Posted: Thursday, August 4, 2011 1:07 pm
The Messenger, August 4, 2011
Food pantry open
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church’s “One for All” Food Pantry, located at 1422 Pleasant Valley Ave. in Union City, will be open Tuesday 4-6 p.m.
Proof of residency and income are required.
Praise Fest set
McKenzie First Cumber-land Presbyterian Church is hosting the “End of Summer Praise Fest 2011” at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at the church. Guests include Saul2Paul and speaker David Parnell. There will be free food and games and fun for all ages, a spokesman said. Those attending are reminded to bring lawn chairs.
“Come and have a great time as we worship and praise God with one another,” a spokesman said.
Call (731) 616-3868 for more information. The event is subject to cancelation pending inclement weather.
To celebrate anniversary
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, located at 602 Melrose St. in Union City, will celebrate the Rev. John M. Brooks’ 10th anniversary Sunday. The morning speaker at 11 a.m. will be the Rev. Chris Johnson of Enon Missionary Baptist Church in McKenzie. The Rev. Mitchell Turner and congregation of St. Luke’s Missionary Baptist Church in Greenfield will join the church at 3 p.m. for another service. A meal will be served following morning worship.
The community is invited to attend.
Lawson to preach
The Rev. James Lawson of Fulton will be the speaker Sunday at Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 631 East Church St.
A Cumberland Presby-terian minister for 57 years, he is semi-retired but fills pulpits as he is called by God. He will be using scripture from II Chronicles 7:14 as the basis for a sermon entitled “If My People …” that is especially relevant today, a spokesman said.
Lawson and his wife, Carolyn, are the parents of a daughter and have two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Their son died some time ago.
The community is invited to attend a time of prayer at 9:45 a.m., Sunday school at 10, Holy Grounds coffee fellowship at 10:40 and morning worship at 11 or to join the congregation on WOBT-TV at 11 for the live worship broadcast.
Women’s Day set
Jacksonville Free Will Baptist Church at 204 North College St. in South Fulton will celebrate the annual Women’s Day Sunday, with morning worship at 11 featuring an address by Felicia Lightner.
The afternoon program will begin at 3 and the guest speaker will be Elder Margaret Pettigrew, accompanied by her congregation from Church of the Living God in Fulton.
Elder James Watford and the church invite the community to attend.