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6/23/23 Friday Flash






Hamburg United Methodist Church

116 Union St

Hamburg, New York, 14075

(716) 649-8080

Worship Sundays at 10 am





Statement from church council:


At a special meeting of the Church Council held on June 19, 2023; after thoughtful discussion and careful deliberation, the Council voted unanimously to remain as United Methodists and not enter the discernment process for disaffiliation.


At this time, nothing about our congregation or denominational life will change. If you have further questions or concerns, please get in touch with Pastor David or a member of the church council directly.


Thank you

 

UNITED METHODIST MEN’S

19TH ANNUAL

FLEA MARKET!

JULY 15 MAKE MONEY AND HAVE FUN

SPACE FEE: $19

FUN? Yes! Our entire Church family will be there. Bring the kids. Invite neighbors & friends to come and buy!


WHO CAN SELL “STUFF”? Every United Methodist Church Family, Individual Members, Youth (Anyone in the community can sell items at our Flea Market). Bring your neighbors’ stuff to sell.


WHAT CAN WE SELL? Anything…Big or Small. Scour your home, attic, and garage. Bring everything!


WHERE? Outside, on the lawn and edges of the parking lots, throughout the outside Church property

IS THERE A COST? Yes. $19 space fee.

At the end of the day, YOU KEEP 100% OF THE PROFITS!

HOW BIG IS EACH SELLING AREA? Approximately 14 x 14 feet. (room for two 8-foot tables)

(Pssst! Bring your own chairs, umbrellas, etc.). Food is available for purchase


WHO BRINGS SALE ITEMS FROM MY HOME? You do. The morning of the event (early)


WHO RETURNS LEFTOVER ITEMS TO MY HOME? You do. After 3 pm.


WHO WILL BE BUYING MY “STUFF”? Everybody in Western New York! This event is held on the same day as the Hamburg BurgerFest celebration! Heavily advertised. Thousands of people will be in Hamburg that day!

DO I HAVE TO SIGN-UP? Yes. Not Now, But Soon: You sign up your name on the Church sign-up board (SOON), and we will assign you a lawn space. The earlier you sign up….the better location you will have. Table locations will be set up on all the grassy areas and on the edges of the parking areas! Look for the “map-grid” on the 15th showing your particular location. This will be very big! You’ll have fun and make money too! We hope everyone in the Church will want to participate.

PROCEEDS? We will use proceeds for our church family

and charitable causes within our community.


TABLES? Bring your own tables and chairs


PICNIC CANOPIES? If you have a 12 x 12 pop-up canopy, you can bring it (no side walls, no stakes, please)


FOOD? Yep! Our food stands will be open all day! (hot dogs, hamburgers, lemonade, bottled water, etc.)


QUESTIONS? Please contact Rollin Shoemaker (444-5537)

or any United Methodist Men’s Group member.

SATURDAY JULY 15

9 AM TO 3 PM

(early table set-up: 7:30 am)

 

ANNUAL FLEA MARKET

SATURDAY, JULY 15 MERCHANDISE DONATIONS NEEDED!

We are looking for all kinds of donated goods, including serviceable tables and chairs and other furniture, as well as glassware, books, small appliances, knickknacks, pictures, CDs, jewelry, bookshelves, mirrors, tools, collectibles, coins, and more.

Please take a look around your attic and basement, and garage. We will be happy to sell your stuff and give you a receipt for donated goods (tax-deductible).

Where do I leave this merchandise? In the gathering space at church, look for the corridor to the right of the coat room, and place your donations at the very end, back by the window.

FRIDAY JULY 15 AT 6:15 PM. YOU CAN ALSO DROP OFF ITEMS … RIGHT AT THE BIG TENT

We can arrange for the pickup of very large items.


Thank you for helping us make our annual flea market successful once again.

HAMBURG UNITED METHODIST MEN'S GROUP ROLLIN, 444-5537

 
 

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Cristina's father, Chris.

YOUNG, Christopher David Of West Seneca NY, Son, Husband, Pa, Daddy, Peepaw, and an overall great guy, passed away on June 21, 2023, age 51, after a valiant fight against cancer. Chris is survived by his wife of 20+ years, Jannette Garcia Young, and children Jenifer, Cristina (Ryan Glover), and Jack; grandkids Lavon, Phoebe, and Miguel. He is also survived by his parents, David and Christine (nee Gahr) Young, and sister Dawn Young of Hamburg. He leaves behind a large extended family and beloved friends, including Jeff Falbo and Reya Olewnick.


