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May 31st NCD E-News

  1. 1. The North Coast District - East Ohio Conference of The United Methodist Church 5246 Broadway Ave., Suite 300 Cleveland, OH 44127 Phone: 216.441.4527 Fax: 216.441.4590 Website: Email: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rev. Orlando Chaffee, District Superintendent Rev. Dr. V. Yvonne Conner, District AssociateDistrict News:The North Coast District would like to extend a congratulations to those in our district who will becommissioned or ordained at East Ohio Annual Conference. Below is information on when theservices will be taking place at Lakeside and who will be commissioned or ordained.Recognition of Retiring Clergy and Commissioning for Provisionary Members in Hoover Auditorium will takeplace at 7:30 p.m. on June 13th at Lakeside.Clergy to be Commissioned at this Annual Conference (June 13, 2011):Rev. M. Elizabeth Nau (South-Euclid Hillcrest UMC)Service of Ordination in Hoover Auditorium will take place at 7:30 p.m. on June 14th at Lakeside.Clergy & Deacons to be Ordained at this Annual Conference (June 14, 2011):Rev. Linda McCowen – Permanent Deacon (North Coast District Parish Nurse)Rev. Paul Wilson (Cleveland: Pearl Road & Ridgewood UMC)_____________________________________________________________________________________________From Wellness Ministries:May is Stroke awareness month. According to the American Heart Association, stroke is the No. 3 cause of deathand a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in America. Did you know that someone has a stroke aboutevery 40 seconds and someone dies from a stroke about every 4 minutes? Call 911 immediately if you have anyof the following signs of a stroke:© Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body© Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding© Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes© Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination© Sudden, severe headache with no known causeBe sure and tell the medics what time the symptoms started –time lost is brain cells lost. When in doubt, call 911.
  2. 2. UNITED METHODIST WOMEN PRESENT ANNUAL JUNE BREAKFASTSaturday, June 18, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.THEME: Blessing the Lord at All Times - Special Guest Speaker - The Reverend Wilma RobersonDonations: $10.00 adults and $4.00 children under 12 Windermere-Living Hope United Methodist Church14035 Euclid Avenue , East Cleveland, Oh 44112(216) 451-2500 – (216) 451-5216 fax - windermereumc@sbcglobal.net_____________________________________________________________________________________________UNITED METHODIST MENS ANNUAL BREAKFAST - NORTH SHORE RETIREMENT COMMUNITYJust outside gate of LakesideCOME! EAT! SING!GUEST SPEAKER JIM BOESCH - UNITED METHODIST MEN"S SPECIALISTWednesday June 15, 2011 6:30 am - NEW LOWER Price $9.00REGISTRATION IN ADVANCE IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY - REGISTRATION MUST BE IN BY MAY 31Please email for a registration form_____________________________________________________________________________________________Christ U.M.C. Free Community Meal, the last Saturday of the month at 5:00 p.m.3625 W. 138th Street, Cleveland, OH 44111_____________________________________________________________________________________________Rockport United Methodist Church’s Free Summer Ice Cream SocialSummer means ice cream! And we invite all United Methodists and their friends to join us in fellowship at ourweekly summer ice cream socials. We gather every Thursday, June 2nd through Sept. 1st, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. inour outdoor chapel for a free ice cream social. Join in the fun, enjoy delicious ice cream, and greet your fellowUnited Methodists. For more information call the church office at 440-331-9433._____________________________________________________________________________________________Ministry by Strengths Training Workshop – Garfield Memorial Church*Presenters: Chip Freed ( & Terry McHugh ( by Strengths is an 8-12 week small group study based on Gallup’s Strength finder 2.0 online assessment,and is designed to help unleash people for ministry as they discover more about how God has uniquely giftedthem.Who It’s For: One-Day Training Events Offered at GMUMC for pastors, church staff, and laity.Dates: Friday, August 19, 2011 & Friday, May 18, 2012Cost: $35 *See the attached information for more details on how to register.
