November Acorn Newsletter Available HERE.
December Acorn deadline is November 21.
Please note that this is the Wednesday BEFORE Church Council meets.
OPEN INVITATION TO ALL FROM THE YOUNG ADULTS:
FRIENDSGIVING – APPETIZER EDITION!
On Saturday, November 10 from 4-6 pm, everyone is invited to bring their favorite appetizer and a friend or two to Friendsgiving – Appetizer Edition! In addition to food, fun, and fellowship, there will be Christmas card-making craft table. Cards will be distributed to local retirement homes and troops overseas during the holiday season. Contact: Sydney Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 6:30 PM, SANCTUARY
Pat and Dave Eichner will host pinochle this month. Come on out for a night of fellowship and fun. We will teach you to play Pinochle if you have never played before!
LITTLE METHODIST SCHOOL
Thankful……..we are thankful for our families, our friends, our pets and our health. We are looking forward to our annual Thanksgiving Program on Thursday, November 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the church. All church members are invited to this special program. As always, if you have any questions, please call Sue Jas at 916-961-0368. Happy Thanksgiving!
IN THE FAIR OAKS CHRISTMAS PARADE!
Everyone is invited and encouraged to join the Young Adults Group and the Little Methodist School in the annual Fair Oaks Christmas Parade!
Carpool: Those who want to carpool can meet at our Church at 3:30, we will leave at 3:45 for El Sereno High School.
Time: 4 - 4:30/45 PM
Where: Meet at El Sereno High School and walk Parade Path to Fair Oaks Chamber Community Clubhouse
What will we do: We will be participating in the Fair Oaks Christmas Parade. We will sing some Christmas Carols and enjoy quality time in the community together!
What to wear: It will be cold, come dressed in your best Christmas Caroling outfit!
Contact: Eliseo Paniagua; email@example.com; 209-423-9420
MARATHON ROAD CLOSURES AND DELAYS
SUNDAY, DEC. 2
The California International Marathon will run on Sunday, December 2, 2018, causing some intersections near the church to be closed. The race starts at 7 am near Folsom Dam and travels Oak Avenue, Fair Oaks Blvd., and J Street to the Capitol. Intersections will be closed only while the race comes through, but be prepared, if necessary, to leave home early and avoid the race course on your way to church. Street closure times posted in the Narthex.
SAVE THE DATES!
Saturday, November 24: Hanging of the Greens, 3 pm in the Sanctuary. Contact: Kathy Glass or Rosanne Stephenson
Monday, December 10: Young Adults Card-Making (open to all ages), 7 pm in the Library. Contact: Sydney Moore, Fairoaksumcya@gmail.com
Sunday, December 16: Christmas Caroling at local retirement homes. Contact: Eliseo Paniagua; firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW DAY AND TIME FOR CENTERING PRAYER
Tuesdays at 1 pm in the Library
MARK YOUR CALENDAR…
Upcoming Dates to Remember
11/15 Little Methodist School Thanksgiving Program, 6:30 pm
11/22 Thanksgiving Day. Church office closed.
11/24 Hanging of the Greens, 3 pm
12/01 Christmas Parade, 4 pm
12/02 1st Sunday of Advent
12/02 California International Marathon. Possible road closures.
12/09 Advent Concert, 7 pm
12/24 Christmas Eve service
12/25 Christmas Day. Church office closed.
12/31 Tongan Ministry Watch Night service
01/01 New Year’s Day. Church office closed.
01/06 Epiphany Sunday
01/07 - 01/11 Tongan Ministry Holy Week services.
01/17 Panera Bread Fundraiser, 4-8 pm
01/21 MLK, Jr. Day. Church office closed.
01/29 - 01/31 Gathering of the Orders, Modesto, CA
02/10 Boy Scout Sunday
02/18 Presidents’ Day. Church office closed.
03/06 Ash Wednesday
03/10 1st Sunday of Lent
03/10 Daylight Saving Time begins, Spring Forward 1 hour
03/26 Little Methodist School Habit Burger Fundraiser, 4-9 pm
04/14 Palm Sunday
04/18 Maundy Thursday
04/19 Good Friday
04/21 Easter Sunday
04/22 Easter Monday. Church Office closed.
05/12 Mother’s Day
05/24 Little Methodist School Last Day
05/27 Memorial Day. Church Office closed.
06/09 Pentecost Sunday
06/16 Father’s Day
06/16 Outdoor Service
07/04 Independence Day. Church office closed.
09/02 Labor Day. Church office closed.
10/06 World Communion Sunday
11/03 All Saints Sunday
11/03 Daylight Saving Time ends. Fall Back 1 hour.
11/28 Thanksgiving Day. Church office closed.
12/01 1st Sunday of Advent
12/24 Christmas Eve
12/25 Christmas Day. Church office closed.
12/31 Tongan Ministry Watch Night service.