In-person worship every Sunday with Rev. Laura Stratton, Pastor
9am at Mt. Zion UMC & 11am at Scottsville UMC
Due to the substantial spread of Covid in our area, we encourage everyone, even vaccinated individuals, to wear masks in worship.
Upcoming Calendar Items:
Sunday, December 19th: Christmas Caroling at 2pm
Tuesday, December 21st: Blue Christmas Service at Scottsville UMC at 7:00pm
Friday, December 24th: Christmas Eve Service at Scottsville UMC at 7:00pm
Every Thursday from 10-2: Skippers Senior Club meets in the SUMC fellowship hall.
All seniors are welcome!
Mt. Zion & SUMC will each be making a donation as a church to UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) to help in their work assisting the survivors of the recent tornadoes. 100% of the money donated goes toward helping survivors. If you want to donate to this, please make your check out to Mt. Zion UMC and write "UMCOR" on the memo line or if you are giving cash, please put "UMCOR" on the outside of your envelope. Thank you!
Prayers & Praise of the People
The Week of December 12th
·        Praise that Ann Hamner's procedure went well
·        Praise that Ginny's daughter's friend, Eric, is home from the hospital and continued prayers for his recovery
·        Praise that Philip Herndon and his family are healing from Covid and prayers for their continued recovery
·        Ruby Willis, who is home from the hospital. Prayers for her continued healing.
·        Connie's coworker, Angelina, whose cancer is very aggressive and who is undergoing aggressive treatments
·        Family and friends of Arbutus Thacker
·        Family and friends of Sen. Bob Dole
·        All affected by the tornadoes, especially those who mourn the death of loved ones, those who were injured, and those whose homes and businesses were destroyed
The Week of December 5th
·        Joy for the decorations of both sanctuaries!
·        Joy for the Walk to the Nativity and Scottsville festival activities! Big thank you to
everyone for their help and cookies!
·        Joy for Staci's mom’s birthday and for all December birthdays!
·        Jennie Tapscott, who has Covid
·        Jack Hamner who had several tests on Dec. 6th
·        Ann Hamner, who has a procedure on Dec. 13th
·        Ginny Haney's daughter's friend, Eric, who is in the ICU with Covid
·        Connie's coworker, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma 
·        the family and friends of Billy Cookenhour, who died
·        David and Rose's daughter-in-law, Emma, who has Covid
·        Bob Warring's friend, Chuck, who is battling cancer while still working
The Week of November 28th
·       Joyce Jarratt, who has vertigo
·       Connie's coworker, who has medical issues and is awaiting test results
·       Madelyn Critzer, as she mourns the death of Jane, her lifelong friend
·       Emma Schlichting, for travel mercies and a good end to her semester
·       Mary Curtis' sister-in-law, Anne Conrad, whose brother Tom died on Sunday
The Week of November 21st
  • Praise for the Senior Skippers group!
  • Velma Townsend, who had a knee replacement on Friday
  • John Pace's oldest son's father-in-law, Tom Briggs, who has Stage 4 liver cancer
  • Ginny's sister's boyfriend, Jim, who had surgery to remove the masses and who will probably start chemo soon. Joy that he feels better after the surgery and will get to be home for the holiday
Long Term Requests
  • John Smith & his mother Katie
  • Bev Butler, Ellen Pitts' brother
  • Joyce Jarratt
  • Tillie Adcock's Family
Our Shut-Ins
  • Margaret Hughes
  • Mary O'Connell
  • Ruby Willis
  • Agnes Johnson
Additional Requests
  • The healing of our nation, physically, socially & spiritually.
  • All afflicted by COVID-19
  • Hope Beyond the Bars prison ministry - volunteer & participant list below
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Blessings, Staci
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