Fairmont United Methodist Church • Raleigh NC

a mission-oriented community

October Mission Opportunities

October is packed full of events for those interested in mission opportunities and social justice including affordable housing, food insecurity, and homelessness.

An Evening of Music: Friday, Oct. 25, 7:30 PM at Community UCC

Join Bett Padgett & Friends for a CD release celebration & benefit supporting Love Wins Community Engagement Center - Friday, October 25 at 7:30 PM at Community United Church of Christ on Dixie Trail. More details here.

Inclusive Conversation: A Biblical Foundation for Fully Including LGBTQ+ People in the UMC, Thursday, October 24 at Wake Forest UMC, 9:30 AM-2:30 PM. Cost: $15 for lunch

Join us for an event for all NC United Methodists - Learn how the church is called to be fully inclusive...Hear about the potential changes coming to the UMC at the upcoming General Conference...Presenters are Dr. William B. Lawrence, former Dean of Perkins School of Theology, former President of the United Methodist Judicial Council; Bishop Hope Morgan Ward, NC Conference; LGBTQI+ leaders including Caleb Parker and Rev. Deborah Morgan, NC Conference. To register, go to http://bit.ly/NCUMCNextRegistration. Sponsored by NC UMC Next. See more information and the Flyer here.

The Greater Triangle Area CROP Hunger Walk is Sunday, October 27 at Pullen Park at 2:00 PM

Church World Service, the sponsor of the walk is active in disaster relief efforts including for Hurricane Dorian. A percentage of the funds raised stay in the local area and will go to help victims of Hurricane Dorian.
There is a 3 mile walk and a 1 mile walk. AND, our own John Lewis is the DJ for the event. You can sign up to walk and donate online.

Sacred Resistance and Moving from Charity to Solidarity: Tuesday, Oct. 29 at Edenton Street UMC.

As Christians, when we see something that is wrong in our nation or community, how and when should we respond?
When we see a need in our community, how can we move beyond simple acts of charity to effect lasting change?
These are some of the questions Ginger Gaines- Cirelli and Clayton Childers will address in our upcoming Day of Learning...
Tuesday, October 29. 9am*- 3pm (*9-9:30am is registration)
Edenton Street UMC, Raleigh
Registration: $50**, includes lunch
**Bring three or more from your church and receive 20% off your total registration. Coupon Code: BRINGYOURTEAM. Must register by October 21 to receive discount. More information and register here.