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Updated: May 21, 2013 6:04AM



DEMOTTE

St. Cecilia Catholic Church: 334 15th St. S.W.— Annual salad bar luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, cost $6 adults, $1,50 children, free up to age five 5, carryouts available, tickets available at the door.

EAST CHICAGO

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church: 3902-06 Alexander Ave. — 91st church anniversary, 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 28; Rev. Benny Williams, New Millennium Baptist Church, Akron, OH; 4 p.m. Rev. Gilbert Washington, St. Paul Bethel Baptist Church, South Bend, call 398-2589

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.
■ The 101st church anniversary commemorated from 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 28, “Reflecting on the Past – Building on the Future.” call 398-0758.

St. Mark AME Zion Church: 4200 Alder St. — 97th church anniversary celebration, 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 — 10:45 a.m. Women’s Day worship Sunday, April 28, “Women of God Making a Difference: Sharing our Gifts and Talents,” colors red and white, speaker Dorothy G. Ford, director of Who So Ever Will Choir.

Church of Jesus Christ Church of God in Christ: 1560 Polk St. — Christian Leaders Conference, Saturday, April 20, speaker pastor Kenneth Holiday, Chicago; Sunday, April 21, Founder’s Day speaker, pastor Greg Frazier, Gary, gospel artist, radio and television personalities and vendors.

East Glen Park Church of Christ: 505 E. 45th Ave. — Free health workshop, 9 a.m. to noon at the Booker T. Martin Education Center, (next door to the church)

First Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church: 643 W. 41st Ave. ­­­­­— Community clean-up, 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20, beginning at Harrison Street east to Madison Street.
■ The Voice of Tabernacle present, “A Symphony of Psalms Concert,” 5 p.m. Sunday, April 21.
■ “Spring Bible Institute,” 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, Wednesday, April 24 and Friday, April 25, lecturer, Minister Shirley Borom, pastor of education.
■ First Tabernacle hour, 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28, call 884-5170.

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church: 1548 Madison St. ­— The usher ministry pre-annual celebrating 50 years of service, 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21, Rev. Corey Jackson of New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, guest.

Glen Park C.M.E. Church: 5079 Delaware St. ­— Spring bazaar, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday May 4, gently used designer clothing for men, women, and children. Call 887-4209 or (708) 638-7496

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

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.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church: 2325 West 21st Ave. — Musical service, 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, guest, First Pentecostal Baptist Church of

Michigan City, and Sweet Pilgrim of Faith Baptist Church.

New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church: 1545 Waite St. — Second year appreciation celebration for pastor, Royce and first lady Tarniesha Thompson, 4 p.m. Sunday, April 21; 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, first lady Tarniesha Thompson night; 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28, pastor Timothy Mayes and the Upper Room Church of Gary; 4 p.m. guest pastor George Waddell of Chicago.

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, attire color is white with Afro-centric scarves or ties, refreshments served, call 949-2225.

Northlake Church of Christ: 1000 E. 21st Ave. — Teen Summit, 8:45 a.m. Saturday, April 20 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 21, call 882-1223.

Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church: 1301 W. 21st Ave. — Annual prayer breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 20, cost $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Guest speaker Mrs. Stephanie McDonald. Call 944-8161.

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 information.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church: 2300 Grant — 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, annual male chorus musical, director Goldie Richards; president, Ernest Houston; Rev. Howard L. Carter, pastor, 944-7313 and 944-7314

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.

Warren Memorial Church of God in Christ: 2348 Adams St. — Fellowship breakfast, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 4, cost $10 adults and $5 children up to age 12. Mail checks payable to Warren Memorial Church of God in Chris, 2348 Adams St. Gary, IN. 46407, c/o Bobbie Harvey, call 789-9204, 944-3292, 887-0816, 951-0039 or visit Warren Memorial Church on Facebook, or @WarrenMemorial on Twitter.

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.

Peace United Church of Christ: 1001 W. 73rd Ave., Altrusa International of the Indiana Dunes and Peace United Church annual rummage and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, call 769-4585.

PORTAGE

First Presbyterian Church of Portage: 6225 Lute Rd. — Junk in the trunk and used book sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, outdoor spaces $10, you must supply your own tables. A used book sale will be indoors. Lunch available for purchase. Call, 762-4914 or 759-1548.

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.

Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church: 1901 Evans Ave. — Free concert presented by the Moody Chorale of Moody Bible Institute, 6 p.m. Sunday, April 28.

House of Prayer Food Pantry: 2738 Blake Rd. — Food giveaway, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 20, first come first serve basis.

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