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QuikLINK for Tuesday, January 31, 2017, No. 17023

Issue: #17023
January 31, 2017

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • "CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES
  • BISHOP OUGH ISSUES STATEMENT ON TRUMP IMMIGRATION ORDER
  • CHURCH WORKS TO FIGHT HUNGER
  • LOOKING AT THE HISTORIES OF BELLEFONTE'S 19TH-CENTURY CHURCHES
  • LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR A CLERGY TAX SEMINAR
  • WOMEN'S RETREAT: FINDING MY VOICE
  • CHI RHO SINGERS ACCEPTING INVITATIONS FOR 2017-2018 CONCERT SEASON
  • FIREPROOF FILING CABINET SOUGHT
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS



"CIRCLE OF PRAYER" CHURCHES FOR THE WEEKS OF FEBRUARY 5 - FEBRUARY 11 AND FEBRUARY 12 - FEBRUARY 18

February 5-February 11
West Burlington, West Burlington (Bradford)
Bethany, Bethany (Wayne)
Russell Hill, Tunkhannock (Wyoming)
First Mansfield, Mansfield (Tioga)
Fremont Emmanuel, Fremont (Snyder)
Shrader, Reedsville (Mifflin)
LaAnna, Cresco (Monroe)
Christ Clearfield, Clearfield (Clearfield)
Bakers, Mc Clure (Snyder)
St. Lukes Shade Gap, Shade Gap (Huntingdon)

February 12-February 18
Ulster, Ulster (Bradford)
Twenty-Ninth St., Harrisburg (Dauphin)
First McClure, Mc Clure (Snyder)
Witmers, Port Trevorton (Snyder)
Atkinson Mills, Mc Veytown (Mifflin)
Buckhorn, Bloomsburg (Columbia)
Wesley Bloomsburg, Bloomsburg (Columbia)
St. Pauls Dushore, Dushore (Sullivan)
Flemington, Flemington (Clinton)
Mapleton Grace, Mapleton Depot (Huntingdon)

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.



BISHOP OUGH ISSUES STATEMENT ON TRUMP IMMIGRATION ORDER

CLICK HERE to read.



CHURCH WORKS TO FIGHT HUNGER
Locals pair up with nonprofit to organize donation

CLICK HERE
to read.



LOOKING AT THE HISTORIES OF BELLEFONTE'S 19TH-CENTURY CHURCHES

CLICK HERE to read.



LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR A CLERGY TAX SEMINAR

Saturday, February 11
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(Lunch included, 0.4 CEUs available)

Hollidaysburg United Methodist Church
801 Allegheny Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

with Rev. Ed Bailey, Executive Director
of Western PA U.M. Stewardship Foundation

NOTE: Your $20 deposit will be refunded if you attend.

Register: www.umstewardship.org/events

From Rev. Bailey: "By the end of this four-hour seminar you have a better understanding of the unique issues you face as a United Methodist clergy person. What is more, you will have some takeaway tools to share with financial leaders in your congregation."
 
Join us! The United Methodist Stewardship Foundation serving the Susquehanna Conference invites you to take charge of your financial future.



WOMEN'S RETREAT: FINDING MY VOICE
with Rev. Dr. Susan Halverstadt

Monday, February 20, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Linck Hill Inn, Morris, PA

For women ... no matter who you are or where you are in ministry or in life, finding your voice is essential. This retreat will be spent exploring the critical "stuff" of life.

CLICK HERE for more information.



CHI RHO SINGERS ACCEPTING INVITATIONS FOR 2017-2018 CONCERT SEASON

The Susquehanna Conference Pastors' Choir is accepting invitations for the 2017-2018 September-May season and beyond. The choir performs music in a variety of styles and uses several instruments.

If your church, charge, or cluster would like to have this 25-30 voice choir present a Thursday evening concert (usually the 4th Thursday of the month), please have your Church Council issue the invitation.  Concerts are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis while also scheduling in as many different areas of the conference as possible in any particular season.

Host churches or groups are asked to provide supper and a $200 honorarium.

To extend the invitation or for more information, please contact Carola Beasley-Topliffe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 717-248-8786,
175 Summit Drive, Lewistown PA 17044.



FIREPROOF FILING CABINET SOUGHT

Beach Lake United Methodist Church, Beach Lake, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre District, is seeking to purchase a used fireproof filing cabinet. Will negotiate price.

Please contact Amy Bass, Treasurer, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 570-352-2721.



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