August 8, 2017
IN THIS ISSUE:
CIRCLE OF PRAYER CHURCHES
The new listing of Circle of Prayer Churches will begin Sunday, August 20.
August 20 - August 26
Bedford UMC, Bedford
Centenary UMC, Steelton
Greenburr Trinity UMC, Loganton
Richfield UMC, Richfield
Columbia Crossroads UMC, Columbia Cross Roads
Bryansville UMC, Delta
South Gibson UMC, Uniondale
Trinity UMC, Mifflin
Balls Mills UMC, Cogan Station
Paxton UMC, Harrisburg
August 27 - September 2
Catawissa Avenue UMC, Sunbury
Trinity UMC, Harrisburg
Mackeyville UMC, Mackeyville
Elkland UMC, Elkland
Aldersgate UMC, York
Fairdale Community UMC, Montrose
Trans Run UMC, Bedford
St. John's UMC, Mc Alisterville
Bethany UMC, Hughesville
Hope UMC, Alexandria
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.
SUSQUEHANNA CONFERENCE UN SEMINAR TO DISCUSS VIOLENCE, TERROR, AND PEACE
How should we as followers of Jesus - and United Methodists - respond to the violence we are experiencing in our communities and around the world?
What are the things that lead to peace?
An uncomfortable truth about our world is that we are surrounded by violence. Violence begets fear, and fear begets violence. Jesus famously cried over the city of Jerusalem, saying, "If only you knew on this day of all days the things that lead to peace," (Luke 19:42, CEB).
Join other sisters and brothers from the Susquehanna Conference and the United Methodist Seminar Program for three days in New York City as we learn about the connections between global and local violence, and how we can be vessels of God's peace in our communities.
See the attached flyer about the February 4-7, 2018, UN Seminar Trip sponsored by the Mission and Outreach Team of Susquehanna Conference. Cost of the trip is $395 and includes seminar, bus transportation, and shared lodging at Edison Hotel in Times Square.
The Seminar Trip is limited to 20 participants - register now.
Deadline is November 1, 2017.
SEPTEMBER 1 DEADLINE FOR HEALTH MINISTRIES GRANT APPLICATION
Is your church planning health-related activities for 2018? The Mission and Outreach Team has funds to assist with new health-related programs and with existing programs that demonstrate success. Preference will be given to projects that fulfill our mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Innovative programs that meet real community needs in connection with other local ministries and other local churches will be given high priority. Grants may be given for parish nurse related programs, including initial training for parish nurses and/or health ministries, for purchase of blood pressure apparatus and first aid kits, for printed material needed to begin a program, for expenses for a health fair, and toward the purchase of an AED and CPR/AED training up to designated amounts.
DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRY POSITION OPEN AT ZION UMC, YORK
Zion United Methodist Church, York, is accepting applications for the position of director of children's ministries. It is a part-time salaried position involving approximately 30 hours per week. The director will report to the lead pastor. Consult the church Web site, zionumcyork.org, for a downloadable job description and an application.
Deadline for applications is August 20, 2017.
2nd SHIFT YOUTH CARE WORKERS POSITION OPEN AT THE UNITED METHODIST HOME FOR CHILDREN INC.
The United Methodist Home for Children Inc. is pleased to offer an opportunity to be a part of our outreach ministry to kids.
View the complete job description
Fax your resume to 717-766-4490
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