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Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2012 1:55 pm

The Messenger, March 22, 2012

Osment to speak
Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church will welcome the Rev. Mike Osment  Sunday. He will be preaching on the topic “A Caring Conscience,” based on I Corinthians 8:1-13.
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 Bethel Universiy Renaissance Theatre Group will also present “live” Bible stories at a special service April 15.

Perrys to sing
There will be a gospel singing featuring The Perrys April 1 at 6 p.m. There is no admission charge, but a love offering will be received.
The concert is set for Holy Hills Baptist Church at 475 Hwy. 51 Bypass North in Dyersburg.
For more information, contact  the Rev. Jeremy Ballinger at (731) 616-2581.

Group to sing
Blessed Assurance of Tiptonville will be singing at Star of Bethlehem Assembly of God at 3141 Marvin Vaught Road near Troy Saturday at 7 p.m. The Rev. Tommy Roper and the congregation invite the community to attend.
For more information, call 885-7767 or (731) 676-5199.

Wild game supper set
Calvary Baptist Church, located at 2250 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City, is sponsoring a wild game supper Saturday, with doors opening at 5 p.m. and the meal set for 6. Jon Paul Moody of Harvest Outdoor Ministries will be the guest speaker. He has earned the title of “The Best Predator Caller in the World” and will be presenting a Predator Hunting Seminar at this event.
All men and young men are invited to share in this exciting evening. There will be a free meal and door prizes. Reservations are required and must be booked by Friday noon by calling the church office at 885-2961 or emailing

‘Egg-stravaganza’ set
Mt. Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Troy will be hosting a community-wide Easter “Egg-stravaganza” March 31, beginning at noon, in the gazebo, with activities moved into the church activities building in the event of rain.
An egg hunt will be the attraction for the day and there will be other surprises, prizes and fun activities.
The community is invited to take part.

To welcome Joylanders
The Joylanders of Trenton, a well-known  Southern gospel group, will be singing at Community Family Fellowship Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Jason Griggs, lead singer for the group, will deliver the message.
The church meets at the Hospitality House at 1221 West Reelfoot Ave. in Union City. The Rev. Wayne McLean is pastor.
For more information, call 536-6514.

‘Refreshing’ time planned
Manna Ministries, located at 4001 Ken-Tenn Hwy. near Union City, invites the community to “A Time of Refreshing” praise and worship Sunday at 6 p.m. The Rev. Mark Breeden and the worship team from Union City Assembly of God will be in charge of the program.
The Rev. Ruth Green is pastor.

Welcoming missionaries
Fulton First Church of the Nazarene, located on the corner of North College and Green streets, will welcome missionaries from Papua, New Guinea, Sunday at 6 p.m. David Kerr is a college professor at Melansia Bible College and his wife, Rosie, is a family physician at a hospital there.
Their daughters, Anna and Grace, will also share stories of their life in the Asia-Pacific area.
Following the service, there will be a time of sharing food and fun and the community is invited to attend the service and events following.
The Rev. Lang Ingram is pastor and Lois Brown is mission leader.

To sell plates
PEOC Ministries will be selling chicken and dressing, potato salad, turnip greens and desserts, along with soft drinks, for $6 Saturday at 11 a.m. at 2131 Nailling Drive in Union City.
The meal may be enjoyed dine-in or carry-out.
Call 592-0438 to order ahead.

To host revival
The theme will be “Sun Stand Still” for the revival beginning Sunday at 6 p.m. and continuing through Wednesday, at 7 each week night, at Troy First Baptist Church, located at 519 East Harper St. The Rev. Tom McCoy, pastor of Thompson Station Baptist Church and former president of the Tennessee Baptist Convention, will be the evangelist, with worship being led by Rick Osborne of Bristol, Va.
The public is invited to attend.
Call 536-4710 or go to for more information.

Revival to begin
The Rev. Billy Crowell and the congregation of Harmony Baptist Church, located at 925 Palmersville Highway 89 near Dresden, invite the community to a spring revival April 9-11 at 6 each evening.
The Rev. Robert Johnson of Hornbeak Baptist Church will bring the message, and there will be a fellowship meal following the service on April 11.
The Hinkle Family will sing at the church April 14 at 4 p.m. There will be a chili dinner at 3 p.m.
An Easter breakfast is planned for 9 a.m. April 8, followed by Sunday school at 10 and morning worship at 11.
There will be no evening service.
The community is invited to all services and events.

‘Valor’ event slated
Pentecostal Tabernacle, located at 16235 Route 45 South in Water Valley, Ky., will host the fourth annual Men of Valor conference April 12-14, with a luncheon to follow the closing session.
Only men are invited to the April 14 service and luncheon.
The speaker will be Dr. Macel Ely of Barnabas Ministries International.
To make reservations, call the Rev. Markus McClure at (270) 970-7256 by April 8 so that the luncheon can be planned.

Gospel meeting set
Wilford Mobley will be the speaker for the Bishop Street Church of Christ “Good Ol’ Fashioned Gospel Meeting” Sunday through Wednesday on the corner of Bishop and Russell streets in Union City.
He will address topics such as “What Is Man?” “I Died Last Night!” Things a Sinner Learned Too Late,” “A Tour of Hell” and “How I Want to Be Found at Judgment.”
Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., with Sunday morning worship at 10:30. All evening services will begin at 7.
The public is invited to attend, according to a spokesman.

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