Sheffield-Calahaln: Poplar Springs open house Saturday

Published 8:57 am Thursday, December 2, 2021

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By Brenda Bailey

Birthday wishes to: Candace Reeves on Dec. 3; Meghan Blackwelder and Wilbur Reeves on Dec. 4; Michelle Shaver on Dec. 5; Crystal Reed on Dec. 6; Melissa Gaither, Gail Jordan and Gina Groce on Dec. 7; Candace Vaughn on Dec. 8 and Bradley Beck on Dec. 9. Happy anniversary to Tony and Tina Prevette who will celebrate on Dec. 4 and Charles “Muggs” and Robin Smith who will celebrate on Dec. 9. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please let me know.
Christmas Open House at Poplar Springs School will be held Saturday and again on Dec. 11 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be unique craft, vintage and repurposed items, as well as Vauda’s sourdough rolls and other baked goods. Poplar Springs is at 660 Ijames Church Road (between US 601 and Sheffield Road).
Chester Reeves, owner of Chester’s Quilts, will have a sale of quilts and throws Dec. 10 and Dec. 11 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. He has a new selection of throws and quilts pieced and quilted by him. The sale is at 247 Turkeyfoot Road. Contact him at 336-492-5837.
Fire Chief Gary Allen thanks all outgoing officers for their service with the Sheffield-Calahaln Volunteer Fire Department. “It has been a pleasure working with each of you.” Officers for 2022: chief, Gary Allen; assistant chief, Mitch Masencup; captain, Jay Lockhart; first lieutenant, Bryan Willard; second lieutenant, Matt Mills; and safety officer, David Koehler. “We look forward to a great year. We are blessed to be able to serve such a great community. We really appreciate the support we continue to receive from each and everyone,” Allen said. VFD meetings are each Monday night at the station at 7. If interested in becoming a firefighter or want to know more about the department, attend any Monday night.
The NOW Committee at New Union UMC is selling raffle tickets for a large gift basket consisting of more than $500 worth of merchandise. The basket consists of a birdhouse condo, Christmas items, gift cards and more. Tickets are $1. The drawing will be held Monday, Dec. 13. For more information or tickets, contact Dawn at 336-492-5779.
Wesley Chapel UMC is selling TerriLynn nut products, including pecan pieces and halves, mixed nuts, black walnuts, English walnuts, chocolate covered peanuts and raisins, sweet & salty mix and cranberry granola, all $12 per one pound bag. For more information or to purchase, contact Kathy at 336-830-5123.
New Union UMC’s contemporary worship service is each Sunday morning is at 9, Sunday School at 10:15 and traditional worship at 11. Youth Group and Kid’s Night is held each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30.
Sunday School at Liberty Wesleyan Church is each Sunday at 10 a.m. and Worship Service at 11. A time of prayer is held each Sunday at 9:30. The church is at 2106 Sheffield Road, Harmony.
Sunday School is each Sunday at Ijames Baptist Church at 9:30 a.m. and the worship service at 10:30. All services and important weekly information will continue to be seen on the Ijames Church Friends Facebook page. TeamKID for ages 3 years to 5th grade meets each Sunday evening from 4:30-6:30 for an evening of Bible stories, missions, crafts, games, snacks, fellowship and fun.
Prayer requests continue for Bryan Swain, Jean Reavis, Johnny Naylor, Pat Moore, Deborah Nichols, Wellman Beck, Hazel Smoot, Tim Keller, Junior Dunn, Betty Dameron, Tammy Keller, Naomi Wooten, Jeff Potts, Charles England, Greta England, Lincoln Dyson, 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, Betty Richardson, Fred Beck, Juanita Keaton, Jerry McDaniel, and Suzonne Stratton. Our condolences to the Sylvia Ratledge Williams family.
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