Sheffield-Calahaln: Ijames Baptist men remodel porch for community member

Published 10:56 am Tuesday, April 16, 2024

By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Emily Holland on April 19; Bessie Jane Wall and Clyde Jordan on April 23; and Eric Lineberry and Doug Prevette on April 25.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed in this column, please let me know.

Sheffield-Calahaln VFD’s Chief Matthew Mills welcomes everyone interested in becoming a firefighter and serving the community to come by the department or call 336-492-5791. Congratulations to the following officers for completing their NC Fire Officer 1 certification:  Asst. Chief Brandon Cheeks, Capt. Jay Lockhart and Capt. Jimmy Kinder.  This is a lengthy course designed to enhance the abilities of officers to better serve the community.  We very proud of these men and all our firefighters for the dedication and service to the community.

Hotdog Saturday at New Union will be serving up those great hotdogs on April 27 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

New Union welcomes everyone to Sunday School at 9 a.m. and worship service at 10 each week.  Kids Power Hour is Wednesdaysfrom 6:30 7:30 p.m.

Ijames Baptist Church’s worship service is each week at 10:30 a.m. 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. Ijames Children’s Choir for ages 2-12 meets Sundays 4:30-5 p.m.

Worship service at Community Covenant Church is each Sunday at 10:45 a.m., Evangelistic service on Sundays at 6 p.m. and Prayer meeting and Bible study on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. My thanks to Pastor Ledford for sharing this information each week. The church is at 1446 Sheffield Road. Everyone is welcome.

A time of prayer at Liberty Wesleyan Church is 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 Sunday, March 10, a lunch will follow the worship service.

The Harmony School Alumni Association will meet Saturday, May 11, in the Fellowship Hall of Rose Chapel Methodist Church at 813 Turnersburg Highway, Statesville.  Social time will begin at 4 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5.  The menu will consist of beef tips and gravy, crusted chicken, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, green beans, slaw, peach cobbler, banana pudding, tea and rolls. The cost is $20 per person.  RSVP to Carolyn Anderson at 704-838-3374 or Wanda Stafford at 704-876-4241 by May 1.

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 at Farmington is $3, but musicians get in free.

Each Friday evening from 6-8 at MawMaw’s Restaurant local musical talent is featured. Everyone enjoyed the gospel performance by Gaining Ground on Friday. Looking forward to seeing them back in May.

Wesley Chapel UMC still has TerriLynn nuts for sale.  For more information, contact Kathy at 336-830-5123. The nuts are available at the breakfast fundraiser this Saturday.  Come out for a breakfast of country ham, sausage, grits, gravy, eggs, apples, biscuits, beverages.

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, Fred Beck and  Terry Dyson.  Our sincere condolences to the families of Sadie Thompson and Lawrence Carter.

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