Announcements for September 3, 2017

Sup­port the Ride for Miss­ing Chil­dren

We need vol­un­teers to put away tables & chairs after the ride on Sep­tem­ber 29. Sign up in Fel­low­ship Hall. Con­tact mnortman@twcny.rr.com for details.

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

Teach­ers, assis­tants & sup­port vol­un­teers are need­ed to nur­ture chil­dren on Sun­day morn­ings & Wednes­day evenings — week­ly, month­ly, or on an occa­sion­al basis. Con­tact Karen Gloyd at 315–457-5180 for details.

Explore the Bible in 52 weeks

Three oppor­tu­ni­ties to Jour­ney Through the Bible: 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 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 Sep­tem­ber 7 at the Unit­ed Methodist Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, 7481 Hen­ry Clay Blvd., 7 p.m. Con­verse with Methodists from across cen­tral New York to address Coura­geous Con­ver­sa­tion: dis­cussing chal­leng­ing top­ics.

Make a Joy­ful Noise: Join a choir 

Con­tact Nan­cy B. James 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) rehearsals TBA.

Spir­it Singers (youth) rehears­es Sun­days 10:40–11 a.m.

New Mem­ber ori­en­ta­tions in Sep­tem­ber

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. Call 315–457-5180.

PRE-ORDER for Sep­tem­ber 24 BBQ!

The Dinner/Fundraising Com­mit­tee will bar­be­cue chick­en on Sep­tem­ber 24. This is a PRE-SALE of chick­en halves for $6 each. Order at the table in Fel­low­ship Hall Sep­tem­ber 3, 10 & 17 or use the form in All of Us. Orders due by noon, Sep­tem­ber 18.

Sup­port Texas flood vic­tims — spe­cial offer­ing

Join Pas­tor Bri­an Homan in fast­ing through a meal on Sep­tem­ber 6 and set­ting aside mon­ey to be col­lect­ed on Sep­tem­ber 10 to sup­port relief efforts through UMCOR (Unit­ed Methodist Com­mit­tee on Relief). Express our Chris­t­ian care for the vic­tims of Hur­ri­cane Har­vey.

Donate clean­ing items for flood recov­ery

We are col­lect­ing sup­plies to pre­pare clean­ing kits for the Unit­ed Methodist Com­mit­tee on Relief, which pro­vides dis­as­ter relief around the globe. These kits are shipped to  areas in need, includ­ing the Hous­ton, Texas area. Pick up a sup­ply list at the Infor­ma­tion Cen­ter for details.

Hon­or first respon­ders

On Sun­day, Sep­tem­ber 10, we hon­or the first respon­ders in our com­mu­ni­ty in remem­brance of 9/11. Invite friends and fam­i­ly to this spe­cial ser­vice.

11 a.m. wor­ship resumes Sep­tem­ber 10

The 11 a.m. wor­ship ser­vice resumes on Sep­tem­ber 10.

Sun­day School Kick­off, Open House

There is no Dis­cov­ery Zone children’s pro­gram today, Sep­tem­ber 3. Class­es kick off next Sun­day, Sep­tem­ber 10, and every­one is invit­ed to cel­e­brate the new school year with games and refresh­ments on the back lawn at 10:30 a.m.  Also, tour the Dis­cov­ery Zone dur­ing the 10:30 a.m. cof­fee hour the fol­low­ing Sun­day, Sep­tem­ber 17.