Sheffield-Calahaln: Community Covenant breaking ground on new addition this Sunday

Published 9:43 am Thursday, March 17, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Linda Goforth on March 19; Ronnie Foster on March 23; and Daniel Ramsey and Lisa Reeves on March 24. Happy anniversary to Lester and Maxine Edwards who will celebrate their special day on March 22. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, let me know.

Community Covenant Church will have a groundbreaking service Sunday, March 20 at the 10:45 a.m. service. The church is planning to build an addition to the existing structure with a large narthex, restrooms and additional room for ministry. The church hopes to continue the rich Methodist  heritage of the past by restoring the building back to its original sanctuary use. Todd Ellis Building from Statesville is the general contractor. The public is invited to the service. The church invites you to join them each week for their regular worship service at 10:45 a.m. The church is at 1446 Sheffield Road.

John Powell’s young musicians, Fairfield Bluegrass, will perform at the West Rowan Grill Friday. Hope you can go out and support our local talented musicians.

The BoTyme Country Jubilee got underway this past Thursday evening. The Jubilee will be held each Thursday from 6:30-8:30 with a mixture of country, bluegrass and gospel music.  Admission is $3 at the door, but musicians are admitted free. There will be coffee, drinks and packaged food for purchase.

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, Chief Gary Allen and other members welcome you to come by or call 336-492-5791.

The Men’s Group at New Union is selling whole Boston Butts for Easter. The $40 cost also includes dip, and they can be picked up Saturday, April 16 1-3 p.m. 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:  Gary Allen, Nellie Reavis, Sandra Dyson and Lester Edwards.

Hotdog Saturday at New Union is March 26 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the parking lot. There will also be a bake sale and RADA cutlery and crafts for sale. Peanut butter eggs and coconut eggs will be $1 each.  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.

Liberty Wesleyan will hold a yard sale Friday and Saturday, March 25-26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. to benefit the Kidz Ministry. A time of prayer is held at Liberty Wesleyan each Sunday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Sunday School at 10 and Worship at 11. The Liberty Kidz family service meets Friday evenings from 6:30-7:30.

Sunday School is each Sunday at Ijames Baptist 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.

Wesley Chapel UMC still has the following TerriLynn nut products available: pecan halves and pieces, black walnuts and chocolate covered raisins and peanuts. All items are $12 per one pound bag. Contact Kathy at 336-830-5123.

A Farmington Military Court of Honor is being erected at the Farmington Community Center. To place a brick in honor or memory of a soldier or veteran, contact Kathy at 336-830-5123 or the center at 336-998-2912.  A 4×8 engraved brick is $50 and an 8×8 engraved brick is $100.   Installation is planned prior to Memorial Day.

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.  Our sincere condolences to the family of Kelly Ward.

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