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.