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Updated March 30, 2015

Holy Week Services

Maundy Thursday April 2 at 7:00 p.m. – Join us as we celebrate Jesus’ mandate to his disciples: to remember his sacrifice and to serve.  You are welcome to participate in the sacrament of Holy Communion in commemoration of our Lord’s command.

Good Friday April 3 at 7:00 p.m. – Join us as we remember Jesus’ final words and sacrifice on the cross.

Holy Saturday – A day when all creation waits in silence, a day to remember and to hope.

Easter Sunday April 5 at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. – Join us to celebrate the climax of the covenant and the beginning of the Kingdom of God.  He has risen and so shall we.  Rev. Brian Maguire will preach, “The End of the Beginning” based on Mark 15: 1–8.

Announcements and Upcoming Events

On Easter morning, we will have a live cross.  Please bring fresh flowers to proclaim the Glory of our Risen Lord.

Lily Forms are due in the office by Monday, March 30th.

Men’s Group Lenten Series — “Books That Have Been Interesting and Influential in My Life.” will conclude Wednesday, April 1.  We will meet in the Fellowship Hall for breakfast at 8:00 am followed by the program from 8:30–9:00 am.  There will be a charge of $8.00 per person to cover expenses.  April 1: Brian Maguire will present on Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations and Augustine’s Confessions.

One Great Hour of Sharing will be collected on Easter.

The office will be closed Monday, April 6th.

The Women of Fairmont Coordinating Team will meet Monday, April 6th, in the Upper Room.  Volunteers for the Fashion Show should also plan to attend this meeting.

The Food Bank is in need of delivery people.  If anyone is interested, contact Paul Lamberger.  Also, donations of any food items are in great need.  Thank you for your generosity.

Castle Lunch volunteers are needed.  Lunch is served on the last Monday of the month to approximately 40 people.  Volunteers are needed to help prepare and serve food.  Please contact Joyce Hoffman

House of Bread volunteer days remaining for 2015 are May 11, August 3, and November 2.  All are on Monday.  House of Bread is a non-profit community kitchen which serves a hot, nutritious, lunchtime meal to anyone in need 7 days a week.  They are located at 9 Orth Avenue just off Riverview Avenue.  Volunteers help prepare and serve lunch and then help clean up.  The volunteer day is from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Signup sheets are located on the Mission Team bulletin board near the black and white narthex.  Hurry and signup soon.  Please contact Sally Kaskocsak

Registration for Preschool for the 2015–2016 School Year is open.  Registration forms may be found under the Preschool tab on the church website.  A non-refundable $50 registration fee is due at the time of registration.  If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour, please contact Coleen Petrello, Preschool Director, at 299-3539 or cpetrello@fairmontchurch.org.

Fairmont Presbyterian Church Night at the Dragons, May 27th at 7:00 p.m.  Sign–up sheets are available at the welcome desk.

Think warm thoughts...  Vacation Bible School 2015 is June 8th–12th!  Grab your sandals and robes and join us for a week in Nazareth, Jesus’ hometown!  The children will learn about where Jesus grew up as a little boy.  He had a family, friends, and went to church – just like us!  We are looking for decorations to make our Nazareth VBS come to life.  If you have burlap sacks, old rugs, Navajo blankets, or a wishing well lying around your house, please leave them in Rachel’s office with your name!  As always, volunteers and financial contributions are much needed and always welcome.  Please keep an eye out for the volunteer table (coming soon) in fellowship hall, and see Rachel if you are able to help in any way!  We hope to see you there.  Welcome home!

Join us for the Pastor’s Bible Study on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. in the resource room.

 

 
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