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
Honor your loved ones when you place a beautiful Poinsettia in the Sanctuary for Christmas. The 2019 Poinsettia Order Form will be available starting Sunday, December 1, 2019. Please return this form to the church office or put in offering plate on or before Sunday, December 15. PAYMENT IS DUE AT THE TIME OF ORDER. Make checks payable to Amelon UMC, marked for “Poinsettia”.
Sample Order form below :
$7.50 – Poinsettia with foil on container
I (We) would like to place _______poinsettia(s) in the Sanctuary for Christmas. (Use more than one form if necessary.) PAYMENT IS DUE AT THE TIME OF ORDER. Make check payable to Amelon UMC, marked for “Poinsettia”.
In Memory of ___________________________________________________________________________________
In Honor of ____________________________________________________________________________________
Given by ______________________________________________________________________________________
Please return this form to the church office or put in offering plate on or before Sunday, December 15.
The names will be published in the bulletin on Sunday, December 22.
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.
Amelon SALSA: Spiritual And Life Skills Academy
-Music Classes (contemporary worship): Learn how to play the guitar and keyboard. Beginner level each Saturday morning at 10 a.m.
-The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth- Based on the book by John C. Maxwell- January 6, 20 and 27 at 7p.m. ($20. class fee- please call (434)929-3200 for more information)
Coming in February and March, Talk Saves Lives suicide prevention awareness class and CPR/First Aide training will be scheduled. More information to follow.
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
Free 4 Him continues as we strive to free up our resources for our ministries.
Us For Them Youth Campaign
The Youth are collecting personal hygiene, baby, kitchen ,household and food items for Park View Mission. This is a wonderful community service and they need our support, let’s fill their boxes and make a difference. A collection box is located in the narthex. As always, thank you for your support of our youth.
Sock Drive thru December 15, 2019
Sock drive for the senior center in Amherst sponsored by our Children’s Ministry. A collection box is in the narthex until Sunday, December 15, 2019. Don’t forget to pick up some socks when you are out shopping! As always, thank you for your support of our children.
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
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.
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.
December 12, 2019 and December 13, 2019 Christmas Caroling at the Nursing Homes
The United Methodist Women invite you to join them Christmas Caroling at Heritage Green December 12 at 2 p.m. and at Fairmont Crossing on December 13, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Come join the fun and make someone smile!
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
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.
December 22, 2019 Children’s Christmas Play, Christmas Hope, during the 10:53 a.m. worship service.
The Youth Group will meet on December 22, but not on December 29. Youth are preparing for mission trip in April to Washington, DC and may schedule a Chili Cook-off in January—more details to come soon.
December 29 will be the regular worship schedule with two worship services as well as After Church Congregational Meeting following the second service.
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