|The Messenger. 10.4.07
Homecoming events set
Samburg Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming 2007 Oct. 14 with praise and worship at 9:45 a.m. The worship hour will be at 11 and a fish fry on the grounds will be served at noon.
The guest speaker will be Dave Krech, Sunday school teacher and lay speaker from Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Wickliffe, Ky.
“Please bring your favorite dish and attend,” a spokesman said.
Gospel concert slated
A gospel concert featuring The Talley Trio is planned for Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Assembly of God in Clinton, Ky.
For more information, call the church office at (270) 653-4432.
Revival to begin
Hornbeak Baptist Church will be having a revival beginning Sunday and continuing through Oct. 12. Sunday’s service will begin at 5 p.m. with the weeknight services beginning at 7.
The Rev. James Kinsey or Sunswept Baptist Church in Union City will be the speaker each night. Steven Tate, music director from Kenton First Baptist Church, will be leading the music accompanied by his wife, Wendy, who will play the piano.
Fall revival planned
New Concord Baptist Church’s fall revival will begin Sunday at 6 p.m. and continue through Wednesday at 7 each evening. The Rev. Roy Auvenshine will be the evangelist and Wayne Perkins will be the music leader. A nursery will be available and those who need transportation may call 665-6446.
The Rev. Johnny Witherspoon is pastor of the church, located at 3672 Concord Road near Kenton.
Old Fashioned Day set
Bashan Baptist Church in Rives will sponsor Old Fashioned Day Sunday, with those attending asked to dress in the style of yesteryear.
Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11, with associate pastor Paul Jenkins preaching.
A meal will be served following the worship service.
M.L. Easley of St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Obion will preach in the afternoon.
The Rev. Rozelle Dotstry is the pastor.
Cemetery fund needs help
The Berea Cemetery fund is low because of diminished proceeds from interest-bearing accounts and those charged with its upkeep are seeking assistance from anyone who has family members buried there. Send donations to James W. Matheny at 2812 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City or call 885-0533.
Saik to sing
Christian recording artist Paul Saik of Nashville will perform in two free concerts at Paris First Untied Methodist Church Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 21 at 10:50 a.m. Both performances will be in the sanctuary at 101 East Blythe St.
For more information, call (731) 642-4764.
Revival to begin
Antioch Baptist Church will host revival services Sunday, beginning with Sunday school at 10 a.m. Worship will begin at 11 and additional services will be at 6 that evening. Weeknight services will be at 7:02 Monday through Oct. 12.
The evangelist will be the Rev. Steve Griffith of Las Cruces, N.M.
Childcare will be provided for children under 4 years old.
The Rev. Pat Murdock is pastor.
Beech Cumberland Presby-terian Church near Union City will host a hayride Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for all ages. The hayride will begin at the church and will include a cookout. The activities are free and the community is invited to participate.
Dr. Bobby Williams is pastor.
Johnson Grove Baptist Church near South Fulton is inviting the community to join them in seeking strength for the family. A marriage enrichment seminar, with Dr. Herman DeBoard as facilitator, will be held Oct. 11 and Oct. 18 at 6:30 each evening. “Menu For a Successful Marriage” is a free event. Child care will be provided.
For more information or directions to the church, call 796-0020.
The public is invited to attend.The Rev. Mike Hazlewood is pastor.
New church opening
Real Life Church, “a genuine place to worship God,” is located at 2131 Nailling Drive in Union City, across from Lowrance Sound. The Rev. Danny Neal, former pastor of Greater Vision Ministry in Troy, and his wife, Cathy, are setting out on what they call “a new and fresh adventure in ministry.”
They say the new ministry is for all those who ever felt hurt, bruised, torn, alone or empty or are looking for something more. The Neals say healing once and for all in Jesus can be found at Real Life Church.
Worship services in a relaxed and casual atmosphere will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, with freedom worship and Real Life Kids Church at 11.
Events set in Newbern
Several events are set for Newbern Community Church, located at 107 Jefferson St. The Rev. Houston Sill is pastor.
Church members are accepting donations and youth group members will be canvassing the community for donations for the National Breast Cancer Foundation Friday. They will also be selling bookmarks for $1 each and these will be available at the Reelfoot Lake Arts and Crafts Festival Friday and Saturday.
On Friday at 7 p.m., singer Lori Hutcherson of Ridgely will perform at First Friday Food, Fun and Fellowship Concert. The church hosts a gospel singing the first Friday of each month to which the community is invited.
On Friday and Saturday, the church’s ladies group will be selling sausage biscuits, grilled hot dogs, barbequed bologna, assorted baked items, yard sale items and handcrafted items in front of the former Tobacco Dock and the adjacent game room in Ridgely. Funds raised will go to purchase toys for children in need at Christmas and to provide food boxes for their families.
The group will also be taking information about families who need this service, which has provided for more than 200 children in the past two years.
On Oct. 26, at 5 p.m., there will be a bonfire, wiener roast and hayride at the Sills’ residence at 605 Katie Cove in Dyersburg for the monthly youth event.
All area children are invited to attend.
The fall revival will be Nov. 2-3 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 4 at 10 a.m., with the Rev. David Blackburn of Lake County. The Hinson Family of Newbern will present special music at each service.
Nov. 4 will be Old Timers Day and all are invited to wear costumes in keeping with the theme.
Newbern’s 150th birthday will be celebrated that day and there will be a bluegrass concert and potluck fellowship dinner, to which the community is invited.
Weldon to speak
Crossfire Youth Ministries will host a special service Saturday at 6 p.m. at Union City Civic Auditorium, with guest speaker Brady Weldon.
Music will be provided by Behind the Veil.
This is a free event, open to the public.
For more information, call Barry Fowler at 446-5472.
Clothing give away set
New Concord Baptist Church, located at 3672 Concord Road near Kenton, will host the congregation’s annual clothing give away Oct. 20, beginning at 9 a.m.
Everything is free, according to a spokesman.
The Rev. Johnny Witherspoon is pastor.
Blessing of pets set
St. James Episcopal Church at 422 East Church St. welcomes the community to the annual Blessing of the Pets service Sunday at 4 p.m. Those attending are asked to approach the church from the Exchange Street parking lot.
The Rev. Donald Brooks is rector.
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