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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
 
2014
 
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)
Sept 02-04, 2014
Oct 14-16, 2014
Nov 13-15, 2014
Dec 03-15, 2014 
   
JULY 2014
22-25   Aldersgate Junior High Camp (for campers going into 6th grade - 8th graders)
             ALDERSGATE CAMP MINISTRIES-2014.pdf
24-26  MISSION U (formerly School of Christian Mission) @ WVWC, Buckhannon, WV
               Click on link for Registration Form, Scholarship Info, Questions/Answers:
27        3 pm - DS Installation Service for Melissa Shortridge - Greenbrier District
28-29   Aldersgate Primary Camp (for campers going into K - 3rd graders)
Aug 1   Aldersgate Intermediate Camp (for campers going into 3rd grade - 5th graders)
              ALDERSGATE CAMP MINISTRIES-2014.pdf
 
AUGUST 2014
02        Covenant Council in Beckley - Burlington
12        11:30 AM-District Youth Committee meeting @ District Office
16       11 AM - ? - District Clergy/Family Picnic @ Lost River State Park
             321 Park Drive, Mathias WV 26812, SHELTER #2
             Shelter #2 by the Picnic Area and the Ball Field. Covered dish picnic
             will be at Noon. (Please note that tableware, meat & drinks will be provided
             by the District.) Bring your favorite dish & share the recipe!
             Click on link for Lost River State Park information, map, directions, etc.
             www.lostriverstp.com
17       Campus Ministry Sunday
 
SEPTEMBER 2014
01       Labor Day - OFFICE CLOSED 
02-04  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
06       District Lead Team meeting @ Antioch UMC, Antioch, WV
07       Christian Education Sunday
07       DS Installation of Rick Dequasie - Mon Valley District
14       Rural Life Sunday
16       Clergy Gathering (date, time and location TBA)
20       9:00 AM-United Methodist Women's District Fall Meeting-
         10:00 AM-Bishop Steiner Ball to be keynote speaker @ Ft Ashby Trinity UMC
25-
Oct 4  Burlington Apple Harvest Festival Work Week
               Click on following link for a work schedule:
26-28 MINISTERS MATES FELLOWSHIP
27       1:00 PM-Retired Clergy Appreciation Luncheon @ Hen House Restaurant,
             18072 National Pike, Frostburg MD 21532
              The District Clergy Leadership Dev and Ministries Team will host an
              Appreciation Luncheon for all retired Clergy, Spouses & Surviving Spouses.
              Gather @ 12:30 pm and plan to be seated by 1:00 pm. The Luncheon is on
              the District and you will order from the menu. Please RSVP by Sept 19, 2014.
              You can visit their site @ www.henhouserestaurant.com (Note: Hen House
              does not open on Saturdays until 12 Noon.)
 
OCTOBER 2014
01-04 Burlington Apple Harvest Festival Work Week - see schedule above
04-05 Burlington Apple Harvest Festival weekend
05       World Communion Sunday
06       District Lead Team meeting
10-11 2014 Fall Christian Academy (check back for more information & brochure)
12       Children's Sabbath & Undie Sunday
12       Bishop Steiner Ball speaking on the Mill Creek Charge
13       Columbus Day - OFFICE CLOSED
14-16  CLERGY SCHOOL
14-16  Cabinet Meeting - DS out of office
18        Covenant Council at Spring Heights
19        Laity Sunday
21        Clergy Gathering
24-25  5 pm - Cabinet Retreat to be in Potomac Highlands District
26       Ministry Exploration Sunday
 
NOVEMBER 2014
01      District Lead Team meeting @ Asbury UMC, Moorefield, WV
02      Daylight Saving Time ends
02      Day of Remembrance
04      Election Day
09      Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness
11      Veterans Day - OFFICE CLOSED
13-15 Cabinet meeting - DS out of office 
17-20  Duke seminar - DS out of office
27-28 Thanksgiving Holiday - OFFICE CLOSED
30      United Methodist Student Day
 
DECEMBER 2014
03-05  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
05        District Lead Team web x call
06        District Christmas Family Celebration
24-25  Christmas Holiday - OFFICE CLOSED 
 
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COMING UP IN 2015
 
JANUARY 2015
o1        New Years Day - OFFICE CLOSED
15-16  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
19        Martin Luther King's Birthday - OFFICE CLOSED
26-28  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
 
FEBRUARY 2015
02-03  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
14        Valentine's Day
16        President's Day - OFFICE CLOSED
23-25  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
 
MARCH 2015
05-06  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
07        Covenant Council
08        Daylight Savings time
14        Clergy/Treasurer/Financial Officer Workshop (time, date and place TBA)
               Jim Berner, Conference Treasurer, speaker concerning financial matters
16-18  Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
17        Clergy Gathering
29        Palm Sunday
30-
Apr 1   Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
 
APRIL 2015
01         Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
03         Good Friday - OFFICE CLOSED
05         Resurrection Sunday
06         Easter Monday - OFFICE CLOSED
13-15   Cabinet meeting - DS out of office 
24-26   CLERGY/SPOUSE RETREAT @ CANAAN VALLEY RESORT
                 Please put on your calendar and plan to join us - more info forthcoming! 
27-29   Cabinet meeting - DS out of office
 

MAY 2015

10         Mother's Day

12-14   Cabinet meeting - DS out of office

25         Memorial Day - OFFICE CLOSED

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

30         Covenant Council

 

JUNE 2015

08-14   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

 

AUGUST 2015

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

07        Labor Day - OFFICE CLOSED

 

OCTOBER 2015

12        Columbus Day

 

NOVEMBER 2015

01        Daylights Savings Time ends

26-27  Thanksgiving Holiday - OFFICE CLOSED

 

DECEMBER 2015 

24         Christmas Eve - OFFICE CLOSED

25         Christmas Day - OFFICE CLOSED