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UPCOMING EVENTS


July Acorn Newsletter Available HERE.

August Acorn deadline is Monday, July 22 at 9 am.

Early submissions are always accepted!


RED WHITE & BLUE BBQ / PIE AUCTION!

Click HERE for flyer.

When: Saturday, July 13, 2019, 5 pm

Where: Fair Oaks United Methodist Church Sanctuary

Cost: $25 family (parents+kids); $10 adults; $6 ages 12 & under

Chair: Karenza Samcoff, 916-633-8140

  • Boy Scout Troop 215 will hold a flag retirement ceremony before dinner begins.
  • Main dish to be grilled by our very own FOUMGs (Fair Oaks United Methodist Grillmasters).
  • Please bring a side dish or salad to share.
  • Pie Auction to follow dinner.
  • Please see Karlene Brown to help with advance purchasing of supplies.
  • Tickets on sale in the Narthex (entry of Sanctuary) on Sundays. Number of tickets sold = how much food is purchased. Please purchase a ticket so we can get an accurate head count!
  • Volunteers also needed to help with set-up, clean-up, kitchen duties, grilling, etc.

  • 4-week Sermon Series “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

    Sundays, June 23 - July 14, 2019

    Week Three, July 7, 2019: “In Some Ways We Are Different”

  • School Supplies for Downtown Ministries (see the July Acorn newsletter for the supply list)
  • Week Four, July 14, 2019: “Look for the Helpers”

  • Be a Superhero this week! Wear your superhero cape, t-shirt, socks...
  • Pastor Kim will also bless law enforcement badges, teacher lesson plans, or any other items that our neighborhood Helpers use to do their jobs. Encourage someone you love to bring their item to church for a blessing.

  • Upcoming Sermon Series

    "The Greatest Showman"

    “The Greatest Showman” Movie Night is Friday, July 26 at 6:30 pm in our Sanctuary!


    COMMUNION SUNDAY

    1st Sunday of every month.

    In the United Methodist Church, communion is open to all persons. The communion offering, which can be placed in the offering plates on the chairs on the inside end of the front row, is for the pastor’s discretionary fund. It is used for meeting the needs of individuals in our community and congregation facing financial emergencies or for special needs of the church.


    COMMUNION FOR THE HOMEBOUND

    1st Sunday of the month.

    Communion for the Homebound is offered on the first Sunday of each month. Please contact the Church Office at 916-961-6631 if you or someone you know would like to receive communion in their home.


    YOUNG ADULTS GROUP

    JULY 8 AND 22, 7 PM IN THE CHOIR ROOM

    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, fairoaksumcya@gmail.com


    PINOCHLE

    FRIDAY, JULY 12, 6:30 PM, SANCTUARY

    Pinochle will be played this month on Friday, July 12. Come on out for a night of fellowship and fun. We will teach you to play Pinochle if you have never played before!


    CHURCH OFFICE HOURS:

    MONDAY – FRIDAY, 9 AM – 1 PM

    Closed July 5-7 and July 24-28, 2019.


    MARK YOUR CALENDAR…

    Upcoming Dates to Remember

    06/23 - 07/14 Sermon Series “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

    07/04 - 07/07 Church office closed.

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

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

    07/24 - 07/28 Church office closed.

    07/26 “The Greatest Showman” Movie Night, 6:30 pm

    07/27 River Cats Faith and Family Night

    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

    10/13 Church Charge Conference

    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.


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