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Church rummage sale

COVINGTON — Covington Christian Church will be holding a rummage sale on Thursday through Saturday. The hours will be be: Thursday 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 3p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to noon. It will be held in the Covington Christian Church basement, located at 115 N. Pearl St.

There will be a desk, bikes, toys, clothes, dishes, and other items for sale. Enter downstairs by way of the alley on the north side of the church. Proceeds go to support Luke Thompson’s mission trip to 11 countries in 11 months.

Shabbat service

PIQUA — Congregation Anshe Emeth, in Piqua, will be observing Shabbat with a service on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. Services will be conducted by rabbinic intern Tina Sobo.

The synagogue is located at 320 Caldwell St. in Piqua.

Please see the website at or call (937) 623-1234 for more information.

Please check beforehand if weather is threatening.

198th Anniversary Celebration of the Versailles Christian Church

VERSAILLES — On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 Versailles Christian Church will celebrate her 198th anniversary with services of praise and thanksgiving at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The anniversary message by Pastor Dennis J. Wheeler is “Why I Love the Church!”

Following the worship services there will be a church-wide anniversary luncheon served in the gym.

Loving nursery care (birth thru age 2) and the exciting ‘Kids Club’ (preschool thru 5th grade) are provided for families at all services.

The community is invited for this special day was we celebrate our past, our future and God’s amazing faithfulness!

VCC is located at 105 W. Ward St. in Versailles. If you would like additional information please call the VCC office (937) 526-4194 or visit

Black History Month talk set

PIQUA — “Who We Are Matters — Who We are in Doing the Right Thing,” will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 9 or 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 11 at Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church, 320 Park Ave., Piqua, in honor of Black History Month.

The talk will be a look into an epiphany that embodies the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and appeals on a “faith based” foundation for people of the “household of faith” to be likeminded and on one accord in recognition of the dignity, respect and honor that should be extended to all of God’s children.

To make a reservation for the free event, email Larry Hamilton at