Religion Digest


UU Fellowship program

YELLOW SPRINGS — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Yellow Springs will present a program by Rachel Fuller and her friend Andres, who traveled to Puerto Rico with their church group to provide aid after Hurricane Harvey beginning 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25. They’ll be showing their photos and talking about their perspective on what is currently happening there and how to help. These 23-year-olds who live and work in Columbus are connected to the fellowship through Fuller’s deceased father and former member, Tod.

The “Building your own Theology” group will meet at 9:15 a.m. Snacks and conversation will follow the program beginning at 11:45. A member services committee meeting is slated for noon.

Guest speaker

BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene will host former US Congressman Steve Austria and local resident as guest speaker for a public discussion 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, Fireside Room, 1850 N. Fairfield Road.

ENGAGE

BEAVERCREEK — The youth group ENGAGE meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Beavercreek Baptist Church, 3511 Dayton-Xenia Road. The group is for grade 6-12.

Breakfast Club

BELLBROOK — The BellHOP Cafe hosts BHS Breakfast Club the first Thursday of each month.

The BHS Breakfast Club is co-sponsored by the Bellbrook Sugarcreek Ministerial Association and BellHOP Cafe to support the high school age youth in the community.

Community Dinners

XENIA — The Arrowbrook Southern Baptist Church, 1124 Upper Bellbrook Road, will host a free meal 6-8 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month. Please check the church Facebook page www.facebook.com/arrowbrookbaptist/to confirm dates and times each month.

Clothing closet open

FAIRBORN — First Church of God Tabernacle, 1635 Montgomery Ave., is inviting community members to come to its free women’s, men’s, and children’s clothing closet at the church. It is open 4-6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month and 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. the third Saturday of each month.

Free clothing offered

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn United Methodist Church continues its ministry of the free clothing store, The Family Closet, located at Fairborn United Methodist Church, 100 N. Broad St. During 2016, the church offered free clothing, coats, and shoes to 248 homes in Fairborn plus 23 families in surrounding cities, including 470 adults, 116 teenagers, and 361 children — 947 individuals total.

The hours of operation for The Family Closet are 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 9–11 a.m. the first Saturday of the month. Call the church at 937-878-5042 before holidays to make sure it is open. All clothing is donated whether it is used or new. Anyone needing clothing is welcome to come.

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