Week of February 22, 2021

In the News This Week:

 

  • Church Planting and Revitalization (New)

  • Virtual Women’s THRiVE2021 Retreat (updated)

  • Ministerial Course of Study (Updated)

  • Children’s Camp

  • Prayer

  • Teen Bible Quizzing Schedule

 

 

 

Church Planting and Revitalization Survey

The Church Planting and Revitalization board is hoping to provide some resources to help you with launching or relaunching ministries in a Covid/Post-Covid world.  This could be workshops, discussion groups or other forms of training. We would like to ask you to please fill out this very short survey to help us gauge interest. The survey can be accessed by clicking on the following link. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NC7HQJ2

 

 

Virtual Women’s THRiVE2021 Retreat 

(March 12-13th) sponsored by USA/Canada Women’s Ministry. These are challenging times to offer ministry opportunities; it is good to be a part of a global family to participate in these events. See more information at THRiVE 2021 – THRiVE ~A Ministry to Women (thrivewomensministry.com) Also, see the 3 attachments

 

Ministerial Course of Study

Two courses from the Ministerial Course of Study is being offered on the Maine District. These courses are open for Ordination Credit, for students in the Course of Study (fee required) and also for Audit for ordained clergy and lay leaders interested in continuing education (at no cost). Introduction to Old Testament has been added back to the schedule.

 

Introduction to Old Testament
Dates: Every other Tuesday Evening 6:00-10:00pm, March 2 - May 25 (see link for specific dates)
Instructor: Rev. Tim George
Location: South Portland Church of the Nazarene, or via Zoom
For more information or to register please click HERE or follow this link https://forms.gle/V1M8K8LLv9S7iH5SA

 

Exploring Christian Holiness

Dates and times: Monday evenings 6:00-8:00, April 12 – June 14. (No class May 31).

Instructors: Rev. Nancy Smith and Rev. Art Magnuson.

Location: South Portland Church of the Nazarene, or via Zoom

For more information or to register please click HERE or follow this link https://forms.gle/N5b4wS7y7kjZqj8n8

 

Children’s Camp

Tentatively scheduled for July 11-17. We are trusting in faith that camp can be held this year. Please mark your calendar and plan to send your children to camp this year. Start saving now! More details will follow as they are available.

Prayer

Please continue to keep those in prayer that have been diagnosed with the Covid-19 Virus. Pray that they will have quick recoveries. Pray for the families that have lost loved ones. Pray for all the caregivers. Pray for those that are unemployed. Pray for those that are alone and need encouragement. Please pray for the churches seeking a new pastor. Remember to lift-up Jesus in all you do and say and point people to Him!!

Teen Bible Quizzing 

For more information contact Rev. Christina Couch at followingtheson@hotmail.com or 207-351-0289.

District Quiz Finals (2021) March 5-6

District News and Prayer Requests

If you know of someone that would like to be included in the district news, please send their name, church name and e-mail address to the district office. We will gladly add them to the list. Also, please update the office if your E-Mail Address changes. (mainenazoffice@gmail.com)

Contact Information: 

The District Center Address is: 296 Route 202, Greene, ME 04236. This is also the home address for Steve and Glenda Dillman. District Superintendent (Steve Dillman) Info: Cell Phone: 717-421-5147; E-Mail Address: mainenazds@gmail.com; District Office (Glenda) 207-946-6210 or cell 724-355-9183, E-Mail Address: mainenazoffice@gmail.com; District Website: www.mainenazarene.org; Calendar Information to Kim Martin at Augusta First Church, E-Mail Address: mainenazarene@gmail.com.  Prayer Requests to Kathy Joyce at E-Mail Address: Kathy_joyce@yahoo.com.

District News and Prayer Requests

If you know of someone that would like to be included in the district news, please send their name, church name and e-mail address to the district office. We will gladly add them to the list. Also, please update the office if your E-Mail Address changes. (mainenazoffice@gmail.com)

Church Sponsored Events

Please send information for any special events that your church is sponsoring at least 3-4 weeks prior to the start date of the event if possible. We would love to put your events on the Weekly District News. Please make your announcement as brief as possible, but, with the details that are needed.