Sheffield-Calahaln: Kids Christmas Party Sunday at New Union

Published 2:50 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2023

By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Tanner Atkins on Dec. 15; Nancy Peacock on Dec. 19; Chance Goforth and Hilda Keaton on Dec. 21.  Happy anniversary to: Randy and Amanda Keller on Dec. 14 and Bill and Brenda Reeves on Dec, 21. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, let me know.

New Union Methodist will be busy in coming weeks: this Sunday, there will be a Kids Christmas Party at 3:30 p.m. and a Youth Christmas Party at 6; Wednesday, Dec, 20, the Kid’s Christmas Play will be held at 7 p.m.; and on Sunday, Dec. 24, there will be a Christmas Eve service at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to join for the Christmas play and Christmas Eve service.

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

Ijames Baptist Church’s worship service is each week at 10:30. 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 grades will meet each Sunday from 5-6.  Adult Bible Study is Sunday evenings at 5.  Everyone is invited.  Children’s Choir for ages 2-12 meets Sundays from 4:30-5 p.m.

A time of prayer is held at Liberty Wesleyan Church each Sunday at 9:30, followed by Sunday School at 10 and Worship at 11. Choir practice is each Wednesday at 7.

Vauda Ellis and Renae Lail want to thank everyone for joining them the past two Saturdays at Poplar Springs Christmas Open House.  They wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and the happiest of New Year.

Several folks from our area and surrounding areas were seen in the Advance Christmas Parade on Saturday.  Some were Klaire Allen with the Sheffield Volunteer Fire Department, Junior Dunn, who is well known for his radio show on WDSL and his music; and members of the Advance Masonic Lodge.  One of the original members of the lodge was 91-year-old Tom Cornatzer, and the Lodge Master, Mark Howell. Thanks to Darlene Wood for submitting the Masonic Lodge photos and information.

Each Friday evening from 6-8 at MawMaw’s Restaurant on US 601 South in Mocksville, local musicians perform.

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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