Announcements & Events

Upcoming Events

Saying Goodbye to Donna, Fairmont’s Administrative Assistant
Open House in the church office
Wednesday May 16 – 10:00am to 12:00pm
Coffee – Tea – Pastries
Stop by and send Donna off with your best wishes and thanks. Share a memory with her and enjoy a coffee and pastry. Her last day will by May 18, 2018.


Pastor Kelley Shin will start as Associate Pastor of Fairmont Presbyterian Church on Monday May 21. Pastor Kelley brings over 30 years’ experience as a pastor in a variety of congregations around the country. Kelley brings enthusiasm and a huge heart for the caring ministries of the church and working though relationships to form people as disciples of Jesus Christ. Over the next few months, Pastor Kelley will be getting to know you all as she starts her ministry at Fairmont. Pastor Kelley will also be helping the Deacons, pastoral care givers, Mom and Me, and the Christian Formation Team. We all look forward to serving alongside Pastor Kelley as together we build Fairmont’s future! Her email address will be

Ladies…You Can Change the Life of a Fairmont High School Student!—Recently we heard from College Promise Executive Director (and Fairmont member) Patrick Gill about how you might participate in this life-changing opportunity. There is still a need for mentors for a couple of 9th grade girls at Fairmont High School for this fall.  If you were considering volunteering for this wonderful program, please contact Patrick as soon as possible…225-9922.

Dinners for 8 sign ups are in Fellowship Hall! Sign up with a friend, a spouse, or by yourself and you will be put in groups of 8 or 9 to meet with each month for a meal together. It’s a lot of fun and a great way to get to know your church family better. If you have questions, call Julie Boden at 299-3082.

VBS Update – Registration is already full for our 2018 Vacation Bible School! With a cap of 70 children, we are officially “maxed out!” I am still looking for Crew Guides and Assistant Crew Guides to cover our 70 registrants. I would LOVE to open our VBS to more children, but I simply cannot do it without more volunteers. Please prayerfully consider signing up to help. I’m happy to answer any questions you have!

Donna Schoonmaker is resigning effective this Friday as Administrative Assistant. She is leaving after being employed for 7 years. She has taken a similar position at another Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati, closer to her new home. Her address is:1081 Carrington Place, Maineville, OH 45039.The job is posted on our website. Please keep the Personnel Team in your prayers as we continue to search for a new Administrative Assistant.

House of Bread – Mark your calendar for 2018! We are working May 29, August 1, and November 1. On these days, we are sending a team to slice, dice, mix, and serve lunch for more than 200 hungry folks. There are jobs that can be completed while sitting. Join us from 9:00-2:00pm for this valuable service to the hungry in our community. We can carpool if you would like! Sign up on the Mission Team bulletin board.

Attention Golfers! Prepare your game! Fairmont Presbyterian’s Golf Outing is scheduled to occur on Sunday, September 23, at the Pipestone Golf Club located in Miamisburg. Tee-off time is slated for 1:00pm. Men and women are welcome to play, as the format will be 4-person scramble (18-holes) with a shot-gun start. Golf cart is included, as well as buffet dinner. Prizes will be awarded. Please contact Daryll Sakada (, Mike Rothenberger ( or Dave Youngerman (,

The Art, Craft and Antique Show committee is collecting vintage items and seasonal decorations, including Christmas decorations. Thank you.

Food Pantry—The food pantry is in need of egg noodles and laundry and dish detergent. Please place items in the bins in the coat room by the office and outside Ashley’s office. Thank you.

Preschool Job Update—Congratulations to Tracy Landgren on her new role as a director and lead teacher of the 4-year-old class! Our search continues for a teacher for the 3-year-old class. If you know  anyone who would be interested in this position please contact the office or visit the church website.