Posted: Friday, August 13, 2010 11:16 am
The Messenger, August 12, 2010
To provide clothing
The New Concord Baptist Church Woman’s Missionary Union will be hosting the annual clothing giveaway Saturday from 8 a.m.-mid afternoon. Everyone is invited to come and shop for “free.”
The giveaway will be in the fellowship hall located at the rear of the church. New Concord Baptist Church is located at 3672 Concord Road near Kenton.
Singing program set
Obion County’s Third Sunday Singing program will be hosted by Lakeview Church of Christ on Highway 22 near Samburg Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend, a spokesman said.
Senior Friends to meet
Senior Friends of Cobb’s Chapel United Methodist Church will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Autry’s Country Kitchen in Troy.
All members are urged to attend for this special time of fellowship and a good meal, a spokesman said.
Women to meet
“Come in out of the heat and join the local Ken-Tenn Women’s Connection luncheon Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Ole West Steakhouse at 943 Main St. in Martin,” said a spokesman. “Our theme for this month will be ‘Do You Have the Peace?’”
Judy Snider from Gleason will provide the special feature this month. She will share her expertise in the field of quilting. Her presentation entitled “Quilting Is My Game” will include the opportunity to view her colorful wares.
Lou Anne White of Union City will be singing some “Peaceful Melodies.”
To complete the program the main presenter, Marylin Gosh, will be “Putting the Pieces Together.”
“An avid quilter, she will surely add much to our theme,” the spokesman said. “Come join us in the cool restaurant and perhaps get motivated to get out that box of material scraps and start putting the pieces together.”
All women are welcome to attend. The $10 price includes buffet, beverage and tip. Walk-ins are welcome or reservations can be made by Monday morning by calling 885-0087, (731) 479-2979, 479-8020 or (731) 587-3915.
The program is sponsored by the Ken-Tenn Women’s Connection in association with Stonecroft Inc.
Handbell program set
Celebration, the youth handbell choir of First Baptist Church in Paris, will play during the evening worship service at Martin’s Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at 562 Old Troy Road Sunday at 6. The concert is a part of the celebration of the extensive renovation of Pleasant Hill’s worship center, which included the donation of a Steinway-Boston 5’5” grand piano.
With 14 members, Celebration Handbells is comprised of youth in ninth-12th grades and is one of four children and youth handbell groups at Paris First Baptist Church.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church invites the public to attend the concert, which will be followed by a message from the Rev. Mac McCaleb.
Second Baptist Church in Union City will be offering DivorceCare for Kids beginning Wednesday from 3:15 (immediately after school) to 4:45 p.m.
“If you know a child hurting because of divorce, bring him or her to DC4K, a special place for children ages 5-12 to find help and healing. At our weekly DC4K group, children make friends with other youngsters who understand what it feels like when parents get divorced. DivorceCare is designed for children whose parents are separated or divorced,” said Pam (Avery) Murphy, who will be leading the 13-week sessions planned to coordinate with the school schedule for the fall semester.
Mrs. Murphy is a child development specialist and educational consultant for area school systems.
“Our DC4K group combines games, crafts, activities, music and DVD dramas to create a fun atmosphere where children feel comfortable and accepted. At DC4K, children find joy and hope built on God’s love,” she said.
An after-school snack is served and the Wednesday night meal at 5 p.m. is available by reservation.
The cost of workbooks is $12 each; snacks and craft supplies are $8 each. Scholarships are available. To register, call Second Baptist Church 885-5223.
Women’s conference set
“Embracing Authentic Christianity” is the theme of the Women’s Conference hosted by Triumphant Women’s Ministry of New Hope Free Will Baptist Church at 1106 East Vine St. in Union City today through Sunday. The conference will open at 6 p.m. today with a “meet and greet” praise service and reception.
On Friday at 7 p.m., the speaker will be Bishop Barbara Ann Bolden, pastor of Anointed Church of the Living God in Union City. Saturday’s events will begin at 8 a.m. with assemblies and workshops facilitated by six women. On Sunday, Marylin D. Jenkins, president of Free Women in Christ in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will be the worship speaker.
The registration fee is $10 and this includes lunch on Saturday. Registration will be accepted at the door.
To mark anniversary
Home Street Church of God, located at 417 South Home St. in Union City, will celebrate its 50th anniversary Sunday with special services. The Rev. Donald Johnson, pastor from 1963-67, will be the speaker at the morning service at 10:30. He now serves as a missionary to South America, primarily in Brazil along the Amazon River. He will be relating details of that work.
A noon meal will be served and The Ross Family, formerly known as The Faithmen, will sing at 1:30 p.m.
Friends and those who have attended in the past are invited to be part of the celebration.
Joylanders to sing
The Joylanders of Trenton will be singing at Oak Street Community Church on the corner of Miles Avenue and Oak Street in Union City, the site of the former First Presbyterian Church, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. The group has been singing for 39 years and is made up of parents Perry and Nell Wimberly; their daughter and son-in-law, Vanessa and Jason Griggs; and their grandchildren, Jay Griggs and Allison Griggs.
The group presents family harmony and quality string music with banjo, guitar, violin, mandolin and upright bass.
The Rev. Wayne McLean invites the community to enjoy the worship experience. “Their anointed ministry touches the hearts of everyone who hears them,” he said.
Special Day planned
The congregation of Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located near Union City, will be celebrating the annual Family, Friends and Neighbors Appreciation Day Sunday. Sunday school begins at 10, with worship at 11 and a fellowship meal at 12:30 p.m.
“We are not expecting you to miss services at the church you regularly attend. We do, however, invite you to stop by and enjoy a fellowship meal with us,” said the pastor, Dr. Bobby Williams.
To mark homecoming
Members of Bethel Baptist Church on Bethel Baptist Road near Troy, will be celebrating homecoming Sunday, with the Rev. John Clark to preach at 11 a.m.
A fellowship meal will be served at noon and special singing will follow. The community is invited to attend.
Men’s-Women’s Day set
Bashan Baptist Church in Rives will celebrate the annual Men’s and Women’s Day Sunday. Jasmine Williams from St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Kenton will speak at 11 a.m. and Tim White, a member of the same church, will be the 3 p.m. speaker.
The Rev. Rozelle Dotstry, pastor, and associate pastor the Rev. Paul Jenkins invite the community to attend.