Sheffield-Calahaln: New Union youth enjoy time at coastal retreat

Published 9:55 am Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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By Brenda Bailey


Birthday wishes to: Carson Thutt on July 12; Tony Prevette and Tammy Beck on July 14; Johnny Keaton and Barbara Barney on July 15; Sonya Spry and Jason Brown on July 17; and Matthew Dyson and Wanda Hartle on July 18. Happy snniversary to Dale and Lynn Sherrill on July 17.  If you would like a birthday or anniversary listed, please let me know.

The annual back to school bash at Sheffield-Calahaln Fire Dept. is Aug. 17 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Several youth from New Union Church, along with Pastor Tim Lowery and adult counselors spent several days at Fort Caswell Coastal Retreat in Oak Island. It was a week worshiping God.  The focus verse was “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” Matthew 6:33. Thanks to the pastor for photos.

Hotdog Saturday at New Union is July 27.

New Union Vacation Bible School is July 28-31 from 6-8 each night.  Kid’s 0-12th grade are welcome to join “Game Day Central” with interactive Bible lessons, songs, and games. Supper will be provided.

Vacation Bible School at Community Covenant will be July 22-26 from 6-8 each evening for children ages 4-12. The theme is “Wanted by God”.  The church is at 1446 Sheffield Road.

The Schoolhouse Music Jam at Farmington Community Center starts Thursday, July 11.  Potluck at 6 p.m., followed by country and gospel music at 6:30.  Admission is $3 per person.

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, 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, Violet Coursey, Clyde Jordan, Jack Seaford, Fred Beck, Tom Cornatzer and  Terry Dyson.  Our sincere condolences to the Freida Foster family and the Jimmy Ray Carter family.

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