September 10, 2018
In This Issue:
CIRCLE OF PRAYER CHURCHES
for the week of September 16 - 22 and September 23 - 29
September 16 - 22
Chinchilla UMC, South Abington Township
Grace UMC, Centre Hall
Faith UMC, Woodbury
Mount Zion UMC, Richfield
Park Avenue UMC, Chambersburg
Reedsville UMC, Reedsville
First UMC, Harrisburg
Maple Springs UMC, Linden
Town Hill UMC, Shickshinny
Bethel UMC, Marysville
September 23 - 29
Christ UMC, Tyrone
Valley UMC, Muncy Valley
Salem UMC, Liverpool
Larksville UMC, Larksville
Austinburg UMC, Knoxville
Newton Hamilton UMC, Newton Hamilton
Countryside Community Church, Clarks Summit
Wayne UMC, McVeytown
Calvary UMC, Fayetteville
Buckhorn UMC, Bloomsburg
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.
UPCOMING EVENT FROM THE CENTER FOR SPIRITUAL FORMATION INC.
Prayer Bead Retreat
Albright United Methodist Church
47 East Main St., Loganton, Pa
Saturday, September 15
9 a.m. - noon
Cost - $20
Elizabeth Taylor, a pastor serving the Sugar Valley Charge and as Lock Haven University Chaplain, will share the history of pray beads, how to pray with beads, and then guide & equip you to make prayer beads for your use, or for others.
Flyer and Registration Form
Kathy Harvey Nelson
SOCIAL MINISTRIES GRANTS - APPLICATION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 15
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
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK
September 9 - 15 is National Suicide Prevention Week.
View Online Resources
For additional information, please check the Mental Health ministries page in the September/October Resource Packet.
LABYRINTH WALK FOR PEACE
International Day of Peace
Friday, September 21
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
New Bloomfield UMC
100 West Main St., New Bloomfield, PA
Please accept the invitation to join others around the globe in creating a wave of meditating, reflecting and praying for peace within ourselves, our community and for all the people around the world.
"THE CHRISTIAN VIEW OF MONEY - SELFLESS LEADERSHIP" WEBINAR
One of the ways we lead others in faith is through our discussions and decisions about stewardship. Join us for a webinar to learn how to:
1. Guide the work through money dilemmas in the church
2. Provide more financial applications in your preaching
3. Develop a better perspective on leading diverse communities, especially in money matters
October 3, 2018
11a.m. - noon
We are excited and honored to welcome Dr. Mark Vincent, CEO of Design International, who is also a noted speaker and author on leadership skills.
Please register as soon as possible online
$10 Registration (nonrefundable), earn 0.1 CEUs
Rev. Phyllis M. Bowers, Executive Director
The United Methodist Stewardship Foundation
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