Announcements for May 5, 2019

Spring Plant Sale — May 119 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 gifts or for your home Pro­ceeds will be used to fund mis­sion projects. Cash or checks are accept­ed.

Save the date: 24th Annu­al Chick­en BBQ Sat­ur­day, June 1

Cost is $11 for a full meal.  

Please sign up to help.

Lim­it­ed quan­ti­ty. Served 11 am to 3 pm ONLY.

You can RESERVE yours NOW!

DVDs of Palm Sun­day wor­ship

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

View movie, Samp­son, May 5 at 12:30 pm

View the Bib­li­cal-themed dra­ma Samp­son. Bring a bag lunch and meet in the down­stairs gath­er­ing area to eat before the movie begins.

Sophie Graze Col­lege Schol­ar­ship — Appli­ca­tions due May 15

Active church mem­bers who are grad­u­at­ing from high school may apply. Appli­ca­tions are avail­able in the office. Call 315–457-5180. Ques­tions can be answered by Karen Gloyd.

Reg­is­ter for UMC sum­mer camp

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

Ush­ers need­ed for June 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.

Videos of April 28 wor­ship are on YouTube

9:30am Scrip­ture & Teach­ing

9:30am “What This Church Means To Me” by Zeke Gon­za­les

How to con­tact church staff

Please note that some email address­es have changed

Church Office: 315–457-5180
Pas­tor Homan:

Dr. Bri­an Homan 

Karen Gloyd

Kate Smith 

Eliz­a­beth Men­gel 

Nan­cy B. James

Bill Young 

Learn the His­to­ry of Nes­tle Choco­late at Olive­branch Wom­en’s Group Pro­gram & Meal: Mon­day, May 20 at 7:15 pm

Every­one is wel­come to this local his­to­ry pro­gram.

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.

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 qual­i­fy­ing stu­dents in Syra­cuse.

Gift bas­kets for seniorsare ready for deliv­ery.

Hos­pi­tal­i­ty Com­mit­tee mem­bers assem­bled them this week, and will coor­di­nate deliv­ery today. Please con­nect with them in Fel­low­ship Hall if you can help deliv­er them to  home­bound and nurs­ing home res­i­dent mem­bers.

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.

Admin­is­tra­tive Coun­cil will meet May 14

The church Admin­is­tra­tive Coun­cil will meet at 7 pm on Tues­day, May 14, in the church Fel­low­ship Hall. All church mem­bers may attend to dis­cuss the pro­grams and plans of the church (only Coun­cil mem­bers may vote on res­o­lu­tions). Call 315–457-5180 for details.

Join us to attend Franklin Gra­ham event

Franklin Gra­ham will preach at the St. Joseph’s Health Amphithe­ater at Lake­view on May 30 as part of the Bil­ly Gra­ham Evan­ge­lis­tic Asso­ci­a­tion’s Deci­sion Amer­i­ca North­east Tour. To ride there on the church bus, con­tact the office at 315–457-5180. Vis­it for infor­ma­tion.

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 May 6: bat­tered cod filet, baked pota­to with sour cream & chives, mixed veg­eta­bles, vanil­la ice cream.

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.

The Church Bus is avail­able for indi­vid­u­als need­ing trans­porta­tion to and from the restau­rant and B&B.

Checks (reser­va­tions) must be received by May 12.

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