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May Acorn Newsletter Available HERE.

June Acorn deadline is Monday, May 27 at 9 am.

Early submissions are always accepted!

Save the Dates!

Reconciling Ministry Events

  • Reconciling Sunday is June 2. Guest Speaker Julie Strathdee.
  • Sacramento Pride Fest is June 8-9 (click HERE for informational flyer).
  • Contact: Reconciling Ministry Chair Ruby Wicker, 916-833-8796


    JUNE 11, 3:30 PM

    Missionary Katherine Parker will give a presentation on Tuesday, June 11 at 3:30 pm in our Sanctuary. All are invited to attend. Katherine is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church serving as a Health and Community Transformation Advisor with the United Mission to Nepal (UMN). Katherine’s work in Nepal is focused in three areas: 1) Adolescent empowerment, including sexual reproductive health and rights and menstrual hygiene; 2) Maternal and child health; and 3) Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). The United Mission to Nepal works in five areas for community transformation: education, health, hospitals, peacebuilding, and sustainable livelihoods. Contact: Sharon Jackson, 415-450-1115, sjjackson921@gmail.com


    June, July, and August

    The Chancel Choir will be on summer break until September. We are looking for Singers and Musicians to provide the anthem during church services during this time period. Please volunteer to share your talent by signing up on the clipboard located on the choir room door. Please contact the Music Director for more information or if you need an accompanist. Contact: Eliseo Paniagua, eliseopaniagua@yahoo.com, 209-423-9420


    June 3 - August 1, 2019

    Who: Children ages 2.5 to 6 years old (must be potty trained)

    What: Summer Camp at Little Methodist School

    When: Monday through Thursdays between June 3 through August 1.

    Cost: $85 per week

    Contact: Preschool Director Sue Jas, 916-961-0368, littleschool@sbcglobal.net



    When: Saturday, July 13, 2019, 5 pm

    Where: Fair Oaks UMC Sanctuary

    Tickets: On sale in June

    Chair: Karenza Samcoff, 916-633-8140


    Next meeting Sunday, May 26, 2019.

    Church Council now meets on the 4th Sunday of each month at 11:15 am in Spencer. The next meeting is Sunday, May 26. Contact: Church Council Chair Helena Hurst, 916-853-1127, hahurst@sbcglobal.net.


    Choir Schedule for Summer Break:

  • May 26 will be the last Sunday the Chancel Choir will sing in church.
  • September 4 will be the first Wednesday rehearsal after summer break.
  • September 8 will be the first Sunday that the Chancel Choir will be back in church.
  • Sign up for Special Music over the summer. See Eliseo Paniagua or look for the sign up sheet on the choir room door. For more information, contact Music Director Eliseo Paniagua, eliseopaniagua@yahoo.com; 209-423-9420


    MONDAY – FRIDAY, 9 AM – 1 PM

    Closed May 27, 2019.


    Upcoming Dates to Remember

    05/26 Last Choir Sunday before Summer break.

    05/27 Memorial Day. Church Office closed.

    06/02 Reconciling Sunday

    06/08 - 06/09 Sacramento Pride Festival

    06/09 Sacramento Pride Parade

    06/09 Pentecost Sunday

    06/09 Guest Pastor in the Pulpit: Rev. Don Fado

    06/11 Missionary Katherine Parker presentation, 3:30 pm

    06/11 - 06/19 Church Office closed.

    06/16 Father’s Day

    06/16 Outdoor Service

    06/18 - 06/22 Annual Conference in Modesto, CA

    07/04 Independence Day. Church office closed.

    07/13 Red White Blue BBQ & Pie Auction, 5:30 pm

    07/23 Circuit-wide Song Fest at St. Mark’s UMC, 3 pm

    08/19 Little Methodist School Fall Session begins

    09/02 Labor Day. Church office closed.

    09/04 Choir rehearsals resume.

    09/08 Chancel Choir returns to Sunday services.

    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.


    General Conference, TBA

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