Posted: Thursday, August 6, 2009 2:30 pm
The Messenger, August 6, 2009
To honor McCadney
To honor one of Dyersburg’s longest ministering pastors, the Rev. W.L. McCadney of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, there will be a spectacular evening of gospel singing Aug. 22 at Yates Auditorium at the former Dyersburg High School.
Tickets will be $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
Music will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will feature special guests the Rev. Melvin Bufford of Bolivar, the New Sensational Southernaires of Dyersburg and the Rev. Michael Savage of Jackson.
For more information, contact Sherry McElrath at (731) 286-0838 or Howard or Lisa McCadney at 286-0141.
Selling fish dinners
Bells Chapel C.M.E. Church at 207 North Highland Drive in Fulton will be selling fish dinners for $7 Saturday.
Sales will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will continue until plates are sold out.
Dinners will consist of fish, a choice of white beans or spaghetti, cole slaw, hush puppies and dessert. Beverages will be priced separately.
“Come by or call (270) 970-9050 for delivery,” says the pastor, the Rev. Eric McKinney Sr.
A special benefit for Roger Durham, who was electrocuted and burned in June and has been unable to work at his job at Pool South, is planned for Saturday at 7 p.m. at Manna Ministries, located on the old Union City-Fulton highway outside Union City. There will be special singing by Rickie and Stephanie Turnbow and Rodney and Pam Gregg.
The public is invited to attend, according to the pastor, the Rev. Ruth Green.
Music service set
Vocalists and musicians at Union City First United Methodist Church will present a special worship program of music Sunday at the 10:50 a.m. worship service. There will be no early service, but Sunday school will meet at 9:45 a.m.
The sanctuary choir, under the direction of John Easley, will be featured. Pianist Delana Easley and organist Terry Hailey will accompany the choir.
Soloists will include Anita Fisher, Brandon Bennett, Sara Smyth, Dr. David Russell, Rebecca Easley and Chris Norton.
The community is invited to attend.
The church is located at 420 East Main St.
Gold party planned
The youth group at Faith Lutheran Church, located at 2012 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City, will host a “gold party” Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the church, which is across the highway from the Coca-Cola plant.
A licensed gold buyer from Golden Girls LLC will test and weigh gold jewelry and offer payment at the party.
Funds raised will go to the youth group, as both the host of the event and the designated charity, to help offset expenses to attend the LCMS National Youth Gathering in 2010.
For more information, call 514-3033.
‘Sing’ing for Joy
Second Baptist Church sanctuary choir will present “Sing for Joy” Sunday at 6 p.m. The 70-voice choir and 12-piece instrumental ensemble will be joined by an 18-voice men’s vocal group, soloists and others.
A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.
A love offering will be received to help those in the community who are in need.
The church is located at 831 Everett Blvd. in Union City and is pastored by the Rev. Eddie Mallonee. Barry Keathley is music director.
“Come and experience an evening of joy and peace the world does not understand. It will be a night of exciting music honoring Jesus Christ,” a spokesman said.
Hornbeak Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming Sunday, with Jackie Harris as the guest speaker.
Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by preaching at 10:45.
A fellowship meal is planned to begin the afternoon and there will be special singing with The Borders at 2 p.m.
The Rev. Robert Johnson and the congregation invited the community to attend.
Cemetery donations sought
Fremont Cemetery donations may be mailed to Jana Covington, treasurer, at 460 Freeman Store Road, Union City, TN 38261 or to Jack Freeman, 461 Highway 22, Union City, TN 38261.
Youth program planned
Friendship Freewill Baptist Church will host a youth day program Sunday at 3 p.m.
Patrick Smith from Bethel Church of God in Christ in Union City will be the speaker.
The church is located at 1304 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Union City and is pastored by the Rev. Phillip Sanders.
All youth are invited to attend, a spokesman said.
Gospel singing slated
Gospel music artist Randy Crowder is hosting a gospel concert event at Krider Performing Arts Center, located at 650 Volunteer Drive in Paris, Saturday. Karen Peck and New River and Mike and Kelly Bowling will be featured.
Advance tickets are available to Promise Land Bookstore in Paris. Tickets will also be offered at the door.
For more information, call (731) 676-1466.
To feature Renaissance
Mount Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host Renaissance from Bethel College in McKenzie Aug. 16 at 10:45 a.m. during the morning worship hour. A meal will follow in the fellowship hall.
The community is invited to attend, according to the pastor, the Rev. Tony Smith, and the congregation.