Updated: November 14, 2012 6:02AM
Bethlehem AME Zion Church: 560 W. 19th Ave. — A free community breakfast is from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 13, at the church. 886-0866.
Calvary Institutional Missionary Baptist Church: 2400 Virginia St. — The Sista 2 Sista Worship Service and Tea begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, with guest speaker Sister Tarniesha Thompson of New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. 883-9157.
Christian Valley Missionary Baptist Church: 1910 Adams St. — The Mary Lois Smith Ministry is sponsoring a trip to see the gospel stage play “Behind the Pulpit” at Arie Crown Theatre, Chicago. The bus departs the church parking lot Saturday, Nov. 17, Tickets are $60 per person. 433-1904.
Christ Temple Apostolic Faith Church: 2136 Ellsworth Place — The pastor’s 17th anniversary celebration “Standing on the Rock” starts at noon and 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, and continues at 7:30 nightly Monday, Oct. 15, through Wednesday. 977-0817.
First Baptist Church: 626 W. 21st Ave. — The pastor’s installation service starts at 1045 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, with guest speaker the Rev. Anthony McCallum, senior pastor, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Columbia, S.C. 885-4477.
First Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church: 643 W. 41st Ave. — The Beautification Ministry’s “Fill-A -Pew Service” begins at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. 884-6170.
Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church: 735 E. 20th Ave. — The 92nd church anniversary celebration “92 Years — Standing on the Word of God” concludes with services at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. 882-9339.
New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church: 1545 Waite St. — The annual Interdenominational Harvest Musical starts at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, with guest Michael Finney. 944-0533.
Peter’s Rock Missionary Baptist Church: 1725 E. 21st Ave. — The monthly Youth Day service starts at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, with guest speaker Minister Warren Smith, True Faith Ministries. 882-9247.
St. Joseph the Worker Croatian Church: 330 E. 45th Ave. — 100th anniversary Mass, 10 a.m. with Bishop Dale Melczek; banquet 12 p.m., Croatian Center, 8550 Taft St., Merrillville. 980-1846.
Trinity United Church of Christ: 1276 W. 20th Ave. — The eighth church anniversary is observed at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in October. 944-0500.
First Church of Hobart: 939 S. Wisconsin St. — Monthly marriage enrichment classes begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the church. The group meets the second Saturday of each month. Cost is $10 for the workbook based on “The Love Dare.” 942-3651.
Laurel Church Ministries: 7525 Taft St. — Your Dream Counts School of the Arts continues from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 19, at the church. Registration fee is $25 for the first child; $15 for the second child; $10 for the third child and free for any child thereafter.
The vision and goal of the school is to provide school-aged children in the community with an opportunity to pursue their artistic interests. 738-1991.
Ss. Peter and Paul Church: 5885 Harrison St. — The quarterly meeting of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. Women over age 18 from the Diocese of Gary are invited as well as former and new members. 663-1097.
Salem United Methodist Church: 756 W. County Road 350S. — The annual Stuff the Bus food and donation drive is from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the church. The Souper Supper competition is from 4 to 6 p.m. The bus will make rounds stopping at Porter Township schools to pick up donations and participants. Souper Supper tickets are $5 and children under age 12 are admitted free. 988-4700.
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