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Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2012 3:36 pm

The Messenger, May 17, 2012
Prophecy series set
Mt. Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church is hosting a Bible Prophecy Series Sunday through Wednesday. The Rev. Day-mond Duck, who is a popular author of “Smart Guides to the Bible” prophecy series and a noted preacher on Biblical prophecy, will be the speaker. The Sunday service will be at 6 p.m., with the Monday through Wednesday night time at 7. There will also be preaching Sunday morning by Duck at 10:45 in celebration of the congregation’s annual homecoming and decoration day. A fellowship meal will follow the morning service.

To mark anniversary
United Church of the Living God, located at 609 Martin Luther King Drive in Fulton, will observe the Founder’s Anniversary for Bishop Gussie Clifton Sunday at 3 p.m. Bishop Barbara Bolden of Anointed Church of the Living God in Union City will be the guest speaker.
Elder Margaret Pettigrew and assistant pastor Betty Gordon join the congregation in inviting the community to attend.

Free concert set
Grand Ole Opry performers and multi-award winners The Farm Hands bluegrass gospel quartet will present a free concert at McConnell Baptist Church Sunday at 6 p.m. The church is located on Highway 190 off Highway 45 just over the railroad tracks in the McConnell community. A love offering will be accepted.
For more information, call (731) 479-1236.

Gospel singing slated
The Rev.  Tommy and Audra Oatsvall invite everyone to The Open Door Church in Camden Saturday at 7 p.m. for a night of “good ol’ Southern gospel singing” featuring Ivan and Jamie Hodge and Randy Crowder. There is no admission charge; a love offering will be accepted.
For more information, call (731) 618-0910.

Decoration day set
Old Republican Ceme-tery, located on Highway 22 West near Union City, will host decoration day Sunday. The association meeting is planned for 2 p.m. in the tea room at Woodland Mills Baptist Church. Officers will be elected and all who are interested are urged to attend.
Donations for cemetery upkeep may be sent to Sylvia Williams at 980 West Highway 22 in Union City or to Johnny Martin at 675 West Highway 22 near Union City.

To  mark homecoming
Homecoming and decoration day will be held at New Chapel Church and Elbridge Cemetery Sunday, with the worship service beginning at 10:45 a.m. The Rev. Richard Curruth will bring the message.
Former members of New Chapel United Methodist Church and those with loved ones buried in Elbridge Cemetery are urged to attend and hear some exciting news about the church.
A membership meeting of the Elbridge Cemetery Association will follow the worship service and all who are interested are invited to attend.

Special service set
Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 880 Beech Chapel Road near Union City, will observe homecoming and decoration day Sunday, with Sunday school to begin at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11 and a fellowship meal at noon. The Beech Cemetery Association will meet at 1:30 p.m.  There will be no evening services.
Dr. Bobby Williams and the congregation invite the community to attend.

Celebration planned
Homecoming and decoration day services will be held Sunday at New Ebenezer Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 1630 Ebenezer Road near Troy. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m., with morning worship at 11, followed by a potluck meal and a cemetery association meeting finishing the day at 1:30.
Donations for upkeep of the cemetery may be sent to Kay Fultz, 903 Ebenezer Road, Troy, TN 38260.
The Rev. Mitch Bolton is pastor.

Cooperative meeting set
The annual Kenton area cooperative meeting will be Sunday through Wednesday at Lowrance Chapel  Church of Christ. The theme will be “Why I Am a Member of the New Testament Church.”
On Sunday at 12:15 p.m., there will be a fellowship meal at Kenton Church of Christ, with Jon Gardner preaching at 3 p.m. On Monday at 7 p.m., Jerry Bell will bring the message. Danny Penn will speak Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Roger Jones will deliver the sermon Wednesday at 7 p.m.
The community is invited to hear these Bible-based sermons regarding Christ’s church and salvation, a spokesman  said.

Yard/bake sale set
New Ebenezer Cumber-land Presbyterian Church youth group will sponsor a yard sale/bake sale fund raiser at the Hill Clinic parking lot in Troy Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. There will also be hamburgers, hot dogs and cold soft drinks for sale. The community is invited to support the effort.

Youth fund raiser set
The youth of Faith Lutheran Church, located at 2012 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City, will host a car wash Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church.
They will also offer Coke products in 20-ounce  bottles for purchase by the case for $20 or the half case.
Proceeds will go to help cover expenses for a trip to the National Youth Gathering in San Antonio in 2013.
In the event of rain, the car wash will be canceled, but the drinks will still be available, a spokesman said.

To mark homecoming
Antioch Baptist Church, located on Antioch Church Road near Hornbeak, will observe homecoming Sunday with the pastor, the Rev. Pat Murdock, preaching at 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 10.
At noon, there will be a meal furnished by the church and a report from the cemetery association will follow.
An afternoon of gospel music with The Soul Searchers will follow.
The community is invited to attend.

To celebrate anniversary
Members of the Church of Jesus for All will celebrate the pastor’s eighth appreciation day Sunday at 3 p.m. The Rev. Buster Johnson of New Beginning Ministry in Water Valley, Ky., will be the guest speaker and the choir and congregation will be special guests.
The Rev. Gary Moore of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Martin will bring the morning message at 11.
A meal will be served at 1:30, upon the arrival of the special guests.
The community is invited to attend. The church is located at 817 East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Union City.

Fund raiser set
Pentecostal Tabernacle, located at 16235 State Route 45 South in Water Valley, Ky., will host a bake sale and yard sale June 1 and 2 at 202 East Cheatham St. in Union City. The sale will begin at 7 a.m. and  proceeds will go to a mission trip to dig wells in Ghana, West Africa.
For more information, call Judy Cravens at (731) 223-0490.
The church will also have an auction June 2 at 6 p.m., with all proceeds going to the mission trip.
To donate items for the auction, call the Rev. Larry McClure at (270) 472-3801 or the Rev. Markus McClure, assistant pastor, at (270) 970-7256.

Association to meet
The annual Fremont Cemetery Association meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Fremont Church building on Old Lake Road near Union City.
All members are encouraged to attend, a spokesman said.
Donations may be mailed to Jana Covington, 460 Freeman Store Road, Union City, TN 38261 for the upkeep of the cemetery.

Crowder to sing
Randy Crowder will present a Southern gospel music concert Sunday at 11 a.m. at Liberty Worship Center Church of God of Prophecy at 120 Forestdale in South Fulton.
The Rev. Danny Walker and the congregation invite the community to attend.

Revival slated
A one-night revival is planned for Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ on Harrison Street in Union City, with Dr. Jesse LO Webb of Brooks Chapel Ministries in Fulton as the preacher. The Obion County Ministerial Fellowship is sponsoring the worship service. A freewill offering will be accepted to help underwrite the cost of college scholarships for area students.

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