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.