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Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2011 2:56 pm

The Messenger, March 24, 2011
Café to open
Soul Food Café will be open at Exchange Street Church of Christ, located at 420 Exchange St. in Union City, April 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. Spotlight fun will include games such as corn hole and washer toss and the menu will feature homemade chili, grilled cheese sandwiches, baked potatoes and desserts.
The meal is free and everyone is welcome, a spokesman said.

Tibbs Family to sing
The Tibbs Family will be featured in a gospel singing Sunday at 6 p.m. at Walnut Log Baptist Church. The community is invited to attend.

 Church hosts pastor
The young adult pastor at Tusculum Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Nashville, Nathan Wheeler, will be the guest speaker Sunday at Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 631 East Church St. His text will be Isaiah 40:28-31. 
“In these unstable and disheartening times, it is so good to hear of the power and might of God and how trusting in Him will lift us out of the earthly ills,” a church spokesman said, “especially as we go toward Easter to finally see His power, even over death.”

Spring revival to begin
United  Church of the Living God at 609 Martin Luther King Drive in Fulton will host a spring revival Sunday and Monday at 6 p.m. The Rev. Garland White of St. John Baptist Church in Mounds, Ill., will be the evangelist. The pastor, Elder Margaret Pettigrew, and the assistant pastor, Elder Betty Gordon, invite the community to attend.

Fish plates for sale
The Gospel Goldenaires will be selling catfish plates Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. at the Union City Housing  Authority office at 1409 East Main St. The menu will include fish, white beans, spaghetti, cole slaw, cornbread and a beverage for $7. Other plates will be sold, as well.
To order, call Noletha Bledsoe at (731) 599-8994.

Cemetery clean-up set
Terrace Hill Cemetery clean-up in Troy is beginning and the mowing season will start Saturday. Lot owners are encouraged to pick up everything on the ground before that date. The cemetery will be cleaned to make mowing easier on that date.
For more information, call Ralph Norman at 538-2637.

Revival to begin
Cottonwood Baptist Church at 125 Gratio Road near Ridgely will begin revival services April 3 and continue through April 6.
The Rev. Justin Hiens will be the speaker.
Services on April 3 will be at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., with weeknight preaching at 7.
Hiens and his wife, Cherry, and children Annslee and Conner live in Greenville, Miss., and serve at Parkview Baptist Church. He attended Union University in Jackson and was youth pastor at Chapel Hill Baptist Church in Milan and at Union City Second Baptist Church. There will be special music April 4 by The Tittle Family.
The community is invited to attend.

Women’s conference set
Good News Worship Center at 65 Reed Road near Lexington will host the annual Women of Worth Conference April 8-9, with events beginning at 7 p.m. April 8 and continuing at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. April 9.
A fellowship meal will follow each gathering and the event is free, including meals, and is a non-denominational outreach.
Valerie Robinson of  Tulsa, Okla., will be the guest speaker.
For more information, call (731) 968-2980 or go to

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