Sheffield-Calahaln: Church selling nuts, quilt sales planned

Published 10:54 am Monday, November 23, 2020

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By Brenda Bailey



Wishing everyone a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving. This is a time for us to be thankful for what we have, for the family we love, the friends we cherish, and for all the blessings that may come our way.

Birthday wishes to:  Rodger Feimster on Nov. 27; Chester Reeves on Nov. 30; Stephen Barnes on Dec. 1; Lynn Hendrix on Dec. 2; and Candace B. Reeves on Dec. 3.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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

Chester Reeves, owner of Chester’s Quilts, will have a sale of his quilts and throws Saturdays, Dec. 5 and 12 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Chester has a new wide selection of Christmas and other throws for Christmas shopping. The throws and quilts have been pieced and quilted by him. The sale is at 247 Turkeyfoot Road, Mocksville. 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. For more information, contact him at 336-492-5837.    

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.

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: “Hanging of the Greens” this  Sunday at 10 a.m.; and on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m., “The True Light” John 1:9 Children’s Christmas celebration will be 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 all 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 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 for worship with Pastor Robert Jackson.

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.

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 are held each week at 10 a.m. in the church.  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..

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