Sheffield-Calahaln: Poplar Springs getting ready for open houses

Published 9:48 am Thursday, November 19, 2020

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Brian Williams and Bradley Beck on Nov. 20; Debbie Prevette on Nov. 24; Jason Swisher and Amanda Keller on Nov. 25; and Wade Reeves and Olivia Wooten on Nov. 26. The following couples are celebrating their anniversary this week:  Roger and Judy Daniels and Allen and Barbara French on Nov. 22 and Tommy and Barbara Gobble on Nov. 25.   If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Chester Reeves thanks everyone for coming out to his quilt show and sale on Saturday. A special thank you to Robin Snow and Mike Barnhardt for the wonderful article in the newspaper. Due to their coverage, the sale was a huge success.  Again, many thanks to everyone. If you were unable to attend last week, another show may be scheduled the first Saturday in December.  Watch this column for more details.

Vauda Ellis is planning to have the annual Christmas Open House at Poplar Springs School on Saturdays, Dec. 5 and 12.  More details in upcoming columns.

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.

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. Upcoming events are Liberty:  “Hanging of the Greens” on Sunday, Nov. 29 at 10 a.m.; and on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m., “The True Light” John 1:9 Children’s Christmas celebration will be held as an outside service. Bring a chair or stay in your car to enjoy the program. Refreshments will be served.  On Sunday, Dec. 20 following the 10 a.m. worship service, there will be “An Elf Surprise” for the children. On Dec. 24 from 5-7 p.m., “Silent Communion” will be observed, a time of guided reflection, prayer and communion. Everyone is welcome to join us for these events and services.

Ijames Baptist Church will continue to hold outside worship services on Sunday at 10 a.m. Bring a lawn chair or remain in your vehicle. Everyone is welcome to join us for worship with Pastor Robert Jackson each Sunday morning.

The Rev. Keith Ledford and Community Covenant Church, 1446 Sheffield Road, invites you for worship service each Sunday morning at 10:45.

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

New Union’s Sunday morning worship services will be held each week at 10 a.m. Wearing of facial masks will be greatly appreciated. You can also view the services on Facebook. Everyone is welcome.   

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 Stephen Walker family.

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