Sheffield-Calahaln: Egg hunts, Easter services planned at local churches

Published 10:54 am Friday, April 7, 2023

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Helen Bulla on April 8; Rowan Fay and April Ottone on April 10; and Stephen Keller, Chris Wilson and Hazel Smoot on April 13. Happy anniversary to: Paul and Betty Beck and Andy and Brandi Drye on April 8; and Jerry and Eddie Lou Keller on April 12. 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 making his spring quilt sale a success.  He appreciates all the love and support and wishes everyone a great summer.

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 with you.

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

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

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Liberty Wesleyan Saturday from 9-11 a.m., including lucky ones and three golden eggs.

Easter Sunrise Service at Liberty Wesleyan will be held at 7:30 a.m. at the cross, followed by refreshments in the fellowship hall at 8. Sunday School on Easter will be at 9 and worship at 10. All are invited.

Easter Sunrise Service at Ijames Baptist 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.  Everyone is invited.

New Union will have an Easter breakfast at 8:30 a.m., followed by worship at 10. There will be no Sunday School. Visitors are welcome.

The Harmony High School Alumni will have their annual reunion on Saturday, May 13 at 4 p.m. at Captain’s Galley, 544 Turnersburg Hwy. Members of the 1965 class met at Ann Lowe’s house recently to discuss and make plans.  RSVP by calling Ann at 704-534-0704, Brenda at 336-837-8122, or via email at or We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Ijames Baptist’s worship service is each week at 10:30 a.m.  Bible Study topic “Sharing Jesus without Fear” is 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 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 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 Saturday morning at 10.  Men’s Bible Study will be Thursday evenings at 7. Choir practice is each Wednesday at 7.  “We Care Meals for Shut-ins” began on March 1 and will continue on a regular basis.

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 held each Wednesday evening from 6:30-7:30.

Community Covenant welcomes everyone to Sunday morning worship service at 10:45.

If you like to play music or enjoy listening and dancing, check out the Meatlocker Jam on Mondays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and/or BoTyme each Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information and location of these jams, contact me via Facebook or email.

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, Maria Knight and Suzonne Stratton  Our sincere condolences to the Glenda Boger family.

Please submit all news to me at, message me on Facebook or call me at 336-837-8122 no later than Friday.