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Calendar of Events September 11

Sept. 11&18
Hampton Memorial UME locateed at 7835 Armour Road will host a Yard Sale Sept.  20th from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables are available and for more information, call 872-8836.

Sept. 13
A Clothes-Give-Away will be held at Upper Canaan M.B. Church located at 9090 Highway 51 North Saturday,  from 9 a.m. to noon. There will be  items for all age-levels.Pastor Julius Hawkins H.W.Vann, is the contact person at 872-0673.

The Covington Rotary Club will be hosting its’ Annual Rotary Run 5k on Saturday.  The run starts at Shelton Park in Covington at 8 a.m.  Registration will be from 7-8 a.m.  The Rotary Club uses this 5k run to raise funds for various local projects that benefit Boys and Girls Club, Literacy Council, Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Special Olympics, and others. They are seeking sponsors for the run. For more information, contact Jonathan Fortenberry at 444-3326 or

Millington City Beautiful Gardening Seminar will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at International Goat Days Festival at USA Stadium located at 4351 Babe Howard Blvd in Millington. The focus will be “Fall Bulbs” with David Fuchs of the Memphis Area Master Gardener. It’s free to the public. For more information, call 872-2609.

Sept. 17
Kids in Christ the King will meet on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at West Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., and KICK from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  For more information, call 876-5757.

Sept. 18
The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1382 meeting will be held at noon, Thursday at Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. The guest speaker will be Rhonda Mooney, NARFE Tennessee Federation Vice President.  She will present a report on the recent NARFE Convention which will include results of the election for National Officers.  For more information, call Carolyn Cribbis at 413-7123.

Goat Days ScheduleSept. 21
The public is invited to share in the celebration of Lucy Baptist Church’s 144th Anniversary on Sunday. The service will begin with Bible Study at 9:30 a.m., followed by Worship Celebration at 10:45 a.m. Guest Preacher Kirk Bishop, Pastor of Westside Baptist, Tuscumbia , Ala. , former LBC Associate Pastor (2010-13). Special Music, “potluck” dinner will follow in the Christian Activities Building — bring dishes to share and enjoy an afternoon of fellowship. Invite your family, friends, neighbors to join you at 4005 Lucy Road in Millington. For more information, call 872-0623, or contact; or visit
David Lawrence, Pastor

Rev. Ed White, current pastor at First United Methodist Church, and congregation invite you to join us for the 125th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday. FUMC will have one worship service at 10:30 a.m., in the sanctuary.  Bishop Bill McAlily will be the guest preacher for the day. Rev. Tim Carpenter, the Asbury District Superintendent and his wife will be joining the service, along with several pastors who have been a part of our congregation over the past few decades. Adult Sunday School classes will meet in Williams Hall from 9:30-10:20 a.m. Bishop McAlily’s wife, Lynn will discuss the “Adopt-A-School” initiative she has been working with for the last few years. Immediately following worship, there will unveil our historical marker and place a time capsule.  The church will also have a traditional FUMC Potluck luncheon (held in the Flame Center), featuring a historical slide show, “Happy Parade” video, great food, and wonderful fellowship. The church is located at 8029 Wilkinsville Road in Millington.

Sept. 27
On Saturday, the Annual Luncheon for Federal Retirees and former employees of the former Naval Hospital of Millington will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Old Timers Restaurant in Millington. For more information, call 872-6464.

Upcoming events
River City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will mark the 227th anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention at the Millington Library on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. with Millington Mayor Terry Jones. To celebrate Constitution Week Sept. 17-23, there will be a display and some of the members will be in 17th century apparel. The public is invited to attend the event..

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