August 2022 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 to reserve the Fellowship Hall or Sanctuary. Requests will need approval by Leadership Council and/or Pastor Ron. 
  • You can also check the calendar availability on our website at prior to making your request.

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

This Month…

Monday, August 1         6:30 pm Choir Practice Resumes

Tuesday, August 26:30 pm United Methodist Women’s Meeting

Sunday, August 7Mission Sunday!
                                        10:00 am Sunday School
                                        11:00 am Worship Service* 

Monday, August 8           6:30 pm Choir Practice

Wednesday, August 10   11:30 am Young at Heart (Rosebriar Restaurant)**  

Sunday, August 14Home Coming Sunday!
                                           (Meal provided after service)
                                          10:00 am Sunday School
                                          11:00 am Worship Service*

Monday, August 15          6:30 pm Choir Practice

Thursday, August 18       6:00 pm United Methodist Men Meeting

Saturday, August 20        11:00 am Mission Chicken Meal on Efird Street  (Sam Lambert has lead)***

Sunday, August 21          10:00 am Sunday School – All ages
                                           11:00 am Worship Service*
 Monday, August 22           6:30 pm Choir Practice

Sunday, August 28            10:00 am Sunday School
                                           11:00 am Worship Service*
                4:00 pm Hinson Endowment Committee Meeting

Saturday, August 27          4:30 pm Youth Event “Back to School Splash” (more info coming soon)

Monday, August 29            6:30 pm Choir Practice

Tuesday, August 30           6:00 pm Community Inn Meal – Sam Lambert has lead

*Sunday Service In-person and on Facebook 
We will no longer be supporting Zoom for our Sunday Services, however you can still come in-person or you can view the service on Facebook most Sundays. (We are having some issues since lightning hit some of our equipment).

**Young at Heart
Young at Heart plans to resume meeting in August on Wednesday, August 10th at 11:30 am at Rosebriar Restaurant in Albemarle. The address is 528 Wiscassett St., Albemarle, NC. Please let Pastor Ron know if you plan to come so he can give the restaurant an idea of how many will be attending.

***Mission Chicken Meal on Efird Street on August 20!
We will be taking our Mobile Mission Trailer to Efird Street on Saturday, August 20 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and giving out meals of Chicken and sides.  We need volunteers to help us prepare on Friday, August 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm and more volunteers to help serve on Saturday. Please notify Sam Lambert or Pastor Ron if you can help!

 Worship videos on Facebook – Monday through Friday:
Please join Pastor Ron for 5 minutes 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 Pine Grove UMC Albemarle’s Website– We have been updating our website to keep it up to date. There you can see some pictures of the success of VBS 2022 Jerusalum MarketplaceMonthly and Weekly Happening Newsletters and the monthly Pastor’s Heart.  Please take a moment and check it out at:


SCCM Monthly Need for August
Canned Vegetables – Corn, Green Beans, Peas, Carrots, Beans

Financial Update for August will be available in the weekly Pine Grove Happenings.


Tabulator’s for August………Gordon Burleson & Linda Stiller


Pine Grove family:
Reggie Adams
Donnie Bowers
Melody Bowers
Kent Bunting
Trudy Bunting
Carolyn Burleson
Helen Burleson
Nancy A. Burleson
Oleamer Burleson
Cindy Dry
Jackie Hartman
Claudine Hinson
Glenda Huneycutt
Sean Julynard
Eugene Parker
Debbie Stiller
Luke Tucker
Matthew Whitley
Art Whitaker

Homebound/Nursing Home Members:
Sandra Almond
Betty Jean Burleson
John Burleson
Ann Mercer

Extended family:
Alice Alimonti – David Odell’s mother
Andrea – Michele Baucom’s daughter
Bailey Baker – Michele Baucom’s son
Terri Bennet – Kathy Odell’s cousin
Kim Burleson – Oleamer’s son
James Calloway – Kelly’s Uncle
Hailey Frank – Kathy Odell’s granddaughter
Jonathan Hartman – Pastor Ron’s son
Brenda Hill – Christie’s mother
Judy Lambert – Sam’s mother
Delores Tomberlin – Roddy’s aunt
April Ward -Teresa’s daughter      

Friends and Neighbors:
Reggie Barringer, Vickie Barringer, Andria Brown, Trent Burleson, Angela Frick, Betty Furr, Jimmy Harris, Chris Harleson, Mandy Hill, Todd Howell, Ron Huneycutt, Wanda Huneycutt, David Jackson, Vicki Johnson, Mattie McCree, Lucy Seick, Whitney Shefte, Holly Stairs, People of Ukraine.       

If you know that one of the folks listed above can now be removed from the Prayer Concerns please send a message to or call or text 704-906-4390 (Nancy L. Burleson) to advise. Thank you!

Hope you are having a great summer!
Please stay safe,

Nancy L. Burleson
Communication Coordinator