GRFN Happenings

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

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

Pre-Conference Briefing   l   May 24, 2018   l   6:00 p.m.   l   Griffin First UMC

Pastors and Delegates to Annual Conference and GRFN District At-large Delegates should attend the Pre-Conference Briefing.  The session will be held in the Fellowship Hall of Griffin First.  Annual Conference is June 12 - 14 at the Classic Center in Athens.  Registration:  https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=320389&.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY IN APRIL and MAY!
Rick Long, Nathaniel Long, Bert Neal, Charlie Starr, Candy Thacker, Pamela Gutermuth, Claude Herbert, Shane Moore, Alex Smith, Ed Swehla, Sharon Waters, Moses Woodruff

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

JODECO ROAD UMC SEEKING AUDIO/VISUAL COORDINATOR

Year-round salaried part-time position.  Average 10-12 hours/week.  Skills:  Experience coordinating/managing A/V in worship setting; broad experience working with a variety of audio, video, media, lighting equipment; video editing; proficiency in Apple and Windows PCs, ProPresenter, Powerpoint, Word, Excel; communication/leadership skills.  Direct management of A/V during special worship and music services and some church sponsored events.  Thursday evening Praise Band practices and synchronize lyrics.  Send resume to humanresources@jodeco.org.  Call the church office for more information: 770-957-8300.

JODECO ROAD UMC SEEKING YOUTH DIRECTOR

Year-round, part-time salaried position.  Average 20 hours/week.  Committed Christian leader with a passion for discipling teenagers, 6th - 12th grade, with the gospel of Jesus Christ.  Experienced youth director who can relate well with youth, parents, and adult volunteers.  This role will require a candidate with demonstrated experience equipping youth for Christian ministry with a record of growing youth groups.  Work hours include Sunday mornings, some office and evening hours.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Employment is incumbent on applicant passing a background check.  Send resumes to resumeyouth@jodeco.org. Church office:  770-957-8300.

THOMASTON FIRST SEEKING DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

Thomaston FUMC is looking for a full time Director of Children's Ministry--nursery through 5th grade.  The person will work with Pastor and staff, parents and the congregation to help children be followers of Jesus.  Forward thinking, creative and energetic, coordinating Children's Church, Wonderful Wednesdays, VBS, Summer events and Big Children's events.  Competitive salary with benefits.  Contact Pastor Eddie Herring at thomastonfirstumc@gmail.com.  

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

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.