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Updated: May 14, 2013 6:02AM



CHESTERTON

St. Patrick Parish: 638 N. Calumet Road — Second annual spring wine tasting, silent auction and art affair, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, Trinity Hall at St. Patrick Parish, tickets $50 thereafter. For tickets visit www.stpatparish.org/tasting. For questions, donations and sponsorships email winetasting@stpatparish.org.

CROWN POINT

First United Methodist Church: 352 S. Main St. — Second annual adult prom, “Sand Between Your Toes,” 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13, $12.50 (buy tickets at church), attire is beach casual, proceeds benefit St. Jude House, call 663-1515.

EAST CHICAGO

First Baptist Church: 4911-15 McCook Ave., — 101st church anniversary celebration with a musical kick-off at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20. Featuring local church choirs, praise dance ministries and soloists. Call 398-0758.

St. Mark AME Zion Church: 4200 Alder St. — 97th church anniversary three-day celebration, 7 p.m. Friday, April 19; 5 p.m. Saturday, April 20 and 10 a.m. Sunday, April 21, call 398-4653.

GARY

Christ United Methodist Church: 201 W. Ridge Road — Senior usher board anniversary service, 4 p.m. Sunday April 14, guest soloist Dwight Edwards. Call 884-8312.

Greater St. James AME: 2601 Massachusetts St. — Lay organization members’ annual day, 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, with guests Traveling King Gospel Singers and a rendition by Sister Katie Kendrick, all invited.
■ Pre-Mother’s day dinner and program 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 11, The Chateau, 530 W. 61st Ave., Merrillville, dinner served at 5 p.m., cost $35 adults, $25 children, tickets must be purchased in advance by Friday, April 18, no tickets sold at the door. Call 981-1878 or 885-7058.

Gospel Truth Apostolic Ministry: 5829 W. 15th Ave. — Food Pantry and Clothing Boutique Ministry distributes food to the general public, from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 17, and from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21, call 949-5433.

Lovefeast Church of God in Church: 2456 Chase St. — Church of God in Christ Department of Evangelism Indiana presents a unity crusade, four nights in April Tuesday, April 16 through Friday, April 19, 7 p.m. nightly, call 644-8084

Marshall Temple Church: 430 Durbin St. — Community Day, first and third Sundays monthly, food basket giveaway after 11 a.m. service, 977-0690.
■ Free breakfast, 9 to 10 a.m., every Sunday.
■ Free clothes and household items available every Sunday.

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church: 2075 Kentucky St. — Celebration of the church’s 83rd anniversary, 7 p.m. Friday, April 12 and 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, call 883-6149, 484-0440, 883-6149

New Nazareth Baptist Church: 1601 E. 21st Ave. — choir annual day, 4:30 p.m. Sunday April 14, guest church, New Community Missionary Baptist Church of Hammond and the Jones family singers of St. Anthony Temple of Gary. Call 880-0719.

New Revelation Missionary Baptist Church: 3140 W. 21st Ave. — May Mission Day service, 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, guest The Rev. William Collins of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Hammond, color attire is white with Afro-centric scarves or ties, refreshments served, call 949-2225.

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church: 1150 W. 49th Ave. — Installation of pastor Thomas Engel, dual pastor for Redeemer Lutheran Church, Lake Station and Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14 p.m. Call 887-5031, Tuesday through Thursday.

20th Century Missionary Baptist Church: 700 W. 11th Ave. — Bowling, women and men of 20th Century, 10 p.m. Friday, April 19 to 1 a.m. Saturday, April 20, Plaza Lanes, 8101 Kennedy Ave., Highland, cost $20, call 883-4474.

St. Andrew AME Zion Church: 749 Chase St. — Friends and family day, 11 a.m. Sunday, April 21, fellowship dinner follows morning worship service, 944-8285.

St. Luke AME Zion Church: 1300 Jackson St. — Annual friends and family day, 11 a.m. Sunday, April 28, the speaker is pastor Rev. Betty Crockett. Call 883-2481 for more information.

Trinity United Church of Christ: 1276 W. 20th Ave. — Chakula Kitchen Ministry serves hot meals, 1 to 3 p.m. every Saturday. 944-0500, (773) 216-0049; clothing giveaway, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, and 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 27, clothing for men, women, teens, children and infants. Call 384-0300.

GRIFFITH

First United Methodist Church Griffith: 400 W. 44th Place — A vendor “Ho-Down,” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, six vendors will demonstrate their wares, a bake sale, and Chuckwagon will be open with hot dogs and chips, admission free. Call 838-6900.

HOBART

Grace Lutheran Church: 6240 Grand Blvd. — Lutheran Festival Chorus concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, free-will offering accepted.

HIGHLAND

Immanuel United Church of Christ: 2201 Azalea Drive — Children’s event, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Friday, April 12, ages 4-12, scavenger hunt with a twist, crafts and snacks, children should bring a can good for the food mission, call 677-8716.

MERRILLVILLE

SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral: 8000 Madison St. — Spring brunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20, cost $25, children eat free, R.S.V.P. to 736-2100, or info@viscloskyforcongress.us.
■ Church’s 100th anniversary celebration, Saturday, May 18; 769-2481, ssconstantineandhelen.org or email office@ssconstantineandhelen.org.

VALPARAISO

Faith Fellowship Church: 84 S. County Road 500W — Food pantry open to residents of Porter and Lake counties (must show valid driver’s license), 9 to 11 a.m. second and fourth Mondays monthly. 548-8585.

St. Katherine’s Ladies Society of St. Iakovos Church: 36 W. County Road 700N — Ladies bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, vendors, Greek bake sale items and raffle prizes, 462-4052

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