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Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2011 7:17 pm

The Messenger, October 27, 2011

Food pantry to open
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church at 1422 Pleasant Valley Ave. in Union City will open the “One for All” food pantry Nov. 8 from 4-6 p.m.
Proof of income and residency is required.

Hallelujah Fest slated
Woodland Mills First Baptist Church’s annual Hallelujah Fest will be held Monday from 6-9 p.m. in the church’s ACTS Building, located behind the main church building.
The Christ-centered family event will include a hayride and potluck-style food — such as chili, soup, hot dogs, sandwiches, chips and desserts — for those attending to enjoy as they fellowship.
For more information, call the church office at 885-2033. The pastor is the Rev. Rick Burton.

 Trunk and Treat set
 First Church of God parking lot at 415 South Miles Ave. in Union City will be the site for a Trunk and Treat event beginning at 5 p.m. Monday. There will be free hot dogs and lots of candy.
All area children are invited to attend.

 Soul Food Café open
Exchange Street Church of Christ will be hosting Soul Food Café Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. November’s spotlight will emphasize traditional Thanksgiving memories.
The menu will include smoked turkey, dressing, green beans, sweet potatoes, salad and desserts.
As always, everyone is welcome and the food is free.

Fall Fest planned
Mt. Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Troy will be having the annual CPWM Fall Fest Saturday. Chili, drink and dessert will be served for a donation of cash or canned goods beginning at 5 p.m. There will be games for the children and the adults will be viewing a comedy by the Bald Knobbers. There will also be an auction of baked goods. All cash proceeds will go toward the purchase of new stained glass window for the church.
Trunk or Treat time set
Members of Union City First United Methodist Church will be on the rear parking lot of the church, located at 420 East Main St., Sunday night beginning at 5:30 to welcome guests. Cars and trucks will be decorated to call attention to 15 Bible stories and appropriately costumed car owners will have their trunks open and filled with treats to hand out to children who stop by. There will also be games, food, fun and fellowship for families.
The community is invited to attend.

Maddox to speak
Mark Maddox, former state representative and an educator from Dresden, will be the speaker Sunday at Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Prayer begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 10, Holy Grounds fellowship at 10:40 and worship at 11. A nursery will be provided and the sermon will be broadcast live on WOBT-TV.
“We’re excited too, that we’ll be hosting an ‘old fashioned’ neighborhood Halloween party at the church Monday from 5-8 p.m., a spokesman said. “There will be hot dogs and roasting marshmallows, popcorn and candy. Contests will focus on costumes, pumpkin carving, a scavenger hunt, limbo, Minute to Win It and lots of games, plus face painting, crafts, bobbing for apples, karaoke and story telling. It will be generally a fun time for the family to enjoy an evening together.”
 The church will also begin thinking of hungry children and will begin participating in the Loaves and Fishes program, which is designated “Latin America Hot Lunch” program this year.
Members of the congregation will be involved in feeding more than 1,645 people — mostly children — every weekday in Mexico and Columbia

Trunk-R-Treat set
On Halloween night Impact Children’s Ministry will be hosting a free Trunk-R-Treat event at First Assembly of God at 1810 Pleasant Valley Ave. in Union City. Children’s pastors Brian and Amy Johnson invite the community to come out with their children starting at 5 p.m. to enjoy the fun.

Fall celebration set
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Women will be hosting the annual fall luncheon and bake sale Friday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, located at 1422 Pleasant Valley Ave. in Union City.
Carryouts and deliveries will be $7.50. For more information, call 886-0259.

Bazaar plans told
Booths for artists, crafters and vendors are still available at St. Jude’s 12th annual Country Christmas Bazaar and Breakfast with Santa Dec. 3. The event will be held in the social hall of St. Jude Catholic Church in Martin from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
The day will start with Breakfast With Santa, followed by a hot homemade luncheon and the sale of delicious home-baked cookies and cakes.
A beautiful queen-size quilt will be raffled and a silent auction will be held. The event is known for having a large section of high-quality craft items including wood bowls, stained glass, woven shawls, Russian tea mix, jewelry and bath gift sets, a spokesman said.
Craft booths will be available for fee of $25 each and electricity will be provided. Space is limited, a spokesman said.
For more information, contact Judy Mehan, Country Christmas Bazaar chairman, at (731) 587-9086 or The deadline to register is Tuesday.

 Revival to begin
A God-called revival will begin this evening at 7 at Anointed Church of the Living God, located at 1211 South Miles Ave. in Union City. It will continue each evening through Saturday.
Elder Ron Smith of New Hope Free Will Baptist Church in Union City will be the evangelist this evening.
On Friday, the speaker will be Jedidiah Rice of Open Door Church of God in Christ in Dyersburg.
Elder Willie Burnett of All Nations Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ in Union City will preach Saturday.
Bishop Barbara Bolden and the congregation invited the community to join them.

Holiday fun planned
The annual holiday bazaar and chili luncheon sponsored by Faith Lutheran Church at 2012 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City, across from the Coca-Cola plant, will be Nov. 19 in the fellowship hall of the church.
There will be baked goods, craft items and collectibles from vendors.
Fans of the event will be able to enjoy hot chili for dine in or take out and proceeds will go to support youth activities.
For more information, call (731) 973-4995.

Fall Fest set
Calvary Baptist Church, located at 2250 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City, will host Fall Fest Saturday from 4-6 p.m. at the church.
Included in the fun will be a “trunk-or-treat” event, with vehicles “fully loaded” with candy. There will also be inflatables, hayrides, family photo opportunities, games and treats such as hot dogs, popcorn and beverages.
Non-scary costumes will be appropriate.
The community is invited to attend.

White to speak
Mark White, a prophetic evangelist form Columbia, will be the guest speaker Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Manna Ministries, located on the Ken-Tenn Highway near Union City.
The Rev. Ruth Green and the congregation invite the community to attend.

Family FunFest set
Union City Second Baptist Church, located at 831 Everett Blvd., will host Family FunFest Monday from 5-8 p.m.
This alternative to Halloween will feature free admission, concessions at reasonable prices and fun for all ages.
Among the events planned are games, inflatables, photos, horse rides, buggy rides, a hayride, face painting, crafts and candy and prizes.
Costume parades will be featured every hour, as well.
Children may wear costumes, but organizers request these not feature ghosts, goblins or other such outfits.

Rally slated
The Rally, a coming together for a common purpose event, will be held Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at Pentecostal Tabernacle, located at 16235 State Route 45 South in Water Valley, Ky. There will be pizza and games beginning at 6.
The guest speaker will be the Rev. Michael McClure of Turning Point Ministries in Hickman, Ky.
Those planning to attend are asked to call Rick and Michelle Palmer at (270) 705-6028 or Derrick and Pam Graves at (731) 592-9373 to RSVP with the number of students and adults attending.

Fall Festival planned
Mt. Olive Baptist Church, located west of Union City off Highway 22 or the Old Lake Road, will host a fall festival Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at the church. Visitors are reminded to turn at Preuett’s Quik Mart onto the Crystal Road, marked by a church sign, and go two miles to the church.
There will be grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, Magical Mink’s entertainment with train rides and giant inflatables, a best-tasting chili contest, cake walks, games and activities such as bobbing for  apples for all ages.
The community is invited to attend.

Women Helping
Women event set
Women Helping Women will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Healing Faith Family Worship Center, located on West Main Street in Union City.
The discussion will focus on the book “The Believer’s Authority” by Andrew Wommack.
For more information, call 885-8493.
Future meeting dates will be Nov. 14 and Nov. 28 at 6 p.m.

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