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220 Amelon Expressway,
P.O. Box739
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)


 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.

Vision Statement 

“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.”

You missed a Sermon or maybe you would just like to see it again!   Scroll all the way to the bottom of ANY page and click on the YOUTUBE  icon.  


Happenings at Amelon  

Amelon SALSA: Spiritual And Life Skills Academy   

A new ministry to promote both spiritual and life skills is coming to Amelon,
beginning in July with a 3 week class

Tuesdays from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in classroom #3 unless otherwise noted.

7 Habits of Highly Effective People – July 16, 23 and 30. There will be a fee for the cost of the workbook.)

Connected: How to Use Social Media Effectively – August 20 and 27.

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
office@amelonumc.com  if you have questions or suggestions. This is an outreach ministry of Amelon UMC, and all are welcome.

just click-REGISTER NOW SALSA 2019 

June 26, 2019  Vision 30

Patrick Henry Family Services- Vision 30, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

July 10, 2019  Park View Mission

Amelon will serve at Park View Community Mission on Wednesday,  July 10, 2019.  If you’re coming to help, be at Park View at 4:45 p.m.  If you have any other questions you may contact:  Lynn Cunningham, Charles Foster or Mike Ogden.  See you there.

July 20, 2019, LOVE & GRACE TOUR Concert,  7-9 p.m.

by the Duncan L. Wood Band and Pastor Mark

August 25, 2019  Community Choral Music 7:00 p.m. at Amelon

September 2, 2019, Monday-Labor Day- Church Office will be closed

September 15, 2019  Recognition of 1st Responders   More info to come…

October-Preliminary plans for an October Fish Fry are in the works, more information to come.

October 27, 2019 Women’s Conference at Amelon.

This will be an exciting event so make your plans now to attend.  Doors will open at 4:00 p.m. and the conference will be from 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.  Ticket information to come.

November 2, 2019  Fall Baazar

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.  Mark your calendars now!

Park View Community Mission is in Need of Summer Servants
Are you looking for ways to stay busy during the summer?  Park View Mission has a job for you!  Many of our student volunteers from local colleges are home for the summer and the great work of sharing food with our neighbors continues.  Can you help distribute food on Thursday or Saturday morning?  Can you help stock?  Can you help pick up?  Can you take food in your car to a local school or recreation  center?  Can you drive a truck (no commercial license needed)?  Please contact Gordy Harper at  director@parkviewmission.org or go to the Park View web page to volunteer:
just click-VOLUNTEER NOW


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










If you’re searching for something to fill the emptiness in your heart or something to believe in you’re not alone. We’re on this journey together. Our hearts, our minds and our doors are open.

All people, regardless of race, ethnicity, economic status, national origin or sexual orientation are welcome to join us in worship and celebration of God’s love.

We invite you to come as you are and connect with old friends, make some new friends and together we will experience the word of God, the love of Jesus and the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.  

If you choose, you may identify yourself as a guest to an usher or fill out the guest form in the Bulletin.  Just don’t leave without picking up a wonderful gift bag that our UMW have put together for you. 

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.












“To Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World.”


Children’s Programs

We provide fun programs to help our children grow in faith and learn of God’s love, these include programs such as Vacation Bible School, seasonal parties and more.

Our scheduled events are:

Sunday School for all ages (9:45 am)
Children’s Church (11am)


All children and youth programs at Amelon follow Safe Sanctuaries policies to ensure the safety of our children.  

Youth Programs


Amelon UMC provides youth programs for 6th through 12th grade.

“Always Something Going On!”  Come and be a part of what God’s doing here at Amelon!  

We strive to teach our youth about God’s love, acceptance, and expectations as a Christian. We help our youth find his or her own identity in Christ and learn how to truly rely on God through all of life’s challenges. Our goal is to equip our youth to go out into the world and live a Christ-like life and to be an example in all that they say and do.

We welcome all youth to join us Sunday evenings from 6:00-7:30 for a time of fellowship, games, food, and growth.

Great job guys, we are so proud of you!

30 hour famine / lockin  2019
Once again, you make us all so proud!
The future is in good hands!

***Check back often for a list of events.***


All children and youth programs at Amelon follow Safe Sanctuaries policies to ensure the safety of our children.  

Our Team

Rev. Dr. Mark A. Tinsley  (Pastor Mark and his lovely wife Beth)      

marktinsley@vaumc.org  phone: (434)851-2355

Pastor Mark’s blog can be found at www.inquiry4today.com or the link at the bottom of any page.

Mary McCarthy


phone: (434)929-3200

Herb Chamberlain


Tyago Franca 

Caroll Stinnette and Keith Teegarden with his lovely wife Sue

Louise Clarke

Jeff & Lisa Laub 

Jean-Pierre Leroy


Nursery Staff
Destiny Swift and Ashlyn Moss
along with many weekly volunteers


TLC DIRECTOR/before and after school program
Teresa Loving


“To Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World.”