Announcements for Oct . 23

Fam­i­ly Fun Fes­ti­val 

Today — 2–5 p.m.

Join us for an after­noon of car­ni­val games, prizes, movie and pop­corn, Jeff the Mag­ic Man, neon fun room, piz­za and more.

Olive­branch Wom­en’s Group — tomor­row

All women are invit­ed to the Octo­ber Olive­branch meet­ing on Octo­ber 24. Appe­tiz­ers and punch are served at 5:30 p.m. din­ner at 6 p.m and pro­gram at 7 p.m. The cost for din­ner is $5 and reser­va­tions can be made by call­ing Don­na Auy­er at 451‑7359. This mon­th’s pro­gram is the Flight of Hon­or pro­gram. John Hall will dis­cuss the pro­gram and two spe­cial guests will be with us as well.

LIFE youth pro­gram meets Wednes­day evenings

Any­one 7th through 12th grade is wel­come to attend the LIFE youth pro­gram Wednes­day nights from 6:30–8 p.m. at church. Youths gath­er to dis­cov­er and strength­en their faith jour­ney through dis­cus­sions and activ­i­ties build­ing faith and friend­ships. Friends are wel­come to attend. Con­tact Mar­shall Bai­ley or Melis­sa Kar­nath with ques­tions or for infor­ma­tion, or call the church at 457‑5180.

Elec­tion Day Pas­ta Din­ner

The Mis­sion & Out­reach Com­mit­tee will serve an Elec­tion Day Pas­ta Din­ner on Nov. 8 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Please come either before or after you vote! Con­sid­er help­ing with the din­ner and greet­ing com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers who have also done their “civic duty”. You may sign up on the list post­ed on the bul­letin board in Fel­low­ship Hall to assist with kitchen duties, set­ting up or serv­ing. Pro­ceeds fund the com­mit­tee’s sup­port of local char­i­ties such as Tiny Homes, Step Up Moment, Matthew 25 Farm and the Food Pantry.

Pan­cakes are Com­ing — Sun­day Nov. 13

The Liv­er­pool Unit­ed Methodist Men will host one of their world famous pan­cake break­fasts on Sun­day, Novem­ber 13, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. in Fel­low­ship Hall. There is no fee for the break­fast, but please con­sid­er mak­ing a gen­er­ous free-will offer­ing which will be used to con­tin­ue tuition pay­ments for “Maxo” Luc­serne, the Hait­ian stu­dent we have been spon­sor­ing for sev­er­al years. Menu includes pan­cakes, sausages, apple sauce and bev­er­ages.

Senior Min­istries Upcom­ing Events

For those attend­ing din­ner at Ichiban Japan­ese Steak­house on Octo­ber 26, please arrive at 6:15 p.m. for din­ner at 6:30 p.m.

Thurs­day, Nov. 10 —  Spaghet­ti Ware­house Din­ner The­ater

Acme Mys­tery Com­pa­ny presents The Sound of Mur­der. Menu: chick­en parmi­giana, spaghet­ti feast, lasagna or chick­en alfre­do (orders will be tak­en at the table so no pre selec­tion is need­ed). Arrive at 6:30 p.m. for seat­ing at 7. Dinner/Show is from 7–10 p.m. Cost is $30 per per­son — lim­it­ed to 50. Your check is your reser­va­tion.

Wednes­day, Dec. 14 —  Christ­mas Lun­cheon Noon — Fel­low­ship Hall (LFUMC

Catered by Tabatha’s. Menu: Oven Baked Chick­en, home­made mac­a­roni & cheese, steamed gar­den veg­eta­bles, roast­ed sweet pota­toes with maple syrup, gar­den sal­ad, din­ner rolls, dessert & bev­er­age. $25 per per­son & canned food item for the food pantry. Spe­cial Music Pro­gram (to be announced). Checks must be received by Nov. 30.

Sun­day, Jan. 8, 2017 — Syra­cuse Stage’s Pro­duc­tion of Mary Pop­pins

820 East Gene­see Street, Syra­cuse. Mati­nee at 2 p.m. $35 per per­son, $15 for chil­dren (you may want to bring your grand­chil­dren). Checks must be received by Nov. 27. Your own trans­porta­tion is required but car­pool­ing can be arranged.  If you need a ride or if you can pro­vide trans­porta­tion, please con­tact Sarah at sbieling@hotmail.com.

Make checks payable to LFUMC Senior Min­istries and drop off in mail slot in hall­way or mail to Sarah Biel­ing 2 Cty Rte 10, Pen­nel­lville 13132.  For fly­ers & pay­ment envelopes check dis­play in hall­way.

