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QuikLINK for Monday, November 7, 2016, No. 16174a

Issue: #16174a
November 7, 2016

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • "CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES
  • HEALTH INSURANCE OPEN ENROLLMENT
  • REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR BISHOP'S RETREAT 2017
  • "GROWING OUTSIDE THE BOX"
  • IMPORTANT PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE PROGRAM INFORMATION
  • NOVEMBER-DECEMBER MINISTRY RESOURCE PACKET ONLINE
  • INTERPRETER NOVEMBER-DECEMBER ISSUE AVAILABLE
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS SERVICE



"CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES FOR THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 13 - NOVEMBER 19 AND NOVEMBER 20 - NOVEMBER 26
 
November 13-November 19
McKendree Airville, Airville (York)
Centerville Bedford Valley, Bedford (Bedford)
Union Corners, Black (Bradford)
St. Johns Grover, Grover (Bradford)
Chambers Hill, Harrisburg (Dauphin)
Duboistown, South Williamsport (Lycoming)
Hendrickson, Danville (Montour)
Warfordsburg, Warfordsburg (Fulton)
Kingsley, Kingsley (Susquehanna)
Hollenback, Wyalusing (Bradford)

November 20-November 26
Park Avenue Chambersburg, Chambersburg (Frankin)
Knoxville Yoked, Knoxville (Tioga)
St. Pauls Nauvoo, Liberty Twp (Tioga)
Larksville, Larksville (Luzerne)
Calvary Berwick, Berwick (Columbia)
Fairdale Community, Montrose (Susquehanna)
First Carbondale, Carbondale (Lackawanna)
Derry Street, Harrisburg (Dauphin)
Emory, Hancock (Delaware)
Brookfield, Westfield (Tioga)

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.



HEALTH INSURANCE OPEN ENROLLMENT
 
The 2017 Annual Election for health insurance is open until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, November 17.

To make your selection(s), please visit wespath.org and log in to HealthFlex/WebMD and select "HealthFlex Plan Benefits" or "Annual Election."

Information about the contribution change to FSA for 2017 - CLICK HERE.

For more information, please CLICK HERE for a PDF document.

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




REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

Join Bishop Jeremiah J. Park and keynote speaker Pastor Jorge Acevedo at Hershey Lodge for the Bishop's Retreat for Our Clergy Families on January 16-18, 2017.

Bishop's Retreat Flyer
CLICK HERE

Registration deadline is November 30, 2016.

To register - CLICK HERE.

If you have any questions, please contact Beth Stutler, Co-Chair, Bishop's Retreat Committee, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




"GROWING OUTSIDE THE BOX"
A Special Pre-Conference Session at Bishop's Retreat 2017


Monday, January 16, 2017
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Hershey Lodge
325 University Dr.
Hershey, PA, 17033

Cost is $45

.3 CEUs

Open to both clergy and laity, Jorge Acevedo will address ways that both clergy and laity can join together in growing ministries outside the church walls.

Pre-Conference Session Bulletin Inserts
 CLICK HERE


Please register by November 30 - CLICK HERE.

This event is sponsored by the bishop of the Susquehanna Conference, a Pennsylvania Conference of The United Methodist Church.

If you have any questions, please contact Beth Stutler, Co-Chair, Bishop's Retreat Committee, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



IMPORTANT PROPERTY & CASUALTY INSURANCE PROGRAM INFORMATION
 
If you will need a certificate of insurance at the very beginning of the 17-18 policy period(starting 01/01/2017), please email or call Rebecca Triplett with the following information:

  1.     The name and address of the person/entity requesting the certificate
  2.     Reason the certificate is  being requested (i.e. church-sponsored event/activity, van rental, office equipment leasing, mortgage etc.)
  3.     The dates of the activity/event/rental, closing, etc.


Please note: Due to the large volume of certificates that may or may no longer be needed any longer, certificates that were issued for the 2016-2017 policy period will not be automatically reissued at renewal.
 
Rebecca can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 800-627-3732.
 
Edward J. Eshleman, CPCU
Assistant Vice President
Commercial Lines Manager
EHD
350 Eagleview Blvd. Suite 110
Exton, PA 19341
P: 800-627-3732 x223
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.ehd-ins.com




NOVEMBER-DECEMBER MINISTRY RESOURCE PACKET ONLINE  

Check out the latest edition of the Ministry Resource Packet. Find announcements, flyers, and more to share with your church leaders and congregations. Here's a sampling of what's included:

  •     Bishop's Retreat at Hershey Lodge - Deadline November 30
  •     District Finance Informational Meetings
  •     Seminar on Poverty and Homelessness
  •     World Hunger Offering/Grants
  •     Benevolent Homes Christmas Offering info
  •     Church Growth Training opportunities, including Fresh Expressions
  •     Resolutions for Annual Conference Due January 13
  •     Numerous other training opportunities and so much more

You can scroll through the entire packet or use links to open individual pages.

Access what you need when you want it. Forward pages electronically to members of the congregation. Print event flyers to post on church bulletin boards.

Any questions or suggestions, contact Lisa Bender, Executive Secretary, Connectional Ministries at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




NOVEMBER-DECEMBER ISSUE AVAILABLE
 
CLICK HERE to read.



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