Sheffield-Calahaln: Junior Dunn celebrates birthday with what else – cake and music

Published 1:31 pm Tuesday, May 23, 2023

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Mike Branham and Nellie Reavis on May 27; Chris Jordan and Adalyn Ottone on May 28; Dawn Allen on May 30; and Jackson Willliams and Renee Vandall on June 1. Happy anniversary to Anthony Eddie and Pam McDaniel who will celebrate on May 30. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, let me know.

A large party of family and friends gathered at the home of Junior Dunn on Monday to help him celebrate his 90th birthday. The party was given by his children. Junior is well known in the bluegrass world for his band and weekly show on WDSL radio. A large assortment of sandwiches, snacks and birthday cake was enjoyed by all.  We all wish Junior a very Happy Birthday and many more.

Ijames Baptist’s worship is each week at 10:30 a.m.  Bible Study topic “Sharing Jesus without Fear” is held each Sunday from 5-6. TeamKID is held each Sunday at the same time for children 3 years to 6th grade.

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. Choir practice is each Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Baby Bottle Drive for Davie Pregnancy Center runs through June 18.

Hotdog Saturday at New Union is for this Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the church parking lot. There will also be 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 a.m. and worship service at 10 each week.  Kids and Youth Night is held each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30. A Blessing Box is full and ready for those in need.

Community Covenant invites you to join them on Sundays at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. for worship and on Wednesday evenings at 6 for Bible study.

If you like to play music or just 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 locations, 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, 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 Earl Cuthrell family, the Jimmy Whitaker family, George Arnold Kasare family (this is Michelle Bell’s dad) and to the family of Robert Dale Garrison (Pastor Rob Garrison’s father).

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