Sheffield-Calahaln: Strong winds can’t deter hotdog lovers at New Union

Published 8:31 am Thursday, March 31, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Josh Atkins on April 1; Lynn Sherrill on April 2; Ricky Dyson on April 4; and Dave Salmon on April 5. Happy anniversary to the following couples celebrating an anniversary on April 5:  Eugene and Cindy Reeves and Chris and Rachel Wilson. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

With music starting back for so many bands, I would like to hear from you. If you have a band, please let me know your upcoming events, and I’ll be happy to share with my readers.

Sheffield-Calahaln VFD welcomes visitors department Monday-Friday 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; or call 336-492-5791.

Joe Mahaffey and NuHiWay performed to a crowd on Friday at West Rowan Grill. This Friday J-Max McKee will perform. John and Lynn Powell and Gaining Ground will be back on April 8. Hope you can support our local talent.

The BoTyme Country Jubilee is going strong each Thursday evening 6:30-8:30 with a mixture of country, bluegrass and gospel music.  Admission is $3, but musicians are admitted free.  There is coffee, drinks and packaged food.

Hotdog Saturday at New Union started off the 2022 season with a huge crowd even though the weather was extremely windy. Everything was sold out by 1 p.m. Thanks to everyone who came out in support. We appreciate everyone for the love shown to our church. The next Hotdog Saturday is scheduled for April 23.

The Men’s Group at New Union still has a few whole Boston Butts for sale. The cost of $40 includes dip, and they can be picked up Saturday, April 16 1- 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. This basket will be on display April 23, the date of the next Hotdog Saturday. 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.

New Union’s combined service will be held at 10 a.m. each Sunday followed by Sunday School at 11.  The Youth Group and Kid’s Night is held each Wednesday evening from 6:30-7:30.

Community Covenant Church invites you each Sunday for worship at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., and prayer and Bible study on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.  The church is at 1446 Sheffield Road.

A time of prayer is held at Liberty Wesleyan Church each Sunday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Sunday School at 10 and Worship at 11. Liberty thanks everyone who supported the yard sale. The Liberty Kidz family service meets Friday evenings from 6:30-7:30.

Sunday School is 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.

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

A Farmington Military Court of Honor is being erected at the Farmington Community Center. If you’d like to place a brick in honor or memory of a soldier or veteran, please 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.   

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, Yvonne Richardson and Suzonne Stratton.

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