Announcements for May 6, 2018

Spring Plant Sale – May 12 in Johnson Park

9 am to 3 pm Fresh hanging plants in time for Mother’s Day,
or for you! Proceeds support Outreach & Mission Team mission projects. Cash or checks accepted. To volunteer at the sale, sign
up on the sheet posted in Fellowship Hall.


Family Ministry needs candy donations

We need bags of individually wrapped candy for our next events.
If easier, you may make a donation in today’s offering: write
candy on your envelope. Candy may be left in the box in the back entrance. Thank you for helping us reach into our community!
Walk with LFUMC in the village parade
Join us as we walk in the Liverpool Memorial Day Parade, May 28. Meet us in front of the church next to the purple doors at 9 am. Help represent LFUMC to the community.

Parade Preparations – May 19
On Saturday, May 19 at 12 pm, join us for fun & work: assemble bags for the parade, enjoy lunch, movie: Ferdinand, fellowship and ice cream sundaes. During the parade these bags will be handed
to children, announcing our free Summer VBS program.

Support LFUMC’s campership program
Help to send a child to Camp Casowasco this summer. To make a donation, write campership on your check or envelope. Christian camp can transform a child’s future. Thank you for helping offer
a child the opportunity to grow spiritually.


Sophie Graze Scholarship applications due May 15

Sophie Graze 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. Contact
Kate at 315-457-5180 for application.


Senior Ministries events update

For those attending the June 6 dinner at Borio’s, payment is due today! All trips are sold out except July 31 to Raquette Lake and October 22 trip downtown for tour of Onondaga Historical Museum, lunch at Coleman’s and visit to Assumption Church.


Summer BBQs are coming!
Sign up today in Fellowship Hall to help with the June 2 meal.

UNYUM Historical Society meeting on June 16 in Clyde

Contact Sue Slenker to arrange for a ride.


Olivebranch invites women to May 21 program

Learn about Project Christina. Guest presenters are Onondaga County Division of Children and Family Services Community Liaison Sarah Easterly and Training Coordinator Erin Gessini. Come at 5:30 pm for dinner or 7:15 pm for just the program. Reserve a meal by noon on May 18. 315-457-5180,


Blessings in a Backpack collection: soup

Childhood hunger in Syracuse has not diminished. Blessings in
a Backpack
is collecting ready-to-serve soup in May & June. Any brand or type is appreciated, but chicken noodle is a favorite! Information flyers are available at the collection basket in the hallway, or call Jill Ertinger at 315-451-6145.


Reserve a Sunday to purchase Altar Flowers
To order altar flowers in memory or honor of someone, call 315-457-5180 to reserve a Sunday. Recognize birthdays, anniversaries, and other occasions. You may take the flowers after the 11 am service that day. Church staff order from a florist, and you are billed directly by the florist.


How to contact church staff by email

Dr. Brian Homan      

Karen Gloyd                

Kate Smith                   

Elizabeth Mengel    

Nancy B. James                          

Bill Young                      


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.