September 10, 2016
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Photo by: Mike DuBose, UMNS
White Sulphur Springs, WV - June 28, 2016
THANK YOU FROM WEST VIRGINIA CONFERENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
"I thank my God always for you, because of God's grace that was given to you in Christ Jesus ... God is faithful, and you were called by him to partnership with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord."
1 Corinthians 1:4,9
My Dear Friends in the Susquehanna Conference,
The historic and devastating flooding in West Virginia this summer has created an outpouring of generosity from caring friends across the country. Your generous gift provides the resources we need to supply, equip, and support our broken and hurting families.
As partners together with those of us working on the ground, we proclaim with confidence that we will remain steadfast until our job is done. Because of your generosity we are able to stand together with those affected to show how the power of love overcomes the forces of nature!
Thank you so much for your gift. May God richly bless you!
Ken Krimmel and West Virginia Conference Center Staff
P.S. You may follow our recovery efforts online at wvumc.org
ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF YOUTH MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MissionLink September 8, 2016
CLICK HERE to read.
HAITI PARTNERSHIP TRIPS
The Haiti Partnership is especially excited about our upcoming trips to Haiti in February and March 2017. We have formed a new alliance with Healing Haiti, and our trips will be very interesting and amazing. Each day of our ten-day mission trip we will be serving the people of Haiti directly. For example, one day will be delivering water to the people of Cite Soleil, one day we will be visiting and feeding babies in a hospital. One day we will be visiting and caring for adults in a hospital. These will all be amazing and very rewarding experiences.
Please prayerfully consider joining us either February 16-25, 2017, or March 9-18, 2017. Both teams have openings.
Check out our Web site at
www.haitipartnership.com or call Jodi Crimmel at 570-881-0029.
Chair, Haiti Partnership
STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM
for parents and youth 10-14
Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. starting October 18
Grace UMC, 216 S. Market St., Mechanicsburg, PA
What to expect
- A seven-week program that meets one night each week.
- Each session begins with a free family meal.
- Free childcare is provided for younger siblings.
- Each week, during the first hour, parents and youth meet seperately, but work on similar skills. During the second hour, youth and parents have fun together as they play games and do family projects.
- Youth sessions include discussions, group skills practice, and games.
- Parent sessions include video presentations, group discussions, and skill-building activities.
This program is free for all families with a child between the ages of 10-14.
CLICK HERE for the flyer.
DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS MINISTRY POSITION OPEN AT MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY, MANSFIELD, PA
The Protestant Campus Ministry Board at Mansfield University, Mansfield, Pa., is looking for an individual to serve as director of campus ministry, half-time time (25 hours per week). It is preferred, but not required, that this individual hold a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited seminary. It is expected that candidates be a strong leader, with a contagious faith, and able to relate to all students on a personal level.
Responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, facilitating local churches in making connections with students, coordinating on-campus ministries, and assisting in the discipleship of students. They will also be an ongoing presence within the university community.
All serious inquiries and resumes may be emailed to:
The Campus Ministry Board is looking to fill this position as soon as possible and will accept resumes until the position is filled.
Pastor Tim Parker
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