Sheffield-Calahaln: Christmas programs coming up at local churches

Published 11:57 am Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Bradley Beck on Dec. 9; Mary Bell Prevette on Dec. 10; Melba Feimster on Dec. 12; Mary Ann Swisher and David Allen on Dece. 13; and Tanner Atkins on Dec. 15. Happy anniversary to:  Charles and Robin Smith on Dec. 9 and Randy and Amanda Keller on Dec. 14.  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 their support.  He wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2023.

Christmas Open House at Poplar Springs School was a hit on Saturday.  Vauda and Renee look forward to seeing visitors this Saturday 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  There’s a variety of unique craft, vintage and repurposed items, as well as Vauda’s vegetable soup, sourdough rolls and other baked goods. Poplar Springs is at 660 Ijames Church Road (between US 601 N. and Sheffield Road).

New Union’s kids and youth will present a Christmas program Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m.  There will be a Christmas Eve service at New Union at 6:30 p.m.  There will only be a worship service at 10 a.m. on Christmas Day.

Ijames Baptist is taking donations for the Lottie Moon Foreign Missions during December.

There will be an outdoor service “Christmas Eve at the Crossroads” at Ijames Baptist on Dec. 24 at 6:30 p.m. The Christmas Day worship service will be at 10 a.m. and there will be no Sunday School.

Liberty Wesleyan is collecting canned food for Matthew 25.

Liberty Wesleyan’s Family Christmas Celebration will be held this Sunday at 6 pm.  Silent Communion will be December 24 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Community Covenant invites you to join them on Sundays at 10:45 am and 6 pm for worship and on Wednesday evenings at 6 pm for Bible study.

Center Volunteer Fire Department is still actively looking for volunteers to help serve the community.  If this is of interest to you, please stop by the station any Thursday evening at 7:00 pm or call 336-492-7649 for more information.

Wesley Chapel UMC is selling TerriLynn nut products again this year. Items available are Pecan pieces and halves, cashews, deluxe mixed nuts, English walnuts, chocolate covered peanuts and chocolate covered raisins. All nuts are $15.00 per one pound bag.  For more information or to purchase, please contact Kathy at 336-830-5123.

Lanna Pace was surprised with a birthday party at the BoTyme jam on Thursday.  Two of her children living in Florida drove up to surprise her.  A huge crowd was at Farmington to help her celebrate.  Thanks to Julia Pilcher for sharing the information and photos.  BoTyme Country Jubilee is held each week from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm with a mixture of country, bluegrass and gospel music.  Admission is $3.00 at the door, but musicians are admitted free.  Everyone is welcome. Hope to see you this Thursday!   

Each Monday evening from 6:30 – 9:30 pm, there’s a jam session at the Meatlocker on Garden Valley Road off Hwy 64 near Cool Springs.  Eddie Porter welcomes all musicians and singers to this jam session.

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, Betty Godbey, Ted Adams, Emily Brown, Marsha Tutterow, Eddie Porter, Janie Williams, Larry Richie, Clyde Jordan, and Suzonne Stratton.  Our sincere condolences to the Lynne Hicks family and the Ernie Mullins family.

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