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Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2012 4:17 pm

The Messenger, March 15, 2012
Pinnell to speak
Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church will welcome the Rev. Jim Pinnell of Gleason Cumberland Presbyterian Church Sunday.
His topic will be “The Faithful Father,” based on Luke 15:11-32.
The community is invited to attend the 11 a.m. worship service at 631 East Church St.
A nursery will be available and services are also broadcast live on WOBT-TV.
For transportation, call 885-9773.
The church will soon be welcoming a new pastor.
The Rev. Drew Hayes and his wife and young child will be relocating to Union City from Bowling Green, Ky., in April.
Wednesday night at 6 in the sanctuary, Camielle Fishel will speak and show some slides about her recent mission trip to Tegucigalpa, Honduras.  
She is an obstetrical nurse at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.

Men’s Day event set
Bells Chapel CME Church, located at 207 North Highland Drive in Fulton, will host the annual Men’s Day Sunday at 3 p.m.
The Rev. Kerney Boyd of Greater Mt. Zion Church of God in Christ in Hickman, Ky., will be the speaker.
The Rev. Claudette Snorton and the congregation invite the community to attend.
To sell dinners
Powerhouse Evangelistic Outreach Center Ministries, located at 2131 Nailling Drive, will be selling dinners Sunday, starting at 1.
The menu will include smothered pork chops, macaroni and cheese, cabbage, cornbread, dessert and beverage for $6 per plate.
The community is invited to support this effort.

‘Rick’ to appear
Radio personality Rick Burgess, star of the popular Rick and Bubba Morning  Show from Birmingham, Ala., will be the speaker at Union City Second Baptist Church, located at 831 Everett Blvd., March 29.
There will be two opportunities to enjoy the meal, once at 5:30 p.m. and one at 6:15, with the program to begin at 7.
The University of Tennessee mascot, Smokey, will also make an appearance at the Sportsmen Night Out event and there will be food, fun for the whole family, fellowship, door prizes and vendors.
Tickets are $10 and are available at the church.
Call 885-5223 or go to

To show OctoberBaby
OctoberBaby will be airing in the local theater beginning March 23.
The Obion County Ministerial Association is sponsoring the local event and several of the participating churches have purchased blocks of tickets.
Tickets will also be available at Hollywood Showcase for regular showings.
On March 23, those times will be 4:30 p.m., 7 and 9:30.
There will be four screenings on March 24 and  March 25 and regular movie hours throughout the following days.
This movie is described as “a profoundly beautiful story and a powerful testament to the importance of every human life.”
The director is Alex Kendrick, who also directed the hit film “Courageous.”
Producers have assigned 10 percent of profits from the movie to the Every Life Is Beautiful Fund, which will distribute the money to frontline organizations helping women facing crisis pregnancies, life-affirming adoption agencies and those caring for orphans, a spokesman said.
The public is invited to view this important and very moving film, said a spokesman for the Obion County Ministerial Association.

‘Burning Hell’ showing
Evangel Temple Church, located on West Reelfoot Avenue in Union City, will be showing the movie “Burning Hell” Sunday at 5 p.m.
The community is invited to attend.

‘Perspective’ to open
Manna Ministries will showcase “An Angel’s Perspective: See the World Through My Eyes,” Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.
The event is free and donations will be accepted to cover the expense.
James  Shelton Ministries is behind the event.
For more information, go to this professional actor and comedian’s website at or call (810) 730-9924.
The church is located at 4001 Ken-Tenn Road near Union City.

Clothing available
Pentecostal Tabernacle, located at 16235 State  Route 45 South in Water Valley, Ky., will host a clothing give-away March 24 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the church. All those in need are invited to attend and  take advantage of this opportunity.