GRFN Happenings

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

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

Clergy Christmas Party    l    December 5, 2017    l    Forsyth First UMC    l    7:00 PM

Griffin District Holiday Closing:  Thanksgiving - closed 11/20 for the week; Christmas - closed 12/21 thru 1/2/18.

Griffin District United Methodist Women Executive Committee Meeting    l    Saturday, January 13, 2018    l    9:00 AM    l    District Office

DISTRICT TRAINING EVENT    l    JANUARY 28, 2018    l    3:00 - 5:00 PM    l    GRIFFIN FIRST UMC

HAPPY BIRTHDAY IN NOVEMBER!
Gary Boggs, David Fisher, Willie Greene, Ken Huff, John Roberts, Glen Vogel, John Williams, Claire Yoder

NEED YOUR PRAYERS:
Med Roach, Ken Huff, Wade Corley, Clyde Carter, Clay Jacobs, Gene Sheffield, Michael Johns

BARBECUE at Bethel United Methodist Church

Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. til 5:00 p.m.  Plates include BBQ, bread, cole slaw and beans.  Homemade desserts will be sold by the ladies to support mission projects.  245 Fairview Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281.

THE GOSPEL LEGENDS PRE-THANKSGIVING CONCERT

November 18, 2017     l     6:00 PM     l     Griffin Auditorium (234 East Taylor Street, Griffin, GA 30223)  $10.00/ticket     l     Featuring:  Evg. Bridgett Childs Mathews, the Oak Grove Baptist Church Choir, the Victory Temple Power of Praise Singers, the Pine Grove Baptist Church Choir, and The New Silver Stars of Macon, GA     l     For more information please contact Pastor William T. Collier 404-718-0702 or Pat Blackman 770-313-5905.

DECEMBER EVENTS AT JACKSON UMC - 409 East Third St., Jackson, GA 30233

Christmas Cantata:  December 3, 3:00 PM in the Sanctuary

Youth Play:  December 13

Breakfast with Santa:  December 17

HIGHLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH holds Sunday evening service each week at 5:00 p.m.  Everyone is invited.

UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH NEEDS PIANIST

Pianist/Accompanist needed at Union UMC in Stockbridge.  Responsibilities include:  Providing appropriate piano music for the traditional 11:00 a.m. Sunday service--gathering music, prelude, hymns, responses, offertory, choral anthems, Communion, postlude; weekly Wednesday evening rehearsal with Adult Choir and occasionally with other ensembles or soloists; additional services may include Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunrise, Christmas Eve, etc.  Qualifications:  Authentic relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; love and respect for all people; attested musical skills on the piano; strong team player with staff and congregation; committed to the church's vision, mission, leadership, and people; sense of humor and positive attitude.  Contact Rev. Sharon Waters at 706-436-0028.

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.