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Sheffield-Calahaln: VBS, Elvis and an upcoming concert

By Brenda Bailey

Sheffield-Calahaln

Correspondent

Birthday wishes to: Austin Ottone and Jo Frazier on Aug. 6; Gary and Terry Allen and Walker Daniel Reeves Aug. 9; Phillip Seats Aug. 10; Allison Dyson, Tonya Allen and Rachel Wilson Aug. 11; and Cora Lee Gaither and Karley Reed Aug. 12. We wish the following couples a happy anniversary: Jamie and Wendi White Aug. 6 and Wilbur and June Reeves Aug. 11.

Liberty Wesleyan and New Union UMC thank everyone for making Bible School a success. The children enjoyed a kiddie pool activity, crafts, learning about Jesus, snacks, pencil activity and of course, the pie throwing at Pastor Garrison. Thanks to Jamie Powell for helping with the photo information.

The Hobe Sound Bible College Quartet “Legacy” will be at Community Covenant Church Thursday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m.  This is their final service of the summer before heading back to Florida for the new 2021/2022 college year. Joshua Modlin, son of Lee and Nancy Modlin, is the lead singer for the group. He graduated from Hobe this past spring, but will be remaining at the college. He has accepted the position of director of student recruitment. We wish him the best in his new endeavor. Community Covenant is at 1446 Sheffield Road, Mocksville.

New Union UMC will be serving hotdogs chips and drinks from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the church parking lot on Saturday, Aug. 28. The church is at Sheffield and County Line roads.  Donations will be accepted.  H

Homecoming at Ijames Baptist is this Sunday at the 10:30 a.m. worship service.  A meal will follow.  Bring your favorite dish, dessert and drink and enjoy a time of fellowship. Revival services will be Aug. 8-11 at 7 nightly. Evangelist Kenny Greenway will be the guest speaker each evening. Everyone is welcome.

Ijames Baptist welcomes Pastor Kestler Ruth who will begin in September.  Pastor Ruth, his wife Hannah and their two children reside in Statesville.

Prayer requests continue for Bryan Swain, Jean Reavis, Johnny Naylor, 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, Helen Bulla, Joann Renegar, Rowan Fay, Paul Beck, Greg Gobble, Betty Richardson, Fred Beck, Juanita Keaton, WH Blackwelder, Jerry McDaniel and Suzonne Stratton.

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