Announcements for July 26

Cel­e­brate the Min­istry of Sara Bai­ley — today

At the Church Pic­nic in John­son Park today, we will cel­e­brate the min­istry of Sara Bai­ley, our Chris­t­ian Edu­ca­tion Direc­tor. Sara will be leav­ing her posi­tion at the church for an Art Teacher posi­tion at East Syra­cuse Ele­men­tary. We will miss Sara’s cre­ativ­i­ty and joy­ful lead­er­ship, but we rejoice with her that she has found full-time employ­ment in her field. Plan to attend the pic­nic July 26. Bring a dish to pass and a card or note to tell Sara what you have appre­ci­at­ed about her min­istry.

Wor­ship in The Park — Fri­day evenings

Every Fri­day through­out the sum­mer, Liv­er­pool First will host an infor­mal wor­ship ser­vice in John­son Park from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wor­ship will include singing, the read­ing of the Word, and wit­ness to the Scrip­ture as well as per­son­al wit­ness­es from our mem­bers. Your fam­i­ly is wel­come to join. Bring a lawn chair and look for the ban­ner and cross.

Quilt­ing class­es

There will be Quilt­ing class­es for any­one inter­est­ed begin­ning the first Tues­day in August and con­tin­u­ing for the month of August.

Dance Min­istry

We are start­ing a Dance Min­istry here at LFUMC! If you are inter­est­ed in help­ing plan the min­istry or  being a per­former please con­tact  Ali­son Mapes, at, or the church office, 457‑5180

                 Hymns in sum­mer wor­ship

          Hymns we will focus the teach­ing on for upcom­ing Sun­days:

Aug. 2 # 139         Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

Aug. 9 # 368       My Hope is Built

Aug. 16 # 540     I Love Thy King­dom, Lord

Aug. 23 # 384   Love Divine, All Loves Excelling

Aug. 30 # 363   And Can It Be that I Should Gain

Sept. 6 # 377     It Is Well with My Soul

Sept. 13 # 463   Lord, Speak, to Me

Advanced Lay Ser­vant Course

The Advanced Lay Ser­vant Course, How to Con­struct an Effec­tive Ser­mon, will be offered at Fayet­teville Unit­ed Methodist Church, 601 East Gene­see St., Fayet­teville, from 7 to 9 p.m., on Wednes­days, Sept. 2 — 30. Atten­dance on all dates is required for cred­it. The instruc­tor will be Rev. Dr. Rus­sell Hall. If you are inter­est­ed in the course, please com­plete an appli­ca­tion form, have it signed by your pas­tor and return it to Susan Ranous, 201 Can­dee Ave., Syra­cuse, NY 13224 with a $10 check payable to “UNYAC” by Sept. 1. For infor­ma­tion, con­tact Susan at 427‑3668 or

For those attend­ing the bus trip to Clay­ton for the Riv­er Rat lun­cheon cruise, please arrive at LFUMC park­ing lot at 9 a.m. — the bus will depart @ 9:30 a.m.

For those attend­ing the bus trip to Canandaigua for the lun­cheon cruise, please arrive at LFUMC park­ing lot at 9:30 a.m. — the bus will depart @ 10:00 a.m.

For those attend­ing the bus trip to Dundee for the Gleno­ra Win­ery Tour and lun­cheon, please make sure all mon­ey is received no lat­er than 8/19 and that you have select­ed your meal choice.

New Trips

Fri­day, Octo­ber 2nd Bus trip to Uti­ca to board the Adiron­dack Scenic Rail­road to Old Forge See fly­er in Fel­low­ship Hall

Spaghet­ti Ware­house Din­ner The­ater — Oct. 15: Acme Mys­tery Com­pa­ny. Menu: chick­en parmi­giana, spaghet­ti feast lasagne, chick­en alfre­do, or egg­plant parmi­giana. Arrive at 6:30 p.m. at  689 North Clin­ton St. The show is from 7 to 10 p.m.  $25 per per­son. LFUMC Cou­ples and Sin­gles Club will join us. Reser­va­tions and pay­ment will be accept­ed in August.

Altar Flow­ers 

Flow­ers on the altar are an impor­tant part of a wor­ship ser­vice. If you would like to give a gift of flow­ers to hon­or a loved one, a birth­day, anniver­sary, or in mem­o­ry of some­one, please con­tact the church office at 457‑5180.

Conn & and Bald­win Elec­tric Organs  avail­able

The church has a 15 ped­al 2 course Conn elec­tric organ (three keys need repair) and a Bald­win 8 ped­al small elec­tron­ic organ avail­able for a small dona­tion. If you are inter­est­ed please let the office know. You would be respon­si­ble for pick-up.