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Posted: Thursday, April 18, 2013 6:00 pm

The Messenger, April 18, 2013
Youth Night set
Greater Bethel Church of God in Christ will host a Youth Night Sunday at 7 at 805 East Gibbs St. in Union City. Josh Mathenia of McKenzie will be the guest speaker.
The Rev. Richard Johnson and the congregation invite all young people to attend.

To host Joylanders
The Joylanders will be featured in a free concert Sunday at 5 p.m. at Walnut Log Baptist Church near Reelfoot Lake. There will be a time of snacks and fellowship following.
The Rev. Eric Burress and the congregation invite the community to attend.

Johnson to speak
The Rev. Philip Johnson will be the guest speaker Sunday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at First United Pentecostal Church, located at 1105 Edwards St. in Union City.
The community is invited to attend.

Spring Fest slated
There will be a Spring Fest celebration Saturday at 5 p.m. at Mt. Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Troy.
A spaghetti and lasagna supper will be paired with a Hee-Haw talent show.
The community is invited to attend and make a donation to the projects of the congregation.

To honor pastor
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating the 21st anniversary of the Rev. and Mrs. Marvin Mercer Sr. May 5 at the church, located at 112 Roach St. in South Fulton.
The Rev. Wayne Isbell of Lexington, Ky., will speak at the morning service and the Rev. Dexter Moragne of Covington will address guests that afternoon.
On May 11, there will be an anniversary banquet at Buck’s Celebration Center, located at 213 West State Line Road in Fulton. Events will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $35 to the banquet and may be purchased from church members until April 28.
The community is invited to join the congregation in this time of celebration.

‘Clothed’ ministry set
Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host a special clothing distribution day as part of a new ministry, “Clothed in Christ,” Saturday from 8 a.m.-noon. The church is located on the corner of Church and Home streets.
Members of the congregation and friends have been donating good quality, clean, used, summer or spring clothing on hangers and may continue to do so this evening from 6-8 or Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or 6-8 p.m.
“Perhaps this ministry will help someone dress for success as they are seeking employment or help a student fit into their school environment better. Perhaps it will help someone who has no clothing, someone who is homeless or has been through a fire or natural disaster,” a spokesman said.

Prophesy revival is set
Alamo Baptist Church at 5713 Alamo Church Road near Rives will be holding a prophesy revival Sunday through April 26. Services on Sunday will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and weekdays at 7 p.m.
The Rev. Daymond Duck, preacher and pastor, evangelist and author on “Prophesy for Today,” will be the speaker.
The host pastor is the Rev. John Fields.

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