Sheffield-Calahaln: Gaining Ground at Maw Maw’s Friday evening

Published 1:21 pm Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Steven Dyson on Feb. 16; Chris Reeves on Feb. 19; and Norman Spry on Feb. 20. If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please let me know.

Sheffield-Calahaln Volunteer Fire Department Chief Matthew Mills welcomes those interested in becoming a firefighter and serving the community to come by the department or call 336-492-5791.

Community Covenant Church, 1446 Sheffield Road, is conducting a Sunday morning worship service at 10:45 each week.  On Sunday evenings, an evangelistic service is held at 6. On Wednesday evenings prayer meeting and Bible study is at 7 p.m.  The Allegheny Wesleyan College Choir will visit Sunday morning, March 17 at 10:45, with a carry-in dinner to follow.  All are welcome.

The New Union Men’s Group is selling tickets for one pound of barbecue.  Cost of $15 includes slaw, buns and dip. Pick up at New Union Church on Saturday, March 2 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  For tickets and more information, contact 336-345-3672.  New Union 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 each Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Ijames Baptist Church’s worship service is each at 10:30 a.m. Ijames Baptist is collecting non-perishable items for a Blessing Box on the church grounds.  Ijames TeamKid for ages 3 years to 5th grade and the Youth Group, ages 6th-12th grade will meet each Sunday from 5-6. Adult Bible Study is Sunday evenings at 5.  Everyone is invited.  The Children’s Choir for ages 2-12 meets Sundays from 4:30-5.

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 each Wednesday at 7.

Jam sessions are held each week on Mondays at Eddie’s Place in Cool Springs from 6-9:30 p.m.

The BoTyme Jam is Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Farmington Community Center. Admission is $3 but musicians get in free.

Each Friday evening from 6-8 live local music is featured at MawMaw’s Restaurant on US 601 S.  Darrell Connor and the Country Music Legends played to a full house this past Friday; they will be back on May 17. This Friday, Gaining Ground will perform bluegrass and gospel songs.

Wesley Chapel UMC is selling TerriLynn nuts. Ccontact Kathy at 336-830-5123.  They also the nuts available at the breakfast fundraiser held the third Saturday of each month.

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, Emily Brown, Marsha Gobble, Brent Gobble, Brian Jacobs, Mary Teague, Eddie Porter, Janie Williams, Maria Knight, Larry Knight, Violet Coursey, Clyde Jordan, Jack Seaford, Mark Hendrix and Suzonne Stratton.

Please submit all news to me at, message me on Facebook or call me at 336-837-8122 no later than Friday.