Sheffield-Calahaln: Hotdog Saturday this week at New Union

Published 9:44 am Thursday, June 23, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



A lot of folks in our community recently tested positive for COVID. Be careful when in a crowd, practice safe distancing and wear a mask if you feel more comfortable. I pray everyone will continue to be safe and be able to enjoy the summer.

Birthday wishes to: Linda Leonard on June 27; Eddie Lou Keller on June 29; and Kathy Chaffin and Kent Reed on June 30. Anniversary wishes to those couples celebrating tthis week:  Doug and Debbie Prevette on June 26; Mike and Pam Branham on June 27; and Norman and Louise Spry and David and Dawn Allen on June 29.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

Chief Gary Allen and other members of the Sheffield-Calahaln VFD always welcome visitors, and the station is open Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. If interested in becoming a firefighter, call 336-492-5791.

Sunday School is held each week at Ijames Baptist at 9:30 a.m. and the worship service is at 10:30. Pastor Ruth is continuing his messages on the End Times at the 10:30 service. Bible Study on the Book of Daniel is each Sunday evening from 5-6. TeamKID for ages 3 years-5th grade meets each Sunday evening from 4:30-6.

Vacation Bible School will be held at Ijames July 17-22.

Community Covenant Church members invite you to visit Sundays for worship at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., and prayer and Bible study on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

The Catawba Bluegrass Band performed to a full house Friday at the West Rowan Grill. Members are Joe Price on banjo, Ricky Dameron on upright bass, Linzey Ham on guitar, dobro and mandolin, Pat Davis on guitar, Darius Flowers on fiddle, and Karen Ham singing harmony.  The first time I saw this band perform was last summer on the Merry-Go-Round at the Earle Theater in Mount Airy. I also met Darius at the Lambsburg Community Center jam session a few years ago. NuHiWay will perform this Friday at West Rowan. Hope you can go out and support our local musicians. Thanks to Sue Clark for the photos.

Each Monday evening from 6:30-9:30, there’s a jam session at the Meatlocker on Garden Valley Road off US 64 West near Cool Springs. Eddie Porter invites you to come out and pick or just sit back and listen.  My thanks to Sue Clark for the photos this week.

Hotdog Saturday at New Union is scheduled for this Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  There will be some baked goods and RADA cutlery for sale. The church is at Sheffield and County Line roads.

New Union has a combined worship service at 10 a.m. each Sunday followed by Sunday School at 11.  Everyone is welcome.

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. The Liberty Kidz family service meets Friday evenings from 6:30-7:30.  Everyone is welcome at all these services.

Prayer requests continue for Bryan Swain, Jean Reavis, Johnny Naylor, Pat Moore, Hazel Smoot, Tim Keller, Junior Dunn, Betty Dameron, Tammy Keller, Naomi Wooten, Charles England, Greta England, Lincoln Dyson, Bob Ellis, Chester Reeves, Hazel Frye, Yvonne Ijames, Bonnie Gunter, Ed Livengood,  Milton Tutterow, Nancy Peacock, Geraldine Lambert, Betty Beck, Sue Gobble, Caren Morgan, Helen Bulla, Rowan Fay, Paul Beck, Juanita Keaton, Jerry McDaniel, Yvonne Richardson, Emily Brown and Suzonne Stratton.

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