First United Methodist Church of Voorheesville, New York (FUMCV)
Look for our Calendar of Events at the bottom of this page.
Weekly Announcements – October 22, 2017
Notice: If you are using the Social Hall and the floor becomes soiled or wet, we ask that you take a moment to clean up after your event or meeting. We are renting the Social Hall out for yoga classes and the floor needs to be clean for our tenants, who meet on the floor Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 am and Thursdays from 6-7:30 pm. Thank you for your cooperation.
We need Worship Assistants, Acolytes, Communion Servers, Hall Roamers, and Coffee Hour Hosts. New sign-up sheets have been posted.
New Yoga Class: Wednesday classes are from 9:30-11:00 am and Thursday classes are from 6-7:30 pm. All levels are welcome! Call teacher Linda Conway, 518-765-0036, for more information or to sign up.
This Sunday, October 22: African Festival for “School for All” in Ghana, 2-5:00 pm. Delmar Reformed Church, 386 Delaware Avenue, Delmar. Suggested donation: $5 per person or $10/family. Participate in drumming and dancing for dollars, a Silent Auction, make a bracelet, and lear about Kekeli’s work with marginalized children in Ghana. www.kekeli-ghana.org.
This Sunday, October 22: A Class for Technology Teachers and Assistants will be held following worship around 11:30 am.
Tuesday, October 24: This month’s Free Community Lunch will be held on Tuesday, October 24. Please join us for good company and a home cooked meal.
The Red Cross Blood Drive scheduled for October 26 has been cancelled.
Sunday, October 29 following worship: There will be a Worship Team Meeting in the Klohck Room following worship.
Sunday, October 29, 3-4:30 pm: Trick or Treat at New Scotland Presbyterian Church. For more information, call 518-439-6454.
Saturday, November 4: Pie baking from 11-4:00 pm. If you have questions or would like to volunteer, call Bob Hammer at 518-765-9377.
Saturday, November 4: Roast Beef Dinner at Pine Grove United Methodist Church at 1580 Central Avenue in Colonie. $11 adults, $5 children 5-12. All you can eat except for dessert. For reservations call 518-248-9934 by Wednesday, November 1.
Sunday, November 5: A Sunday School Planning Session will be held following worship around 11:30 am.
Tuesday, November 7: The Church Council Meeting has been moved to the first Tuesday of each month. As always, it will be preceded by a Pot Luck Dinner from 6:30 to 7:00 pm. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.
Saturday, November 11: Our Annual Mission Bazaar will be held from 9-2:00 pm. If you have items you would like to donate to the Silent Auction, please contact Kathy Bryden at 518-765-4811. Items for the White Elephant Sale may be left downstairs inside the back door or call Kathy for pick up. Thank you for your help in making this event a success!
Saturday, November 18: Safe Sanctuary Training will be held from 9-12:00 pm. All Sunday school teachers, hall roamers, nursery attendants, class assistants, and anyone interested in working with vulnerable populations (disabled, elderly, youth) should plan to attend. Contact Carolyn at the office to register (firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-765-2895). ~Jen Ryan
Sunday, November 19: 2017 Charge Conference 12:30 pm. The Rev. Steven M. Smith of Newtonville United Methodist Church will preside over the meeting. There will be a luncheon following worship at 11:30 am.
Please include the following in your prayers…
Gary Glath’s Family
Rev. Wally Taylor
Griffin Van Lare
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, October 22
11:30 am, Class for Technology Teachers
12-3:00 pm, Karie Jean’s Closet OPEN
7:00 pm, Disciple Bible Study
Tuesday, October 24
12-1:00 pm, Free Community Lunch
7:00 pm, Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 25
3:30-6:30 pm, Karie Jean’s Closet OPEN
Thursday, October 26
1:00 pm, Women’s Bible Study
7:00 pm, Choir practice
Sunday, October 29
8:00 am, UMM Bible Study
10:00 am, Worship Service
11:30 am, Worship Team Meeting
12-3:00 pm, Karie Jean’s Closet OPEN