First United Methodist Church of Voorheesville, New York (FUMCV)
Look for our Calendar of Events at the bottom of this page.
Weekly Announcements – May 27, 2018
The flowers on the altar are dedicated to the glory of God and given in loving memory of her sister,Charlyss Mae Goodale, by Cheryl Hammer.
Team Jersey Time through June 17: As we continue in our new worship cycle, I encourage those who have a Team Jesus jersey to wear it each Sunday throughout the series, which ends on June 17. ~Pastor Gary
Pastor Gary’s Office Hours have changed: Effective immediately, Pastor Gary’s office hours will be Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30 to 1:00 and Fridays by appointment. Please make a note of it.
Friday, June 1, 4:30-7:30 pm Spaghetti & Meatball Fundraising Dinner: St. Matthew’s Church and Friends of Gavin Nichols are hosting a fundraising dinner for Gavin, a 13 year old boy in our community who has complicated medical and mobility issues. Many of his medical expenses are not covered by insurance. PREPAID Reservations Only by May 20th. Adults $10, Seniors $8, Children under 10 $6. Make checks payable to St. Matthew’s Church. Cash donations happily accepted. Contact Peggy McQuade, 518-765-2805.
Next Sunday, June 3 is Peace with Justice Sunday: Next Sunday we will ask for an offering for Peace with Justice programs. This work includes moving communities toward reconciliation in the presence of violence, developing leaders to advocate on behalf of others facing oppression and violence, and helping communities achieve sustainability. Look for offering envelopes in your bulletin next week. Thank you in advance for your support! ~The Missions Team
Father’s Day is coming soon! This Father’s Day you can honor your father, grandfather, or any other special person in your life by buying a Church World Service (CWS) blanket. The blanket will be given to someone in need and will provide the comfort of warmth and shelter and privacy. The warm wool blankets cost $10, but any amount will help purchase a blanket or blankets. Blanket gift cards will be available for you to give to the special person you are honoring. A donation jar will be outside the social hall sanctuary door from Sunday, June 3 – Sunday, June 17. To participate, place your check or cash in the jar (make checks out to FUMCV and write “Blanket” on the memo line). Take a gift card for each person you are honoring. Your loving act will help blanket the world with love! ~Judy Ramsey, The Missions Team
Saturday, June 2: Roast Pork Dinner at Pine Grove United Methodist Church. All you can eat except dessert. $11 adults, $5 children 5-12. Upcoming dinners Sept. 22 and Nov. 3
Tuesday, June 5: There will be a Church Council Meeting at 7:00 pm. Please join us to participate in our discussion of church programs and projects. Your input is needed!
Thursday, June 14: Last Choir Practice.
Sunday, August 5: Contemporary Christian music artist sensation Matt Maher will perform at the Lydia C. Tobler Performing Arts Center (432 New Salem Road) at 7:00 pm. He has written and produced nine solo albums to date. Tickets cost $35 Adult Pre-Sale; $30 Groups of 10+; $25 Students; $40 at the door.
Please include the following in your prayers…
Lexi Lane & family
Bob Maclin’s family
Alex Martinez Tidd
Griffin Van Lare
Linda Watkins’ family
In Miltary Service
If you want someone put on the prayer list or taken off
the prayer list,please contact Dianne Luci, 765-4536
or Derris Tidd, 369-8621.
Upcoming Church Activities
Sunday, May 27
8:00 pm, UMM Bible Study
10:00 am, Worship Service
12-3:00 pm, Karie Jean’s Closet CLOSED
for Memorial Day Weekend
Monday, May 28
Memorial Day Holiday
Wednesday, May 30
3:30-6:30 pm, Karie Jean’s Closet OPEN
Thursday, May 31
6:30 pm, Choir Practice
Sunday, June 3
8:00 am, UMM Bible Study
10:00 am, Worship Service
12-3:00 pm, Karie Jean’s Closet OPEN
Tuesday, June 5
7:00 pm, Church Council Meeting