lamb.

The pre-service music, prelude and offertory feature guest musicians, Nikki Short and Family–Shortly Thereafter.
Special thanks to Greg Bottomley who is filling in today for organist, Dayle Welch.

The meditation is Drop the Net and Step Away!

Scripture Readings
Jonah 3:1-5, 10
Psalm 62:5-12
Mark 1:14-20


Sunday Night LIVE! January 25, 7:00 PM

January 22, 2015

Sunday Night LIVE! The Fairmont Gospel Revue is back! Scripture lesson is Hebrews 12:1-3, meditation is Hitting the Wall.

Healing Place Drivers:

Pickup: Henry Jarrett
Return: Mark O’Quinn

Refreshment Volunteer: Betsy Lampley

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!







ACTS Group meets January 26, 7:00 PM

January 22, 2015

ACTS Group meets Monday, January 26, 7:00 PM at Fairmont. The guest speaker will be Sheila Prosser who will speak to us about Dream Coat Ministries.
This is a non-profit that she founded which provides clothes and household items for free to those who have lost everything as a result of various circumstances. In addition, she established a thrift store to sell items to cover the Ministries costs.
So come and bring a friend! Also bring items for the thrift shop. These include clothes. linens, pots and pans and other household items. We will also take up a freewill offering to give her a small cash donation.

Happening This Week

January 22, 2015

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

This Week and Upcoming
Work Team Meeting, Sunday, January 25, following the mission lunch.
ACTS Group
, Monday, January 26, 7:00 PM at Fairmont.
UMYF Chili Cook-Off, Sunday, February 1, mission lunch following morning worship.
Staff-Parish Relations Committee, Monday, February 2, 7:00 PM.




January 22, 2015

Fairmont Youth!
Be sure to come out and join us Sunday nights at 5pm and bring a friend! Starting this month we will begin youth with music by the Wesley band. If you have any song suggestions be sure to let Caroline know!
February 1 we will have the Chili Cookoff youth fundraiser- you don’t want to miss that! Also coming up we have the 30 Hour Famine, February 27-28, at Fairmont, ending with a pot luck meal.
We are also going to have a lock in coming up January 30-31.
Parents- We are looking for volunteers to help chaperone the 30 Hour Famine overnight. Please contact Caroline Mansfield if you are willing to help- She will also be looking for volunteers for the lock in.

Chili Cook-Off is February 1.

January 22, 2015

The UMYF annual “Souper Bowl” is a chili cook-off coming February 1. If you would like to enter the cook-off see Greg or Helen Kraus. Everyone else, please join us at the luncheon and may the best chili win!

Link to January newsletter

January 16, 2015

Here is the link for the January Fairmont Focus.

Men’s Breakfast — Mark you calendars for third Fridays

January 8, 2015

Third Fridays
7:00 am
Fellowship Hall

The next breakfast will be Friday, January 16.

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!

We will continue our discussion of Christians in business using the book “Business for the Glory of God”.

Ministry Teams This Month

January 8, 2015

Healing Place DriversJan. 4: Dulaney/Potter
Jan. 11: Cox/Oldham
Jan. 18: Michaels/Brock
Jan. 25: Jarrett/O’Quinn

Liturgists/Communion Team
Jan. 4: Erik Sheahan
Jan. 11: Lynn Edmonds; Cathy Ruff, Greg & Laura Bottomley
Jan. 18: Henry Jarrett
Jan. 25: Becky Michaels

Acolytes & Bible Bearers
Jan. 4: Elizabeth & Ruth; Katherine
Jan. 11: Thomas & Will; Madeline
Jan. 18: Will & Liza; Shayna
Jan. 25: Samantha & Oakley; Jacob

Jan. 4: Head Usher: Richard Waggoner: Pam Waggoner, James & Joseph Womble
Jan. 11: Head Usher: Richard Waggoner; Ken Dulaney, Sam Evett
Jan. 18: Head Usher: Walter Brock: Robert Porter
Jan. 25: Head Usher: Henry Jarrett: Jack Michaels, Cathy Ruff

Mission Lunches
Jan. 4: No lunch
Jan. 11: Potato Bar for Stop Hunger Now
Jan. 18: TBD
Jan. 25: Wesley Foundation for their spring mission trip

JOY Circle News

January 8, 2015

Can you believe it’s 2015? A New Year means new projects, new speakers, and new pledges.
JOY Circle meets Monday, January 12 at 11:00 AM in the worship center. Our speaker is from the Wake County Animal Shelter. Please bring canned or bagged pet food for that organization. We will fill out pledge cards for UMW for 2015. We will also fill lunch bags for the Brown Bag Ministry.
Looking forward to seeing some energized people and maybe some visitors!

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