Area Religion Digest


Free household items

XENIA — Calvary Baptist Church will offer free clothes and household items 9:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 at the church, 1601 W. Second St. Call 937-372-3841 for more information.

Pray for elections

BELLBROOK — The Greene County Prayer Coalition will host a Prayer 4 Elections 5-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 at Bellbrook House of Prayer, BellHOP Cafe, 26 N. West St. The group will pray for local, county., state and national elections. The event will be led by Burn 24-7.

Holiday bazaar

BEAVERCREEK — St. Andrew United Methodist Church will host its annual holiday bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the church, 350 N. Fairfield Road. There will be holiday crafts, jewelry, clothing, toys, CDs, books, sweet treats and much more. In addition pictures with Santa will be taken and homemade pies available. Proceeds benefit the community.

Holiday bazaar

FAIRBORN — Byron Church Ladies Guild will host a Christmas bazaar 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the church, 3230 Trebein Road. There will be handcrafted items, baked goods, fudge and lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dinner and bazaar

BELLBROOK — Bellbrook Presbyterian Church will host an old fashioned ham and bean dinner, bazaar and bake sale 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27 at the church, 72 W. Franklin St. Cost is $7 adults, $4 children.

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. The Family Closet accepts donations but officials ask that items are not stained or ripped and do not come from homes in which cats or smoking was present due to allergies.

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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