March 2023 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, Zoom and Facebook Live.

Ø   Scheduling Church Facilities: Please email Nancy L. Burleson at to reserve the Fellowship Hall or Sanctuary. Requests will need to be approved by Leadership Council and/or Pastor Ron. 
You can also check availability on the calendar 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…

Wednesday, March 1      12:00 pm Hymns of Hope – Richfield UMC*               
Lift High The Cross –
                                            Preacher: Rev. Cindy Furr

Sunday, March 5               Mission Sunday
                                            10:00 am Sunday School
                                            11:00 am Worship Service*
                                             6:30 pm Choir Practice

Tuesday, March 7              6:30 pm United Methodist Women (Room behind Sanctuary)
                                            7:00 pm Disaffiliation Committee Meeting (update 3/6- Churchwide meeting)

Wednesday, March 8       12:00 pm Hymns of Hope – Richfield UMC*
Trust & Obey –
                                    Preacher: Rev. David Cochran

Sunday, March 12              Daylight Savings Time Begins!
                                            10:00 am Sunday School
                                            11:00 am Worship Service
                                             6:30 pm Choir Practice

Wednesday, March 15     12:00 pm Hymns of Hope – Richfield UMC*
The Old Rugged Cross –
                               Preacher: Chaplain Joe McGugan 
Thursday, March 16             6:00 pm UMM Meeting  

Friday, March 17                  St. Patrick’s Day

Sunday, March 19                10:00 am Sunday School
                                               11:00 am Worship Service
6:30 pm Choir Practice

Wednesday, March 22 – 12:00 pm Hymns of Hope – Richfield UMC*
It Is Well –
                                         Preacher: Rev. Chris Mares

Sunday, March 26                 10:00 am Sunday School
                                                11:00 am Worship Service
                                                 6:30 pm Choir Practice

Tuesday, March 28               6:00 pm Community Inn Meal (Sam Lambert has Lead)

Wednesday, March 29      12:00 pm Hymns of Hope – Richfield UMC*                                                                        When I Survey The Wondrous Cross       
Preacher: Rev. Ron Hartman

*Hymns of Hope – Every Wednesday in March at Richfield UMC!
Tri-County Connection Invites you to Hymns of Hope, a lenten worship collaboration. 
Worship begins at noon. Lunch will immediately follow. Love offerings can be given to support the Gather Around the Table ministry. 
This will take place at Richfield UMC, 204 N. Main Street, Richfield, NC.  
Hymns of Hope Flyer

Daily Worship videos on Facebook- Monday through Friday:
Please join Pastor Ron for a few minutes of emotionally healthy spirituality 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 events.  Please take a moment and check it out at:


SCCM Needs for March (from SCCM Website)

Ketchup, Mayo, Mustard, Sugar (1 – 2 lb. bags), Canned Pineapple, Cake Mix, Brownie Mix, Icing, Pancake Mix, Syrup, Spam, Pasta Side Dishes, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Laundry Detergent -(small sizes), Shampoo, Cleaning Supplies, Oatmeal, Grits.


Tabulator’s for March………Nancy A. Burleson / Robin Hearne

                        + PRAYER CONCERNS +  

Pine Grove family:
Anita Ammerman
Bob Ammerman
Greg Ammerman
Donnie Bowers
Melody Bowers
Kent Bunting
Trudy Bunting
David Burleson
Oleamer Burleson
Cindy Dry
Jackie Hartman
Debbie Stiller
Dolan Tucker
Jo Tucker
Luke Tucker
Art Whitaker

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

Extended family:
Terri Bennet – Kathy Odell’s cousin
Kim Burleson – Oleamer’s son
Cheryl – Sam’s cousin
James Calloway – Kelly’s uncle
Travis Dry – Ron & Cindy’s son
Jonathan Hartman – Pastor Ron’s son
Larry & Judy Lambert – Sam’s parents
Ian Simmons – Gerald & Gail’s grandson
Rodney Tomberlin – Roddy’s Father
Micki Watkins – Nancy L. Burleson’s cousin  

Friends and Neighbors:
Family of Henry Anderson, Reggie Barringer, Vickie Barringer, John Broadway, Andria Brown, Trent Burleson, Graham Crosby, Family of Jerry Dwiggins, Family of Bob Dwiggins, Angela Frick, Chris Harleson, Jimmy Harris, Mandy Hill, Mary (IN), Ron Huneycutt, Wanda Huneycutt, David Jackson, Roger Lowder, Pastor Beverly Mauldin, Mattie McCree, Family of Glen Mullis, Rachel Nance, Debbie Poplin, Robin Reed, Wayne Rich, Lucy Seick, Tonya Wilhelm.

 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 (Nancy L. Burleson). 

Thank you!

Please stay safe,

Nancy L. Burleson

Communication Coordinator