November 2022 Pine Grove Happenings

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…

Tuesday, November 1        6:30 pm United Methodist Women Meeting

Sunday, November 6  –  Daylight Saving Time ends (Fall back)
 Mission Sunday
                                               10:00 am Sunday School
                                               11:00 am Worship Service

Monday, November 7            6:30 pm Choir Practice

Tuesday, November 8          Election Day

Friday, November 11            Veterans Day

Sunday, November 13         10:00 am Sunday School
                                               11:00 am Worship Service
Monday, November 14          6:30 pm Choir Practice

Thursday, November 17        6:00 pm United Methodist Men Meeting

Sunday, November 20           10:00 am Sunday School
                                                 11:00 am Worship Service

Monday, November 21           6:30 pm Choir Practice

Thursday, November 24Thanksgiving Day

Sunday, November 27            10:00 am Sunday School
                                                  11:00 am Worship Service
4:00 pm Community Thanksgiving/Advent Worship at Salem UMC

Monday, November 28            6:30 pm Choir Practice

Tuesday, November 29           6:00 pm Community Inn Meal (Sam Lambert is lead)

A Special “Thank You!” goes out to all the volunteers who helped with the many October happenings at Pine Grove UMC.  The happenings included: 10/6 -The Second Harvest Food Truck, 10/15 – The David Hinson Memorial Endowment Fundraiser, 10/21 – WSHS Football Team Meal, 10/25 – The Community Inn Meal, 10/29 – The Community Breakfast, and 10/30 – Trunk or Treat with Hot Dog Supper.
It took a lot of people working together to accomplish all this! Thank YOU!

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– There you can see the monthly Pastor’s Heart and Monthly and Weekly Happening Newsletters as well as the calendar and pictures of some of our recent events.  Please take a moment and check it out at:


SCCM Monthly Need for November
Peanut Butter and Jelly

Financial Update for September:

General Fund Contributions $8,709.00
General Fund Expenses  $11,700.03
General Missions Contributions $90.00
General Missions Expenses $405.78       

General Fund Contributions $70,990.12
General Fund Expenses  $78,818.93
General Missions Contributions $7,580.00
General Missions Expenses $8,117.61
Cemetery Contributions $300.00
Cemetery Expenses   $200.00
Major Expense Reserve Contributions$23,953.43
Major Expense Reserve Expenses $8,139.10
Youth Event Contributions $1,099.93
Youth Event Expenses  $585.50
Building Fund Contributions $1,150.00
Parsonage Fund Contributions $900.00       
Total Contributions YTD  $105,973.48
Total Expenses YTD   $95,861.14       


Tabulator’s for November………Kathy Odell and Robin Hearne


Pine Grove family:
Donnie Bowers
Melody Bowers
Kent Bunting
Trudy Bunting
Oleamer Burleson
Jackie Hartman
Family of Claudine Hinson
Debbie Stiller
Luke Tucker

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

Extended family:
Bailey Baker – Michele Baucom’s son
Terri Bennet – Kathy Odell’s cousin
Kim Burleson – Oleamer’s son
James Calloway – Kelly’s Uncle
Jonathan Hartman – Pastor Ron’s son
Brenda Hill – Christie’s mother

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, Charleen Lisk, Mattie McCree, Rachel Nance, Phyllis Pegram, Clyde Ridenhour, Lucy Seick, Whitney Shefte, Holly Stairs, People of Ukraine.

If you know that one or more of the people 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 enjoying the Fall colors and cooler weather!

Please stay safe,

Nancy L. Burleson
Communication Coordinator