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The Potomac Highlands District of the United Methodist Church

Michael E. Estep, District Superintendent

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NOTE: The DS will be visiting churches on most Sundays
DS will be @ Cabinet Meetings on the following dates and will be out of office:
(other cabinet meetings will be added when scheduled, esp. during appt making)
Jan 26-28
Feb 02-03
Feb 23-25
Mar 05-06
Mar 16-18
Apr 01
Apr 13-15
Apr 27-29
May 12-14
May 27-29
June 08-14 (includes Annual Conference)
June 27-28
26-28  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
              (Don't wait until the last minute-do them ASAP so that your apportionments will
              not raise!!!)
02-03  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
14        Valentine's Day
             11 am - 2015 Potomac Highlands District 2nd Annual Polar Plunge @ Mt. Storm Lake
               All proceeds to benefit the Celebration of Mission Event (C.O.M.E.) #875
               Click on link for 2015 Polar Plunge Poster-Release-Pledge Sheet:
16        President's Day - OFFICE CLOSED
17        Clergy/Mates Gathering @ First Romney UMC, Romney WV
                We will be introduced to "Fresh Expressions" - an organization that works with mainline
                denominations/congregations, helping them to identify folks they are not currently
                reaching, devlop stretegies for reaching those folks, and helps identify and equip
                pioneering lay people and pastors to reach them. Click on link for video for an idea about
                what you can expect at our gathering:
                 9:30 am -  Gather
                10:00 am - Program
23-25  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
28        District Lead Team meeting - TBA
             Year End Reports due to District Office, 97 Goldsborough Ave., Romney, WV 26757
               Find these reports on this website under "ChgConfFormsInfo" - zip or pdf forms (those
               forms with the ending "due 2-28'
MARCH 2015
05-06  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
07        Covenant Council
08        Daylight Savings time
10        dCOM Interviews (LPs, PTLPs, Active Retirees, etc) @ Grove St UMC, Petersburg WV
                9:30 AM - dCOM gathers
              10:00 AM - Interviews begin - click on following link for Interview Schedule:
                    dCOM Interview Schedule 3-10-15 Grove St Petersburg.xls



Group 1Group 2Group 3Group 4
10:00 AMD Gwen WolfordLoretta J BrinkerRebecca L Bennett
10:30 AMCheryl L GeorgeHarold D GeorgeNeil L ParsonsGary N Rankin
11:00 AMMichael K FunkhouserKenneth D CaplingerBarbara K RexroadSteven D Davis
11:30 AMSusan V MetznerLoren D MetznerVickie J MinnichNathan R Epling
12:00 PM(LUNCH) RetireesEarl B BibleM Joyce AndersonDonald R Nelson
12:30 PM(LUNCH) RetireesRita G BeemanJohn F FoyMelvin Ross Glotfelty
1:00 PMKelly L SimmonsJoseph E Gerstell IIIGary W ReedRobert L Baer Jr
1:30 PMJames C Fuzzy SimsCynthia L SkinnerJustin H JonesHarold Neal Precht
2:00 PMPhilip R DentMatthew A PaughJ Michael LantzBrenda E Shreve
2:30 PML Eric BeemanA Alanna McGuinnHerbert S Lambert JrFloyd Wm Detrick Jr
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
14        8:30 AM - 3:30 PM-Clergy/Treasurer/Financial Officer Workshop @ Wesley (Kingwood) UMC
               Jim Berner, Conference Treasurer, speaker concerning financial matters.
               Please click on link for a proposed agenda for the day:
16-18  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
28        District Lead Team meeting - TBA
29        Palm Sunday
29        4-7 PM - District Youth Meal Packing Event with STOP HUNGER NOW
               @ BUMFS Campus, Burlington WV
            Click on link to see what a meal packing event looks like:
            Click on link for poster and information sheet for Potomac Highlands District event:
Apr 1   Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
APRIL 2015
01         Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
01-07   Administrative Assistant, Barb Scott, out of office
03         Good Friday - OFFICE CLOSED
05         Resurrection Sunday
06         Easter Monday - OFFICE CLOSED
13-15   Cabinet meeting - DS out of office 
17-18   Spring Christian Academy @ First (Keyser) UMC (more info forthcoming)
17-26   PMLS
                Retreat Reservation Form-2015.doc 
                Retreat E-mail Memo to Pastors-May 2015.doc
                Please put on your calendar and plan to join us - more info forthcoming! 
27-29   Cabinet meeting - DS out of office

MAY 2015

02         District Lead Team meeting - TBA

03         DISTRICT CONFERENCE & C.O.M.E. - more info forthcoming

07         One Day Apart

10         Mother's Day

12-14   Cabinet meeting - DS out of office

19         Clergy/Mates Gathering-more info forthcoming

25         Memorial Day - OFFICE CLOSED

27-29   Cabinet meeting (if needed) - DS out of office

30         Covenant Council


JUNE 2015

08-10  Cabinet meeting @ WVWC, Buckhannon, WV

10-14   WV ANNUAL CONFERENCE @ West Virginia Wesleyn College,

                 Buckhannon, WV

21        Father's Day

27-28   Cabinet meeting (if needed) - DS out of Office


JULY 2015

03         Independence Day holiday - OFFICE CLOSED

04         Independence Day



15         8:30 AM - 3:30 PM-Clergy/Treasurer/Financial Officer Workshop @ Main St UMC, Petersburg

               Jim Berner, Conference Treasurer, speaker concerning financial matters.
               Please click on link for a proposed agenda for the day:



07        Labor Day - OFFICE CLOSED

19        UMW Fall Meeting @ First (Romney) UMC



12        Columbus Day

16-17  Fall Christian Academy @ First (Keyser) UMC, Keyser, WV



01        Daylights Savings Time ends

26-27  Thanksgiving Holiday - OFFICE CLOSED



24         Christmas Eve - OFFICE CLOSED

25         Christmas Day - OFFICE CLOSED