220 Amelon Expressway,
Madison Heights, VA 24572
Sunday 9:00 A.M. Contemporary Worship
Sunday 9:45 A.M. Sunday School
Sunday 10:53 A.M. Traditional Worship
Sunday 11:00 A.M. Children’s Church
Sunday 6:00 P.M. Youth Group
Welcome to Amelon United Methodist Church.
Rev. Dr. Mark Tinsley (Pastor Mark)
TEACH- SERVE- LOVE
Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”-Matthew 22:37-40
Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors.
“To Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World.”
Mission of Amelon UMC
“To be a welcoming congregation committed To OBEYING and SERVING our Lord Jesus Christ, EQUIPPING Christians to do His work and SPREADING His Gospel.”
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Happenings at Amelon
The NEW Coffee Station is doing well!
Don’t forget to stop by the NEW Coffee Station located in one of the courtyards ! Coffee, Tea and fellowship now available between services. Get a cup, sit and visit with friends, spend quiet time with God or take it to a Sunday School class with you. What better way to start your Sunday morning.
Starting in July: SALSA
Amelon SALSA: Spiritual And Life Skills Academy
-Music Classes (contemporary worship): Learn how to play the guitar and keyboard. Must attend first class. Beginner level. Classes began in September and continue on October 12, 19, and 26.
-Into the Bible: How to Interpret God’s Word – November 5, 12, & 19, 7-8p.m. in Classroom #3. Basic principles of biblical interpretation to make your Bible come alive!
-The Church Year – December 3, 7 p.m. Learn the basics of the church calendar and why it is important.
Make plans to attend and invite your neighbors! Typical classes will be one evening each week, lasting 2 or 3 weeks. You can register NOW on the website below or registration forms will be also be available in the church narthex. Please sign up by the Sunday before classes begin.
Upcoming classes anticipated are: Basic Home Repair, Baking, How to Study Your Bible, Maintaining Your Auto, Personal Budget Planning, Lawn Care, and more. Contact the church office at 434-929-3200 or
firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or suggestions. This is an outreach ministry of Amelon UMC, and all are welcome.
just click-REGISTER NOW SALSA 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 7-9 p.m. The Quest for Love Concert Tour continues-
The Duncan L. Wood Band Quest for Love Tour
The QUEST for LOVE Concert Tour kicked off at Amelon United Methodist Church on July 20, 2019, and followed up on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Grace Baptist Church in Madison Heights. The guys took a short break and now they are back for a new show (with new music) on October 19, 2019 at Amelon United Methodist Church. Mark your calendar and get ready for a great evening.
Duncan L. Wood
Duncan is an accomplished multi-style guitarist, educator, performer and singer-songwriter. To learn more about this accomplished musician,
click here DuncanLWood.com.
October 26, 2019- Annual Halloween Candy Hunt, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Hunt will be at 7 p.m.)
October 27, 2019 -Women’s Conference at Amelon.
Amelon’s United Methodist Women are hosting an Aspire Event for Women. The event is one night-3 hours just for Women. It will be an evening full of laughter, learning, stories and music. The event will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2019. The cost of the event is $25 for General Admission and $35 VIP tickets ( early entry for a Question and Answer session with the speakers). You may purchase a ticket from Judy Dudley or by calling 480-812-1100, or online at: ASPIREWOMENSEVENTS.COM. Doors open at 4:00 PM for VIP Admission, 4:30 PM for General Admission and the event begins at 5:00 p.m and will end at 7:45 PM.
It will be a fun evening and hopefully a lot of our family, friends, and neighbors will join us for this wonderful time of worship and fellowship. Please let your family and friends know about this event.
We are looking forward to seeing you on October 27th for an enjoyable evening.
This will be an exciting event so make your plans now to attend.
Monday, October 28- Charge Conference 7:45- 8:45 p.m.
November 2, 2019- Fall Bazaar- 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Yes, it’s that time of the year again! Time for our Annual Fall Bazaar. The United Methodist Women are working hard getting things ready for the “Big Weekend” it’s sure to be a wonderful time for all. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Preorder stew at $10/qt. by calling the church office. Mark your calendars now!
November 6 at 6 p.m. – Wednesday Night Fellowship Dinner -Please call the church office to make reservations.
November 10, 2019 We will officially start collecting for the Annual Christmas Food Boxes
It is hard to believe that it is time to start planning for our annual community food box program. This year, we will separate food on December 20th, pack and deliver on December 21. If you would like to help or know of someone that can use a food box, contact Charles Foster, Hunter Nash or Mike Ogden.
Last year we had great success by designating Sundays for collecting specific foods for the boxes.
Nov. 10 – Peanut butter & jelly
Nov. 17 – Peanut butter & jelly
Nov. 24 – Thanksgiving type food: pie filling, dressing, cranberries, etc.
Dec. 1 – Breakfast foods – cereal, oatmeal, pancake mix, etc.
Dec. 8 – Soup, canned fruit
Dec. 15 – Canned meat
Please feel free to start bringing food earlier if you would like. Last year we provided food for over 190 families. We are sure the need will be great again this year. As always, thank you for your support.
Saturday, November 23, 2019 Amelon’s Got Talent from 7-9 p.m.
It’s time to be thinking about the talents God has given you, be thankful and get ready to share them. Some ideas for sharing could be art, sculpture, crafts, music, dance, magic and more. Please sign up using the form available in the narthex or by calling the church office.
Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, Sunday, November 24 following 10:53 worship.
*(No early service.)*
Salvation Army Bell Ringing, December 9, 10, 12, 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Madison Heights Walmart. Sign up now.
Again this Christmas season we will participate in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle project. This year we are scheduled to ring the bell December 9th & 10th (Monday & Tuesday) and December 12th & 13th (Thursday & Friday) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Madison Heights Walmart
Market entrance. The schedule is divided into two-hour shifts. You are welcome to share or split a shift with a friend. If you would like to help with this project, please contact Charles Foster.
Sunday morning, December 15th, we will once again celebrate that blessed event with our Christmas cantata, “A Child, A King.”
*(No early service)*
December 19th at 5:30 p.m. TLC Christmas Music Program, (tentative date)
Christmas Cheer Baskets, Friday-Saturday, December 20 & 21.
This year, we will separate food on December 20th, pack and deliver on December 21. If you would like to help or know of someone that can use a food box, contact Charles Foster, Hunter Nash or Mike Ogden. As always, thank you for your support.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Service, Tuesday, December 24 at 7:00 p.m.
The Upper Room and Our Daily Bread devotional booklets are available in the narthex.
Just pray, it is the most important thing you will do today, God hears you.
Pray for God to continue to surround us with His love and teach us to love one another.
Pray for our ministry here at Amelon, our pastor and his family.
Pray for our community and ways we can make a real difference.
Pray for our world.
Pray for the weekly and ongoing health concerns.
Pray for our military and their families selfless commitment to our freedom.
And in all things, Pray for the Peace that passes all understanding and only comes from God.
“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances ; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18