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Upper Miami Valley Weston A. Price Chapter

PIQUA — Piqua Nazarene Church, 400 S. Sunset Drive, will host the Upper Miami Valley Weston A. Price Chapter on Tuesday, July 7 at 7 p.m.

The topic will be all you need to know about kefir. We’ll discuss what kefir grains are, how they’re beneficial for us, why it’s better than yogurt, how to use kefir in your kitchen, and even sample a kefir drink that has probiotic benefits.

We will have a vendor’s market opening at 6:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

VBS scheduled July 12-14

FLETCHER — The Fletcher United Methodist Church will presents vacation Bible school 2015 – “Message Received” 6-8:30 p.m. July 12-14 at the church, .

The program is open to children ages five through fifth grade and includes fun, games, snacks and singing.

FUMC to host drama camp

TROY — Troy First United Methodist Church will be holding Drama Camp 10 a.m. to noon July 20-24 at the church, 110 W. Franklin St., Troy.

Everyone from kindergarten through sixth grade is invited to attend the camp. The cost is free.

For more information and to register, contact Susan Furlong at (937) 667-6607 or or the church office at (937) 335-2826.

Fletcher UMC pre-school registration open

FLETCHER — Fletcher United Methodist Church is now accepting registrations for their pre-school program (ages 3-5) for the 2015-2016 school year.

For additional information, contact the church office at (937) 368-2470.

Support for parents, caregivers

TROY — Special seminar and support groups are under way at St. Patrick Parish. The church offers GriefShare for those who have lost loved ones through death. Two sessions are offered on Wednesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. or 7-8:30 p.m. in the Parish Center, 444 E. Water St., Troy.

Cancer Companions is offered on the second and fourth Thursdays. These sessions are for patients, family and care givers. These support groups can be beneficial for those going through a tough time to help them feel they are not alone or their thoughts and feelings are not abnormal. Share with those dealing with the same situations and help each other through this time while learning ways to do it from the experts.

For more information, call Pat Smith at (937) 335-2833, Ext. 105, or

Charismatic Mass

PIQUA — All are welcome to a Charismatic Mass with praying over people for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. Catholics and non-Catholics are invited to attend on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 7:30 p.m., St. Boniface Church, 310 S. Downing St., Piqua.

Fr. Angelo Caserta, Fr. Tom Bolte and Catholic Prayer Group Members will pray over people, or you can stand in for someone unable to be present. Music and praise begins at 7:15 p.m.

Any questions, call the St. Boniface/St. Mary Parish Office at (937) 773-1656 or (937) 773-1327.