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This is the place for your weekly update! Find out what's going on in the life of our church and stay informed with current announcements. This is to help connect you with the ministry of Fair Oaks Church.
Feel free to reach out and contact us if you have questions!

Yes, we're open sundays!

8:30a & 10a - in person and online

We are now open for in person Sunday worship services indoors, and will continue to take safety measures for those meeting on our church campus. We are excited to worship together in the Worship Center and offer programs for kids (babies-5th grade) and students! If you want more info about what to expect for in person services or how you can worship with us online, learn more below.

UPDATE: Due to the  increase of local COVID cases, high transmission rate of the delta variant, and CDC and Sac County guidelines, we are strongly recommending everyone (2+) wear masks while indoors starting Sunday, August 1st. We believe this is the best way we can be lovingly considerate of one another and the least disruptive solution that allows us to continue to gather safely and responsibly.

Current Series

God With Us

We invite you to join us for our Advent series, God With Us! We are in a time where, perhaps more than ever, we need to be reminded of Immanuel: God's presence WITH us no matter what! Join us as we journey through advent, rediscovering hope, peace, joy and love WITH us through Jesus himself. We'll be learning from Matthew's account of Jesus' birth and explore the comforting truth that He is with us always!

christmas kickoff

We are kicking off the Christmas season with fun holiday festivities! Everyone is invited to join us for a family-friendly worship service at 10a in the Worship Center, followed by lunch and gingerbread house decorating in the Family Life Center at 11am. This is a special Sunday because everyone gets to worship together - all ages, all kids and all generations!  Note: This is the same day as the California International Marathon. There will be road closures, but Fair Oaks Blvd. will be open in time for our service at 10a. View the map below to see alternate route.

christmas jazz concert

Fair Oaks Church is hosting the talented Jim Martinez Jazz Quartet and special guests, who will be performing the festive holiday music from A Charlie Brown Christmas. Admission is free, but there will be a freewill offering taken to benefit the musicians. This is going to be a fun community event that all are welcome to attend!

holiday outreach opportunities

We're doing a toy drive to provide local kids with Christmas gifts this year! Pick a toy category, and bring unwrapped gifts on 12/11 between 9am-Noon or on 12/12 during worship services. We'll be wrapping and delivering gifts to kids affiliated with Northridge Elementary, Sayonara Center, and One Church/City of Refuge in Sacramento. Thanks for being generous this holiday season!
The last week of the year we are opening our church facilities to host the homeless in our community. This is a perfect opportunity for you and your small group/family to serve and love others during the holiday season. We'll need a volunteers to help greet, cook, clean, do laundry and spend the night with our guests! Sign up here or click the button below to learn more.

giving pledges for 2022

make a financial commitment to fair oaks church

We are grateful for your generous support of the ministry of our church, especially during this difficult financial season. We are asking for your continued faithful and prayerful financial partnership in 2022. Every fall we ask our church family to prayerfully consider making a commitment to give for the next calendar year. We mailed out pledge cards, but you can also submit one online. Click the button below to learn more about giving options, submit a pledge card or give a gift online today. Thank you for your support of the ministry of Fair Oaks Church!

annual meeting & report

Elders are chosen by Fair Oaks Church members and serve for a three-year term on Session, the governing body of our church.
They provide spiritual oversight, and counsel to specific areas, as well as the overall ministry of the church. View our current team of elders here.
The congregation approved these new and returning elder(s) who will join our leadership in 2022:
Jim Clifton will continue serving as one of our Worship elders for a second term. Jesse Huff is a long time church member and has served many terms on Session. He has a wealth of finance experience in government, non-profits and church settings. Karina Fielden is a local high school teacher and mom. Her family has been very active serving at Fair Oaks for the past several years and she is passionate about reaching the next generation and bringing leadership to our Kids Ministry. Doug Benton and his family have been members at Fair Oaks for 5 years. His wife, Colby, has served on our staff. Doug brings maturity and wisdom that will be great for our church.
Anyone 16+ is welcome to be a part of this hands-on workshop where you get to learn and practice on professional equipment! Some technical experience or knowledge is recommended but not required.
We are working with Vanderbloemen Search Group and Christian Teams to find our next Kids Director! Continue praying that God will lead the right person to lead Kids Ministry. Share the job posting with anyone you know that might be interested or direct them to fairoaks.church/careers.

