Updated: May 28, 2013 7:46PM
St. Matthias: 101 W. Burrell Dr. — Spring garage, antique and bake sale, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 23 and 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 24, donations accepted between 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16 through Monday, May 20. Call 663-2201 for large item pick up information.
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., — 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.
Abundant Grace Church of God in Christ: 4353 Massachusetts St. — Free seminar, “Financial Wellness Workshop,” 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, presented by Kenneth M. Thames Sr. of Primerica, call 884-4353.
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.
East Glen Park Church of Christ: 505 E. 45th Ave. — Free health workshop, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27, 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.
■ First Tabernacle hour, 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28, call 884-5170.
Glen Park CME Church: 5079 Delaware St. — Spring Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., gently used designer clothing for men, women, and children, .
God’s Way Church of Deliverance: 1108 Clark Rd. — Celebrating their eighth year anniversary, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, speaker pastor Obadiah Wilson, Grace Unity Church of God in Christ, call 944-1082
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, 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.
New Macedonia Baptist Church: 2533 Waite St. — Celebrates the pastor’s 11th anniversary during the month of May.
■ 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, pastor Marlon C. Mack of Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church
■ 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, pastor Corey D. Jackson of New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church
■ 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18, Banquet at the CLJ multi-pirpose center, 2533 Waite St., speaker pastor Charles D. Hudson of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church
■ 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, live broadcast WGVE pastor Lee Gilliam, of New Second Baptist Church, East Chicago
■ 4 p.m. Sunday, May 26, pastor De’Wan Bynum, of Christian Valley Baptist Church
■ 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2, pastor Charles L. Emery, Pilgrim of Missionary Baptist Church
■ 11 a.m. Friday, May 10, fish fry
■ 9 a.m. Sunday, May 12, Mother’s Day breakfast.
Progressive Community Church: 656 Carolina St. 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, Forum on the State of Healthcare Reform for the State of Indiana, hosted by Covering Kids & Families and Community HealthNet.
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church: 601 Pottawatomie Trail — Scones, tea and arts event, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, seating is limited make reservation by calling Sarah Hensel at 938-3027.
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.
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.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help: 7132 Arizona Ave. — Celebrate the Holy Spirit with an evening of reflection 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 10, presenter, father Jerry Schweitzer, fellowship follows, call 844-3438.
Hebron United Methodist Church: 202 W. Church St. — Rummage sale, huge sale, good stuff, low prices Saturday is 50 cents a bag day!
Trinity United Methodist Church: 3561 Randolph St. — Soup and salad luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday May 4, cost $6.
SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral: 8000 Madison St. — Church’s 100th anniversary celebration, Saturday, May 18; 769-2481, ssconstantineandhelen.org or email email@example.com.
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.
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.
Holiday Inn Express: 2323 Willowcreek Rd. — Eckankar Worship Service, 11 a.m. to noon, Sunday, April 28, the topic of the service is “Dreams.” A short fellowship follows the service. The event is sponsored by the Indiana Satsang Society, Inc., A Chartered Affiliate of Eckankar, Religion of the Light & Sound of God. Call 1-888-746-4488 or visit www.eck-indiana.org.
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