Local Religion Briefs



A songfest featuring musical guests Steve Bonafel and One Iota will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 20 at the Dodsonville Community Church, 1810 U.S. Route 50, Lynchburg.

Free bag lunches

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 234 N. High St., Hillsboro, will hand out free bag lunches to all children every Monday from 11:13 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. until school starts back up. There is not paperwork or a charge for these lunches. This is a ministry of the church to the young people of the community. Take out will be available and all children are welcome. Call Judi with questions at 937-205-4292.

Vacation Bible School

The Northview Baptist Church will be holding a Vacation Bible School on June 22 through 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. The event is for ages 5 -12.

Family Fun & Movie Night

The Leesburg United Methodist Church will present its first Family Fun & Movie Night of 2015 on Friday, June 26. This free event will feature the movie “Paddington.” Activities will begin at 7 p.m. on the grounds of LUMC, located at 117 Church Street in Leesburg. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. Movie begins at sunset. All minors must be accompanied by a parent/adult for the evening. There will be fun activities, hot dogs, popcorn, sodas, and cookies. There will also be a free drawing for a movie package for a family of four at Star Cinemas in Hillsboro.

Other upcoming free movie nights at LUMC are scheduled for:

• Friday, July 17, -“Big Hero 6.” Activities begin at 8 pm, and the movie starts at sunset.

• Friday, Aug. 7 – “The Muppets Most Wanted.” Activities begin at 8 p.m., and the movie starts at sunset.

A rain date is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 21. Activities will begin at 8 p.m., and the movie will start at sunset.

Soup’s On free meal

The Soup’s On free meal will be served Saturday, June 27 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. Prayer and praise begin at 4:30 p.m. and dinner is served, eat-in only, from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be smoked sausages on a bun, baked beans, potato salad, assorted desserts and drinks.

Open Door free meal

The Open Door free meal at the Greenfield Methodist Church will be held Saturday, June 27. Eat-in serving is from 4 to 4:30 p.m. The menu will be hot dogs, potato chips, baked beans and dessert.

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