Lenten craft time, Sundays at 10:30 am
Join us in Fellowship hall each Sunday during Lent for a
Lent-related craft or coloring activity. Children and adults welcome. Art teacher Sara Bailey will lead the activities — March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 5.
Special music presentation to be offered Sunday, March 29 at 10:30 am
In between the 9:30 and 11 am worship services, Michael King, Bill Young, and Nancy B. James will present The Shepherd on the Rock by Franz Schubert. Welcome spring with this presentation of clarinet, piano, and vocal music.
Small gifts needed for shut-in baskets
The Hospitality and Fellowship Committee is collecting items for spring gift baskets for homebound shut-ins and those in health care facilities, now through April 12. Items needed: small packages of tissues, lotion, pens, mini coloring books, colored pencils, cards, devotionals, & stationery.
Lenten devotional books available
Renewed by Living Water — a daily Lenten devotional book produced by the Society of St. Andrew (a ministry that feeds the hungry) is available at the Information Center in the church corridor. Pick up a free copy to read meditations and scriptures for each day of Lent.
Also available is the March/April issue of the Upper Room daily devotional book. These are also free, although donations to cover their cost may be left in the office staff mail.
Winter 2020 conference news available
The Upper New York Advocate, a quarterly publication of the Upper New York Conference, will only be printed for certain issues; all other issues will only be published digitally. The winter 2020 issue is the first fully digital issue. It focuses on reaching people in new places and looks at ministries that reach out to area homeless, children, and other individuals outside the church walls. To view it, visit https://www.unyumc.org/news/advocate
Fish Dinners are March 6 and March 27
Join us at our annual Lenten Friday dinners.
Full haddock dinners with fish delivered fresh from Boston,
plus homemade three-cheese macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, Italian bread, dessert.
Eat in or take out.
$11 for adults $5 for ages 6–12 free for ages 5 and under
Volunteer sign-ups are posted in Fellowship Hall.
Pre-ORDER and Pre-PAY at the table in Fellowship Hall
by Monday, March 2 or Monday, March 23.
Luncheon & Movie Day — Saturday, March 14
Gather at 11:30 am for a luncheon in the church Fellowship Hall, followed by the movie, Leap Year. Cost is $2 per person. Sign up in Fellowship Hall or call the church at 315–457-5180 to reserve a place. Presented by the Hospitality & Fellowship Committee
Order Spring Flowers to adorn the Sanctuary for Easter
Please return this form and payment to the church office by April 1.
Phone Number ___________________________
Lilies ($9) __________
Chrysanthemums ($9) __________
Azaleas ($11) __________
Total $ _______
In Memory Of:
In Honor Of:
Please circle one: Pick Up Donate
Flowers will be available for pick up after the 11 am service on Easter Sunday, or during office hours the following week. If flowers have not been picked up or arrangements made with the office by April 20, flowers will be distributed to nursing home or homebound members of LFUMC.
Crossroads District Training — NEW DATE — Saturday, March 7 9 am — 4:30 pm
Upper New York Conference Center 7481 Henry Clay Blvd., Liverpool, NY 13088
Cost is $10 and lunch is included.
Details at the church Information Center, or email@example.com.
Session topics include: Church Finance, Questions for the New Church Insurance Carrier, SPRC, Lay Servant Ministries,
Stewardship, Discipleship, Mission Central Hub, Services of the Conference Resource Center, New Faith Communities,
Social Media: Facebook and Your Church, Mission Central Hub Disaster Response, and Mental Health Issues
Senior Ministries Upcoming Events
Friday, April 24
Annual 1950’s Dinner catered by LFUMC Men’s Club
6 pm — Fellowship Hall — $15 pp
Program: Strolling Down Salina Street: A Walk Down Memory Lane presented by Robert Searing, Curator of History at the Onondaga Historical Association.Limited seating is filling up quickly.
Wednesday, May 27
Lunch & Movie at Spaghetti Warehouse
$20 pp — The Princess & The Pirate starring Bob Hope.
Enjoy a great meal, fellowship, and laughter.
The Ark Encounter & Creation Museum
5 days & 4 nights
$679 per person dbl occupancy
Joint trip with St. Joseph the Worker Seniors
To secure your spot, send a $25 deposit ASAP.
Flyers for all of these are on our table in Fellowship Hall.
We need 6 more people for our trip to Cape May, New Jersey on May 1–3.Please check flyer in Fellowship Hall.
Basic Lay Servant Course — April 3 & 4
Sharon Hartman and Kay Phillips will teach this class at
Liverpool 1st on April 3 (6 — 9 pm) & April 4 (9 am — 4 pm).
Send registrations (copies at the church Information Center) to church: 604 Oswego Street, Liverpool, NY 13088,
marked as Lay Servant Class.
Participants need to purchase the Basic Course Participants book by Sandy Jackson and Brian Jackson available at
Amazon.com or Cokesbury.com.
This is the preliminary class for those interested in learning about Lay Servant Ministries. Participants must attend both days to obtain credit for the course. For information contact Ernie Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org or 716–490-3676.
Lunchtime Video Series
The Extraordinary Life
of Jesus of Nazareth
Wednesdays at noon
Join us for a light lunch and view
Drive Thru History: The Gospels video series.
Call the church at 315–457-5180 for information.
Filmed in Israel, videos explain the history, archeology,
geography, and historical context of Jesus’ story.
EVENING BIBLE STUDY
Wednesdays at 6:45 pm
Led by Pastor Bob Vizthum
Come with your Bible and an open heart!
New participants are welcome at any
time for this ongoing study.
Meets in the Memorial Lounge.
EXPLORE THE BIBLE
Meets Mondays at 1p m
We will begin studying the New Testament
in time for Easter.
Everyone is welcome to join at any time.
Led by Pastor Bob Vizthum
PEACE Senior Luncheon
Mondays at noon at LFUMC
For senior citizens age 60 and older.
Call PEACE at 315–470-3331 to reserve a meal.
Suggested contribution is $3.50
Spouses & guests under age 60 welcome for suggested $7
Find the monthly menu and other details at
www.peace-caa.org or pick up a printed copy
at the church Information Center.
Menu for March 2: chicken cacciatore, pasta,
spinach salad, lemon Italian ice, Italian bread.