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QuikLINK for Monday, August 1, 2016, No. 16119

Issue: #16119
August 1, 2016

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • "CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES
  • MONEY FOR NEXT SUMMER'S TRIP - YSF
  • NEXT 2016: DREAM. GO. DO.
  • GREENE HILLS CAMP - BARREE ROAD CLOSURE
  • NEW LOCAL PASTOR REGISTRAR
  • FULL-TIME ACCOUNT MANAGER POSITION OPEN AT THE UNITED METHODIST STEWARDSHIP FOUNDATION
  • CUSTODIAN POSITION OPEN IN HALIFAX
  • FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME TEACHER POSITIONS OPEN IN HERSHEY
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS SERVICE



"CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES FOR THE WEEKS OF AUGUST 7 - AUGUST 13 AND AUGUST 14 - AUGUST 20

August 7-August 13
Mapleton Trinity, Mapleton Depot (Huntingdon)
Greenwood Altoona, Altoona (Blair)
Lenoxville, Nicholson (Wyoming)
Forty Fort, Forty Fort (Luzerne)
Trinity Lewistown, Lewistown (Mifflin)
Grace Muir, Muir (Schuylkill)
Valley, Muncy Valley (Sullivan)
State Line, State Line (Franklin)
Christ's Julian, Julian (Centre)
Evansville, Berwick (Columbia)

August 14-August 20
Firwood, Wilkes-Barre (Luzerne)
Hannah, Port Matilda (Centre)
McVeytown, Mc Veytown (Mifflin)
Albright Bethune, State College (Centre)
Summit Hill, Morrisdale (Clearfield)
South Montrose Community, Montrose (Susquehanna)
Quincy, Quincy (Franklin)
Immanuel Loyalton, Lykens (Dauphin)
Plains, Plains (Luzerne)
St. Marys Bloserville, Newville (Cumberland)

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.



MONEY FOR NEXT SUMMER'S TRIP - YSF

Are your youth still on top of the mountain from this summers' mission trip or big event? Capitalize on their excitement and energy, and begin planning for 2017. Youth Service Fund Grants can help cover the costs of your trip or event. You just need to submit an application by October 31, 2016.

The full details of grant guidelines and expectations are listed on the Young People's Ministry webpage at http://igniteyoungpeople.org.  

You can fill out your online application or download a PDF application by clicking on "Youth" and then clicking on "Youth Service Fund."
 
Young People's Ministry Council
Susquehanna Conference of The United Methodist Church
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NEXT 2016: DREAM. GO. DO.

Imagine What's NEXT is a high-energy gathering of dreamers, activists, and difference-makers who put their faith and gifts to use in authentic and effective ways. Set in a historic venue, The Tabernacle Theater in Atlanta, GA, this event is scheduled for Friday-Sunday, November 4-6, 2016.

Participants will HEAR from leaders of the most successful and influential social movements in the world; LEARN how to put your faith, skills, talents, and gifts to use in new and exciting ways; MEET, collaborate, and connect with fellow dreamers who are doing God's work in the world; DREAM and be inspired to think about how God is stirring your heart and your passions; GO out into the city of Atlanta to learn, hear and meet community activists and difference makers; DO it all in one authentic weekend, for such a time as this. Find more event details at nextumc.org.   
                                                        
Susquehanna Young People's Ministry is offering scholarships to 10 college-age young adults to attend this event. The scholarship will be $150.00 which covers the cost of registration.  Attendees are responsible for registering and securing transportation and lodging for the event.

Download an application at http://igniteyoungpeople.org/index.php/young-adults.



GREENE HILLS CAMP - BARREE ROAD CLOSURE  

Barree Road will be closed approximately 1 mile east of Greene Hills Camp from Mid-July through August 2016. All traffic to Greene Hills must come north from Alexandria.

CLICK HERE for modified directions.

Charlie Renner
Site Director, Greene Hills Camp
814-669-4212
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NEW LOCAL PASTOR REGISTRAR

The new Local Pastor Registrar's contact information is:

David Walker
165 North Pioneer Avenue
Shavertown, PA 18708

Office #: 570.655.1083
Cell #: 570.550.5050

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FULL-TIME ACCOUNT MANAGER POSITION OPEN AT THE UNITED METHODIST STEWARDSHIP FOUNDATION

A full-time Account Manager position is now available at The United Methodist Stewardship Foundation (located in the Conference Office, 303 Mulberry Dr., Mechanicsburg). Responsibilities include accounts payable, deposits, transfers, journal entries, bank account reconciliations, sub-accounting, research, correspondence, and establishing new accounts.
 
The technical skills required are as follows: MS Word, Peachtree Accounting, ACT database, DocuSign, and electronic filing. The candidate will also possess excellent communication and customer service skills, an ability to work independently, and a willingness to work as a team player. Salary is commensurate with experience; training is provided as needed.
 
To apply, send letter of application and resume to Rev. Phyllis M. Bowers, Executive Director, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Account Manager" in the subject line.
 
Applications must be submitted by August 20, 2016.



CUSTODIAN POSITION OPEN AT HALIFAX UMC, HALIFAX

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and a desire to work as a member of a dedicated team committed to serving the Lord Jesus Christ. A detailed job description that outlines specific duties is available at the church office (call 717-896-8092 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  It is estimated that this position would require 18 to 20 hours per week.

All interested parties should submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Halifax UMC
105 Wind Hill Drive
Halifax, PA 17032
 
Patricia Hoffman
Office Manager
Halifax U.M. Church



FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME TEACHER POSITIONS OPEN AT THE EARLY LEARNING CENTER OF FISHBURN UMC, HERSHEY

Looking to hire a qualified childcare teacher for full-time and part-time positions at our Early Learning Center. Fishburn Flock is a Star 3 Christian center in the Fishburn United Methodist Church in Hershey, PA.

Competitive compensation based on education and experience.

Requirements include:
- Minimum of 2 years Early Childhood Ed experience.
- CDA or Higher license or certification. AA or Bachelors degree preferred.
 
Please send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
Clara Layser
Administrator
Fishburn United Methodist Church        
1215 Fishburn Rd
Hershey, PA  17033
fishburnumc.org



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