Local religion briefs


Soup’s On Free Meal

The Soup’s On Free Meal will be served Saturday, April 29 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 served from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be ham, potato salad, baked beans, rolls, assorted drinks and desserts.

St. Mary Compassion

St. Mary Catholic Church will host Compassion International Speaker Michael Kirungi of Gabe, Uganda on Saturday, April 29 for a community dinner at 6 p.m. Kirungi will share his life-changing experience with Compassion, which offers child sponsorship to children around the world living in poverty. Kirungi will be interviewed live on WLRU 106.9 FM at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 29. For more information call St. Mary at 937-840-9932 or visit www.saintmaryhillsboro.org.

Hillsboro UMC Compassion

Michael Kirungi with Compassion International will visit the Hillsboro First United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 30 for a presentation at 9 a.m. during the traditional service and the 11 a.m. service at First Church on 50 at the Hillsboro VFW, 1000 W. Main St. A Meet and Greet Michael Kirungi Community Dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the church Robison Hall on the same day. For more information call the church at 937-393-2981 or visit hillsboro firstumc.com or compassion.com.

Rainsboro UMC Election Day meal

The Rainsboro United Methodist Church will hold an Election Day lunch and dinner on May 2. The UMW will be serving from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the church basement. A freewill offering will be accepted. The menu will consist of chicken and noodles, beef and noodles, bean soup and cornbread, mashed potatoes, green beans, slaw, sandwiches, drinks and lots of pies and cakes.

Calvary Chapel revival

The Calvary Chapel Church on U.S. Route 50 in Rainsboro will hold a spring revival May 4-7. Services are at 7:30 p.m. nightly with a 10 a.m. Sunday service and a dinner to follow. Preaching will be by Brian Williams and there will be special music each evening. For more information call 937-779-9490.