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Updated: November 21, 2012 6:01AM



CROWN POINT

First United Methodist Church: 352 Adams St. — Story Telling with Mark Meriman, author of “Haunted Indiana” is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. 663-1515.

GARY

Carter Memorial CME Church: 635 W. 49th Ave. — The 67th Church Anniversary celebration begins at 7 nightly beginning Monday, Oct. 22, through Wednesday, Oct. 24. Festivities conclude with a service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. Guest speaker is the Rev. Marvin Frank Thomas Sr. President and Dean of Phillips School of Theology. 887-7613.

Davis Memorial AME Church: 4137 W. 21st. Ave. — The Men’s Ministry Service begins at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. Guest speaker is the Rev. Sherman Paul of Mount Zion Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ, Gary. 944-9840.

Faith Tabernacle Deliverance Center: 400 E. 35th Ave. — The church bazaar begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. 883-4094.

First Baptist Church: 626 W. 21st Ave. — The Sanctuary Choir presents “It’s All About You!” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. Also at the church, Family Fun Night begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. 883-3216.

First Church of God: 134 E. 43rd Ave. — Pastor Appreciation Sunday, in honor of the Rev. Robert McClure Jr., begins with a service at 10:45 a.m., followed at 5 p.m. by a musical Sunday, Oct. 21. The theme for the day is “A Man Worthy of His Hire.” Guest speaker is Pastor Monte L.G. Dillard Sr., Evanston, Ill.

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church: 1548 Madison St. — The Marriage Ministry invites married and engaged couples to a showing of the movie “Fireproof” at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. 487-0985.

Holy Bethel Missionary Baptist Church: 810 W. 8th Ave. — Ushers & Nurses Ministry Annual Day is 4 p.m. Sun., Oct. 20. The guest church is Metropolitan Baptist Church and Pastor Kenneth Kelley. Sister Evelyn Green is ushers president and Sister Cecilia Williams is nurses president. 882-1940.

Jesus Saves Missionary Baptist Church: 464 Roosevelt St. — The church is sponsoring a trip to the Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, for a performance of the stage play “Behind the Pulpit.” The bus departs from the Village Shopping Center at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. Tickets are $51 per person. Call 670-7637 for reservations.

Metropolitan Baptist Church: 626 W. 21st Ave. — Family Fun Night begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. 885-2220.

New Jerusalem Full Gospel Church: 1310 Harrison St. — The Ushers and Nurses Annual Day service begins at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, with guest speaker the Rev. Richard Wilford, Pastor of City of Praise Missionary Baptist Church. 944-7313.

Rapha Deliverance Church Women’s Conference: Continues at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21, at New Jerusalem Full Gospel Church, 1310 Harrison St. 775-1283, 433-6085, 455-3433.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church: 2300 Grant St. — The Ushers and Nurses Annual Day service begins at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, with guest speaker the Rev. Richard Wilford, Pastor of City of Praise Missionary Baptist Church. 944-7313.

The Praise House: 565 Adams St. — The Women in Ministry Conference “It’s Your Time to Step Out” begins at 7 nightly, Monday Oct. 22, through Friday, Oct. 26, at the church. 938-4210

Trinity United Church of Christ: 1276 W. 20th Ave. — The eighth church anniversary will be observed at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in October. The church also is having its Thanksgiving Basket Give-away. Sign up for baskets from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays starting Oct. 22, and 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3. The baskets are available for Gary residents only and there is only one basket per household. A valid driver’s license, Indiana State ID, utility bill or lease are required. 944-0500 (773) 216-0049.

Warren Memorial Church of God in Christ: The 34th Pastor’s Appreciation Service for Dr. W. Lovelle Warren “A Faithful Steward” begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 at the church. 949-2623.

Zion Progressive Cathedral International: 1169 Connecticut St. — The pastoral anniversary celebration of Bishop Norman Hairston II continues at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, and Oct. 28. 882-9466.

MERRILLVILLE

Indiana Brotherhood 7 State Workshop: Radisson Hotel, 800 E. 81st Ave. — Oct. 26-28. Cost $200 per person. Call Troy Montgomery, president of the Indiana State Laymen’s Workshop, at (219) 951-7515.

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