Sheffield-Calahaln: Bo Tyme Jam founder surprised on birthday

Published 12:36 pm Tuesday, May 7, 2024

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By Brenda Bailey



Birthday wishes to:  Faye Church on May 11; Stephen Keller, Tammy Keller and Emily Brown on May 13; Amber Thutt and Bryan Swain on May 14; and Marie Craig and Bejamin Reeves on May 16.  Happy anniversary to Gary and Alisa Allen on May 14.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please let me know.

Sheffield-Calahaln VFD’s Chief Matthew Mills welcomes everyone interested in becoming a firefighter to come by the department or call 336-492-5791.

The next Hotdog Saturday is scheduled for May 25 at New Union.

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

Ijames Baptist’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 meets Sundays from 5-6 p.m.  Adult Bible Study is held Sunday evenings at 5. The Children’s Choir for ages 2-12 meets Sundays 4:30-5.

The women of Ijames held a brunch on Saturday, April 27. A large assortment of food was enjoyed.  Women brought a baby gift to be donated to the Davie Pregnancy Care Center.

Eleven men from Ijames left this past week a Red Springs Mission Camp weekend.  They used their skills in repairing and rebuilding what was needed.

Worship service at Community Covenant is held each Sunday at 10:45 a.m. and Junior church class for children is also held at 10:45, Evangelistic service on Sundays at 6 p.m. and Prayer meeting and Bible study on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.  The church is at 1446 Sheffield Road.

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 each Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Center Methodist is holding a Bible study each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.  The Book of Philippians Bible Study will be led by Pastor Jesse Teal. The church is at 1857 US 64 W.  Email Teal at

A hotdog special and surprise birthday party was held at Farmington on Thursday to celebrate the birthday of Gerald “Bo” Messick. There would be no BoTyme Jam if not for Bo Messick, who also puts videos on Facebook. Bo’s birthday was May 5. We all wish him a happy birthday and many more.

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, musicians get in free.

Each Friday evening from 6-8 local musicians are featured at MawMaw’s Restaurant on US 601 S.  NuHiWay performed to a large crowd this past Friday. Gaining Ground will perform this Friday.

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, Brian Jacobs, Mary Teague, Eddie Porter, Janie Williams, Maria Knight, Larry Knight, Violet Coursey, Clyde Jordan, Jack Seaford, Fred Beck, Tom Cornatzer and  Terry Dyson.  Our sincere condolences to the Linda Jane Owings family and the Larry Knight family.

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