Announcements for April 28, 2019

Wom­en’s Retreat “Be All That You CAN Be”

Women’s Retreat

Be All That You CAN Be

Sat­ur­day, May 4

9:30 to 11:30 am

Host­ed by the Unit­ed Methodist Women

Lunch will be served at noon for for those who wish to stay for it.

Sign up today at the Fel­low­ship Hall bul­letin board.

Or, call the church at 315–457-5180

Find a list of items we are col­lect­ing for the McMahon/Ryan Child Advo­ca­cy Cen­ter.

Please donate spare change for mis­sions

The Out­reach & Mis­sions Com­mit­tee will take a “Noisy Can” col­lec­tion of change today, April 28, to kick off fundrais­ing for the 2020 Red Bird Mis­sion Trip. Half of the col­lec­tion will sup­port the Red Bird trip and the oth­er half will sup­port local mis­sion activ­i­ties.

Ush­ers need­ed for May wor­ship ser­vices

Vol­un­teers are need­ed to ush­er dur­ing wor­ship ser­vices through­out May. Please sign up on the sheet post­ed in
Fel­low­ship Hall, or con­tact Tom Pelkey for infor­ma­tion.

DVDs of Palm Sun­day and East­er wor­ship

Record­ings of the Palm Sun­day wor­ship (includ­ing the Choir Can­ta­ta) and East­er Sun­day wor­ship ser­vice are avail­able to any­one wish­ing to view them. Pick them up in the church office dur­ing the week (call 315–457-5180 for infor­ma­tion).

Sight & Sound movies: Sun­days at 12:30 pm

View Bib­li­cal-themed musi­cal dra­mas pro­duced by Sight
& Sound The­atres. Bring a bag lunch and meet in the
down­stairs gath­er­ing area to eat before the movie begins.

Show­ing on April 28: Risen; on May 5: Samp­son

Pic­tures of the East­er altar are avail­able

Pho­tographs of the East­er Sun­day altar (as shown on the cov­er of this week’s bul­letin) are avail­able in the office. Stop by dur­ing the week to pick one up. Call the church at 315–457-5180 for infor­ma­tion.

Reg­is­ter for UMC sum­mer camp

View pro­grams of the Upper New York Camp & Retreat
Min­istries at or call 1–855-414‑6400.

Dona­tions need­ed for Spring Gift Bas­kets

The Hos­pi­tal­i­ty and Fel­low­ship com­mit­tee is col­lect­ing items through April 28 for gift bas­kets to be dis­trib­uted to home­bound and health care facil­i­ty res­i­dents. Need­ed: tis­sues, lotions, cards, pens, mini col­or­ing books, col­ored pen­cils, devo­tion­als, and sta­tionery.

   We also need mem­bers to deliv­er bas­kets to indi­vid­u­als in their homes or health care facil­i­ties. Com­mit­tee mem­bers are in fel­low­ship hall today to sign up deliv­ery vol­un­teers.

Spring Plant Sale — May 11

9 am — 3 pm in John­son Park

The Out­reach & Mis­sions Com­mit­tee will sell hang­ing
bas­kets and pots of annu­als includ­ing impa­tiens,
gera­ni­ums, petu­nias, and more. Ready for Moth­er’s Day
or for your home, pro­ceeds will be used to fund
mis­sion projects. Cash or checks are accept­ed.

The fol­low­ing videos are now on YouTube:

April 21, 2019 — East­er Sun­day

9:30 am Chil­drens’ Mes­sage Death And Res­ur­rec­tion

9:30am Ser­mon The Real Good News


9:30am Com­plete Wor­ship Ser­vice

Senior Min­istries Event

Wednes­day, June 5

Lunch at The Euclid Restau­rant 

Tour of Schroep­pel Man­sion (Riv­er Edge Bed & Break­fast)

$25 per per­son

Buf­fet Menu

Fried chick­en, hot roast beef, baked ziti, chef sal­ad, rolls and but­ter, cof­fee or tea

Atten­dees should arrive at 

The Euclid Restau­rant on Route 31 in Clay for lunch at 11:30 am

The Town of Clay His­to­ri­an will speak from
12:30 to 1 pm about the his­to­ry of the area.

At 1 pm atten­dees will dri­ve one mile north to the
Schroep­pel Man­sion for a pri­vate tour, tea, and dessert.

At 3 pm the Town of Schroep­pel His­to­ri­an
will speak until 3:30 pm

The Euclid is about a 15 minute dri­ve from the vil­lage of Liv­er­pool via Mor­gan Road.

All checks/reservations must be received by May 19.

Checks are payable to LFUMC Senior Min­istries.

Leave in our mail box at church or mail to
Sarah Biel­ing  2 Cty Rte 10, Pen­nel­lville NY 13132

Learn the his­to­ry of Nes­tle Choco­late 

Olive­branch Wom­en’s Group Pro­gram & Mea

Mon­day, May 20

This local his­to­ry pro­gram begins at 7:15 pm on May 20. Every­one is wel­come.

    Women wish­ing to attend din­ner (appe­tiz­ers begin at 5:30 pm) should reserve a meal by 11 am on May 17 at
315–457-5180 or email

    His­to­ri­an Jim Farfaglia will present his lat­est book, Nestlé in Ful­ton, New York: How Sweet It Was. He will share inter­views with for­mer Nestlé work­ers, research of the company’s one hun­dred years in Ful­ton, and his per­son­al reflec­tions of its endur­ing impor­tance to Cen­tral New York. The book cel­e­brates and hon­ors the work­ers of Nes­tle as he tells their sto­ry as they recall their work expe­ri­ences and the process of choco­late mak­ing. He has inter­est­ing media and arti­facts donat­ed by the for­mer employ­ees. There are plans being made to rec­og­nize the con­tin­u­ing love for Nes­tle with a muse­um in Ful­ton.

    This will be the final Olive­branch pro­gram for the 2018–2019 year. The June gath­er­ing will be a din­ner out at San­tan­ge­los restau­rant.

PEACE senior lun­cheon — Mon­days at noon

Call PEACE, Inc. at 315–470-3331 to reserve a meal. For seniors age 60 and old­er (spous­es & guests under age 60 wel­come for sug­gest­ed $6). Sug­gest­ed con­tri­bu­tion, $3.

Menu for April 29: corned beef sand­wich on rye bread, mar­i­nat­ed beets, fresh fruit.

Bless­ings in a Back­pack is col­lect­ing soup

Bless­ings in a Back­pack is col­lect­ing chick­en noo­dle and veg­etable beef soups in ready-to-serve cans, any brand, dur­ing May. Liv­er­pool BIB pro­vides week­end food for qual­i­fy­ingstu­dents in Syra­cuse. Infor­ma­tion is at the col­lec­tion bin in the church cor­ri­dor.

Let us know if you need a meal
If you are recov­er­ing from ill­ness, surgery, or injury you may appre­ci­ate home-cooked meals. To receive meals from church vol­un­teers, con­tact the church at 315–457-5180.