Sheffield-Calahaln: New Union kids turn pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns

Published 12:33 pm Tuesday, October 31, 2023

By Brenda Bailey

Sheffield-Calahaln

Correspondent

Birthday to:  Mary Lou Teague on Nov. 3; Jody Blackwelder on Nov. 4; Jecca Atkins on Nov. 5; Cindy Reeves, Skyler Wilson and Morgan Thutt on Nov. 8; and Louise Spry on Nov. 9.  Anniversary wishes to:  Michael and Gina Swisher on Nov. 4 and Craig and Jessica Myers on Nov. 6. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

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.

New Union’s final Hotdog Saturday for 2023 was a huge success. We thank everyone who has supported fundraisers this year.  We look forward to seeing everyone again in 2024.

New Union also welcomes everyone to Sunday School at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. each week. A Blessing Box is full and ready for those in need.  The Kids Power Hour is held each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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.  Anyone in need may take what they can use. Ijames TeamKid for ages 3 years to 5th grade and the Youth Group, ages 6th-12th grade will meet each Sunday from 5-6 p.m. Adult Bible Study is held Sunday evenings at 5. Everyone is invited.  Ijames Baptist Children’s Choir for ages 2-12 will meet Sundays from 4:30-5 p.m.

A time of prayer is held at Liberty 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. On Nov. 12, there will be Thankfulness meal following the 11 a.m. worship service honoring Pastor Neil Taylor and family for Pastor Appreciation Month.

Chester Reeves, owner of Chester’s Quilts, will have a sale of his quilts and throws Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. He has a new selection of Christmas throws and quilts pieced and quilted by him.  The sale is at 247 Turkeyfoot Road.  Call 336-492-5837.    

Poplar Springs School, 660 Ijames Church Road, will hold Christmas Open House on Saturdays, Dec. 2 and 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mona Jo & Friends were a hit at MawMaw’s on Friday. There is live music each Friday evening from 6-8 with local talent.

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, Geraldine Lambert, Betty Beck, Sue Gobble, 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 Wanda Newman Lingle family.

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