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Michael E. Estep, District Superintendent

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NOTE: The DS will be visiting churches on most Sundays

 
2015 
DS will be out of the office during Cabinet meetings.
(other cabinet meetings will be added when scheduled, esp. during appt making)
               
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2015 

AUGUST 2015

12-19    Adm Asst, Barb Scott, out of the office - VACATION

15        FINANCIAL OFFICER WKSHOP CANCELLED (TO BE RESCHEDULED SPRING 2016)

               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:

22        11 AM - ? - DISTRICT CLERGY/FAMILY PICNIC @ Broadford Lake Park, Recreation Lane,

              Oakland MD (Pavilion #1). Covered dish picnic will be at noon. Tableware, meat and drinks

              provided by the District. Bring your favorite dish and perhaps share the recipe. Don't forget

              your favorite games too!! There will be a fee of $4 per car at the park entrance.

              For more information and directions (and Facebook Page) to Broadford Lake, click on links:

              http://dnr2.maryland.gov/fisheries/Pages/hotspots/broadford.aspx

              https://www.facebook.com/pages/Broadford-Lake-Park/113669998715243?ref=br_rs

              The Ministers Mates will be having their auction at the picnic and the proceeds will go

               toward scholarships for mates in our District who would like to attend the Ministers

               Mates Fellowship in Charleston in September, so please bring an item for the auction!

               Ministers Mates Fellowship Brochure-Sept 25-27 2015.pdf

              Charge Conference Packets are ready to be picked up @ District Office or given out at the picnic; 

              please try to be there in person or have another pastor to reliably pick up your packet and get it

              to you!!!!!!!

              Click on link for information page concerning the picnic:

              2015 Clergy Family Picnic-Broadford Lake 8-22-15.doc

23        3 pm - PPRC Training-Preston Parish @ Aurora UMC (Aurora Charge)

            6:30 pm - PPRC Training-Tucker Parish @ First UMC (First/Parsons Charge)

30        3 pm  -PPRC Training-North Garrett Parish @ McHenry UMC (Hoyes-McHenry Charge)

            6 pm - PPRC Training-MountainTop Parish @ St Pauls UMC (St Pauls/Oakland Charge)


SEPTEMBER 2015

Click on link for Charge Conf Schedule: '15 Charge Conference Schedule-charge order.xls

07        Labor Day - OFFICE CLOSED

12        District Lead Team meeting @ Shiloh UMC

            6 pm - PPRC Training-Mineral Parish @ Trinity (Piedmont) UMC

13        DAY OF HOPE - WV Council of Churches Proclaiming a Day of Hope: Celebrating Prevention

               and Recovery (The Day of Hope & recovery materials will be distributed by mail by the

               Council of Churches and in an electronic format-keep your eyes open for these materials

               and listening events and action plan that will follow this Day of Hope!)

               Click on link for further info: Day of Hope 9-13-15-Bishop Press Release.doc

14-16   DS at Cabinet meeting

17        1 pm - Order of Elders @ Chapel Hill UMC

19        UMW Fall Meeting @ First (Romney) UMC

22-24   Bishop's Summit on Diversity & Inclusion-click on link at Conference website for more info:

               http://wvumc.org/Events/October-2015/Bishop-s-Summit-on-Diversity-and-Inclusion

24        CLERGY INTERVIEWS @ BUMFS

            9 am - Deborah Shreve/Augusta

            10 am - Loretta Brinker/Baker

            11 am - Mike Funkhouser/Cacapon

             1 pm - Alanna McGuinn/Cacapon CLM

             2 pm - Jeff Anderson/Duffey Memorial

             3 pm - Cappy Caplinger/Ebenezer-Springfield

25        CLERGY INTERVIEWS @ BUMFS

             9 am - Gwen Wolford/Antioch

             10 am - Gary Rankin/Bloomington

             11 am - Rich Hogg/Burlington

               1 pm - Joyce Anderson/Forest Glen-St Pauls

               2 pm - Sara Lamb/Fort Ashby

               3 pm - Jim McCune/Grace Keyser

25-27   WV Annual Conference United Methodist MINISTERS MATES FELLOWSHIP 

              @ John XXIII Center, 100 Hodges Road, Charleston WV

               Ministers Mates Fellowship Brochure-Sept 25-27 2015.pdf

28        CLERGY INTERVIEWS @ BUMFS

             10 am - Steve Davis/Hampshire

             11 am - Kelly Simmons/Mathias

               1 pm - Wade Sirk/Mill Creek Valley

               2 pm - Carl Van Stavern/Wardensville

               3 pm - Becky Van Stavern/Open Door Min

29        CLERGY INTERVIEWS @ BUMFS

               9 am - Larry Hakes/Grove Street

              10 am - Nathan Epling/Main Street Petersburg

              11 am - Earl Bible/Allegheny

                2 pm - Jenna Moon/Grantsville

                3 pm - Jon Moon/Hoyes-McHenry

24-

Oct 3   BUMFS Apple Harvest Festival Work Week - See Work Schedule

              BUMFS Apple Harvest Festival Work Schedule-2015.doc

 

OCTOBER 2015

Click on link for 2015 Charge Conf Schedule: '15 Charge Conference Schedule-charge order.xls

