Sheffield-Calahaln: Quilt show next two Saturdays

Published 9:14 am Thursday, December 3, 2020

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Meghan Blackwelder and Wilbur Reeves on Dec. 4; Michelle Shaver on Dec. 5; Crystal Reed on Dec. 6; Gail Jordan and Gina Groce on Dec. 7; Candace Vaughn on Dec. 8; Bradley Beck on Dec. 9; and Mary Bell Prevette on Dec. 10.  Happy anniversary to the following couples: Tony and Tina Prevette on Dec. 4; Charles and Robin Smith on Dec. 9; and Jimmy and Juanita Keaton on Dec. 10.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please do not hesitate to contact me.

In this week’s column there is a photo of a young person. 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 Saturdays, Dec. 5 and 12 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Facial masks are required. Chester has a new wide selection of Christmas and other throws for Christmas shopping. What a great gift, the gift of warmth. The throws and quilts have been 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. For more information, please contact him at 336-492-5837.    

Christmas Open House at Poplar Springs School will be held Saturdays Dec/ 5 and 12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Poplar Springs is at 660 Ijames Church Road (between US 601 and Sheffield Road).  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, shoppers will be scheduled by appointment to insure there are no more than 10 people are inside at a time. Masks are required and the arrangements have been made inside to allow for social distancing. Private shopping tours of groups of 5 to 10 people during the week will be available. Message on Facebook via Poplar Springs School or call 336-492-5277 to schedule an appointment. There will be unique, vintage, one of a kind, and repurposed treasurers, plus the famous sourdough rolls and other baked goods.  Vegetable soup is also available for take-out.  This is a great place to shop for that special someone that has everything and all items are made by local craftsman.

Gunter’s Country Store, 2328 Sandy Springs Road, has coconut bonbons, chocolate covered peanuts, orange slices and other candies for purchase. Check out their Facebook page for more great specials.

Becky Surratt invites everyone to Unity Moravian Church’s Christmas Store which each Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon, Dec. 5-19. Becky and husband, Maynard are well known in Davie County for his music and her crafting and always doing for others.  For more information and pictures, check out her Facebook page.

I hope some of the events I’ve listed will be of interest.  Just in our community, we have several new restaurants and stores.  It is important this year to support our local businesses. We are fortunate in Davie County to have so many unique shops and restaurants. If you haven’t been downtown lately, you need to check out the lights, the new “running of the horses” mural on Depot Street, and the new establishments. Read this newspaper weekly for upcoming events and bazaars.

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. Hear the message each week on Facebook.The church is at 2106 Sheffield Road, Harmony. “The True Light” John 1:9 Children’s Christmas celebration will be held Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. 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 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.  ring a lawn chair or remain in your vehicle. Everyone is welcome to worship with Pastor Robert Jackson each Sunday morning.

The Rev. Keith Ledford and Community Covenant Church, 1446 Sheffield Road, invites you to 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 in the church. Wearing of facial masks is required. View the services on Facebook.  Pastor Jesse Teal invites everyone to join us on Sunday mornings.   

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 Ernestine Cleary family and the James Payne family.

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