The sec­ond flower arrange­ment on the altar today is giv­en to the glo­ry of God and in lov­ing mem­o­ry of Georgeen Eklund by her fam­i­ly.

Young Life Gourmet Soup Din­ner- Novem­ber 4

Young Life is spon­sor­ing a Gourmet Soup Din­ner on Fri­day, Nov. 4, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for $10 fol­lowed by an enter­tain­ing con­cert by The Har­mo­ny Katz. This annu­al fundrais­er sup­ports Young Life teens with dis­abil­i­ties here in Liv­er­pool.  A love offer­ing will be tak­en dur­ing the con­cert. For details con­tact Dee Ker­by at 315–882-7959.

Dis­cov­er­ing our Gifts Bible Study

Dis­cov­er and under­stand your unique­ness and pur­pose! An adult study on RELEASING OUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS is offered Wednes­days at 7 p.m. Explore what the Bible teach­es are the spir­i­tu­al gifts, their pur­pose and how we can find joy by build­ing upon them. Includes a spir­i­tu­al gifts inven­to­ry to help clar­i­fy which gifts might be part of your make­up.

Track­ing snow­birds

A snow­bird is any­one who trav­els to a warmer cli­mate dur­ing our cold sea­son. Please leave your name, dates that you will be gone, and address if you have one while away, with the church office. Your church would like to keep in touch with you and put you on the list to receive church com­mu­ni­ca­tions while you are away and to noti­fy you in the spring of the annu­al straw­ber­ry and whipped cream social hour when you return.

Work­shop on Africa Uni­ver­si­ty — Novem­ber 19

Bish­op McCleskey, Exec­u­tive Vice Pres­i­dent of the  Africa Uni­ver­si­ty Devel­op­ment Office, will lead a work­shop on Africa Uni­ver­si­ty Novem­ber 19, includ­ing its ties to the Upper New York  Con­fer­ence, with high­lights on local involve­ment and resources, new things that are hap­pen­ing at the Uni­ver­si­ty, and what we can do to stay con­nect­ed to this min­istry. This work­shop will be held at Cicero Unit­ed Methodist  Church, from 1–3 p.m. Refresh­ments will be served.

Food pantry needs 

In addi­tion to pro­vid­ing food, the food pantry at St. Joseph the Work­er Church dis­trib­utes tooth­paste, tooth brush­es, soap & sham­poo. Please put them in the con­tain­er labeled food pantry (locat­ed in the main cor­ri­dor of the church). The need is always great.

Would you like to make a hol­i­day paint­ing?

We invite all women for an after­noon out on Sun­day, Novem­ber 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. Join us to make a hol­i­day paint­ing for your home, have cof­fee and dessert, and fel­low­ship with oth­er women at LFUMC. Come alone or bring a friend. Sign up sheets are post­ed in Fel­low­ship Hall. A project sup­ply fee of $12 is due at the time of reg­is­tra­tion. Some­one will be avail­able on Sun­days from 10:30–11 a.m. to col­lect mon­ey at the reg­is­tra­tion table. Child care will be avail­able if need­ed. If you have ques­tions, please con­tact Melis­sa Cor­nell at missymitch77@yahoo.com or by calling/texting: 491‑6362.

Live your faith — con­nect with a col­lege stu­dent

Sign up to sup­port a col­lege stu­dent by send­ing a card, scrip­ture, prayer, or note once a month, now — April. Treats, such as a cof­fee card, sticky notes, or snacks once a semes­ter are also spe­cial. Last year one stu­dent cried for joy when she felt she was not for­got­ten by her church back home. The list of stu­dents, col­lege, and address­es are on the bul­letin board beside Pas­tor B’s Office. Project is coor­di­nat­ed by Mem­ber Care Com­mis­sion.

New Groups form­ing — Fel­low­ship Clubs

Fel­low­ship Clubs is a new group start­ing soon at Liv­er­pool First. Fel­low­ship Clubs is for adults of any age, sin­gle or mar­ried. Each club will meet to share a meal and fel­low­ship time togeth­er in a member’s home or at a restau­rant once a month. This is a won­der­ful oppor­tu­ni­ty to meet new peo­ple! You do not need to be a mem­ber of the church to join. Please see Melis­sa Kar­nath in Fel­low­ship Hall between the 9:30 and 11 a.m. ser­vices for infor­ma­tion and to sign up. Melis­sa can be con­tact­ed by email at MELISSA1981LK@gmail.com or call her at 262–527-1107.