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QuikLINK for Wednesday, January 31, 2018, No. 18019

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Issue:  18019
January 31, 2018

In This Issue:

  • CIRCLE OF PRAYER CHURCHES
  •  UM ADVOCACY IN PA UPDATE
  • THE ELEMENTS OF A YEAR-ROUND STEWARDSHIP MINISTRY WEBINAR - REGISTRATION ENDS TODAY
  • NAVIGATE: CREATING DISCIPLESHIP PATHWAYS
  • "COACH APPROACH TO MINISTRY" WORKSHOP REGISTRATION DEADLINE COMING UP
  • ASSOCIATE PASTOR POSITION OPEN AT FAITH UMC, MONTOURSVILLE
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS
     


 
CIRCLE OF PRAYER CHURCHES
for the week of February 4 - February 10 and February 11 - February 17
 
February 4 - February 10
Mount Airy UMC, Wellsville
Mehoopany UMC, Mehoopany
Trinity UMC, Hummelstown
Valley St. Mark's UMC, Milroy
Spruce Creek UMC, Spruce Creek
Cortez UMC, Jefferson Township
Zion UMC, Middleburg
Barts-Centenary UMC, Littlestown
Mill Creek UMC, Mill Creek
Middle Ridge UMC, Wellsboro
    
February 11 - February 17
White Mills UMC, White Mills
Flemington UMC, Flemington
Chambers Hill UMC, Harrisburg
Roaring Branch UMC, Roaring Branch
Kulp UMC, Catawissa
Otterbein UMC, Duncannon
Bald Eagle Valley Community Church, Bellefonte
Faith Community UMC, Granville Summit
First UMC, Houtzdale
New Bethel UMC, Lewisberry

You can use this list for announcements, inclusion in church bulletins, newsletters, etc. Full details about the Circle of Prayer are available from our website at www.susumc.org. Please be aware that churches are chosen from a pool of all church names with the use of a random number generator without regard to district.
 



UM ADVOCACY IN PA UPDATE

Rev. Dai Morgan, Coordinator for United Methodist Advocacy in Pennsylvania, is providing regular updates regarding legislation he is tracking for us in Harrisburg. READ his most recent update.
 
Rev. Morgan is available to visit individual churches or groups to preach and deliver a message about the connection of faith and politics. He coordinates state legislative advocacy for the three United Methodist annual conferences in Pennsylvania. Contact Rev. Morgan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 412-595-6011. Visit the United Methodist Advocacy in Pennsylvania Facebook page
 
 
Lisa Bender
 



THE ELEMENTS OF A YEAR-ROUND STEWARDSHIP MINISTRY WEBINAR - REGISTRATION ENDS TODAY    

Webinar Wednesday: With our convenient and user-friendly format, this is the easiest way to earn a CEU.

Don't miss your chance to register for The Elements of Year-Round Stewardship Ministry; registrations need to be in by today, January 31, 2018.

By joining us from 11 a.m. - noon on February 7, your $10 can earn 0.1 CEUs. Register online.

Dr. Ann Michel, Assistant Director of the Lewis Leadership Center at Wesley Theological Seminary, will walk you through ways to incorporate stewardship into the life of your church so that you will enrich your ministry today and take care of your future ministries tomorrow.

Do you have an hour, a computer with a web camera, and a good internet connection?

Join us! The United Methodist Stewardship Foundation invites you to take charge of your church's spiritual future by addressing its financial one.

Rev. Phyllis M. Bowers
Executive Director of UMSF
 





NAVIGATE: CREATING DISCIPLESHIP PATHWAYS   
 
Navigate is a one-day event designed to help church leaders grow in the area of discipleship development. This year's conference keynote speakers will be Mike Schreiner and Ken Willard, authors of "Stride: Creating a Discipleship Pathway for your Church." Topics covered at this event will be Discipleship Development to Leadership Development, Communicating Your Discipleship Pathway, Ministry Alignment for Discipleship, and Creating a Discipleship Pathway for your Church Size.

Join us Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Lewisburg High School to discover how to navigate your congregation from members to disciples.

Cost: Early bird pricing until February 28: $39 individual - $30 per person for groups of 4 or more

Register online at susumc.org/navigate

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Janelle L. Walker
Associate Director of Communications Ministry
 



"COACH APPROACH TO MINISTRY" WORKSHOP REGISTRATION DEADLINE COMING UP   
 
Registration closes February 15

Register now online for the "Coach Approach to Ministry" workshop led by Rev. Dr. Deborah Winters from Coaching4Clergy, being held
 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018  
Christ Community UMC  
3939 Park Rd., Selinsgrove, PA 17870
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.   

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Peggy Spengler
 



ASSOCIATE PASTOR POSITION OPEN AT FAITH UMC, MONTOURSVILLE
   
Faith UMC is seeking a part-time associate pastor to lead the congregational care and go teams as part of the church's mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ who Connect, Grow, Serve, and Go.  We are looking for someone who loves to work on a team, has a gift for equipping others to serve, and has a heart for people. The person should either serve under appointment of the Bishop of the Susquehanna Conference, or have ordination credentials.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

View full job description

 
Diane S. Dunlap
Office Administrator
Faith United Methodist Church



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