Pine Grove Happenings 8/30/2021

Sunday, August 29th Joys:
Robin Hinson – The beautiful floral arrangement  is in memory of Claudine Whittaker given by Art Whittaker and his children.
Jo Burleson – My youngest Granddaughter was baptized on Wednesday night and accepted Jesus!
Cindy Dry – We have two Granddaughters staying with us for the week.  Ron said he was excited to go back to work on Monday!
Pastor Ron – Jonathan made it through all the tests, was added to the list, and is now waiting for the transplant.  

Prayer Concerns:
Jonathan Hartman
Family of the transplant donor
Glen Burleson 
Family of Betty Ruth Burleson
Folks in Louisiana in the path of Hurricane Ida
Families of the 13 Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan
Folks trying to leave Afghanistan
Our Service Men in Afghanistan
Our Government as they make their decisions on how to move forward.
Those suffering with Covid
Healthcare workers in hospitals, nursing homes, Dr.’s offices.
The fires and the people and animals affected out West.

This Week:
Monday, August 30   6:30 pm  Boy Scout Meeting 

Tuesday, August 31         9:00 am  Second Harvest Food Truck at Agri-Civic Center*
                                           6:00 pm  Community Inn Meal – Robin Hinson and Nancy L. Burleson are taking the lead for this meal.  Come help us if you feel led. 

Thursday, September 2    6:00 pm Pine Grove Night at Soul Food**

Coming Soon:
Sunday, September 5      10:00 am Sunday School – All ages
                                           11:00 am  Worship Service along with Zoom & Facebook 
                                            5:30 pm  NO Choir Practice this week

Monday, September 6        **Labor Day Holiday**
                                             6:30 pm NO Boy Scouts

Tuesday, September 7       UMW Meeting (Room behind Sanctuary)

Thursday, September 9     6:00 pm Pine Grove Night at Soul Food**

Saturday, September 11       9:00 am to 11:00 am UMW Brunch and Ornament Making Fellowship***

Looking Way Ahead:
Saturday, October 2, 2021     4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Hinson Barbeque – Lots of volunteers will be needed for this! More info coming soon!

Covid Update for August –
The Covid Task Force met at 6pm on Wednesday August 4th to discuss the recent increase in Covid cases in Stanly county and recommendations for gatherings. After discussion the following recommendations were made for our worship and fellowship time together.

We will ask everyone to maintain physical distancing of 6 feet between family units. We recommend that everyone regardless of vaccination status wear a mask during worship and fellowship as well as meetings. We will limit singing and the choir will not wear masks while singing.

*Second Harvest Food Truck – Tuesday, August 31
On Tuesday, August 31 for about three hours, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am Pine Grove UMC will be sponsoring the Second Harvest Food Truck at the Agri-Civic Center.  More volunteers are still needed!  Please contact Sam Lambert or Ron Hartman if you can help. 

**Every Thursday in September is Pine Grove Soul Food Night!
Please join us in a mission of helping to feed the community at Soul Food on Church Street in Albemarle every Thursday night in September.  Those dates are 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, and 9/30.  If you or your group would like to help or take care of one of these nights please contact Ron Hartman or Robin Hinson.  To accomplish this mission, we will need many volunteers! Pray about it and see if this is something God is calling you to do.

***UMW Brunch and Ornament Making Fellowship – Saturday, September 11
All Woman are invited to join the Pine Grove United Methodist Women for a morning Brunch, Fellowship and crafting Christmas ornaments on Saturday, September 11 in Fellowship Hall.  Please check your inbox for the invitation and flyer.

Every Week:
Join us for 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.

Check out our Website:– We have been working hard to keep our website up to date. Please take a moment and check it out at: https://pinegroveumcalbemarle.org/

Thank you all for all you do!
Please stay safe!

Nancy L. Burleson
Communications Coordinator