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QuikLINK for Friday, May 6, 2016, No. 16070A

Issue: #16070A
May 6, 2016

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • GET READY FOR THE MISSION CENTRAL 5K
  • CONSIDERING A CALL TO THE MINISTRY OF DEACON?
  • FULL-TIME CAMPUS MINISTER POSITION IN HARRISBURG
  • URGENT NEED FOR SUMMER PROGRAM STAFF
  • FULL-TIME DAYCARE DIRECTOR POSITION OPEN IN CARLISLE
  • CHURCH SECRETARY POSITION OPEN IN SHIPPENSBURG
  • NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER SUMMER ADVENTURE JOBS
  • PART-TIME CHURCH TREASURER POSITION OPEN IN HOLLIDAYSBURG
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS HEADLINES


GET READY FOR THE MISSION CENTRAL 5K
MissionLink May 5, 2016


CLICK HERE to read.



CONSIDERING A CALL TO THE MINISTRY OF DEACON?

A Diaconate Luncheon will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016, from 11 a.m - 12:15 p.m. in conjunction with Annual Conference at Messiah College in Larsen Student Union, Room 237. This is a time to connect with diaconal ministers, deacons, and those who are exploring the call to deacon ministry. Your presence is valuable to us.

Please RSVP by Friday, May 27, 2016, to Rev. Karen McCachren at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 717-248-1011.

Rev. Karen McCachren



FULL-TIME CAMPUS MINISTER POSITION OPEN WITH CrossPoint UMC, HARRISBURG

CrossPoint Church: A United Methodist Community is seeking a
full-time campus minister to launch a campus in midtown Harrisburg. This person will be responsible for the launch of a campus and create a grassroots movement in a diverse neighborhood. Midtown Harrisburg is a community in transition including young urban millennials and the old neighborhood with a community dating back to the 1960s.

Duties consist of reaching out to the community, plug in attenders and new members into small groups, and equipping the lay leadership to find their ministry. Must have excellent communication skills. Must be able to work with a very diverse community.

In responding to this ad, email a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A video of a sermon would be appreciated.

Please check out our Web site at www.xpointumc.org, where you can find a more detailed job description.

Deadline for application is June 24, 2016.

Interviews will be on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Rev. Jen Williams



URGENT NEED FOR SUMMER PROGRAM STAFF
 
Rewarding opportunity to gain valuable experience working with troubled youth in a Summer Day Program beginning in June.  This program is PHEAA eligible.

Training to commence May 25, 2016, with a salary.

Additional seasonal employment is available to coincide with semester breaks.
 
Preferred qualifications:
- Must be at least 21 years of age by June 1, 2016
- Pass background clearance and physical
 
You will receive valuable experience; training in several  specialized areas and a summer filled with memories to last a lifetime!
 
Apply by phone or e-mail to:
- Loren Foster; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 717-766-7652
- Kendra Maley; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 717-766-7652

Mary Jane Vaitl
United Methodist Home for Children, Inc.
Director of Church Relations



FULL-TIME DAYCARE DIRECTOR POSITION OPEN AT LITTLE LAMBS DAYCARE IN CARLISLE

A Christian day-care director position is open for Little Lambs Day Care, located at Good Shepherd Community UMC in Carlisle, Pa. This is a full-time position in a PA Stars facility.

Job Requirements include a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and one year experience, or an Associate's degree in ECE with three years experience. Other requirements include clearances from FBI fingerprints, Pennsylvania State Police criminal background, PA child abuse, mandated reporter, and health assessment.

Individual should possess strong leadership, supervisory, and customer service skills, along with the ability to create / maintain partnerships with families and staff. Individual should possess excellent communication and organizational skills, be versed in Keystone Stars, and be knowledgeable of Department of Human Services standards.

Benefits package includes a competitive salary, paid time off / holidays, paid professional training, workman's compensation benefits, and child-care discounts.

For full consideration, please email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Rev. Iva O'Brien



CHURCH SECRETARY POSITION OPEN AT CHRIST UMC, SHIPPENSBURG

Christ United Methodist Church in Shippensburg is seeking a
part-time secretary to work approximately 10 hours per week.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to:
Christ United Methodist Church
47 E. King St.
Shippensburg, PA 17257-1307
OR
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Steve VanDixon



NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER SUMMER ADVENTURE JOBS

The Neighborhood Center of the United Methodist Church, located at 1801 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg, is a non-profit organization serving the Harrisburg community with affordable Christian pre-school, toddler, and child-care programs, a teen center, young mothers program, food distribution, clothing bank, and other programs designed to meet the needs of the neighborhood.

We are currently hiring seasonal full-time Summer Adventure teachers (June to August). Summer Adventure is an 11-week, full-day program for children in Grades K5 to 6th grade. The program consists of hands-on activities, reading, educational field trips, Bible lessons, outside exercise, and much more! Each week will revolve around an interesting and engaging theme.
 
We are searching for caring, loving individuals to join us in nurturing our children, and help us in our vision of 'better lives, better community, better Harrisburg.'

Minimum requirements:
* High school diploma
* Two years of child-care experience
* Ability to care for children ages 2 to 12
* Criminal background check
* Child abuse background check
* Health assessment, including TB test

Apply by completing an application at 1801 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg, PA 17102 or call 717-233-6541 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information, visit www.neighborhoodcenterumc.org.  

Lori Hoffnagle
Development Officer
Neighborhood Center of the United Methodist Church



PART-TIME CHURCH TREASURER POSITION OPEN AT FIRST UMC, HOLLIDAYSBURG

Part-time church treasurer position open at First UMC, Hollidaysburg, Altoona District, for 15-20 hours per week with flexible hours.

Degree in finance and / or background in accounting / finance / payroll. Experience required.

Call 814-695-4411 for application.

Deadline is May 16, 2016.
 
Rev. Dr. John A. Godissart, Visioning Pastor
First United Methodist Church, Hollidaysburg



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