Food, fun, fellowship — and free!


Rev. Chuck Shonkwiler mans the grill under Patty Williams’ close supervision at Thursday’s busy free community dinner at the Blanchester Grace United Methodist Church.

Rev. Chuck Shonkwiler mans the grill under Patty Williams’ close supervision at Thursday’s busy free community dinner at the Blanchester Grace United Methodist Church.


Tom Barr | Wilmington News Journal

Volunteers dish out the food at the free community dinner.


Tom Barr | Wilmington News Journal

A delicious variety of cakes awaited those eating dinner at the Grace UMC.


Tom Barr | Wilmington News Journal

People of all ages enjoyed the dinner including birthday girl Addyson Erbaugh, 5, and grandma Anna Weatherford (front left).


Tom Barr | Wilmington News Journal

Rev. Chuck Shonkwiler mans the grill under Patty Williams’ close supervision at Thursday’s busy free community dinner at the Blanchester Grace United Methodist Church.

Volunteers dish out the food at the free community dinner.

A delicious variety of cakes awaited those eating dinner at the Grace UMC.

People of all ages enjoyed the dinner including birthday girl Addyson Erbaugh, 5, and grandma Anna Weatherford (front left).

Rev. Chuck Shonkwiler mans the grill under Patty Williams’ close supervision at Thursday’s busy free community dinner at the Blanchester Grace United Methodist Church.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/08/web1_BlanGraceUMC2t3.jpgRev. Chuck Shonkwiler mans the grill under Patty Williams’ close supervision at Thursday’s busy free community dinner at the Blanchester Grace United Methodist Church. Tom Barr | Wilmington News Journal

Volunteers dish out the food at the free community dinner.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/08/web1_BlanGraceUMC6t.jpgVolunteers dish out the food at the free community dinner. Tom Barr | Wilmington News Journal

A delicious variety of cakes awaited those eating dinner at the Grace UMC.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/08/web1_BlanGraceUMC5t2.jpgA delicious variety of cakes awaited those eating dinner at the Grace UMC. Tom Barr | Wilmington News Journal

People of all ages enjoyed the dinner including birthday girl Addyson Erbaugh, 5, and grandma Anna Weatherford (front left).
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2015/08/web1_BlanGraceUMC6.jpgPeople of all ages enjoyed the dinner including birthday girl Addyson Erbaugh, 5, and grandma Anna Weatherford (front left). Tom Barr | Wilmington News Journal