NEW DAY AND TIME FOR CENTERING PRAYER
Tuesdays at 1 pm in the Library
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 12 NOON, LIBRARY
September’s Book Club selection is We Never Asked for Wings by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Bring a sack lunch and join us!
YOUNG ADULT MEETING
MON., SEPT. 24, 7 PM IN THE LIBRARY
Open minded young adult spirituality group. Come have some snacks, meet some new friends and have some good chats! Ages 18-30, all are welcome!!! Contacts: Sydney Moore, Eliseo Paniagua
ACORN ARTICLES DUE
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 AT 9 AM
Is your ministry or group planning a fun / meaningful / spectacular / quiet event? Do you have a special occasion in your life that you would like to announce to your church family? Let everyone know in the monthly Acorn newsletter! Submit information about ongoing or special events, large or small, to the Church Office (office@FairOaksUMC.org). Early submissions are always accepted!
LITTLE METHODIST SCHOOL
MIXED BAG FUNDRAISER, SEPT. 10-26
This annual fundraiser directly benefits our preschool with classroom supplies and other needs. Order packets and more information are on the shelf under the Narthex Bulletin Board.
Fall Work Day
Saturday, September 29.
Please save the date and join the rest of our eager workers! We need Painters, Cleaners, Fabricators, Window washers, Weed Pullers, and some downright clever people!!! We’ll get started around 8:00-8:30 “ish” and wrap up around “noon-ish” Bring your favorite cleaning, painting, gardening stuff with you. Old clothes are a must as well as a sense of humor (required). Contact: Lance Bach, email@example.com, 916-361-0155
AUTUMN BOOK STUDY
“SENT” BY JORGE ACEVEDO
Sign-up in the Narthex today! Classes begin November 1. Contact: Kathy Glass, firstname.lastname@example.org, 916-454-5335
CLOTHING DRIVE FUNDRAISER
FOR HOMELESS OUTREACH
Paris Wicker will coordinate a Clothing Drive Fundraiser to benefit the Tarps for the Homeless Outreach Ministry. Look for a barrel in the Narthex through November to donate your wearable clothing. Please note: The Clothing Drive Fundraiser no longer accepts rags or un-wearable items. If you have any coats or jackets, please save those for the Downtown Ministries Coat Drive in October. Contact: Paris Wicker, 916-257-5272
WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO COMMUNICATE WITH YOU?
Let the Church Office know at email@example.com.
In an effort to improve our group communications, we are creating 3 groups of people based on their communication preference: text message, phone call, or email. Please contact the Church Office to make your choice and to double check that your contact information is correct. Updated church directories are also available through the Church Office.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR…
Upcoming Dates to Remember
09/29 Fall Work Day
10/08 Church office closed.
10/15 Church office closed.
10/20 Little Methodist School Trike-a-Thon, 9:30 am
11/01 “Sent” Book Study Groups begin
11/04 All Saints Sunday
11/04 Daylight Saving Time ends. Fall Back 1 hour.
11/05 Church Office closed.
11/15 Little Methodist School Thanksgiving Program, 6:30 pm
11/22 Thanksgiving Day. Church office closed.
12/01 Christmas Parade
12/02 1st Sunday of Advent
12/02 California International Marathon. Possible road closures.
12/24 Christmas Eve service
12/25 Christmas Day. Church office closed.
12/31 Tongan Ministry Watch Night service