March 1, 2017
IN THIS ISSUE:
SITE MANAGER - MOUNT ASBURY RETREAT CENTER, NEWVILLE, PA.
Located in south central Pennsylvania as part of the Susquehanna Conference Camp & Retreat Ministries of the United Methodist Church, Mount Asbury is nestled on 110 acres of property and serves adult and family groups. Mount Asbury has a new motel-style lodge that sleeps 54; The Gray House, which is dormitory style, sleeps 14; and a Family Cottage that sleeps 7.
Serving as a host site for many groups in the summer, we offer a number of family experiences. We are looking for the right person to join the team as we are "building authentic connections with Jesus, community, and God's creation." This is a full-time, exempt position.
CLICK HERE for the full job description.
To apply, please send a cover letter stating your interest and resume' with three references with contact information to:
Anne Horton, Director of Camp & Retreat Ministries
303 Mulberry Dr., Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-3179
For questions, call 800-874-8474.
Applications will be received through March 25, 2017.
FEBRUARY SUSQUEHANNA LINK ONLINE
PARTNERING IN MISSION VIDEO SERIES
from Bishop's Partners in Mission
THE WILL TO PREPARE TO WIN
CHILDREN AND YOUTH HAVE FUN RAISING FUNDS
HELPING INDIVIDUALS FIND HOPE AND HEALING
A GOD MOMENT AT MISSION CENTRAL
2017 SUSQUEHANNA CONFERENCE
CAMPS & RETREATS
Be sure to check out this year's Camp & Retreat brochure, available at your local church or on the web at www.susumcamps.org. This year we're offering over 70 different programs at our four Conference Camps, as well as several off-site adventure camps. With opportunities such as Dad & Me, Mom & Me, and Family Camp for children as young as age four, to adventure camps for high school youth and programmed weekend events for adults, you're bound to find something that will interest you at camp this year.
We look forward to seeing you this year at Camp Penn, Greene Hills, Wesley Forest, or Mount Asbury.
CLICK HERE to watch the 2017 Theme Video.
YPM YOUTH RALLY - PINE FOREST VILLAGE UMC RALLY
Over 150 youth and adults have come together across our conference to struggle together. There is one last rally offering teens a safe place to share their struggles and find hope and healing in Christian community. An adult youth leader training, "Helping Teens Struggle Well," which has received rave reviews, will also be offered.
There's only a little time and a few spaces left for you to register.
Registration closes Friday, March 3, for the final #thestruggleisreal Youth Rally - igniteyoungpeople.org.
We hope to see you there.
Director of Christian Education & Young People's Ministries
Susquehanna Conference UMC
DISTRICT INFORMATIONAL FINANCE MEETINGS
For pastors and those involved with the finances of your church
March 21, 2017 - Aldersgate UMC
1480 Jerusalem Rd., Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-2072
Register by March 14
April 25, 2017 - St. Paul's UMC
750 Norland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201-4218
Register by April 18
May 24, 2017 - Good Shepherd UMC
1650 Clay Ave., Tyrone, PA 16686-2150
Register by May 17
There will be two meetings at each location: 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Topics for Discussion:
* Accounts Payable
* Property & Casualty/Auto Insurance
* Best Finance Practices
* Shares of Ministry - Calculation
* Clergy Benefits
* Shares of Ministry - Remittance
* Conference Finance Web Page
* Student Aid
* Equitable Compensation
* Tax Exemptions/ 501(c)3 and Requirements
* Loan Fund
* Workers Compensation
To register, go to tinyurl.com/financemtgs or call 717-766-5275 ext. 3109.
WOMEN IN MINISTRY DAY - MAY 3, 2017
64 W. Chocolate Av., Hershey
9 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Gather with other women in ministry for a day of worship, conversation, and renewal. Along with the scheduled program, we will, as always, have time for rest, reflections, and fellowship.
Program: Ministry to People with Disabilities - with Rebecca Lee.
Cost: $25 ($15 for students)
Continuing Ed: .03 CEUs
Dues: $20 (students $10) One-half of dues support the
Jensen-Laymen Scholarship Fund. Additional donations to the scholarship fund are welcome.
8:30 a.m. -9:30 a.m. - Registration, Refreshments, Gathering Fellowship
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Opening Worship
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Session 1
12 p.m.-2 p.m. - Lunch and Free-time Activities
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Session 2
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Closing
Remember: Wednesday evening accommodations can be made when you register for Annual Conference. The church is only five minutes from Hershey Lodge.
Women in Ministry Day is open to ALL women: clergy, CLMs, lay servants, and lay members to Annual Conference.
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