Religion briefs

2013-03-02T00:00:00Z Religion briefs
March 02, 2013 12:00 am  • 


Kids 1st Preschool rummage sale

HOBART | 1st United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 654 E. Fourth St. Call (219) 764-4226.

Blood drive and family fling

LANSING | First Christian Church of Lansing will hold a blood drive and family spring fling with a pancake breakfast, egg hunt and games from 9 a.m. to noon at 2921 Ridge Road. The adults can donate blood while the children have fun playing games and join the egg hunt. Call (708) 539-7303.

St. Adalbert rummage sale

WHITING | St Adalbert will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2124 Indianapolis Blvd. Call (219) 659-4466.

Prayer for Healing of AIDS

GARY | Trinity United Church of Christ, Gary, in partnership with The Aliveness Project of NWI and the NAACP, Gary Branch invites the community to join in the Day of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS from 10 a.m. to noon at 1276 W. 20th Ave. Call (219) 944-0500.

Spaghetti supper

DYER | Help support the Sunday School program of Grace Lutheran Church in Dyer by attending the spaghetti supper from 3 to 6 p.m. at 8303 Sheffield Ave. All are welcome. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 - 12. Ages 4 and under admitted free. Call (219) 865-1137.

Spaghetti dinner in Hegewisch

CHICAGO | Knights of Columbus General Pulaski Council 3323 will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Columba Social Center, 133223 S. Greenbay Ave. Call (708) 841-1904.

Phil Stacey concert for PASS

LANSING | Phil Stacey, American Idol's season six top five performer will be performing a benefit concert for PASS from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 3500 Glenwood Road. Call (708) 895-0015.


Bring Your Neighbor Day

CROWN POINT | Learn about the Counter Culture Church with Chris Zillman at Bring Your Neighbor Day from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at NW Indiana Church of Christ, 1123 Merrillville Road. Examine how different Christians' convictions are about issues like morality, popular culture, marriage and family are from the world around us. Call (219) 736-0655.

Mass in Polish

HAMMOND | Stations of the Cross will be conducted following the Mass, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church, 570 Sibley St. Call (219) 932-0204.


Lenten series

WHITING | The Whiting Faith Enrichment Committee will host a free Tuesday Evening Lenten Series with presenter the Rev. Jerry Schweitzer, Gary Diocese scripture scholar, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 1837 LaPorte Ave. Call (219) 659-4138.


Five soups for $5

HAMMOND | St. John Bosco Parish offers all-you-can-eat soups every Wednesday during Lent from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 7111 Columbia Ave. It will be served with bread, butter, crackers, salad, dessert and drink. Call (219) 844-9027.


Fish frys

SCHERERVILLE | Fish ’n' More Fridays are planned from 3 to 7 p.m. at Descent of the Holy Spirit Orthodox Church, 545 E. 77th Ave. Call (219) 864-1529.

MUNSTER | Ridge United Methodist Church will hold a Lenten fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. at 8607 Columbia Ave. The menu includes fried perch, baked potatoes, coleslaw, green beans and homemade desserts. Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children. Call (219) 838-4770.

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Knights of Columbus Council 1700 will hold a Lenten fish fry each Friday through March 22. All meals include the all-you-can-eat soup and salad bar prepared by the Knights. Various dinners will be available, such as ocean or lake perch, fried shrimp, baked tilapia and frog legs, as well as pierogi dinners and combo dinners, including the Famous Fisherman's Delight, which includes a sampling of all fried fish. Children's menu available as well as take-outs. Full cash bar available, including soda, beer, wine and more. The event is at 1104 Knights of Columbus Drive. Call (219) 398-6700.

DYER | Casa Maria banquet hall, on the grounds of St. Maria Goretti Church, will sponsor fish frys all Fridays during Lent except Good Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m. at 500 Northgate Drive. Adult dinners include baked or fried fish, roasted potatoes, cabbage and noodles, green beans and all-you-can-eat salad bar. Adult ticket is $12; children's dinners of chicken nuggets, macaroni and cheese, tater tots and all-you-can-eat salad bar. Call (219) 670-2301.

HOMEWOOD | The St. Joseph Athletic Association's annual Lenten fish fry is from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at 17951 Dixie Highway. Featured is all-you-can-eat Alaskan pollock fish with curly fries, coleslaw, rolls and dessert. Other dinners available include catfish nuggets, shrimp, spaghetti and mac-n-cheese. Senior discounts are available from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The fish fry is held at St. Joseph Parish's Father Sayers Hall. Call (708) 798-0622.


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