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.