Religion briefs

2012-11-23T18:10:00Z Religion briefs
November 23, 2012 6:10 pm  • 


Feeding the Flock

MERRILLVILLE | Several churches partner to serve a free community meal and fellowship from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 7898 Taft St. Call (219) 736-0707 or visit


'Mary and Joseph' at church

PORTAGE | Portage Missionary Baptist Church will offer a family friendly production "Mary and Joseph" by Yadah Praise Productions from 6 to 7:15 p.m. at the church, 7045 Lenburg Road. Call (219) 762-8111.

Junior high student group

MUNSTER | EPIC Junior High Student Ministries, for students from sixth to eighth grades, meets from 4 to 6 p.m. every Sunday in the Munster Christian Reformed Church basement, 214 Ridge Road. Students can hang out, play games, eat food and make friends. Call (219) 836-1400.


Coffee break, Bible study set

EAST CHICAGO | Join the coffee break group for coffee and Bible study from 11 a.m. to noon at Living Water Ministries International, 905 East Chicago Ave. Call (773) 266-4219.


AWANA program offered

SCHERERVILLE | Lake Hills Baptist Church offers AWANA, a program in which kids learn the Bible, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the church, 9209 W. 85th Ave. Call (219) 365-4747.


Annual Christmas bazaar

GRIFFITH | Griffith United Methodist Women will present its annual Christmas bazaar from 9 a.m. to noon Friday and Saturday in Littrell Hall. Enter on 44th Street and proceed downstairs at 400 W. 44th Place. Handcrafted gifts made by the Krafty Ladies and gently used trash and treasures will be offered for sale both days. Homemade cookies will be available for $7 a pound on Saturday only. Call (219) 924-7312.

Advent evening of reflection

HAMMOND | Our Lady of Perpetual Help Spirituality and Worship Commission is sponsoring its Advent evening of reflection from 7 to 9 p.m. at OLPH, 7140 Arizona Ave. The Rev. Bill Cieslak will be the speaker. Call (219) 844-3438.

Rabbi installation

MUNSTER | Temple Beth-El invites the public and clergy members of all faiths to join them for the official installation of Rabbi Leonard Zukrow, which will be at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Temple's Erev Shabbat service. Special guest for the evening will be Rabbi Lisa Dushikin Bellows of Congregation Beth Am in Buffalo Grove, Ill. The event will be at Temple Beth-El, 10001 Columbia Ave. Call (219) 934-9600.

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