Fish Dinner — Friday, March 27
Full haddock dinner 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 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. $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.
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 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 5.
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.
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.
Olivebranch program for March 23
Move to the Sounds and Rhythm
Sandra Sabine facilitates classes at the Liverpool Art Center. Join this interactive session of rhythm, music making, and creative connection modules. All will be able to participate. 7:15 pm program is open to everyone. Women wishing to attend the 6 pm dinner (appetizers at 5:30 pm) should reserve by March 20, 315–457-5180.
Senior Ministries Upcoming Events
Friday, April 24
Annual 50’s Dinner catered by LFUMC Men’s Club
6 pm — Fellowship Hall — $15 per person
Program: Strolling Down Salina Street: A Walk Down Memory Lane presented by Robert Searing, Onondaga Historical Association. Limited seating so don’t delay.
Wednesday, May 27
Lunch & Movie at Spaghetti Warehouse
$20 per person
The Princess & the Pirate starring Bob Hope
Car pooling can be arranged
Enjoy great food, fellowship and laughter.
Wednesday, August 12
Dessert Cruise on the Erie Canal
$18 per person — your own transportation is required — set sail at 6:30 from Sim’s Store in Camillus and travel over the Nine Mile Creek Aqueduct towards Rt. 173. Enjoy a summer evening with delicious dessert choices, beverages, great entertainment, and the glow of sunset as you cruise along the canal.
The Ark Encounter & Creation Museum
5 day 4 night trip November 5–9th.
For all of the above events/trips and more, check out our table in Fellowship Hall.
Basic Lay Servant Course — April 3 & 4
Sharon Hartman and Kay Phillips will teach this class at Liverpool First UMCApril 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 Sharon Hartman at 315–457-6267 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please support the Liverpool Food Pantry
Liverpool First UMC supports the work of the Liverpool Food Pantry at St. Joseph The Worker Church. Donations of non perishable foods are accepted year-round, and delivered to the pantry weekly. Items may be left in the purple bin located in the main corridor.
On Sundays when we celebrate Holy Communion (generally the first Sunday of each month) in worship, we offer a special invitation to bring food donations to the altar.
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
Train to Be An ERT Saturday, May 16
At the Conference Center, 7481 Henry Clay Blvd. Become certified or re-certified for 3 years as an Early Response Team member. Training equips teams to help communities clean up after natural disasters of any kind. Registration is online, so call Kate at the church office to have details emailed to you: 315–457-5180.
Join the Prayer Quilting Ministry
If you can tie a knot, cut and pin fabric, or iron, consider joining the Prayer Quilt ministry. Meets Tuesdays at 10 am at church.
Need help with school work?
Teens in the LIFE Youth Ministry offer tutoring! Children may come for help the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm. They help with all core subjects — math, science, English, and music. Contact LIFE Youth Director Zachary Martin at email@example.com or 315–708-2004 for information.
Lunchtime Video Series — Wednesdays at noon
The Extraordinary Life of Jesus of Nazareth
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.
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 9: Swedish meatballs over egg noodles with vegetables and orange.