Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2012 3:56 pm
The Messenger, August 30, 2012
To mark homecoming
Bells Chapel CME.Church, located at 207 North Highland in Fulton, will host the annual homecoming celebration Sunday at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Anthony Johnson of Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Clinton, Ky., as the guest speaker.
The Rev. Claudette Snorton and the congregation invite the community to attend.
Café to be open
Exchange Street Church of Christ will offer Soul Food Café Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m.
The menu will include Chicken Alfredo, green beans, salad, bread and desserts. The community is invited to enjoy the free meal.
The church is located at 420 Exchange St. in Union City.
Musical event set
Summer Gospel Explo-sion is set for Sunday at 5 p.m. at Union City Civic Auditorium. National recording artist Evelyn Turrentine-Agee will be featured, along with the Rev. Andrew Cheairs and the Songbirds, Spencer Taylor and the Highway QC’s, the Rev. Joe Nance and New Southernaires, Changed and Dr. Jesse Webb and the Brooks Chapel Praise Team and the Rev. Alvin Summers and the Oak Grove Choir.
Tickets are on sale for $25 in advance of $30 at the door. Outlets include McLendon Apparel/Barber Shop in Union City, Brooks Chapel in Fulton, Oak Grove Baptist Church in Martin and Greater Deliverance Church in Fulton.
For information, call (731) 784-7113 and leave a message.
To honor pastor
Manna Ministries, located at 4001 Ken-Tenn Highway near Union City, will honor the congregation’s pastor, the Rev. Ruth Green, Sunday, beginning at the 10:30 a.m. service.
A meal will be served at the former Joe’s Steak House near the church after the Pastor Appreciation Day service.
The community is invited to attend.
Ice cream event set
Shady Grove United Methodist Church will sponsor “Scoop”etition Sept. 8 from 1-4 p.m. at Kiwanis Park in downtown Union City. The event, billed as “Ice Cream for a Cause,” will serve as a fund raiser for Reelfoot Rural Ministries. Members of United Methodist churches in the area will be showcasing their skill at making homemade ice cream for the event.
Tickets will sell for $4 and will entitle the purchaser to a spoon with which they can scoop up all the homemade ice cream they can eat.
Tickets for children 6-10 years old will be $2 and children 5 years old and younger will eat free.
There will also be live music and activities for children. The community is invited to attend.
Parker to speak
The Rev. Rick Parker will be the guest speaker at Tuesday’s meeting of United Methodist Women of Troy.
The meeting featuring the missionary, who serves in Mexico as a teacher and preacher with his wife, who is a doctor, will begin at 1 p.m.
Refreshments will be served and a love offering will be received. The community is invited to attend, according to the Rev. Judd Mowery.