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Religion briefs for March 15, 2014

Updated: April 16, 2014 6:02AM



CHESTERTON

Liberty Bible Church: 824 N. Calumet Ave. — Fitness classes for women continue through May 9 from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cost for each class is $2.50 for those who sign up for at least five sessions, or $5 for a drop-in class. Childcare is available for morning classes by reservation only for $1.50 per child per day. Call Jennifer at 841-9161. Call Kathy Clemons at 462-4323 or visit www.lbchurch.org for more information.

CROWN POINT

Northwest Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 10570 Randolph St. — A Healthy Eating Seminar will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 19. There will be food samples, cooking demonstrations and discussions about how to eat healthier. Contact Patricia Appleton at (773) 881-4957 for more information.

EAST CHICAGO

St. Patrick Church: 3810 Grand Blvd. — A fish fry will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. each Friday through April 11. A kids menu also is available. Call 398-1036.

GARY

The Abundant Grace Church of God in Christ: 4353 Massachusetts St. — Women’s Empowerment Conference and luncheon 1 p.m. Saturday. The speaker is Dr. Yvonne Frank, of Memorial Church of God in Christ. Cost is $10. Call 613-1799 for tickets.

Glen Park C.M.E. Church: 5079 Delaware St. — Clothes giveaway from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (773) 495-9871.

Marshall Temple Church: 430 Durbin St. ­­­— Free food baskets giveaway every first and third Sundays each month. Call 617-2482 to reserve your food baskets. The free clothes closet is open on all service days. Free breakfast every Sunday from 9 to 10 a.m. for Sunday school attendees.

Metropolitan Baptist Church: 1920 Broadway ­— Celebrates the second pastoral anniversary of pastor Kenneth R. Kelley Sr., and Lady Rosalyn R. Kelley at 9:30 a.m. worship service each Sunday during March.

■ Pastoral anniversary banquet, 4 p.m. March 23 at the Chateau Banquet Hall 530 W. 61st Ave., Merrillville. Cost is $25. For more information call 882-3461.

Northlake Church of Christ: 1000 E. 21st Ave. — Church radio weekly broadcasts at 8 a.m. on Sundays at on WLTH Radio (1370-AM). The gospel will be preached along with a capella music. The broadcast can also be heard livestream on www.wlth1370am.com. The minister is Reginald Burrell. Call 882-1223.

Peter’s Rock Missionary Baptist Church: 1725 E. 21st Ave. — Seeking pastoral resumes. Resumes can be mailed to the church, at 1725 E. 21st Ave., Gary, IN 46407, attention Pulpit Search Committee. Resumes are accepted until March 31.

Salvation Free Christian Fellowship: 745 E. 43rd Ave. — 7 p.m. March 28. The Encounter: The ultimate worship experience, unleash the worshipper in you.

St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church: 1300 Jackson St. — Pre-Women’s day activities from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Free “Mind, Body & Soul” women’s health seminar Saturday. Barbara Wesson Center, 300 W. 21st Ave., Dr. Rose Green Thomas, facilitator. ■“Praise is what we do” concert, 7 p.m. March 21. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students age 12 and olde r.■Women’s day morning service 11 a.m. March 23. The Rev. Donald James, pastor.

Trinity United Church: 1276 West 20th Ave. — Somebody’s Closet Clothing Ministry prom dress giveaway is from 8 a.m. to noon March 29. Donations of dresses and accessories, such as shoes, jewelry and dress bags are being sought. For more information, call Maxine at 201-0840.

HAMMOND

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church: 1047 Kenwood St. — Senior and Junior Usher Ministry and Healthcare Ministry, presents their annual day program, 3:30 p.m. March 16. Guest speaker, The Rev. Dr. Joseph Jones, pastor, Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Chicago.

VALPARAISO

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church: 505 Bullseye Lake Road — Lenten quiet day Saturday. The facilitator is Andrew Marr from St. Gregory’s Monastery in Three Rivers, Mich. A light lunch will be served. The quiet day is free. Donations accepted for the monastery. Register by calling 462-4946.

WINFIELD

Church of Four Seasons: 9100 E. 109th Ave. — Harbor Lights, concert begins at 7 p.m., the doors open at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $15. Refreshments sold during intermission.

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