Religion briefs

2013-06-29T00:00:00Z Religion briefs
June 29, 2013 12:00 am  • 


Rummage Sale

HAMMOND | St. John Bosco rummage sale is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the cafeteria at 171st Street, off of Columbia Avenue. Money raised will pay for a trip to the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis. Call (219) 844-9027.

Church yard sale

GARY | Join Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church for its annual Trash to Treasure Yard Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday in June, at 2600 W. 5th Ave. Items for sale include housewares, electronics, clothing and more. Proceeds go to assist church-sponsored children and youth programs in the community. Call (334) 324-7901.

Greek Chicken and Shish Kabob Fundraiser

VALPARAISO | St. Iakovos Church is having a Greek Chicken and Shish Kabob Fundraiser and Bake Sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 36 W. County Road 700 North. The meal costs $10 and consists of one of the meats, rice pilaf, Greek salad and bread. Bake sale items are individually priced.  Call (219) 462-4052.

St. Andrew the Apostle SummerFest

CALUMET CITY | St. Andrew the Apostle Parish will celebrate its 40th annual SummerFest on June 29 and 30 on the church grounds at 768 Lincoln Ave. The fest is open to the public; however, the planning committee also is seeking to gather former St. Andrew School alumni from 1983, 1988, and 1993. These classes will be celebrating their 30th, 25th and 20th reunions. Former teachers have been invited, and all alumni are encouraged to attend to renew old friendships. A wide variety of food and drink will be available for purchase throughout the evening. Entertainment includes live music from the ’80s and ’90s starting at 7 p.m. June 29. The third annual Bean Bag Tournament has already started to form with a $20 per team entry fee. Call (708) 862-4165.


Hungarian Picnic

MERRILLVILLE | The Hungarian American Citizens Club will hold its Hungarian Picnic beginning at 11 a.m. Enjoy Hungarian foods and pastries at St. Elijah's Serbian Church, 8700 Taft St. Call (708) 250-7132.


Summer Camp

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. 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.

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