  3. 3. Job OpeningsEducation DirectorBrunswick United Methodist Church seeks a part-time (20 hrs. per week) Education Director who is energetic,enjoys working with children, youth and adults and is excellent at program planning. This person will play a veryimportant role in the life of the Church and will be expected to inspire and nurture our children and youth whilehelping to develop small groups and the ongoing Christian Education Programs and Sunday School classes. Thisperson will also participate in worship services with occasional preaching as desired.Qualified candidates will preferably have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or equivalent. Proven experience infacilitating small groups, and success in leading Christian education classes a must. Excellent communication skillsand strong Christian values also a must.Please send your resume to P.O. Box 85 Brunswick, Ohio 44212 or email us at Pleaseno phone calls.Director of Music at Aldersgate UMCAldersgate United Methodist Church, Warrensville Heights, OH, is seeking a Director of Music. Will be responsible toplan, execute, and evaluate all musical components of 8:00am and 11:00am worship services. Directing the Chanceland Contemporary choirs and the Children/Youth music ministry. Education and experience in choral conductingwith preference in religious setting. Keyboard skills- piano and/or organ. Candidates must be Christ-centered andSpirit-filled as well as having a contagious enthusiasm for worship. Salary is open to negotiation. Please send coverletter and resume to: Aldersgate UMC, Attn: Joanne Yarbrough, 4069 Eastwood Lane, Warrensville Heights, OH44122; Director at Independence UMCIndependence UMC is accepting resumes for their Choir Director position. If you are creative, musical, and ready todive into planning energetic worship, were looking for you! Please see the attached job description for moredetails.Job Openings at The United Methodist Church of Berea:Contemporary Worship Leader The United Methodist Church of Berea is seeking a part-time staff member to helpus develop and lead a new Sunday morning contemporary worship service geared especially toward young adultsand families in our community. The Contemporary Worship Leader will have a solid personal relationship with Godthrough Jesus Christ, a strong background in music, passion for leading others in worship, and excellentinterpersonal and organizational skills. This person will be the primary leader responsible for design andimplementation of an excellent Sunday morning worship experience, including music, multi-media presentations,rehearsals, and technical coordination. Position is responsible to the Lead Pastor. Prior experience is required.Submit resumes to Full job description is available at Ministry Leader The Youth Ministry Leader is a part-time staff member who is the leader of the church’sministries with youth grades 6-12. The Youth Ministry Leader must have an authentic and growing personalrelationship with God through Jesus Christ, knowledge of the Bible and Christian faith with skills in teaching both,and should genuinely enjoy spending time in ministry with youth and their families. The Youth Ministry Leader musthave a sense of mission and an overall vision for leading young people in Christian discipleship and growth in theirfaith in a safe environment conducive to fun, learning, and caring for others. Submit resumes to Full job description is available at
  4. 4. Westlake United Methodist Church is seeking a part time organist to begin August 1, 2011. The instrument is a three manual Schantz/Ellenberger. Weekly responsibilities include two Sunday services, Thursday evening rehearsal, holidays as directed, and first option on weddings and funerals. Salary iscompetitive based on education and experience. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. For moreinformation, visit or call 440-871-3088.Submit a letter of interest and résumé/CV via email or post to:Westlake United Methodist Church - Organist Search Committee27650 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake, Ohio 44145westlakeumc@westlakeumc.orgAvon UMC is looking for a Christian Education and Youth Director - This is a 30 hour position. This positionrequires a minimum of an associate’s degree in Christian Education. Years of experience will also be considered.Some of the primary responsibilities of the Christian Education and Youth director are described as follows: DirectChristian Education programs for the church including: selection of Sunday School and Bible Study curriculum inpartnership with the Education Committee; scheduling of volunteer teachers for all classrooms and regularlyteaching classes as needed. Chair the Education Committee and work with the committee to organize seasonalevents such as Vacation Bible School, Rally Day, Confirmation classes, and the Christmas and Easter Pageants. Writearticles concerning Christian Education and Youth Programs for the monthly newsletter. Lead and inspire the youthof the church in their individual faith walks by conducting regular youth group meetings, regular Bible studies andother activities. Coordinate and participate in Youth mission trips and regular service projects. Coordinate andparticipate in fundraisers to support education and youth programs as needed. Manage the Christian Education andYouth program budget and keep necessary records of fundraising and expenses. Work with parents, the pastor,volunteers and youth to keep them informed of and involved in upcoming events.Send all inquiries and resumes to Avon UMC, POB 76, Avon, Ohio 44011 attn: SPR or, Subject: CE/Youth positionPreschool Director/Administrator for Faith United Methodist Preschool.Faith Preschool has been working with children since 1972. Come and join our team. Bachelors in Early ChildhoodEducation (ECE) or related field and meets the qualifications for administrator outlined in Section 5104.011 (B)(4) ofthe ORC and rule 5101:2-12-24 of the OAC. BCII, FBI report and Nonconviction Statement will be required.Apply to or mail to Pastor, Faith UMC, 2560 Post Road, Twinsburg OH 44087. Apply throughmail or e-mail only, no phone calls to the church please.Is Contemporary Worship your passion? Rockport UMC in Rocky River is seeking an individual willing to work with ateam in creating a new contemporary worship experience. Qualities should include relating well with youth andyoung families and be musically inclined. If you are passionate about making disciples of Jesus Christ throughcontemporary worship, send your resume to Matthew United Methodist Church, located at 8601 Wade Park Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106 is seeking a Pianist/Organist/Accompanist. Interested persons may call the church office at 216 231-7622.