01-04   Cabinet Training - DS out of the office

01-03   BUMFS Apple Harvest Festival Work Week - See Work Schedule

              BUMFS Apple Harvest Festival Work Schedule-2015.doc

03-04   BUMFS Apple Harvest Festival

10        Covenant Council

12        Columbus Day - OFFICE CLOSED

12-15  DS at Cabinet meeting

12-15  Clergy School

16-17  Fall 2015 Christian Academy @ First (Keyser) UMC, Keyser, WV

20       CLERGY INTERVIEWS @ First (Parsons) UMC

            10 am - Brad Barton/St George

            11 am - Bill Brown/First-Parsons

            12:30 pm - Loren & Susan Metzner/Hamrick

              1:30 pm - Phil Dent/St Johns-Parsons

              2:30 pm - Neil Parsons/Blackwater

              3:30 pm - Mike Lantz/St Pauls-Parsons

21       CLERGY INTERVIEWS @ McHenry UMC

             12:30 pm - Sam Wachter/Paradise

               1:30 pm - Barbara Rexroad/Garrett Highlands

               2:30 pm - Matthew Paugh/St Pauls-Oakland

               3:30 pm - Jeff Zickefoose

23-24  WV CONFERENCE UMW ANNUAL MEETING "Loved by God" @ Lewisburg UMC

              (Potomac Highlands in charge of crafts) Click on following links for Brochure/Registration/Info:

              UMW Annual Meeting-2015 Official Call to All.doc

              UMW Annual Meeting Brochure Oct 23-24 2015.pdf

27        CLERGY INTERVIEWS @ Main Street (Petersburg) UMC

             10 am - Roger & Ann Harrison/South Branch

             11 am - Joe Gerstell/North Branch

              1 pm - Kelly Martin/MtnTop Min

              2 pm - Cynthia Skinner/Riverton

              3 pm - Gary Reed/Pendleton-Grant

              4 pm - Don Nelson/Open Door Min Associate

29        CLERGY INTERVIEWS @ Romney District Office

               9 am - Roy Knight/First Romney

             10 am - Angel Alt/Elk Garden

             11 am - Tim Bittinger/Friendsville

               1 pm - Vicky Minnich/Faith Keyser

               2 pm - Wayne Gosnell/Faith Keyser Associate

               3 pm - Steve Grimes/Trinity-Waldon Piedmont

               4 pm - Brenda Shreve/Trinity Keyser

30        CLERGY INTERVIEWS @ Romney District Office

                9 am - Scott Knowlton/Wesley Chapel-Short Gap

              10 am - Tom Matthews/Laurel Dale

              11 am - Carl Lee/Swanton-Kitzmiller

                1 pm - Stephon Reed/Rees Chapel

                2 pm - Dan Agnew/Northeast Garrett


NOVEMBER 2015

Click on link for Charge Conf Schedule: '15 Charge Conference Schedule-charge order.xls

01        Daylights Savings Time ends

06-08   CABINET RETREAT - DS OUT OF OFFICE

11-13   Cabinet - WPA

19-21  Cabinet with West Virginia Annual Conference BOOM

26-27  Thanksgiving Holiday - OFFICE CLOSED

 

DECEMBER 2015

05         CLERGY/FAMILY CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION @

09-11    DS at Cabinet meeting

24         Christmas Eve - OFFICE CLOSED

25         Christmas Day - OFFICE CLOSED

24-

Jan 4    Adm Asst on Vacation

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LOOKING AHEAD TO 2016

JANUARY 2016
01       New Year's Day - OFFICE CLOSED
11-15  DS @ Cabinet meeting
18       Martin Luther King Day - OFFICE CLOSED
26-27  DS @ Cabinet meeting


FEBRUARY 2016
14       Valentines Day
15       Presidents Day - OFFICE CLOSED
16-18  DS @ Cabinet meeting
29-
Mar 2  DS @ Cabinet meeting


MARCH 2016
13        Daylight Savings Time
14-16 DS @ Cabinet meeting   
  
25      Good Friday - OFFICE CLOSED
27      Easter Sunday
       
APRIL 2016

04-06  DS @ Cabinet meeting

08-09  2016 SPRING CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

15-17  DISTRICT CLERGY RETREAT @ Blackwater Falls State Park, Rt 29, Davis WV 26260

18-20  DS @ Cabinet meeting

23         FINANCIAL OFFICER WORKSHOP

               8:30 AM - 3:30 PM-Clergy/Treasurer/Financial Officer Workshop @ TBA

               Jim Berner, Conference Treasurer, speaker concerning financial matters.
               Please click on link for a proposed agenda for the day:
               Financial Leadership Training 3-14-15 and 8-15-15.doc

MAY 2016
01-03      DS @ Cabinet meeting
08           Mother's Day
15           DISTRICT CONFERENCE & C.O.M.E. @ BUMFS Gym, Burlington WV      
23-25
      DS @ Cabinet meeting
30             Memorial Day - OFFICE CLOSED

JUNE 2016
09-12       ANNUAL CONFERENCE @ WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN COLLEGE, BUCKHANNON WV
19           Father's Day
20-21      DS @ Cabinet meeting

JULY 2016
04          INDEPENDENCE DAY - OFFICE CLOSED

AUGUST 2016

SEPTEMBER 2016


OCTOBER 2016

NOVEMBER 2016

DECEMBER 2016