CHURCH BRIEFS


Friends and family service at Quinn AME

Friends and Family Day service will be held Sunday, Aug. 23 at 3;30 p.m. at Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church, 50 N. Lincoln St., Wilmington. The public is invited.

Free community dinner at Grace UMC

Grace United Methodist Church free dinner for the community will be on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church. They’ll be “grillin’ out” and they extend a warm welcome to anyone in the community to enjoy a delicious dinner and a chance to visit with their neighbors. All are welcome and invited to come. The church is on the corner of Wright and Center streets in Blanchester. For more information, call (937) 783-3655.

St. Martin Deanery Farm Mass set

On Friday, Sept. 11, the annual St. Martin Deanery Farm Mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m. by Bishop Joe Binzer and the priests of St. Martin Deanery at the home of Gary and Linda DeFosse, 7983 Chicken Hollow Road, Ripley. Gary and Linda are members of St. Michael Parish, and this Mass is one of the events highlighting this year’s celebration of St. Michael’s 175th anniversary. The mass will be held rain or shine. There will be seating available, but participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and, if you can, a snack/dish to share at the meal following the Mass. For more information, contact Gary and Linda DeFosse at 937-392-0398.