Announcements for November 12

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

Questions Of Life And Faith

Where do you start to make the changes you see need to be done in your life, the lives of others, and the world?

Do you believe we can really make a dent in the problems that plague us?

Is there any use to praying?

Pancakes are Coming – Sunday, Nov. 19

Our United Methodist Men are hosting a pancake breakfast next 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 an offering to continue tuition payments for “Maxo” Lucserne, the Haitian student we sponsor. Menu includes pancakes, sausages, apple sauce and beverages.

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.

Amish Craft and Farm Market

We are planning a trip to the Amish Craft and Farm Market called the Windmill on Saturday, November 18 the trip to Penn Yan is opened to anyone to enjoy 3 barns of Amish goods. The bus will leave the church at 10 a.m.

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.

Christian Education 

movie event – Today

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 true story of courage, strength, and football at the height of tension in Birmingham, Al  1973) will start at 12:30 p.m.

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.

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.

Senior Ministries Lancaster, Pa. Bus Trip

Featuring Jesus at the Sight & Sound’s Millennium Theater. 3 days & 2 nights – April 13-15, 2018 $369 pp double or $478 single. Package includes: 2 nights lodging with 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners including Shady Maple Smorgasbord. Guided tour of the Amish Countryside, with stops at an Amish Farm & Bake Shop, Kitchen Kettle Village, Lil’ County Store & Miniature Horse Farm. Cancellation insurance available upon request. For this trip to happen, we need 50+ people attending. Please email sbieling@hotmail.com or leave a phone message at 315-695-6696. I have to notify the tour company by Nov. 15.