Religion briefs


Clothing Drive set for April 3

WEST MILTON — Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in West Milton is asking for your help. Members of the community are invited to donate good, clean, used clothing for distribution to those in need. This will be a drive-thru event at the church on Sunday, April 3, at 1209 S. Miami Street, West Milton from noon to 3 p.m. Just drive through the front parking lot and someone will come to your vehicle to collect your donations. This is a Lenten Project sponsored by the Senior Shepherd’s Ministry of the church. For more information, please call the church office at (937) 698-5826.

Ginghamsburg Church Blood Drive is April 9

TIPP CITY – “Hop in and Donate” at Ginghamsburg Church community blood drive Saturday, April 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 7695 South County Road 25-A, Tipp City.

Everyone who registers to donate with Community Blood Center April 2 through April 13 is automatically entered in the “Hop in and Donate” drawing to win a 35-pound Esther Price chocolate Easter bunny.

All registered donors also receive the “Giving is Good” t-shirt. Schedule an appointment online at or call (937) 461-3220.

St. Mary Church begins fish fries

PIQUA — The Lenten fish fries at St. Mary Church in Piqua continue Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. through April 8. Meals will be served in the cafeteria at Piqua Catholic for dine-in or carry out. There will also be a drive-thru to purchase meals.

Drive-thru meals will have a set menu that includes fried fish, macaroni and cheese along with cole slaw and a dinner roll. Dine-in or carry out meals will feature baked or fried fish, French fries or macaroni and cheese, cole slaw or applesauce and a dinner roll.

Adult meals will be $10, seniors and carry-out will be $9 and children 12 and under will be $8.

Serving could change to drive-thru only due to health restrictions.

St. John’s United Church of Christ Troy services

TROY — St. John’s United Church of Christ Troy will be offering 9:30 a.m. Adult Sunday School with the topic: “Mic Drop: Dropping the Mic and Walking Away,” along with a 10:30 a.m. Worship and Sermon on “Short People” by Rev. Don Crist.

Also, this Sunday they will be featuring “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” Skit by: St. John’s Players Tracy Kropp and Sharon Wilson. Please join them. Everyone is welcome here!

Richards Chapel UMC services

TROY — Richards Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 831 McKaig Ave. in Troy, invites the community to join them for worship at 11 a.m. each Sunday.

You will be welcomed by warm and caring people. Pastor Kima Cunningham will be the messenger of God’s word each week.

Those who are unable to attend can participate at 11:30 a.m. on Facebook Live by visiting Rev. Kima Cunningham’s Facebook page.

Richards Chapel’s lunch program also provides free hot lunches to anyone needing a delicious meet from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday each week.

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 937-916-3002 for more information.

True Life services, in person or online

TROY – “Hello, what a joy it is to introduce you to our church! You’ll discover that our passion is to provide a place where you can have a life-changing encounter with God,” True Life Community Church said in a news release.

Join True Life Community Church on Sunday for the Easter sermon series, “Should’ve Been You!” “Jesus took our place, suffered our shame, and paid our debt with His life,” True Life Community Church said.

You are always welcome; Sunday worship service starts at 10 a.m. You can also live-stream 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.

Westminster Presbyterian Church services

PIQUA — Westminster Presbyterian Church invites you to join them for worship at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. Services are family friendly and feature traditional music of the season. Call 937-773-0564 with questions. They look forward to seeing you and all are welcome!

Westminster Presbyterian Church is located at 325 W. Ash Street, Piqua.

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