Welcome To Fairview Presbyterian Church

Our Worship Services are held in the Sanctuary located at 857 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 at 11:00 a.m. In an effort to keep everyone safe and healthy, please take note and follow the safety precautions listed further down this page. If you are unable to join us at this time, we hope that you will feel the love of Christ through the Word proclaimed through speech and song in our virtual worship (link below), and that you will join us in body and in spirit when you are able. If you have questions, contact us via email through this website or please call (770)-963-7059

 

Latest Sermon

Oct 17th: Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost

Liturgist: Mary Bettinger

Scripture: Job 38:1-7, 34-41; Hebrews 5:1-10

Sermon Title: The Life and Times of Job, Part II

Theme: This week, God answers Job’s questions. Is that really what happens, though? Come and learn what we can from how God responds to Job’s cry for answers for his suffering. We will answer our own questions about how to encounter suffering and then rise above it.

Covid Delta Variant Safety Precautions

Masks are encouraged during service. There is adequate seating in the sanctuary for social distancing. Please be mindful of others’ comfort levels and safety concerns.

Friends and Family of Fairview,

Masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged during worship service and fellowship. Please us precautionary measures to protect yourself and others from the COVID-19 variants as we have members that are immune compromised.

Please see attachment for COVID-19 protocols.

Thank you,

Janet

Watch Live Service

Click here to access PDF pages for our Sunday Worship Bulletin and follow along with us:

Bulletin 10-17-21 (inside bulletin)

Bulletin Cover 10-17-21

Fairview’s Stewardship Drive will kick off on

Sunday, October 10, 2021. Please be praying for God’s guidance as you assess your pledge for 2022.

It is easy for us, Lord, to diminish the gifts you have given us. You have given each of us special talents and gifts that can be used to help others, but for some reason we have chosen not to use these gifts. We have decided that they are not important or not needed. Forgive us when we make decisions not to act. Help us look at the blessings that you have poured into our lives and to discover the special talents that we have. Open the doorways of service that we may go forth to better serve you and utilize the time, talents, and treasures you have entrusted to us. Amen

Pastor Nominating Committee Prayer Request and Status Update, Sept 11

The Pastor Nominating Committee is thankful for your continuing prayers. We are actively engaged in interviews for the pastors being considered, each of whom could be a good fit for Fairview. The task now is discerning who is best for our church.

At this point especially, we ask for your prayers for the wisdom and guidance needed to understand God’s will for leadership for Fairview into the next century.

The Fairview PNC

JOYFUL CLARION ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL

Note: Starting Time Change – will be 9:30 a.m.

We will start our 7-week study of Leviticus on Sunday, September 12, from 9:30 to 10:15, via the Zoom platform. Allison will be sending out Zoom invitations to all who attended last year. If you did not attend last year, please let her know so she can add you to the invitations. We do hope you will join us in Sunday School. It’s a great time to learn, pray, and fellowship together.

FROM MISSIONS:

Thanks to all who contributed to the collection of items for the Blessing Bags. We now have 12 complete Blessing Bags and 5 Publix gift cards in the office for those who may stop by asking for assistance.

Hymn History

The famous English hymnist and Pastor, Isaac Watts, (1678-1748) wrote some 750 hymns during his lifetime. He was the author of the hymn, “I Sing The Mighty Power Of God” along with several other well-known hymns. Even though never married, Watts enjoyed children and published the first hymnal designed expressly for children. “I Sing The Mighty Power Of God” was one of the hymns he wrote for his children’s hymnal. While the words of this hymn sound nothing like the songs written for children today, it speaks of God making mountains rise, spreading the flowing seas abroad, and building the lofty skies. It tells of a sun that rules the day, a moon that shines at God’s command, and stars that all obey. These are word images that children can, at some level, understand. Watts knew that by singing words such as these, over and over, children would come to understand something of God’s creation, his providence, and his love. What Watts could not have known, was that his hymns would also be sung by adults and in places he had never known for centuries after his death.

Have you viewed the beautiful daily scripture readings on Fairview’s congregational and public Facebook page? If not you’re missing out on a special and prayerful way to start your day! And do you know by simply liking and sharing the post to your FB page it generates more exposure for Fairview. A simple outreach tool anyone can do! So all you Facebook, Twitter or Instagram fans bring your knowledge to the Worship Committee as to ways we can share worship and fellowship of Fairview though social media. A special Thank You to Allison Bascas for posting the daily scriptures with exquisite photographs. We appreciate your dedication

Make sure to check out our New Instagram Page!!

 

RUN FOR SHELTER 2021 Race Details

FAIRVIEW RUN FOR SHELTER

WALK/RUN TOGETHER

OCTOBER 9 AT 10:00 AM

Little Mulberry Park (South)

3855 Fence Road, NE.

Dacula, 30019

After race celebration luncheon @Janet Russell’s house

There will be a sign-up sheet in near future for sides and desserts. Come on and have some fun, food and fellowship while contributing to support our brothers and sisters in need.

We’ve gone virtual, again! You may run or walk 3.1 miles anytime/anywhere from 9/01/2021 – 11:00 am on 11/13/2021. Event is hosted by active.com OR MAIL IN REGISTRATION FORM www.runforshelter.org

T-shirt pickup (drive-thru): Date TBD – will be announced ASAP.

Encourage your friends, co-workers, church family, and relatives to participate. Gwinnett County has 50 beautiful parks where you may choose to gather as a small group to run or walk. Locate a park.

Submit race times to janet@runforshelter.org. Times will be posted on this site. No placement awards will be given this year.

Fairview folks, do you have a favorite hymn you would like to hear? Please let Lisa or C. Ann know and we will try to work it into one of the services.

More Things to Come SOON!!

October 2021

October Book Club

The Secret, Book, and Scone Society by Ellery Adams

Sunday School

Study of Leviticus starts September 12 via Zoom, 9:30.

Worship

Fairview Interim Pastor is Rev. Stephanie Bishop
Worship Service: In person at 11:00 a.m. on Sundays/watch live on YouTube/view recorded video on YouTube at a later time

Joyful Clarion Adult Sunday School Class

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL starts back up on September 12 from 9:30 to 10:15 via the Zoom platform with a 7-week study of Leviticus. Contact Allison Bascas or Lynn Curry for your Zoom invitation if you would like to attend. Sunday School is a great time to learn, pray, and fellowship together. Please join us!

From the Administration Committee…

As some of you are aware, Fairview has leased classroom #2 in the Education Building for a year. The company that leased the room is a pediatric speech therapy group. When entering the Education Building, please be mindful that private therapy sessions may be in progress.

Thank you.

“What’s Happening”


Wednesdays Choir Rehearsal, 7:00 p.m.


Interim Pastor

Rev. Stephanie Bishop


October Book Club

The Book: The Secret, Book, and Scone Society

Author: Ellery Adams

Meeting: Thursday, October 28, 7 p.m.

Meeting Location: Rhea’s home


Fellowship: As scheduled. Check Weekly Blast or Church Calendar for events.


Session Mtg. 10/14, Thursday, 6:30 pm via In-Person at Classroom #1 and via Zoom / Phone


Worship Committee Mtg. 2nd Sunday Zoom / Phone


Deacon’s Mtg. 2nd Sunday Zoom / Phone


Missions & Evangelism Mtgs. October meeting TBD

 “What’s New”