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RELIGION BRIEFS, JAN. 26

Updated: February 27, 2013 6:05AM



DYER

Mid-America Reformed Seminary: 229 Seminary Drive — Evening class “Is the Christian Faith Relevant to the Culture? An American Reformed and Presbyterian Perspective,” April 4, 11, 18 and 25, taught by professor Alan Strange, free tuition, $10 registration, 864-2400.

Zion United Church of Christ (Hanover Prairie): 14804 W. 113th Ave. — Annual pancake and homemade sausage supper, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, $8 adults, $5 children ages 6 to 12, children up to age 5 eat free, 384-0794.

GARY

Church of God in Christ, of Gary: 5718 W. 9th Ave. — Third annual “We Love Our Heritage” fundraiser banquet Sunday, Feb. 17, at Chateau Banquet Hall, 530 W. 61st Ave., Merrillville, 5 p.m. social hour, dinner at 6; for tickets and souvenir advertising, call 682-7121 or 769-0115.

First African Methodist Episcopal Church: 2045 Massachusetts St.— Annual missionary day, Sunday, Jan. 27; 10 a.m. speaker is the Rev. Lutisha Northern, assistant pastor at First Baptist Church, Gary; 4 p.m. Vesper service includes installation of missionary officers; dinner served after morning worship, $10 donation, 886-7561.

First Baptist Church: 626 W. 21st Ave. — “Linking Our Past And Present” black history program, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, speaker is Bishop Kwame Lance Davis, 883-3216.

Davis Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church: 4137 W. 21st Ave.— Commitment for ministry service, 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, guest preacher/teacher is the Rev. James Bailey, pastor of St. Stephen A.M.E. Church, Chicago, and his choir, 944-9840.

St. Barnabas in the Dunes: 601 Pottawatomie Trail — Soup-and-salad fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26; $5, eat in or carry out; proceeds benefit local schools and the community; 938-2834.

GRIFFITH

St. Mary School: 525 N. Broad St. — Open house, 5 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31; 924-8633.

HOBART

Augustana Lutheran Church: 207 N. Kelly St. — Annual musical concert, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10; Augustana soloists and musical groups perform; freewill offering benefits Sojourner Truth House in Gary and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s anti-malaria campaign; potluck dinner begins at about noon, prior to concert.

MERRILLVILLE

St. Andrew Church: 801 W. 73rd Ave. — All-you-can-eat soup kitchen and salad bar, bake sale, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27; $6 adults, $5 seniors, $3 children; carry-out quart $6, pint $3; proceeds benefit Deacon George Modrak Tuition Assistance Fund, 662-2437.

VALPARAISO

Heritage Lutheran Church: 308 Washington St. — Fifth annual Fat Tuesday spaghetti dinner, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, parish hall, free food and fellowship, 464-2819.

St. Paul Catholic School: 1755 W. Harrison Blvd. — Open house, grades K-8, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 309-0169.

WINFIELD

Church of the Four Seasons United Methodist: 9100 E. 109th Ave. — Blood drive, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 988-2744.

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