Announcements for May 28

Red Bird Mis­sion Craft Sale

Red Bird Mis­sion Crafts is bring­ing their won­der­ful crafts to our church. They will arrive Fri­day, June 2 and sell their crafts on Sat­ur­day (dur­ing the Chick­en Bar­be­cue) and Sun­day after church. The sale is spon­sored by the Mis­sion and Out­reach Com­mis­sion and WE NEED YOUR HELP. Sign-up in Fel­low­ship Hall. We also need a place for the two Red Bird staff mem­bers to stay. If you have room to spare, we need a place for four nights. Let the church office (315–4575180) know if you can help.

Vol­un­teers need­ed for June 3 BBQ

The 21st annu­al Chick­en BBQ will be held on June 3. Vol­un­teers are need­ed; please sign up on the bul­letin board in Fel­low­ship Hall. The com­mit­tee also needs a vol­un­teer with a small truck or SUV will­ing to help com­mit­tee mem­bers pick up box­es of chick­en from Nichols Super­mar­ket on Fri­day, June 2 at 4 p.m. and return bins of sea­soned chick­en by 7 p.m.. Call Sue Slenker at 315–635-6761 or

Brady Bread for sale today

Brady Bread — fresh baked loaves of cin­na­mon raisin bread — are on sale today for $3 per loaf in Fel­low­ship Hall dur­ing cof­fee hour. Pro­ceeds sup­port the min­istries of the Brady Faith Cen­ter — ped­als for pos­si­bil­i­ties and jail min­istry.

Annu­al Con­fer­ence Cel­e­bra­tions

Wednes­day, May 31 — 4 – 7:30 p.m.: Open House at new Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, 7481 Hen­ry Clay Blvd.,  Liv­er­pool

5:30  – 6:30 p.m.: Syra­cuse City Church Wit­ness Event at Colum­bus Cir­cle in the city  of Syra­cuse. There will be music, tes­ti­mo­ny, and prayer.

7:30  p.m.: Ded­i­ca­tion of new Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, 7481 Hen­ry Clay Blvd.,  Liv­er­pool

Please pray  for Annu­al Con­fer­ence June 1–3 at the OnCen­ter in Syra­cuse and Pat Cuper­nall, Kay Phillips, Mike Nort­man and Pas­tor B as they rep­re­sent us at Annu­al Con­fer­ence

Church Charge Con­fer­ence — Sun­day, June 11, 12:30 p.m.

The agen­da for this meet­ing is to report on the Con­se­cra­tion Sun­day Stew­ard­ship Pro­gram and review and approve the 2017/2018 bud­get.

Car Wash

To ben­e­fit L.I.F.E. Youth Min­istries

June 3, 2017   noon to 4 p.m.

          Advanced Sale: $5    Day of Event: $7

Remem­ber­ing those who served  

Memo­r­i­al stars have been have been placed in the attan­dance pads to fill out for your­self or any fam­i­ly mem­ber who was or is in the ser­vice. Pleae include branch of ser­vice and bring the stars to Fel­low­ship Hall or leave in the seat. They will be dis­played in Fel­low­ship Hall until Flag Day.


Explore the Bible in 52 weeks

Begin­ning May 28, Pas­tor Bri­an Homan will lead a jour­ney through the Bible each Sun­day from Gen­e­sis through Rev­e­la­tion. He will explore major themes from each book of the Bible to help every­one get bet­ter acquaint­ed with the scrip­tures we use to form our faith. Peo­ple new to the faith and those long estab­lished as fol­low­ers of Christ strug­gle with know­ing and using the Bible. This for­mat will help every­one make bet­ter use of the gift of God’s Word.

Gath­er for exer­cise and fel­low­ship

Liv­er­pool First will offer a walk­ing, hik­ing and cycling min­istry this sum­mer. Walk­ers may gath­er in Ononda­ga Lake Park, Green Lakes State Park, Beaver Lake Nature Cen­ter, and the trails in Radis­son. For those who like to bicy­cle, The Unit­ed Methodist Cir­cuit Rid­ers will host two week­ly rides: one an easy fam­i­ly ride; the oth­er a chal­leng­ing ride for enthu­si­asts. Improve your fit­ness dur­ing these oppor­tu­ni­ties for fel­low­ship and prayer. Of course the health ben­e­fits are depen­dent upon whether we stop to enjoy ice cream. Bet­ter to exer­cise and indulge than to indulge with­out exer­cise! If you are inter­est­ed in par­tic­i­pat­ing, please con­tact the church office at 315–457-5180 or

Food Dona­tions

On the first Sun­day of every month we cel­e­brate Holy Com­mu­nion at Liv­er­pool First UMC. We ask that dry and canned food dona­tions be brought to the altar rail before each ser­vice in sup­port of the Food Pantry housed at St. Joseph the Work­er Church in Liv­er­pool. We will do this every com­mu­nion Sun­day. I hope you will join us in this ser­vice of com­pas­sion.

