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Updated: June 19, 2013 6:02AM



CROWN POINT

Northwest Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 10570 Randolph St. — Healthy eating seminar, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, food samples, cooking demonstrations and discussions about how to eat healthier, call Patricia Appleton at (773) 881-4957 for more information.

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. through Monday, May 20. Call 663-2201 for large item pick up information.

EAST CHICAGO

Tabernacle Missionary baptist Church: 3715 Butternut St. — 92nd church anniversary Sunday, May 19, Rev. Dr. James H. Hunter, Sr., pastor.
■ 8:45 a.m. Continental-style prayer breakfast
■ 9:30 a.m. Worship in Sunday school
■ 11 a.m. Worship in the morning: Rev. Dr. James H. Hunter
■ 1 p.m. Worship in fellowship: Family-style dinner served in the church hall
■ 3 p.m. Worship in the word: Rev. William Collins, pastor, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Hammond

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.

Christ Baptist Church: 4700 E. 7th Ave. — Women’s Day weekend Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19.
■ 8:30 a.m. Saturday: prayer breakfast, Croatian Banquet Hall, 8550 Taft St., Merrillville, speaker, Rev. Evelyn Rhenwrick of Trinity Baptist Church.
■ 10 a.m. Sunday: morning worship service, speaker, Rev. Mary E. Watkins, Christ Baptist Church.
■ 4 p.m. Sunday: Women’s Day tea and fashion show. Call 938-5504 for more information. Elaine Ford chairperson, Rev. Lawrence E. Robertson pastor/teacher.

Clark Road Missionary Baptist Church: 2841 Clark Rd. — Fountain of Life Artist Revue, 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18. Featured artist are, Young Saints, Evans, Saints with a Vision, Davie Moore, Walter Clark and Redemption.

Deliverance Temple COGIC Christian Outreach Center: 3476 Virginia St. — Joshua Generation United in Christ, 7 p.m. Friday, May 31 featuring Psalmist Waymon Cruse and the Deliverance Temple Anointed Worshipers. Guests include Elder Lawrence Williams, speaker; Arison Walton and P.O.R. Praise & Worship. Bishop E. Bobby Warren, founder and pastor. 887-0544.

First Church of God: 134 E. 43rd Ave. — Women’s day prayer breakfast, 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, cost $10. Women’s day service 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 26. Rev. D. Robert McClure, Jr., pastor, call 887-1177.

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church: 1548 Madison St. — Annual women’s day service, 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19, speaker Alfreda Phillips, first lady of Abundant Grace Church of God in Christ. Pastor Charles M. Morgan, 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; free breakfast 9 to 10 a.m. every Sunday; free clothes and household items available every Sunday, 977-0690.

Mercy Seat Missionary Baptist Church: 2629 W. 23rd Pl. — Women’s day service, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 26, speaker first lady Jessie M. Gray, Rev. Dr. Richard L. Gray Sr., pastor.

Mount Zion Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ: 4937 Massachusetts St. — 33rd annual women’s day service, Sunday, May 26, speakers: noon, Clara Davis, Mount Zion Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ; 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, north parking lot, in case of inclement weather it will be held in the B.J. Holmes Fellowship Hall, refreshments will be served, Rev. Royce F. Thompson, Sr., pastor.

New Macedonia Baptist Church: 2533 Waite St. — Celebrates the pastor’s 11th anniversary during May.
■ 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

New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church: 1727 W. 15th Ave. — Annual Women’s Day 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 19, speaker, 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.

HAMMOND

Mount Zion Baptist Church: 1047 Kenwood St.— “It’s Revival Time,” Tuesday, May 21 through Thursday, May 23, 6 p.m. nightly prayer, 7 p.m. gospel preaching and gospel singing. Guest speakers: May 21, Rev. Edward Turner, pastor New Mount Sinai Baptist Church; May 22, Rev. Corey Jackson, pastor New Shiloh Baptist Church; May 23, Rev. Dwayne Hudson, pastor New Salem Baptist Church.

HOBART

Trinity Lutheran Church: 891 S. Linda St. — 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.

MERRILLVILLE

SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral: 8000 Madison St. — Church’s 100th anniversary celebration, Saturday, May 18; 769-2481, ssconstantineandhelen.org or email office@ssconstantineandhelen.org.

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.

PORTER

Beyond the Box Community Outreach: 801 S. Babcock Rd. — Women’s Conference “Hiding Behind the Mask,” 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, jim@step-by-step.org.

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