Fairmont United Methodist Church • Raleigh NC

a mission-oriented community

Breakfast with Santa is Saturday, December 8!

Santa and ElvesFairmont UMC will be hosting the annual Breakfast with Santa fundraiser. All of our families are invited to this fun and festive event. BWS will be held on Saturday, December 8th from 9 to 11am downstairs in the Fellowship Hall. The price is $5.00 for adults and children. In addition to lots of yummy food and treats, Santa will be there as well!

Opportunities for Giving and Mission--Fairmont Families Helping Families For Christmas

  • Adopt A Family For Christmas Dinner-Help provide a Christmas Dinner and a gift card for a needy family in Wake County. We will provide a list of what is needed along with the name of a family provided by Family Promise of Wake County. Target delivery date is between December 16th and December23rd.
  • Bring Your Cans To Church Sunday December 9th and 30th-Bring canned goods and other nonperishable food items as well as personal items such as diapers, shopping bags, toothpaste, soap, toothbrushes, tissue etc. They will be delivered to Urban Ministries of Wake County to help needy families in our community.
  • Robeson County Church and Community Center Christmas Store-Robeson County is one of the poorest counties in North Carolina (and hard hit by recent hurricanes!) Each year Fairmont collects toys and other needed items for their Christmas store. Target date for delivery is Monday, December 17th so items need to be in the church library by Sunday, Dec. 16th. Suggested items are listed below (do not wrap donations)
    Basketballs, Footballs, Soccer Balls, Basketball Shorts,Scarves and gloves with the fingers cut out, Nonviolent games and toys, Snap back caps, Hoodies, Clothing for middle school age children, Crazy Socks, Jewelry making kits, Makeup kits, Hair Accessories, Toiletries, colognes, and perfumes, Electronic games-MP3 CD player, I Tune gift cards, Gift Cards-Walmart, Target, CVS

Chancel Choir Christmas Cantata is December 16

On Sunday, December 16, the Chancel Choir will present the Christmas cantata, An Evening in December at the morning worship service. “How can we adequately tell the story of our transcendent God becoming a human being, becoming the poorest of the poor and weakest of the weak, in order to give us His bound-less, everlasting life? How can we celebrate such an event? An Evening in December created by Tom Fettke and David Huntsinger, is one such a retelling. It’s filled with traditional carols and original anthems that will stir hearts and fill us with the warmth and spirit of the coming Lord.”

Advent Schedule

December 2 - First Sunday in Advent

11:00 AM - Christmas Music Setting for Holy Communion
7:00 SNL - Guest Musician, Luis LaPorte

December 8 - Breakfast with Santa, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall

December 9 - Second Sunday in Advent

11:00 AM - Morning Worship
7:00 PM - SNL! -Women of Faith

December 16 - Third Sunday of Advent

11:00 AM - Chancel Choir Christmas Music
7:00 PM - SNL! - Fairmont Gospel Revue

December 23 - Fourth Sunday in Advent

11:00 AM - Lessons and Carols and an impromptu Christmas Pageant
7:00 PM - SNL! - Lessons and Carols

December 24 - Christmas Eve

5:00 PM - Communion, brass, luminaries, candles
6:00 PM - Fellowship Dinner for All

December 25 - CHRISTMAS DAY!