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QuikLINK for Wednesday, November 16, 2016, No. 16181

Issue: #16181
November 16, 2016

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • "CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES
  • HEALTH INSURANCE OPEN ENROLLMENT
  • REGISTER NOW FOR BISHOP'S RETREAT
  • "GROWING OUTSIDE THE BOX"
  • "ANGEL TREE" FOR GOODE ELEMENTARY FAMILIES
  • NOVEMBER-DECEMBER MINISTRY RESOURCE PACKET ONLINE
  • FREE PULPIT AVAILABLE
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS SERVICE



"CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES FOR THE WEEKS OF NOVEMBER 20 - NOVEMBER 26 AND NOVEMBER 27 - DECEMBER 3
 
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)

November 27-December 3
Rohrsburg, Orangeville (Columbia)
Hope Eternal, Newport (Perry)
Charlton, Harrisburg (Dauphin)
Madisonburg, Madisonburg (Centre)
St. Pauls Emmanuel Danville, Danville (Montour)
St. Paul-Calvary Wmspt, Williamsport (Lycoming)
Shavertown, Shavertown (Luzerne)
Emmanuel Clearfield, Clearfield (Clearfield)
First Renovo, Renovo (Clinton)
Beavertown, Beavertown (Snyder)

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




REGISTER NOW

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..



"ANGEL TREE" FOR GOODE ELEMENTARY FAMILIES
MissionLink November 14, 2016


CLICK HERE to read.




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..



FREE PULPIT AVAILABLE

It is an oak pulpit, light in color, and in excellent condition.

It is available from New Hope UMC, 1089 E. College Ave., Bellefonte, PA 16823.

If interested, please call 814-359-3180 to set up a time to see it.

Helen Meyer
Administrative Assistant, State College District Office



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