Sheffield-Calahaln: Vendors sought for New Union Fall Festival

Published 2:13 am Tuesday, August 30, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Pamela Branham on Sept. 1; Craig Myers, Lester Edwards and Katherine Routh on Sept. 2; and Harper Dyson and Bill Reeves on Sept. 7. Happy anniversary to the following couples: Rodger and Melba Feimster on Sept. 4 and Wade and Linda Leonard on Sept. 6. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

New Union Church invites you to Sunday School each week at 9 a.m. and worship at 10. Pastor Brian Loper welcomes everyone. Youth and Kid’s Night begins Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 6:30-7:30. Children and parents are invited to join a kick off the new Youth and Kid’s Night season.

New Union will have its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church.  There will be hotdogs, homemade ice cream, bake sale, vendors, a silent auction, music and more. he church is at County Line and Sheffield roads.  Reservations for vendor space are being taken.  Call me at 336-837-8122, email me at or message me on Facebook.

Lots of folks enjoyed the hotdogs and fellowship this past Saturday at New Union. We thank everyone for their support.

If interested in becoming a firefighter, Chief Gary Allen of the Sheffield-Calahaln VFD invites you to come by the department or call 336-492-5791.

If you get a chance, go by the farmer’s market on Main Street in Mocksville on Wednesday for some great produce, flowers and music. It’s also a great place to meet friends and make new ones.

Pastor Ruth is continuing his messages on the End Times at the 10:30 a.m. worship service at Ijames Baptist. Bible Study on the Book of Daniel is each Sunday evening from 5-6.

Summertime JAM (Jesus and Me) is going on each Sunday from 5-6 p.m. at Ijames Baptist for children, ages 3 years to 5th grade.  Join for Bible stories, crafts, games and snacks. Ijames welcomes everyone to all services.

Center Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers to help serve the community. Stop by the station any Thursday evening at 7 or call 336-492-7649.  The department is at 2265 US 64 W..

Community Covenant Church invites you to join them each Sunday for worship at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., and prayer and Bible study on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

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. Liberty is collecting canned food for Matthew 25. On Sept. 11, there will be a family cookout/potluck luncheon after the worship service.

The BoTyme Country Jubilee is still going strong each Thursday evening from 6:30-8:30 at the Farmington Community Center with a mixture of country, bluegrass and gospel music. Admission is $3, but musicians are admitted free. Everyone is welcome.

Joe Mahaffey and NuHiWay performed Friday at West Rowan Grill. J Max McKee Band will perform this Friday. Thanks to Sue Clark for sharing photos.

Each Monday evening from 6:30-9:30, there’s a jam session at the Meatlocker on Garden Valley Road off US 64 near Cool Springs.

Each Tuesday evening, John and Lynn Powell have a jam session on Fairfield Road, Mocksville.  A lot of young musicians go to John for lessons plus go to the jams to gain experience.

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, Chester Reeves, Hazel Frye, Yvonne Ijames, Bonnie Gunter, Ed Livengood,  Milton Tutterow, Nancy Peacock, Geraldine Lambert, Betty Beck, Sue Gobble, Helen Bulla, Paul Beck, Juanita Keaton, Jerry McDaniel, Lynn Hicks, Betty Godbey, Ted Adams, Emily Brown, Eddie Porter, Jimmy Ball and Suzonne Stratton.  Our condolences to the Pat Miller family.

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