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QuikLINK for Thursday, March 31, 2016, No. 16050

Issue: #16050
March 31, 2016

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • APPOINTMENT CHANGES
  • THE BISHOP'S PARTNERS IN MISSION: MISSION CENTRAL
  • MISSION CENTRAL DEVOTIONAL
  • BOOK SALE TO BENEFIT MISSION CENTRAL
  • PART-TIME SECRETARY POSITION OPEN IN YORK
  • PART-TIME TECH DIRECTOR POSITION OPEN IN CAMP HILL
  • TWO POSITIONS OPEN AT ELM PARK UMC, SCRANTON
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS HEADLINES




APPOINTMENT CHANGES

The next round of clergy appointments and retirements have been announced and are available to view on the conference web site, www.susumc.org. Click on the "2016-2017 Appointment Changes" graphic on the Home page or CLICK HERE.

Stacy Eckert, Webmaster
Partners




The work of the Church is MISSION ...

and a powerful enabler of missions is
MISSION CENTRAL
 
Consider this: Mission Central enables churches to engage in local, national, and global missions by providing resources (material and know-how), response to disasters, and education. Mission Central's mission is to connect God's resources with human need. It does so because the church (yes, us!) takes its call seriously to "strengthen the faint-hearted, support the weak, help the afflicted," and serve a world in need in the name of Jesus Christ.
          
The Bishop's Partners in Mission initiative has a two-part objective. One objective s to save lives by raising funds for Imagine No Malaria; the other objective is to raise funds to help Mission Central pay off its huge mortgage. By enabling Mission Central to pay off this burden that is hanging over its head (pun intended), you will free Mission Central to be even more effective in reaching out and working with the church by providing more resources, greater capacity to respond to disasters, and to educate us on being more effective in our mission as Christ's hands and feet.
          
If you need more Bishop's Partners in Mission brochures and other resources, please contact me, Dilip Abayasekara, Field Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (717) 766-7441, x 3108.



MISSION CENTRAL DEVOTIONAL

Devotion #42 of 52


God Connects the Dots

CLICK HERE to read.



BOOK SALE TO BENEFIT MISSION CENTRAL
MissionLink March 31, 2016


CLICK HERE to read.



PART-TIME SECRETARY POSITION OPEN AT CALVARY UMC, YORK

Calvary United Methodist Church in York is looking to hire a part-time church secretary who is able to work 20-24 hours per week. The job entails greeting visitors to the office and answering the phone. The incumbent would be responsible for preparation of church materials and maintaining a detailed filing system. There would be other general clerical tasks as assigned. The incumbent must be proficient using the Microsoft Office suite of software. Being able to work on the Web or utilize Google Drive is desired. The applicant should be a motivated, self-starter and able to work in a group environment.
 
Please contact the church office at 717-843-2990 or
email Tom Lehman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or Pastor Mike at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Applications can also be mailed to:
Calvary UM Church
11 N. Richland Ave.
York, PA 17404

Tom Lehman



PART-TIME TECH DIRECTOR POSITION OPEN AT CAMP HILL UMC, CAMP HILL

Camp Hill UMC, 417 S. 22nd St., Camp Hill, is accepting applications for a tech director. This part-time position oversees audio, visual, and lighting tech needs for the church.

A job description can be found on the Web site - CLICK HERE.

Please contact Pastor Jake Waybright at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions or to submit a resume by Wednesday April 20.  

Susan Pigott



TWO POSITIONS OPEN AT ELM PARK UMC, SCRANTON

Elm Park United Methodist Church, 712 Linden St., Scranton,
PA, is seeking a part-time director of music and part-time organist for our church, beginning September 1, 2016. A brief description of each position follows:
 
Part-Time Director of Music
Primary duties are to coordinate, plan, and implement a comprehensive music ministry that complements the overall mission and goals of the church. The church music program consists of two Sunday services per week, during which an organist plays. The earlier service also routinely has a soloist, and the later service has a volunteer choir. Our children's choir also participates regularly in the later service. The church is further interested in revitalizing its handbell and chimes choirs. The director of music will report to the pastor and the staff-parish relations committee.
 
Part-Time Organist/Accompanist
Primary duties are to play the organ during the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service, and to play during choir rehearsals that are held one day a week, from Labor Day through Memorial Day. Additional responsibilities will include special rehearsals and services throughout the year including Christmas Eve and Lenten services. The ideal candidate will be a flexible team member with a deep understanding of the role of a musician in worship. We believe our Farrand and Votey organ is one of the finest in the nation, having been removed, reworked, and reinstalled by the Reuter Organ Company in 1995-96.   For a more thorough description of the organ, CLICK HERE. We are also blessed to have in the sanctuary, a Steinway & Sons Concert Grand Piano. The organist/accompanist will report to the pastor and staff-parish relations committee.
 
Please send resumes to:
John Warring, Chairperson, Staff-Parish Relations Committee
c/o Elm Park United Methodist Church
712 Linden St.
Scranton, PA 18503
OR
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Visit the church's website at www.elmparkscranton.org.



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