Ser­mons avail­able by e‑mail

Any­one who would like to have a copy of one of the Sun­day ser­mons in a file (.mp3) to be played on a com­put­er, send an e‑mail to to request one.

Ush­ers need­ed on Sun­day morn­ings

Ush­ers are need­ed to assist on Sun­day morn­ings. Please sign up on the sheet post­ed in Fel­low­ship Hall or con­tact Ed Betts at 315.373.7718 or Tom Pelkey at 315.559.3832.

Car Wash Coupons for sale

Sum­mer Delta Son­ic BOGO car wash coupons are

avail­able through­out June or until sold out.

$5 for one, get one FREE. Good at any Delta Son­ic until August 3. Great for Father’s Day!


38th Annu­al Fam­i­ly Fun Night at the Ball­park

Tues­day, June 27. Bring a dish-to-pass for the tail­gate par­ty at 4:45 p.m.

Hot dogs and coneys pro­vid­ed by UMM. Col­lec­tion of non-per­ish­able foods for the Food Bank will be received.  Call the church office at 315.457.5180 for tick­ets and to reserve a seat on the church bus.

Dear Friends at Liv­er­pool First, 

Thank you for the thought­ful farewell potluck din­ner and cake. It has been a bless­ing to have a friend­ly and wel­com­ing church fam­i­ly to be a part of dur­ing my time at Syra­cuse Uni­ver­si­ty. My last Sun­day here will be May 28 before I depart to my new duty sta­tion in North Car­oli­na.     God’s Bless­ings, Melis­sa Kar­nath

Senior Min­istries events:

For those going on the motor coach trip to Clay­ton on Wednes­day, May 31st, please arrive at the church park­ing lot between 7:15 & 7:30 am.  The bus will arrive at 7:30 and depart prompt­ly at 8 am.  We will be arriv­ing @ The Clay­ton Antique Boat Muse­um @ 9:30 for a guid­ed tour until 11:30.  Lunch at The 1000 Islands Har­bor Hotel will be from 11:45- 1:30.  On your own time will be from 1:30 to 3:45.  We will board the bus at 3:45 and depart @ 4 and arrive back @ LFUMC @ 5:30 pm.  Be pre­pared for any kind of weath­er!

An update of the avail­abil­i­ty of the remain­ing trips is as fol­lows: 6/7 Fly Creek/Herkimer — Sold Out,  6/25 Syra­cuse Stage “Ring of Fire” — Sold Out, 7/12 Camil­lus Erie Canal Din­ner Cruise — 10 seats, 7/14 Ononda­ga Lake Tram Tour — 15, 7/28 Ononda­ga Lake Tram Tour — 18, 8/11 Gleno­ra 11, 8/26 Coop­er­stown 30, 9/13 Cort­land Sold Out, 9/23 Mer­ry Go Round “Pat­sy Kline” 5, 10/21 Letch­worth Sold Out.

Project Christi­na — toys for chil­dren

Would you like to help a child in cri­sis? Pur­chase a $5 stuffed toy from Kohl’s where the pro­ceeds go to Golisano’s Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal, and the toy is giv­en to the Ononda­ga Coun­ty Social Ser­vices Fos­ter Care Divi­sion. When chil­dren  are removed from their home a toy will be giv­en to them to help ease their pain. We also accept  new stuffed toys pur­chased else­where, books, and reusable child-friend­ly tote bags. There is a red col­lec­tion box in Fel­low­ship Hall.

5 Cents Makes a Dif­fer­ence!

As you pick up from sum­mer pic­nics and par­ties, think about bring­ing your 5 cent return­able bot­tles and cans to either the church, or MSK Returns on Rt. 57 near Wet­zel Rd.  Our church has an account there, and all mon­ey earned goes direct­ly to sup­port our Chris­t­ian Edu­ca­tion pro­grams.  All returns must be emp­ty and clean.  Our win­ter check just received totaled $90!  Thanks for your dona­tions!

Memo­r­i­al Day Parade

We invite all Sun­day School and DELTA chil­dren, their fam­i­lies and any “child at heart” adults to join us for the Memo­r­i­al Day Parade! Meet tomor­row at 8:50 a.m. at the pur­ple doors.

Can­dy Dona­tions

Can­dy dona­tions are still need­ed. If you are able, please place bags of indi­vid­u­al­ly wrapped can­dies in the labeled box out­side the Fel­low­ship Hall. Thank you to every­one who has already donat­ed, you have been a bless­ing!