Religion briefs

2013-06-15T00:05:00Z Religion briefs
June 15, 2013 12:05 am  • 


4 One in Concert

HIGHLAND | One of Southern Gospel music's most northern groups, 4 One, comes from Traverse City, Mich., to perform on the Kolas stage for the first time from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Kolas Christian Bookstore, 2635 Highway Ave. A traditional male quartet, they are sure to entertain. Call (219) 972-1000.

Portage church hosts speaker

PORTAGE | Victory Christian Center will hold a life-changing weekend with international speaker Carol Kornacki at 6474 Central Ave. Choose between a woman's night with Kornacki today or a family event at either the 9 or 11 a.m. service Sunday. Kornacki came from a background of addiction, abuse, alcoholism, witchcraft, depression and suicide attempts. Call (219) 764-8229.

5-Ring Circus of Faith

GARY | Northlake Church of Christ is having its annual Vacation Bible School, Dailey's 5-Ring Circus of Faith, from 6-7:30 p.m. through Friday next week at 1000 E. 21st Ave. There will be classes for ages 4 through adults. Refreshments will be served each evening. The kickoff will be at 11 a.m. today at the church, with registration, food, and games. Call (219) 882-4739.


Colts chaplain at services

HOBART | This Father's Day at Hobart Assembly, Colts Chaplain Ken Johnson will be ministering in both the 9 and 11 a.m. services at 7545 E. Ridge Road. Call (219) 942-2691.

Choir hosting Mini Serb Fest

SCHERERVILLE | The Bishop Stefan Lastavica Choir will host a Mini Serb Fest with Serbian food, refreshments, activities for children and music by Sumadija. Lamb orders may be placed by calling (219) 322-3355 or (219) 322-7758 by Sunday.


Summer camp at Gary church

GARY | God's Grace Church and Grace Community Development will offer a free Summer Feeding Enrichment Program for children 5 to 18 years old through Aug. 9 at 4580 Broadway. Breakfast will be served from 8 to 9 a.m. and lunch from noon to 1 p.m. at the church. Call (219) 902-2010.

Vacation Bible school

CROWN POINT | Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, at 250 S. Indiana Ave., holds a vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon through Friday with the theme, Go Tell it on the Mountain where Jesus Christ is Lord. It is for ages 3 to grade five. Registration forms are available at the church or at Call (219) 663-1578.

Vacation Bible school

HIGHLAND | Tell It On The Mountain Vacation Bible School will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. through Friday for children 3 up to those who have just completed grade six at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9009 Kennedy Ave. Visit, click on news/announcements for more info and link to printable registration flier. Call (219) 838-4898.

Colossal Coastal World

HOBART | Colossal Coastal World, a vacation Bible school for preschool to grade eight students, will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. daily through Friday at Barrington Ridge Baptist church, 97 Bracken Parkway. Call (219) 942-8016.

Vacation Bible school

ST. JOHN | Tell It on the Mountain during vacation Bible school, with classes throught Friday for children 3 to 10, youths 11 to 14 and adults, will be offered. Come for a kid friendly meal at 5 p.m. at Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 9770 Keilman St. Children will have fun with crafts, storytelling, Bible challenges, games and music.'Tweens and teens will be challenged with roping games and Extreme Bible Study. An Adult Bible Study will follow the same themes. All ages will have a chance to climb to the mountaintop - a 25-foot rock wall (harnesses and personnel on hand for safety). Advance registration is requested (forms available at website). The cost is $5. Call (219) 365-3803.

Vacation Bible school

HAMMOND | Vacation Bible School will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. daily through Friday at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1047 Kenwood St. Call the church to request transportation. Worship, teaching, praying, fun, games and food. Call (219) 931-4337.

Family VBS

LANSING | Attend the Under The Stars Family Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 nightly through Friday at Lansing Presbyterian Church, 2625 Ridge Road. Hosted by Lansing Presbyterian and Greater Grace Refuge churches, there will be activities and snacks for all ages. Register early by phone. Call (708) 474-2710.

Annual Revival

GARY | Trinity United Church of Christ, Gary, presents the Rev Dr. Freddie D. Haynes, III , senior pastor at Friendship West Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas, for a revival at 7 p.m. nightly through Wednesday at 1276 W. 20th Ave. Call (219) 938-2711.


Musikgarten Class

CROWN POINT | Trinity Lutheran Church and School will hold Musikgarten class from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through the month at 250 S. Indiana Ave. The cost is $40. Call (219) 669-4853.


Fortnight For Freedom

ST. JOHN | The second annual Fortnight for Freedom will be from today to July 4, and will consist of national and local efforts to educate Americans on challenges to religious liberty both at home and abroad. Knights of Columbus Marian Council 3840 will sponsor a local effort at 7 p.m. every day though July 4 outdoors at the Marian Wayside Shrine on U.S. 41 north the Shrine of Christ's Passion Gift Shop. Lawn chairs and rosaries are welcome. Call (219) 712-4533.

'The Harbinger' screened

HAMMOND | "The Harbinger" is a movie that depicts events leading up to the End Times. All are welcome to a two-part screening at 7 p.m. today and June 28 at Hessville Bible church, 6518 Grand Ave. Call (219) 844-8900.

Eucharistic Holy Hour

WHITING | St. John the Baptist Church in Whiting will host a Eucharistic Holy Hour, praying for the protection of the Right of Religious Liberty and the protection of all life and marriage, from 7 to 8 p.m. at 1849 Lincoln Ave. Call (219) 659-4138.


Copyright 2014 All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses



Why do you think President Obama's plane landed in Gary?

View Results