Luke 12:15b,32-34:  " does not consist in an abundance of possessions. . . .32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”   

Reminder for this week:
  It's not what we have that matters, so much as what we do with what we have.  How can we use our stuff to make space for Jesus in our lives and live into the Kingdom God has given to us?
We will be serving a meal to the homeless at Open Doors on Friday March 12. 
If you would like to help contact Jan Rhodes (540-578-3803)

After worship on Sunday we'll be delivering some goodies to some of our shut-ins.  If you would like to help with deliveries stay after worship. 

Council met this week and decided we would begin to offer In-person worship again on Sunday  March 21st.  We will continue to offer Drive-In and Online worship as well.  Please make the best decision for your health as to how you will worship with the Body of Christ each Sunday.  (Scroll down to see our worship services during Holy Week)

COVID Vaccination Help
There are several places doing COVID vaccines recently.  We know some folks may need assistance getting signed up online or need a ride to get a vaccine. If that's you or someone you know in the church or community  Brian and Laura Lipinski have volunteered to try to help you.  You can contact them at 540-828-6820.

We received notice that Dayton Days is being scheduled for Saturday, October 2.  We have until April 30 to confirm our intent.  This is a huge undertaking and lots of help is needed.
Please give Jan Rhodes (540-578-3803) your feedback on whether or not we should participate.     

This week we'll be focusing on the "Why's" of Unanswered prayers.  Come bring your thoughts, questions, and experience as we have some discussion.   Thursday @ 6:30pm  on Zoom (over the phone or online).
If you need a walkthrough of how to join the call contact Pastor Sarah! 
Join with this Zoom Link:
or   Dial this Number:  1-301-715-8592
When prompted enter  Meeting ID:  876 3259 8417
Each Lent we ask folks to collect their loose change to give to the Society of St. Andrew which works to fight hunger. You can pick up boxes at Drive-In Worship, in the church narthex, or contact Pastor Sarah to get a box. You can also collect donations in your own container to turn in at the end of Lent.   We also have Lenten Devotionals from SoSA  available at the church building.
Don't Forget the Building Fund
in Your Giving
      When our Council met recently we discussed our budget and are able to give praise to God that financially our church is doing well.  This is due in large part to many of you who have continued to give faithfully to the ministry of our church.  Your giving has enabled us to support our church staff, to adapt to our new circumstances,  to keep doing God's work (both locally and through the denominational groups supported by our apportionments like UMCOR which does disaster relief), and will help us plan for future ministry!  
       We would also ask that in your giving you remember the Building Fund.  We have a wonderful facility which our trustees and council continue to work hard to care for. And one day soon we hope to give our building some more use than it's been getting!    In the meantime, we have some larger projects coming up for repair and upkeep of the facility that will not be cheap  (first coming up on our list will be to repair the ceiling in the sanctuary where the popcorn ceiling is falling down).  If you're able to give a little to the Building Fund it would greatly help with these upcoming projects.   Just put "Building Fund" in the memo line on your check OR select "Building Fund" in the drop down menu when you give online (Click Here to Give Online).   
If you have any questions  please contact Pastor Sarah (540-209-7409) or Council Chair Grant Martin (540-560-4166)

Prayer Requests

We join our hearts in prayer for our world, for our church, for one another. You're invited to be in prayer for the ministry we share at Clover Hill as we continue to find new ways to reach out in God's love. 

  • Penny Nesselrodt (Kathy Grim’s mother had a fall last week)
  • Fae Layman
  • Bill Gangwer
  • the Miller’s
  • Andy Moyers
  • John Raimer (NC Mission contact battling prostate cancer)
  • Sandy Rohrer
  • Robert Riggleman
  • Zach Simmons
  • Hester and Chester Williams
  • Peggy Wimer
  • Prayers for our congregation. our nation, our local community.
Members of our Church in Nursing Homes
  • Frances Morris - at White Birch Communities (847 Oakwood Dr, Rockingham, VA 22801)
  • Lottie Ritchie - at Life Care Center (315 E Lee Hwy, New Market, VA 22844)
Note of Thanks
Ronnie Holsinger would like to thank everyone for their prayers, cards and words of encouragement as he recovers from back surgery.
Thanks Jacque for putting this together for us.  Click the blue link below to view the 2020 budget vs actuals in each of the categories.
2020 Budget Year End
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