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Revival to begin
Back to the Basic Revival, planned for New Faith Church at 305 North Broadway in Obion, will be Monday through Thursday at 7 each evening.
“Everyone in invited to join us for this ‘red hot’ summer revival services. We will have special music and preaching and a good time will be had by all,” said Bishop Lee Cook, pastor. Call 536-6219 for more information.
Community picnic set
South Fulton Antioch Mis-sionary Baptist Church in South Fulton will be hosting a community picnic that it hopes will become a tradition Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. at City Park in Fulton.
The community is invited to attend and lunch will be served at noon and is free of charge.
The Rev. Buster Johnson is the pastor.

To sell Boston butts
The Mason Dixon Swine cooking team will be preparing Boston butts for sale for $20 as a fundraiser for New Life Worship Center at 406 East Bransford St. in Union City.
Orders are now being accepted for the meat, to be prepared by this second-place team in the Washington, D.C., national competition. Tickets are available from any church members. Pickup will be Sept. 1 from 8-11 a.m. at the church.
For more information, call the Rev. Chris Brady at 335-0751 or the Rev. Steve Gatlin at 536-6656 and leave a message.

3rd Sunday Singing planned
Obion County 3rd Sunday Singing will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Lakeview Church of Christ on Highway 22 near Samburg.
The community is invited to attend.

Gospel singing slated
Beech Cumberland Presby-terian Church, located at 880 Beech Chapel Road near Union City, will host a community gospel singing Sunday, with Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11, a noon fellowship meal and the singing at 1:30 p.m. Anyone who likes to sing or listen to “good ole gospel music” is invited to attend, according to the pastor, Dr. Bobby Williams. “We are planning to have a wonderful afternoon praising God in song ‘the old-time Christian way’ and we hope you will make plans to join us,” he said.

Bible school offered
Sunday Bible School will be 10 a.m. Sunday and will continue through Nov. 4 for students of all ages at Mount Zion Church of Christ at 3969 Old Samburg Road at Hornbeak near Flippen’s Hillbilly Barn.
The community is invited to take part in this opportunity to learn more about God, Jesus, the Bible and how to go to heaven through classes taught by skilled teachers.
William Denman is the preacher. Classes are open from newborns through adults.

Usher Day program set
The pastor and members of Everfaithful Missionary Baptist Church at 817 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Union City will be celebrating Usher Day Sunday at 3 p.m.
The guest speaker will be Bishop Barbara Bolden and the choir from Anointed Church of the Living God in Union City.
The Rev. Harry Hayes is pastor.

Ozark trip planned
Union City First United Methodist Church is providing a four-night, five-day trip to Eureka Springs, Ark., and Branson, Mo., Sept. 17-21. There are several double-occupancy rooms available.
The fee of $545 per person covers lodging, daily breakfasts and evening meals and nine events and top-rated shows.
The group will leave from the church parking lot behind the sanctuary at 420 East Main St. Sept. 17 at 8 a.m.
“This trip represents a wonderful offer at a great price, all mixed in with fun Christian friends. Call 885-3573 for more information,” said adult program coordinator Paula Chapman.
Book signing set
Former Union Citian Johnny Walker, a retired Baptist minister living in Corinth, Miss., was recently honored by his children and grandchildren when they had his book “The Life and Ministry of a Country Preacher” published in honor of his 75th birthday.
A book signing is planned for Saturday from 2-4 p.m. in the foyer of Oakland Baptist Church in Corinth.
The book, written for his family, traces the preacher’s life from his birth in rural West Tennessee to the miracles God performed during his ministries in Tennessee and Mississippi. It was written to prove that God can use anyone who is willing to surrender to His will.
Walker and his wife of over 55 years, the former Louise Mitchell of Union City, retired and moved to Corinth in 1997.
Their family includes their son and daughter-in-law, Jay and Teresa Walker of McMinnville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Jim Pinkston of Corinth and Vicki and John Clark of Olive Branch, Miss.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Anyone seeking more information about the book may contact the Walkers at

Trio to sing
Face to Face gospel trio will sing Sunday at Obion First United Methodist Church.
There will be a time of fellowship at 5, followed by the concert at 6.
The community is invited to attend, a spokesman said.

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