The Messenger. 01.31.08
Church tell events
Sunday at 6 p.m., Jason Stewart will be the guest speaker at New Faith Church fellowship hall in Obion. All youth who are fighting drug addiction and drinking problems are encouraged to come and hear what Stewart has to say.
“You are not alone and you have a friend at New Faith Church, where people are finding ‘new faith.’ Come as you are. Jesus is Lord,” said Bishop Lee Cook, the pastor.
New Faith Church is located at 305 North Broadway.
On Feb. 8, church members trying to add to the church building fund will prepare and deliver chicken plates in the Obion area.
“You can get a meal at the time you want and as many as you want,” Cook said.
The menu will include chicken and gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and dessert.
Plates will be delivered for $5. Call (731) 624-0040 or call Traditions Beauty Shop in Obion at 536-1030 or 536-6588.
Orders must be placed by Feb. 7.
Divorce Care set
Second Baptist Church in Union City will be offering DivorceCare for Kids beginning Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the church at 831 Everett Blvd. DivorceCare is designed for children whose parents are separated or divorced.
“If you know a child hurting because of divorce, bring him or her to DivorceCare for Kids, a special place for children ages 5-12 years old to find help and healing. At our weekly DC4K group, children make friends with others who understand what it feels like when parents get divorced,” a spokesman said. “Our DivorceCare for Kids 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.”
Pam (Avery) Murphy, M.S.L.P.E., will be leading the 13-week series. She is a child development specialist and educational consultant for area school systems.
The cost of workbooks is $10 each. To register, call Second Baptist Church 885-5223.
The Rev. Eddie Mallonee is pastor.
The older youth of Mount Ararat Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Troy will be hosting an all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage breakfast beginning at 9 Sunday. Donations for the meal will be used to help with expenses for an upcoming mission trip.
The church will also have an Ash Wednesday service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The community is invited to attend.
The Rev. Billy McGarity is pastor.
Book club to meet
“Books for the Journey” book club will meet noon Feb. 14 in the fellowship hall of Union City Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 631 East Church St. The club will begin a study of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s classic work, “The Cost of Discipleship.
Martyred by the Nazis for his Christian faith, Bonhoeffer has much to say to Christians of the 21st century.
Those attending are invited to bring a sandwich and join the group for a time of fellowship and spiritual reflection, according to the host pastor, the Rev. Doy L. Daniels Jr.
Special service set
There will be a special Ash Wednesday service, including communion and imposition of ashes, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of Union City First United Methodist Church.
The service, which will take the place of the usual Wednesday night classes for adults and children, is open to all who would like to attend, according to the pastor, Dr. David Russell.
The church is located at 420 East Main St.