GRFN Happenings

GRIFFIN DISTRICT OFFICE HOURS:  OPEN MONDAY thru THURSDAY; OFFICE CLOSED on FRIDAYS  

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

GRIFFIN DISTRICT COMMITTEE ON ORDAINED MINISTRY   l   THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016   l   DISTRICT OFFICE   l   6:30 PM

DISTRICT CLERGY CHRISTMAS PARTY   l   THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2016   l   WESLEY WAY UMC   l   6:30 PM

CONFERENCE RETIREE & SURVIVING SPOUSE CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON   l   THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016   l   GATHERING AT 11:30 AM, LUNCH AT NOON   l   OAK GROVE UMC IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL   l   1722 OAK GROVE ROAD NE, DECATUR 30033

DISTRICT TRAINING EVENT   l   SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2017   l   GRIFFIN FIRST UMC   l   3:00 - 5:00 PM

D.S. & CLERGY MONTHLY FELLOWSHIP:
1st Thursday Lunch at Golden Corral at Exit 221/Jonesboro Road - 11:45 AM
3rd Monday Breakfast at Gritz on the Square in McDonough - 8 AM
4th Monday Breakfast at Pastime Grill in downtown Barnesville - 8:30 AM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY IN OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER!
Kevin Barnes, Sid Chapmen, Stanley Harrell, Irma Lewis, Liza Marler, Melissa Mobley, Joe Perry, Rex Smith, Stephen Soulen, Gary Boggs, David Fisher, Willie Greene, Ken Huff, Wes Privett, John Roberts, Glen Vogel, John Williams, Claire Yoder

NEED YOUR PRAYERS:
Clay Jacobs, Gene Sheffield, Claude Herbert

FALL FAMILY FUNFEST AT BETHEL UMC

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29 FROM 5:00 - 7:30 pm...great games, cakewalk, plenty of fun for all ages.  Everything is free, with a small fee being charged for the youth group's Haunted House.  Bethel UMC is located at 245 Fairview Road in Stockbridge.

TRUNK OR TREAT FESTIVAL AT WILLIAMSON UNITED METHODIST

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29... Bingo, face painting, hayride, cakewalk, tattoos, music, duck pond, tossing games, campfire (bring your own lawn chair), food, prizes, candy!  Williamson UMC is located at 20 Second District Road, Williamson 30292.

FLIPPEN UMC SEEKING DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

Flippen United Methodist Church in McDonough is seeking a part-time Director of Children's Ministries.  The position will require 20 hours per week, including Sundays and some in-office time.  This person will plan, implement and supervise programs for children and youth from newborn through 12th grade. and should have experience in children's ministry.  Interested applicants should send a resume with references to Rev. Ken Huff at ken.huff@ngumc.net

MT. ZION, SMARR NEEDS MUSIC DIRECTOR/CHOIR DIRECTOR

Mt. Zion, Smarr is seeking a part-time Music Director/Choir Director.  Smarr is 30 minutes from downtown Macon and 10 minutes from Forsyth.  Applicants should exhibit excellent leadership and communication skills, must be proficient in directing groups of all ages, as well as planning worship and seasonal programs.  A minimum of 2 years experience as a Music Director, Assistant Director and/or a Music Degree is preferred.  15 hours per week to include Sundays and Wednesdays is required.  For a copy of the full job description, please send resume and cover letter to churchsecretary@mtzionsmarr.com

COUNSELING SERVICES PROVIDED AT JONES MEMORIAL UMC

Jemal Doute' and Stefanie Hughes, Counselors with the CCCG, Care and Counseling Center of Georgia, are available to see clients at Jones Memorial UMC, 5320 Phillips Drive in Lake City, GA. Counseling is offered for marriage and family issues, individual, youth and children, addiction problems, PTSD, group therapy, women's issues, divorce, domestic violence, and professional development. Call the Care and Counseling Center of Georgia at 404-636-1457, ext. 430 for Jemal or ext. 413 for Stefanie, or visit the website at www.cccgeorgia.org for appointments/referrals.

MT. ZION CAMPGROUND COUNTRY BREAKFAST

1st Saturday of every month from 7:30 - 10 AM. All you can eat! Adults $5; children under 12 $4. Ministers, bring your church bulletin and eat free! 295 Vaughn Road in Griffin.