Announcements for June 4

Red Bird Mis­sion Craft Sale

Red Bird Mis­sion Crafts sale con­tin­ues in Fel­low­ship Hall after today’s ser­vices.

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 pro­posed 2017 — 2018 bud­get.

Delta Son­ic Car Wash Coupons for sale

The “Delta Deal” is “buy one, get one free”.  Pur­chase one $5 coupon and get a sec­ond coupon FREE! These are upgrad­able for oth­er ser­vices. They are good until August 7 at any Delta Son­ic in New York State and Illi­nois. (after­ward, $2 off until Octo­ber 7.) Infor­ma­tion and sales at the table in Fel­low­ship Hall!

Fam­i­ly Night at the Ball­park — June 27

Tues­day, June 27 at the Syra­cuse Chief’s base­ball game. 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.

Explore the Bible in 52 weeks

Pas­tor Bri­an Homan is lead­ing 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.

Key Bank Staffers Make a Dif­fer­ence

For the sev­enth straight year, staff from the Liv­er­pool and Hiawatha Plaza Key Bank branch­es vol­un­teered their time to our church on the bank’s “Neigh­bors Make a Dif­fer­ence Day”.  This pro­gram is planned year­ly with the Trustees.  We sin­cere­ly appre­ci­ate the sev­en ladies who came to work on our rear gar­den and vac­u­um the Sanc­tu­ary pews on May 24.  With their enthu­si­as­tic help, we are ready for sum­mer wor­ship inside and out!

Senior Min­istries events:

For those going on the motor coach trip to Fly Creek & Herkimer on Wednes­day,  June 7, please arrive at the church park­ing lot by 7:30 a.m. for prompt depar­ture at 8 a.m. We will arrive at Fly Creek Mill at 10 a.m. and depart at noon, arriv­ing at the Water­front Grille at 12:45 for lunch at 1. Our Erie Canal cruise will be from 3–4:30 with depar­ture for home at 4:45. We return to LFUMC at 6 p.m. Be pre­pared for any kind of weath­er! Ques­tions? email sbieling@hotmail.com or call 315–695-6696.

There are still a few seats avail­able for June 25 Syra­cuse Stage “John­ny Cash”, July 12 Camil­lus Erie Canal Din­ner Cruise, July 14 & 28 Ononda­ga Lake Park His­tor­i­cal Tram Tour, August 11 motor coach to Gleno­ra Win­ery, August 26 motor coach to Coop­er­stown, and Sep­tem­ber 23 motor coach to Mer­ry Go Round The­ater.

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, con­sid­er 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 mon­ey earned sup­ports our Chris­t­ian Edu­ca­tion pro­grams. All returns must be emp­ty and clean. Our win­ter check totaled $90! Thanks for your dona­tions!

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. If you are inter­est­ed, con­tact the church at 315–457-5180 or lfumc@liverpoolfirstumc.org.

Vaca­tion Bible School — July 10–14, 5:30–8:30 PM

Join us for a week of free fun at Mega Sports Camp. Reg­is­ter today by call­ing 315.457.5180.

Din­ner is served free of charge for fam­i­lies at 5:30 p.m.