Outreach

A reflection on Matthew 11:28–29

“Come to me, all you that are weary and are car­ry­ing heavy bur­dens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gen­tle and hum­ble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. —Jesus, in Matthew 11:28–29 Some­one asked me recent­ly, “Why isn’t this scrip­ture…

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Familiar faces seen at village Memorial Day parade

Many mem­bers of the Liv­er­pool First fam­i­ly gath­ered in front of the church on Memo­r­i­al Day, May 25, to watch the vil­lage parade. They were wel­comed with cof­fee and donuts pro­vid­ed by the Out­reach & Mis­sions Com­mis­sion. The church bus also played a role in the parade, as dri­ver Bill Mann trans­port­ed vet­er­ans along the…

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Support relief efforts in Nepal

The Gen­er­al Board of Glob­al Min­istries of The Unit­ed Methodist Church, through its dis­­as­ter-relief arm and in con­junc­tion with local and inter­na­tion­al part­ners and Nepal-based Glob­al Min­istries mis­sion­ar­ies, is respond­ing to the earth­quake that rocked Nepal on April 25. The Unit­ed Methodist Com­mit­tee on Relief (UMCOR), Glob­al Min­istries’ relief and devel­op­ment unit, approved a grant…

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Do you quilt? Do you have spare material?

The Prayer Quilt min­istry of Liv­er­pool First UMC is call­ing quil­ters to join them. If you haven’t quilt­ed before but would like to learn, they will teach you. They meet Tues­days at 10 a.m. in the church con­fer­ence room to cre­ate Prayer Quilts. The mate­ri­als they use are donat­ed. If you have fab­ric you would…

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Join the effort for healing relationships

The Unit­ed Methodist Church called the del­e­gates at the 2012 Gen­er­al Con­fer­ence to a spir­i­tu­al jour­ney, begin­ning with words spo­ken dur­ing the Act of Repen­tance Ser­vice. This jour­ney began in 2008 with Res­o­lu­tion 3323, Heal­ing Rela­tion­ships With Indige­nous Per­sons (Native Amer­i­cans). The Gen­er­al Com­mis­sion on Chris­t­ian Uni­ty and Inter­re­li­gious Con­cerns spent 2008–2012 lis­ten­ing to the…

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