Local Religion Briefs

Dinner, entertainment at New Martinsburg Christian Fellowship Church

The New Martinsburg Christian Fellowship Church, 47 Zimmerman Rd., is hosting a dinner with entertainment at the church. Eating will be at noon. Dinner is potluck so bring a dish and join us. There will be music and fellowship, praising the Lord, food, singing and fellowship. The church will be introducing its new pastor Darrell Dowd and his family. For information call either Sam Bowers at 740-335-6929 or Joanna Robinett at 614-778-0759.

August Open Door free meal cancelled

Due to an unusually busy schedule at the church, it is necessary to cancel the Aug. 29 Open Door free meal at the Greenfield United Methodist Church. It willl be back on Saturday, Sept. 26 when the menu will be chicken casserole, green beans, bread and fruit.

Christian Academy Extravaganza

The Hillsboro Christian Academy 3rd annual Cruise-In/Back-To-School Extravaganza will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21. For the cruise-in, residents are encouraged to bring classic cars, motorcycles, bicycles, etc. for everyone to enjoy. There will be games, food, a cake walk, and other events for a time of family fun. There will be a parent meeting with administration and staff at 7 p.m. and parent meetings with teachers at 7:30 p.m. The community is invited to join in the festivities. The athletic department will also be selling mums on Friday and Saturday. The event will be held at 8230 U.S. Route 50, Hillsboro. For more information, call 937-393-8422.

Family Fun & Movie Night

The Leesburg United Methodist Church will present an outdoor Family Fun & Movie Night on Friday, Aug. 21, featuring the movie “Big Hero 6.” The event is free. Activities will begin at 8 p.m. on the grounds of LUMC, located at 117 Church Stree 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, cookies, and a free drawing for a movie package for a family of four at Star Cinemas in Hillsboro.

Soup’s On free meal

The Soup’s On free meal will be offered Saturday Aug. 29 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. Prayer and praise is at 4:30 p.m. Dinner, eat-in only, is served from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be chicken patties served on a bun, vegetable medley, applesauce, assorted drinks, pies, cake and ice cream.

Old Timers Days 5K Run/Walk

The Christian Missionary Fellowship Church is again hosting the Old Timers Days 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 19. Registration begins at 7 am. and the event starts at 8 a.m. at the old Malcom Car Lot, 217 Rarden Rd., Peebles. A $20 entry fee includes a T-shirt and runner and walker categories are based on age ranges. CMF helps build churches in other parts of the world with the money raised.