Updated: August 14, 2013 6:06AM
Theology On Tap: A four-week speaker series program for young adults, single or married, in their 20s and 30s 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 will host Theology On Tap on four consecutive Wednesday evenings 7 p.m. 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.
Christ Baptist Church: 4700 E. 7th Ave. — The Women for Christ Ministry are sponsoring a trip to Great America Saturday, July 27. The cost is $40 and includes the entry fee, continental breakfast and snacks on the bus. Advance ticket purchases only accepted until Sunday, July 21. To purchase tickets or for more information call Alexandria Bradley at 629-4795. Rev. Lawrence E. Robertson, pastor/teacher.
Deliverance Temple Church of God in Christ Christian Outreach Center: 3476 Virginia St. — Holy Convocation: The Indiana Third Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction kicks off its annual Holy Convocation with a pre-musical 7 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at Deliverance Temple COGIC Christian Outreach Center, 3476 Virginia St. Services for the Holy Convocation convene at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at Deliverance Temple. Evening speakers include Bishop E. Bobby Warren, Bishop Darrell L. Hines, and Dr. Judith McCallister. For more information, call the Jurisdictional Headquarters at 887-0544.
First Baptist Church: 626 W. 21st Ave. — Youth Day weekend, 5 p.m. Saturday, July 13, with Saturday Night Alive, and 9:15 a.m. Sunday, July 14, Sunday School with fruit smoothies and continental breakfast; 10:45 a.m. worship service with guest speaker the Rev. Michael B. Henderson, pastor of the Bethlehem Grove Baptist Church of Clinton, South Carolina. Timothy F. Brown, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, 883-3216.
Galilee Missionary Baptist Church: 1548 Madison St. — The usher ministry celebrates their annual usher day with fifty years of service, 4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, guest, pastor Edward Turner and the New Mount Sinai Baptist Church.
Gospel of Truth Apostolic Ministry Church: 5829 W. 15th Ave. — The Food Pantry and Clothing Boutique Ministry of the Gospel Truth Apostolic Ministry distributes food from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 17 and from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at the Gospel of Truth Apostolic Ministry Church, 5829 W. 15th Ave. Bring boxes or bags to carry items home. Call 949-5433.
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.
Holy Bethel Missionary Baptist Church: 810 W. 8th Ave. — The Taste of Holy Bethel, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13. Dinners are $8. On the menu is rib tips, chicken wings, hot dogs, polish, greens and corn bread, spaghetti, baked beans, potato salad, and desserts. Call the church at 882-1940 for advance orders.
Israel C.M.E. Church: 2301 Washington St. — Rev. Stephanie A. Welsh, pastor’s appreciation 11 a.m. Sunday, July 28, during morning worship for her hard work, dedication and devotion to the members.
Jesus Saves Missionary Baptist Church: 464 Roosevelt St. — The church is sponsoring a trip to the How Sweet the Sound Choir competition, Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago. Cost is $26 and includes main floor seats. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Departure time will be determined after dinner arrangements are finalized. The bus will leave from the Village Shopping Center, 3400 Grant St. Deadline for payment is Thursday, July 18. Call 670-7637 for reservations.
The Koinonia Missionary Baptist Church: 1165 Jackson St. — Mass Choir “Reunion Musical” 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20, all former choir members are welcome. The Deacons and Trustees of Koinonia are celebrating their annual day, at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 21, guest, Rev. Roosevelt Dixon and the Cross Roads Baptist Church. Call 882-8118.
Liberty Baptist Church: 2301 Roosevelt St. — The celebration of the Rev. Antwon Brown, pastor first anniversary is Sunday, July 14. Rev. Eric Boone will preach at the 10:05 a.m. service and Rev. Cato Brooks, Jr. will preach at the 4 p.m. service.
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.
Metropolitan Baptist Church: 1920 Broadway — Third annual “Taste of Metro”, 3 p.m. Saturday, July 13. Cost is $10. Call 882-3461 for more information. Rev. Kenneth R. Kelley, Sr. pastor.
■ Annual Vacation Bible School, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, Wednesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 1. Arts and crafts, fun and snacks are part of the itinerary, call 882-3461.
Mount Zion Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ: 4937 Massachusetts St. — 34th annual church convention, Sunday, July 21 through Sunday, July 28. Sunday services noon and 5 p.m.; weeknights 7:30 p.m. (no evening service Sunday, July 28), guest speakers every day, call 980-0855.
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