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Updated: November 27, 2013 6:02AM



CROWN POINT

First United Methodist Church: 352 S. Main St. — Trick or Trunk, 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Photos, food, trick or treating, ghost stories. Call 663-1515.

EAST CHICAGO

St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church: 4200 Alder St. — Celebrates Women’s Day fundraisers from Saturday, Nov. 2 through Sunday, Nov. 10.
■ 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, Women’s Day banquet, live entertainment featuring Lady Sax. Cost is $25.
GARY

Carter Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church: 635 W. 49th Ave. — Celebration of the church’s 68th anniversary, 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Rev. Dr. Charley Hames, Jr., pastor of Beebe Memorial Cathedral, Oakland California, guest speaker. Call 887-7613., Rev. Willie B. Weaver, Jr., pastor.

Galilee Baptist Church: 1548 Madison St. — Choir concert, 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Donovan Wilson, Music Director. Rev. Charles M. Morgan, pastor.

Gethsemane Baptist Church: 1095 Jackson St. — 22nd annual musical, 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. The program includes: The Heaven Bound Singers, The New Dove Singers, The New Mount Olive Baptist Church Male Chorus, Soloist Celestine Nowakowski and others.

Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church: 1741-47 Fillmore St. — Fall bazaar 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, sponsored by the Beautification Ministry of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church. Call 885-4014.

Mercy Seat Missionary Baptist Church: 2629 W. 23rd Pl. — Celebration of the pastor’s 39th year anniversary. Banquet honoring Dr. Richard L. Gray, pastor and Mrs. R.L. Gray, 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Service 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Call 980-9272 or 949-4704.

Mount Moriah Baptist Church: 735 E. 20th Ave. — Usher’s annual day, 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, guest Rev. Isaac Culver Jr., Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church. Call 882-9339.

New Friendship Baptist Church: 1545 Waite St. — Annual Men’s Day, 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27. Speaker, Deacon George Dixon; 4:30 musical, guest Men’s Day Choir, Gethsemane Male Chorus. Rev. Royce F. Thompson, Sr., pastor.

New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church: 1727 W. 15th Ave. — The Women’s Ministry annual day is Sunday, Oct. 27. Speaker is Rev. Gregory Dillard, Ford Heights, IL. Rev. Corey D. Jackson, pastor, 944-7670.

Our Saviour Lutheran Church: 49th Avenue and Pierce Street — Gary Area Lutheran Association Evangelism Seminar, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Seminar is free; lunch is $8 per person. Call 793-3370 or email thewriter@comcast.net.

Salvation Free Christian Fellowship: 745 E. 43rd Ave. — Hallelujah Night, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1. Food will be provided.

St. Timothy Community Church: 1600 W. 25th Ave. — Family and friends day 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27.

Trinity United Church of Christ: 1276 W. 20th Ave. — Thanksgiving basket giveaway, sign-up 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, and 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. Valid driver’s license or state identification and utility bill or lease required. Information must match ID. Call 944-0500 or (773) 216-0049. Give-away is 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25.

Van Buren Baptist Church: 2585 Van Buren St. — Eighth anniversary celebration honoring Dwight E. Mobley, Sr., pastor and Janice Mobley. Musical concert, 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Admission is free, offerings appreciated. Morning worship service, 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, guest, Rev. Charles Morgan, pastor of Galilee Missionary Baptist Church. Call 886-2541.

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 accepted. Call 882-9466 or 512-0550.

HOBART

Trinity Lutheran Church: 900 Luther Dr. — Trinity Lutheran Church Reformation worship service, from 9 to 10 a.m. Breakfast served from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, October 27, at Trinity Lutheran School Gutzler Gymnasium, 891 S. Linda St., Hobart. For more information call 942-2589.

MERRILLVILLE

Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Church: 8000 Madison St. ­— Fall Greek Food Festival, noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday, Nov. 2. Dine-in or carry-out. Call 769-2481.

MUNSTER

Westminster Presbyterian Church: 8955 Columbia Ave. — A four-week series presented by Ralph W. Klein, professor emeritus of Old Testament studies at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, on The History of Biblical Interpretation: From the New Testament to Today, begins at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27.

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