CF fundraiser slated
Union City First United Methodist Church Pioneer Club members are sponsoring Saturday’s Pedaling for a Cure fund raiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Children riding in strollers and on trikes, bikes and big wheels, and their pedaling parents who want to participate, can register for the event by contacting Kim Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helmets are encouraged and donation checks for participation should be made payable to CF Friends for a Cure. The event will be from 2-4 p.m. in the area around First United Methodist Church at 420 East Main St.
Spring Ladies event set
A celebration for women is being planned at Union City First United Methodist Church May 6 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the fellowship hall.
The program will include music, worship and praise, scriptural meditation, entertainment by the Jackson Oaks Kitchen Band from Paducah, Ky., a delicious plate lunch, favors, door prizes and unique and imaginative forms of worship.
A nursery will be provided throughout the program and women of all ages are invited to attend, according to Paula Chapman, program director at the church. Mothers of children who will be staying in the nursery are reminded to bring a sack lunch and drink for each child.
Tickets are $12 and reservations should be made by May 1 by calling Mrs. Chapman at the church at 885-3573.
“We are having this special ‘Spring Ladies Celebration’ just before Mother’s Day as a way to honor all women in the community,” Mrs. Chapman said.
Children’s musical set
“Jailhouse Rock!,” an upbeat children’s musical written by Celeste Clydesdale, will be performed by the children’s choirs of Calvary Baptist Church at 2250 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The musical teaches children about freedom in Christ as believers and how prayer and praise can really make a difference in lives.
Everyone is invited to attend. Because of the musical presentation, there will not be an 8:30 a.m. New Life Service Sunday.
Choir Day slated
Bells Chapel C.M.E. Church, located at 207 North Highland Drive in Fulton, will celebrate Choir Day Sunday at 3 p.m.
“Local and out-of-town choirs will be present for a great time of singing and praising the Lord and everyone is welcome,” said the Rev. Eric McKinney Sr.
‘Walking With Jesus’ set
“Walking With Jesus” lay-led revival will be Sunday through Wednesday, beginning at 6:30 each evening, at Union City First United Methodist Church, located at 420 East Main St. in Union City.
The church will host these special revival services focusing on a daily walk with the risen Christ and will feature four lay speakers, with a different guest speaking each night about how they walk with Jesus in their lives. The speakers will be:
• Sunday — Scott Smyth, director of youth ministries at Union City First United Methodist Church and a certified lay speaker. Special music will be brought by the Union City First United Methodist Church Youth Praise Band.
• Monday — Anita Hayslett, certified lay minister from McCabe United Methodist Church in Martin. Special music will be brought by Ms. Hayslett and the McCabe UMC Youth Worship Band.
• Tuesday — Tom Smith, certified lay minister from Cayce (Ky.) United Methodist Church. Special music will be brought by the Mount Zion United Methodist Church choir.
• Wednesday — Sherry Daugherty, certified lay minister from Union City First United Methodist Church. Special music will be provided by the sanctuary choir of Union City First UMC and Sarah Smyth.
All are welcome at these services. Light refreshments will be served following the services on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings. A nursery is also available for these services.
For more information, call the church office at 885-3573.
Dr. David Russell is pastor.
Protemus Cumberland Presby-terian Church will celebrate homecoming Sunday, with Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by morning worship at 11 and lunch at noon. A singing featuring The Goodly Heritage will start at 1:30.
The pastor is the Rev. James Gunter.
Revival to begin
David’s Chapel Baptist Church in the Brownsville (Ky.) community near Hickman, Ky., will begin revival services Sunday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Jack Long as the preacher. Luke Parker will be the song leader and Sherry Johnson will be pianist.
A meal will follow the Sunday morning service, and there will be singing at 1:30 p.m. There will be no evening service Sunday.
Monday through Wednesday, worship will begin at 7 p.m.
The Rev. Charles Southerland and the congregation invite the community to attend.
Yard/bake sale set
New Beginnings Church at 2221 Oakshire Road in Union City will have a yard/bake sale today and Friday. Sales begin at 7 each morning. Hot dogs and beverages will also be offered for sale.
Funds raised will go to help purchase a sound system for the church. Donations will be appreciated, a spokesman said.
Willetts to speak
James and Judy Willett will minister with preaching and singing Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Manna Ministries on the Ken-Tenn Highway near Union City. The Willetts have been in ministry as pastors and evangelists for several years and are described as “a true blessing,” according to the pastor, the Rev. Ruth Green.
Services will continue Sunday evening at 6 with a special testimony service and singing.
“Come and be blessed,” the pastor said.
Cemetery needs told
Those with an interest in Cane Creek Primitive Baptist Church and cemetery in Obion County are in need of help. The church building is in its 156th year and was restored in 1992 through donations. Extensive work was completed, but the only work does since that time was a second painting of the exterior. The roof is currently in need of repair and the exterior needs to be scraped and painted. The interior needs ceiling repairs, a spokesman said.
The cemetery is mowed two or three times a month during the mowing season, which has begun. The monuments and stones are sprayed and/or weed-eaten throughout the season.
Contributions to assist with these jobs are being sought by those who have connections to the church and cemetery.
Call 536-0456 or (731) 446-3025 and leave a message or mail donations to Cane Creek Church or Cane Creek Cemetery, indicating to which need you would like the donation applied. The mailing address is in care of Pamela Jones Screen, 4778 East Caudle Road, Rives, TN 38253.
Special service planned
A pre-anniversary celebration honoring the pastor, the Rev. Harry Hayes, is planned at Church of Jesus for All at 817 East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Union City Sunday at 3 p.m. The event will feature Fairview Men’s Choir from Mayfield, Ky.; the “Stepping Team,” Souled Out Soldiers from Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Tennessee-Union City; Beech Grove male chorus from Kenton; and honorary guest Koko B. Ware.
The public is invited to attend.
Mount Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Troy will welcome Dr. Jimmy Latimer of Memphis for revival services Sunday through Wednesday at 7 each evening.
A fellowship meal of finger foods and desserts will follow the close of Wednesday’s service.
The church is located at 1465 Troy-Hickman Road.
The Rev. Tony Smith and the congregation invite the community to attend.