Fairmont United Methodist Church • Raleigh NC

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Advent and Christmas at Fairmont

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve Service and Dinner

Christmas Eve: 5 pm
Dinner: Immediately after service

All are welcome to join us for a service of candlelight, carols, brass, and Communion as we celebrate the birth of Christ. Nursery care is available for children 5 and under. Immediately following the service, join us for dinner downstairs in the Fellowship Hall! Or worship online with us on Facebook Live.

Christmas Day

Christmas Day: 11 am

We’ll celebrate one simple, come-as-you-are Christmas Day service on Sunday, Dec. 25, at 11 am. (PJs welcome!) Children’s Church and nursery will not meet, and kids are welcome to worship with their grown-ups in this short, family-friendly service of story and song.

Impromptu Nativity Pageant

Impromptu Nativity Pageant

Join us Sunday, Dec. 11 at the 11 am service for one of our favorite traditions – the Impromptu Nativity Pageant! All kids, youth, and grown-ups are welcome to join as we tell and act out the Christmas story. No rehearsals required! Or worship online with us on Facebook Live.

Caroling and Cocoa

Cocoa and Caroling

Meet in our courtyard under the oaks on Thursday, Dec. 15, at 5:30 pm as we walk through the neighborhood caroling with old and new friends! All ages are welcome. After caroling, we’ll meet back under the oaks for cocoa and homemade cookies.

An Evening in December

Chancel Choir Presents “An Evening in December”

On Sunday, December 18, at 11 am and 7 pm services, the Chancel Choir and instrumentalists will present ”An Evening in December.” All are welcome to join us for this time of worship through music. Children’s Church and nursery care are available at 11 am worship. Or worship online with us on Facebook Live.

Longest Night

Longest Night Prayer

Drop in on Wednesday, Dec. 21 from 4-6 pm in the Sanctuary to light a candle and pray individually or with Pastor Christina. This time is especially for those who have experienced loss this year, need a moment of quiet, or just feel like the holidays aren’t quite so merry.



Honor a loved one by ordering a poinsettia to be displayed in worship. Each poinsettia is $10 and should be ordered by November 29 using the FUMC Poinsettias 2022 form.

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Toys for Robeson County

Toys for Robeson County

Help us make Christmas bright for families through the Robeson County Church and Community Center’s free store. Bring unwrapped toys to the church library by Sunday, Dec. 11 – or order online through our  Amazon Wish List.

Suggested items include dolls, balls, sports equipment, craft kits, toy cars, bicycles, tricycles, Big Wheels, action figures, board games, and electronic games.