Posted: Thursday, July 2, 2009 1:32 pm
The Messenger, July 2, 2009
Barbecue for sale
Cayce (Ky.) United Methodist Church will host their annual barbecue supper July 15 on the church lawn. Barbecued pork and mutton from Grogan’s, along with all the trimmings of slaw, potato salad, baked beans and dessert and tea or soft drinks, will be served beginning at 5 p.m.
There will be no bulk sales until 6.
The church is located on Highway 94 West in Cayce, Ky.
VBS to begin
Lake Road Baptist Church, located at 1366 East Highway 22 near Union City, will host Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. July 13-July 17 for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. The theme of the VBS is “Amazon Expedition: The Ultimate Trek Through Time.” Family night will be held July 17. To register or for more information, call 446-8432.
VBS plans told
New Salem Baptist Church in Mason Hall will be having Vacation Bible School beginning July 10 with a family night cook-out, magic show and games. Classes will begin July 11 at 9:30 a.m. and continue July 12-15 at 6:30 each evening.
For more information, call 673-4171 or 673-4242.
Bike show slated
Greater Bethel Church of God in Christ will host a “Holy Rollers” bike show beginning at 10 a.m. Friday at the church, located at 803 East Gibbs St. in Union City.
Tickets are $10 for the bike show, a bike run and a lunch for each rider. Funds raised will go to the church’s New Life Activity Center. No alcohol will be allowed and all riders will be welcome. Bikes can be entered in the show beginning at 10 a.m., with judging to start at 11 and awards planned for 12:30 p.m. There will be awards for “Cleanest Sports Bike,” “Cleanest Cruiser Bike,” “Cleanest Trike Bike,” “Most Supportive Motorcycle Club” and “Farthest Traveled Club.”
The bike run will begin at 1 p.m. for bikes, cars, trucks and vans. Travel will be to the Mississippi River at Columbus Park in Kentucky for the first run and to Reelfoot Lake in Tiptonville for a second run.
Plates featuring burgers or barbecued chicken with all side items will be available for non-riders for $6 beginning at 10 a.m.
For more information, call Patrick Smith at 592-2690.
Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Troy will host a celebration Saturday beginning at noon at Troy City Park. The community is invited to enjoy free hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn and door prizes.
Gospel music will also be featured.
“Please come and help us celebrate what God has done for our country, what God is doing now and what God will do,” said the pastor, the Rev. Terry Council.
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Union City will celebrate homecoming for the 61st time Sunday. Morning worship at 11 a.m. will be followed by a meal as soon as special guests arrive. These include the 3 p.m. afternoon service speaker, the Rev. Eugene McDonald, and his congregation from Green Valley Church in Clinton, Ky. The community is invited to join the congregation at 602 Melrose St. for this special time.
The Rev. John Melvin Brooks is pastor.
First Lady Day set
Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ, located at 417 Harrison St. in Union City, will celebrate First Lady Day Sunday at 3 p.m. A meal will be served and the speaker will be “First Lady” Mai Haynes from Church of Jesus for All in Union City.
“The public is welcome, so come and help us celebrate First Lady Day,” said the pastor, Elder Willie Burnett.
To host youth revival
True Gospel Baptist Church, located at 700 Greenwood St. in Union City, will host a youth revival with a “God and Country” theme beginning Friday at 6 and continuing Saturday and Sunday evening at the same time and Sunday morning at 10.
The scripture basis will be Isaiah 61:1, “… proclaiming liberty to the captives.”
Evangelist Adrian Burden of Rock of Ages Ministries in Morehead City, N.C., will be the speaker and there will be a special gift for veterans who are invited to a special service Saturday. All visitors will also receive a gift.
A nursery will be provided and transportation is available by calling 885-0953 or 885-4991.
Robert Taylor Jr. will be song leader and the Rev. Jerry King is pastor.
“We welcome everyone to join us as we honor our great God and commemorate the signing of our nation’s Declaration of Independence,” a spokesman said.
Church plans VBS
Beech Cumberland Presby-terian Church, located at 880 Beech Chapel Road near Union City, is planning a Vacation Bible School for the first time in many years, according to the pastor, Dr. Bobby Williams. Charlene Threlkeld is the director for the event, which is planned for Monday through Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. for children from 4-12 years old. There will be Bible study, games, crafts and refreshments and the event will close Wednesday night with a family cookout and balloon release.
All children in the stated age range are invited to attend, a spokesman said.
‘Patriot’ service set
Reelfoot Baptist Church, located on Highway 22 or Lake Road near Union City, will host a “Patriot” worship service Sunday at 10:45 a.m. There will be special patriotic music and a message on the same theme. A meal will follow. The community is invited to attend, according to the pastor, the Rev. John Clark.
Health event planned
First Place 4 Health, a “change your life” event, is planned for Aug. 15 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at McKenzie First Baptist Church, located at 619 Stonewall St. The $40 cost includes breakfast and lunch. The early bird discount is $35 for those who register by July 31. The event will feature “the most complete Christ-centered weight loss and healthy living program,” according to a spokesman.
Speakers will include First Place 4 Health national director Carole Lewis, director of leadership development Vicki Heath and executive director of Lifehouse Becky Turner.
For more information or to register, visit the Web site at www.fbcmckenzie.com or call (731) 415-2927.
To host VBS
Vacation Bible School will be July 11 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Union City First Christian Church, located on the corner of Second and Lee streets.
There will be classes for all ages. The community is invited to attend.
School plans told
The City of Refuge Youth Ministry is inviting the community to a “Back to School Bash” at Kiwanis Park in downtown Union City July 18. Registration will be 1:30-2:30 p.m., with activities planned for 3-5. Organizers will be giving free food and drinks to all who attend. There will be a message and music provided by the youth. Free backpacks and supplies will be given away to all those who register for the event, a spokesman said.
Celebrating July 4
Greater Vision Church of God at 701 Mary Jane St. in Troy will have their annual July 4 celebration Friday beginning at 5 p.m. They will serve hamburgers and hot dogs with all the trimmings and there will be gospel music beginning at 6 on the parking lot, with local talent featured.
A fireworks show is planned for 9 p.m.
The Rev. Tommy Sanders invites the community to bring lawn chairs and join in the fun.
For more informtion, call 536-6388.