Announcements for August 11, 2019

Sum­mer Wor­shipis at 10 am

The nurs­ery is open through­out the sum­mer dur­ing the 10 am wor­ship ser­vice.

Sum­mer Sun­days Chil­dren’s Pro­gram Through August 18 at 10 am

For chil­dren enter­ing kinder­garten-6th grade. Meets in the down­stairs Gath­er­ing Room.

7th-12th graders meet down­stairs in the Senior High room for LIFE

The ear­ly gath­er­ing for prayer and Holy Com­mu­nion in the chapel takes place at 8:45 am through­out August.

Sum­mer LIFE meets Sun­days at 10 am & Fri­days at 6 pm in August.

Teens in grades 7 — 12 invit­ed!

Olive­branch Women’s Group 2019–2020 Meet­ings

Sep­tem­ber 23, Octo­ber 28, Novem­ber 25, Decem­ber 16, Jan­u­ary 27, Feb­ru­ary 24, March 23, April 27, May 18, June 22

Olive­branch is open to all women. It meets one Mon­day a month, begin­ning at 5:30 pm with appe­tiz­ers fol­lowed by a light potluck or catered din­ner at 6 pm. There is a dif­fer­ent pro­gram every month from 7:15 to 8 pm. New and excit­ing pro­grams are being planned for this year. As soon as they are con­firmed, a pro­gram book­let will be dis­trib­uted. Deb­bie Chriss­ley, Kay Phillips, Vicky Good­win, and Gin­ny Tilden are sched­ul­ing the pre­sen­ters.

More than 20 women divide into small groups to share din­ner respon­si­bil­i­ties each month. Cost for din­ner is $5. This con­tri­bu­tion is payable at the door.

Reser­va­tions are required the week before.

Vol­un­teer Care­givers Need­ed

Con­tact Karen Gloyd if you would help care for infants and tod­dlers dur­ing the 10 am Sun­day wor­ship ser­vice. Thank you!

Get to know Pas­tor Bob Vizthum
Meet & Greet Recep­tion Wednes­day, August 28Start­ing at 6:30 pm

Meet Pas­tor Bob in an infor­mal gath­er­ing in the church Memo­r­i­al Lounge.

Enjoy cook­ies and cof­fee pro­vid­ed by SPRC.

Par­tic­i­pa­tion is lim­it­ed to 20 peo­ple. Sign up in Fel­low­ship Hall.

200th Anniver­sary Cel­e­bra­tion

Cel­e­brat­ing the Past, Embrac­ing the Future

Our con­gre­ga­tion was formed in 1820. Next fall we will cel­e­brate 200 years in Liv­er­pool!

Susan Slenker, church librar­i­an and his­to­ri­an, invites mem­bers of all com­mis­sions and com­mit­tees, and oth­er inter­est­ed indi­vid­u­als, to join the 200th Com­mit­tee.

Pre­lim­i­nary plan­ning with Gin­ny Tilden this sum­mer has led to an out­line of a year-long cel­e­bra­tion, where all main church events will car­ry a 200th anniver­sary logo, to empha­size this church’s ongo­ing his­to­ry. Con­tact Gin­ny Tilden or Sue Slenker or leave your name with the church office staff at 315–457-5180. First plan­ning meet­ing is ten­ta­tive­ly set for Tues­day, August 27, at 7 pm.

Wel­come Recep­tion for Pas­tor Bob Vizthum: Sep­tem­ber 8 at noon in Fel­low­ship Hall

The Chris­t­ian Edu­ca­tion Depart­ment also cel­e­brates Back to Sun­day School that day with games at 10:30 am.

Par­ents Con­nect GroupMeets Thurs­day, August 15 at 6:30 pm

Senior Min­istries Update

Reser­va­tions are being accept­ed for these events:

Sat­ur­day, Sep­tem­ber 7 Motor Coach to Lake George for a buf­fet lun­cheon cruise on the Lac Du Saint Sacre­ment. Depart­ing at 7:30 am, return­ing around 6:30 pm  $70 per per­son.

Wednes­day, Sep­tem­ber 18 Joint trip with St. Joseph the Work­er Seniors — Motor Coach to Made in Amer­i­ca Store for lunch at Hid­den Val­ley Ani­mal Adven­ture and an hour-long Wild Game Safari tour. Depart at 8 am, return­ing around 6:30 pm  $65 per per­son.

Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 5 Motor Coach to Old Forge for lunch at Van Auken’s Inne, train ride from Then­dara to Otter Lake and back, and shop­ping at Old Forge Hard­ware. Depart­ing at 8:30 am, return­ing around 6:30 pm  $65 per per­son

Sat­ur­day, Decem­ber 14 Buf­fet lunch at Phoe­be’s and Syra­cuse Stage’s pro­duc­tion of Beau­ty & The Beast

All ages wel­come:

$65 for adults/seniors; $55 for children/youth

Your own trans­porta­tion is required. 

Arrive at 11:15 am, per­for­mance ends at 4:30 pm.

Call the church at 315–457-5180 for loca­tion.

For par­ents with chil­dren of all ages.

Gath­er with oth­er Chris­t­ian par­ents for
fel­low­ship and sup­port in par­ent­ing.