RELIGION BRIEFS, FEB. 2
Religious announcements February 1, 2013 1:18PM
Updated: March 3, 2013 6:03AM
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.
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.
Greater New Jerusalem Full Gospel Church: 1310 Harrison St. — Church’s 21st anniversary services, 7 nightly Thursday, Feb. 7, and Friday, Feb. 8, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, various guest churches, 886-7829.
First African Methodist Episcopal Church: 2045 Massachusetts St. — Grandparents/Kinship Support Group meets 5 to 6 p.m. second Tuesday monthly, call Mary Vaugh, 576-2340.
Holy Bethel Missionary Baptist Church: 810 W. 8th Ave. — Male chorus musical, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8.
Peter’s Rock Missionary Baptist Church: 1725 E. 21st Ave. – Youth day, 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, speaker is minister Warren G. Smith, 882-9247.
Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church: 725 E. 20th Ave. — Officer installation service, 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, musical concert at 4 p.m., 882-5246.
Warren Memorial Church of God in Christ: 2348 Adams St. — Revival, 5 nightly Sunday, Feb. 3, through Tuesday, Feb. 5, host pastor is W. Lovelle Warren, speaker is evangelist George W. Bacon.
Witnessing Church of God in Christ: 3834 Hemlock St. — Revival, 7 nightly Wednesday, Feb. 6, through Friday, Feb. 8, at the Testimony Church of God in Christ, 1027 Cleveland St., Hammond, for more information call pastor Eddie B. Cobb, 378-0259.
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.
St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church: 1506 Washington St. — Polka Mass and “Polish platter” dinner, 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, following Mass, dinner served in parish hall; $15 adults, $7 kids up to age 12, advance ticket purchases recommended; menu includes Polish sausage, golobki (cabbage rolls), cheese pierogi, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, chicken and noodles, bread and butter, paczki and coffee; Wesoly Lud Polish dance troupe entertains following dinner, also a silent auction and 50/50 raffle; 879-9281.
First Presbyterian Church of Portage: 6225 Lute Road — Spaghetti dinner, bake sale and silent auction, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, $7 for ages 11 to adult and $3 for ages 5 to 10, call 762-4914.
Northwest Indiana Christian Women’s 24th annual Retreat: Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, at Swan Lake Resort; theme is “Christian Women — Seeking a Right Relationship with God,” $110 includes workshop materials and meals; accommodations $89 plus tax per night for double occupancy, $99 plus tax per night for three; for more details or to make a payment, email nicwr@Comcast, Facebook with register link to pay with major credit card through PayPal, or call 718-3957; final payment due Feb. 15.
Heritage Lutheran Church: 308 Washington St. — Fifth annual free Fat Tuesday spaghetti dinner, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, parish hall, 464-2819.
St. Paul Catholic Church: 1855 W. Harrison St. — Hilltop Neighborhood House 14th annual Heartwarming Soups and Hometown Entertainment event, 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12; $25 adults, $10 children up to age 12; 477-4222, www.hilltophouse.org. Awards for best tasting soups, live music performances.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church: 1460 E. State Road 10 — Annual fish fry fundraiser, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15; $8 adults, $4 students, free for kids up to age 5; eat in with trimmings, dessert available with takeout. Also, the Rev. Carl Frichett plans to retire after Easter services. 916-3304.
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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