Religion briefs


Whole hog sausage sale being held

WEST MILTON — The men of Hoffman United Methodist Church, 201 S. Main St., West Milton, are taking orders for their 32nd annual Whole Hog Sausage Sale. It is available in approximate 1-pound bulk packages for $3.50 per package. It is available plain with no additives or with mild sage flavoring. It will be frozen. Also mild spice flavored breakfast links can be ordered for $ 7 per an approximate 2-pound package. The sausage order will be delivered free sometime in February. Please call Les Trittschuh at 937-698-5161 to place your order by Jan. 25. The proceeds from this project will go toward church missions.

St. John’s UCC Adult Sunday School and Worship

TROY — St. John’s UCC Adult Sunday School will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the cafe to discuss the topic “All Things to All People,” followed by worship and at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. All are welcome here at 130 South Walnut St., Troy. The church can be contacted at (937) 335-2028.

Loss of a Spouse seminar offered

TROY — St. Patrick GriefShare Team will be offering this encouraging seminar on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 10 a.m.

Your life has changed forever. The daily emotions and challenges can seem too hard to bear. Come find help at a Loss of a Spouse seminar. Attendees will hear practical advice from others who’ve been there, what to expect in your grief, how to cope with life without your spouse, and why it won’t always hurt this much.

All are welcome to come to this seminar located in St. Patrick Parish Center, upstairs Room 3, 444 East Water S.t, Troy. Registration is not necessary.

St. Patrick Church GriefShare’s “Comfort for the Grieving Heart” sessions will resume Feb. 5. They offer two sessions, one at 1 p.m. and the other at 7 p.m. at the St. Patrick Parish Center.

True Life services

TROY — True Life Community Church invites you to Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. Lead Pastor Chris Daum will present a new sermon series, “Selfless In 2020,” between Jan. 5-26, with the message, “How to go beyond our own self-centered life and focus on the good of others. It’s not easy, and it sure isn’t comfortable. But when you deny yourself, God can do so much more.”

Every Sunday there is nursery and preschool care. Kid’s Quest is the children’s service.

Legacy Youth (6-12th Grade) will be Sundays, 6-7:30 p.m., and Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m.

Discipleship class “Called to Go” will be Wednesdays, Feb. 19 through April 1, at the TLC Coffee House, 6:30-8 p.m.

Princess Ball planned

COVINGTON — On Feb. 8, Fields of Grace worship center will be hosting their 6th annual Princess Ball between 6:30-8 p.m., and the theme will be “Frozen.”

Both princesses from “Frozen” will be attending the ball this year. Each little girl will have a chance to meet them and have their picture taken.

The first 200 girls who arrive will receive their own wrist corsage, along with many other surprises.

Light refreshments will be served.

The ball will be held at Fields of Grace, located at 326 E. Troy Pike, Covington, this year due to increased attendance the last couple of years.

The cost is $10 per family.

For more information, please contact Fields of Grace, Tuesday-Thursday, at 573-4282. Connect with them on Facebook or visit their website at

PAC meetings to be held

PIQUA — The Piqua Association of Churches (PAC) is holding spotlight representations of different departments and entities in the city of Piqua that are available to help local churches.

PAC is inviting local churches to be part of this series. The upcoming meetings include:

• Representatives from the Piqua fire and police departments will be the spotlight at PAC’s meeting being held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 10 at St. Boniface Catholic Church, 310 S. Downing St., Piqua.

• Indian Nation Channel 5 Manager AJ Ganger will be the spotlight at PAC’s meeting being held at 7 p.m. on March 9 at 525 Boal Avenue, Piqua.

PAC is still waiting on confirmation for the April meeting. For more information, contact Paul Green at [email protected] or (937) 703-8205.

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