Sheffield-Calahaln: Kids Power Hour kicks its way into new year

Published 10:39 am Thursday, October 8, 2020

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to the following: Wincie Reavis on Oct. 9; Amy Keaton on Oct. 10; Wanda Bailey on Oct. 13 and Michaelene Wirth on Oct. 15  Happy Anniversary to Noah and Ellie Drye who will celebrate Oct. 14. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please do not hesitate to contact me.

The Sheffield-Calahaln VFD meetings are held each Monday night at the station at 7.  If interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter, feel free to come to the meetings or see any member of the department.  We look forward to having more community involvement.

Liberty Wesleyan Church is holding worship service is each Sunday at 10 a.m. and Bible Study at 10 a.m. each Saturday. You can also hear the message each week on Facebook.  A drive-thru Trunk or Treat will be held Saturday, Oct. 17 from 5-8 p.m.  Rain date is October 24.  The church is at 2106 Sheffield Road, Harmony. They are also holding a pumpkin decorating contest. Send a picture of your decorated pumpkin to by Oct. 31. There will be a first, second and third prize awarded. Winners will be contacted.

Ijames Baptist Church will continue to hold outside worship services each Sunday morning at 9.  In the event of rain, services will be drive in with Pastor Robert Jackson.

Center VFD is doing a gun raffle fundraiser. first prize is a PSA AR-15 and Kimber 1911; second prize is a Beretta A300 Outlander Max 5 Camo; and third prize is a SCCY semi-auto 9mm pistol.  Tickets are a donation of $10. The drawings will be held Oct. 31 and you do not need to be present to win. Please see any member of the department or stop by the station at 2265 US 64 West on Thursday evenings at 7.

New Union UMC will continue to hold worship services each Sunday morning at 9 in the church parking lot. You can also view these services on Facebook live each week.

Kid’s Power Hour at New Union UMC is at 6:30 p.m. and the Youth Group will meet at 6 p.m. each Wednesday outside. Hope you can join us for an evening of fun, fellowship and learning more about Jesus through scripture, stories and song. New Union is at Sheffield and County Line roads.

Kid’s Power Hour at New Union held a back-to-school kickball party on Sunday.  Approximately 20 children came out for an afternoon of fun and fellowship.  Thanks to Alisa Allen for sharing the photos.

New Union UMC will have Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m in the church parking lot.

Gunter’s Wing Shack, near Sheffield Road and NC 901 is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  I was in there on Wednesday after they opened and it was a full house. As one of the patrons stated “it’s so good to have a place in our neighborhood and with great daily specials.”

Wesley Chapel UMC is selling TerriLynn pecans, cashews, black walnuts, and more.  To place an order or for more information, please contact Kathy Ellis at 336-830-5123 or you may contact me via my phone number, email or Facebook.  You can also order nuts from their website:

Prayer requests continue for Bryan Swain, Jean Reavis, Lori Dyson, Johnny Naylor, Dot Keller, Pat Moore, Deborah Nichols, Sylvia Ratledge Williams, Wellman Beck, Hazel Smoot, Tim Keller, Junior Dunn, Betty Dameron, Tammy Keller, Naomi Wooten, Jeff Potts, Charles England, Greta England, Lincoln Dyson, Chester Reeves, Hazel Frye, Yvonne Ijames, Bonnie Gunter, Ed Livengood, Ted Adams, Jane Tutterow, Betty Beck, Sue Gobble, Bob Ellis, Caren Morgan, Melissa Spry, Wade Reeves, Helen Bulla, Joann Renegar, Rowan Fay, Paul Beck, Greg Gobble, Betty Richardson, Fred Beck, Larry Dyson and Suzonne Stratton.  Our sincere condolences to the James Barker family.

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