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 or leave a phone mes­sage at 315–695-6696. I have to noti­fy the tour com­pa­ny by Nov. 15.