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Updated: August 7, 2013 6:01AM



CROWN POINT

Theology On Tap: A four-week speaker series program for young adults, single or married, in their 20’s and 30’s are invited to meet and hear speakers on a variety of religious issues.
■ Crown Point — A group of young adult leaders from St. Mary Catholic Church hosts Theology On Tap on four consecutive Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. on July 17, 24, 31 and August 7 at Crown Brewing, 211 S. East St., Crown Point. Admission is free. Food and beverages will be served. For more information about Theology On Tap, including dates and locations, visit garyontap.com, or call Kevin Driscoll, Diocese of Gary Office for Young Adults, 769-9292.

GARY

Believers in Faith Full Gospel Baptist Church: 4638 W. 11th Ave. ­— Youth and young adult one conference, “Date with Destiny”, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12. For more information call 484-5500 or email the church at biffgbc@yahoo.com.

Greater St. James A.M.E. Church: 2601 Massachusetts St. — The Sounds of Peace of the Calumet Region in concert, 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14.

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.

Marquette Park United Methodist Church: 215 N. Grand — First Saturday, lunch, noon, every month. Enter from the parking lot in back.

St. Joseph the Worker Croatian Church: 330 E. 45th Ave. ­— Annual Croatian Parish Day at noon after mass, Sunday, July 14th. BBQ lamb and pig, Sarma (stuffed cabbage) Raznjici (shish-ka-bob), Muckalica (pork stir fry), and Cevapcici dinners will be sold. Palacinke, strudels, and more will be available for purchase. Phil Stipancic and Orchestra will entertain from noon until 4:30 p.m. Mass is at 11 a.m. Call 980-1846.

Zion Progressive Cathedral International: 1169 Connecticut St. — Clothing ministry free clothing give away, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every fourth Saturday of the month. Donations of men, women and children accepted, including household items. Only wearable items in good condition will be accepted. Call 882-9466 or 512-0550.

HAMMOND

All Saints Catholic Church: 570 Sibley St. — A Mass in the Polish language will be offered at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7. For more information, call 932-0204.

HIGHLAND

Theology On Tap: A four-week speaker series program for young adults, single or married, in their 20’s and 30’s- are invited to meet and hear speakers on a variety of religious issues.
■ A group of young adult leaders from Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church hosts Theology On Tap on four consecutive Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m. on July 14, 21, 28 and August 4, at the Our Lady of Grace School Cafeteria, 3025 Highway Ave., Highland. Admission is free. Food and beverages will be served. Participants are also invited to come early for the church’s 5:30 p.m. Mass. For more information about Theology On Tap, including dates and locations, visit garyontap.com, or call Kevin Driscoll, Diocese of Gary Office for Young Adults, 769-9292.

HOBART

Trinity United Methodist Church: 3561 S. Randolph St. — Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 15 through Thursday, July 18. Registration is free for preschool through those entering 6th grade. Register at https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/trinityumc. Call 962-1353.

KOUTS

St. Paul Lutheran Church: 507 Rose Ave. — Blueberry social, 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, St. Paul Lutheran Parish Hall. Enjoy an evening of food and fellowship. Ala carte meal: BBQ or pulled pork sandwiches, cole slaw, potato salad, baked beans, blueberry desserts, ice cream with blueberry sauce, and blueberry shakes. Bake sale, pies, cakes etc. Fresh blueberries by the pints for purchase. Hall is now handicap accessible.

ST. JOHN

Harvest Ridge Church: 9495 Keilman Street — Free outdoor summer Vacation Bible School event, Rohrman Park, 6750 Rohrman Rd., Schererville. Children up to age seven must be accompanied by an adult. Register at www.harvestridgechurch.com For more information call 558-2488 or email info@harvestridgechurch.com.

VALPARAISO

Calvary Church: 1325 Evans Ave. — Turn It Up! Vacation Bible School, from 5:45 to 8:15 p.m. Monday, July 15 through Wednesday, July 17. Registration is free for those entering kindergarten through fifth grade. Visit calvaryweb.net to register.
■ Family Fun Night carnival, 5:45 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday, July 18. Indoor and outdoor games, bounce houses, face-painting, music, and carnival food, including free hot dog meal for kids. The community is welcome.

Faith Fellowship Church: 84 S. County Road 500W — Vacation Bible School, from 8:45 a.m. until noon, Monday, July 8 to Friday, July 12. The free program, Kingdom Chronicles, is open to all children age 3 to sixth grade, Bible stories, games, songs, treats, and a drama, registration available online at Faithon500.com. For more information call 548-8585.
■ 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, call 548-8585.

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