Sheffield-Calahaln: Hotdog Saturday to benefit Gobble, Jacobs families

Published 1:44 pm Tuesday, September 19, 2023

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to: Riley Barnes and Brenda Bailey on Sept. 22; Tonya Reeves on Sept. 23; Larry Dyson and Elijah Atkins on Sept. 24; and Sue Gobble on Sept. 26.  Anniversary wishes to Chris and Tonya Reeves on Sept. 25. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in, please let me know.

The Sheffield-Calahaln VFD/s 20 gun bingo is Nov. 11.  Tickets are on sale for $50 each which includes 20 games plus the meal. Only 300 tickets will be sold. Contact Gary Allen at 336-345-3672 or Mitch Masencup at 336-909-1422.

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.

There will be a fundraiser at New Union Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the church parking lot, serving up those great hotdogs.  There will also be some baked goods and RADA cutlery for sale.  The church is at Sheffield and County Line roads. Proceeds from this fundraiser go to Chief Deputy Brian Jacobs with the Davie County Sheriff’s Office who is undergoing treatment for cancer and Brent Gobble, who was involved in a serious accident.

New Union also welcomes everyone to Sunday School at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 each week. A Blessing Box is full and ready for those in need.  The Kids Power Hour is held each Wednesday from 6:30-:30 pm.

Ijames Baptist Church’s worship service is each week at 10:30 a.m. Ijames is collecting non-perishable items for a Blessing Box on the church grounds. Ijames TeamKid is Sunday evenings from 4:30-6:00 for kids 3 years to 5th grade.  Adult Bible Study will be Sunday evenings at 5 studying the topic “Counter Culture” to help develop a Gospel lens in the American culture.  Everyone is invited. Ijames also has a Children’s Choir for ages 2-12.  A Sunday night Youth Group will begin soon for 6th-12th graders.

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. Choir practice is held each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Homecoming at Community Covenant Church will be Sunday at 10:45 a.m., with a carry-in dinner following the service. A dedication of the new addition will be held at 3 p.m. Featured speaker at both services will be Rowan and Judy Fay, and special singers and speakers will be Derek and Alanna McIntire. Pastor Keith and Linda Ledford invite you to join them any Sunday at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. for worship and on Wednesday evenings at 6 for Bible study.  The church is at 1446 Sheffield Road.

Gaining Ground played to a large crowd on Friday evening at MawMaw’s, so large even I could get a table. Mountain Blessings will perform this Friday and Last Hour Bluegrass on the 29th.

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 location of these jams, contact me via Facebook or email.

Prayer requests continue for Bryan Swain, 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, Emily Brown, Marsha Gobble, Mary Teague, Eddie Porter, Janie Williams, Larry Richie, Maria Knight, Violet Coursey, Clyde Jordan, Jack Seaford and Suzonne Stratton.  Our sincere condolences to the family of Jane Kimmer.

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