Announcements for July 30

Sum­mer Wor­ship Times

Our sum­mer sched­ule fea­tures two ser­vices, prayer & com­mu­nion at 8:15 a.m. in the chapel &  a tra­di­tion­al 9:30 a.m. ser­vice in the sanc­tu­ary.

9:30 a.m. Sum­mer Sun­day School

• Nurs­ery care avail­able

• 3 & 4 year olds meet in 3 yr. class room

• K‑6th grades meet in 3rd & 4th grade class­room

• 7–12 grades meet in Memo­r­i­al Lounge


Food Dona­tions

On the first Sun­day of every month we cel­e­brate Holy Com­mu­nion. We ask that dry and canned food dona­tions be brought to the altar rail before the ser­vice to sup­port the Food Pantry at St. Joseph the Work­er Church. Please join us in this ser­vice of com­pas­sion.

Mem­ber Care min­istry

We are cre­at­ing a team to pro­vide meals for those recu­per­at­ing from sur­gi­cal pro­ce­dures or con­va­lesc­ing. Diane and Tom Pelkey will coor­di­nate this min­istry. Please let the church office know at 315.457.5180 if you would like to help.

Music Notes

If you feel called to share your musi­cal gifts with our con­gre­ga­tion through one of the groups list­ed below, for more infor­ma­tion please see Nan­cy B. James, Direc­tor of Music Min­istries or call the church office at 315.457.5180.

Groups include:

Chan­cel Choir  (for age 18+), rehears­es Thurs­day nights 7–8:30 p.m., and Sun­day morn­ings at 9 a.m., singing at both the 9:30 & 11 ser­vices.

Wes­ley Bell Ringers (teens & adults), rehears­es Thurs­day nights from 6–7 p.m., and play once a month in both ser­vices.

Alleluia Choir (Junior and Senior High ages), rehearsals TBA, sing in both ser­vices once a month.

Spir­it Singers, (youth), rehears­es Sun­day morn­ings 10:40–11 a.m. and per­forms in both ser­vices when they are ready.

Dates to keep in mind

Master’s Touch Chorale — Oct. 8

Reserve Sun­day, Octo­ber 8, at 6 p.m. for a spe­cial con­cert by The Master’s Touch Chorale at LFUMC. Details will be pro­vid­ed in the next issue of All of Us.

Women’s Bible Study Break­fast 

Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 14, 9 — 11 a.m.

The study will focus on Rebekah from the Book of Gen­e­sis.

Women’s Fri­day Morn­ing Bible Study

The women’s Fri­day 10 a.m. Bible study meets at Don­na Greene’s home (315–652-5410) in Pinegate South, 8475 Big Cone Path.

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. We have an account there, and mon­ey earned sup­ports Chris­t­ian Edu­ca­tion pro­grams.

Senior Min­istries event:

Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 16, lunch at Phoebe’s from 1:30–2:30 p.m.; 3 p.m. per­for­mance of The Wiz­ard of Oz at Syra­cuse Stage — $50 per per­son.

Project Christi­na — toys for chil­dren

Pur­chase a $5 stuffed toy at Kohl’s and child-friend­ly tote bags for Ononda­ga Coun­ty Social Ser­vices Fos­ter Care Divi­sion. When chil­dren are removed from their home a toy is giv­en to them to help ease their pain.  There is a red col­lec­tion box in Fel­low­ship Hall.

Explore the Bible in 52 weeks

Pas­tor Bri­an Homan is lead­ing a jour­ney through the Bible each Sun­day at 11 a.m. and Wednes­day at 7 p.m. Call 315–457-5810 for details or come any time.

Flow­ers for the Altar

After Sun­day Sep­tem­ber 3 we do not have altar flow­ers until Octo­ber 15. If you would like to hon­or some­one for any dates between then please con­tact Cathy Tem­ple at 315–457-5180.