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Happenings This Week

Sunday, March 1  
8:30 am Worship
9:45  am Sunday School
11:00  am Worship
12:30  pm  Family Ministries Lunch & Movie
6:30  pm Preschool Board Meeting

Monday, March 2
7:00  pm Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, March 3
Noon  UMM/UMW Luncheon & Meeting
8:00  pm Adult Volleyball

Wednesday, March 4
5:30  pm Dinner
6:15  pm Bible Study, UMKids & UM Youth
7:30  pm Choir

Thursday, March 5
8:30  am Fellowship Breakfast

Saturday, March 7
10:00  am  VBS Decorating Committee Meeting

Finance Committee rescheduled meeting will be on Tuesday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m.

UMW and UMM - 3rd Tuesday of each month at noon
For the next couple of months, we will have a pot luck lunch on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at noon in the Fellowship Hall with our respective meetings there after.  March’s event will be on March 17.
This has been requested by some, due to the potential weather in these winter months.

Family Movie - Sunday, March 1
Family Ministries Committee invites you to attend lunch and a family movie on Sunday, March 1 starting at 12:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
Holy Week Services:
Maundy Thursday Communion Service
4/2/15 – 7:00 p.m.,
Good Friday Service
4/3/15 – 7:00 p.m.,
Easter Sunrise Service –
4/5/15 – 7:00 a.m. followed by breakfast in the fellowship hall & Easter Sunday worship services at 8:30 & 11:00 a.m. Please pray about who God would have you invite to worship on Easter that is unchurched or dechurched.

Preschool Board - Sunday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m.

Trustees - Monday, March 2nd At 7:00 p.m.

Finance Committee will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Church Council  will meet on Sunday, March 22 at 5:00 p.m.

SPRC will meet on Thursday, March 12 at 6:00 p.m.

Lunch Buddies will meet at 11:50 a.m. on Friday, March 13th.

The Missions Committee will meet on Monday, March 16th at Panera Bread at Valley View Mall at 6:00 p.m.

VBS Decorating Team Volunteers-We will be meeting on Saturday March 7th from 10:00am to noon to start planning for our decorations. Please try to attend so that we can work together to make this year's VBS another success. If you have not signed up for this team please join us anyway. If you have any questions please contact Ginger Rose at 989-0704. Thank you!

Southview has applied for entry in the St. Patrick's Day parade, March 14 in downtown Roanoke. Lineup will start at 9 am, parade starts at 11 am. If interested in participating - helping decorate a float and/or walking in the parade, please contact Mendi Keatts.

Celebration Sunday of the Founding of S.U.M.C. will be held on Sunday, March 15th 2015. Rev. Jeff Wilson will be the guest preacher for this day where we as a congregation take time remember and celebrate the founding of     Southview which occurred on March 18th 1956. S.U.M.C. is 59 years old this year as a continuous worshiping and serving Christian community. A word of encouragement from Bishop Young Jin Cho will be read as well as others from former pastors of S.U.M.C. A covered dish meal will follow the 11:00 a.m. service. The entrée and drinks will be provided; the congregation is asked to bring (a) side dish(es) – vegetable, salad and/or dessert. For further information please contact Pastor David V. Ford.

Volunteers to Assist with Easter Egg Hunt & Members of the congregation to welcome and invite our neighbors in the community. Please contact Ginger Rose At 989-0704 or

Donations for 2015 Easter Egg Hunt are needed.  We are asking for plastic Easter Eggs and bags of candy or toys.  These items are being collected from February 8 through March 1.  This year’s event on Saturday, March 21, beginning at 10:00 a.m. will be open to the community as an outreach program and will be held at Countryside Park.  If you are willing to volunteer to help with the event in any way or have questions, please contact Ginger Rose at 989-0704.

Easter Egg time is rolling around quickly this year. UMW are asking for volunteers to make and put the orders together.  We will start making the eggs at 8am Friday, March 20 through Sunday, March 22 with any last preparations being made on Monday, March 23.  Please contact Alda Bower 992-4919, if you would like to be a part of this historical fundraiser. 

2015 Yard Sale Chicken BBQ and Bake Sale May 1st & 2nd 
Spring will be here before we know it—so, mark your calendar for May 1 & 2 for our Annual UMW’s Yard Sale, UMM’s Barbeque Chicken Dinner and Crusader’s Bake Sale. Start collecting your treasures that you want to donate.  More detailed information will be forthcoming as we get closer to the dates. We also need plenty of help, so please volunteer your time.  In the meantime, if you have any questions concerning the yard sale contact Vicki Akers 904-3558 or for the BBQ contact Gary Gibson, 761-9235 and for the bake sale contact Sandra Collins 362-1100. 

Fellowship Breakfast  
We will continue to meet for breakfast at K&W Cafeteria, Crossroads the first Thursday of each month.

sunday school
Worship is led by
Pastor, Reverend
David V. Ford
Sunday Service
Contemporary 8:30 am
Traditional 11:00 am
Sunday School 9:45 am

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Welcome to Southview United Methodist Church's website! We're so glad you stopped by and we warmly invite you to peruse this site. If you have any questions please fell free to contact us online via our Contact Us form or by calling the church office at 540.362.1767.

Whether you're looking for a new church home or looking for a great church to visit, you are always invited and welcome to join us for Sunday Worship. Worship services are led by our Pastor, Rev. David V. Ford and besides having great worship services we have many wonderful programs and ministries for all ages.

Southview United Methodist Church is a beautiful church filled with loving Christian people and it's a church with a rich heritage that we are all proud of too! For more information about Southview UMC and our beliefs please visit our About Us page.

We are located at 3539 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA. Visit our Maps and Directions page for directions to our church as well as getting street and satellite maps.

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