RELIGION BRIEFS, NOV. 17
November 16, 2012 4:12PM
Updated: December 19, 2012 10:21AM
Bethel Church: 10202 Broadway — Salt & Light of Northwest Indiana all-day conference for churches, small groups and community members, Saturday, Dec. 1; 7:30 a.m. check-in, conference concludes at 4 p.m.; registration $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Speakers are: Andy Rittenhouse, founder of the Salt & Light Movement; and Jason Topp and Joey Mayfield, co-directors of Salt & Light of NWI. 663-9200.
Calvary Institutional Missionary Baptist Church: 2400 Virginia St. — Church’s 87th anniversary service, 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18. 883-9157.
First Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church: 643 W. 41st Ave. — Church’s 76th anniversary celebration continues Sunday, Nov. 18; 11 a.m. speaker is elder Willie Moody of Norfolk, Va.; 3 p.m. speaker is pastor Mae Thomas with guests from New Life Christian Center, Gary. 884-6170.
Good Deeds Ministry clothing giveaway/feeds the hungry, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays.
Gospel Truth Apostolic Ministry Church: 5829 W. 15th Ave. — Food Pantry and Clothing Boutique Ministry distributes food to the needy, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, and 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 21. Bring boxes or bags to carry items home. 949-5433.
Greater Faith Missionary Baptist Church: 1714 Broadway — Ushers 20th anniversary banquet, 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Gary YWCA, 150 W. 15th Ave.; $25; speaker is Gloria Person, president of Jerusalem Baptist Church, Gary. 882-6987, 881-7741.
Greater New Jerusalem Full Gospel Church: 1310 Harrison St. — Joe Bryant’s 36th anniversary musical, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25; performances by the Rev. Robinson and the New Doves, The Brothers in Christ, Gales of Joy, Holy Gospel Singers, Winslett Singers and others. 886-9378.
Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church: 21st Avenue and Kentucky Street — Thanksgiving tri-church service, 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22; speaker is pastor Thomas D. Fuller Jr.
Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church: 735 E. 20th Ave. — Birthday luncheon for pastor Marion J. Johnson Jr., 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Genesis Convention Center, 5th Avenue and Broadway; $20 donation; guest preacher is the Rev. Howard Carter of St. Paul Baptist Church. 882-1444.
New Shiloh Baptist Church: 1727 W. 15th Ave. — Church’s 53rd anniversary and pastor Corey Jackson’s fourth anniversary celebration, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30; concluding service, 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. 944-7670.
St. James Missionary Baptist Church: 1333 W. 25th Ave. — The Taste of St. James Around the World, 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. 944-7743.
Temple of Praise Church of God in Christ: 3941 E 13th Ave. — Thanksgiving service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22. 938-7004.
Unity Baptist Church: 2019 Conn St. — Pastor R. Jerry Protho’s fourth annual appreciation service, 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18; guests are pastor Chet Johnson and the New Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church. 880-1260
Portage Missionary Baptist Church: 7045 Lenburg Road — Yadah Praise Productions perform “Mary and Joseph,” 6 to 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, free. 762-8111.
St. John the Evangelist Church: 10701 Olcott Ave. — Five-week “Catholics Coming Home” program, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 20 to Dec. 18, registration requested but not required; call Deacon Ed Bodley, 365-7784.
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