Local Religion Briefs

World Community Day celebration

World Community Day 2015 will be celebrated Friday, Nov. 6 at the Highland United Methodist Church beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a carry-in dinner. The theme will be Our Journey Together, bringing women together from different cultural backgrounds to share the stories of their Christian journey. For more information call Valeta at 393-5099.

Craft and Christmas Show

The Buckskin Community Church will host its first annual Craft and Christmas Show at the Greenfield Area Christian Center, located at 912 N. 5th Street, on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. The event will include Christmas items, crafts, and baked goods. Lunch will be served.

Chili supper

The Harwood Christian Church, corner of SR 131 and SR 134, will hold its annual eat-in or carry-out chili supper from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. The menu will include home chicken and noodles, chili, ham, barbecue, hot dogs, coneys, desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade. For more information call 937-763-7972 or 393-8010.


A songfest of Thanksgiving will be held Sunday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Lynchburg United Methodist Church featuring the Grounded, The Wee Girls and others. Refreshments will be served following the songfest. The church is located at the corner of Pearl and Sycamore streets in Lynchburg.

Annual birthday/Veterans Day event

The Samantha Friends Church, corner of U.S. Route 62 and Fall Creek Road, invites the public to its annual birthday/Veterans Day at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, when the church also celebrates its 203rd birthday. There will be singing by the Sweney Boys of Dayton and the Roberts Family. There will a recognition time for veterans and a carry-in dinner after services. For more information call 937-393-2975.

Craft bazaar

The Hillsboro Free Will Baptist Church, 6360 U.S. Route 50, will host a craft bazaar Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Origami Owl, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple and 31 are a few of the vendors along with several crafters with handmade items. Lunch will be available. Everyone is invited.

Christmas Bazaar

St. Mary Catholic School will have its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the school hall at 119 E. Walnut St., Hillsboro. Food will be provided by the St. Mary Youth Group. Any crafters or vendors who would like to set can call the school at 840-9932. Tables are $25 each.