Announcements for November 13

Pan­cakes today

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

Movie Event

Today at 2 p.m.

MOVIES SHOWING:

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 sbieling@hotmail.com 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 kate.smith@liverpoolfirstumc.org.

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.

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 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: _____________________________________________

Phone:  ____________________

   

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 missymitch77@yahoo.com 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!