In-person worship at 11am on Sundays with Rev. Laura Stratton, Pastor
Due to the substantial spread of Covid in our area, we encourage everyone, even vaccinated individuals, to wear masks in worship.
Lunch following worship will be provided:

Fried chicken, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, brownie or chocolate chip cookies
Responding to the Humanitarian Crises in Haiti
You may make your UMCOR donation for Haiti Relief through the SUMC offering plate until next Sunday, September 12th.
Please note UMCOR on your check or envelope
Upcoming Calendar Items:
Sunday, September 5th at 11am: Faithful Praise will lead us in worship
Each Wednesday from September 1st - October 6th from 10-11:30am: Simon Peter Bible study will be held in the fellowship hall
Saturday, September 25th from 2:30-5:30: B.L.A.S.T. Event ~ Fall Festival (see details below)
Monday, October 4th from 7-9pm: Cluster Charge Conference, includes SUMC and Mt. Zion, at Palmyra UMC ~ 258 Palmyra Way.
Sunday, October 10th at 11am: SUMC Homecoming
Every Thursday from 10-2: Skippers Senior Club meets in the SUMC fellowship hall.
All seniors are welcome!
Prayers & Praise of the People
Week of August 29th
  • The Hamner's friend, Mary Yager, is scheduled to have surgery for thyroid cancer this Thurs., Sept. 2nd at UVa Hospital. 
  • Praise that Diane Pullaro's cousin is home from Afghanistan!
  • The family and friends of Staci's cousin, Todd, who died
  • Nancy Schlichting's friend, Patty, who is under hospice care and at the end of her
life
  • Joyce Jarratt's son, who is doing better from his Covid infection, and also his girlfriend and her father. The father is in the ICU.
  • Rev. Laura's grandmother who is on comfort care
  • Rev. Laura's nephew, Locklan, who has facial paralysis from Lyme disease
  • The family and friends of the service people killed in Afghanistan
  • The situation in Afghanistan
  • All affected by Hurricane Ida
Week of August 22nd
  • Wayne Hall, a friend of the Hamners, who had a stroke. He is being moved to a rehab facility in the next day or so. 
  • Chelsey Lundgren's friend, Kimberly, who has a second brain scan on Sept. 22nd
  • Randy Haney's son, Brooks and his fiancée, who both tested positive for Covid
  • Jack Emilut, who is back in the hospital and not doing well
  • Those affected by all of the flooding
  • The family and friends of Edna Davis who died
Week of August 15th
  • Ruther Jackson and family as they mourn the loss of her mother Dixie on Weds
  • Joy that Philip and Emma Herndon had a baby girl - Georgia Kate
  • Bev Baber and her family as they mourn the loss of her uncle, Malcom Butler
  • For the people of Haiti
  • For the people of Afghanistan
  • Lockland, Rev. Laura's nephew, who has Lyme disease
Week of August 8th
  • Joy for family visits
  • Diane Pullaro and her family as they mourn the death of her uncle and her aunt
  • The family and friends of Bob Srigley, who died
  • The family and friends of Blair Collins, who died 
  • Blair's mother who is in the hospital
  • Sandy's friend, Jim, who had a stroke
  • Sandy's friend's sister, Brenda, who broke her hip and had surgery
  • The Morris Family: joy that the baby is discharged from the hospital and continued prayers for the 18-year-old. Joy that he has sensation in his legs
Long Term Requests
  • John Smith & his mother Katie
  • Bev Butler, Ellen Pitts' brother
  • Joyce Jarratt
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
Prayerfully Consider Volunteering at our B.L.A.S.T.
Fall Festival
An updated list of jobs available is below.
There are many components to this event so we are hoping many of you will be able to come and help on the day of the event. Here are some of the areas where we need help.
*  Set up (12:30pm – 2:30pm)
 *  Clean Up (5:30pm – finished)
 *  Parking (set up signs to designate parking & monitor the parking area when crowded)
 *  1 Arts and Crafts leader still needed
 *  Help kids with jar pumpkin painting
 *  Collect estimates on the weight of the pumpkin
 *  Lead games
 *  Ring toss
 *  Scavenger hunt
 * Needle in haystack search (kids search for prizes)
 *  Pumpkin knock down (throw a ball at a target)
 *  Corn hole
 *  Donate cakes, pies, brownies, cookies, etc. for the cake walk
If you would like to help, please email Chelsey Lundgren.
We are really excited for this event and hoping it will be a big success!
Mark Your Calendars Now!

Scottsville UMC's

HOMECOMING

Sunday, October 10th

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Blessings, Staci
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