Religion briefs

Piqua-Trinity Church services

PIQUA — Trinity Church welcomes visitors at 11 a.m. Sunday morning. You can connect with Trinity Church online at www.trinitychurchpiqua.com, or on Facebook. The church is located at 622 Gordon St., Piqua. Call (937) 606-2650 for more information.

True Life services, in person or online

TROY — Join True Life Community Church this Sunday for the May sermon series, “Because of You.” See what God is doing through you, with you, and because of you.

This May, the prayer focus will be on service organizations. Specifically, Partners In Hope, Family Abuse Center of Miami County, Lincoln Community Center, and First Place Food Pantry. Please join us as we pray for all who serve our community.

Discovery class will be held Wednesday, May 5 from 6:30- 8 p.m.

Partnership class will Wednesday, May 12 from 6:30-8 p.m.

The community is always welcome; TLC will open its doors this Sunday with worship service starting at 10 a.m. Masks are now mandatory in Ohio and must be worn indoors. The service will also be live-streamed on Facebook.

Connect with TLC online at www.tlctroy.com, 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 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 office@firstlutheranchurchtroy.org. Visit www.firstlutheranchurchtroy.org for more information.

St. Patrick Church offers GriefShare seminar and support group

TROY — St. Patrick Church will be offering “GriefShare” a seminar and support group for the parish and local community. GriefShare offers videotape sessions that will be watched online. Attendees will meet in person for discussion of the topic addressed each week.

Masks will be worn and social distancing guidelines will be observed.

The afternoon sessions will meet in the St. Patrick Church undercroft, 409 East Main St. from 1 to 2 p.m. each Wednesday. The evening sessions will meet in the St. Patrick Paris Center, 444 E. Water St. upstairs Room 3 from 7-8 p.m. Sessions meet each Wednesday for 13 weeks.

Contact Pat Smith at (937) 335-2833, Ext. 105 or rsmith3055@aol.com to be added to the list for access to the videos, or if you have any questions.

Covington Christian Church to host Luncheon Drive Thru

COVINGTON — The Covington Christian Church Women’s Fellowship Salad Luncheon Drive Thru will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, May 21.

The drive thru can be entered from the alley off Pearl Street next to Covington Christian Church. Two containers full of the more popular salads, including the signature Hot Chicken Salad and desserts all for donation, will be delivered to each vehicle. All meals will be prepackaged and ready for pickup. Special requests will not be taken at this time.

Stop by the church office to preorder and leave donations by May 20. Supplies will be limited so if lunch hasn’t been reserved please come early. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Questions may be directed to the office at 937-473-3443. Covington Christian Church is located at 115 N Pearl St. in Covington.

West Charleston Church of the Brethren hosts reskilling workshops

TIPP CITY — Reskilling workshops on gardening, reducing waste, renewable energy for the home and church, and native plants will be held Saturday, May 22, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. under the tent at West Charleston Church of the Brethren, 4817 Ohio Rt. 202, Tipp City.

Call Pastor Mark Lancaster for more info 937-667-3476. The workshop is free and open to all.

Piqua Association of Churches starts video updates

PIQUA — Piqua Association of Churches President Paul Green prepared a video in February that can be accessed by going to YouTube and typing “Piqua Association of Churches’ 1st video update” to watch.

PAC Secretary Jean Martin has had some surgery and is still having some tests. Prayers are appreciated.

In the video there is a request for updates and changes to the church/pastor prayer list. Contact Jean Martin at (937) 214-3021.