February 22, 2016
IN THIS ISSUE:
"CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES FOR THE WEEKS OF FEBRUARY 28 - MARCH 5 AND MARCH 6 - MARCH 12
February 28-March 5
First Huntingdon, Huntingdon (Huntingdon)
Gibson, New Milford (Susquehanna)
Mill Creek, Mill Creek (Huntingdon)
Trinity Mifflin, Mifflin (Juniata)
Kitchens, Millville (Columbia)
Mt. Zion Dillsburg, Dillsburg (York)
Broad Avenue Altoona, Altoona (Blair)
Centenary Hamlin, Hamlin (Wayne)
Lewisberry, Lewisberry (York)
Faith Sandy Ridge, Sandy Ridge (Centre)
March 6-March 12
Lake Como, Lake Como (Wayne)
Salem Hillcrest, Blairs Mills (Huntingdon)
Bucks, Newport (Perry)
Ebenezer East Point, Roaring Branch (Lycoming)
Paupack, Paupack (Wayne)
Mt. Holly Springs, Mount Holly Springs (Cumberland)
Locust Run, Locust Run (Juniata)
Bowmans Chapel, Mapleton (Huntingdon)
Good Shepherd Community, Carlisle (Cumberland)
Bethany York, York (York)
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.
ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING
Your gift on One Great Hour of Sharing Sunday enables UMCOR to respond to disasters and remain on the scene long after others have left, and to support community development efforts that enrich the lives of God's children around the world.
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PROPEL: GOOD STEWARDSHIP, GREATER GENEROSITY
There is a compelling need to overcome anxiety about money. Find ways to share stewardship as a joyful and thankful expression of faith. Join us for PROPEL, a seminar facilitated by Rev. Dr. Clayton Smith, Executive Pastor of Generosity at the UM Church of the Resurrection Saturday, April 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Country Cupboard in Lewisburg.
CLICK HERE to register and learn vital strategies and visioning to create measurable results. Your nonrefundable $50 seminar fee includes a lunch buffet of soup, salad, dessert, and drinks, along with an autographed copy of "Propel."
CLICK HERE for a short intro video.
BITS & PIECES: SERVING JESUS BY SERVING OTHERS
Only two locations remain!
The registrations are pouring in for our one day of youth mission work Sunday, March 13, from 3-7 p.m.
Remaining locations include:
Covenant Helping Hands HUB
44 W Main St., Lock Haven, PA
Gethsemane UMC HUB
69 Allport Cutoff, Allport, PA
Registration closes when HUB's reach capacity or March 1.
CLICK HERE to register.
Director of Christian Education & Young People's Ministries
Susquehanna Conference UMC
(717) 766-7441 x3604
PREACHING WITH POWER
Do you want to unleash your communication and performance potential? If so, then Preaching with Power is the course for you.
Dr. Dilip Abayasekara will guide you through each session offering advice on ways to increase your potential.
Among the benefits to be mentioned are:
- Principles for being used by God in the pulpit
- How to speak so that people listen
- Mind Mapping-save time in sermon prep and unleash your creative expression
- The natural sequence for sermon preparation
- Secrets of persuasive preaching
Class will meet once a week for twelve weeks, beginning March 8. Each session is three hours in length.
CLICK HERE for additional details on the course.
Registration deadline is February 26.
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