You may have heard that on Saturday, March 24, Danny and Doris Shaffer, of Sandy Ridge, lost their home due to a house fire. Their home church, Mt Hermon UMC, is asking for your support as their home was completely demolished. If you wish to help, please mail your monetary donation and note that it is for Danny and Doris. You may send it to Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church 8011 NC Hwy 704, Madison, NC 27025, or contact a member for more details. Thank you for your support, and they will truly appreciate your help.
Boyd Joyce, of Sandy Ridge, will have a book signing at Hardee’s this Friday, March 30, from 9 am to 11 am. Come on out and buy his book, “The Parables I’ve Studied and People I’ve met” and get him to sign it for you.
Oak Ridge Baptist Church Children’s Dept. will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31 from 11 am to 12 noon. Their Sunrise Service will be at 7 am with a covered dish breakfast to follow in fellowship hall. Sunday morning service will be at 8:30 and 11:00. There will not be a Sunday night service.
Please plan to attend Sandy Ridge Community Center’s Fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, March 31 from 11 am to 3 pm. For $6, get 2 hot dogs, chips, dessert and drink. Then, have a set and get ready to listen to some fantastic music by Hubert Lawson & the Bluegrass Country Boyd & Vera as well as Robert Tilley & The Hard Times Band. Donations of dessert and auction items are needed. All donations are appreciated, and all proceeds will go to help maintain the community center building.
Hilltop Baptist Church will have an Easter Egg Hunt for the children on Saturday, March 31 at noon. Special guest will be “Puppets for Christ”. Easter Sunrise Service will be Sunday, April 1 at 7 am with breakfast afterwards. Morning worship service will begin at 11 am.
Delta UMC will have an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31 from 11 am to noon. Their Easter Sunrise Service will be at Snow Hill UMC on Sunday, April 1 at 6:30 am with breakfast afterwards.
Riverside Baptist Church will have an Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 1 at 7 am with breakfast following. Don’t forget about the Fish Fry on Saturday, April 14 at The American Legion from 2 to 6 pm. Fish plates are $8, and there will be music and door prizes.
Pam will have an Easter Egg Hunt at Red Top for children ages 2 to 12 on Saturday, March 31 at 2 pm. Children will be divided into 4 age groups, and there will be lots of giveaways. Don’t miss it!
Mark your calendars and plan to attend Sandy Ridge Music Association’s Inaugural Open Jam. This will be held at The Stanley Farm on Saturday, April 14, from 10 am to 5 pm. We’ll have music all day, food, crafts and activities for the children. The Ruritans have volunteered their services and The Beta Club from North Stokes will be on hand as well. Please support us as we strive to bring bluegrass and gospel music back to the ridge. If you would like to set up a table with your craft, please contact me at 613-5315.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, I love you.” —Billy Graham
I hope everyone has a wonderful Easter, and if you’re able, attend church somewhere. It’s a blessing and a privilege to be able to go to church on Easter Sunday.
Contact Carolyn Craig at 613-5315 if you have Sandy Ridge news.