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Church news 10.25.12

Church news 10.25.12

Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012 6:02 pm

Benefit slated
Antioch Union Church, located at 486 West Newman Glover Road, will host an auction and chili supper Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. to raise money for Reelfoot Rural Ministries.
“Come out and enjoy an evening of fellowship and fun for all,” pastor Terry English said.

Trunk & Treat slated
First Church of God will have a “Trunk & Treat” Wednesday night starting at 5.
The church is located at 415 South Miles Ave., next to the Union City High School football field.
Ron Gray is pastor.

Family Fall Fest set
Calvary Baptist Church, located at 2250 East Reelfoot Ave., Union City, is hosting its annual Family Fall Fest on Saturday from 4-6 p.m. on the church parking lot.
The community is invited to attend this fun family event with candy, games, inflatables, hot dogs, nachos, soft drinks, popcorn, finger snacks, cotton candy, family pictures and more.
Non-scary costumes are welcomed.
For more information, call the church at 885-2961.
The Rev. Melvin Poe is pastor.

WM church plans event
Woodland Mills First Baptist Church will hold its annual Hallelujah Fest for all ages 6-9 p.m. Wednesday in the church’s ACTS building, located behind the main church building.
The Christ-centered family event will include a hayride and potluck foods such as chili, soup, sandwiches, hot dogs, chips and desserts for everyone to enjoy as they fellowship throughout the evening.
Pastor is the Rev. Rick Burton. For more information, call the church office at 885-2033.

Community prayer set
The community is invited to meet for prayer at 5:30 this evening outside the Obion County Courthouse in Union City.
Anyone interested is invited to join others in praying for the upcoming election, the country and state and community political leadership.
A group of men from several local Promise Keepers groups will also gather Friday at 6:30 a.m. outside the courthouse for early-morning prayer for the nation and its leadership. They have been praying there every fourth Friday morning for some time.

Founder’s Day set
Bells Chapel C.M.E. Church, located at 207 North Highland Drive in Fulton, will hold its annual Founder’s Day Program Sunday at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Anthony Hodges of St. Paul A.M.E. Church in South Fulton as the guest speaker.
The Rev. Claudette Snorton, pastor, said everyone is welcome.

Bake sale, luncheon set
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Women’s annual fall bake sale and salad luncheon will be held Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church at 1422 Pleasant Valley Ave. in Union City.
The luncheon will be $7 per person, with take-outs available and delivery offered in Union City.
For more information or to place an order, call the church at 885-5203 weekday mornings through Friday or call 884-1964 this evening.

Fish fry planned
Bethel Baptist Church on Bethel Church Road between Troy and Old Lake Road will hold a fish fry Saturday at 2 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come and enjoy this free meal.
The pastor is the Rev. Marvin Wilson.

Obion event slated
A “trunk or treat” celebration sponsored by the churches in Obion will be held Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. behind the fire station in Obion.
Activities will include a painted pumpkin contest for preschoolers through sixth-graders and a “pumpkin of hope” carving by preachers. Games and refreshments will be provided for children of all ages, with the community invited to participate.

Fall festival planned
Mount Olive Baptist Church in the Crystal community will hold a fall festival Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at the church.
Grilled hamburgers and hot dogs will be served, and activities will include Magical Mink’s entertainment with train rides and giant inflatables, a best tasting chili contest, cake walks, games and other activities and bobbing for apples. There will be “fun and fellowship” for all ages, a spokesman said.
To get to the church, go west on Highway 22 (Old Lake Road) from Union City and take the first right past Preuett’s Quik Mark to turn onto Crystal Road. From there, go two miles to the church.
Pastor is the Rev. Steve Carr.

Quartets to sing
The West Tennessee Annual Quartet Convention will be held Nov. 2-3 at 7 each night at the Carroll County Civic Center in Huntingdon.
There will be no admission charged, but a love offering will be taken to help cover the expense of the sing.
Concessions will be available.
The line up includes Ross Family, Faith Crossing, The Father’s Four, Blessed Assurance, Renaissance Quartet, Frog Jump Quartet, The Labourers, Thomas Family and Master’s Call on Friday night and With Willing Hearts, The Jubilaires, The Joylanders, Living Truth, Southern Harmony, Gospel Road Singers, Gospel Edition, The McEwens and The Barnetts on Saturday night.
For more information, call Rita Jones at (731) 987-3203 or (731) 586-7830.

Revival continues
New Beginnings, located at 2221 Oakshire Road, will continue its Power Pack Revival tonight and will “keep going until God is done.”
Services will be week nights and Saturday nights at 6 and Sundays at 3 p.m.
“There have been healings, deliverance, salvation and restoration,” a spokesman said.
Everyone is welcome.
For more information, call pastor Angie Hensley Simbeck at (731) 446-9032.

Fall bazaar scheduled
Troy United Methodist Church will host a fall bazaar Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church.
The event will feature baked goods, books, toys, white elephant items, furniture and clothes of all sizes.
They will also be serving doughnuts and coffee and a lunch menu of white beans, spaghetti, cornbread, sandwiches, pie and beverages.
The community is invited to shop and enjoy a day at the church, located on the square in Troy.
The Rev. Judd Mowery is pastor.

Rice to speak
Church of Jesus for All, located at 817 East Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Union City, will be having its annual Family and Friends Day program Sunday at 3 p.m.
The speaker will be Zebadiah Rice, pastor of Open Door Church of God in Christ in Dyersburg. His church choir and congregation will be special guests.
Refreshments will be served after the program.
“Come join us to praise the Lord,” a spokesman said.
Harry Hayes is pastor.

FunFest scheduled
Second Baptist Church, located at 831 Everett Blvd. in Union City, will host Family FunFest, an alternative children’s event to Halloween, on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m.
Children may wear costumes which are not ghosts, goblins, witches, demons or the sort.
There will be fun for all ages, including games, inflatables, pictures, horse rides, buggy rides, hayrides, face painting, candy, crafts, prizes and concessions. Costume parades will be held every hour.
Admission is free.

First Christian Church, located at Second and Lee streets, will host Homecoming services Sunday at 11 a.m. celebrating 164 years.
Potluck will be served after worship.
Everyone is invited to attend.
Paul Sternisha is pastor.

Family Night set
Troy United Methodist Church will be celebrating Family Night Sunday.
A potluck meal will be served at 5 p.m. in the activities building, located on the square in Troy. Immediately following the meal, a gospel music program will be presented by Bloodwashed, led by Timmy Gant.
“Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy an evening of good food, fellowship and song,” a spokesman said.

Lees to lead service
Bud and Barbara Lee will lead in praise to the Lord Sunday morning at Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Troy.
“They will be using their God-gifted talents in a way that will honor our Lord and Savior,” a spokesman said.
Services start at 11 a.m.
Everyone is invited.

Published in The Messenger 10.25.12