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EVENTS & HAPPENINGS:
February 8, 2020 - History and Polity of the United Church of Christ - 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m - Eden Seminary, 475 E. Lockwood, Webster Groves Missouri 63119. This class is intended for people seeking licensing, dual standing or privilege of call. It is also appropriate for anyone wanting to learn more about the United Church of Christ who have no need for ministerial authorization. This LIFE course is a single day format. It will count as one credit in LIFE. Distance Learning available. For more information, call Jill Schantz at 314-918-2554, or email . Download flyer here.
February 9, 2020 - Friedens Annual Sausage and Beef Supper - 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.- 1703 Old Highway 94 South, St. Charles MO 63304. All you can eat. Adult $12.00, Child $5 (4-12 years old), Carryouts $12.00 Cash or check only please. There will also be a country store with homemade items and raffle baskets. We're handicapped accessible. Fresh sausage is available to purchase. For more information, call Sharon Brune at 636-946-2884, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 21, 2020 - Project Camp MoVal Retreat - Camp MoVal - 2659 Camp MoVal Road, Union 63084. This is a retreat open to everyone that wants to provide input and ideas for the future of your camp, Camp MoVal. We will have an opening worship on Friday night. Those wanting to spend the night are more than welcome! On Saturday, we will begin our sessions led by Jeremy Force. This opportunity is to provide YOU with some strategic planning for Camp MoVal. This retreat is available for you at no cost. Please join us for a weekend of brainstorming and looking forward to what Camp will give to you! Contact Beckie at the camp office for more information and to RSVP.
March 3-5, 2020 - Council for Health & Human Service Ministries Annual Gathering. Memphis, TN. Download postcard.
March 21, 2020 - AGING: Growing Stronger in Faith and Wisdom - Salem UCC 1500 N Main St., Higginsville 64037. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to this lively dialogue and inspiring stories in a biblical context. learn about anticipating change, coping with loss, giving care and finding support. email@example.com. 216-870-1557.
Job Opportunities and For Sale or Free Items
Local church job postings and for sale and free items (i.e. robes, pews, hymnals, books, etc.) appear within this section of eHappenings.
Listings will remain posted for one month and then removed, unless specifically requested for extended posting.
Job Openings - Local:
Jan. 21, 2020 - Help Wanted - Organist. St.Paul UCC, P.O. Box 352, 136 W First St., Hermann, MO 65041 is looking for an organist for 10:15 Sunday morning worship services. If interested, please call the church office at 573-486-5525 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Part-time Nurse - Deaconess Nurse Ministry has a position open for a part-time nurse to work with UCC clergy and their families in health and wellness support. The nurse will work in geographic region of the IL South Conference and Missouri Mid South Conference (St Louis and Eastern Association) to provide case management support. Please contact Rev. Donna Pupillo at email@example.com with resume.
Music Director - Under the direction of the Pastor, the Director of Music is responsible for organizing, directing and implementing a worship and music program and for planning music for church services. This individual will be responsible for directing the choir including weekly rehearsals, providing piano accompaniment for all worship services and leading musical participation in worship by the congregation. This role will require an average of 10-12 hours per week, depending on the church season. Qualifications include ability to play the piano; experience as a vocal coach/choral director preferred; leadership that inspires and encourages musicians of all skill-levels. Spiritual calling that elevates worship. Proficient in vocal training and developing musical talent within individuals and ensembles. For additional information or to apply, please contact Rev. Rushan Sinnaduray – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chancel Choir and Handbell Choir Director - Zion UCC at 115 S. Washington Avenue in Union, Missouri, is looking for a Minister of Music. This is a part-time paid position. For a complete job description, please contact Connie Thompson at Zion UCC at 636-583-2814 or emailing email@example.com.
Director of Music Ministry Kirkwood United Church of Christ - Under the direction of the Pastor and in collaboration with the Worship & Music team, the Director of Music Ministry is responsible for organizing, directing and implementing a worship and music program/ministry and for planning music for church services. This individual will be responsible for directing choral ensembles; directing youth and children’s music ministries; and leading musical participation in worship by the congregation. This role will require an average of 10-12 hours per week, depending on the church season. Qualifications include experience as a vocal coach/choral director; Music degree desired, proficient in vocal training and developing musical talent within individuals and ensembles, experience directing church choral music and developing a robust music ministry, ability to organize and communicate effectively with leadership and staff, ability to work effectively on a team, and ability to play the piano/organ preferred. For additional information or to apply, please contact John Blazer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Children and Youth Ministry - St. John United Church of Christ, St. Charles, MO is looking for an innovator who recognizes that children and youth ministry is changing, and who brings new ideas of how to reach children and their families with the gospel. This person will lead the Children and Youth Ministry programs at St John United Church of Christ, working with other staff and volunteers to build a program that builds Christian discipleship and faith development in our young people from birth to adulthood in the areas of Christian education, small group ministry, worship, camps, mission, fellowship, and inter-generation connections with the congregation and with the wider church. We are looking for someone with a heart for bringing new children, youth and families into the church. See attached job description for additional information and application guidelines.
Volunteer Musician needed - alternating Saturdays 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Every Child's Hope (formerly Evangelical Children's Home), 211 N. Market Street, Waterloo IL 62298. Provide music for chapel services for the residents of Every Child's Hope. Two Chapel services at 1 and 2 pm every other Saturday beginning on March 30. Possibility of 12:30 Choir practice - negotiable. Must be able to pass DCFS background check.
ITEMS FOR SALE / FREE
Used Audio/Visual Equipment for Sale - Friedens-Peace UCC has used A/V equipment for sale. See attached for available items. 3560 Mill Street P.O. Box 28, New Melle MO 63365
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