Updated: September 11, 2013 6:02AM
Boone Grove Christian Church: 360 W. Groveland, 10:30 a.m. service, Sunday, Aug. 18; antique car and tractor show, noon. Free lunch, yard games, entertainment and bake sale. Call 462-2295.
God’s Appointed Place: 1922 N. Main St. — Free seminar, “Declare Your Financial Freedom: Getting Out of Debt”, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. Register by calling 213-2837, Rev. Joyce Davis, pastor.
Carter Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church: 635 W. 49th Ave. — Free haircuts for students returning to school, from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at the church, courtesy of Mighty sharp Barbershop. For more information call 887-7613. Rev. Willie B. Weaver, Jr., pastor.
Christ Baptist Church: 4700 E. 7th Ave. — Celebrating their 32nd year anniversary, 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, speaker, L. Tyrone Crider, Sr., pastor, Mount Calvary Baptist Church of Chicago.
■ Annual picnic Saturday, Aug. 17. Call 938-5504 for more information. Rev. Lawrence E. Robertson, pastor/teacher.
First AME Church: 2045 Massachusetts St. — The Voices of Love, in concert, 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11.
■ Grandparents/kinship support group, 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, “Stop the Violence” workshop, a support group for grandparents, aunts, uncles and any relative that is raising a family member. Children are welcome. Call 885-3102. Glen Park CME Church: 5079 Delaware St. — Yard sale, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10. Clothing for men, women and children. Food will be sold.
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 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, and from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Gospel of Truth Apostolic Ministry Church, 5829 W. 15th Ave. Bring boxes or bags to carry items home. Call 949-5433.
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. Bishop L.E. Marshall, pastor
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 — Back to school giveaway for families, music, raffles, free food and school supplies, 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, north parking lot.
Mizpah Church: 2350 Jefferson St. — Health fair, lunch and school supplies free giveaway, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10.
Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church: 735 E. 20th Ave. — Homecoming service, Sunday, Aug. 11, 11 a.m. guest, Dr. Kenneth Lyons, pastor; 4 p.m. guest, Hermon A. Polk, Jr., pastor.
New Beginnings Fellowship Church: 4500 Harrison — Back to school give away, 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. All students must be present to receive school supplies. Call 985-0766.
New Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church: 2533 Waite St. — Family and Friends month every Sunday, during the month of August.
■ The church and “Center Stage” with Shanell Thomas mentoring young people are sponsoring a back to school supplies give-a-way, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. Donations welcome. Call 427-1705.
■ A picnic, at noon, Saturday, August 31.
■ A prayer, praise, preaching and piety service 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evenings through September. Dr. Rev. Chester L. Jones, pastor, call 218-0924.
New Mount Moriah Baptist Church: 1917 Carolina St. — Pre-61st church anniversary service, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, guest, Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Rev. William Foster, pastor, Chicago, IL. Rev. W. N. Reed, Pastor, call, 886-2555.
New Nazareth Missionary Baptist Church: 1601 E. 21st Ave. — 40th anniversary celebration, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, the speaker is Rev. Arthur Cashwell from Greater Canaan Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. Orvill A. Sanders Jr., pastor/teacher.
Progressive Community Church: 636 Carolina St. — Retirement brunch for Rev. (Dr.) Bennie Hartfield, Jr., pastor emeritus, 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, Genesis Convention Center, One Genesis Plaza. Tickets are $35. Call 880-0850.
River of Life Church: 609 Madison St. — Good Fight of Faith Ministries Evangelist Wendy McLaurin presents, Holy Men of God Speak, 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16.
St. John Lutheran Church: 2235 W. 10th Ave. — Gary Historical and Cultural Society, 40th annual Writer’s Workshop, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Cost, $20 adults, and $5 youth, includes lunch. Coffee, juice, rolls, 9:30 to 10 a.m. Call 902-0524 to register or email email@example.com. On-site registration accepted.
St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church: 2300 Grant St. — Outreach Ministry weekend, Saturday, Aug. 10 and Sunday, Aug. 11. Rev. Howard L. Carter, pastor.
■ 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday car wash in the church parking lot, $8 cars and $12 vans; Rummage sale, distribution of free school supplies, baked goods and food items sale
In the event of rain the car wash will be postponed.
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