Sunday Bulletin Announcements


Announcements – Sunday, September 25, 2022 – The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Kingdomtide)

Visitors – We welcome you today to our worship service with open arms just as God has welcomed us. May our service bless you in special ways.

The Sunday worship service at Afton UMC is at 11:00 a.m. A live stream of the service can be accessed in real time via the Afton UMC Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/Afton-United-Methodist-Church-Ophelia-VA-1778420169036572/videos/ OR at a later time, as the all the livestreamed worship services since March 15 are available on the Afton UMC Facebook page.

Please note: Masks for fully vaccinated people are no longer required.

Sermons are available on the Afton church website: www.aftonumc.org.

The Afton UMC offering for the week of September 12-18 was $1,605. There were 26 adults in worship on Sunday, September 18th and 9 adults in Sunday school. Thank you to all who are continuing to give either by placing your offering in the offering plate on Sunday morning or by sending offerings to the Northumberland Charge office at P.O. Box 579 Burgess VA  22432, ATTN: Afton Financial Secretary.

As of February 6th, the Afton Parking Lot Fund balance is $7,600.

The Northumberland Charge is open to visitors during regular office hours (Tuesday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.).

To donate to UMCOR for Ukraine, please go the following link https://umcmission.org/umcor/how-to-assist-the-ukrainian-people/

For more information on Ukraine, please visit the Virginia conference website section at https://vaumc.org/ukraine/

The Scripture reading for this Sunday, September 25th is 1 Timothy 6:6-19.

Calendar of Events – Sunday, September 25, 2022

Sunday, September 25 9:30 a.m. – Adult Sunday School at Afton UMC.

Monday, September 26 6:30 p.m. – Leadership Board meeting.

Tuesday, September 27 4:00 p.m.Northumberland Charge UMM dinner meeting at Los Portales in Callao for all men and their wives or significant others. This is Taco Tuesday when all tacos are $1.00.

Tuesday, September 27 6:00 p.m. – Bible study at Afton UMC.

Thursday, September 29 10:30 a.m. – Bible study at Fairfields UMC followed by Lunch with the Pastor.

Sunday, October 2 4:00 p.m. – Blessing of the Animals at Afton UMC.

Monday, October 3 7:00 p.m. – Three Rivers Called District Conference via Zoom. Please contact the Charge office if you would like the Zoom link.

Thursday, October 6 3:00 p.m. – Charge Trustees meeting at the Charge office.