Announcements for November 5

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

Ques­tions Of Life And Faith

Who was it God used to lead you to faith in Christ?

Who might be look­ing towards you for inspi­ra­tion and to point the way for them?

What does the phrase “com­mu­nion of the saints” that we recite in the Apostle’s Creed mean to you?

Elec­tion Day Pas­ta Din­ner

Tues­day, Novem­ber 7    4 — 7 p.m.

A free will offer­ing will be accept­ed to
sup­port local out­reach and mis­sion work.

Pan­cakes are Com­ing — Sun­day, Novem­ber 19

Our Unit­ed Methodist Men are host­ing their pan­cake break­fast on Sun­day Novem­ber 19 from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. in Fel­low­ship Hall.  There is no fee for the break­fast, but please con­sid­er mak­ing a gen­er­ous free-will offer­ing to con­tin­ue tuition pay­ments for “Maxo” Luc­serne, the Hait­ian stu­dent we spon­sor. The menu includes pan­cakes, sausages, apple sauce and bev­er­ages.

Knit or cro­chet with Prayer­ful Threads

Mem­bers of the Prayer­ful Threads group cre­ate hand­made scarves, hats and mit­tens for peo­ple in need, as well as baby blan­kets and sweaters for chil­dren that are bap­tized in our church. Join them on the first and third Sun­days of each month at 2 p.m., or work on your own at home and coor­di­nate with group facil­i­ta­tor Paula Lam­ber­son. Call the church at 315–457-5180 for infor­ma­tion.

Advent wor­ship: Decem­ber 6, 13 & 20

All are invit­ed to attend wor­ship with Holy Com­mu­nion on Wednes­day evenings dur­ing Advent: Decem­ber 6, 13, and 20 at 7 p.m. Rev. Can­dace Lawrence and church organ­ist Bill Young will lead these con­tem­pla­tive wor­ship ser­vices, which pro­vide a time to focus and renew our faith in the midst of the busy Advent sea­son.

Fresh Donuts avail­able today

Fresh-made donuts are avail­able today from the Dinner/Fundraising Com­mit­tee! Dona­tions sup­port our Advent Fam­i­ly Break­fast on Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 2.

Today is the last day to make a reser­va­tion

Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 16 lun­cheon at Phoebe’s and Syra­cuse Stage’s pro­duc­tion “Wiz­ard of Oz”.  Make checks payable to LFUMC Senior Min­istries and put in our mail­box in the hall­way. For a fly­er for this event and our 2018 sched­ule, vis­it our table in Fel­low­ship Hall. Come see pic­tures from our last trip.

Project Christi­na — toys for chil­dren

Pur­chase a stuffed toy at Kohl’s and tote bags for Ononda­ga Coun­ty Social Ser­vices Fos­ter Care Divi­sion. When chil­dren are removed from their home a toy is giv­en to them. Please place them in the col­lec­tion box in Fel­low­ship Hall.

Chris­t­ian Edu­ca­tion movie event — Novem­ber 12 

Join us for a fam­i­ly friend­ly movie event. A light lunch will be served at noon and the movies Cars 3 — (Blind­sided by a new gen­er­a­tion of blaz­ing-fast rac­ers led by Jack­son Storm, the leg­endary Light­ning McQueen is pushed from the sport he loves) and Wood­lawn (a riv­et­ing true sto­ry of courage, strength, and foot­ball at the height of ten­sion in Birm­ing­ham, Al  1973) will be start at 12:30.

Red Bird Mis­sion trip

The Mis­sions and Out­reach Com­mis­sion is host­ing a trip to Red Bird Mis­sion on April 21–28, 2018. We are look­ing for ener­getic mis­sion­ar­ies between the ages of 13 and 100. If you can swing a ham­mer or talk to a home own­er, we can use your help. We would love a mix of youth and adults and are look­ing for at least 10 of each.  There is a $75 deposit (some schol­ar­ships are avail­able) and the fund rais­ing has already begun. We need to raise about $500 per par­tic­i­pant so we need your help and ideas. If inter­est­ed, con­tact Mike Nort­man or Kay Phillips.