Pine Grove Happenings 8/15/2022

Sunday, August 14th Joys & Concerns:
Keith Burleson – Hinson Endowment Fund Scholarship recipient was Leah Burleson. She was recognized and received a $1000.00 Scholarship.  Congratulations Leah!
Michele Baucom – I was able to speak to my son Bailey this morning and he is hoping to be home during the holidays.
Michael – I’m just glad to be here in the house of the Lord and I’m glad my friend Jamika is with us!
Cindy Dry – I’m excited that Buddy and Monte, our friends and wonderful people, are here!  I’m also excited that our oldest daughter is here and she has two of her soon to be four children with her.

Pastor Ron – I would like to recognize the ones who have joined the Church Triumphant during the past year:  Betty Ruth Burleson; Margaret Carol Westbrook Burleson; Glen Dale Burleson; Max Hinson; Andrew Jacob Poplin

This Week:
Monday, August 15           6:30 pm Choir Practice

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

Saturday, August 20         11:00 am Chicken, Cross, & Bibles Mission Event! (Sam Lambert & Robin Hinson have lead)*

Coming Soon:
Sunday, August 21           10:00 am Sunday School
                                           11:00 am Worship Service***

Monday, August 22           6:30 pm Choir Practice

Tuesday, August 23          6:30 pm Council Meeting with DS at Friendship UMC
                                            (This meeting is to discuss disaffiliation)

Saturday, August 27         4:30 to 6:30 pm Back to School Bash!**

*Chicken,Cross, & Bibles Mission Event! on Saturday, August 20!
Put Saturday  August 20th on your calendar as the Kickoff for our CCB (Chicken, Crosses and Bibles) ministry. We need folks to help prepare a chicken dinner to be given out. We need people to come out and hand out crosses, Bibles and God’s love. 
Begin praying now for this new ministry. Begin to plan on helping and begin to think of new places we can take this dynamic ministry. God is at work! Come and Join in. Sam Lambert and Robin Hinson are on point for this experience so see the for questions.
Plan to meet at Pine Grove Aug. 20 at 8 am to prepare food for chicken, cross, and Bibles (CCB) give away with Gods Love.  We plan to be at the corner of Efird and Love Streets from 11:30- 2:30 with the Pine Grove trailer and volunteers to witness and give out (CCB) blessings.

**Back to School Bash on August 27
Join us for BACK TO SCHOOL BASH on Saturday, August 27th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at Pine Grove United Methodist Church!  All are welcome!
Bring the kids to a fun end of summer event! There will be an inflatable water slide, dunk tank, and hot dog supper!
Ages 5- 13 

***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).

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

Financial Update for August as of July 31, 2022

Month To Date    
 General Fund Contributions$8,927.00 
 General Fund Expenses$8,500.38 
 General Missions Contributions$45.00 
 General Missions Expenses$57.38 
Year To Date     
 General Fund Contributions$53,809.50 
 General Fund Expenses$59,467.07 
 General Missions Contributions$7,460.00 
 General Missions Expenses$7,641.74 
 Cemetery Expenses $200.00 
 Total Expenses $67,308.81 

General Fund contributions include $600.00 given for VBS and School Bash.
Please note that we still need donations of $114.02 to cover all that was spent on VBS in July.

Thank God for all of you and all you do!
Please stay safe!

Nancy L. Burleson
Communication Coordinator