Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2011 4:37 pm
The Messenger, August 11, 2011
To mark homecoming
Hornbeak Baptist Church is celebrating homecoming Sunday. The guest speaker for the morning worship service will be the Rev. Leonard Ballinger Jr. There will be a potluck luncheon, followed by singing in the afternoon led by the group Earmark from Humboldt.
There will be no evening services.
Come for breakfast
Everyone is invited to a big, free back to school breakfast Sunday morning at 9:45 at Crosswind Church in Union City.
It’s all-you-can-eat and your family is invited, according to a spokesman who added, “Kick off a new school year right with a big breakfast and a worship celebration at Crosswind.”
Crosswind Church is located at 4440 Barham Road in Union City just off Highway 51 at Section Line Road. The Rev. Mike Baker is the pastor.
Beginning Sunday Union City First Assembly of God will be hosting a revival with evangelist Mark Purkey from Mustang, Okla. Sunday morning services are at 8:30 and 10:30 and they are followed by a 5 p.m. service. The revival will continue Monday through Wednesday, beginning at 6 each evening.
First Assembly of God is located at 1810 Pleasant Valley Ave. in Union City. Lead pastors, the Rev. Tommy and Deana Hall invite the community to join them at the church’s campus. All services can also be viewed online at www.uc1ag.com.
Blessed Hope Baptist Church at 126 North Maple St. in Troy will host a “back to school bash” Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the church. Children from 5 years old to those in the sixth grade are invited to “Learn to dress in the armor of God” with games, stories, lunch, prizes and crafts provided.
Mt. Zion tells news
Mt. Zion CME Church in Union City is changing its worship hour to 2 p.m. on Sundays.
The congregation is also hosting a midweek Bible study from noon-1 p.m. Wednesdays at the church.
The public is invited to join the church for all opportunities to worship and learn.
The Rev. Darrel Turner is pastor.
Chicken on the menu
Manna Ministries, located at 4001 Ken-Tenn Highway near Union City, will be selling plate lunches featuring a choice of chicken and dumplings or chicken and dressing, with sides, for $6 Saturday. Desserts will be available for $1. Pickup will be from noon-2 p.m.
The community is invited to enjoy the meal.
First Lady Day set
Church of Jesus for All is seeking to establish a tradition with a First Lady Day to honor Mai Hayes Sunday, beginning at 11 a.m. The Rev. Audrey Perry from Pleasant Hill Church in Hickman, Ky., will be the speaker that morning. At 3 p.m. First Lady Janet Dotstry of Bashan Baptist Church in Rives, First Lady Shirley Coleman of Friendship Free Will Baptist Church in Union City, First Lady Mable Burnett of Pentecostal Temple in Union City and First Lady Dorothy Benford of Lake Chapel in Hickman will speak.
The Rev. Barbara Miller of Humboldt will be a special guest.
Those who have talent expressed in music, poetry or other avenues are also invited to attend and take part in the program.
Refreshments will be served.
The Rev. Harry Hayes is pastor.
Women’s event noted
Healing Faith Family Worship Center at 2113 West Main St. in Union City will be hosting “Women Helping Women,” an event to help women “pray, learn and grow together and increase in knowledge and wisdom,” at 10 a.m. and again at 5 p.m. Monday. A video by Lisa Bevere of Lioness Arising, wife of author John Bevere, will be featured and there will be encouragement to enter into a time of prayer for the city and the county and other concerns.
Discussion will be part of the session.
The class will be free to all women who are interested. Workbooks are available for purchase and these must be ordered in advance. Classes will continue two days a month until the study is completed, according to a spokesman.
To raise funds
Greater Praise Choir of Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church at 720 East College St. in Union City will be having a yard sale and selling fish plates Saturday at the church.
The yard sale will begin at 7 a.m., with fish plates available at 11 a.m.
The fish plates consist of fish steaks, spaghetti, white beans, cole slaw, white bread, dessert and a drink for a donation of $7.
For deliveries, call the church at 885-7362.
The Rev. A.E. McCadney is the pastor.
Gospel singing slated
The Rev. Adam Barber and the congregation at Grace Chapel Church, located just of Highway 412 in Bells, invite everyone out for a Southern gospel concert Aug. 20 at 7 p.m.
Featured groups will be David Smith, Randy Crowder and Voices of Grace, as well as Ivan and Jamie Hodge. A love offering will be received. For more information, call (731) 618-0910.