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RELIGION BRIEFS, DEC. 22

Updated: January 23, 2013 6:03AM



CROWN POINT

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church: 250 S. Indiana Ave. — Family Christmas Eve service, 6 p.m.; contemporary Christmas service, 9 p.m. Dec. 24. Call 663-1578 or visit www.trinitycp.org.

GARY

Bethel Temple Church of God in Christ: 110 W. 43rd Ave. — Feed the Hungry, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, northeast corner of 5th Avenue and Broadway, free. 644-8084.

Christ Baptist Church: 4700 E. 7th Ave. — Christmas morning service, 8 a.m.; New Year’s Eve service 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. 938-5504.

First Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church: 643 W. 41st Ave. — “The True Meaning of Christmas,” presented by First Tabernacle Sunday school, Sunday, Dec. 23. Christmas Day services, 8 and 11 a.m., 9 a.m. Sunday school, 10 a.m. breakfast, 884-6170.

Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church: 735 E. 20th Ave. — Christmas service, 7 a.m., 882-9339.

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church: 2307 Rhode Island St. — Coat drive, 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24. 883-5743; New Hope Singles Ministry presents “He said, She said, but What Does God Say?” 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 883-5743.

Temple of Praise: 3941 E. 13th Ave. — Christmas Day service, 8:30 a.m., 938-7004.

HOBART

Cornerstone Community Church: 7083 Grand Blvd. – Christmas Eve candlelight service, 6 to 7 p.m.; homemade cookies afterward, 942-4800.

LAKE STATION

Christ Temple Church: 2584 Clay St. — Christmas celebration service, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 397-9761.

MERRILLVILLE

Bethel churches: 10202 Broadway, Crown Point, and 13620 Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake — Christmas Eve services, 2 and 4 p.m. at the Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place. bethelweb.org

Protection of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church: 8600 Grand Blvd., Merrillville — Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services, 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24; 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24; and 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, 947-4748

VALPARAISO

Union Community Church: 602 Monroe St. — Candlelight service, 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 464-3197.

Heritage Lutheran Church: 308 Washington St. — Christmas Eve services, 6 and 11 p.m.; Christmas Day service, 10 a.m., 462-2810.

WHITING

St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church: 2011 Clark St. — Romanus Choir
performs at 7:30 p.m. Christmas Eve, and at 9:30 a.m. Christmas Day,
659-0277.

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