Been pretty busy with some writing projects lately but before I head to El Salvador next week I want to update you on the latest in the Scooping world. As always let us know what I've missed, left out or gotten wrong - TheJenkinsInstitute@gmail.com
Incidentally First Years and BETTER: Carolinas were both outstanding events. Thanks to all who help make them what they were.
AL: Josh Posey is going to Lineville, AL to be their preacher. Josh is just finishing his work at Faulkner. For those who want to know he is the grandson of Glenn (one of my mentors, dj) and son of Mark who preaches at Austinville in Decatur.
SC: The Hartsville congregation in South Carolina has contacted us. They are a smaller church in a growing city and believe they are in a great position to grow. Contact Willie Acorn - email@example.com
MS: Scoop to Chuck Morris. The Smithville congregation is looking for a part-time or full-time Youth Minister. Contacts: Jeff Horton – (662)640-2800, Danny Stephenson –(662)315-1172.
GA: Wesley Hazel has accepted the pulpit minister position for the Forrest Park congregation in Valdosta GA.
GA: The Piedmont Road church in the Atlanta area is in the beginning stages of searching for a new Youth and Family/Involvement Minister. To learn more about the work contact Neil Richey, at 770-971-9933 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about the congregation, located in Marietta, GA, please visit www.LifeInChrist.com
TN: Alex Courington has accepted the Youth Minister role at the Winchester, TN church. This means Saltillo, TN is open in that area.
TN: The Smyrna congregation is looking for a pulpit man. They are a church of about 650 in middle Tennessee. Their former preacher Tim Lavender preached there over 30 years. http://www.smyrnachurchofchrist.org/
AL: The Central congregation in Fayette is looking for a preacher. Contact: Jerry Hayes: 205 932-9067. Their attendance runs about 100 and they have no elders currently
AL/GA: Michael Farris is leaving South Haleyville and moving to Oak Hill in Rome GA. They have a FaceBook page.
KY: The Holly Hill Church in Frankfort, KY is looking for an Associate Minister. The job will primarily be focused on working with the youth and their families. It will also include some preaching, teaching, visiting, curriculum writing, etc. The attendance is about 200 on Sunday morning. Please resumes to email@example.com.
TN: Crieve Hall announced Sunday that Tim Frizzell is moving to the role of Family Minister. Aaron, his son-in-law is going to be the new Youth Minister there.
TN: The Sharps Corner church near Columbia is looking for a preacher. It is an older church of about 30 members. They are looking for a full-time preacher but would consider part time with at least two Sundays a month. It might be a great place for a semi retired man or a young man to get his start. Contact: Dwight Groves 931 388 5821 firstname.lastname@example.org.
IN: Scoop to Philip Goad. The Washington Ave congregation in Evansville, IN., is going to plant a congregation in the Cincinnati area and will be heavily involved with sending people over to support the effort. They are looking for a preacher who wants to plant a congregation. Contact: David Rogers 502-472-5799 (mobile) or email@example.com.
KY: The Glendale Road church is looking for a Youth & Family Minister. www.glendaleroadchurch.org. Their attendance is about 700 with 7 Elders. 30 Deacons. They are looking for a man who is married, with some experience in youth ministry, and who has the creativity and vision to inspire and equip their teens, young adults and families to love and live in a deeper walk with Jesus. He will be expected to teach and occasionally preach. Send resumes to Raymond Grady: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MI: Scoop to Chad Ezelle: Center Road has formed a Search Committee responsible for "soliciting nominees interested in ministering full-time to our congregation." Send resumes to: COC Search Committee Email: CenterRoadChurchofChrist@gmail.com Phone: (989) 790-2707 Saginaw, Michigan
TN: HOUSE PARENTS at HAPPY HAVEN - "Have you considered devoting a period of your life to a ministry in helping children? Happy Haven Children's Home, 2311 Wakefield Drive, Cookeville, TN, 38501, is seeking applicants for house parents for girls. Both husband and wife would fill out applications. The wife would be the salaried employee as house mother. The husband can be employed elsewhere. Compensation would include: salary; large home & utilities; 12-passenger van for work use; commissary privileges; food, gas, insurance & phone allowances; 2 weeks vacation & every other weekend off. Both the husband and the wife must be faithful members of the Church of Christ with parenting skills which meet the qualifications of our policy manual. You may feel free to contact Houston Bynum, administrator, at931-526-2052. Happy Haven is located on a beautiful 40 acre campus in the beautiful hills of middle Tennessee. We are in our 50th year of operation, are overseen by the elders of the Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ, and are served by our board of directors. Employment applications are available at our web site: www.happyhaven.org (click on “media” & then click “forms”)."
So, there's all the news that is news as of today. Have a super one!