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Benefit dinner to be held

FLETCHER — A Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser is planned for Saturday, Dec. 10, at 5:30 p.m. The meal, to be held at the Fletcher United Methodist Church (205 S. Walnut St.) is to benefit the Francis family, who recently lost their home in a fire. A freewill donation will be accepted.

Free concerts offered

PIQUA — Piqua Baptist Church has two upcoming concerts for the public to enjoy. They are both free and will bring you right into the Christmas spirit.

The first is a musical/drama entitled, “If Jesus Had Not Come: a Christmas Musical from The Wilds Music.” The songs were compiled and arranged by Ken Collier and Mac Lynch with the script written by Ken Collier. The entire musical is about a contemporary family having a discussion about Christmas and what Grandpa would have wanted this Christmas for his grandchildren, since he passed away a few months earlier. This musical/drama is heartwarming and alive with the love for family, which is highlighted during the Christmas season. This event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 11, at the 10:45 service. The musical director is Cherie Roeth, the drama director is Heather Risner with pianist, Mary Alice Newbauer.

The second special Christmas event is the performance of the Tipp City Community Band, who will perform at Piqua Baptist Church on Sunday, December 18 at 7 p.m. They will be playing a variety of Christmas music and religious carols. Each of these concerts will add to the festivities of the season. Piqua Baptist Church is located at 1402 West High St. in Piqua

For any questions, contact 526-5559.

Free concert offered

PIQUA — St. Paul’s Church, 500 N. Downing St., will be hosting a free concert on Dec. 18, at 3 p.m. Full Sound Chamber Group, featuring father and daughter vocalists Adam and Audrey Jacomet along with organist Jane Ann Vest, will be performing.

Good Will offering will be requested with all proceeds going to the Full Sound Music Group.

Candlelight Christmas Eve service planned

PLEASANT HILL — First Brethren Church, located at 210 N. Church Street in Pleasant Hill, invites you to their Annual Candlelight Christmas Eve service on Saturday, Dec. 24, at 7:15 p.m. Join us for a night filled with music, drama, and the Good News of our Savior’s birth!

Open service and free meal offered

PIQUA — Greene Street United Methodist Church, located at 415 W. Greene St., is offering worship at 10:30 a.m. on Christmas, Dec. 25, and a free lunch immediately following the service.

Program teaches money management

COVINGTON — Attend the More Than Money Matters® educational series, created by Thrivent Financial. Hosted by Mark Reedy and Spencer Peltier, this five-part interactive money management program provides easy-to-use tools and information to help you manage your money and work toward your goals by.

The free program will take place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday evenings, Jan. 2 through Jan. 30, at Fields of Grace Worship Center, 326 E. Troy Pike, Covington. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and childcare will be provided.

There will also be a session where a Thrivent Financial representative will be available to answer any questions.

To register, call Vanessa Tipps at (937) 573-4282.