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Congregation News May 31

ADOPT THE CAMP SEQUANOTA STAFF!

The document below has more information on how your congregation can adopt the Camp Sequanota staff this summer. It’s easy! And your support means so much to the staffers who are caring for all the campers.


Adopt the Staff Campaign
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POSITION: PARISH SECRETARY/ADMINISTRATOR

Description: This is a part-time office position with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the church office, coordinating and producing various forms of communications, maintaining parish records, financial records and assisting pastor with a variety of ministries. The position reports directly to the Pastor and works cooperatively with volunteers and other staff, including the Finance Treasurer and Church Council. This job is a salaried, 16-hour per week, position. Paid holiday, vacation and sick days are offered.

For a full job description contact Reverend Kathleen Stump at pastorkathystump@gmail.com. Resumes, including salary requirements, should be submitted to the attention of Reverend Kathleen Stump, at Faith Lutheran Church, 6567 Glades Pike Road, Somerset, PA 15501, or pastorkathystump@gmail.com.


POSITION: HUNGER ADVOCACY FELLOW

Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania has an opening for someone looking for a year-long transformative experience combining leadership development, faith formation and community-building advocacy. This hybrid position includes salary, benefits and a relocation stipend. Learn more and apply or share to help us act as church together as we strive for a just world where all are fed.



NOMINATIONS SOUGHT

Many of you are aware that Bill Layton, the Synod’s Treasurer, has decided not to seek another term. Bishop Paula and Pastor Kevin have been seeking out people who have the gifts to serve in this way. To date, we have just one name to bring to the Synod Council. If you know someone who has the gifts to serve in this way, please be in contact with Bishop Paula or Pastor Kevin. We can provide a job description for interested persons. This is an appointed position that interviews with the Synod Council.

SYNOD MISSION TRIP FUNDRAISER

Below is information about a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Youth Mission Trip to Florida. Please publicize in your bulletins and newsletters. Donations may also be made on the Synod’s website through the Donate button. Choose mission trip in the drop-down menu. If you have any youth who would like to go on the trip, spaces are still available, and adult chaperones are supplied. Contact Pr. Drew McCaffery for more information.


SYNOD WORSHIP

The Allegheny Synod will gather for worship on Sunday, June 11 at 4:00 pm at First Lutheran in Altoona (1401 12th Avenue, Altoona). Following worship light refreshments will be served on the outside patio adjacent to the church. All are welcome to this service. Clergy are invited to vest and process. The color of the day is green. If you plan to process, please be at First Lutheran by 3:30 pm. Vesting will take place downstairs in the lounge.


SYNOD ASSEMBLY EVENTS

Sunday, June 11, 4:00 pm:

Synod-wide Pre-Assembly Worship

First Lutheran Church (1401 12th Avenue, Altoona, PA 16601)

Reception will follow. All are invited to attend

Tuesday, June 13, 6:00 pm:

Bible Study #1 “Christ Unites Us” with Churchwide Representative Kristen Opalinski via Zoom

All are invited to attend. Zoom link on Allegheny Synod website in the Synod Assembly tab.

Thursday, June 15, 6:00 pm:

Bible Study #2 “Christ Unites Us” with Churchwide Representative Kristen Opalinski via Zoom

All are invited to attend. Zoom link on Allegheny Synod website in the Synod Assembly tab.

Saturday, June 17, 8:30 am

Allegheny Synod Assembly (in-person event)

Blair County Convention Center (1 Convention Center Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602)


PUBLICITY FOR THE WELL FESTIVAL AT CAMP SEQUANOTA

Visit this link: Well (sequanota.com) for posters, bulletin inserts and other registration information.

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