bob Quadro's class
starts september 12

Bob Quadro will be teaching a class on the book of Isaiah Sunday mornings at 10a in person in the Family Life Center and on Zoom. He will also have an option to tune into this class on Zoom on Wednesday nights. For more information about classes and Zoom links please click below.

community bible study
beginning september 9

Anyone can participate in this interdenominational, in-depth Bible study! This group meets at Centerpoint Community Church, our sister church who hosts this class. They meet on Thursdays (7-8:45pm) starting September 9, 2021 through May 12, 2022. You can come in person or join the group virtually (Saturday mornings). If you want more information please contact Ron Rivett directly (916-217-3838) or register below.

GriefSHARE Group
 Sep 11- Dec 11

If you or someone you know has recently experienced loss, we encourage you to join our GriefShare group this fall. No one has to grieve alone! This group will meet for 13 weeks, starting on September 11 - December 11 (will not meet the week of Thanksgiving). We will meet on Saturdays from 10:30am-12:30pm at Fair Oaks Church in the Family Life Center (AMC room). 

outreach basketball
now meeting on campus

This group is open to anyone who are interested in coming out to play basketball! Both men and women of all ages are welcome. The gym located in the Family Life Center on our church campus will be open on Sundays between 4-7pm. Players may bring their children, but they are responsible for them and must remain in the gym area.

For more information please contact Doug Veale by phone or email.
Would you like to receive text reminders and notifications from us? Signing up is easy! Just text FairOaks to 51400 to get on the list. Whenever we send out a reminder about an upcoming event or church announcement you will get a text! This is a quick and easy way you can stay informed!
Here's another way you can listen to Sunday messages! Search for Fair Oaks Church Sermon Podcast on Spotify or iTunes to find all our weekend sermons. Also check out the Fair Oaks Cafe Podcast - which features discussions with our Pastors and team about life and faith beyond Sundays. Follow and share with others!

sunday services - november 28, 2021

WORSHIP TEAM 8:30A:
Lauren Ross - Worship Leader
Austin Mua & Jennifer Rustad - Vocals
Stephen Drew - Organist
Jim Martinez - Pianist
WORSHIP TEAM 10A:
Lauren Ross - Worship Leader
Austin Mua & Jennifer Rustad - Vocals
Julian Paz - Bass Guitar
David Ryabov - Electric Guitar
Jim Martinez - Piano
Ronin Ewell - Drums

Financial Update

ministry fund

October 2021
Income $155,193
Expenses $164,185
Net Loss $8,992

kids & youth Center
loan balance

$1,130,931

with sympathy

Please join us in praying and caring for those who have lost loved ones in this difficult season.
The sympathy of our congregation extends to the families and friends of:
Charlotte Porter - 1/18/21
Harry Hutton - 1/22/21
Shirley Rasmussen - 2/20/21
Elaine Penny - 4/23/21
Betty Meyer - 5/31/21
Judy Shadman - 7/16/21
Philip Jordan - 8/15/21
Hal (Harrold) Olling - 9/11/21
Betty Ricketts - 10/9/21

take a next step

Ready for your next step? Our hope is that you'll connect with Fair Oaks Church in a meaningful way, taking steps to grow as a follower of Jesus.

request prayer

We would be honored to pray for you or someone you know. You can submit your prayer requests anytime and our Pastors will pray for you during the week.

give a gift

As a church, we value generosity and commit to being irrationally generous with everything we have. Find out how you can invest in what God is doing through Fair Oaks.

meet our team

Learn more about our church and get to know our Pastors, Elders and staff.

sign up to help at trunk or treat

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