Religion briefs


Piqua-Trinity Church services continue

PIQUA — Trinity Church welcomes visitors at 11 a.m. Sunday morning.

Guest speaker Jay Roberts of Maysville Kentucky will be preaching on Sunday, Sept. 12.

You can connect with Trinity Church online at, or on Facebook. The church is located at 622 Gordon St., Piqua. Call 937-606-2650 for more information.

True Life services, in person or online

TROY — Join True Life Community Church this Sunday for the September sermon series, “First Impressions.”

“Learn why it is so important that we understand the power of first impressions as followers of Christ,” the church said.

A Time to Pray will be held each Sunday at 9 a.m. on the TLC campus. Join us as we pray for our church family and the local community.

You are always welcome; Sunday worship service starts at 10 a.m. You can also livestream this service on Facebook. Please join us as we stand together in worship.

Connect with TLC online at, or on Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube. TLC is handicapped accessible. The church is located at 56 Foss Way. Call 937-332-0041 for more information.

First Lutheran holds services

TROY — First Lutheran Church of Troy is back to public worship and invites the community to weekly worship services on Sundays at 10 a.m.

AA-Open Group will be held at 6 a.m. on Mondays, and AA-Men’s Group will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturdays.

First Lutheran of Troy is located at 2899 W. Main St., Troy, and can be contacted at 937-335-2323 or [email protected]. Visit for more information.

Free Library available

TROY — A Little Free Library is located at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy.

The Little Free Library is a small wooden box filled with books with the concept of “take a book, return a book” book exchange. Anyone may take a book or bring a book to share, and the library functions on the honor system.

Local blood drives announced

TROY — Several area blood drives will be held in the coming weeks.

The Troy Church of the Brethren community blood drive will be held Wednesday, Sept. 1 from 1 to 7 p.m. at 1431 W. Main St., Troy.

The Victory Church community blood drive will be held Saturday, Sept. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 4645 S. County Road 25-A, Tipp City.

The Piqua Baptist Church community blood drive will be held Thursday, Sept. 9 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 1402 W. High St., Piqua.

The Tipp City United Methodist Church community blood drive will be held Thursday, Sept. 16 from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 8 W. Main St., Tipp City.

There is no deferral or delay in donating after receiving any COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins are accepted as space allows. Schedule online at or call 937-461-3220.

Church to host luncheon drive-through

COVINGTON — The Covington Christian Church Women’s Fellowship Salad Luncheon drive-through will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17.

The drive-through can be entered from the alley off Pearl Street next to Covington Christian Church. Two containers full of the more popular salads, including the signature hot chicken salad and desserts all for donation, will be delivered to each vehicle. Also featured will be a broccoli salad and corkscrew pasta salad. All meals will be prepackaged and ready for pickup. Special requests will not be taken at this time.

Stop by the church office to preorder and leave donations by Thursday, Sept. 16.

The last Salad Luncheon Drive-thru of 2021 will be on Oct. 15, which will also include a Country Store full of homemade items such as crafts, candy, cakes, pies, cookies and so much more.

Supplies will be limited, so arrive early if lunch hasn’t been reserved. Office hours are Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Questions may be directed to the office at (937) 473-3443. Covington Christian Church is located at 115 N. Pearl St., Covington.

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