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:
Every Thursday from 10-2: Skippers Senior Club meets in the SUMC fellowship hall.
All seniors are welcome!
Wednesdays beginning December 1st - 22nd from 10-11:30 in the fellowship hall -Advent Bible Study titled The Light of the World.
Saturday, December 4th from 11am-8pm - B.L.A.S.T. Event - Walk to the Nativity & Scottsville Holiday Event
SUMC Christmas Outreach Project:
Calling All Bakers from Mt. Zion & SUMC
cookies are still needed
December 4th, the B.L. A.S.T. event, A Walk to the Nativity, will be from 11 a.m. to 1:00 and we are also participating in the Scottsville Holiday Event.
We need your help providing cookies and serving hot chocolate on the front lawn
from 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Hot chocolate will be provided) Please bring 2 dozen or more cookies, 2 per ziploc bag to be served with hot chocolate. 
Prayers & Praise of the People
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
The Week of November 14th
  • Praise for Bill and Ellen Pitts' 50th wedding anniversary!
  •  Praise that Ruby Willis sends her love and is doing well!
  • Ellen Pitts, as she begins her radiation treatments
  • Ginny's sister's boyfriend, Jim, who has lesions on his liver and a mass on his colon and will be having surgery
  • Bob's friend, Charlie, who is having health issues
  • Ruby Willis, as she mourns the death of her son, Smitty, and also Smitty's wife, Marie, who is Tillie's friend
  • Jerrell Penn, 26-yr-old in the hospital with cirrhosis of the liver
The Week of November 7th
  • The family and friends of Connie's friend, Doug, who died from Covid
  • Safe travels for Jenni Tapscott, Jack & Ann's daughter, and her family as they travel to Florida
  • Tom Beddingfield, Hope Beyond the Bars participant, who was diagnosed with colon cancer and who has a grim prognosis
  • Jean Shepard, friend of Sharon Wormser, her husband died suddenly after a stroke/fall.
The Week of October 31st
  • Praise for the healing of Martha's niece, nephews, and great-nephew!
  • The Fishers, who are not feeling well
  • Sherando UMC, as they grieve the loss of their church building in a fire
  • The people of Yemen and for leaders to allow food and supplies to get to those who need it
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
It's not too late to order
Christmas Cards from Hope Beyond the Bars
for every $10 donated ~ Choose 7 card designs

We still have a few 2022 Calendars
available for pick-up in the Narthex
Please make a $24 donation for each calendar.
Proceeds will allow each artist to receive $1.50 and provide a bi-weekly devotion for 10 inmates.
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Blessings, Staci
SUMC Monthly Administrative Council Meeting minutes will now be made available through our weekly newsletter. Click the link at the bottom to read or print a PDF copy
of the most recent minutes available.