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Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012 3:55 pm

The Messenger, February 16, 2012
McGregors welcomed
The McGregors will be holding revival meetings at Samburg Assembly of God, located at 253 North Reelfoot Ave., Feb. 26-29.
Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., with weeknight services at 7.
“These anointed men of God are world renowned international evangelists and recording artists, ministering in word and song with music that crosses all denominational, cultural and age barriers,” a spokesman said. “The theme for the revival is ‘Encounter God in 2012.’ Special prayer will be offered for the sick, the afflicted, the lonely and the oppressed.”
The Rev. George Hut-chison and the congregation invite everyone to bring family and friends, young and old to the revival meetings and say, “Get ready for a life changing experience.”
 White to speak
The Rev. Mark White of Nashville will be the guest speaker at Manna Ministries, located at 4001 Ken-Tenn Highway near Union City, Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.
The Rev. Ruth Green and the congregation invite the community to attend.

Pelczar introduced
The members of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 1303 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City are welcoming the Rev. Krzysztof Pelczar, deacon, to the staff in the capacity of deacon intern.
One of five children, he was born in Jaroslaw, Poland, in 1982, son of Zdzislaw and Janina Pelczar. After completing high school, he entered the seminary of the Diocese of Sandomierska in Poland and completed two years of philosophy and a year of theology. In 2005, he left his diocese in Poland and transferred to Saints Cyril and Methodius Seminary in Orchard Lake, Mich., near Detroit.
An accomplished artist who has displayed his work in several art shows, he has been commissioned by various churches for his artistic talents.
He has been affiliated with the Catholic Diocese of Memphis since 2006 and was ordained a transitional deacon at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Humboldt.
He is completing his course of study as a deacon intern at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and is scheduled to be ordained to the priesthood in June for service in the 21-county area of West Tennessee served by the Catholic Diocese of Memphis.

Nelons to sing
The Nelons, a renowned Southern Gospel singing group, will appear at Union Church, located at 585 State Route 1125  South near Fulton, just off Middle Road, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. The community is invited to attend.

Calling sportsmen
Union City Second Baptist Church will present Sportsmen Night Out March 29, with meals to be served at both 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. and the food, fun, fellowship and other excitement set for 7.
Tickets and information are available at the church, located at 831 Everett Blvd., by calling 885-5223 or by visiting The ticket price will be $10 and a popular speaker will be featured. Tickets are available at the church, at Five Seasons and at First State Bank.
Those interested in setting up outdoor vendor booths are asked to contact the church.

Adams to speak
Jamie Adams, the youth director at Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church, will be the speaker Sunday at 11 a.m. Her sermon, “Men With Broken Hearts,” will be based on Luke 10:25-37. The service will also be broadcast live on WOBT-TV and may be viewed at
A nursery is available for the service.

Stewardess Tea set
Bells  Chapel CME Church, located at 207 North Highland Drive in Fulton, will host a Stewardess Tea Sunday from 3-5 p.m. The Rev. Kimberly Traylor of Miles Chapel CME Church in Paducah, Ky., will be the speaker.
The Rev. Claudette Snorton and the congregation invite the community to attend.