Updated: March 10, 2013 6:01AM
St. Ann of the Dunes: 433 W. Golfwood Road — Lenten program schedule: pre-Lent, after 10 a.m. Mass, Sunday, Feb. 10, Deacon Bob Marben, St. Teresa of Avila, “A Day without Reconciliation: What’s One Day?”; Lent: Wednesday, Feb. 20, Soup Talk, doors open at 11:30 a.m.; Judith Kunst, poet, author and teacher, “Jewish Midrash: A New (Ancient) Way to Read Scripture During Lent,” 879-7565
Bethel Church: 10202 Broadway — Crock Pot Cook-off, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, donations appreciated; to register, call 663-9200 or visit bethelweb.org, entries must be at least five quarts, prizes for top three entrants
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 ages 6 to 12, 5 and younger eat for free, 384-0794.
Freeman Temple Church of God in Christ: 715 E. 45th Ave. — The annual rededication and consecration for all church ministry leaders; Holy Communion will be observed during Sunday’s 11:30 a.m. service, call 985-1187
Greater New Jerusalem Full Gospel Church: 1310 Harrison St. — Church’s 21st anniversary services, 7 p.m. 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 from 5 to 6 p.m. the second Tuesday each month, call Mary Vaughn, 576-2340.
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, 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, musical concert, 4 p.m.; black history annual service, 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 882-9339.
New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church: 1545 Waite St. — The Anointed Voices of New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Inc. musical, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, doors open at 4, special guests Lane Singers of Chicago, public welcome, free admission, call 949-4279
Crossroads Baptist Church: 529 Jefferson St. — Pastor’s third anniversary, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, and Friday, Feb. 15, musical 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, call 882-7700
Rapha Deliverance Church: 2713 W. 11th Ave. — Prayer conference and unity luncheon, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, and 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16; cost is $25 adults and $10 ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger; conference host, Pastor Carole Gulley-King; Friday speaker, Pastor JaVaughn Blakely, High Praise Ministries, Michigan City; Saturday speaker, Jeanette Gilliam, New Second Baptist, East Chicago; call 775-1283, evangelist JoAn Whitaker, 433-6085, or elder Loretta Hunter, 671-3522.
Augustana Lutheran Church: 207 N. Kelly St. — Annual musical concert, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10; Augustana soloists and musical groups perform; free-will offering benefits Sojourner Truth House in Gary and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s anti-malaria campaign; potluck dinner starts about noon.
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Catholic Church: 1506 Washington St. — Polka Mass and “Polish Platter” dinner, 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, after Mass, dinner served in parish hall; $15 adults, $7 up to age 12, advance ticket purchases suggested; Wesoly Lud Polish dance troupe entertains after dinner; 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 ages 11 to adult and $3 ages 5 to 10, 762-4914.
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.
Christ Lutheran Church: 2610 N. Campbell St. — Hilltop Neighborhood House’s 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 by local children’s groups.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church: 1460 E. Indiana 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.
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