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QuikLINK for Monday, August 15, 2016, No. 16130

Issue: #16130
August 15, 2016

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IN THIS ISSUE

  • "CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES 
  • SAVE THE DATE: BISHOP'S RETREAT 2017
  • SUSQUEHANNA CONFERENCE UN SEMINAR TO DISCUSS VIOLENCE, TERROR, AND PEACE 
  • #thestruggleisreal - YPM YOUTH EVENT - SAVE THE DATE
  •  FULL-TIME ACCOUNT MANAGER POSITION OPEN AT THE UNITED METHODIST STEWARDSHIP FOUNDATION 
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS SERVICE



"CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES FOR THE WEEKS OF AUGUST 21 - AUGUST 27 AND AUGUST 28 - SEPTEMBER 3

August 21-August 27
St. Johns Cocolamus, Mc Alisterville (Juniata)
South Gibson, Uniondale (Susquehanna)
Stewart Memorial, Old Forge (Lackawanna)
First Chambersburg, Chambersburg (Frankin)
Pfoutz Valley, Millerstown (Perry)
Fairmount Springs, Benton (Columbia)
Wesley Tyrone, Tyrone (Blair)
Faith Halifax, Halifax (Dauphin)
Christ Community Altoona, Altoona (Blair)
Farragut Mt. Zion, Montoursville (Lycoming)

August 28-September 3
St. Paul's Penns Creek, Penns Creek (Snyder)
Lykens, Lykens (Dauphin)
Kunkle, Dallas (Luzerne)
Beech Valley, Trout Run (Lycoming)
Trinity Woodward, Woodward (Centre)
Zion Penns Creek, Middleburg (Snyder)
Bethel Brogue, Brogue (York)
Wesley Mechanicsburg, Mechanicsburg (Cumberland)
Concord, Concord (Franklin)
Yeagertown, Yeagertown (Mifflin)

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.
 



 



SUSQUEHANNA CONFERENCE UN SEMINAR TO DISCUSS VIOLENCE, TERROR, AND PEACE

How should we as followers of Jesus - and United Methodists - respond to the violence we are experiencing in our communities and around the world?

What are the things that lead to peace?

An uncomfortable truth about our world is that we are surrounded by violence. Violence begets fear, and fear begets violence. Jesus famously cried over the city of Jerusalem, saying, "If only you knew on this day of all days the things that lead to peace," (Luke 19:42, CEB).

Join other sisters and brothers from the Susquehanna Conference and the United Methodist Seminar Program for three days in New York City as we learn about the connections between global and local violence - and how we can be vessels of God's peace in our communities.

See the flyer and registration form - CLICK HERE - about the October 11-13, 2016, UN Seminar trip sponsored by the Mission and Outreach Team of Susquehanna Conference. Cost of the trip is $250 and includes bus travel to New York City, lodging at Seafarers Hotel, and the seminar.  

The seminar trip is limited to 20 participants - register now.

Deadline is September 9.

Contact seminar trip organizer Pastor Joe Hopkins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 570-753-8137 if you have questions.
 



#thestruggleisreal - YPM YOUTH EVENT - SAVE THE DATE
 
Getting ready to set your calendar for the new ministry year? Don't forget to make plans to attend this year's Young People's Ministry event. One event, three locations, three dates You don't want to miss this opportunity for your teens to connect with their peers on struggles that are real and relevant in their lives.

January 8, 2017
Gettysburg UMC
30 W. High St., Gettysburg, PA 17325

February 26, 2017
Trucksville UMC
40 Knob Hill Rd., Shavertown, PA 18708

March 12, 2017
Park Forest Village UMC
1833 Park Forest Ave., State College, PA 16803
 
Audrey Wilder
Director of Christian Education & Young People's Ministries
Susquehanna Conference UMC
 



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.
 



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