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South Hill United Methodist Church

Day of Prayer

Saturday is set aside as a day of prayer. What better way to start a conference that deals with such complex human issues. The delegates are learning about ministries and churches across the global connection. Prayers are being offered for each of them. Pray with them. Pray for all present to be open to God’s…
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First reflection

As I sit in worship during the United Methodist Communicator’s Conference ahead of General Conference, I am reminded of our human tendency to fear. This is why God continually reminds God’s people to not fear. I am also reminded about the struggles the church has throughout its life. The church has a history of difficult…
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Pre Reflection 2019

“To what will I compare the people of this generation?” Jesus asked. “What are they like? They are like children sitting in the marketplace calling out to each other, ‘We played the flute for you and you didn’t dance. We sang a funeral song and you didn’t cry.’ John the Baptist came neither eating bread…
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Lent 2019

Our Southside Clergy Association Lenten services are coming up! Come celebrate Lent together with a service at noon, followed by a light lunch. We are usually done within an hour so you can come join us during your work lunch break! March 6 (Ash Wednesday): South Hill United Methodist Church March 13: Trinity Episcopal Church,…
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Love

13 If I speak in tongues of human beings and of angels but I don’t have love, I’m a clanging gong or a clashing cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and I know all the mysteries and everything else, and if I have such complete faith that I can move mountains but…
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LTN B2S

DNOW Kickoff

Disciple Now (DNOW) Extreme is a “high-energy weekend designed for students to evangelize the lost and encourage the saved in their faith.” (https://www.lightthenight.net/projects/) The Kickoff Event is a Rally that will include information, music, and snacks. The event this year will be held at SHUMC in the Sanctuary with snacks following in the social hall.…
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BBQ Dinner

Mark your calendar!Saturday, February 9, 2019, from 5-7pm in the South Hill United Methodist fellowship hall. What’s the first thing you think of when you think of Valentine’s Day? Hearts, maybe? The Forever In Our Hearts Youth BBQ Dinner Fundraiser is an event that will benefit the American Heart Association and our Youth Group fund…
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Fusion 2019

FUSION ‘19 UMC YOUTH RETREAT Fusion19 will be held February 15-17, 2019. This year’s retreat will be held at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake near Wirtz, Virginia. The theme for this year’s retreat is Stories. Leaders will be local youth, Virginia Tech Wesley Students, and Reverend Bret Gresham. For…
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Great Things

“In the depths of who I am I rejoice in God my savior. He has looked with favor on the low status of his servant. Look! From now on, everyone will consider me highly favored because the mighty one has done great things for me.”  Luke 1:47-49 Mary was honored and humbled to be the…
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Christmas Poinsettias 2018

The poinsettias are given to the glory of God And in loving memory of… Frances & Joseph Binford, Sr. by Bob Almond, Family Friend Joe Binford, Jr. by Bob Almond, Family Friend Michelle H. Bishop by Gavin L. Honeycutt B. D. Burnette by Dot Burnette & Family Mr. & Mrs. Harold Cox and Mr. &…
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