Sheffield-Calahaln: New year, obedient me; church focusing on 10 Commandments

Published 12:25 am Wednesday, January 25, 2023

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Paul Beck on Jan. 27; Michael Swisher and Chastity Reeves on Jan. 28; Larry Gobble, Patricia Cleary and Samantha Davis on Feb. 1: and Wanda Gaither on Feb. 2. Happy anniversary to W.A. and Brenda Beck who will celebrate on Feb. 1. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

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. He is anxious to share information.  Serving your community as a firefighter is a rewarding experience.

Sunday morning’s 10:30 worship sermons “New Year, Obedient Me” will be on the Ten Commandments for the next several weeks at Ijames Baptist Church.  Bible Study on “Training for Service”, a basic Bible overview for every Christian, is held each Sunday evening from 5-6 and TeamKID is held each Sunday evening from -6 for children ages 3 years to 6th grade.  Ijames welcomes everyone to all weekly services.  The church is collecting non-perishable items for a Blessing Box placed on the church grounds. Anyone in need may take what they can use.

A time of prayer is held at Liberty Wesleyan Church each Sunday at 9:30 a.m., followed by Sunday School at 10 and Worship at 11.

New Union and Pastor Brian Loper welcomes everyone to Sunday School at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 each week.  Kids and Youth Night is each Wednesday evening from 6:30-7:30. Hotdog Saturdays will return on the fourth Saturday in March if weather permits.

Community Covenant Church welcomes everyone to Sunday morning worship service at 10:45.  The church is at 1446 Sheffield Road. Rev. Ledford welcomes you to join them at these services.

Center Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers. Call 336-492-7649.

BoTyme Country Jubilee is held each Thursday evening from 6:30-8:30 at the Farmington Community Center with a mixture of country, bluegrass and gospel music.  Admission is $3, but musicians are admitted free.

The Meatlocker Jam on Mondays is held each Monday from 6:30-9:30.

Prayer requests continue for Bryan Swain, Jean Reavis, Johnny Naylor, Pat Moore, Hazel Smoot, Tim Keller, Junior Dunn, Betty Dameron, Tammy Keller, 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, Mary Teague, Eddie Porter, Janie Williams, Larry Richie, Clyde Jordan, Maria Knight and Suzonne Stratton.  Our sincere condolences to the Carol Woodard family and the Avis Loper family.

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