Religion briefs


Piqua-Trinity Church services continue

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

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 October sermon series.

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

Everyone is always welcome; Sunday worship service starts at 10 a.m. Livestreams of the service are also available on Facebook. Please join the church as they 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 — Two local blood drives will be held the week of Oct. 2 in the community.

The First Presbyterian Church Troy community blood drive will be held Wednesday, Oct. 6 from 2 to 6 p.m. at 20 South Walnut St., Troy.

The Ginghamsburg Church community blood drive will be held Saturday, Oct. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 6759 South County Road 25-A, 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.

Booths available for craft show

WEST MILTON — There are some booth spaces available for the Hoffman United Methodist Church Holiday Craft Show. The show will take place in the church activity center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 20. For further information call Tina at 937-719-3245.

Griefshare Seminar offered

TROY — St. Patrick Church will be offering “GRIEFSHARE”, a seminar and support group to their parish and local community. This is a weekly seminar/support group for people grieving the cessation of a close personal relationship by death. It’s a place where those grieving can be around people who understand and are able to offer encouragement. At GriefShare, participants will learn valuable information that will help them through this difficult time in their life. Videotape seminar sessions with nationally recognized experts on grief and recovery topics will be featured.

This program will be held in the St. Patrick Parish Center, 444 E. Water St., upstairs in Room 3, each Wednesday for 13 weeks.

Two sessions will be offered: an afternoon session from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and an evening session from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

The Fall Sessions begin Sept. 8. Registration is not necessary. For more informaiton, contact Pat Smith at [email protected] or 937-335-2833, ext 105

Hope is Here series set

PIQUA — The Snyder Road Church of God, located at 636 Snyder Road in Piqua, will be recognizing National Back to Church Sunday with a special sermon series, “Hope is Here”.

The Snyder Road Church of God invites the community to come back to church to renew and strengthen faith in these troubled times. Come join the people of faith at Snyder Road Church of God as they journey together to follow Jesus. The sermon series “Hope is Here” will start Sept. 19 at 10:30 a.m. with the sermon titled, “Hope for the Weary.” Additional sermons in the series will include:

• “Hope for the Underdog,” Oct. 3 at 10:30 a.m.

• “Hope for the Doubter,” Oct. 10 at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, call the church at 937-773-6702.

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, Oct. 15.

The drive-through can be entered from the alley off Pearl Street next to Covington Christian Church. 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, Oct. 14.

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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