News in the Pews Weekly Bulletin

August 12, 2018

OFFICE SCHEDULE CHANGES THIS WEEK:  Vicki will be in the office on Tuesday (8/14) and Sue will be in on Wednesday (8/15). Vicki will be taking a vacation day on Thursday (8/16). Please refer to the calendar on the church website for the most up to date schedule information.

NEWS IN THE PEWS DEADLINE CHANGE:  Due to upcoming vacation schedules, the submission deadline for the August 19 News in the Pews (NITP) will be earlier than usual. Submissions for the August 19th NITP must be received by the church office no later than 9AM on Monday, August 13th.

EPISTLE DEADLINE:  The deadline for the next Epistle Newsletter is Thursday August 16th.

ADVENT HOUSE – SWEET CHARITY:  Sweet Charity, a fundraising venture for Advent House is in need of some man power on Saturdays! If any men or boys can spare a few hours on Saturdays receiving donations please let us know! Just a few hours a few times a month would help us tremendously. For more information please call the shop at 364-0317. We are also always in need of donations! Please check out our website: and follow the Sweet Charity link for donation guidelines. And as always, we continue to welcome new hands-on volunteers! For info on that please call Laurie @ 223-6112 or email her at

T-SHIRT SALE:  Wear a Fairport First UCC t-shirt to help publicize the 150th anniversary of our church’s sanctuary!  The Membership Board combined with the 150th anniversary celebration committee are selling t-shirts to promote our celebration planned for Sunday afternoon, September 23, 2018. Shirts are on sale after church this summer.  See Barb Law to purchase one. Wear your shirt at the Fairport Music Festival, around town, and at other Village events this summer.  Help to welcome new people in the community to our church! $8 per shirt.  Adult Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL; Youth Sizes: S, M

2018 FUNDRAISER TRIP! A DANUBE FANTASY PLUS:  Oct 1 - 12, 2018 Three nights pre-cruise in Prague, Czech Republic + 7 night Danube River Cruise from Nuremberg to Budapest. Free cruise pre-paid gratuities + all meals and daily sightseeing included on the cruise plus 5-star hotel in Prague and more! Our sailing has proven to be very popular...There are no more mid or upper deck cabins available, only lower level cabins. Contact Steve Smith for a flyer & more information.

2019 FUNDRAISER TRIP! SCOTTISH/IRISH DREAM: Sept 28-Oct 11, 2019; 14 Days, 23 meals. Motorcoach through Scotland to see Glasgow, Edinburgh, Isle of Skye & more; then take a ferry to Ireland to motorcoach to see Dublin, Dingle, Ring of Kerry, Cliffs of Moher & much more. Overnight at Banratty Castle + a medieval farewell dinner! To date 8 people are signed up! Contact Steve Smith 585-425-3569 for a flyer & sign-up sheet or go on the church website to download them.

LIGHT THE NIGHT: Thank you to Gary Maybee for keeping the steeple lights burning bright during the month of August in memory of Beth Maybee.

PERINTON FOOD SHELF most needed items are salad dressings, cooking oil, ketchup, mustard, cereal, pancake mix, jelly, cookies, Jello/pudding, fruit cocktail, boxed/canned potatoes, beef stew, rice mixes, pasta mixes, canned hash, canned sloppy joe (Manwich), sugar, laundry detergent, dish soap, shampoo, paper tower, and deodorant.


VS in the office today (SB in on Wednesday)
7:00 PM Missions
7:00 PM Church Council
SB in the office today (VS in on Tuesday)
VS Vacation Day
Epistle Deadline
7:00-9:00 PM New Life AA (SR)

Rev. Gregory J. Rupright, Pastor
Rev. Dr. John N. Cedarleaf, Pastor Emeritus
Beatrice Benedict, Organist
Heather Watras, Director of Music Ministries
Susan Brooks, Business Administrator
Vicki Sherry, Administrative Assistant
Christian Copyright Licensing International #2320160
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