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QuikLINK for Monday, July 18, 2016, No. 16110

Issue: #16110
July 18, 2016

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • "CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES
  • NEJ CONFERENCE
  • BLUEPRINT FOR WELLNESS SCREENING
  • NEW DIGS MINISTRY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
  • SATELLITE LOCATION FOR THE GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS SERVICE



"CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES FOR THE WEEKS OF JULY 24 - JULY 30 AND JULY 31 - AUGUST 6

July 24-July 30
Pine Summit, Millville (Columbia)
First Berwick, Berwick (Columbia)
Centennial, Trout Run (Lycoming)
Calvary Harrisburg, Harrisburg (Dauphin)
Hope, Port Trevorton (Snyder)
Christ Yoe, Yoe (York)
Mill-Green, Millville (Columbia)
St. Andrews Milton, Milton (Northumberland)
Emmanuel Royalton, Middletown (Dauphin)
Central Wilkes-Barre, Wilkes-Barre (Luzerne)

July 31-August 6
Trinity New Kingstown, New Kingstown (Cumberland)
Osceola Mills, Osceola Mills (Clearfield)
Chestnut Grove, Dillsburg (York)
Singers Gap, Mount Union (Huntingdon)
Grace Penbrook, Harrisburg (Dauphin)
Bethany Dover, Dover (York)
Jaggard First, Altoona (Blair)
Snow Shoe, Snow Shoe (Centre)
Buffalo Valley, Lewisburg (Union)
Grace Hanover, Hanover (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.




NEJ CONFERENCE

See what happened during the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference.

CLICK HERE to view the archived footage.



BLUEPRINT FOR WELLNESS SCREENING

Just a quick reminder for all Healthflex participants and spouses to register for the Blueprint for Wellness Screening. This screening involves a comprehensive blood test that is free to all Conference Health (active or retiree) Insurance participants and their spouses. Not only will this free screening give you and your doctor valuable information regarding your heart, kidney function, cholesterol, blood sugar, thyroid function, iron, and more, but will also allow you to earn $100 in HealthCash if you are enrolled in the Virgin Pulse program.

This information will be kept confidential. No one at your church, conference, employer, plan sponsor, HealthFlex, or General Board can access your personal lab results. Our independent lab, Quest Diagnostics, is bound by federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements to protect your privacy.

The deadline for the Blueprint for Wellness is July 31, 2016.

Please register at a Quest Diagnostic facility at 1-855-623-9355.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Kelly L. Cox
Benefits Officer
717-766-5275, Ext 3401



NEW DIGS MINISTRY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

New Digs Ministry Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which works out of Mission Central in Mechanicsburg, Pa., has an urgent need for volunteers to help the ministry serve the growing needs of the community. New Digs Ministry's mission is to help people who have suffered some set backs to rebuild their lives. In the first six months of 2016, New Digs has provided over 1,200 adults and children with nearly $425,000 of household goods.
 
In order to continue offering such assistance, New Digs needs more folks to support its work in the warehouse. Of particular need are people to work in the furniture/bedding/appliance department; the positions involve moving items in and out of the warehouse using pallet jacks. The ministry also is in need of folks able to pick up donated furniture and other goods in the area and deliver them to Mission Central.
 
Potential volunteers are encouraged to contact New Digs Ministry by calling 717-620-9735 for further information and to volunteer.

Readers can also find more details about the work of New Digs MinistryInc. and volunteering at the agency's Web site http://newdigsministry.org.
 



SATELLITE LOCATION FOR THE GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
 
Faith United Methodist Church in Montoursville, Pa., is an official satellite location for The Global Leadership Summit that will be held August 11-12, 2016, Willow Creek Association's annual world-class leadership event.

We are offering a special promotional rate for our United Methodist Conference, so take advantage of this rate today.

Registration pathway: UMC Conference rate is $139 priority code TGLS16CRFT  pricing effective through end of July.

CLICK HERE to register or for more information.

Conference CEU's will be available on-site.

A luncheon option of $13 for both days will be available through August 6. To pre-purchase, visit www.faithum.net.

Deb Ottenmiller
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