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QuikLINK for Tuesday, April 17, 2018, No. 18060

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Issue:  18060
April 17, 2018

In This Issue:

  • CIRCLE OF PRAYER CHURCHES
  • SERVICES OF CONSECRATION AND OPEN HOUSE
  • 2018 AC WORKBOOK ONLINE
  • NAVIGATE - LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER
  • MIXED MESSAGES ABOUT MONEY WEBINAR
  • OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR POSITION OPEN AT MIDDLESEX UMC
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT POSITION OPEN AT PLEASUREVILLE UMC
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS
     




CIRCLE OF PRAYER CHURCHES
for the week of April 22 - 28 and April 29 - May 5  

 
April 22 - 28
The Beacon: A UM Church, Hughesville
Saxton UMC, Saxton
Pleasureville UMC, York
St. Mark's UMC, Harrisburg
First UMC, Catawissa
Dalton UMC, Dalton
Mount Rock UMC, Newville
Swissdale UMC, Lock Haven
South Williamsport UMC, South Williamsport
Warriors Mark UMC, Warriors Mark

April 30 - May 5
Zion UMC, Red Lion
Grace UMC, Lemoyne
Stewart Memorial UMC, Old Forge
Mount Gilead UMC, Shermans Dale
Kerr Addition UMC, Clearfield
Emmanuel UMC, Rebersburg
St. Paul's UMC, Scranton
North Orwell UMC, North Orwell
Pleasant Grove UMC, Red Lion
Maple Hill UMC, Montgomery
 
 
 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.
   



SERVICES OF CONSECRATION AND OPEN HOUSE  

The Board of Trustees of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church announce Services of Consecration and Open House.

for the new
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre District Parsonage  
48 S. Pioneer Ave.  
Shavertown, PA 18708
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Open House will be from 2-4 p.m.
with the Service of Consecration at 3 p.m.

AND

for the new
Director of Connectional Ministries and Administrative Services Staff Parsonage
1788 Empress Dr.
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-6802
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Open House will be from 3-5 p.m.
with the Service of Consecration at 4 p.m.
 

Richard G. Felty
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717-249-7428
President Board of Trustees
Susquehanna Conference
 




2018 AC WORKBOOK ONLINE     

The 2018 Annual Conference Workbook and other pre-Annual Conference materials are now available online.
 
All pastors and lay members are urged to use the workbook in order to be prepared for the worshipful work that will be undertaken at this year's Session of the Susquehanna Annual Conference.


In Christ,
Larry Leland
Acting Conference Secretary
 




 
NAVIGATE - LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER

Does your church struggle to help people take their next steps in faith?

Are you finding it a challenge to weave invitation to discipleship into each worship experience?

Does your congregation lack an intentional pathway to discipleship?


Navigate is a one-day event designed to help church leaders grow in discipleship development. This jam-packed day of learning will include two general sessions unpacking why and how to create and implement a worship experience that invites next steps in your congregation's faith walk. You will not want to miss this year's conference keynote speakers Mike Schreiner and Ken Willard, authors of "Stride: Creating a Discipleship Pathway for your Church." Rev. Schreiner will also lead us in worship demonstrating how to weave invitation to faith development into the worship experience.

Registration closes Friday, April 20, at midnight.

Register online today.


Kay L. Kotan, PCC          
Director of Equipping Vital Congregations
 




MIXED MESSAGES ABOUT MONEY WEBINAR

Webinar Wednesday is expanding. We are giving you a two-hour webinar on a topic too important for one hour and too critical for you to miss.
 
Mixed Messages about Money: The Power of Vision is about communication, confidence, and clarity. Learn how to talk about giving in a way that engages others to act.

  • Learn the secret ingredient that breaks open resistance to increased giving
  • Learn to avoid unintentional communications which sabotage giving
  • Change the culture of your congregation

We are fortunate to have award-winning coach and author Rev. Rebekah Simon-Peter lead us in this double feature webinar. Find out why she is a transformational leader who is passionate about teaching how to dramatically increase engagement in ministry.
 
May 9, 2018
10 a.m. - noon

Please register as soon as possible online or email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
$20 Registration (nonrefundable)
0.2 CEUs; you must stay both hours to earn the CEUs
 
Have the vision to meet a visionary ONLINE.

 
Rev. Phyllis M. Bowers, Executive Director
The United Methodist Stewardship Foundation
 



OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR POSITION OPEN AT MIDDLESEX UMC  

Middlesex UMC is a vital and growing church seeking an office administrator - 27 hrs./week.
 
General Job Description:
The church administrator works with the senior pastor to oversee the administrative needs of the church. This includes, but is not limited to, communication, membership, database management, calendaring, and supporting the work of the ministry team leaders. Must maintain confidentiality in all areas of job responsibilities.

Requirements:

  • Computer: proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher, and ability to learn new software as needs arise. Experience with websites and online communication is necessary. Experience with Servant Keeper a plus
  • Highly organized
  • Able to be self-directed and work with support staff


Must complete/clear Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse Clearances.

For application or information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 
Angie Fowler
Office Administrator
Middlesex United Methodist Church
717-249-2449
 



ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT POSITION OPEN AT PLEASUREVILLE UMC

Pleasureville UMC is seeking an administrative assistant to coordinate and assist with the daily operation of the church office. This position is part-time at approximately 16 hours a week. The ideal candidate must be creative, self-motivated, and passionate about being a team player with the pastor, staff, and church membership. Must be organized and able to multitask, as well as have a patient, positive disposition, since they represent the church to the community. Candidates must possess secretarial and computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher). Candidates will demonstrate ability to use Internet and email applications, and must be able to operate church equipment.
 
Resumes may be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Joan Alley
Administrative Assistant
Pleasureville UMC  
www.pleasurevilleumc.com
 




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