Baptism (Northmont)

Northmont

If you would like to be baptized please watch our explanatory video and register online.

For children, 5-12 years old, please contact Shelbi Howe for baptism information.

If you are 13-18 years old, contact Doug Carroll to schedule an in-person conversation prior to participating in baptism.

Baptism Date: October 9

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: October 3

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Baptism (Springboro)

Springboro

If you would like to be baptized, please watch our explanatory video and register online.

If you are 5-12 years old, contact Jacqueline Petty for information on the children’s baptism class; parent’s and child’s attendance required.

Baptism Date: October 23

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: October 19

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Becoming a Healthy Disciple

Thursday, Oct. 20, 7:00 PM (recurring)

Centerville

Explore the ten traits of a healthy disciple, including topics around prayer, relationships, servanthood, worship, spiritual disciplines, and relating to the church. Using the book of John, the author looks to the beloved disciple as an example of a life lived close to Christ. The class will give you practical advice on how to live with Jesus and for Him. Personal experiences bring the traits of discipleship into modern context.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: November 17

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Child Dedication

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7:00 PM (recurring)

Centerville

Child Dedication is your public declaration of a commitment to raise your child to know Christ as their Savior. The mandatory informational meeting on Tuesday, October 4 at 7:00 PM in Rooms 201-203 will provide information for parents who wish to dedicate their child on Sunday, October 9. There are a limited number of spots available.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: October 3

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Church Membership

All Campuses

There are three steps to becoming a covenant member: attend one 90-minute class on covenant membership, be interviewed by an elder or a pastor regarding your spiritual journey and commitment to Jesus Christ, and be received into covenant membership during a Fairhaven worship service. Class dates are listed below for each campus. You only need to attend one class.

Centerville Campus: October 2 and October 4

Northmont Campus: October 2 and October 9

Springboro Campus: October 17

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: October 17

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DivorceCare

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Sept. 6-Dec. 6

Centerville (Kids Room A)

This support group provides an encouraging, safe environment to help you find hope and healing in the midst of uncertainty during a separation, divorce or post-divorce. Workbook is $15. Scholarships are available. Divorce Care for Kids and childcare available.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: December 6

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End Times

Tuesday, Sep. 13, 7:00 PM (recurring)

Centerville

Join us on a biblical journey to John’s Apocalypse (the book of Revelation) that points to the end of history as we know it. David will address powerful images such as “the seven seals” and “the seven trumpets.” Pete will address the progressive theme of redemption and witness in Revelation 10 & 11, as well as the theme of God’s judgment from the Old Testament and Revelation 12-20. You will hear complementary, yet different, perspectives on this amazing book. Anyone eager for a solid biblical approach to the current political, religious and economic upheaval will want to consider the increasingly alarming truths of our 21st century.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: November 1

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Fall Fiasco (grades 4-5)

Friday, Oct. 14, 6:00 PM

Centerville (Meet at church)

Enjoy going to Tom’s Maze, Englewood Fun Center and spending the night at the Fairhaven Northmont Campus! We will also be having a hayride, s’mores and a bonfire. Some events are weather permitting. Cost is $25. Limited spots available. Bring your sleeping bag, toiletries, flashlight, extra money for lunch at Hot Head Burrito and extra games.

COST: $25
REGISTRATION ENDS: October 7

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Family Life (parents with school-age children)

Wednesday, Sep. 7, 6:30 PM (recurring)

Centerville (Room 105)

Experience the realities of family life with other parents who are trying to cultivate meaningful relationships. We study and discuss principles of building strong families. Childcare is provided with a week advance notice for pre-schoolers. School age children can join regular KidMix activities.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: April 30

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Grief Share

Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 PM, Sept. 8-Dec. 15

Centerville (Rooms 204-207)

This group provides support as people walk through the journey of grief after losing a loved one. This video-based program has been used around the world to help millions of people. Workbook is $15. Scholarships are available.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: December 15

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Growing Families (married with preschool children) - Family Dinner

Wednesday, Sep. 28, 5:15 PM (recurring)

Centerville (Lounges)

Join us for a family meal before Wednesday night activities. Open to all Growing Families attendees. Cost is $5 per person ($20 max per family). Free for ages 0-3. Please register and pay now with a credit card or pay at the door with cash or check. In the online registration you only need to choose one household member over 18 to register the whole family.

