Posted: Friday, March 26, 2010 7:55 am
The Messenger, March 25, 2010
Easter service set
Easter Sunday services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. at Union City First Assembly of God, located at 1810 Pleasant Valley Ave., will include “Shout for Joy,” an Easter musical featuring First Assembly’s “Voices of Praise” adult choir in the sanctuary. There will also be nursery and preschool classes and children from kindergarten through fifth grade will be enjoying a special program, “The Rock That Rolled.” Between services at 10 a.m. there will be a “Candy Dash,” a Bounce House, family photos and refreshments in the activities building.
The Rev. Tommy Hall is pastor. He and the congregation invite the community to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus with these special activities and worship opportunities. For more information, go to www.unioncityfirstag.com.
Gospel singing slated
First Church of God in Hickman, Ky., will host a gospel singing Saturday with music by the Rev. Tommy Sanders and members of Greater Vision Church of God in Troy.
“Come and join us for a night of worship and fellowship. Refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall after the program,” a spokesman said.
Perrys will sing
Dove-award winning Southern Gospel group The Perrys will be in concert Friday at 7 p.m. at Rutherford First Baptist Church. There is no admission charge, but a love offering will be received. For more information, visit www.fbcrutherford.com or call (731) 225-6324.
Revival to begin
Revival services are planned at Liberty Worship Center Church of God of Prophecy at 120 Forestdale St. in South Fulton Sunday through Wednesday. The Rev. Tim Farmer will be the evangelist at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 week nights. The public is invited to join the congregation and the Rev. Danny Walker for this important time.
Special events planned
Union City First United Methodist Church will welcome the community to special services during the Easter season beginning with a live dramatization of “The Last Supper” called “Is It I, Lord?” at 6:30 p.m. April 1 in the sanctuary at 420 East Main St. Open communion will follow.
On April 2, the congregation will have a special Good Friday observance in the sanctuary at 6:30 p.m.
On Easter Sunday, there will be Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and three worship opportunities: at 8:45 and 10:50 a.m. and at “Overflow” contemporary worship services at 6 p.m.
Dr. David Russell and associate pastor Scott Smyth invite the community to attend.
Benefit singing set
Faithful Heart will be featured at a benefit gospel singing Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Star of Bethlehem Assembly of God on Pos-sum Trot Road near the Shawtown community. A love offering will be taken and proceeds will go to assist with medical expenses for James Cleek, chief of police in Troy, who was severely injured recently in a tractor accident.
For more information, call Gloria Montgomery at 885-3118.
To host revival
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church near Rives will host revival services with Dr. Lonnie Wilburn beginning Sunday at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. and continuing through Wednesday at 7 each evening.
The Rev. Mickey Hanks and the congregation invite the community to attend.
Good Friday service set
Fulton First United Methodist Church, located at 200 Carr St., will host Good Friday services April 2 at 7 p.m. “This is like nothing you’ve ever experienced before. Discover the true power of Good Friday and the real meaning of sacrificial love,” a spokesman said in inviting the community.
Wild game supper set
A men’s wild game supper is planned for Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Union City Second Baptist Church, located at 831 North Everett Blvd. Tickets are $10 and are available at the church.
The guest speaker will be John “the Bull” Beamlett, a former all-pro NFL Denver Broncos player. There will also be a deer scoring rally and a wildlife presentation by a state park ranger.
The Rev. Eddie Mallonee and the congregation invite all men to enjoy this special treat. Call 885-5223 for more information.
Holy Week services set
Holy Week services, sponsored by the Obion County Ministerial Association and hosted this year by St. James’ Episcopal Church at 422 East Church St. in Union City, will be at noon beginning Monday and continuing through April 2. The service will open with prayer and there will be a meal and a devotion each day.
Those attending are asked to make a donation to cover the cost of each meal, with $5 recommended.
Speakers will include:
• Monday — the Rev. Mike Osment, chaplain of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City
• Tuesday — Fred Lehmkuhl
• Wednesday — Scott Smyth, associate pastor at First United Methodist Church in Union City
• Thursday — Dr. Roger Reid, pastor of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Union City
• Friday — Dr. Matthew Wohlfarth, pastor of First Baptist Church in Union City