Sheffield-Calahaln: Officers elected at SCVFD

Published 10:35 pm Tuesday, December 13, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Nancy Peacock on Dec. 19 and Hilda Keaton on Dec. 21. Happy anniversary to:  Bill and Brenda Reeves on Dec. 21 and Wayne and Frieda Dyson on Dece. 22.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please let me know.

Vauda Ellis and Renee Lail thank everyone for supporting Poplar Spring School’s Christmas event this year.  They wish you a very Merry Christmas.

Congratulations to the following 2023 officers of the Sheffield-Calahaln VFD: Chief, Gary Allen; Assistant Chief, Mitch Masesncup; Captain, Jay Lockhart; 1st Lt., Bryan Willard; 2nd Lt., Matthew Mills; and Safety Officer, Jimmy Kinder. We also honor all the men and women who served the department in 2022 and thank each one for their service. A huge thank you also to all the firefighters who dedicate their time and talents to our community. We appreciate you more than words can express. If interested in becoming a firefighter, Chief Gary Allen invites you to come by the department or call 336-492-5791.

A Christmas Eve service will be held at New Union Church at 6:30 p.m. There will only be a worship service at 10 a.m. on Christmas Day. Everyone is invited to these 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’s 10:30 worship sermons focus on families and Jesus’ birth. TeamKID is held each Sunday evening from 4:30-6 for children, ages 3 years to 6th grade.  Ijames welcomes everyone to all services.

Ijames Baptist is taking donations for the Lottie Moonn Foreign Missions during December.  Ijames is collecting non-perishable items for a Blessing Box, to be placed on the  church grounds soon.

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.

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 at 6 p.m.  Silent Communion will be held on Dec. 24 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Community Covenant will hold a Christmas Eve service at 6:30 p.m. in the old Zion Chapel. They invite you. They welcome you to join them each Sunday 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.  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. For more information or to purchase, please contact Kathy at 336-830-5123.

BoTyme Country Jubilee is held 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, 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.

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 Lorene Jordan Branson family and the Paul Jones family.

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