Celebration of Assignment for Bishop Fairley

August 04, 2016

Please join us for the Celebration of Assignment for Bishop Leonard Fairley. The celebration will be held Saturday, October 8th at 2 p.m. (EDT) in the sanctuary of Christ Church United Methodist, located at 4614 Brownsboro Rd., Louisville, KY. 

The service will formally install Bishop Leonard Fairley as the bishop of the Louisville Area of the United Methodist Church. Ecumenical representatives and civic leaders will join us for this time of celebration.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend this celebration welcoming Bishop Fairley to our conference. 

All clergy are invited to robe for this event. Ordained Elders and Deacons should wear black robes or albs and red stoles.  Local Pastors should wear black robes

Anyone planning on processing in for the Celebration of Assignment needs to RSVP to Kelly McDonald at kmcdonald@kyumc.org by September 20th, so that we can reserve the appropriate amount of seating in the sanctuary. Anyone processing in for the ceremony must be in the Fellowship Hall at Christ Church by 1:30 p.m.

Child Care will be provided during the service.  If you need child care, please contact Janet Hagerty by Monday, October 3rd so that appropriate staffing arrangements can be made. Contact Janet at Christ Church, 502-893-2201 x254 to make child care arrangements. 

A reception will be held in the fellowship hall immediately following the service.

Please watch the kyumc website for more information concerning this celebration.