COST: $5
REGISTRATION ENDS: May 31

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High School Fall Retreat

Thursday, Nov. 3, 4:00 PM

All Campuses (Gatlinburg, TN)

Get away to the Smokies for some time with God and fun activities. Don’t miss out–this will be one of the most exciting and memorable trips with 80 of your closest friends. Cost is $250 per person. (It’s a great Christmas gift for your student; Scholarships are also available)

COST: $250
REGISTRATION ENDS: November 3

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Married Again

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Sept. 6-Oct. 25

Centerville (Off Campus)

Divorced and widowed boomers are finding love the second time around. This group will give you opportunity to discuss financial, relational, familial, and legal considerations of saying “I do” a second time. Workbook is $15.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: October 25

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Meet Fairhaven

Sunday, Nov. 20, 11:45 AM

Centerville

Here’s your chance to learn about Fairhaven – our history, beliefs and vision. Enjoy light refreshments, a church tour and meet some of our staff. Childcare/children’s programs available for birth-5th grade. Older students stay with their parents.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: November 20

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Middle School Bowling & Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 12, 4:00 PM

Centerville

Bowling at Poelking Lanes. Private party lanes. Dinner, bowling and scavenger hunt. Cost is $25.

COST: $25
REGISTRATION ENDS: November 12

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Middle School Fall Fun Event

Saturday, Oct. 29, 6:00 PM

Centerville

We are going to the farm for s’mores and wagon ride and corn maze. Cost is $25.

COST: $25
REGISTRATION ENDS: October 28

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Middle School Girls Spa Day

Saturday, Oct. 1, 6:00 PM

Centerville

Middle school ladies, enjoy a spa night with your friends in the Loft. A great way to spend a Saturday night getting your nails done. Coryn Bostwick from The Look of You will be our special guest. Olive Garden will be catered in. Cost is $15.

COST: $15
REGISTRATION ENDS: September 30

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Middle School Lock-in

Friday, Dec. 2, 7:00 PM

Centerville, Springboro

Games, snacks and fun with your friends. Cost is $25.

COST: $25
REGISTRATION ENDS: December 1

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Single & Parenting

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Sept. 7-Dec. 7

Centerville (Conference Room)

Are you struggling with being a single parent and trying to figure out how to cope with the situation? This support group provides a safe environment with others who are facing the same situation. Workbook is $15. Scholarships are available.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: December 14

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Singles Bible Study (30+)

Tuesday, Sep. 6, 7:00 PM (recurring)

Centerville

The Singles Bible Study is the heart of our singles ministry where good friendships are made during fellowship, discussion, snacks and study.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: May 31

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Soul Care

Saturday, Dec. 3, 9:00 AM

Centerville

If we look at the spiritual life through the lens of a marathon, we will discover that many of us are nearing exhaustion. We may not be on the sidelines or stumbling noticeably, but we are dangerously low on reserves, running on fumes. If that resonates with you, or if you just want to understand how to nurture and feed your soul, then this workshop is for you. We’ll explore practical ways to restore life and vitality to your soul through authentic connection with God as Father, Son and Spirit – one step at a time.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: December 3

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Surviving and Thriving With Aging Parents

Saturday, Nov. 5, 9:00 AM

Centerville

Dealing with aging parents? Have more questions than answers? Questions like: Is my parent really safe at home alone? Should they be driving? Should I move them in with me or into a care facility? Who pays for what? Is it normal aging or dementia? Why can’t my siblings and I agree? Why do my parents ask for my help, but don’t accept my input? Educate yourself to survive and thrive while caring for your aging parents. Come with questions and identify useful principles and practical steps while connecting to helpful information, needed support and a specialized community services.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: November 5

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The Art of Marriage

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 6:30 PM (recurring)

Springboro (South Tech Office)

Join us at the Springboro Campus Office (3040 South Tech Blvd. Miamisburg) for this engaging and equipping 6-week video-based study that will help build your marriage in a Christ-centered way. $15 per couple with study guide. Childcare possibly available upon request.

COST: $15
REGISTRATION ENDS: October 2

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Theology for Dummies

Thursday, Sep. 15, 7:00 PM (recurring)

Centerville

To many Christians, theology is something alien, overly intellectual and wholly unappealing. Even seminary students are known to balk at the prospect of a course on theology. Yet theology – most simply, the knowledge of God – is essential to the life and health of Christ-followers and the Church. In this introductory class, we’ll explore what theology is, what tools theology uses, why every believer is a theologian and how theology can be productive and satisfying.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: October 15

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Understanding The Bible: Hermeneutics

Saturday, Oct. 8, 9:00 AM

Centerville

Are you a detail-oriented shopper when you purchase an expensive item like a car? If so, you probably look at features like gas mileage, safety rating, appearance, size and resale value. God’s Word also needs thorough consideration. God speaks through the Bible, and you can learn simple and effective tools to help you discover its truth for yourself. This workshop will show you how to carefully observe Scripture to discover its context, accurately interpret and understand its meaning, and apply it to your life.

COST: Free
REGISTRATION ENDS: October 8

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