The Liverpool United Methodist Men are serving apancake breakfast today 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. When you are getting your pancakes, don’t forget to buy some cinnamon raisin bread to support
Today at 2 p.m.
2:10 p.m. Miracles From Heaven
2:15 p.m. Kung Fu Panda 3
FREE movies & theater snacks
Bring a friend
Fellowship Dinner planned at church November 18
Fellowship Clubs is a new group starting at Liverpool First UMC for adults of any age (single or married). Each club will meet to share a meal in a member’s home or at a restaurant once a month. All are invited to the kick off dinner taking place at church on Friday, November 18, beginning at 5 p.m. See Melissa Karnath in the Fellowship Hall between the 9:30 and 11:00 services for information. Melissa can also be contacted by email at MELISSA1981LK@gmail.com or call her at 262–527-1107.
Ingathering Collection — November 20
Give thanks for your blessings and share with others on Ingathering Sunday, November 20, by bringing in non-perishable foods to be given to food pantries for distribution to people in need.
Senior Ministries Upcoming Events
Wednesday, December 14 — Christmas Luncheon — Noon at church
Catered by Tabatha’s. Menu: Baked chicken, macaroni & cheese, steamed vegetables, roasted sweet potatoes with maple syrup, garden salad, dinner rolls, dessert & beverage. $25 per person plus canned food item for the food pantry. A musical presentation under the direction of Becky Dunstone will include: ringing chimes, singing carols, learning the history of some carols and violin solos. This will be a wonderful way to end our fantastic year. Deadline for reservations is Sunday, November 27.
Sunday, January 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 18 and under (bring your grandchildren or other special child in your life). Checks must be received by November 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 695‑6696.
Your check received is your reservation. Make checks payable to LFUMC Senior Ministries and either drop off at church or mail to Sarah Bieling 2 Cty Rte 10, Pennellville 13132.
We will take a winter break after the January 8 event and will resume in the Spring.
Olivebranch Women’s Group meets November 28
Olivebranch meets at 5:30 for appetizers, dinner ($5) and program. The program is the Second Chance Canine Adoption Shelter, which pulls dogs from death row in the City of Syracuse to give them a second chance. Selected inmates at Jamesville Correctional Facility volunteer their time at the shelter, cleaning kennels and training dogs. The dogs are placed up for adoption. The program gives both homeless dogs and inmates a second chance. Board Member Stefanie Heath and a former inmate who participated in the program will share their experiences. During the meeting there will be a silent auction of baked goods and other homemade edibles. At the end of the evening, the highest bidders will take home goodies. This replaces the annual auction of treasures. Reservation deadine is noon on Nov. 25, call Kate Smith at 457‑5180 or email email@example.com.
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.
Candlelight Service of Remembrance
All are invited to an ecumenical memorial service sponsored by Maurer Funeral Home and the Liverpool Clergy Association. Take time this season to remember loved ones that have passed away, with a time of quiet reflection and prayer. The service is Friday, December 2 at 7 p.m. in the Liverpool First United Methodist Church sanctuary. Light refreshments will be served at a reception in the church Fellowship Hall following the service. For information, call 315–457-5180.
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 communications while you are away and to notify you in the spring of the annual strawberry and whipped cream social hour when you return.
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.
Order Christmas poinsettias by Dec. 4
Would you like to honor loved ones by purchasing poinsettias to decorate our altar for Christmas? Please return this form, with payment, to the church office by Dec. 11. Thank you for helping to provide a beautiful altar this Christmas.
Please order ___________ poinsettias at $8 each. Total enclosed $ ____________
( ) In Memory of: _________________________________________
( ) In Honor of: _________________________________________
Given by: _____________________________________________
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. Make a holiday painting, have coffee and dessert, and fellowship with women at LFUMC. Come alone or bring a friend. Sign up in Fellowship Hall. A $12 project supply fee is due upon 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling/texting: 491‑6362.
Christmas Eve ushers
We need ushers for the four worship services on December 24: 5 p.m. (4 ushers); 7 p.m. (8 ushers); 9 p.m. (8 ushers) and 11 p.m. (2 ushers). Please contact Tom Pelkey at 315–559-3832 if you would like to help. Please let him know which service you plan to attend.
Volunteers needed for Teen MOPS dinners
The Outreach commission is seeking individuals, pairs, or groups to furnish meals for this wonderful group of young mothers, their children and their supporters. Please sign up on the Outreach bulletin board in Fellowship Hall and also call Kay Phillips at 451‑6619 so she can update her list. Thank you.
Advent Family Breakfast — Saturday, Dec. 3
Begin the Advent Season with our annual Family Breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Hosted by the Dinner/Fundraising Committee in brightly decorated Fellowship Hall, the menu is French toast, sausage, orange juice, milk, and beverages. There will be Nativity crafts for children, tree decorating, and conversation with and photo opportunity with Santa. Please sign your family up on the board in Fellowship Hall soon. Co-sponsored by Christian Education and Outreach, it is a fun and FREE morning.
Thanks to our volunteers
The Outreach Commission thanks the many volunteers who helped at the Election Day dinner. This community outreach event was a great success and helped to demonstrate our “Open Doors”. Thank you all!