September 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*   
Scheduling Church Facilities: Please email Nancy L. Burleson at office@pinegroveumcalbemarle.org to reserve the Fellowship Hall or Sanctuary. Requests will need to be approved by Leadership Council and/or Pastor Ron.

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

This Month…

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

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

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

Tuesday, September 7      7:00 pm  United Methodist Women Meeting (Room behind Sanctuary)

Thursday, September 9     6:00 pm Pine Grove Night  – Soul Food**
                                             Council Leadership Reports due to Makayla Hinson today!

Saturday, September 11     9:00 am to 11:00 am  UMW Brunch & Christmas Ornament Making – Open to All Women*** 

Sunday, September 12       10:00 am Sunday School – All ages
                                              11:00 am Worship Service along with Zoom & Facebook*
Immediately Following Service – Leadership Council Meeting & Zoom 
  5:30 pm Choir Practice Resumes
                                             
Monday, September 13 6:30 pm  Boy Scout Meeting

Thursday, September 16       6:00 pm Pine Grove Night  – Soul Food**     

Sunday, September 19          10:00 am Sunday School – All ages
                                              11:00 am  Worship Service along with Zoom & Facebook* 
                                              5:00 pm   Youth Event – Dinner, Music, and a Lesson                                            
                                              5:30 pm   Choir Practice         

Monday, September 20 6:30 pm  Boy Scout Meeting

Thursday, September 23        6:00 pm Pine Grove Night  – Soul Food** 

Sunday, September 26          10:00 am Sunday School – All ages
                                              11:00 am  Worship Service along with Zoom & Facebook* 
                                               5:30 pm   Choir Practice         

Monday, September 27          6:30 pm  Boy Scout Meeting


Tuesday, September 28        6:00 pm Community Inn – Sam Lambert has Lead

Thursday, September 30        8:30 am Second Harvest Food Truck (Agri-Civic Center)****
                                                  5:00 pm Hinson Endowment BBQ Meal Prep Work***
                                                  6:00 pm Pine Grove Night  – Soul Food** 

*Covid Update 
We are asking 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.

**Every Thursday in September is Pine Grove Night at Grace Place/Soul Food!
Please join us in a mission of helping to feed about 50 people in the community at Grace Place/Soul Food, 132 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, your family, 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!  Please pray about it and see if this is something God is calling you, your family, or your group 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 click here to see the invitation and flyer :

****Second Harvest Food Truck – Thursday,  September 30th
On Tuesday, September 30th for about three hours, from 8:30 am to 11:30 am St. Martins Church will be sponsoring the Second Harvest Food Truck at the Agri-Civic Center.   Pine Grove volunteers are needed To help with this effort!  Please contact Sam Lambert or Ron Hartman if you can help. 

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SCCM Monthly Need for September
Boxed Pasta Meals (Hamburger Helper), Instant Potatoes, and Stuffing Mix

Financial Update for August
as of July 31, 2021 

YTD General Fund Contributions      $ 56,196.15
YTD Expenses                                   $ 55,637.84

2021 Weekly Budget Needs              $ 2,083.31                  
7/25/2021 General Contributions       $ 1,325.00

Financial Update for September
as of August 31, 2021 

YTD General Fund Contributions      $ 64,479.15
YTD Expenses                                   $ 63,729.63

2021 Weekly Budget Needs              $ 2,083.31                  
8/29/2021 General Contributions       $ 850.00

SPECIAL MINISTRIES FOR SEPTEMBER
Tabulator’s for September………Alesha Morgan & Dale Burleson

+ PRAYER CONCERNS +
Pine Grove family:
Donnie Bowers
Melody Bowers
Kent Bunting
Trudy Bunting
Family of Betty Ruth Burleson
Carolyn Burleson
Nancy A. Burleson
Max Hinson
Sean Maynard
Debbie Stiller
Luke Tucker
Matthew Whitley

Homebound/Nursing Home Members:
Sandra Almond
Betty Jean Burleson
Carol Burleson
Glen Dale Burleson
John Burleson

Extended family:
Alice Alimonti – David Odell’s Mother
Terri Bennet – Kathy Odell’s cousin
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:
Wayne Adamy, Trent Burleson, Angela Frick, Jimmy Harris, Chris Harleson, Todd Howell, Lucy Seick and all those affected by Covid 19.

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/

Please be safe in whatever you do!

Nancy L. Burleson
Communication Coordinator