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QuikLINK for Wednesday, October 12, 2016, No. 16157

Issue: #16157
October 12, 2016

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • 3D DEVELOPING DEEPER DISCIPLESHIP - CHANGE OF LOCATION 
  • WORLD HUNGER OFFERING SUNDAY
  • BISHOP'S RETREAT 2017 - SAVE THE DATE
  • JOB OPENINGS AT GRACE UMC, HUMMELSTOWN
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS SERVICE


3D DEVELOPING DEEPER DISCIPLESHIP - CHANGE OF LOCATION
 
Due to a large number of people registered to attend on Saturday, October 29, the location has been changed to:

First UMC, Williamsport
604 Market St.
Williamsport, PA. 17701
Enter at Ross Street Door for registration.
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Workshops and keynote speakers are the same - CLICK HERE for schedule.

Rev. Peggy Spengler
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WORLD HUNGER OFFERING SUNDAY - November 20, 2016

Fifty percent of the offering is given to food pantries and hunger projects within the Susquehanna Conference through grants.

Twenty-five percent goes to UMCOR hunger projects in the U.S.

Twenty-five percent goes to international UMCOR hunger projects.

Please encourage your congregation to participate. The goal is $1 per member.

For a bulletin insert, a grant application, an information sheet, and a list of 2015 grant recipients, CLICK HERE.

The 2015 offering amounted to $18,566.79, and 19 hunger projects in the Susquehanna Conference received grants.

Flo Waybright
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JOB OPENINGS AT GRACE UMC, HUMMELSTOWN

Church Choir Accompanist
Purpose
The purpose of the church choir accompanist is to provide accompaniment for the chancel choir on a regular basis.

Job Information
Classification: Program Staff; Salaried; Part-time
Supervisor: Director of Music Ministries
Work Schedule: Weekends - Sunday morning (when choir is scheduled to sing) and other times as required, Thursday evenings for rehearsal.

Qualifications
Previous experience accompanying church music, both traditional and contemporary.

General Information
Grace United Methodist is a vibrant, friendly, and growing congregation in Derry Township. We are looking for an accompanist who is creative, energetic, flexible, and open to all types of music. The expectation is growth and variety. To learn more about this position, please CLICK HERE; to learn more about Grace Church, please visit our Web site at www.gracehummelstown.org.


Director of Music Ministries
Purpose
The purpose of the director of music ministries is to help musicians and the congregation grow as disciples of Jesus Christ through worship and music.

Job Information
Classification: Program Staff; Salaried; Full-time
Supervisor: Pastor - weekly meeting
Work Schedule: Weekends - Sunday morning and other times as required; Workweek - To be negotiated
Salary: Negotiable, based on experience; benefits included

Qualifications
a. Bachelor of Music Degree preferred
b. Previous experience in church music, both traditional and contemporary
E. Specific knowledge and skills
a. Communication and relationship-building skills
b. Organizational and administrative skills, including effectiveness in handling details
c. Working knowledge of choral rehearsal techniques and conducting
d. Knowledge of traditional and contemporary Christian music
e. Knowledge of guiding laws regarding music-copyright, recording, etc. (CCLI)

General Information
Grace United Methodist is a vibrant, friendly, and growing congregation in Derry Township. We are looking for a director of music with a growing Christian faith; who is creative, energetic, flexible, and open to all types of music. The expectation is growth and variety. To learn more about this position, please CLICK HERE; to lean more about Grace Church, please visit our Web site at www.gracehummelstown.org.

Inquiries for both positions should go to the church office at
717-566-2897 and/or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Serena Heffner



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