We’re so grateful for each moment we share as a church family, and it’s always a joy to share the great things happening in and through Fairhaven Church. We’ve seen God’s hand at work in so many ways! Here’s a glimpse into the exciting events and milestones your generosity helped bring about in the last quarter of 2023.
72 students attended the High School Fall Retreat
Almost 800 people attended Trunk-or-Treat events at the Centerville and Springboro Campuses.
Our men’s basketball league has over 60 participants.
During the Let’s Talk About It series, 145 new people connected to a small group and 85 small groups participated.
This fall, we launched the parents ministry page on our website, filled with resources and information for families.
In November, nearly 375 people attended the Holy Sexuality Workshop with Dr. Christopher Yuan.
Across all our campuses, 35 people were baptized.
ADVENT + CHRISTMAS
Nearly 550 families celebrated the Advent season with our specially designed Advent kit.
We helped serve over 1,500 kids through our annual Christmas Gift Outreach on all our campuses.
Over 8,000 people joined us for “Wonder of Christmas” events at our campuses and online.
We’re also thrilled to share with you some of the amazing ways God moved in our church throughout 2023. Here’s a snapshot of some of the ways your generosity enabled us to make an impact over the last year.
Over 500 people made decisions to either become Christ-followers or rededicate their lives to Him.
We baptized over 150 people who publicly acknowledged their faith in Jesus!
Over 900 people connected with us as first-time guests at one of our worship services, either in-person or online.
LOCAL + GLOBAL OUTREACH
We gave $81,000 to our ministry partners in Southeast Asia to continue the development of digital tools helping spread the gospel in Southeast Asia.
We met the practical needs of over 220 local children through our partnership with Dayton Care Portal.
We provided over $200,000 of financial assistance to over 600 people who were facing difficult financial situations.
We supported 72 global staff in 19 different countries, and sent 12 short-term mission teams to six different strategic partnership countries.
We invested over $1 million in local and global missions for the eleventh consecutive year.
Your giving is a powerful force, an act of worship, a testament to your faith, and a catalyst for change. In 2024, let’s continue to be a church where generosity flows freely! Thank you for being a vital part of God’s work as we help everyone around us find hope.