Sheffield-Calahaln: College choir to perform Sunday at Community Covenant

Published 1:21 pm Friday, March 17, 2023

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Linda Goforth on March 19; Jane Kimmer on March 22; and Ashley Cheeks and Ronnie Foster on March 23.  Happy anniversary to Lester and Maxine Edwards who will celebrate on March 22.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

Community Covenant Church welcomes everyone to their Sunday morning worship service at 10:45 a.m. The Allegheny Wesleyan College Choir will be bringing a message in song.  The choir travels on weekends during the school years in addition to the fall and spring tour. This choir ensemble of mixed voices represents the college through the ministry of sacred song.  Rev. Ledford welcomes you to these services.

Anyone interested in being a firefighter and serving the community, please see Chief Gary Allen of the Sheffield-Calahaln VFD by coming by the department or calling 336-492-5791. He is anxious to share information.

Ijames Baptist Church is continuing the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship sermons on the Ten Commandments.  Bible Study topic “Sharing Jesus without Fear” will be held each Sunday evening from 5-6 beginning this Sunday. TeamKID is held each Sunday at the same time for children, ages 3 years to 6th grade.  Ijames welcomes everyone to all services.  Ijames Baptist is collecting non-perishable items for a Blessing Box placed on the church grounds. Anyone in need may take what they can use. Ijames is collecting for the Annie Armstrong North American Missions through Easter Sunday.

A community Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Ijames Baptist on Saturday, April 8 from 10-11 a.m. for ages 2 years to 5th grade. This will include an egg hunt, games, snacks and lots of fun.

Easter Sunrise Service will be at 7 a.m .followed by breakfast in the fellowship hall at 7:30, then Sunday School at 8:30 and worship service at 9:30 at Ijames.

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. Ladies Bible Study will be held Saturday morning at 10.  Men’s Bible Study will be held Thursday evenings at 7. Choir practice is held each Wednesday at 7 p.m.  A canned food drive for Matthew 25 is being held in March.  The “We Care Meals for Shut-ins” started back on March 1. Visitors are welcome at all services.

Hotdog Saturday at New Union is scheduled for March 25 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  There will also be some baked goods and RADA cutlery for sale.  The church is at Sheffield and County Line roads.

New Union and Pastor Brian Loper welcomes everyone to Sunday School at 9 and worship service at 10 each week.  Kids and Youth Night is held each Wednesday evening from 6:30-7:30.

New Union is bringing the egg hunt to you this year. Egg Your Yard will be held Saturday, April 8 from 8 -10 a.m.  If you’re interested in having your yard “egged”, contact Heather at 336-492-6408, email or via Facebook message @ NewUnionChurchNC.  Yards must be within a 10-mile radius of the church.  Eggs will contain candy and special prizes.

Chester Reeves, owner of Chester’s Quilts, will have a spring show on Saturday, April 1 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at his home at 247 Turkeyfoot Road. There will be spring quilts, throws and some Easter items.

Prayer requests continue for Bryan Swain, Jean Reavis, 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, Bob Ellis, 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.

Submit items to, message on Facebook or call 336-837-8122 no later than Friday.