Announcements for May 12, 2019

Learn the His­to­ry of Nes­tle Choco­late at Olive­branch Wom­en’s Group Pro­gram

Mon­day, May 20 at 7:15 pm

Every­one is wel­come to this local his­to­ry pro­gram.

His­to­ri­an Jim Farfaglia will present his book, Nestlé in Ful­ton, New York: How Sweet It Was. He will share inter­views with for­mer Nestlé work­ers, research of the company’s 100 years in Ful­ton, and his reflec­tions of its endur­ing impor­tance to Cen­tral New York. The book cel­e­brates the work­ers of Nes­tle and the process of choco­late mak­ing.

Call the church at 315–457-5180 to let us know if you plan to attend.

Schol­ar­ship appli­ca­tions are due May 15

Active church mem­bers who are grad­u­at­ing from high school may apply. Call Karen Gloyd at 315–457-5180 for infor­ma­tion.

24th annu­al Chick­en BBQ

Sat­ur­day, June 1

Cost is $11 for a full meal.  

Please sign up to help.

Lim­it­ed quan­ti­ty.

Served 12 to 4 pm only.

You can reserve yours now!

Please bring in flow­ers on May 26

Dur­ing wor­ship on May 26, every­one is invit­ed to bring flow­ers to the altar in hon­or of loved ones that have passed away. Fol­low­ing the ser­vices that day, the Hos­pi­tal­i­ty and Fel­low­ship Com­mit­tee will arrange these donat­ed flow­ers to be deliv­ered to our home­bound and nurs­ing-home res­i­dent mem­bers. 

Help is need­ed to deliv­er the flow­ers. Please sign up in Fel­low­ship Hall today if you could deliv­er an arrange­ment or two. Share God’s bless­ing with those that can­not attend wor­ship.

   Call the office at 315–457-5180 for infor­ma­tion.

DVDs of Palm Sun­day can­ta­ta are avail­able

Record­ings of the Palm Sun­day wor­ship & Choir Can­ta­ta are avail­able in the church office (315–457-5180).

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.

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.

Videos of May 5 wor­ship are on YouTube

Chil­drens’ Mes­sage “A Spe­cial Time With Jesus”

Ser­mon “Come and Have Break­fast”

Com­plete Wor­ship Ser­vice

“What This Church Means To Me” — Bill Pat­ton

Snow­bird Recep­tion

June 4 at 6:30 pm

Any­one that trav­eled to a warmer cli­mate this past win­ter — plus those who want to recon­nect with them — are invit­ed to gath­er for straw­ber­ries, cake, and con­ver­sa­tion. Call the church at 315–457-5180 or sign up in Fel­low­ship Hall. Host­ed by the Hos­pi­tal­i­ty & Fel­low­ship Com­mit­tee.  

Senior Min­istries Update

Today is the final day to make your reser­va­tion for the Wednes­day, June 5, lunch at the Euclid Restau­rant plus speak­er from the Town of Clay. Tea, dessert and tour will fol­low at the Schroep­pel Man­sion. The Town of Scr­roep­pel His­to­ri­an will speak after the tours. The church bus will trans­port the 14 most needy round trip while pro­vid­ing shut­tle ser­vice from the Euclid to the Schrop­pel Man­sion for the rest of guests — one mile north.  $25 per per­son. 

We need 10 more peo­ple to make this a GO.

The church bus will be avail­able for peo­ple who wish to ride from church to the Euclid. Please let Sarah know if you plan on rid­ing. Arrive at the church at 10:45 with depar­ture at 11 am. Bill Mann will be dri­ving the bus. If you haven’t made a reser­va­tion & would like to go because of the avail­abil­i­ty of the bus — make your checks payable to LFUMC Senior Min­istries and put in the Senior Min­istries mail­box TODAY.  $25 pp for buf­fet lunch, lec­tures, tour & dessert.

Sun­day, June 23

Din­ner Cruise On Skaneate­les Lake

This is open to peo­ple of all ages.

Cost is $60 per per­son.

Your own trans­porta­tion is required — atten­dees need to arrive at the dock (West Gene­see Street/Route 20) at 4:15 pm. There are bench­es to sit on while you wait to board.


(choose one of the fol­low­ing and write it on your check): Prime rib, chick­en breast with marsala pan sauce, or veg­e­tar­i­an lasagna.

Your check received is your reser­va­tion. Please include your phone #. All checks must be received by Sun­day, May 19.

There are 14 seats avail­able for the June 28 Cort­land Reper­to­ry’s pro­duc­tion of Legal­ly Blonde the Musi­cal and din­ner at the Sher­man House. Last day to make a reser­va­tion is Sun­day, May 19.

Infor­ma­tion for all events is on the table in Fel­low­ship Hall.

How to con­tact church staff

Please note that some email address­es have changed

Church Office: 315–457-5180 Pas­tor Homan: 315–345-6534

Dr. Bri­an Homan 

Karen Gloyd

Kate Smith 

Eliz­a­beth Men­gel 

Nan­cy B. James

Bill Young 

Drop off worn Amer­i­can flags at library

All 32 Ononda­ga Coun­ty pub­lic libraries are col­lect­ing worn or fad­ed Amer­i­can flags through May 22 to be respect­ful­ly retired at the 2019 Memo­r­i­al Watch­fire. The cer­e­mo­ny is spon­sored by the Cen­tral New York Chap­ter of the Viet­nam Vet­er­ans of Amer­i­ca and hon­ors the mil­i­tary tra­di­tion of start­ing a fire after bat­tle to help sol­diers find their com­rades. It is sched­uled for May 26 in the Vet­er­ans Memo­r­i­al Watch­fire Park at the New York State Fair­grounds. The cer­e­mo­ny begins at sun­set. Dur­ing the day there will be raf­fles, a motor­cy­cle ride and enter­tain­ment for fam­i­lies. Admis­sion is free and there will be food avail­able to pur­chase. Vet­er­ans and non-vet­er­ans of all ages are invit­ed.

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.

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.

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 in the church cor­ri­dor.

PEACE senior lun­cheon — Mon­days at noon

For seniors age 60 and old­er. Call PEACE at 315–470-3331 to reserve a meal. Sug­gest­ed con­tri­bu­tion, $3. Spous­es & guests under age 60 wel­come for sug­gest­ed $6. Menu for May 13: turkey and spinach on kaiser roll, roast­ed red pep­per spread, pota­to med­ley, veg­eta­bles, tapi­o­ca pud­ding.

Reg­is­ter for UMC sum­mer camp

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