Sheffield-Calahaln: Ijames hosting ‘Christmas Eve at The Crossroads’

Published 8:58 am Thursday, December 22, 2022

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By Brenda Bailey



Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas.

Birthday wishes to:  Chris Dyson and Mildred Keller on Dec. 23; Phyllis Williams and Brenda Reeves on Dec. 26; and Matt Wilson on Dec. 29.  Happy anniversary to Johnny and Hilda Keaton on Dec. 28. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

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.

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 10:30 a.m. worship sermons will focus on families and Jesus’ birth.   TeamKID is held each 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 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.

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.

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

Community Covenant will hold a Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. in the old Zion Chapel. They invite you to this special service.

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 Mildred Benfield family and the Rev. Charles Turner family.

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