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