Sheffield-Calahaln: Last Hotdog Saturday of year this week

Published 2:45 pm Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Brian Dyson and Allen Groce on Oct. 21; Reagan Steele and Loften Hill on Oct. 22; Linda Dyson on Oct. 23; Vicki Groce on Oct. 26; and Christy Gunter, Robert Blackwelder and Ethan Keller on Oct. 27. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

Hotdog Saturday at New Union will be this Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the church parking lot. There will also be baked goods and RADA cutlery for sale.  The church is at Sheffield and County Line roads.  This is the last Hotdog Saturday for 2022.  Hope to see you there.

Ijames Baptist Church’s annual Community Chicken Stew is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. at the church shelter. There will be treats for the children and hayrides. Bring a yard chair and join for a fun evening of fellowship.

New Union Church will have Trunk or Treat in the church parking lot from 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 31. All children are invited.

Center VFD will have Trick or Treat on Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. All kids are invited. The station is at 2265 US 64 West.

New Union invites you to Sunday School each week at 9 a.m. and worship at 10.  Youth and Kid’s Night is held each Wednesday 6:30-7:30. A special pumpkin carving Youth and Kid’s Night will be Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Sheffield-Calahaln Community Center Recreation area.

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. The construction on an addition to the church is coming along nicely.

Chester Reeves, owner of Chester’s Quilts, will have a sale of his quilts and throws on Nov. 5 and Nov. 12 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  He has a new wide selection of Christmas throws and quilts, pieced and quilted by him.  The sale is at 247 Turkeyfoot Road. Call 336-492-5837.    

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.

The Sheffield-Calahaln VFD’s 20 Gun Bingo will be Nove. 12 at 5 p.m. This will include a meal, 20 games of bingo, side raffles and door prizes. The department is at 435 Dyson Road.  Tickets are $50 each and can be obtained from any firefighter. Contact Gary at 336-345-3672 or Mitch at 336-909-1422.

Bible Study on “Training for Service,” a basic Bible overview for every Christian, is held each Sunday evening from 5-6 at Ijames Baptist Church. Sunday morning worship sermons are on “What it means to be a church member”. TeamKID is held each evening from 4:30-6 at Ijames for children, ages 3 years to 6th grade. Ijames welcomes everyone to all weekly services. Ijames is collecting shoeboxes for Samaritans Purse during October.

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 is collecting canned food for Matthew 25.

Center Volunteer Fire Department’s Gun Raffle and Fundraiser drawing will be Monday, Oct. 31. Tickets are $10 each, 6 for $50 or 12 for $100. Contact any firefighter or stop by the station on Thursday from 7-9 p.m.

Center Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers.  If this is of interest to you, please stop by the station any Thursday evening at 7 or call 336-492-7649 for more information.

A huge crowd came out on Friday night to see Gaining Ground perform at West Rowan Grill. This Friday night, Joe Mahaffey and NuHiWay will perform.  Thanks always to Sue Clark for sharing the photos.

Wesley Chapel UMC will be selling TerriLynn nut products again this year.  The shipment should arrive by the middle of November.  Watch this column for more details and pricing.

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

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

Music started back up at Comer’s General Store this past Saturday. The next event will be Dec. 17. It was an honor to be invited to sing with such great musicians as was there.  I thank Wayne Murray for the personal invitation. It was so good seeing Sherry Souther and Lora Mode there with their husbands. Thanks to Sherry and Sue Clark for the photos.

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, Mike Branham, Marsha Tutterow, Eddie Porter, Jimmy Ball, Janie Williams, Chad Blackwelder, Ernie Mullins and Suzonne Stratton.

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