Graduates — share your news with us!
To announce your graduation in the church newsletter, please provide the following information by June 7: your name, name of the school that you graduated from, parent’s names, future plans (college, career, etc.), honors or awards that you’d like to mention. Email a photo to email@example.com. Questions? Call Kate at 457‑5180.
Last chance to have your picture taken — June 7
June 7 is the last day to have your photo taken for the 2015 church directory. A photo studio will be set up from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. that day in the downstairs Sunday School area. If you prefer to submit your own photo or would like us to use your photo from the 2013 directory, email firstname.lastname@example.org by June 7.
The data below shows how we stand after the first week of pledging versus our goals for the stewardship campaign that supports our 2015–16 fiscal year that begins on July 1.
Senior Ministries events
There are four spaces available for the June 26 Dixie Land Dinner Cruise — money must be received today and meal choices selected. Details are on the table in Fellowship Hall.
There are 27 seats available on the August 21 bus trip to Canandaigua for a luncheon cruise, 3 seats available for the bus trip to Dundee/Glenora Winery tour & luncheon on Sept. 18, 43 seats for the Spaghetti Warehouse on Oct. 15, and 51 seats available for “Forever Plaid“on Dec. 14.
PLEASE do not sign your name on any sheets on our table. They are there only for meal choice selections if required. Only reservations called into 695‑6696 or emailed to email@example.com will be accepted. All money (checks only) must be received one month prior to the event or before. If not received at that time, you name will be removed from the list.
90 Volunteers needed
for June 6 BBQ
To avoid people having to cover multiple shifts, please look over the volunteer sign-up sheets posted in Fellowship Hall to see where you might donate 2–3 hours of time. Coverage on Thursday evening, Friday morning, and Saturday are critical for this biggest fund-raiser of the year.
Church-wide picnic June 7
After the 9:30 a.m. service on June 7th, all are welcome to enjoy food and fellowship as we celebrate this year of faith development and friendship among our youth, families, and volunteers. Food will be served in Fellowship Hall and games and face painting will be set up outside. Bring a plate outside to a picnic table! The picnic is for everyone. We’d love it if all joined in to celebrate our youth and thank our volunteers.
Help provide employment for people with disabilities, assist people in African nations to build micro businesses, provide shoes for adults and children at a minimal fee, and provide mosquito netting to protect from malaria. The United Methodist Women will collect gently used shoes during the month of June to participate in this mission. Mens, womens, kids, athletic and athletic cleats are needed. NO winter shoes or boots, flip flops, crocs or rain boots. Shoes must in good condition, clean of dirt, gum, and holes. Laces should be in good condition. Please join us in sharing in this mission.
The Open Table — Sunday May 31st from 4–6 p.m.
A free monthly community meal (no strings attached) will be provided at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 900 Vine St, Liverpool, NY. The menu is: Baked chicken, potatoes and vegetables. For more information contact the church at 457‑4633 or www.stmathewsliverpool.org. All are welcome.
UM Night at the Ball Park Tuesday, June 16th
Don’t miss out on the UNY Conference-wide tailgate party (bring a dish to pass, and your own drink and table service) with complimentary grilled hotdogs and coneys provided. We are set up in the far right hand side of NBT Bank Stadium, one Tex Simone Drive, Syracuse (east side of Rt. 81 at Park Street, near Destiny USA). and bring along non-perishable foods to go to the Food Bank of CNY. Look for the collection barrels located at the tailgate party, followed at 7:00 with the 36th annual Chiefs’ United Methodist Night at the Ballpark. At 6:45, we will also lead the singing of the National Anthem — at Home Plate!