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Join us for Navigate on April 28th at Lewisburg High School. Details available at susumc.org/navigate!

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Susquehanna Conference, The United Methodist Church to Navigate: Creating Discipleship Pathways

Bishop Park invites you to join us on April 28th at Lewisburg High School, for Navigate, a one-day event that is designed to help church leaders grow in the area of discipleship development. Registration is now open at susumc.org/navigate!

Online training available through UM Communications

Launching Your Church Website focuses on going beyond just having a church website to effectively implementing a broader online presence. We will cover the tools to plan, build, and launch a successful online strategy that helps people connect with your church in a new way. With people living a big....
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MARCH 1 DEADLINE FOR HEALTH MINISTRIES GRANT APPLICATION

Is your church planning health-related activities in 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.

View grant application: http://susumc.org/…/Health_Ministries_Grants_App_March_1_20…
and grant policy:
http://susumc.org/…/Policy_Health_Ministries_Grants_Revised…
The deadline for 2018 applications is March 1.

For more information, contact Lisa Bender at lbender@susumc.org

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SUSQUEHANNA CONFERENCE ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING VIDEO

CONGREGATION SECURITY WORKSHOP

THE VALUE OF ALICE TRAINING

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SAFEGUARDING HOUSES OF WORSHIP APP

APPOINTMENT CHANGES

MARCH 1 DEADLINE FOR HEALTH MINISTRIES GRANT APPLICATION

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DIRECTOR OF DISCIPLESHIP MINISTRY POSITION OPEN AT SHAVERTOWN UMC

Applications are being accepted for a director of discipleship ministry at Shavertown United Methodist Church, 163 North Pioneer Avenue, Shavertown, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre District.

The part-time director of discipleship ministry will be responsible ...
for developing and implementing a comprehensive plan of Christian faith formation and discipleship for all ages for our growing and generationally diverse church. The successful candidate for
this ministry may be either laity or clergy.

For a full job description with qualifications, responsibilities,
and application requirements, e-mail Rev. Judy Walker at jwalker@susumc.org.

Application deadline in March 15, 2018.

Rev. Judy Walker, Shavertown UMC
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Media Weekly is now MEDIA QUARTERLY - a collection of resources & tools to equip congregations for communication, ministry, and promotion of important connectional information.

1st Quarter 2018
— Lenten Season
— UMCOR Sunday - March 11...
— Palm Sunday - March 25
— Holy Week - March 26 - April 1
— Spring Scripture Graphics

Receive it via email when you join the mailing list here: tinyurl.com/y872gm6z

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Active Shooter Training video

After a few months' work, we're proud to share an Active Shooter video resource with you.

This couldn't have been possible without the help of Harrisburg Police Deputy Chief Deric Moody and Lt. Terry Wealand, Det. Kirk Aldridge and Ofc. Mark Hall who presented this material, we owe them a huge debt of gratitude.

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A PDF of the PowerPoint slides from this presentation is available by request - link@susumc.org

These will also be posted to susumc.org

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ATTENTION: The Harrisburg Police are presenting this material as a matter of identifying best practices as they apply to an active shooter response by civili...
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By Rev. Phyllis Bowers, Executive Director United Methodist Stewardship Foundation The Magi were wise for recognizing Jesus and journeyi...
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By Dr. Milton Loyer, Conference Archivist January – 100 years ago The Christian Advocate for January 24, 1918, carried the following ar...
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CIRCLE OF PRAYER CHURCHES

TRACY RADOSEVIC BIBLICAL STORYTELLER AND RETREAT LEADER COMING TO THE WILLIAMSPORT DISTRICT

WEBINAR WEDNESDAY - LENT IS FOR LEARNING

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STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM

DIRECTOR OF DISCIPLESHIP MINISTRY POSITION OPEN AT SHAVERTOWN UMC

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Death notice - LOUISE SIMS HICKOK

Louise Sims Hickok, spouse of Rev. Fred C. Hickok, died Friday, February 16, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. In addition to her husband Fred C Hickok, her survivors include step-son Rev. Fred E. Hickok and grandson Pastor Joshua T. Beben. Friends will be received from 10-11 AM, Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Madisonburg United Methodist Church, 175 W. Madisonburg Pike, Madisonburg, PA 16852. A memorial service will follow ...at 11:00 AM at the church. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora, PA. Expressions of sympathy addressed to Rev. Fred C. Hickok should be sent % Rev. Fred E. Hickok, 1519 Mifflin Street, Huntingdon PA 16652. View her full obituary: https://tinyurl.com/yajqawf7

Rev. Dr. Kathleen E. Kind,
Altoona District Superintendent

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Scholarships are being offered for United Methodist seminary students and young adults (up to 35-y-o), clergy or laity, to attend the National Workshop on Christian Unity. The event takes place at Silver Springs, MD, April 16-19. The Council of Bishops' Office of Christian Unity and Interreligious Relationships (OCUIR) is offering the scholarships.

National Workshop on Christian Unity - http://nwcu.org/

Applications for scholarship are now being accepted to attend The United Methodist Ecumenical and Interreligious Training (UMEIT) and the National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU) gathering April 16-19, 2018 in Silver Spring, Maryland. This application is for seminary students and other young adul...
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Chuck Knows Church is a fun and informative series about the objects, symbols and terms used in church.

Did you know you can use these in your local church and on Social Media? Visit ChuckKnowsChurch.com or the Chuck Knows Church channel on YouTube at tinyurl.com/yb9crhrx

103 | Chuck Knows Church -- Fasting. It's talked about in the book of Isaiah, chapter 58:6–7. And we bet you know it has something to do with Jesus being tem...
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By Dr. Dilip Abayasekara We are excited to announce to the Susquehanna Conference that in April-May 2018 we will hold a conference-wide...
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20‑minute Online Trainings? Check them out!

United Methodist Communications offers affordable online training courses, with professional instruction available on YOUR time. Microtrainings are a learning method designed to deliver effective content in a time frame ranging from 15 - 20 minutes.These "burst of knowledge" or micro-trainings will....
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