Church briefs

Visitation Church Rosary Rally

Visitation Church will be praying for the nation on Saturday, Oct. 12, at noon. The local Public Square Rosary Rally will take place at the park next to the post office in Eaton. Contact Nancy at 937-533-5403 for more information.

My Brother’s Keeper in concert

My Brother’s Keeper will appear in concert at Somerville Community Church Friday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. My Brother’s Keeper is a Cincinnati based bluegrass/folk band with a contemporary sound, energetic live shows, creative musicianship and positive lyrics. Somerville Community Church is located at 207 South Walnut Street, Somerville. All are welcome, a love offering will be taken. For additional information, call 937-671-7245.

EUCC Fall Smorgasbord

Eaton United Church of Christ’s annual Fall Smorgasbord will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, serving from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Menu includes pan fried chicken, ham, pork chops, chicken & noodles, green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls, salads and desserts. Cost of the “all you care to eat” meal is $10 for adults and $4 for children age 3-12 (those under 3 eat for free). Eaton UCC is located at 113 W. Decatur Street and is wheelchair accessible.

Souper Supper

First United Church of Christ, located at 400 N Main St., Lewisburg, will be holding its Souper Supper on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 4:30-7 p.m., dine in or carry-out. The cost of the meal is donation only and includes choice of soup, salad, dessert, and drink. Soups include: vegetable beef, broccoli cheese, beans and corn bread, potato, and chili.

Holiday Craft and Gift Bazaar

Northside Chapel First Church of God, located at 6820 North Main Street, in Camden, will be holding their Holiday Craft and Gift Bazaar on Nov. 7-9 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. There will be handcrafts, gifts, and baked goods for sale. Homemade soups and sandwiches will also be on sale from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. To inquire regarding vendor space, please call the church office at 937-452-1246 and leave a message or email Space is limited.

Awana, Youth Ministry Wednesday nights in Camden

The First Southern Baptist Church in Camden has resumed a new year of AWANA Bible Club for ages Pre -school through 6th grade each Wedesday night from 6:30-8 p.m. Student Pastor Joel Betts invites any youth in 7-12th grade for worship and Bible study to join in on Wednesday nights as well. Visit

Visitation Catholic Church community dinners

Visitation Catholic Church, B.V.M., 401 East Main Street, Eaton, has announced monthly community dinners for 2019 will be on the following days: Oct. 24, Nov. 21, Dec. 19. The meals are held usually on the last Thursday of the month in the church hall, to the rear of the church. The hall, which is handicap accessible, may be entered off the parking lot. There is no charge for the meal. Anyone is welcome. Questions, call 456-3380.

Sodality plans for ‘Grandma’s Cupboard’

St. Anne’s Sodality of Visitation Catholic Church, 407 East Main Street, Eaton, will present Grandma’s Cupboard, the annual Holiday Bazaar and Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Church Hall. Lunch of homemade soups, salads, and sandwiches with drinks and dessert will be served from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be home décor, holiday decorations, baby items, wood crafts, quilts, hand-crocheted and knitted items, aprons, wreaths, home-baked pies, cakes, breads, cookies, jams, jellies, items too numerous to mention. Check out the excellent display of candy, including hand-dipped chocolates, and our well-loved buckeyes, hard tack, assorted chocolates, and novelty items. Available to purchase are raffle tickets for a handmade quilt, hand crafted jewelry, an afghan, Put-in-Bay Getaway, OSU, and other baskets. The church hall is handicap accessible. For additional information call 456-2587 or 456-3380.

Gospel Light Baptist Church

Gospel Light Baptist Church has announced the following service times: Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m., Evening Worship, 6 p.m. and Wednesday Kids AWANA Clubs and Worship, 7 p.m. Gospel Light Baptist Church is located at 1407 N. Barron St. (Next to McDonald’s). For more information contact the church at 937-409-2903 or visit