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Updated: June 13, 2013 6:01PM



CEDAR LAKE

Cedar Lake United Methodist Church: 7124 W. 137th Pl. — Chicken dinner, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Great Oaks Banquet Hall, 13109 Wicker Ave. The menu includes all-you-can-eat chicken, french fries, cole slaw, dessert and coffee or punch. Cost is $12 adults and $10 children up to age 10. Tickets are available from church members or at the door the day of the dinner. Carry out dinners will be available. Call 374-7312, for more information.

CROWN POINT

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. to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 16 through Monday, May 20. Call 663-2201 for large item pick up information.

GARY

Abundant Life Missionary Baptist Church: 425 W. 12th Ave. — Women’s day program 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, speaker, pastor Claudia Dunlap, Allen Chapel C.M.E. Church.

Allen Chapel C.M.E. 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.

Consuming Fire Ministries: 5160 Georgia St. — Women’s day service, 10 a.m. Sunday, June 2, morning service, speaker, pastor Mary Buckingham of Consuming Fire Ministries; 4 p.m. afternoon service, speaker pastor Cynthia Young of True Life Ministries, Milwaukee, Wis. Call 884-5845 for more information

Deliverance Temple Church of God in Christ Outreach Center: 3476 Virginia St. — Third Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Indiana Department of Evangelism Church of God in Christ, three nightly events; 7 p.m. nightly, Wednesday, May 15 through Friday, May 17. Speakers: May 15, Tommy Dolton; May 16, Kevin Warren, pastor, New Beginnings Church; May 17, Bishop E. Bobby Warren, prelate, 3rd Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Indiana. Call 644-8084.

First AME Church: 2005 Massachusetts St. — Third annual grandparents/grandchildren conference, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8, registration starts at 9 a.m., Baber Youth Center, 2005 Massachusetts St. Open to any relative that is raising a family member. Workshops for children, prizes, free uniforms, children must be present (ages 5 to 17 years old), lunch provided. Sponsored by Community & Faith Outreach Initiative. To register or for more information, call 576-2340.

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.

First Emmanuel Baptist Church: 1845 W. 37th Ave. — Seeking a skilled musician. Rev. Kurt Walton, pastor. Call 614-0256 or 949-0246, for more information

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church: 1548 Madison St. — Annual Women’s day service, 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19. Speaker, Alfreda Phillips, the first lady of Abundant Grace Church of God in Christ. Ladies should wear their church hat, color of the day is white with black and adorned with a little sparkle and shine. Photos will be taken. Call 886-2647.

Liberty Baptist Church: 2301 Roosevelt St. — Celebration of the church’s 73rd anniversary and 40th annual fellowship tea, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19. Speaker Rev. Gregg Frazier, Sweet Spirit of Faith Baptist Church. Rev. Antwon Brown, pastor.

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.

Mount Zion Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ: 4937 Massachusetts St. — 33rd annual women’s day service, noon, Sunday, May 26, speaker, Clara Davis; 4 p.m. Leonda Garmon, founder and pastor, Redeemed Full Gospel Sanctuary. Call 980-1647.

New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church: 1545 Waite St. — Mission ministry clothes give-away, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in the north parking lot. In case of inclement weather it will be in the B.J. Holmes Fellowship Hall.
■ Anointed Voices Choir, annual concert, 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2.
Call 949-4279 for more information.

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.
■ 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, speaker 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
■ 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, call 944-7670.

St. Andrew A.M.E. Zion Church: 749 Chase St. — Rev. Todd N. Jarrett, pastor, celebrates their Women’s Day weekend.
■ 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, luncheon
■ 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19, morning worship, speaker, Rev. Dr. Marilyn Turner of St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church, East Chicago.

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 reservations call Sarah Hensel at 938-3027.

HOBART

Trinity Lutheran Church: 891 S. Linda St. — Tribute to men and women who serve in 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.

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