Sheffield-Calahaln: Area fire departments seeking more volunteers

Published 9:32 pm Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Judy Fay on Nov. 18; Bradley Beck on Nov. 20; Andrea Goforth on Nov. 21; and Debbie Prevette on Nov. 24.  Happy anniversary to:  Roger and Judy Daniels and Allen and Barbara French on Nov. 22. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

Chester Reeves, owner of Chester’s Quilts, thanks everyone for coming to his quilt sales. To learn more about his quilts, call 336-492-5837.

Chief Gary Allen of  the Sheffield-Calahaln thanks everyone for the support for the Gun Bingo on Saturday.  Everyone enjoyed the meal of pintos, chicken stew and hotdogs and desserts. In addition to the guns, there were numerous drawings for door prizes, 50/50 drawing, silent auction and more. Again, all the firefighters appreciate the support shown by the community and surrounding areas.

I’ve received a few more photos of Halloween goblins that definitely made trick or treat a lot of fun.  Thanks to Amanda Jordan for sharing the scary creatures.

Youth and Kid’s Night is held each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 at New Union, which holds Sunday School each week at 9 a.m. and worship at 10:00 am.

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.

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

A time of prayer is held at Liberty Wesleyan Church each Sunday at 9:30 am, followed by Sunday School at 10 and Worship at 11. Liberty is collecting canned food for Matthew 25.

Community Covenant invites you on Sundays at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. for worship and on Wednesday evenings at 6 for Bible study.

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.

Wesley Chapel UMC is selling TerriLynn nut products. Items available are pecan pieces and halves, cashews, deluxe mixed nuts, English walnuts, chocolate covered peanuts and chocolate covered raisins. All nuts are $15 per one pound bag.  For more information or to purchase, contact Kathy at 336-830-5123.

BoTyme Country Jubilee is held each week from 6:30 -8:30 p.m. 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.

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.

John and Lynn Powell invite you to join them each Wednesday evening at Galilee Missionary Baptist for a bluegrass gospel jam at 7 p.m.

Christmas Open House at Poplar Springs School will be Dec. 3 and 10 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  There will be a variety of unique craft, vintage and repurposed items, as well as Vauda’s delicious vegetable soup, sourdough rolls and other baked goods.  Poplar Springs is at 660 Ijames Church Road (between US 601 N. and Sheffield Road, Mocksville). This is a great place to shop for that special someone that has everything.

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, Lynne Hicks, Betty Godbey, Ted Adams, Emily Brown, Marsha Tutterow, Eddie Porter, Janie Williams, Chad Blackwelder, Larry Richie, Ernie Mullins and Suzonne Stratton.  Our sincere condolences to the families of Priscilla Dwiggins, Bob Sparks, Jennings Renegar, and John Towell.

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