Sheffield-Calahaln: Poplar Springs announces open house dates

Published 1:39 pm Tuesday, November 14, 2023

By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Judy Fay on Nov. 18 and Bradley Beck on Nov. 20.  Anniversary wishes to the following: Randy and Vicki Groce on Nov. 17; and Roger and Judy Daniels and Allen and Barbara French on Nov. 22.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, 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 welcomes everyone to Sunday School at 9 am 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 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Ijames Baptist’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.  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. Ijames Children’s Choir for ages 2-12 meets Sundays from 4:30-5 p.m.

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 held each Wednesday at 7 p.m. This Saturday, members will be at Matthew 25 in Harmony, donating and helping serve a table for the community’s Thanksgiving meal. Nov, 26, will be the Hanging of the Greens.

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

The J. Max McKee band were a hit at MawMaw’s on Friday. NuHiWay will play this Friday night from 6-8.

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.

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