RELIGION BRIEFS May 3, 2013 2:10PM
Updated: June 5, 2013 6:03AM
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.
Allen Chapel CME Church: 836 E. 21st Ave. — Mother’s Day luncheon, 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at Rosemond Fellowship Hall, 836 E. 21st Ave., cost $10 at the door, call 883-7777, Rev. Claudia Robinson-Dunlap, pastor.
Christ Baptist Church: 4700 E. 7th Ave. — Women’s Day weekend Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19.
■ 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 18, prayer breakfast , Croatian Banquet Hall, 8550 Taft St., Merrillville, speaker, Rev. Evelyn Rhenwrick of Trinity Baptist Church.
■ 10 a.m. Sunday, May 18, morning worship service, speaker, Rev. Mary E. Watkins, Christ Baptist Church.
■ 4 p.m. Sunday, May 18, Women’s Day tea and fashion show. Call 938-5504 for more information. Elaine Ford chairperson, Rev. Lawrence E. Robertson pastor/teacher.
First Baptist Church: 626 W. 21st Ave. — 105th church anniversary celebration, 10:45 a.m. Sunday, June 9, speaker, Rev. Brandon T. Crowley, senior pastor of Myrtle Baptist Church of West Newton, Massachusetts, call 883-3216.
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 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 multipurpose 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.
New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church: 1727 W. 15th Ave. — Annual Women’s Day 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 19, speaker is Stephanie McDonald, Emmanuel Baptist Church. Rev. Corey D. Jackson, pastor, 944-7670.
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.
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 Christ, 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, 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, is 50 cents a bag day, 996-7161
Salem United Methodist Church: 756 W. County Road 350S — Avon Breast Cancer walk, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, garage sale, bake sale, cake walk, vendors, raffles and lunch available, call 996-6131.
Trinity United Methodist Church: 3561 Randolph St. — Soup and salad luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday May 4, cost $6.
Trinity Lutheran Church: 891 S. Linda St. — Special church services to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18 and 9 a.m. Sunday, May 19, call 942-2589 or email TLC900churchsec@comcast.net.
The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte: Kingsbury Ave. and U.S. 35 S — The 14th Biennial Juried Art Exhibition sponsored by the Fine Arts Board of the Presbyterian Church of LaPorte. The exhibit is open daily 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, May 17, Some of the artwork may be available for purchase. Call 362-6219 or visit www.LaPortePresbyterianFineArts.org.
SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral: 8000 Madison St. — Church’s 100th anniversary celebration, Saturday, May 18; 769-2481, ssconstantineandhelen.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Beyond the Box Community Outreach: 801 S. Babcock Rd. — Women’s Conference “Hiding Behind the Mask,” 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, speaker, Donna Rice; 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, speaker, Carla Barbarossa; 11:15 a.m. Saturday, May 18, speaker, Precious Holmes, no registration fee, seating limited, R.S.V.P. call 762-7589 or email, email@example.com.
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. Teresa of Avila Catholic Student Center: 1511 Laporte Ave. — Documentary film presentation, “Band of Sisters,” 7 p.m. Friday, May 10, Brown and Gold Room, Harre Union, Valparaiso University Campus, 1700 Chapel Dr., the film is about American nuns, whose work in the Church has expanded from convent, school, and hospital to parish work, inner city ministry, and who have become leaders in the work of social justice and peace in their communities, 548-2970.
Unity in the Dunes Spiritual Center: 1607 Burlington Beach Rd. — Five wishes: Creating the life you love, workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Cost $40 for the workshop, call Mary at 938-8094 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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