Sheffield-Calahaln: Firefighters honored for service

Published 8:34 am Thursday, March 18, 2021

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Linda Goforth on March 19; Valerie Bumby on March 21; Jane Kimmer on March 22; Ashley Cheeks and Ronnie Foster on March 23; and Daniel Ramsey and Lisa Reeves on March 24.  Happy anniversary to Lester and Maxine Edwards who will celebrate on March 22.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please do not hesitate to contact me.

The Sheffield-Calahaln Volunteer Fire Department held its annual Firefighter of the Year banquet on Saturday, Jan. 20 at Hunting Creek Preserves in Harmony. Carl Dyson and Jerry Keller were inducted into the Davie County Fire Association Firefighter Hall of Fame this year. Other awards went to Mitch Masencup for Firefighter of the Year and Chief Gary Allen, First Responder of the Year.  We congratulate these outstanding firefighters on their accomplishments. The community thanks all the firefighters for their hard work and dedication.

Sheffield-Calahaln VFD meetings are held each Monday night at the station at 7.  Feel free to come to the meetings or see any member of the department if interested in becoming a firefighter or want to know more about the department.  Everyone is welcome.

A Bible study from the Old Testament “Epic of Eden” is being held at Liberty Wesleyan Church each Sunday from 5-6:30 p.m.  Each Tuesday at 6:30, there will be a Youth program.  All youth are invited. On Saturday, March 27 at 7 p.m., there will be a showing of the movie “The Passion” in the sanctuary.  On Sunday, March 28 there will be a Palm Sunday hospitality table after the 10 a.m. church service. Upcoming events in April: Good Friday service on April 2 at 7 p.m.; Easter Egg Drive-Thru for the community on Saturday, April 3 from 1-3 p.m.; Easter service Sunday, April 4 outside at 9 a.m. Bring a chair and neighbors. There will be a hospitality table after this service. Everyone is invited for all church events.  Pastor Garrison also invites others to worship with them each Sunday morning at 10.  The church is 2106 Sheffield Road, Harmony.  Wearing of facial masks is appreciated.

Ijames Baptist Church, Sheffield and Ijames Church roads, is holding 10 a.m. worship services each Sunday in the sanctuary.  Masks are required. Those who prefer may stay in their cars and listen to the service on 87.7 FM radio or view the service live on Facebook at the Ijames Church Friends page.

New Union UMC’s Sunday morning worship services are held each week at 10 a.m.  Wearing of facial masks is required. You can also view the services on the New Union UMC Facebook page.

Youth and Kid’s Power Hour is back on Wednesday nights at New Union UMC.  The Kid’s Hour is 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Youth meet from 6-7:30 p.m.  Please join us each Wednesday for a fun filled evening of learning more about Jesus.   

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, Ted Adams, Bob Ellis, Chester Reeves, Hazel Frye, Yvonne Ijames, Bonnie Gunter, Ed Livengood, Jane Tutterow, Betty Beck, Sue Gobble, Caren Morgan, Melissa Spry, Helen Bulla, Joann Renegar, Rowan Fay, Paul Beck, Greg Gobble, Betty Richardson, Fred Beck, Larry Dyson, Juanita Keaton, Clyde Jordan and Suzonne Stratton.

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