Opportunities — May 26, 2004 {0083}



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Opportunities — May 26, 2004

May 26, 2004    News media contact:  Michael Wacht*    
407-897-1140   
mwacht@flumc.org    Orlando  {0083}

An e-Review News Item
By J.A. Buchholz**

Still time to register for summer camp
 
A total of 3,022 campers have registered for this year’s Florida Conference Summer Camp sessions, but slots are still open for several camp weeks.

Summer camp begins May 31 and ends July 31.
 
Space is also available in the specialty camps, such as the Creative Spirit weeks and the Appalachian Trail Hike, and at the South Florida Camp, located on the Caloosahatchee River near Alva, July 5-10.
 
The cost for a week of camp is $330. The summer camp ministry awarded 583 campers with scholarships for a total or $64,525.

For more information, visit http://umsummercamp.org.


 United Methodist Foundation holds annual meeting

The annual meeting of the Florida United Methodist Foundation is June 6, 9 a.m., in the Performing Arts Center at Bethune-Cookman College during the 2004 Florida Annual Conference Event.

Clergy and laity of the Florida Conference are members of this corporation and encouraged to attend.


 General Board of Discipleship provides worship planning calendar

The music and worship planning calendar for 2006 is now available from the General Board of Discipleship. It joins the 2004 and 2005 calendars already published.

The planning calendars contain the Revised Common Lectionary citations for every Sunday and major days of the church year, as well as United Methodist observances and special days and holidays from the secular and civil calendars.

For more information visit http://www.umcworship.org.


 General Board of Global Ministries offers special mission publication
 
The General Board of Global Ministries and United Methodist Reporter Communications have joined forces to produce an eight-page publication titled “Many Faces of Mission.” It provides information and stories that show the wide range of mission opportunities available in the United Methodist Church.

The connectional resource includes illustrations, maps and photographs and is available to clergy and laity. It can supplement confirmation classes, retreats, and seminary and Sunday School classes.

The price is $.75 each for 50 to 500 copies and $.50 each for more than 500 to 1,000 copies.

For more information call 1-800-947-0207, extension 120.


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*Wacht is director of Florida United Methodist Communications and managing editor
of e-Review Florida United Methodist News Service.
**Buchholz is a staff writer for e-Review Florida United Methodist News Service.




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