Church briefs


Smorgasbord set

Campbellstown United Church of Christ invites everyone to the annual fall smorgasbord on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. The menu will include pork loin, Swiss steak, real mashed potatoes and gravy, chicken and noodles, corn, green beans, and sweet potatoes, with a variety of side salads, desserts, and beverages. The cost is $8 for adults and $3.50 for children under 12. It’s free for children under 3. The church is located at 2890 W. Florence-Campbellstown Rd. The building is handicap accessible. For more info call 937-336-0084.

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Drop Off

The week of Nov. 12-19, the First Southern Baptist Church in Camden is once again a collection site for OCC Shoeboxes partnering with Samaritan’s Purse. Hours will be Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 5-7 p.m., Sunday 2-5 p.m. and Nov. 19 from 10 a.m.-noon. Call 937-452-7291 with any questions.

Griefshare: Surviving the Holidays

Griefshare: Surviving the Holidays will be offered Nov. 17, at First Southern Baptist Church of Camden, from 9-11 a.m. The church is located at 35 N. Liberty St., Camden. When one is grieving a loved one’s death, the holiday season can be especially painful. This Surviving the Holidays seminar helps participants prepare for the holidays and even discover hope for the future. Contact Alan and Muriel Taylor at 452-3028.

Awana Bible Club

Awana Bible Club meets weekly at 6:30 p.m. at First Southern Baptist Church in Camden. Youth and adult Bible studies also take place. Pastor Greg Jackson welcomes all.

Visitation CC Community Dinners

Visitation Catholic Church, B.V.M., 401 East Main Street, Eaton, will hold its community dinners on the following days: Nov. 29, and Dec. 27. 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. Meals are served from 4-5:30 p.m. in the church hall.

St. Ann Sodality annual bazaar

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. 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the church hall and basement. Lunch of homemade soups, salads, and sandwiches with drinks and dessert will be served on Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. There are crafts of all kinds, home décor, collectibles, holiday decorations, candles, baby items, wood crafts, quilts, hand-crocheted and knitted items, aprons, wreaths, home-baked pies, cakes, breads, cookies, jams, jellies, and other items too numerous to mention. Check out the display of candy, including hand-dipped chocolates, and well-loved buckeyes, hard tack, caramels and peanut brittle, assorted chocolates, and novelty items. Available to purchase are raffle tickets for a handmade quilt, handcrafted, jewelry, afghan, Hummel ornament tree, doll house, and Put-in-Bay Getaway (plus other gift baskets). Handicap accessible. For additional information call 456-6599 or 456-3380.

CUMC breakfast

Camden United Methodist Church’s “All You Can Eat Breakfast,” will be held the fourth Saturday of every month, 7-11 a.m. Cost is $6.

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 www.gospellighteaton.org.