July 2021 Pine Grove Happenings Newsletter

This and That . . .   

  • Sunday Services Schedule (unless noted otherwise) 10:00 am Sunday School for all ages and 11:00 am Worship Service In-Person and via Zoom and Facebook Live*

Ø   Scheduling Church Facilities: Please email Nancy L. Burleson at office@pinegroveumcalbemarle.org to reserve the Fellowship Hall or Sanctuary. Request will need to be approved by Leadership Council.

Prayer requests: send an email to the address above or call the church office and leave a message (704) 982-3647   

This Month…

Sunday, July 4            Mission Sunday
                                     10:00 am Sunday School – All ages
                                     11:00 am Worship Service along with Zoom & Facebook*           

Monday, July 5            **Independence Day Observed**
                                      6:30 pm   NO Boy Scouts Meeting 
                                      6:30 pm   NO Choir Practice         

Tuesday, July 6          7:00 pm  United Methodist Women Meeting (FH)

Wednesday, July 7     6:30 pm Hinson Endowment Committee Meeting (room behind Sanctuary)

Sunday, July 11             10:00 am Sunday School – All ages
                                        11:00 am Worship Service along with Zoom & Facebook* 
                                         5:00–7:15 pm VBS – Knights of the North Castle**

 Monday, July 12           6:30 pm    Boy Scout Meeting
                                        6:30 pm   NO Choir Practice

Wednesday, July 14     NO Young at Heart Luncheon

Sunday, July 18             10:00 am Sunday School – All ages
                                        11:00 am  Worship Service along with Zoom & Facebook* 

 Monday, July 19           6:30 pm   NO Boy Scout Meeting
                                        6:30 pm   NO Choir Practice

Sunday, July 25            10:00 am Sunday School – All ages
                                        11:00 am  Worship Service along with Zoom & Facebook* 
                                        5:00–7:15 pm VBS – Knights of the North Castle**

 Monday, July 26           6:30 pm    NO Boy Scout Meeting
                                        6:30 pm   NO Choir Practice

Tuesday, July 27         6:00 pm Community Inn – Sam Lambert has Lead

Covid Update for July:
We will continue to meet in person for Sunday School from 10:00-10:45AM and for Worship at 11:00AM on Sunday mornings.  We have also resumed in person meetings of less than 25 wearing masks if you are not vaccinated, washing hands, and physical distancing. This includes all other meetings that are on the schedule. Updates to this policy will be sent in weekly Happenings emails.

**VBS – KNIGHTS of the NORTH CASTLE – We Met again June 27th!
This Year our VBS theme is Knights of the North Castle.  
Our kickoff took place starting on Sunday, June 13 from 5:00 PM to 7:15 PM. A great time was had by all!
The second night took place on June 27th from 5:00 PM to 7:15 PM.  We had about 18 children who enjoyed a meal of Spaghetti and had lots of fun.  They even had a visit from the Giant Goliath! (Check out the video on our Face Book page).  Hope to see you in July and August for the next three VBS nights.

It’s not too late to join us! 
Ages 3 to 12 years are welcome to come!  We will be here every other Sunday for five weeks from 5:00 PM top 7:15 PM.
The planned dates for VBS 2021 are:
June 13th
June 27th
July 11th
July 25th
August 8th
Please mark your calendars!
We need many volunteers for various jobs. Please plan to come and bring your children or grandchildren!  Contact Makayla Hinson if you can help in any capacity or for more information.
Helpers need to arrive on VBS Sundays at 4:45 pm.

Join Us For Sunday School! – Our Sunday School classes started back in March and we are hoping to grow! We offer Young Adult (18 to 30), Older Adult, and Children’s Sunday School classes.  Come and check us out!

Daily Worship videos on Facebook – Monday through Friday:
Please join Pastor Ron for 5 minute of Daily Worship Monday through Friday on our Facebook page. They are available after 7:00 AM each morning. Share and Like our page to get notifications.


SCCM Monthly Need for July
Rice, Macaroni & Cheese, Pasta Stuffing, and Instant Potatoes

Financial Update for July
as of June 30, 2021 

YTD General Fund Contributions      $ 48,806.15
YTD Expenses                                   $ 49,630.47

2021 Weekly Budget Needs              $ 2,083.31                  
7/4/2021 General Contributions       $ 2,905.00

Tabulator’s for July………Jo Scott & Gordon Burleson 

Pine Grove family:
Donnie Bowers
Melody Bowers
Kent Bunting
Trudy Bunting
Betty Ruth Burleson
Nancy A. Burleson
Family of Lovenia Burleson
Sean Maynard
Family of Lorene Scott
Debbie Stiller
Luke Tucker
Matthew Whitley
 Homebound/Nursing Home Members:
Sandra Almond
Betty Jean Burleson
Carol Burleson
John Burleson

Extended family:
Alice Alimonti – David Odell’s Mother
Hailey Frank – Kathy Odell’s Granddaughter
Jonathan Hartman – Pastor Ron’s Son
Brenda Hill – Christie’s Mom
April Ward -Teresa’s daughter

Friends and neighbors:
Trent Burleson, Monte Clark, Jimmy Harris, Chris Harleson, Lucy Seick and all those affected by the pandemic of Covid 19.

Congratulations to our 2021 Graduates!
On June 27th we honored four college graduates:
Mckenzie Burleson, Laton Burleson, Jake Balmas, and Elaina Houck

Pine Grove Website Has Been Updated! – We have been working hard to keep our website up to date. Please take a moment and check it out at: https://pinegroveumcalbemarle.org/
Let us know what you think.

Please stay safe and God bless you all!

Nancy L. Burleson
Communication Coordinator