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QuikLINK for Thursday, June 28, 2018, No. 18096


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Issue:  18096
June 28, 2018

In This Issue:

  • CONFERENCE OFFICE HOLIDAY HOURS
  • NEW DISCOVERY PLACE HOURS
  • DISCOVER THE DENOMINATION'S STORY
  • 2018 CHARGE CONFERENCE FORMS ARE READY
  • SOCIAL MINISTRIES GRANTS
  • DIRECTOR OF WORSHIP MUSIC POSITION OPEN AT ALBRIGHT-BETHUNE UMC, STATE COLLEGE
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS
     



CONFERENCE OFFICE AND DISCOVERY PLACE HOLIDAY HOURS
   
The conference office and Discovery Place will be closed Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
 
The conference office will reopen Thursday, July 5.
 



NEW DISCOVERY PLACE HOURS
   
Effective Monday, July 2, 2018, the Discovery Place Resource Center will operate during the hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. (Summer hours: close at noon on Fridays.)

In addition, Discovery Place will be closed from July 9-13. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.    
 

Joni Robison
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 DISCOVER THE DENOMINATION'S STORY  
 
The United Methodist Handbook is a free resource filled with comprehensive information about the denomination and the ways we live out our global mission. It's helpful for visitors, church leaders, and members. The handbook is available in English, Portuguese, French, and Russian. Handbooks in Spanish and Korean are coming soon.

Explore the handbook

 



2018 CHARGE CONFERENCE FORMS ARE READY
   
Summer has just begun but Charge Conference season will soon be upon us. For your convenience, the 2018 Charge Conference forms are on-line and ready to go. Go to www.susumc.org, click on Resources, then on Forms. You can go there directly by clicking here.

There are no major changes, but please download and read the general instructions.
 
 
Rev. Marian Hartman
 



SOCIAL MINISTRIES GRANTS
   
The revised 2019 Social Ministry Grant Application is posted on the Conference Website. If you aspire to start a new social ministry and need funding to begin or desire to continue a previously funded ministry, please submit your completed application no later than September 15, 2018. Please be aware that all ministries granted awards in 2018 are not automatically renewed and must be applied for each year for the remaining allowable years.
 
Please submit applications to
Rev. Robert Strozyk
PO Box 470
Millville, PA 17846

All Social Ministry Grants are made possible by the faithful Shares of Ministry contributions made by every local congregation in the Susquehanna Conference.
 

Rev. Robert Strozyk  
 




DIRECTOR OF WORSHIP MUSIC POSITION OPEN AT ALBRIGHT-BETHUNE UMC, STATE COLLEGE

The Albright-Bethune United Methodist Church, at the corner of West Beaver Avenue and South Burrowes Street in State College, seeks a director of worship music. This is a diverse congregation seeking a leader experienced in the African-American worship tradition and open
to other musical traditions as well. There is one weekly worship service with several additional services through the year. Responsibilities would include:

  •     Selecting worship music appropriate to weekly worship themes
  •     Accompaniment of congregational singing on piano, keyboard, or organ
  •     Directing and accompanying adult choir
  •     Providing appropriate service music: prelude, offertory, postlude
  •     Incorporating musical gifts of the congregation. (Currently these include drums, violin, organ, and voice.)

Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. We are open to considering either a 10- or 12-month contract.  
 
Please respond to Jacqueline Peagler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

Rev. Pamela Ford
Albright-Bethune UMC, State College
 



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