St. Mary Parish holds Lenten Fish Fries
PIQUA — St. Mary Parish continues their weekly Lenten Fish Fries on Friday, March 17, from 5-7 p.m. in the cafeteria of Piqua Catholic School (503 W. North St).
The meal consists of all the fish (deep fried or baked) you can eat along with french fries or macaroni and cheese, cole slaw or applesauce, roll and coffee. Soft drinks and desserts are available for an additional charge.
Carry outs are also available. Special pricing is available for seniors and those 12 and under.
Upcoming events planned
FLETCHER — Fletcher United Methodist Church invites you to join us for a special morning of worship on Sunday, March 19. Jeremy Liles will be provide special music at both the 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services. He plays well-known songs you hear on Christian radio as well as original songs from his debut album entitled “New Man.” He travels throughout Ohio and nearby states sharing his testimony and has opened for CCA acts such as Unspoken, Mikes Chair, and more.
Jeremy’s music appeals to all ages from five to 105, but most importantly, his songs will encourage you as well as bring you into the presence of the Lord.
On Tuesday, March 21, Fletcher Church invites you to join us for our Free Community Meal. A baked potato bar will be open to all from 5-6:30 p.m.
Concert coming to St. Paul’s
PIQUA — The Full Sound Chamber Group, an awe-inspiring string quintet composed of the five Loritsch brothers, will be returning to Piqua in concert at St. Paul’s Evangelical and Reformed Church on Sunday, March 19, at 3 p.m. and the public is invited. They will be performing many wonderful works selected from their broad repertoire of classical music. Bring your family and friends. Folks of all ages are encouraged to attend.
Admission is free and a free-will offering will be accepted to support the Full Sound Chamber Group. Plan now to attend and relax in the beauty of the sanctuary as you listen to the magnificent music of these fine musicians. St. Paul’s Church is located at 500 N. Downing Street in the historic district of downtown Piqua and is handicap accessible.
As an added bonus to the day, the Christian Education committee of St. Paul’s is offering, as a fundraiser, a spaghetti dinner served in fellowship hall following the concert from 4:30-6 p.m. Dinner prices are as follows: Adults, $6; children 12 and under, $3; and children 5 or younger eat free. This provides a pleasant option to conclude your day.
Fields of Grace presents ‘Hee Haw’
COVINGTON — On Sunday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. Fields of Grace Worship Center in Covington will be providing a very entertaining and funny evening that can be enjoyed by the whole family!
They will be presenting their own rendition of the television show “Hee Haw.”
The show is free but the church will be taking up a free will donation for Lily Pad Haven which is an organization that provides respite, housing, and protection for victims of human trafficking. This organization is non-profit and located in Charolotte, N.C.
There will be free child care provided by Covington High School band members. This will be for children 3 years old through the third grade.
Cookies, punch, and coffee will be provided before the performance.
Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. Come early to get your seats!
The church is located at 326 Troy Pike (State Route 41) in Covington.
For further questions, you can visit us at fieldsofgrace.org or look us up on Facebook. We can also be reached by calling 573-4282.
Covington Community Easter Egg Hunt set at the park
COVINGTON — On April 8, Fields of Grace worship Center will be hosting the seventh annual Community Easter Egg Hunt. There will be over 25,000 eggs to hunt this year.Baskets and bikes are to be given away. New sizes and more bikes have been added to the drawings this year, and there will be something new for our babies this year.
The event will take place this year at the Covington Community Park at 1 p.m. for rain, shine, or snow. The hunt will begin promptly at 1:20 p.m., so come early to get in line.
The event is free and open to all children ages from newborns to 11-year-olds in all surrounding communities. Age groups will be divided for the hunt beginning with the youngest age group first. Only one parent will be allowed to enter with their child when designated except for the baby group in which two parents will be allowed.
Participants are asked to please bring something to collect their eggs in. We will once again be recycling the plastic eggs after the hunt is over.
The Easter Bunny will once again be available for pictures. This year he will have his own area for better picture availability.
Please park at Finfrock Construction and surrounding streets of of Main Street. The only entry into the park on the day of the hunt will be off of Main Street. There will be no parking at the park. Transportation will be provided down to the park for those who need it.
For further information please go to the church’s website www.fieldsofgrace.org or visit FOG on facebook. You can also contact the church at (937) 573-4282.
Good Friday Worship Chorus forming
PIQUA — The annual Piqua Community Good Friday Service sponsored by the Piqua Association of Churches will be held at Greene Street United Methodist Church, 415 W. Greene St., Piqua on Friday, April 14, from noon to 1:30 p.m. (come and go as schedules allow). Pastors from many churches will be sharing in the worship experience.
Once again a community chorus is being assembled to sing one anthem during the worship service. Men and women of all ages who love to sing are welcome to participate. A single rehearsal for the chorus will be held on Monday evening, April 10, at 7:15 p.m. at Greene Street UMC. Music to be sung is available from church choir directors/praise team leaders throughout the community or can be provided by phoning Marilyn Carey at 773-8149 or emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quartet to perform
FLETCHER — Fletcher United Methodist Church, 205 S. Walnut St., Fletcher, will host the Soul’d Out Quartet at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 25.
Based in Georgetown, Soul’d Out Quartet is a full-time ministry touring multiple states each year. They have entertained many years on the Singing at Sea annual Southern Gospel cruise, performed on the main stage of the National Quartet Convention in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., as well as the the Memphis Quartet Show. Their summer schedule includes county fairs and outdoor festivals, and for 2017, they have added a four-piece live band.