Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2012 6:00 pm
The Messenger, September 13, 2012
Bells Chapel CME Church at 207 North Highland Drive in Fulton will host a building fund program Sunday at 3 p.m., according to the pastor, the Rev. Claudette Snorton.
The guest speaker will be Bishop Nolan Hardin of Greater Deliverance Ministries in Fulton.
The public is invited to attend.
White to preach
The Rev. Mark White will minister at Healing Faith Family Worship Center on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 2113 West Main St. in Union City. The Rev. Shane Long invites the public to attend.
Bishop Barbara Bolden of Anointed Church of the Living God on South Miles Avenue in Union City is announcing the congregation is in the midst of a “God-called, 30-day revival.” The pastor and several other local speakers are responding to the call of the Holy Spirit to preach the gospel at 7 each evening. The community is invited to attend.
“God is meeting us here, so come and take part. It’s been awesome, with miracles being reported,” Bishop Bolden says.
Quartet to sing
The Southern Plainsmen Quartet, Louisiana’s Goodwill Ambassadors, will present a program of gospel music at Union Church off Middle Road on Highway 1125 South in Kentucky Saturday at 6 p.m.
The community is invited to attend.
“This group from Hornbeck, La., has been delighting audiences and lifting spirits from coast to coast for more than 30 years,” a spokesman said. “You will be happy you came to enjoy this uplifting ministry. Let’s praise the Lord and have a great time as this talented and dedicated group shares the love of Jesus Christ. Bring a friend. Christians can have fun, too.”
To mark homecoming
House of Prayer will mark its 27th homecoming celebration Sunday. There will be no morning or evening services.
A meal will be served at noon at the Pontotoc Building in downtown Fulton. The Gardners from Huntland will sing and minister at 2 p.m. in the sanctuary at 201 Carr St. in Fulton.
For more information, contact Donnavaun Burnett at (731) 514-4661.
Selling fish plates
Brown Chapel AME Church on College Street in Union City will sell fish plates Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. at the church. Diners may eat in or call ahead for carry-outs at 885-2675.
The menu will include fish, white beans, slaw, dessert and drink for $6.
Samburg Assembly of God will celebrate homecoming Sunday, beginning at 10 a.m. Johann McGregor and Gregg McGregor from South Africa will minister in preaching and singing, with the music program planned for 2 p.m. The church will provide a noon meal in the activities building at the church and the Rev. George Hutchison and the congregation invite the community to attend.
Old Fashioned Day set
The Old Country Church, located at 263 West Highway 22, will sponsor Old Fashioned Day Sunday. Sunday school will begin at 10, followed by worship at 11 and a church-furnished meal at noon. The Borders Family will sing at 1:30, along with other local groups and individuals.
Those attending are invited to dress in old-fashioned style, in keeping with the theme, if they desire.
The Rev. Johnny Chessor and the congregation invite the community to attend.
McGregors to minister
The McGregors of South Africa will minister this weekend at Manna Ministries, located at 4001 Ken-Tenn Highway near Union City.
They will lead in worship and preaching Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 6 p.m. Owen McGregor will join the family at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, as well.
The Rev. Ruth Green and the congregation invite the community to attend.
To note anniversary
Church of Jesus for All will mark the congregation’s fourth anniversary Sunday at 3 p.m. with a program that will feature Bishop Stephanie Marshall of Anointed Church of the Living God bringing the gospel message. She will be joined by the choir and congregation from Anointed Church of the Living God.
A meal will be served at 1:30 p.m., or upon the arrival of these special guests, a spokesman said.
The Rev. Harry Hayes and the congregation invite the community to attend.
Benefit singing slated
A benefit singing to assist Jerald Ray Gantt and his daughters, Nikki, Taylor and Danielle, is being sponsored by Star of Bethlehem Assembly of God at 3141 Marvin Vaught Road near Troy Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. The family lost their mobile home and most of their possessions when a storm blew the roof off. The church hopes to help them restock and refurnish a rental home they have acquired in Samburg.
The Rev. Tommy Roper and the congregation invite the community to join them as Blessed Assurance, Blood Washed and Living Truth present a singing program.
Gospel sing set
The Dixie Echoes will host their 30th annual West Tennessee Homecoming Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Yorkville City Park building. The Dixie Echoes, The Kingsmen, Mark Trammell Quartet and Ward Family Bluegrass will be featured.
Singing tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door. Children younger than 12 will be admitted free.
Tickets are on sale locally at Five Seasons Men’s Shop or by calling W.T. Sims at (731) 643-6365, Jamie Poole at (731) 445-6695 or Charles Gabel at (731) 334-2085. Tickets are also available at Duncan Pharmacy in Dyer, Yorkville Market and Lighthouse Bookstore in Dyersburg.
A white bean and hamburger supper is set for 4:30 p.m. A plate featuring either beans or hamburger, plus a dessert and drink, will sell for $5.
Funds raised will support the Yorkville youth baseball program.
Church event slated
Troy First Baptist Church will celebrate the congregation’s 83rd anniversary Sunday by participating in National Back to Church Sunday. The congregation is joining more than 16,000 churches across the nation in extending personal invitations to friends and family to join them in worship Sunday.
Sunday’s schedule includes Life Group for all ages at 9:30 a.m., worship at 10:45 and dinner on the grounds under a giant tent at noon.
Everyone is invited, said the Rev. Vann Kissell.
Research shows that while most Americans have been to church, only 20 percent attend regularly. Of those who do not attend, most said they would do so if they were invited by a trusted friend or relative.