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Booneville UMC hosts cookout, revival

Posted on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 5:55 pm

Featured singer at Booneville UMC

Eleven-year-old Gillian Leverette, of Shelbyville, will be the featured singer at the 11 a.m. service at Booneville United Methodist Church on Sunday, Oct. 14.

Booneville United Methodist Church is holding a cook-out/cook-in and singing on Saturday, Oct. 13, followed by a revival on Oct. 14-15.

On Oct. 13, hamburgers and hotdogs will be prepared, and everyone attending is asked to bring a side dish. This event is the kick off for Booneville’s revival and an evening of singing with a praise band, Lisa Adams of Fayetteville, Danny Bell of Tullahoma, Tauna Moorehead, Ed and Preston Crabtree and others. The singing praise will begin about 4 p.m. with the meal starting at 5 p.m.

On Sunday, Oct. 14 and 15, beginning at 6:30 p.m. the Rev. Roy Hopkins is the visiting minister. There will be singing each evening. 

The Rev. David Arrington is pastor for Booneville, Harms and Mulberry Methodist churches.

At the 11 a.m. service on Sunday, 11-year-old Gillian Leverette of Shelbyville will be singing and playing guitar.  The fifth grade student began singing the National Anthem at her school’s football games, sang for a Veterans’ Day program and won the Liberty Idol Talent Show in December 2010. She started learning to play guitar through private lessons at Jim Wood Music and attending Flat Creek UMC where she sings and plays regularly.

She also sang for the Animal Control’s “Dog & Pony Show” and is a member of her school’s choir, The Voices of Liberty.