Issue: 19004 January 15, 2019
January 20 - 26
Rouzerville UMC, Rouzerville
Zion Stone UMC, Halifax
First UMC, Huntingdon
Centennial UMC, Trount Run
Ebenezer UMC, Berwick
Clifford UMC, Clifford
Port Royal UMC, Port Royal
Stevens Chapel UMC, Clearville
St. John's UMC, Chambersburg
Carlisle UMC, Carlisle
Rev. Anna Layman Knox - Gen. Conf. Delegate (Clergy)
Kirby Hickey - Gen. Conf. Delegate (Laity)
January 27 - February 2
(Only 9 this week due to a church closing)
Falls UMC, Falls
Salem UMC, Blairs Mills
Camp Curtin Memorial Mitchell UMC, Harrisburg
Grove Memorial UMC, Lewistown
Lawver's UMC, McClure
Faxon-Kenmar UMC, Williamsport
Oakville UMC, Shippensburg
First UMC, Hanover
Warfordsburg UMC, Warfordsburg
Rev. Dr. Dennis Keller*- Gen. Conf. Delegate (Clergy)
Paul Ilyes Jr.* - Gen. Conf. Delegate (Laity)
THE NEW QUIKLINK FOR 2019
The Susquehanna Conference QuikLink will have a new look soon!
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Join General Conference Delegates and Conference Leadership on
Saturday, January 19, in a discussion about the Special Session of General Conference in February.
You will have the opportunity to ask questions, voice your concerns, and have your voice heard.
BROCHURES AND POSTERS COMING SOON
You will soon be receiving your
Summer Camp brochures
as well as a
. Please be sure to display these promotional materials in a prominent location within your church where leaders and
members can easily find them. Our partnership with you to offer camps and retreats as a dynamic part of your pathways of discipleship remains core to camp and retreat ministry. Please, don't hesitate to contact us if we can be supportive in other ways, too.
You will find a wide variety of camp and retreat experiences for all ages. In addition to Camp Penn, Greene Hills, Wesley Forest, and Mt. Asbury we have also partnered with the Upper New York Annual
Conference to provide Christian camping experiences at Sky Lake. This may be of special interest to those churches in the northern tier of the conference.
Thank you for your help in getting this information out and encouraging children, youth, adults and families in your faith community go deeper with God through these Spiritual journeys with Christ.
If you need further information, please feel free to contact the camping office at 717-766-7395 or email@example.com.
Camp & Retreat Ministry
FUND YOUR MISSION WEBINAR
This winter try some winning ideas.
Register for our January Webinar now,
final registrations deadline is January 17, 2018.
Look at the creating opportunities for generosity as a means to create connections with your congregation. Let them be part of the mission purpose!
Join us from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on January 23
to learn more from Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane, the national leader of Stewardship and Connectional Ministries for the United Methodist Church.
Remember, your $25 can earn 0.2 CEUs
The United Methodist Stewardship Foundation invites you to open more doors and hearts for mission through offering more diverse giving options.
Rev. Phyllis M. Bowers, Executive Director
The United Methodist Stewardship Foundation
PAPER COOPERATIVE 2019 ORDER FORMS DUE JANUARY 23
Please be reminded that 2019 Susquehanna Conference Paper Cooperative Order Forms are due in the Paper Cooperative Office by midnight on Wednesday, January 23.
The forms may be submitted by the following means:
Susquehanna Conference Paper Cooperative Office
P.O. Box 4862
Gettysburg, PA 17325
3) Call the Paper Cooperative Office at 717-321-3149.
Order forms continue to be available by contacting the Paper Cooperative Office at the above phone number.
Participation in the Paper Cooperative is open to all congregations (United Methodist and otherwise) and non-profit organizations.
Inquiries may be directed to Rev. Jay E. Zimmerman, Paper Cooperative Coordinator, 717-321-3149.
Rev. Jay E. Zimmerman
CIVILIAN RESPONSE TO ACTIVE SHOOTER EVENTS
Would you know what to do if you found yourself
in an active shooter situation?
The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course is designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend strategy developed by the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT). The course provides strategies and guidance for surviving an active shooter event. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, the role of professional guardians, civilian response options, and demonstrates examples of things to do in case of an active shooter event. This potentially lifesaving program is open to the public and will address what individuals need to know to look out for their individual safety. There is no charge to attend these training sessions, however, please register in advance to ensure seating.
That training is open to all and will be led by Cpl. Walter Cook, of the Lower Paxton Township Police Department. We especially encourage church and community groups to send representatives for this training.
This 75 minute event will be held on Saturday February 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 4700 Locust Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17109.
You must register.
Pastor Bob Cook
Please note: the presentation contains realistic material and reenactments that some attendees may find graphic in nature. Discretion for sensitive audiences is advised.
UPCOMING CENTER FOR SPIRITUAL
FORMATION, INC. EVENT
"Writing an Icon" is the practice of creating an image and studying the character of one who elicits spiritual qualities desirable by those who follow Christ. Popular among the Church's eastern followers, the practice has much to teach us and is accessible to all who are willing to give it a try!
The opportunity to "Write an Icon" is approaching.
and register for this uniquely creative and nurturing event at The Center's new website:
Kathy Harvey Nelson
CHRISTIAN REVIVAL WORSHIP SERVICES
Pine Grove UMC
2523 Pine Grove Road
York, PA 17403
February 15 &
16 - 6:30 p.m.
February 17 - 10 a.m.
Pine Grove Church will be holding Christian Revival Worship Services. This Revival will feature messages from Dr. H. Douglass Buckwalter, head of the Biblical Studies Department at Evangelical Theological Seminary. Doug is a gifted teacher and humble disciple of Christ. You are invited to this transformational event!
URGENT NEED FOR CHILDREN'S HOME
The United Methodist Home for Children, Inc. (UMHC), a program of the Board of Child Care, has an urgent need for comforters (twin size, solid color).
The comforters may be delivered to:
5120 Simpson Ferry Road,
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Please call 717-766-7652 with any questions.
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