Sheffield-Calahaln: Poplar Springs open house next two Saturdays

Published 4:38 pm Thursday, December 1, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Lynn Hendrix on Dec. 2; Candace Reeves on Dec. 3; Meghan Blackwelder and Wilbur Reeves on Dec. 4; Michelle Shaver on Dec. 5; Crystal Reed on Dec. 6; Gail Jordan, Melissa Gaither and Gina Groce on Dec. 7; and Candace Vaughn on Dec. 8. Happy anniversary to Tony and Tina Prevette on Dec. 4. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please let me know.

There are two great events in the Sheffield-Calahaln area this week to help you do your Christmas shopping. Chester Reeves of Chester’s Quilts will sell quilts, throws and lap quilts this Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 247 Turkeyfoot Road. He has some new items. Contact him at 336-492-5837.

Christmas Open House at Poplar Springs School will be Saturday and again on Dec. 10 from 9 a.m.-2  p.m. There will be a large 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 and Sheffield Road). This is a great place to shop for that special someone that has everything.

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.

Youth and Kid’s Night is held each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 at New Unio.

The New Union Christmas program will be Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. There will also be a Christmas Eve service at 6:30 p.m.

New Union has Sunday School each week at 9 a.m. and worship at 10. Everyone is invited to all services.

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 Sunday evening from 4:30-6 for children, ages 3 years to 6th grade. Ijames welcomes everyone to all weekly services.

Ijames Baptist is collecting non-perishable items for a Blessing Box, to be placed on the church grounds soon. Anyone in need may take what they can use.

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.

Liberty Wesleyan’s Family Christmas Celebration will be Sunday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. Silent Communion will be Dec. 24 from 6-7:30 p.m.

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

Center Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers. Stop by the station any Thursday evening at 7 or call 336-492-7649.

Wesley Chapel UMC is selling TerriLynn nut products: pecan pieces and halves, cashews, deluxe mixed nuts, English walnuts, chocolate covered peanuts and chocolate covered raisins, $15 per one pound bag. 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.

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. Eddie Porter invites all musicians and singers to come out and have some fun with their music on Mondays.

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, 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, Lynne Hicks, Betty Godbey, Ted Adams, Emily Brown, Marsha Tutterow, Eddie Porter, Janie Williams, Larry Richie, Ernie Mullins and Suzonne Stratton. Our sincere condolences to the families of Jerry McDaniel, Greta England, Chad Blackwelder, Martha Jerome and Jason Myers.

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