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Lunch with God

PIQUA — St. James Episcopal Church at 200 W. High St. will be hosting Lunch with God. It is open to everyone from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31. Come and enjoy a great meal.

Italian dinner planned

COVINGTON — St. Teresa Catholic Church, 6925 W. U.S. Route 36, Covington will be holding their annual authentic Italian dinner on Sunday, Jan. 31 from 4-6 p.m.

The menu includes meatballs and spaghetti, stuffed shells, salad with Italian dressing, bread and dessert. The cost is $6. Coffee will be provided, drinks are extra.

The delicious Italian cuisine is being prepared by Carolyn Magoteaux, a renowned Italian cook and a member of St. Teresa. The dinner is open to the public.

Lay people sermons set

TROY — St. John’s United Church of Christ, located at 130 S. Walnut St., Troy, will be having lay people from the church deliver the message during the search for a new pastor. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m.

The following messages or sermons will be delivered during January by lay people from the congregation:

Jan. 31 — Mayor Mike Beamish, “Triple A Rated Christians”

Black History Month talk slated

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