The family will be present on Sunday from 1-5 PM at the (Hamburg Chapel) JOHN J. KACZOR FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5453 Southwestern Blvd (Corner of Rogers Road), where memories will be shared and prayers said. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday morning at 9:30 AM at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 4263 St. Francis Dr., Hamburg, NY 14075 (Please assemble at the Church). A private burial will be held at a later date.


Chris was a graduate of Frontier Central and Medaille College. Chris held several bank operation roles within Citigroup and later performed as an HR Generalist for Elderwood Senior Care and Absolut Care of Aurora Park. He also volunteered as a Docent at the Buffalo Zoo. Chris had a generous and loving heart, and his memory will be cherished by many. In lieu of flowers, please pray the Bills win a Superbowl.


 



Zoom Rooms!


Zoom is now available in both the Parlor and Library to add video conferencing to in-person meetings. No additional equipment is needed!

This is also a great option for attending training and webinars as a group.


Zoom is available for booking through the Church office when reserving the Library or Parlor.


If you need training, Please contact the church office to schedule.

 

Join us for Book Club. We meet on the 4th Monday of the month at 10:30 am in the church library. The following are the upcoming book selections.


June - Horse by Geraldine Brooks;


September - The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave.


Book Club pause for summer break during the months of July and August. Our Monthly Meetings will resume on Monday, September 25th.

 

Our little pantry at Sparks of Hope is nearly empty, and our shelves are bare. Members of our recovery community rely on your generosity to see them through the hard times. Please drop off nonperishable groceries when Sparks is open, or leave them inside the pantry.

 

 

Pecans are freshly harvested halves. Great for baking and gifts. $14


FRUITCAKES ARE SOLD OUT!! THANK YOU!!


Both are available outside the Church Office.

Sales to benefit United Women in Faith Mission work.

 

The Church office is glad to announce that services going forward will be streamed via YouTube Live, in addition to the current Facebook Live services. You can access the Youtube live stream on our Youtube Channel, or directly on our church website homepage.


Please make sure to "Like" and "Subscribe"

 
 

Coffee Hour Schedule

JUNE- Church Council

JULY-Trustees/ Columbarium


Groups are to provide goodies/ snacks

each Sunday of the month they are scheduled.


Please get in touch with Sue Gagne or Joyce Spencer with any questions.

 
 

Order of Worship

Sunday, June 25, 2023

Google Meet Dial-In: 617-675-4444 PIN: 301 463 603 6721#


ANNOUNCEMENTS CALL TO WORSHIP You have come from afar and waiting long and are wearied. Let us sit side by side, Sharing the same bread drawn from the same source to quiet the same hunger that makes us weak. then standing together let us share the same spirit, the same thoughts that once again draw us together in friendship and unity and peace. May the warm winds of heaven blow softly on our house. May the Great Spirit, God Almighty, bless all who enter here.

OPENING HYMN: “Eternal Father, Strong to Save” #2191 TFWS

OPENING PRAYER Lord of all nations, you hold this fragile world securely in your hands; at the same time you are so personal as to live within each believe through your spirit. Meet with us this day.

Help us to see you in the faces of our sisters and brothers, to hear you in the words of Holy Scripture and to be nourished by you at your table. Convince us of your presence as we worship so that we may be inspired to live our lives for your glory and offer your love to all.

Through Christ, our Lord and Savior. We Pray. Amen

CHILDREN’S MESSAGE

SCRIPTURE: Genesis 21: 8-21 Read by: Rose Caldwell Psalm 86: 1-10, 16-17

SERMON: “God is Greater than Our Pettiness” Rev. David Nicol


RESPONSIVE HYMN: “Glorify Thy Name” #2016


PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

THE PEACE TITHES & OFFERINGS tithes.hamburgumc.org/Give DOXOLOGY “Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow” #94 UMH

CELEBRATION OF THE LORD’S SUPPER For sung responses, please refer to slides THE LORD'S PRAYER

SHARING OF BREAD AND CUP

CLOSING HYMN: “ O Master Let Me Walk with Thee” #430 UMH

BENEDICTION POSTLUDE


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