Religion briefs

2013-07-27T00:00:00Z Religion briefs nwitimes.com
July 27, 2013 12:00 am  • 

TODAY

Clothes giveaway

GARY | Somebody's Closet Clothes Ministry of Trinity United Church of Christ will hold a summer clothes giveaway with clothing for men, women, teens, children and infants from 8 a.m. to noon at the church, 1276 W. 20th Ave. Call (219) 201-0420.

Health fair

GRIFFITH | A Community Health Fair is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at True Light Ministries, 1257 N. Cline Ave. The event will include free glucose and blood pressure screenings, an American Red Cross blood drive, free foot screenings, low-cost lab tests, vendor booths, face painting, games and prizes. Call (219) 678-4029.

SUNDAY

St. Ann pancake breakfast

BEVERLY SHORES | St. Ann of the Dunes' annual pancake breakfast, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at 433 E. Golfwood Road, includes all-you-can-eat pancakes plus sausage, juice and coffee. Children under 4 eat free. Rain or shine under three large tents. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for ages 4 to 10. Call (219) 879-7565.

Church picnic

MERRILLVILLE | St. Michael Church will host its annual picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 557 W. 57th Ave. Dinners available will be stuffed cabbage, chicken and sloppy joes, along with a bake sale. There will be entertainment, games and prizes. call (219) 942-4799.

MONDAY

Vacation Bible school

MERRILLVILLE | Anglican Church of St. Andrew the Evangelist will hold Colossal Coaster World Vacation Bible School from 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 29 to Aug. 3 at 8555 Grand Blvd. This is for kids ages 3 to sixth grade. Call (219) 947-0700.

Summer camp

GARY | God's Grace Church and Grace Community Development will offer a free summer feeding enrichment program for children ages 5 to 18 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

HIGHLAND | Immanuel UCC will hold Everywhere Fun Fair vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at 2201 Azalea Drive. Cost is $10 per child, $20 maximum per family. Call (219) 924-2100.

Vacation Bible school

EAST CHICAGO | New Starlight Baptist Church will hold vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday at 3839 Guthrie St. There will be crafts and refreshments. Call (219) 397-3980.

WEDNESDAY

Parking lot parties

HAMMOND | Hammond Christian Reformed Church will sponsor a parking lot party from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with a game night, face painting and cupcake decorating. The church is at 1910 167th St. Call (219) 924-8461.

THURSDAY

Rummage sale

HAMMOND | City Baptist Schools will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at City Baptist Schools, 4925 Sohl Ave. Call (219) 228-2750.

Rummage sale

MERRILLVILLE | Our Lady of Consolation Church will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at 8303 Taft St. Call (219) 796-9013.

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