The Iowa Annual Conference of the United Methodist church has available for purchase a limited number of Dell OptiPlex 320 desktop computers. These computers are available for $100 each to United Methodist affiliated churches, pastors, organizations, and individuals. These computers have Windows XP Professional installed and include factory documentation, factory operating system reinstall disc, software discs, and driver disc. Also a power cable is included. Other misc. cables, a keyboard, and/or a mouse may be included depending upon supplies. The OptiPlex 320's have most of the recent Windows updates / service packs installed. We are not including monitors, printers, or the Microsoft Office suite. If you wish to purchase Microsoft Office for a greatly discounted price, visit the United Methodist Communications TechShop at www.techshopministry.com. No factory warranty or support by the Iowa Annual Conference is implied. Listed below are some hardware specifications: 3.4 GHz Pentium dual core processor 2 GB RAM. 128 MB video card with DVI and S-video outputs 160 GB SATA hard drive CD-R / DVD+/-RW drive 3.5" floppy drive Computers must be picked up at our Conference Center located at 2301 Rittenhouse St., Des Moines, IA 50321. The building is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Payment should be made in the form of a check made payable to the Iowa Annual Conference. If you are interested in purchasing a computer or have questions about the computers for sale, please contact Alex Stambaugh by phone at 515-974-8941 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Organ for Sale
We are asking $1.00! Yes, $1.00
Lowrey Holiday Deluxe LX300. This is a roll top unit with disk player, FX touch bar and all the other functions*
I have owner's manual, disks and plenty of books. This organ was $24,000+(new)
*The Lowrey Holiday Deluxe LX300 features a two channel, four speaker stereo sound system which produces authentic instrumental sounds and also gives the organ that rich, full organ sound for which Lowrey is famous. 36 Orchestrated Styles, EASY button(s), PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) instrument sounds, Easy to use presets, background orchestrations, easy to use Music Recorder (record on 3 1/2 inch diskettes) and built in the USA!
Organ: Lowrey "Holiday Deluxe" LX300, comes with matching bench and the original manuals. The original price paid was $12,000. This instrument is in great condition!
The Lowrey Holiday Deluxe features a two channel, four speaker stereo sound system.... This combination not only produces authentic instrumental sounds but it also gives the organ that rich, full organ sound for which Lowrey is famous.
36 Orchestrated Styles
Easy to use PRESETS
PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) instrument sounds
Improved, easy to use Music Recorder
Improved background orchestrations
Master volume control
Designed and built in the USA!
This is yours for the asking price, however the buyer is responsible for pick up and moving. This organ is located in Waterloo, Iowa.
We are also asking that when this fine organ is placed in its new church home that on the Sunday it is dedicated, we be invited to the service and hopefully a fine potluck dinner will be held after service.
Desired Skills and Abilities
The ideal candidate will have:
strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to today's youth culture; the ability to work efficiently and effectively in team situations; a passion and heartfelt concern for teens, be high energy, creative, hard working; and possess the ability to motivate others; and administrative leadership and coordination skills
The ideal candidate will have ministry skills of:
ability to teach tenets of the Christian faith & how to apply these to life situations; experience with coordinating retreats, mission trips and regional outings;
ability to discern unique needs of individuals, large groups and small groups; wisdom to listen to and incorporate the ideas and needs of the youth in the program design;
Level of Education:
Bachelors Degree, or above.
Description of Duties
2 Major Foci: Spiritual Development of Youth & Cultivate Volunteer Leaders
Spiritual Development of Youth
Providing care and pastoral guidance to youth.
Creating a culture of "invitation."
Engaging the youth in paths of spiritual growth.
Seeking opportunities for the youth to be in missional service (local and afar).
Implementing a system of growth and development for the program that fits into the greater ministry plan of the church.
Making sure that the youth program keeps with the doctrine of the United Methodist Church.
Cultivate Volunteer Leaders
Recruiting, training, equipping, and development of volunteer leaders.
General Staff Duties:
Candidate will meet the requirements for, and be, Safe Sanctuary trained (5 yrs older than oldest youth , pass a background check, and take part in all Safe Sanctuary training)
Be available for evening and weekend ministry work.
Upon the guidance of the Staff Parish Relations Committee and Sr. Pastor will meet other negotiated requirements as needed.
Salary Range: $25,000 to 30,000 depending on abilities and experience.
12 month, 3/4 time position (30 hrs/week) with opportunity to grow into a full-time position.
Send resume and cover letter summarizing qualifications and experience to:
Aldersgate UMC in care Nancy Stockdale
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
For More Information call: (515) 278-0466
Thirty bright blue choir robes - Free will offering to take them.
Grace Garden is a Christian based preschool program located in the Coralville United Methodist Church. We are open M-F 6:30-6pm. We are currently looking to hire full and part-time teachers who either have a degree in Early Childhood or some experience working with children ages 3-5. We are looking for caring individuals who want to share their love of Christ with others. CPR First Aid, and Universal Precautions Certified is preferred, but not necessary. If you have any questions or would like to apply please contact Stacy, by e-mail, email@example.com, or phone (319) 351-4703. You may also visit our website for more information about the preschool, www.gracegardenpreschool.org.