Sheffield-Calahaln: Toes a tappin’: BoTyme Music Jam is back at Farmington

Published 9:05 am Thursday, March 10, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Chris Vaughn and Tracy Barnes on March 11; Tina Prevette and Richard Williams on March 13; and Steve Rainey and Buddy Beck on March 14. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

The Allegheny Wesleyan College Choir from Salem, Ohio will share their ministry at Community Covenant Church this Sunday, March 13 at the 10:45 a.m. worship service. You can also join Community Covenant each week at their regular 10:45 a.m. service. The church is at 1446 Sheffield Road.

Gaining Ground with John and Lynn Powell performed at West Rowan Grill on Friday night to a full house.  Thanks to Sue Clark for sharing the photo. Upcoming bands performing on Friday nights:  Southern Express on March 11 and Fairfield Bluegrass on March 18. Hope you can go out and support local talented musicians.

BoTyme is back. The BoTyme Country Jubilee begins Thursday at the Farmington Community Center and will be held each Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This jam session will be a mixture of country, bluegrass and gospel music. Admission will be $3, but musicians will be admitted free. There will be coffee, drinks and packaged food for purchase. Hope to see you this week.

Sheffield-Calahaln VFD welcomes visitors Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. If interested in becoming a firefighter or want to know more about the department, Chief Gary Allen and other members welcome you to come by during the above times or call 336-492-5791.

The Men’s Group at New Union is selling whole Boston Butts for Easter for $40, including dip, and they can be picked up Saturday, April 16 between 1 and 3 p.m. For more information, please contact Gary at 336-345-3672 or see any member of the men’s group for tickets.

New Union is selling tickets for a Mother’s Day basket which will be raffled off on Thursday before Mother’s Day. Tickets are $1 each and can be obtained from me or other members of the fundraising committee at New Union:  Gary Allen, Nellie Reavis, Sandra Dyson and Lester Edwards.

Hotdog Saturday at New Union is on March 26 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the church parking lot. In addition to the hotdogs, there will be a bake sale and RADA cutlery and crafts for sale. Peanut butter eggs and coconut eggs will be sold for a dollar each. If you want to place an order for the chocolate covered eggs, contact me no later than March 10.  The church is at Sheffield and County Line roads.

Regular services at New Union are worship each Sunday at  9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Sunday School at 10:15, and Youth Group and Kid’s Night each Wednesday evening from 6:30-7:30.

A time of prayer is held at Liberty Wesleyan Church each Sunday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Sunday School at 10 and eorship at 11. The Liberty Kidz family service meets Friday evenings from 6:30-7:30.  Everyone is welcome at all these services.

Sunday School is held each Sunday at Ijames Baptist Church at 9:30 a.m. and the worship service at 10:30. TeamKID for ages 3 years to 5th grade meets each Sunday evening from 4:30-6:30.

Prayer requests continue for Bryan Swain, Jean Reavis, Johnny Naylor, Pat Moore, 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, Milton Tutterow, Nancy Peacock, Geraldine Lambert, Betty Beck, Sue Gobble, Caren Morgan, Helen Bulla, Rowan Fay, Paul Beck, Betty Richardson, Fred Beck, Juanita Keaton, Jerry McDaniel, and Suzonne Stratton.

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