Religion briefs

West Milton UCC to host Berachah Valley June 28

WEST MILTON — The West Milton United Church of Christ is pleased to welcome all to join them as they host Berachah Valley for a special Sunday worship at 10:40 a.m. Sunday.

Service will be followed by carry-in lunch where you can meet and greet with the band and CDs will be available.

TFBC to have Alley Family June 28

TROY — The Alley Family will be singing during the 11 a.m. service June 28 at Troy Freewill Baptist Church, 2482 S. County Road 25A, Troy.

All are welcome to attend.

VBS set June 28-July 2

TROY — St John’s United Church of Christ will be celebrating vacation Bible school from 6-8:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday at the church, 130 S. Walnut St., Troy.

Each night will include games, doing experiments in the Imagination Station, exploring the Bible in Bible Exploration and having great snacks and music.

Children from three old through 6th grade are welcome. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. on June 28 or parents may preregister by calling the church office at (937) 335-2028 between 9:00 am to noon. Use the Canal Street door for entrance to Vacation Bible School.

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.

Church of the Nazarene to hold VBS

WEST MILTON — The West Milton Church of the Nazarene will hold Daily VBS – Get Ready for a Blast: SonSpark Labs & Test Tubes from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 13-17 at the church, 151 W. Baker Road, West Milton.

The vacation Bible school will include Dave’s Barrell Train, games and snacks. Registration is at 6 p.m.

For more information, contact the church at (937) 698-5782.

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