Posted: Thursday, July 7, 2011 4:39 pm
The Messenger, July 7, 2011
Church plans barbecue
Cayce (Ky.) United Methodist Church will host the annual barbecue supper July 20.
Serving will begin at 5 p.m. The community is invited to attend this event.
‘Summer Sing’ set
Bemis First Baptist Church invites the community to the annual “Summer Sing” Saturday at 6 p.m., featuring The Norvell Family, David Smith (the singing fireman), Cathie Harris and Ivan and Jamie. A love offering will be accepted. For more information, call (731) 618-0910.
Caccamisi to preach
Tony Caccamisi will preach Sunday at Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church, using as his scripture reference Revelation 3:14-22. The sermon will be “The Church That Makes God Sick.”
A resident of Bartlett, the speaker has been married to Debbye Caccamisi for 28-plus years and they have three adult children. He teaches a very large adult Sunday school class and is a lay speaker at his church. He has been on two international mission trips to the Ukraine and many American mission expeditions. He describes himself as “a guy God saved by His grace in 1979 from the ‘Guttermost to the Uttermost’ and I just haven’t gotten over it yet!”
Worship at the church, located at 631 East Church St., starts with prayer for the church and community at 9:45 a.m. Adult and children’s Sunday school classes meet at 10 and Holy Grounds coffee fellowship follows at 10:40, with worship at 11.
Services are also broadcast live on WOBT-TV.
The community is invited to join the congregation for worship and study each week.
Food Pantry to open
The One For All Food Pantry will be open from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church at 1422 Pleasant Valley Ave. in Union City. Proof of residency and income are required. The Rev. Kenny Locke is the pastor.
Fellowship event set
The United Church of the Living God, located at 609 Martin Luther King Drive in Fulton, will celebrate 5th Fellowship luncheon Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in honor of the Rev. Margaret Pettigrew, who has served the church for five years. For more information, contact Elder Betty Gordon, the assistant pastor, at (270) 472-0554. Gifts of love will be appreciated at the free meal, a spokesman said.
Brundages to minister
Hardy and Marianne Brundage will be at Healing Faith Family Worship Center, located at 2113 West Main St. in Union City, Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Hardy Brundage is recognized as a minister of the word of God through the media of radio, television and evangelistic meetings. For more information, call 884-2956. The Rev. Shane Long is pastor.
Women to meet
The Ken-Tenn Women’s Connection will meet at 11 a.m. July 20 and the theme will be “What’s Your Point of View?” The group will convene at the Ol’ West Steakhouse in Martin.
Linda Apple of Fayetteville, Ark., will be the speaker, with the topic “Life From a Writer’s Point of View.”
Linda Shields of Martin will be the special feature and will present news from Coffee Break Tours with “From a Tour Guide’s Point of View.”
Music will be presented by local talented recording artist Joann Gill and will be featured “From a Singer’s Point of View.”
All women are welcome to attend. The $9 ticket price includes the program, a bountiful buffet, drink and tip. Walk-ins are welcome or reservations can be made by the morning of July 18 by calling (731) 587-3915, 885-0087 or (731) 479-2979.
The program is sponsored by the Ken-Tenn Women’s Connection in association with Stonecroft Inc.
Revival to begin
Shady Grove United Methodist Church near Union City will begin a four-night revival event Sunday through July 13.
Services will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Joe Thorn preaching that night and Monday. Finger foods will be served after Sunday’s evening message.
Weeknight services will be at 7, with the Rev. Terry Presson filling the pulpit Tuesday and the Rev. John Archer preaching on Wednesday. Refreshments will also be served after the final service.
Song leaders will be Buddy and Catherine Roberts, and Jane Moore will serve as pianist.
The Rev. Kenny Locke is pastor and he and the congregation invite the community to attend.
Choir concert slated
A special concert will conclude the choir workshop that has been in progress this week. The musical event, which will feature recording artist Kendra Carr, Denzel Bester, United Voices of Annointance and others, will take place Saturday at 5 p.m. at Greater Bethel Church of God in Christ at 805 East Gibbs St. in Union City. Elder Richard Johnson and the congregation invite the community to attend the program, which is the wrap-up of this week’s “2011 Music on a Mission Choir Workshop” presented by Damon Gentry.
Bashan Baptist Church in Rives will be celebrating homecoming Sunday at 3 p.m. when the Rev. Devon Cunningham and his congregation from Fuller Street Baptist Church in Dresden are special guests for a sermon he will preach. A meal will be served when guests arrive Sunday. The community is invited to attend. The Rev. Rozelle Dotstry is pastor.
To celebrate revival
Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, located near South Fulton, will be in revival Monday through Wednesday at 7 each evening. Members of the “Circuit Riders” lay speaking group will bring the message each evening. The Rev. R.K. Kane and the congregation invite the community to attend.
Decoration Day set
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Decoration Day is planned for July 16 at the cemetery, located in Graves County, Ky., on Mt. Pleasant Church Road, two miles north of Pilot Oak and just off Highway 129.
A potluck meal will be served at noon and those attending are reminded to bring food and lawn chairs.
Donations to cemetery upkeep are welcome and may be given to a trustee July 16 or mailed to Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Fund, in care of Laura Davis, treasurer, 9584 Fields Road, South Fulton, TN 38257.
For more information, call Ms. Davis at (731) 479-1648, Darrell Fuqua at (270) 328-8342, Gene Murphey at (270) 376-5262, Gayle Russell at (270) 247-0527 or Charles Shelby at (270) 376-5580.
To welcome preacher
Kenton First United Methodist Church and Union Grove United Methodist Church are welcoming a new pastor, the Rev. John Varden. The community is invited to join either of the congregations for worship and study of God’s word.
To celebrate homecoming
Members of Friendship Free Will Baptist Church at 1304 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Union City will celebrate homecoming Sunday, with Elder Greg Williams of Bells as the morning speaker at 11.
Elder James Jones, pastor of Mt. Herman Missionary Baptist Church in Woodland Mills, will be the guest speaker at 3 p.m. and will be joined by his congregation as special guests.
A meal will be served between services and the community is invited to join the congregation.
Elder Eugene Coleman is the congregation’s founding minister.
Union revival planned
Troy’s’ annual Union Revival will begin Sunday with a time of refreshment and fellowship at 5 p.m. and services following at 6 at Troy United Methodist Church, located at 226 Westbrook St.
The revival represents a community spiritual tradition of 135 years, with some of the earliest worship — prior to the days of electric fans and air conditioning — being celebrated in Troy‘s City Park. Troy Cumberland Presbyterian Church is the sister congregation marking this important century-plus of services.
The Rev. Terry English, who is the pastor of Obion United Methodist Church, will be the guest speaker Sunday through Wednesday, with week night services at 7, preceded by prayer at 6:45.
A nursery will be available each evening and there will be special music.
Members of the two congregations are trying to gather information about the history of the revival services and would appreciate anything that can be contributed, according to the Rev. Judd Mowery of Troy United Methodist Church.
The community is invited to join the churches for this special time.
To honor pastor
The Rev. A. E. McCadney, pastor of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church at 720 East College St. in Union City, will be honored for his 30 years of service to the congregation at a pre-appreciation celebration Saturday at 6 p.m. at the church.
There will be a praise and worship program and the community is invited to attend.
For more information, call 885-1165.