Church briefs

Trinity Lutheran Holiday Bazaar

Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 511 North Commerce Street, Lewisburg, will be hosting its 16th Annual Holiday Bazaar on Friday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be a wide variety of vendors, including: Christmas crafts, wreaths, wooden crafts and furniture, jewelry, baked goods, jams, candy, Tupperware, Avon products, Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Thirty-One, LuLaRoe, Young Essential Oils, Discovery Toys, Mary Kay, Pink Zebra, Colorstreet Nails, Aloe-Based Products, Loom Rugs and Keto baked goods, blankets, t-shirts and cups, Paparazzi, Norwex Products, Origami Owl, Hair Bows, Chalk Couture, and more. A lunch stand will be available. For more information, connect Trinity Lutheran Church at 937-962-2741 or Cheryl Scheiding at 937-962-2940.

Community Thanksgiving Meal

Gratis Church of the Brethren, located at 203 N. Ada Doty Street, Gratis, will be hosting a community Thanksgiving meal on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 1-3 p.m. Public is welcome.

Lewisburg Baptist Church Women’s Retreat

Lewisburg Baptist Church will be holding its second annual Women’s Retreat on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. They will be going through the story of “The Five Little Pigs” and learning how each pig relates to their daily lives and walk with Christ. The day will feature: light breakfast and lunch, “Women at Risk” pop-up boutique that will benefit women, men, and children who have been victims of human trafficking, and the making of a fall decor piece – they simply ask those in attendance to bring an old sweater they don’t mind cutting up! Please RSVP to Christy Dempsey, (937)-219-6100.

Camden Church Shoebox Receiving Center, Nov. 18-25

The First Southern Baptist Church in Camden will once again be a receiving center for the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ministry. Started by Franklin Graham of Samaritan’s Purse, this ministry touches children worldwide with a Christmas gift and opportunity to hear about the ministry. The church is located at the corner of Ohio 725 and U.S. 127. Call 937-452-7291 for additional information.

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: Nov. 21 and 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.

Griefshare in Camden

Surviving the holidays may be how you feel about this time of year. You are not alone. Come be encouraged and loved at First Southern Baptist Church in Camden, Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9-11 a.m. Contact Alan or Muriel at 937-452-3028.

Eric Loy Christmas Concert Dec. 1

Trinity Lutheran Church, Lewisburg will present a Christmas concert featuring local artist Eric Loy on Sunday evening, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. In addition to Loy’s music, those in attendance will enjoy a carol sing as well as an assortment of Christmas cookies and festive beverages. Children’s activities will include the lighting of the Advent Wreath, listening to a Christmas story and decorating the sanctuary tree. This concert will be one way for attendees to cap off their experience at the “Lighting of the Lights” at the park in the Village of Lewisburg. The church is located at 511 North Commerce Street, directly across from Tri County North Schools. Everyone is welcome.

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

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