Posted: Friday, November 21, 2008 1:36 am
The Messenger. 11.20.08
St. Jude event slated
Everyone is invited to the ninth annual Country Christmas Bazaar and Breakfast with Santa Dec. 6 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in the social hall of St. Jude Catholic Church in Martin. New this year will be a supervised area for children, a book fair and a food drive for U.S. military personnel.
“Join us for a fresh hot breakfast with Santa, followed by a luncheon served from 8-11,” a member said. “Breakfast will feature scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy and drinks. Lunch will be served from 11-2 and will feature the Moser family secret recipe for spaghetti in a meat sauce with a tossed salad and French bread. A meal ticket will be $5 for adults, $3 for a child younger than 12 years old and $12 for a family. Take home some delicious home baked cookies and cakes, too.”
There will also be a large variety of handmade gifts including jewelry, woven shawls, wooden baskets, soap and lotions, cosmetics, ornaments, wreaths, gift baskets and much more. A beautiful holiday quilt and a festive holiday table runner and set of four placements will be raffled and the silent auction will include gift certificates, crafts and all new items, a spokesman said.
The book sale will feature a large selection of inspirational books, CDs and other items.
Children will be able to play games and do crafts in a supervised area.
The cost to participate is the donation of food items such as powdered drinks and soups, snacks and granola bars and candy which will be sent to the troops for Christmas.
“Members of the University of Tennessee at Martin ROTC unit will be stopping by with some amazing equipment. Bring a friend. Come for breakfast and stay for the day,” the spokesman said.
St. Jude Catholic Church is located at 110 Hannings Lane in Martin, behind the University of Tennessee dorms.
Focus on ‘sins’
Bells Chapel C.M.E. Church, located at 207 North Highland Drive in Fulton, is inviting the community to the presentation “The Seven Deadly Sins” Saturday at 6 p.m.
“There will be seven powerful pastors and ministers to bring the word on this evening, according to the Rev. Eric McKinney Sr., pastor. “The Rev. Michael McClure will do the conclusion to the whole matter at the end of this program. Everyone is invited to come and worship with us.”
Thanksgiving program set
St. James Baptist Church in Obion and the Rev. M.L. Easley will be hosting the church’s annual Thanksgiving Day program Sunday at 3 p.m.
Special guests will be members of Bashan Baptist Church of Rives, with special music by the Male Choir from St. Paul Baptist Church of Kenton.
Lunch will be served upon their arrival, with the program starting at 3 p.m.
The community is invited to attend this Thanksgiving fellowship, a spokesman said.
Cumberlandaires to sing
A gospel singing featuring the Cumberlandaires Quartet is set for Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. at Hornbeak Baptist Church. The community is invited to attend, a spokesman said.
White to speak
Manna Ministries, located at 4001 Ken-Tenn Highway near Union City, will welcome Mark White, who has a world-wide ministry as a prophet and evangelist. White will speak at the 6 p.m. service Sunday.
The Rev. Ruth Green is the pastor.
‘Living’ tree event planned
Mayfield First Baptist Church in Kentucky will present its annual Living Christmas Tree Dec. 8-14 at the church, located at 118 West South St.
The program is titled “Traditions, Heirlooms and Truth” and it presents the traditions of Christmas and the Truth that gives them meaning.
Doors will open at 6 each evening and there will be a family-favorite pre-program with music and the Everlasting Arms Puppets at 6:30.
The program will begin at 7.
Free tickets are available weekdays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. by calling the Tree Line at (270) 247-6677 or by visiting the church office during the same hours.
Tickets may also be requested by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Mayfield Living Christmas Tree, 118 West South St., Mayfield, KY 42066.
Ticket holders will be guaranteed a seat until 6:45 p.m., with seats then given to those without tickets.
The program, which was first staged in 1989, tells the story of Christmas in sight and sound with more than 100 costumed singers and actors from First Baptist Church and sister churches and thousands of computer-programmed lights on the largest Christmas tree in the area.
Dean Brown, minister of worship at the church, directs the program.
Dessert auction slated
The Women’s Ministries of Union City First Assembly of God at 1810 Pleasant Valley Ave. is hosting a dessert auction fundraiser Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Auctioneer Bill Autry will be auctioning delectable homemade desserts to the highest bidder.
The men of the church will be serving “award-winning” chili at no charge during the event.
For more information, call the church office at 885-2612. The public is invited to attend.
Youth to sponsor fund raiser
A bake sale, bazaar and chili luncheon will be held at Faith Lutheran Church Saturday from 10-2. The youth group at Faith Lutheran Church will sponsor the event, with proceeds going to a mid-winter gathering at Land Between the Lakes and future activities the youth are planning.
There will be baked goods, craft items and homemade chili and hot dogs. Take outs will also be available.
The church is located at 2012 Reelfoot Ave. in Union City, across the street from the Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Bazaar slated at FUPC
First United Pentecostal Church, located at 1105 Edwards St. in Union City, will host a Christmas bazaar Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
There will be homemade canned and baked goods, fresh bread, cakes, pies, relishes, jams, candy, craft items and an indoor yard sale with new and used merchandise.
The group will also serve biscuits and sausage during breakfast hours and soup, chili and desserts for lunch.
The public is invited to attend for great gifts at great prices.