Posted: Thursday, February 19, 2009 12:32 pm
The Messenger. 02.19.09
History program set
Bells Chapel CME Church, located at 207 North Highland Drive in Fulton, will host a black history program Sunday at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Audrey Perry of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Hickman, Ky.
A reception will follow the program. All are welcome to attend and enjoy this special event, according to the pastor, the Rev. Eric McKinney Sr.
To showcase ‘Fireproof’
Fairview Baptist Church, located at 4138 Frog Level Road near Obion, will be showcasing the free movie, “Fireproof,” at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The church will be celebrating “Sanctity of Marriage,” according to the pastor, the Rev. Cody Pritchard.
The movie is from the creators of the popular movie “Facing the Giants.”
Child care will be provided during the film and during Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. A barbecue meal, provided by the church, will be served following worship and prior to the showing of the movie.
“Everyone is welcome. Spend the day with us or just come for the movie,” said the pastor.
Segos to sing
Naomi and the Segos will be in concert Sunday at 6 p.m. at Greater Vision Church of God in Troy. This legendary group in Southern gospel music has been thrilling audiences for the past 50 years of full-time music ministry, and they continue to create popular sounds with strong Biblical lyrics and quality music.
The Rev. Thomas Sanders and the congregation invite everyone to attend.
The church is located at 701 Mary Jane St.
For more information, call 536-6388.
White to speak
Mark White, a resident of the Nashville area, will be the speaker Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Manna Ministries, located at 4001 Ken-Tenn Highway near Union City.
The Rev. Ruth Green is pastor. The community is invited to attend.
Marriage seminar slated
Focus on the Family’s first-ever national marriage simulcast event will be hosted by First Baptist Church in Paducah, Ky., Feb. 28 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The Focus on Marriage conference, made possible via satellite technology, is expected to reach as many as 50,000 couples and will offer strengthening tools and compelling insights for marriages at all stages, a spokesman said.
The conference, broadcast from Focus on the Family headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., will feature Beth Moore, Dr. Gary Smalley, Gary Thomas, John Trent and Del Tackett, along with popular Christian musician Jeremy Camp. Speakers will discuss marriage as it relates to Christ and the church, the Trinity and everyday changes that can be made to strengthen the relationship between a husband and wife.
“We are very excited to have the opportunity to host this conference for our community. This is going to be a fun and beneficial day. I am planning to be on the front row and to learn much about taking steps toward being a better husband,” said the Rev. Todd Brady, pastor of Paducah First Baptist Church.
“We have been married for 36 years, have two grown children and a working marriage,” said Roxie Jarvis, a local real estate agent and member of First Baptist Church. “We are looking forward to attending this conference and spending the day focusing on our marriage. We hope to grow in God’s wisdom and understanding of His plan for our lives together.”
To register, visit http://ccn.tv/focusonmarriage or call (877) 235-0753.
First Baptist Church is located at 2890 Broadway in Paducah. For more information, call (270) 442-2728 or come by the church office.
Women’s conference set
Ken-Tenn Women’s Connec-tion’s “Treasures for the Heart” luncheon will be Wednesday at 11 at The Hearth Restaurant in Martin.
The special feature will be “Stamping Up” by Cyndy Maness of Martin. She will demonstrate ways to illustrate one’s personality in making contacts with others.
Music will be presented by Colleen Moon of Martin and Janice Murray of Sharon, representing the Sharon Dulcimer Players.
Speaker for the day will be Kathy Kenimer of Paris, Ky., who will present “Gems for the Heart.” She is an outgoing, vivacious mother of three who mixes humor with the more serious.
All women are welcome to attend. Tickets include the program, buffet, beverage and tip. Walk-ins are welcome or reservations can be made by Monday morning by calling (731) 587-3915, 885-9029, (731) 479-2979 or 479-8020.
The program is sponsored by the Ken-Tenn Christian Women’s Connection in association with Stonecroft Inc.
Events set at Crosswind
Crosswind Church in Union City will host revival services with several special events Sunday at 10:25 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. and Monday through Wednesday at 6:15 each evening. A nursery will be available for each service.
Worship artists William and Jill Donnell and Saul2Paul will be joining the congregation and evangelist Richard Boltie from Hattiesburg, Miss., will be the speaker.
On Monday, a wild game supper will begin at 5:15 p.m., prior to the service. Tuesday night will be Youth Xtreme, with a “pizza blowout” at 5:15. Wednesday will focus on Home Group night and there will be a soup supper at 5:15.
The public is invited to attend all services and the meals that precede them, according to the pastor, the Rev. Andy Blackwell, and the congregation.
Roberson to sing
Carroll Roberson will appear in concert Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Bible Union Baptist Church, located at Bible Union Road in Martin.
Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
Choir Day planned
Friendship Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1304 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Union City, will celebrate the annual Choir Day with various choirs from the community participating Sunday at 3 p.m.
The Rev. Phillip Sanders and the congregation invite the community to attend.
Program features Williams
Jackie Williams, a 1996 graduate of Union City High School and the son of Bill and Joyce Williams of Union City, will be the guest speaker Sunday at 3 p.m. for the annual black history program at New Hope Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1106 East Vine St. in Union City. Williams is a member of The Pentecostal Church of Greensboro in North Carolina.
The youth of New Hope Church will also participate.
A meal will be served following morning worship.
Bishop Robert L. Merriweather is pastor and Elder Ronald Smith is assistant pastor.
The community is invited to attend.