Archive for 2013

August 8, 2013

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.
Colossians 3:12 (NRSV)

Messiah 411 now available

The office of human resources has now rolled out phase one of, Messiah’s new online employment recruitment system as of July 29. This system is designed to streamline the recruitment and hiring process for the job applicant (i.e., faculty, administrative, staff, temporary and student workers), hiring managers, administrators and search committees. Job descriptions will be maintained on all administrative, staff, temporary and student positions within this system as well. Please see attachment for complete information.

Campus events mattress give away begins Aug. 12

Each year we rotate new mattresses in and old mattresses out of the residence halls. The mattresses are the long twin-size measuring 80 in. long × 36 in. wide × 8 in. high. The mattresses will be available in the North Complex (Grantham) Main Lounge (a.k.a. the Fishbowl) beginning at 2 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 12. You may reserve you mattresses by calling the facilities work control center at ext. 6011. Please leave your name, phone number and how many mattresses you want. We will tag mattresses for you to pick-up. We have approximately 220 mattresses to give away, so spread the word. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Be prepared to load your mattresses because no help will be available. Thank you for helping us to reuse this resource.



Ink cartridges — Two Canon 52 photo cartridges and four Canon 51 color cartridges available. Contact

For sale: 

First Act Discovery acoustic guitar with case — For primary ages. $15. Contact

House with privacy and acreage — Situated on seven acres, this home in the woods is a beautiful retreat with paths and a screened gazebo in the woods. Just 1.5 miles from Messiah College, there is a separate free-standing office with built-in bookshelves, heating and air conditioning; two storage sheds; and a two-plus car garage. This cedar shingle/brick home is a modern looking home with large Andersen windows and sliding glass doors on the east and west sides of the house, and beamed ceilings in the kitchen/dining room and family room, three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The woodstove and double-sided fireplace will make a cozy home in the winter. The sliding glass doors, brick patio, gazebo, flowers and paths in the woods will round out the seasons to make this house a delight in which to live.  Located at 109 North Fileys Road. Asking price $270,000. Contact owner  Dr. Ronald Sider, music professor emeritus, at 766-0420. To see a photo and get more details, contact Shirley Groff,, or ext. 2025.

Condominium in Mechanicsburg — Two spacious bedrooms with walk-in closets. Master bedroom has vaulted ceiling, two full bathrooms and one half bath, a large bay window in living room, large peninsula bar between kitchen and dining room. Recently painted. Patio extended with pavers. Storage shed for bikes, etc. $139,500, offering $3,400 in closing costs. For more information, contact or see this link

2004 Saturn Ion coupe — 110,500 miles, July 2014 inspection. Automatic, A/C, power windows, door locks, cruise control. $3,800 or best offer; price is negotiable; 2007 Suzuki GS500GF — 2,094 miles, not currently inspected. $2,500 or best offer. Call 717-513-6208 or email