Sheffield/Calahaln: Center F.D. holding gun raffle

Published 11:52 am Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to the following: Linda Dyson on Oct. 23; Martha Smith and Vicki Groce on Oct. 26; Christy Gunter and Ethan Keller on Oct. 27; Camden Dyson on Oct. 28; and Allen French on Oct. 29. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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

Ijames Baptist Church will hold outside worship services each Sunday morning at 10 during October. In the event of rain, services will be drive in. The pastor is Robert Jackson.

Liberty Wesleyan Church is holding worship services 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. The church is at 2106 Sheffield Road, Harmony. It is also holding a pumpkin carving/decorating contest. Send a photo of your decorated pumpkin to by Oct. 31.  There will be a first, second and third prize awarded.

The Rev. Keith Ledford and Community Covenant Church, l1446 Sheffield Road, invites you to join them for worship service each Sunday morning at 10:45.

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. See any member of the department or stop by the station at 2265 US 64 West, Mocksville, on Thursday evenings at 7.

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.

On Wednesday Oct. 28, New Union’s Kid’s Power will have a movie at 6 pm.  Everyone is invited for the showing of the movie “Hotel Transylvania”.

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

New Union will not have church services this Sunday, but will continue on Nov. 1.

October is Pastor Appreciation Month and celebrates the contributions of priests, pastors, reverends and ministers in the U.S.  In our community, I’d like to thank the following pastors:  Keith Ledford with Community Covenant Church; Robert Jackson with Ijames Baptist Church; Jesse Teal with New Union UMC; Rob Garrison with Liberty Wesleyan Church; and Carroll Jordan with Calahaln Friendship Baptist Church.

Several people have contacted me about the new food establishments in the Sheffield and Harmony area.  They’ve asked for addresses and daily specials.  I’m unable to list the daily specials because they may change each week, but if any of you don’t have access to the internet and want this information, please feel free to call me. Sharpe’s Catering and Homemade Meals, owned by Amanda Sharpe is at 107 Grose St.; Gunter’s Country Store is at 2328 Sandy Springs Road; and Gunter’s Wing Shack is at 555 Memorial Highway. Both of the Gunter establishments are owned by Tina Gunter and Devon Parks. Everyone seems to be real excited that there are restaurants in this area, and especially since many are unable to travel far during the pandemic.

Wesley Chapel UMC is selling TerriLynn pecans, cashews, black walnuts, and more. To place an order, contact Kathy Ellis at 336-830-5123 or 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 family of Jerry Ratledge.

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