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Posted: Thursday, February 24, 2011 1:11 pm

The Messenger, February 24, 2011
Soul Food serving
Exchange Street Church of Christ will be hosting Soul Food Café  Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. The menu will be spaghetti, green beans, salad, bread and desserts. Special guests will be The Ambassadors of Freed-Hardeman University, an a cappella Christian singing group. They will provide the entertainment for the evening. As always, the food is free; and everyone is welcome, a spokesman said.

Parker to sing
Southern gospel recording artist Ivan Parker will be at Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson March 25 at 6:30 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30 and a love offering will be accepted.

Choir Day planned
Friendship Freewill Baptist Church will host the annual Choir Day at 2:30 p.m.  Sunday. Various choirs will be singing at the church, which is located at 1304 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Union City.
The public is invited to attend.

Community service set
A community prayer service, billed as “A Service of Unity and Hope,” is planned for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Union City First Baptist Church, located at 500 East Church St. There will be a community choir under the direction of Steve Russell, with practice set for 5:45 p.m.
The church extends an invitation to Goodyear employees/retirees and their families, union leadership, community business leaders, area mayors and council members, community church pastors and church leadership, local and state elected officials and everyone interested in the community.

Wallaces to speak
Missionaries Matt and Heather Wallace will be at Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 631 East Church St. Sunday at 11 a.m. The Wallaces have been serving in Myanmar in southeast Asia through New Mission Systems International. They have returned to this country after three years in Myanmar to complete formal training at the graduate level in community development so they can return to that nation with new tools to assist people there. Their ministry involves a holistic understanding of the Good News through sustainable business and ministry models. Part of their vision is to help Christians begin small businesses that can help the church fund the rapid expansion of God’s kingdom taking place in Myanmar. These businesses will provide much needed local employment. Another part of the couple’s vision is to equip evangelists to teach basic development principals in hard-to-reach villages, thus spreading the Good News in word and deed.
The community is invited to attend to learn more about their ministry.

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