I’m Back

Over the past couple of years things have changed quickly and drastically for our family. David and I are living with my parents after Dad’s stroke. I changed teaching positions, (still at West Wilkes Middle) and David is still burning the roads in his instrument laden van. My blog was one of the first things to […]

Pierce Family Reunion

On the first Sunday in May, the descendants of John Ennis Pierce meet at Arbor Grove for a meal, music and fellowship. This year the reunion was well attended with  quite a few young people. There was more food than twice that many could eat and everyone that wanted left with more than they took. […]

Fall Festival (October 31, 2015)

The 2015 Fall Festival was a blast. Children and adults enjoyed this traditional fall event. Trunk or Treat was set up on the road behind the Fellowship Hall. Cars, vans and pickups were all decorated and filled with goodies and prized. We lost count but there were over 100 children who passed through and got […]

The Pumpkin Run (October 26, 2015)

On October 26, Arbor Grove Youth (and young at heart adults) went to Ashe County to gather pumpkins for our upcoming Fall Festival. Following church services, we drove to West Jefferson and ate lunch at Village Inn Pizza. After huge salads and too many pieces of dessert pizza we drug ourselves to the pumpkin fields. For the past […]

United Methodist Men’s Sunday Service (October 11, 2015)

For many years the United Methodist Men have conducted the worship service on the 2nd Sunday in October. This year was no different. It was a musical extravaganza that blessed all who attended. For many years this service has been organized and arranged by Steve Faw.  Due to a struggle with cancer, Steve’s involvement was […]

Beans and Bluegrass (September 26, 2015)

  Beans and Bluegrass is an annual event sponsored by our UMYF. We provide a meal with all you can eat pinto beans, cornbread and all the trimmings and Bluegrass Music! There is no charge but donations are accepted to allow the UMYF to sponsor a needy family at Christmas. This year, music was provided […]

Welcome (click on the title to read the entire post)

The What’s Happening at Arbor Grove UMC Blog is finally up and running.  This blog was designed to allow me to share pictures and reflections about the  great things happening at Arbor Grove. For upcoming events please check the events tab.  As you check out the things that have transpired at the Arbor this fall take a […]