Announcements for April 22, 2018

Family Movie Event: Wonder – Sunday, April 29

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


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 due May 15. Contact Kate in the church office at 315-457-5180 or for application.


Dinner/Fundraising Committee extends thanks

Thanks to all who participated in our chicken & biscuit and fish dinners. Together we raised $2000 for ministries! Plan to attend and/or help with chicken barbecues: June 2, July 19, & August 16.


Senior Ministries update – new trips planned

Check our table in Fellowship Hall. Two new trips are scheduled.


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 315-635-7863.


Blessings in a Backpack collection: breakfast bars

Blessings in a Backpack is collecting breakfast bars in April. They must not contain nuts. Suggestions are at the collection box.


Olivebranch invites everyone to April 23 program

John Ferrini from Vacumns Galore shares his collection of old cleaning machines. Program starts at 7:15 pm.

May 21 Olivebranch – Project Christina. Presenters: Onondaga County Division of Children & Family Services Community Liaison Sarah Easterly and Training Coordinator Erin Gessini.


Project Christina donations support foster children

Bless foster children by donating stuffed toys, tote bags, and books. Information is with the collection box in Fellowship Hall.


Interested in joining LFUMC?

To become a church member, contact Pastor Brian Homan or the church office staff at 315-457-5180.


Knit or crochet with Prayerful Threads
Members of the Prayerful Threads group 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 pm, or work on your own at home and coordinate with facilitator Paula Lamberson. Call the church at 315-457-5180 for information.
Let us know if you need a meal
If you are recovering from illness, surgery or injury you may appreciate home-cooked meals. If you wish to receive meals from church volunteers, contact the church at 315-457-5180.
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. Recognize birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions. You may take the flowers after the 11 am service that day. Church staff order the flowers from a local florist, and you are billed directly by the florist. You may suggest preferred colors and flowers if available.


How to contact church staff by email

Dr. Brian Homan      

Karen Gloyd                

Kate Smith                   

Elizabeth Mengel    

Nancy B. James                          

Bill Young                      



Today                                         8:15 am Prayer & Holy Communion

9:15 am Discovery Zone for Children

9:30 am Adult Sunday School

9:30 am Nursery Care Available

9:30 am Worship

10:40 am Spirit Singers Choir Rehearsal

11am pm Nursery Care Available

11am pm Worship


Monday       12 pm PEACE Inc. Senior Nutrition Lunch

1 pm Explore the Bible

2:30 pm Prayer Partners

5:30 pm Olivebranch Women’s Group Dinner

7:15 pm History of Cleaning Presentation

6 pm Caregivers & Lay Servants


Wednesday 7 pm Explore the Bible


Thursday     6 pm Bell Choir Rehearsal

7 pm Chancel Choir Rehearsal


Today’s Worship Leader

Charles McChesney


Today’s Greeters

Debbie Chrissley & Ronica Putman


An infant and nursing mother’s room is located on the lower level near the elevator closest to the sanctuary.
The service is broadcast live.


The use of all music has been secured
by permission CCLI #3230039