Announcements for Oct. 1

Hear­ing devices & large print bul­letins are avail­able from the ush­ers. Please silence elec­tron­ics dur­ing wor­ship. 

DELTA begins Wednes­day

Chil­dren in grades 1 — 6 are encour­aged to par­tic­i­pate in a Wednes­day evening Chris­t­ian Club called DELTA (Dis­ci­ples Equipped for Life Trans­for­ma­tion and Action), begin­ning Octo­ber 4 at 6:30 p.m. Con­tact Karen Gloyd at or at 315–457-5180 to reg­is­ter your child or for infor­ma­tion.

Dis­as­ter response train­ing — Octo­ber 28

UMCOR offers a train­ing pro­gram to pre­pare peo­ple to work in dis­as­ter sites such as Texas and Flori­da, as well as in our own com­mu­ni­ties. A Basic Ear­ly Response Team class will be held in the Con­fer­ence Cen­ter in Liv­er­pool on Sat­ur­day Oct. 28 From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reg­is­ter at or call Bri­an Green­wald at 716–763-7735 for infor­ma­tion.

LIFE Youth Group needs dec­o­ra­tions 

LIFE is cre­at­ing an Egypt­ian Plague-themed haunt­ed house on Octo­ber 27 and needs your old Hal­loween Dec­o­ra­tions: crepe paper stream­ers, black plas­tic table cloths, plas­tic bugs, frogs, spi­ders, Sty­ro­foam peanuts, large pieces of card­board and paper bags. Dona­tions can be giv­en to any mem­ber of LIFE.

Save the date for the CROP Hunger Walk

The Greater Syra­cuse CROP Hunger Walk will take place on Sun­day, Octo­ber 22 at 1 p.m. at Ononda­ga Lake Park. Pick up a fund rais­ing enve­lope at the infor­ma­tion desk in the church cor­ri­dor

Church Con­fer­ence — Octo­ber 8 at 12:30 p.m. 

Dis­trict Super­in­ten­dent Rev. Nola Ander­son will con­duct our annu­al busi­ness meet­ing. All church mem­bers are invit­ed and may vote dur­ing a church con­fer­ence. Learn about your church in this meet­ing.

    Senior Min­istries

For those attend­ing the Octo­ber 21 trip to Letch­worth, arrive at church at 8 a.m. to depart prompt­ly at 8:30 and return around 7 p.m.

Phoebe’s on Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 16 at 1:30 with Syra­cuse Stage’s pro­duc­tion of The Wiz­ard of Oz at 3 p.m. Syra­cuse Stage & Syra­cuse Uni­ver­si­ty Dept. of Dra­ma team up with New York’s 2 Ring Cir­cus to cre­ate a daz­zling­ly acro­bat­ic take on The Wiz­ard of Oz. The cirque like feats of 2 Ring Cir­cus make it an Oz and fam­i­ly treat — like you’ve nev­er seen before. ALL AGES INVITED

For infor­ma­tion and the 2018 Sched­ule of events, check out our table in Fel­low­ship Hall.

Safe Sanc­tu­ary train­ing — Octo­ber 14

Safe Sanc­tu­ary train­ing will be held here Octo­ber 14, 9 a.m. — noon. All adults who work with chil­dren, youth and vul­ner­a­ble adults are asked to attend. Call 315–457-5180 to reserve your spot.

Dona­tions of can­dy need­ed

Fam­i­ly Min­istries is seek­ing dona­tions of bags of indi­vid­u­al­ly wrapped can­dy. Dona­tions can be left in the marked box in the hall­way

Let us know if you need a meal

If you are recov­er­ing from an ill­ness, surgery or injury you may appre­ci­ate some home-cooked meals. We have a new min­istry of vol­un­teers who pro­vide meals to peo­ple fac­ing such a need. If you would like to receive this assis­tance from church mem­bers, please con­tact the church office at 315–457-5180.

Women’s Break­fast: Sat., Oct. 14, 9 — 11 a.m.

All women are invit­ed for food, (baked maple French toast, home­made lemon blue­ber­ry muffins and more), con­ver­sa­tion and insight into Rebekah. Pas­tor Pen­ny will facil­i­tate. To reg­is­ter, sign below, tear off and place in the col­lec­tion plate.