Announcements for April 8, 2018

Min­istry Fair Today

Join us dur­ing cof­fee hour to learn about the pro­grams tak­ing place at church, and how you can get involved.


Lemon­ade: Women’s Retreat — Sat­ur­day, April 21

9 to 11 am in the church Fel­low­ship Hall — FREE! Includes lemo­ny refresh­ments. Sign up in Fel­low­ship Hall by April 16.


Fam­i­ly Movie Event: Won­der — Sun­day, April 29

12 to 3 pm in the church The­ater Room — FREE! Includes lunch.


Help sup­ply and deliv­er spring gift bas­kets

Dona­tions for home­bound mem­bers need­ed by April 15: pock­et tis­sues, lotions, hand san­i­tiz­er, cards, pens, mini col­or­ing books, col­ored pen­cils, sta­tionery. Col­lec­tion bas­ket is in church cor­ri­dor. Mem­bers of the Hos­pi­tal­i­ty & Fel­low­ship Team will deliv­er them on April 22; sign up in Fel­low­ship Hall to help deliv­er.


2018 Sophie Graze Schol­ar­ship appli­ca­tions avail­able

Sophie Graze Church Schol­ar­ships are award­ed to grad­u­at­ing high school seniors and, for 2018, return­ing stu­dents for their sec­ond year of high­er edu­ca­tion. Karen Gloyd can answer ques­tions. Appli­ca­tions are due May 15. Call 315–457-5180 or email for an appli­ca­tion.


Dinner/Fundraising Com­mit­tee extends thanks

The Dinner/Fundraising Com­mit­tee thanks all who par­tic­i­pat­ed in our win­ter din­ners — chick­en & bis­cuits and fish fries. Togeth­er we raised $2000 for church pro­grams and min­istries! Plan to attend and/or help with chick­en bar­be­cues June 2, July 19, and August 16.


Senior Min­istries Update

For those attend­ing the April 13–15 trip to Lan­cast­er to see Jesus, arrive at church by 8 am for depar­ture prompt­ly at 8:30 am. Check our table in Fel­low­ship Hall to see what events are avail­able for the remain­der of 2018.


Like to sew? Help fin­ish quilts at your home

The LFUMC Prayer Quilt Min­istry needs peo­ple to sew at home to attach bind­ing to quilts. Con­tact Jean Jack­son at 315–457-5180.


Bless­ings in a Back­pack col­lec­tion: break­fast bars

Bless­ings in a Back­pack is col­lect­ing break­fast bars in April. They must not con­tain nuts. Store and brand sug­ges­tions at col­lec­tion box in the church cor­ri­dor. Pro­vide hun­gry school chil­dren with week­end meals.


Olive­branch invites women to April 23 pro­gram

How In the World Did They Get Rid of Dust Bun­nies? John Fer­ri­ni from Vac­u­ums Galore shares his col­lec­tion of clean­ing machines and vac­u­ums.
Come at 5:30 pm for hors d’oeuvres and din­ner or 7:15 pm for just the pro­gram. Call 315–457-5180 or email by April 20 to reserve din­ner.


Knit or cro­chet with Prayer­ful Threads
Mem­bers knit or cro­chet scarves, hats and mit­tens for peo­ple in need, and 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 facil­i­ta­tor Paula Lam­ber­son. Call 315–457-5180 for infor­ma­tion.
Project Christi­na dona­tions sup­port fos­ter chil­dren

Bless fos­ter chil­dren through Project Christi­na by donat­ing stuffed toys, reusable tote bags, and books. Infor­ma­tion is locat­ed near the col­lec­tion box in Fel­low­ship Hall.

5 cents makes a dif­fer­ence to our youth pro­grams
Donate 5‑cent return­able bot­tles & cans to church, or to MSK Returns on Rt. 57, for the LFUMC Youth account for Chris­t­ian Edu­ca­tion & Fam­i­ly Min­istries.


Reserve a Sun­day to pur­chase Altar Flow­ers
If you wish to order altar flow­ers in mem­o­ry or hon­or of some­one, call the church at 315–457-5180 to reserve a Sun­day.


How to Con­tact us by Email

Dr. Bri­an Homan      

Karen Gloyd                

Kate Smith                  

Eliz­a­beth Men­gel    

Nan­cy B. James        

Bill Young