Information about activities, events, and calls for action from this week's bulletin are listed here.
We are looking for prayer partners for the children and families of Friends in Faith Christian Preschool You will be given the names of 1-2 children and asked to pray for the children and their families throughout the year that God would bless them, His lover would be planted in their hearts, and they would be filled with the joy of learning. Contact Tracie or Leigh Anne.
The Presbyterian Women are collecting items to make hygiene kits for those affected by hurricanes. If you would like to contribute, each kit contains:
1 hand towel (approximately 16" x 28", no fingertip or bath towels)
1 wide-tooth comb, removed from packaging
1 nail clipper, removed from packaging
1 bar of soap, bath size, in wrapper
1 toothbrush, in original packaging
10 band-aids or other adhesive bandage strips
Seal all items in a one-gallon plastic bag with zipper enclosure. Place donated items in the rear of the sanctuary.
LFPC has a mighty group of prayer warriors that pray continuously for the needs of our church. If you have a concern that you would like the prayer chain to pray on, contact Leigh Anne, use the prayer box on the home page, or mark "For Prayer Chain" on the prayer card found in the pews. If you would like to join the prayer chain, please contact Leigh Anne.
On Friday mornings this fall, the Zentangle group will continue to meet. Zentangle is an art form where art is immersed with relaxation and focus (zen). Our Zentangle group spends most of its time drawing and laughing. If you would like to learn more, contact Tracie or Leigh Anne.
Protein rich foods with at least 7 grams protein per serving. Items such as beans, canned meats, canned fish, peanut butter.
Fruit and vegetables such as canned vegetables, canned fruit in juice or water (not syrup), 100% juice.
Starting on World Communion Sunday October 1st and through the month of October, we will collect for the PC USA Peace and Global Witness Offering. Ministries supported by the offering are working around the world to proclaim Christ's peace, from local churches, to war torn villages, to tables where global leaders meet. 25% of the collection stays with us for our local decision for how to love another and advance peace in our own community. The mission committee will be meeting to discern what this local mission will be after reflecting more on our church wide Loving Another study.
Information about the mission can be found at this link.
Starting October 1st, you can contribute to this offering by writing 'PEACE' or 'PEACEMAKING' in the memo line of our check to Liverpool First Presbyterian Church. Please give generously towards this mission.
The Women's Association will be holding its semi-annual Rummage/Bake Sale on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
There are several ways you can help. First, you can bring in gently used clothing and knick-knacks for the sale. These items except for the baked goods can be placed in the Fellowship Hall. You may also bake for the sale. And, of course workers are always needed - setting up on Thursday and Friday mornings (October 26 and 27) from 9 to noon, or the day of the sale - Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The monies made from this sale will be used for missions here at home and around the world. Last year the WA set aside $1000 for the dishwasher in the church kitchen as well as donating to various charities. Once the sale is complete, we need helpers to pack up everything. If you have any questions, you may contact Nancy Putman.
The Presbytery of Genesee Valley is hosting an Introduction to Systemic Racism workshop on Saturday, October 21 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Conducted by Crossroads Anti-Racism Organizing and Training, the workshop will be held at Gates Presbyterian Church, 1049 Wegman Road, Rochester, NY; and thanks to funding from the Synod, there is no charge to attend! Participants will explore racism as a systemic, institutional problem of power that goes beyond personal prejudice, develop skill to help facilitate and converse in a productive manner about race, and learn about strategic methodology to organize and dismantle institutional racism. Register by Monday, Oct. 9 at https://pbygenval.org/crossroads-workshop/. Contact R.E. Rebecca Wind (315-481-6395, email@example.com) or R.E. Linda Russell (315-252-5795, firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions or to sign up for C-S Presbytery’s transportation service.
Attention Women: Mark your calendars for November 11, our annual Women's Retreat, held at LFPC from 9-12. This year our retreat title is "Prayer Doodling" and will be led by the Rev. Mary Anderson. Prayer doodling is a prayer technique that uses journaling, drawing, and doodling as you pray. Come to have fellowship with the women of the church and learn this special method of prayer. Bring a friend! A continental breakfast will be provided. Contact Leigh Anne or Tracie if you have questions.
Meets 6:30pm every third Monday of the Month at LFPC. All are welcome. This month's meeting is on Monday October 16th in Fellowship Hall.
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