Sheffield-Calahaln: Trunk or treat Saturday at New Union

Published 9:41 am Thursday, October 29, 2020

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to the following: Leslie Rainey, Mallon Cheeks, Carla Dyson and Doris Dyson on Nov. 1; Mary Lou Teague on Nov. 3; Jody Blackwelder on Nov. 4 and Jecca Atkins on Nov. 5. Happy anniversary to Michael and Gina Swisher who will celebrate  on Nov. 4. 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 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. Everyone is welcome.

In this week’s column there is a photo of a young lady. Can you guess who it is? Be sure to read next week’s column for the answer. If you have a photo you would like to share, please forward to me.

Chester Reeves, owner of Chester’s Quilts, will have a sale of his quilts and throws on Nov. 7 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. He has a new wide selection of Christmas and tractor throws.  All are pieced and quilted by him.  The sale is at 247 Turkeyfoot Road. He will also have some facial masks for sale. As many of you know, he was diagnosed with cancer a few years ago and had to give up his auto detail business. Thanks to Kay Koontz and Christine Dyson, he gained a love for quilting.  For more information, contact him at 336-492-5837.    

Ijames Baptist Church will continue to hold an outside worship services Sunday morning at 10. In the event of rain, services will be drive in.  Join for worship with Pastor 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.  They are also holding a pumpkin carving/decorating contest. Send a picture of your decorated pumpkin to no later than Oct. 31. There will be a first, second and third prize awarded. Winners will be contacted.

The Rev. Keith Ledford and Community Covenant Church, 1446 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 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.

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 for an evening of fun, fellowship and learning more about Jesus through scripture, stories and song.

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

New Union’s Sunday morning worship services will continue in the church on Sunday, Nov. 1.

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 the 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.

Please submit all items to me at, message me on Facebook or call me at 336-837-8122 no later than noon on Thursdays.