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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Sharing Opportunity, Cheer Food Baskets:
There are so many ways to help with this project, thank you in advance for however you are able to contribute and we ask for continued prayer for all. We will begin collecting food items in November, targeting select items.
On November 4th and 11th we are asking for peanut butter and jelly.
On November 18 we are asking for breakfast foods, remember these need to be non perishable.
November 25th we will collect Thanksgiving items such as cranberry sauce, dressing, gravy mix, cake mix and frosting.
Finally, December 2-16 we will collect any non perishable foods. More information below.
Happenings at Amelon
Family Christmas Night:
Saturday, December 1, 2018 – 5:30 p.m. potluck dinner, wreath making and a movie Sponsored by our Youth. Come out and support these great young people, they are our future!
December 4, 2018 -10:30 a.m. Meet at Fairmont Crossing for Caroling with the residents. Come out and join us everyone!
Photography sessions for our New Pictorial Directory are as follows:
December 6 from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
December 7 from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
December 8 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Members must schedule their photography appointment in advance. You may sign up at church on Sunday or you may click on the link and sign up now. Let’s ALL be a part of the New Directory! Thanks!
AUMYouth “Deck the Heels” 5K run:
Get your running shoes on! December 8, 2018 at “Deck the Heels” 5K run 5:00-8:00 p.m. Altavista VA.
AUMC Children’s Christmas Program:
December 9, 2018 during the 10:53 worship service our children will share their Christmas Program with us. Make sure you’re here for this special performance. Wonderful memories are made that children carry with them for a lifetime. Our Children’s Ministry is a dedicated group who want only the best for our kids, come out and support them.
An Evening of Christmas Music:
We will again present An Evening of Christmas Music on December 9th at 7:00 p.m. As in the past, anyone who would like to participate in this is welcome to join us. The music must be Christmas related. In the past, we’ve also had a reading or two. December is such a busy month with all the demands of preparing for the season. It can be comforting to take an hour to listen and enjoy music which can evoke memories of the past. It’s good to put the birth of Christ into its proper perspective and take a moment to reflect on what it all means. Mark December 9th on your calendar and enjoy the music of Christmas. If you are interested in participating, please contact Herb Chamberlain (434-384-6036) or Mary ( 929-3200) to get on the performance schedule.
December 10, 2018 -10:30 a.m. Meet at Heritage Green for Caroling with the residents. Come out and join us everyone!
Salvation Army Bell Ringing:
December 13, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. AUMC Youth will ring the Salvation Army Bell at Walmart
TLC Christmas Program:
Our TLC Pre-School will have their Christmas Program on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come out, support TLC as we share in the joy and innocence of childhood.
Salvation Army Bell Ringers:
December 10-14 (Monday- Friday) 10 A.M.-8 P.M. Amelon will participate in The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign.
Contact Charles Foster and sign up now to ring the bell.
Christmas Cantata: The Glory of Christmas
December 16, 2018 – 11:00 a.m. (one worship service only) Make plans to be a part of this special worship service when our choir will bring us the musical celebration of the birth of our Savior. Christmas is a busy time for all, just don’t forget to take the time to celebrate Jesus, the reason for the Christmas season.
December 16, 2018 -Youth bake sale following the 11:00 a.m. worship service. Make your life a little easier and pick up some extra goodies for the holidays and support our youth. Win/win!
December 17, 2018 -10:30 a.m. Meet at Heritage Green for Caroling with the residents. Come out and join us everyone!
Christmas Cheer Baskets:
Friday December 21 we will sort the food and Saturday, December 22 the boxes will be packed and delivered. We will begin at 9:00 a.m. both days. If you have a family to submit, please contact Mike Ogden by December 9th (190 boxes delivered last year). This is a wonderful project to be involved in, God’s children helping God’s children, win/win. Plan to join this community project. If you have questions contact Mike Ogden or Charles Foster.
Christmas Eve Service:
Our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held December 24, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Come out on this silent night and celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus.
Saturday, February 16 Additional Information TBA. Make sure you mark this on your calendar. Always great entertainment and a wonderful meal.
The Upper Room and Our Daily Bread devotional booklets are available in the narthex.
Just pray, God hears you.
“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