July 2018  
News in the Pews Weekly Bulletin

July 15, 2018

MEAL REQUEST EXTENDED:  The meal schedule for the Steffen’s has been extended through mid-August. They would like one meal per week, delivered mid-week (Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday). To sign up, go to www.TakeThemAMeal.com/PLVB3079 or just go to TakeThemAMeal.com and type Steffen into the box titled "Recipient" and uccmeals into the box titled "Password". Complete details including food preferences and allergies, delivery instructions, home address, etc. can also be found on the Take Them a Meal site. They appreciate your help.

YOU ARE INVITED TO SHOW UP & SING with the choir on Sunday, July 29!  We will meet in the Sanctuary at 8:30am to learn a fun and simple anthem to sing during worship that morning.  No prior choir experience necessary, you just have to love to sing.  Please join us!  Contact Heather Watras (hawatras@gmail.com) with any questions.

AUGUST SPECIAL WORSHIP SERVICE:  Worship Ministries invites our congregation and friends to attend our special Hawaiian Shirt Sunday service on August 5th. Wear your favorite island-style apparel! We promise there will be no erupting volcanoes. Plan to stay after church for our Hawaiian Luau coffee hour! 

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 Eileen Slocum for lighting the night during the month of July in memory of Les Slocum.

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.

Sunday through Saturday:

REACH Mission Trip to New Berlin, NY
5:00-7:00 PM Eagle Scout Ceremony (Sanctuary & FH)
7:00 PM Boy Scout Committee (SR)
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
Phone:  585-223-0224; Website:  fairportucc.org
Office email:  vsherry.ucc@gmail.com

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