Sheffield-Calahaln: TJ Woodfin ordained at Ijames Baptist

Published 9:20 am Thursday, April 29, 2021

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Ethan Holland on May 1; and Frieda Dyson on May 3.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, do not hesitate to contact me.

An article that was printed in the April 30, 1930 edition of the Davie Record is included this week. Thanks to Marie Craig for sharing. It’s always interesting to see how the community news was shared back in those days.

The Sheffield-Calahaln VFD meetings are held each Monday night at the station at 7. Please 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. Everyone is welcome.

A Bible study from the Old Testament “Epic of Eden” is being held at Liberty Wesleyan Church each Sunday afternoon from 5-6:30. Each Tuesday at 6:30, there will be a youth program. All youth are invited. Pastor Garrison invites all to worship with them each Sunday morning at 10.  The church is 2106 Sheffield Road, Harmony.  Wearing of facial masks is appreciated. Visitors are always welcome.

Sunday School will be held at 9 a.m. each Sunday at Ijames Baptist Church and worship services are at 10 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. The church is at tSheffield and Ijames Church roads.

On Sunday, April 18, T.J. Woodfin was ordained as a deacon at Ijames Baptist. His wife, Amy Alexander Woodfin and daughter, Lila as well as his parents were present for the ordination.

New Union UMC’s Sunday morning worship services are held each week at 10 a.m. in the church.  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 and Youth meet from 6-7:30.  Join for a fun filled evening of learning more about Jesus.   

Prayer requests continue for Bryan Swain, Jean Reavis, 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, WH Blackwelder and Suzonne Stratton. Our sincere condolences to the Thomas Lagle family, the Brook Martin family, and the Sharon Cohen family.

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