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Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2010 11:56 am

The Messenger, April 8, 2010
To serve lunch
Lunches will be sold Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m., at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church at 720 East College St. in Union City.
Plate choices will include fish, hamburgers and hot dogs and homemade ice cream. Popcorn and beverages will also be available.
The Rev. A.E. McCadney is pastor.

CP events set
Mount Ararat Cumber-land Presbyterian Church will host a youth rally Friday, with praise and worship beginning at 7 p.m. Matthew Medford, Peter Jeffrey and students from Bethel University in McKenzie will be leading the service.
Everyone is invited to attend, a spokesman said.
Following the service, there will be a cookout and a lock-in will be staged for high school youth in attendance.
The overnight fun will be capped with a breakfast for the high schoolers the following morning.
The church will begin revival services Sunday and continue through Wednesday, with Jeffrey as the evangelist.
He and some of the musical performers from Renaissance at Bethel University will be sharing music at the services, which will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday and will continue at 7 weeknights.
The community is invited to attend.

Yard-bake sale set
Troy First United Methodist Church will host its annual yard-bake sale to benefit Reelfoot Rural Ministries from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday in the church’s activities building on the town square.
Clothing for men, women and children, knick-knacks, baked goods provided by the congregation’s United Methodist Women and coffee and doughnuts will be available.
The Rev. Judd Mowery is pastor.

To observe anniversary
Bashan Baptist Church in Rives will host an anniversary celebration Sunday.
The 2:30 p.m. speaker will be the Rev. Kenny Craig of Fairview Mission-ary Baptist Church in Dyer. His congregation will be special guests.
A meal will be served at 1:30 p.m.
The community is invited to attend.
Elder Rozelle Dotstry is pastor and the Rev. Paul Jenkins is assistant minister.

Berry to be honored
The Rev. John Paul Berry and his family will be honored with a brunch, hosted by friends, Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon at Union City First Baptist Church family life center on East Church Street.
Friends are invited to attend.

‘Fire’y revival planned
“Do you need a refreshing in your spirit? Does your soul need to be ignited for God once again? Then come on out to New Beginnings at 2221 Oakshire Road in Union City Saturday through April 18 and ‘catch on fire’ with us,” says a spokesman for the congregation.
Services will be 4 p.m. Sundays and at 6 every other night.
Speakers will include Becky Jones of Union City on Saturday, Jill Shore of Union City Sunday and April 18, Shirley McCowan of Ramer Monday, Kathy Alexander of Dyersburg Tuesday and April 15, Val Reed of Union City Wednesday, the Rev. Don Coomes of Beech Bluff April 16 and the Rev. Lou Coomes of Beech Bluff April 17.
For more information, call the Rev. Angie Simbeck at 885-6324.
To honor pastor
Mount Herman Mis-sionary Baptist Church in Woodland Mills will honor the pastor, the Rev. James Jones, and his wife, Mary, for 25 years of service Sunday.
The assistant pastor, Leroy Crumble, will be the speaker at 11:15 a.m. and the Rev. Melvin Mays of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Tiptonville will be the 3 p.m. speaker.
A fellowship meal is planned for 1:30 p.m.
The community is invited to join the congregation for this special occasion.

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