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Posted: Friday, September 28, 2012 11:41 am

The Messenger, September 27, 2012
Night Out planned
First Christian Church, located on the corner of Lee and Second streets in Union City, is hosting a free parent’s night out and featuring a kid’s movie for entertainment Oct. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the church.
Children who attend will also be able to enjoy Cokes and popcorn during the movie.

To serve ‘soul’
Exchange Street Church of Christ will host Soul Food Café Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. at 420 Exchange St. in Union City.  
The menu will include tacos, burritos, beans, salad and desserts and the meal is free.
Following dinner, those attending are welcome to enjoy playing Bingo. The community is invited to attend.

Missionary to speak
Ann Diamond, a missionary to Ireland for the past 26 years, will be the speaker Sunday at 11 a.m. at Samburg Assembly of God.
The Rev. George Hutchison and the congregation invite the community to attend.

Trio will sing
Women of Faith trio will present a musical program Saturday at Liberty Christian Church, located at 61 Pierce St. in Trimble.
The Rev. Will Tittle and the congregation invite the community to join them for this special time.

Revival begins
Laneview Baptist Church near Kenton will be in revival Sunday through Wednesday, with the Rev. Randy Poole of Trenton, assistant director of missions for Gibson County, as the evangelist.
Sunday services will be 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., with weeknight services at 7.
Barry Keathley, music director at Union City Second Baptist Church, will be the worship leader.
The Rev. Darryl Marcle and the congregation look forward to welcoming guests from throughout the community.

Becks to sing
Mickey and Sharon Beck of Clinton, Ky., will present a musical program, along with local singers, Sunday at 2 p.m. at Evangel Temple Assembly of God on Highway 51 South in Union City.
The Rev. J.T. Brown and the congregation invite the community to attend.

Gospel Sunday set
Hwy. 45 Church of Christ near South Fulton will observe the annual Gospel Sunday celebration Oct. 14 with Eric Smith of Paducah, Ky., and Graham McGill of Union City as the speakers.
A meal will be served following morning services.
Thomas Todd is minister to the congregation.

Lanier plans concert
Stanton Lanier, a one-time chemist and financial planner, has been following his heart to make a positive difference in today’s music culture since 2004.
His passion is to offer God’s “peace and rest in a hurried world” through scripture-inspired piano melodies.
He will present a concert Sunday at 6 p.m. at Union City First Baptist Church, located at 500 East Church St.
Stanton has released seven albums and his music has been heard on The Weather Channel, Sirius-XM Radio’s Spa Channel, Solo Piano Radio, NPR and Delilah.
He grew up loving basketball and piano and wrote his first song at 14. In 2004 he founded Music to Light the World, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, which has a program called Get Music Give Hope in which for every album purchased, an album is donated to a cancer center or hospital offering hope and healing.
The words “calming, soothing and uplifting” have become a universal description by a global audience, a spokesman said.
For more information about his work, visit
The community is invited to attend this program with signature piano, captivating visuals and inspiring stories, says Dr.  Cecil Sewell, the pastor.

Celebrating 10 years
Crosswind  Church, located at 4440 Barham Road near Union City, will mark a 10th anniversary Sunday, with worship beginning at 10:25 a.m.
Dr. Mike Baker is the pastor.
“Excitement continues to build as we head into our 10th anniversary. God has been so good to us over the years and we look forward to seeing what Jesus will do for years to come. We will have lost of wonderful food, great music, outstanding speakers and games for children. Come and celebrate with us,” a spokesman said.

Choir Day changed
Plans for the Sunday portion of the annual Choir Day at Church of Jesus for All, located at 817 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Union City, have been canceled, according to information from the Rev. Harry Hayes and secretary Frances Crayne. Choir Day events planned to begin Saturday at 4 p.m. will still take place and the community is invited to attend.

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