Announcements for August 27, 2017

Sup­port the Ride for Miss­ing Chil­dren

We need vol­un­teers to break down tables & chairs after clos­ing cer­e­monies for the Syra­cuse Ride for Miss­ing Chil­dren on Sep­tem­ber 29. Sign up in Fel­low­ship Hall. Con­tact Mike Nort­man at mnortman@twcny.rr.com for details. Or, reg­is­ter for the 100-mile ride at http://digital-media-742e.squarespace.com

Women’s Bible Study returns Sep­tem­ber 8

The Fri­day Women’s Bible Study returns to meet­ing in the church Memo­r­i­al Lounge on Sep­tem­ber 8 at 10 a.m. All women are invit­ed to attend this week­ly study led by women of the church. Call 315–457-5180 for infor­ma­tion.

Vol­un­teer with our Children’s Min­istry

Vol­un­teers are need­ed to nur­ture chil­dren of all ages on Sun­day morn­ings & Wednes­day evenings. Teach­ers, assis­tants and sup­port vol­un­teers may help week­ly, month­ly, or on an occa­sion­al basis. Con­tact Karen Gloyd, Direc­tor of Fam­i­ly Min­istries, at 315–457-5180 for details.

Explore the Bible in 52 weeks

Three oppor­tu­ni­ties to par­tic­i­pate in our Jour­ney Through the Bible study will be offered this fall. Daniel Mur­phy will lead the study on Sun­days at 9:30 a.m. in the Con­fer­ence Room. The same study will be led by Pas­tor Homan on Mon­days at 1 p.m. and Wednes­days at 7 p.m. Reg­is­ter at our wel­come table or call the office at 315–457-5810. If you miss a par­tic­u­lar ses­sion it will be repeat­ed on one of the oth­er times dur­ing the week.

Join a Dis­trict Con­ver­sa­tion — Sep­tem­ber 7

Come to a Cross­roads Dis­trict Laity Ses­sion on Sep­tem­ber 7 at the Unit­ed Methodist Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, 7481 Hen­ry Clay Blvd., 7 to 8:30 p.m. Con­verse with Methodists from across cen­tral New York to address Coura­geous Con­ver­sa­tion: dis­cussing chal­leng­ing top­ics.

Care min­istry form­ing

Help pro­vide meals for those recu­per­at­ing from surgery or ill­ness. Con­tact coor­di­na­tors Diane and Tom Pelkey or the church at 315–457-5180 to pro­vide meals.

Join a choir

Con­tact Nan­cy B. James, Direc­tor of Music Min­istries, or call the church at 315–457-5180.

Chan­cel Choir (adults) rehears­es Thurs­days at 7 p.m. & Sun­days at 9 a.m., singing week­ly on Sun­day morn­ings.

Wes­ley Bell Ringers (teens & adults) rehears­es Thurs­days at 6 p.m., plays once a month on Sun­day morn­ings.

Alleluia Choir (junior & senior high ages) rehearsals TBA, sing on Sun­day morn­ings once a month.

Spir­it Singers (youth) rehears­es Sun­days 10:40–11 a.m. and per­forms on Sun­days when they are ready.

New Mem­ber ori­en­ta­tion ses­sions planned

Any­one inter­est­ed in becom­ing a mem­ber of Liv­er­pool First UMC is encour­aged to attend ori­en­ta­tion meet­ings Sep­tem­ber 10, 17, & 24, at noon, to pre­pare for recep­tion into mem­ber­ship on Octo­ber 15.

Inter­Faith Works Din­ner Dia­logues

Join a com­mu­ni­ty din­ner & dis­cus­sion host­ed by Inter­Faith Works to learn about many faiths. Din­ners occur in homes on Sep­tem­ber 14. Con­tact Daryl Files at dfiles@interfaithworkscny.org or Gra­cious Moyo at gmoyo@interfaithworkscny.org or vis­it www.interfaithworkscny.org.

Food Pantry Dona­tions & Com­mu­nion Sun­days

On the first Sun­day of each month we cel­e­brate Holy Com­mu­nion. Please bring food dona­tions to the altar rail before the ser­vice to sup­port the Food Pantry at St. Joseph the Work­er Church.

PRE-ORDER Your Sep­tem­ber BBQ now!

The Dinner/Fundraising Com­mit­tee is spon­sor­ing a Chicken–ONLY BBQ on Sep­tem­ber 24. This event is the PRE-SALE of chick­en halves ONLY for $6 each. Stop by the table in Fel­low­ship Hall Aug. 27, Sept. 3, Sept. 10 & Sept. 17 or use the form in All of Us. Orders due by NOON, Sept. 18.

5 Cents Makes a Dif­fer­ence!

Please bring 5‑cent return­able bot­tles & cans to church, or to MSK Returns on Rt. 57, where our account sup­ports Chris­t­ian Edu­ca­tion pro­grams.