CHURCH NEWS - Alleghany
Alleghany UMC will host its community supper in the church fellowship on Wednesday, March 5, 2014
from 5 to 7pm. Please join us for food and fellowship.
Denton Wesleyan Church
Letter” sermon series is underway at DWC. This series helps us see the very simple message of God’s love toward
us. The expression of His great love is as simple as many of our first love notes....”I love you. Do you love
me? Check yes or no...”
Each week during the series, love songs of decades past will be performed by our band...Elvis,
the Supremes, Frank Sinatra, and others have been invited to share....don’t miss it!
Sundays at 9am or 10:45am...Wednesdays at 7pm
-FREE MOVIE TICKETS to the movie “God’s
Not Dead”!!! Ask one of our hosts on Sunday or Weds. about getting free tickets to the March 23rd matinee showing!
Yep- absolutely free because we love you! Call 859-4565 fro details!
Central United Methodist Church
On March 5, following an evening of feasting and fun, Central United
Methodist Church invites all to come together for their Ash Wednesday Noontime service with the imposition of the ashes and
Holy Communion. The service will be held in Central’s Chapel at 276 W. First Street, Denton. Ash Wednesday marks the
beginning of the season of Lent. Lent is a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting,
repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline. A special Lenten offering will be taken with proceeds going to the United
Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)’s One Great Hour of Sharing helping a child smile, and help a family recover and
a community rebuild after a disaster as well as the South Davidson County Family Resource Center.
Hill Baptist Church
Gravel Hill Baptist Church along with Woodmen of the World Denton Chapter 976 will host
a benefit Barbecue Lunch and Dinner for Steve Peele and others in the community on Saturday, March 8 from 11 am – 7
pm (or when we run out of food). The location for the event is at the Woodman of the World building located at 387 Hwy 47
Denton (behind Bombay Park).
Peele is a Woodmen and Gravel Hill Member and suffers from diabetes.
He lost his leg and most of all the use in his other leg due to diabetes and complications. His medical, travel and special
needs exceed his disability check.
Dine in or take out! Come in for lunch or dinner and
fix your own plate of Syd Lowe’s famous BBQ including trimmings and a drink. Suggested donation $8 per plate or what
your heart suggests.
Money donations will be accepted at anytime. Make donations to Gravel
Hill Baptist Church 6733 Gravel Hill Rd., Denton NC 27239 (Attn: Sheryl Hunt – Benefit).
For more information, contact Danny Soles 336-906-2303; Sid Loflin 336-857-2173; Syd Lowe 336-596-6914; Pastor Danny Hosler
336-241-2841; or Sue Surratt 336-859-2763.
Fairview Methodist celebrates Methodist Women with special services
The public is invited to Fairview United Methodist Church to hear Rev. Tammy Talbert from First Methodist/Canaan speak on
March 9 at the 9:00 worship service. She will be speaking in honor of Methodist Women’s Month, and the entire service
will be led by Fairview’s Methodist Women’s organization. If you would like more information, call 859-4742 or
859-2358. Fairview is located on 5629 Old 109, Lexington, which is three miles north of Denton.
Faith Baptist Church will host a BBQ Chicken dinner on March 22 from 11 – 6 pm. One may eat in
or take out.
On the menu, ½ BBQ chicken, slaw, potato salad, rolls and dessert. For
more information, contact 859-2726.
Also, on March 30 a praise service with special singing
and testimonies will occur at the 11 am service. The church is located off Shiptontown Road off Hwy 8.
Clothing Closet Giveaway: Saturday, March 8th, 8:00am-12:00pm in our Fellowship Hall. Please
share this information with anyone that is in need of clothing & household items.
Clothing is available for male & female, babies thru adult. Summerville is located off Flat Swamp road near the
Hwy. 8 intersection.
Brandon Scott Owens age 24, of Lick Creek Ch. Rd., Denton
died Monday, February 24, 2014 at Thomasville Medical Center.
funeral service was held on Friday at Briggs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel conducted by Rev. Mike Irby, Rev. David Irby, and
Rev. Norman Henderson.
Brandon was born June 18, 1989 in Davidson County
to Kenny Owens and Donna Sue Graves Owens. He was a graduate of South Davidson High School. He worked for Terry’s Tees
and attended True Worship Church. He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, George and Dora Ana Owens.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by brothers, Jared Keith Owens of the home
and Dalton Graves of Denton; sister, Amber Graves of Denton and maternal grandparents, Donald and Joyce Graves of Denton.
The family received friends on Thursday at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton and other times
at the residence on Lick Creek Ch. Rd.
The family would like memorials sent to True Worship Church
2396 Flat Swamp Rd. Denton, NC 27239.
Online condolences can be made
Mr. Russell Leon Thompson age 80, of South Main St. Ext. Denton died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Wake Forest
University Baptist Medical Center.
was born March 4, 1933 in Essex County, Massachusetts to Leon M. Thompson and Anna O’Brien Thompson. He worked as Postmaster
with the US Postal Service and was a veteran of the US Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dawn Eileen Alosi Thompson.
Survivors include, daughters, Janice Eldredge of Denton and Michelle Rousseau of Massachusetts;
son, John Thompson of Massachusetts; sister, Judith Lahue of Massachusetts; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A memorial services will be held a later date.
Funeral Home in Denton is serving the Thompson Family.
can be made at www.briggsfuneralhome.com