Posted: Friday, August 19, 2011 1:41 pm
The Messenger, August 18, 2011
To honor pianist
On Sunday Troy First Baptist Church will recognize and honor Pam Kangelos for 23 years of playing the piano and involvement in the music ministry. Mrs. Kangelos and her family are relocating to Gadsden, Ala., where she will be teaching at Gadsden Middle School. The church is inviting guests to share in this service of appreciation for Mrs. Kangelos and her family. The service begins at 10:45 a.m.
CP services told
Members of Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church will begin Sunday services at the church with prayer at 9:45 a.m. for the congregation, the worship service, the church and the nation. Sunday School will follow at 10, with worship at 11. The latter will be broadcast live on WOBT-TV. Holy Grounds coffee fellowship with coffee, doughnuts and good conversation will take place at 10:40.
The Rev. Mike Osment, director of pastoral care at Baptist Memorial Hospitals-Union City and in Humboldt, will speak on “A Simple Act of Obedience.” The sermon will be based on II Kings 5:1-14.
Osment was a missionary to Taiwan for over 15 years and has been married for 32 years. He founded three new Chinese congregations, pastored several American congregations, and recently began a new Caregivers Support Group at BMH to help families struggling with health issues.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Hickman, Ky., will celebrate communion Sunday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Kempton Baldridge as minister. A light lunch will follow in the Parish House.
Veazey to speak
The Rev. Paul Veazey, former interim pastor for the congregation, will be at Union City Second Baptist Church to help the congregation celebrate their 60th anniversary Sunday. The worship service will begin at 10:15 a.m.
The sanctuary choir will present “Songs That Changed The Church” Aug. 28 at 6 p.m.
The Rev. Eddie Mallonee and minister of music Barry Keathley join the congregation in inviting the community to attend both events.
Jubilee Celebration set
Reelfoot Baptist Church, located on West Highway 22 near Union City, will celebrate the fourth annual Jubilee Friday at 5 p.m. and Saturday, beginning at 7 a.m.
The Revs. Rick Burton, Mike Johnson, Corey Meggs, James Hazelwood, Larry Reagan, Ricky Bates, Bob Copeland and Ron Cox will be speakers and there will be special singing Saturday by The Joylanders and The McEwens.
Meals will be provided Friday night and all day Saturday.
The Rev. Scott Fields and the congregation invite the community to the “old-time camp meeting atmosphere under the direction of the Holy Spirit,” according to a spokesman.
For more information, call the church office at 885-2170 or visit the website at www.reelfootbaptist.com.
Dixie Echoes event set
The Dixie Echoes Homecoming event will be Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Yorkville City Park. Dixie Echoes, Chuck Wagon Gang, Eric Hinson and Hinson Revival and The Ward Family will be featured.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, with children younger than 12 admitted free. Advance tickets are available locally at Five Seasons Men’s Shop in Union City or by calling (731) 643-6365, (731) 446-9838 or (731) 334-2085.
There will also be a white bean or hamburger supper, with serving to begin at 5 p.m. The plates will also include dessert and beverage for $5. This price does not include the price of tickets for the singing.
Alamo Baptist Church, located at the Hop-In Community near Rives, will be held Aug. 28. The day will celebrate the congregation’s 125th anniversary and all regular Sunday meetings except the worship service, which will begin at 10:15 a.m., will be dismissed. Additional activities will be announced next week.
Third Sunday Sing set
The Obion County Third Sunday Singing will be held at Lakeview Church of Christ on Highway 22 near Samburg Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
The public is invited to attend.
To host singers
Mt. Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Troy will be hosting Renaissance from Bethel University in McKenzie Sunday at 10:45 a.m. as the morning worship service.
The community is invited to attend this exciting musical event and to join the congregation for the meal, which will follow in the fellowship hall of the church.
Unity Conference set
Good News Worship Center, a nondenominational church in Lexington, is sponsoring Unity Conference with the theme, “Heaven on Earth” Sept. 9-11. Bishop David Huskins of Cedar Lake Christian Center in Cedar Lake, Ga., will be the keynote speaker and John and Joslyn Brocklyn will be part of the dynamic praise and worship.
The event will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 9 and continue at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 10 and 10 a.m. Sept. 11.
Fellowship meals will be served after each meeting at the free conference.
For more information, call (731) 968-2980 or go to www.gnwconline.org.
Gospel singing set
The Dildines and The Clark Family will appear in a gospel music concert 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at New Covenant Pentecostal Church at 249 Market Ave. in Medina.
The Rev. Tim Clark and the congregation invite the community to attend.
Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming Sunday, with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11.
A barbecue meal will follow and those attending are invited to bring side dishes. The Soul Searchers of Tiptonville will provide gospel music in the afternoon.
The Rev. Marvin Wilson and the congregation invite the community to attend.
Special day noted
Family and Friend Day will be celebrated Sunday at 3 p.m. at Hwy. 45 Church of Christ near South Fulton. Guest speakers will be Eric Smith of Paducah, Ky., and Antoine Hutchins of Metropolis, Ill.
A meal will be served following morning services.
Thomas Todd is minister to the congregation and he invites the community to attend.