Area Religion Digest

Dance like David

XENIA — Children of Destiny 14th Annual Dance like David Danced service will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, June 10 at First United Christian Church, 626 N. Columbus Ave. Bishop Edgar A. Wallace is the senior pastor. Guests will attend from Xenia, Dayton, Columbus, Jamestown and Springfield. Contact Rachel Scott at 937-768-3198 or 937-376-3214.

UU Fellowship program

YELLOW SPRINGS — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Yellow Springs is hosting Everyday Mass Incarceration and What You Can Do About It beginning 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 10.

Speaker Laura Curliss is an attorney providing legal services in Greene County and statewide in the areas of criminal defense, real estate, estate planning, probate and conservation law. She currently represents clients in Yellow Springs Mayor’s Court, Xenia Municipal Court and Greene County Common Pleas Court. Refreshments and conversations will follow the talk beginning at 11:45 a.m.

Church seeking vendors

XENIA — Old Town United Methodist Church, 1639 US Route 68 N, is looking for vendors for a one-day flea market/yard sale 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 23. Spaces are $20 each and are limited. For more information email, or call or text Karen at 937-477-6554.

Book of Mormon workshop

BEAVERCREEK — Gain a perspective of the Book of Mormon in a friendly group study setting. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3072 Shakertown Road will offer a a free weekly class on this topic in the chapel 7 p.m. every Wednesday.

Helping responders in crisis

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Fire Department Auxiliary and Hawker United Church of Christ will host “Assisting Individuals in Crisis,” a two-day seminar from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Monday-Tuesday, Aug. 27-28. Chaplain Edgar Hatcher, Ed.D., is coming from Missouri to teach the course.

Contact Beavercreek Fire Department Chaplain David Williamson at or Hawker Church at 937-426-0973. There is a $25 discount for early registration.


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 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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