ADVENT 2021

    November 23, 2021

    ADVENT WORSHIP SCHEDULE:

    November 28, 2021 ~ 1st Sunday of Advent

    8:30 & 11:00 am Sanctuary Traditional Services:
    “Something Is About to Happen” ~ Rev. Ontonio Christie
    11:00 am The Gathering Contemporary Service in the CLC
    “Something Is About to Happen” ~ Dr. Darren M. McClellan



    December 5, 2021 ~ 2nd Sunday of Advent

    8:30 & 11:00 am Sanctuary Traditional Services:
    “Do You Hear What I Hear?” ~ Dr. Darren M. McClellan
    11:00 am The Gathering Contemporary Service in the CLC
    “Do You Hear What I Hear?” ~ Rev. Laura Parker


    December 12, 2021 ~ 3rd Sunday of Advent

    8:30 & 11:00 am Sanctuary Traditional Services: Christmas Music
    What Sweeter Music: A Festival of Carols by Mark Hayes
    11:00 am The Gathering Contemporary Service in the CLC
    Dr. Darren M. McClellan ~ “I Will Bring You Home”



    December 19, 2021 ~ 4th Sunday of Advent

    8:30 & 11:00 am Sanctuary Traditional Services:
    Rev. Laura Parker 
    11:00 am The Gathering Contemporary Service in the CLC
    Music Celebration: Christmas Unplugged



    December 24, 2021 ~ Christmas Eve*

    3:00, 5:00 and 8:00 pm with Dr. Darren M. McClellan in the Sanctuary
    “Those, Then, and Now This”
    3:30 and 5:30 pm with Rev. Laura Parker in the CLC
    “Those, Then, and Now This”

    *Nursery available at the 3:00, 5:00 & 5:30 pm services


    BREAKFAST AT THE MANGER

    Saturday, December 4, 8:30-10:30am, Christian Life Center $5 Pancake Breakfast ~ Games, Inflatables, Crafts and Santa This event is open to everyone! Invite your family, friends and neighbors!


    LUKE BIBLE STUDY

    This class led by Dr. Ann Pearson will meet for 2 weeks on Mondays, December 6th and 13th, from 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm in Wesley Hall. Come for a time of learning and table discussions, all are invited. We will pick up in late January and complete the book of Luke. Contact the Church office 251-928-1148 so we can have enough handouts for the class.


    WELCOME DINNER FOR NEW MEMBERS AND VISITORS

    One of the things we love to do at Fairhope United Methodist Church is make new people feel at home. We are opening the doors wide for hospitality and hosting a dinner for new members and visitors on Tuesday, December 7th, at 6:00 pm. Pastors, staff and volunteers will be present for you to get to know, as well as other folks who are somewhat new to our family. Please join us for this fun and informative event. Childcare can be provided upon request. RSVP to the church office by calling (251)928-1148 or online: https://www.fairhopeumc.org/article/fairhope-umc-welcome-dinner/


    BOARD OF STEWARDS MEETING

    Thursday, December 9th in Wesley Hall at 5:30 pm


    COFFEE WITH THE PASTORS

    Sunday, December 12th in the CLC Fellowship Hall at 9:45am


    CHRISTMAS CANTATA

    What Sweeter Music: A Festival of Carols by Mark Hayes
    Sanctuary Traditional Services: 8:30 and 11:00 am on Sunday, December 12th


    CHRISTMAS UNPLUGGED: Contemporary Music Celebration

    The Gathering service on Sunday, December 19th at 11:00 am.


    CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES

    3:00 pm, 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm (Sanctuary)
    3:30 pm & 5:30 pm (CLC)


    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 26

    8:30 am (Sanctuary) & 11:00 am (Combined worship in the CLC) ~ Sunday School will not be meeting


    CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS ~ CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED

    Monday & Tuesday ~ December 27-28, 2021

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