Religion briefs

2014-06-14T00:05:00Z 2014-06-14T00:24:13Z Religion briefs
June 14, 2014 12:05 am  • 


Soup kitchen, clothing giveaway

GARY | The soup kitchen will provide a hot meal to anyone from 1 to 3 p.m. at Mount Zion AME Church, 1765 Tyler St. There also will be a clothing giveaway. Call (219) 512-2712.

Pork chop dinner

MERRILLVILLE | Monsignor Ryder Knights of Columbus Council 4047 is having a pork chop dinner fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. at Ameling Hall, St. Andrew's Church, 801 W. 73rd Ave. Tickets much be purchased in advance, only. Call (219) 712-0793.


Free hot breakfast

HAMMOND | Hammond Christian Reformed Church will serve a free hot breakfast and fellowship from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Sundays through August at 1910 167th St. Call (219) 844-3331.

30-minute church

MERRILLVILLE | Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church will hold a 30-minute church service beginning at 6:04 p.m. every Sunday at 7950 Marshall St. Call (219) 390-7021.


Children's Prep University

GRIFFITH | True Light Childcare Ministry presents its first Children's Preparatory University, enrichment classes that offer ISTEP and IRead review, Mondays through Thursdays, today through July 3. Open to ages 7-12 at 1257 Cline Ave. Call (219) 712-3428.

Vacation Bible school

MERRILLVILLE | Emmanuel Lutheran Church will hold vacation Bible School from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. today through Friday at 5375 Harrison St. Call (219) 884-4244.

HAMMOND | Vacation Bible School is a fun time of crafts, Bible stories, songs, snacks, and face painting for children 4 to 13, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at Hessville Bible Church, 6518 Grand Ave. Call (219) 844-8900.

HOBART | Barrington Ridge Baptist Church offers Vacation Bible School for ages 3 to eighth grade from 5:30 to 8:45 p.m. at 97 Bracken Parkway. Call (219) 942-8016.


Blood drive

HAMMOND | The First Presbyterian Church of Hammond will host a Heartland Blood Drive from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at 6021 Hohman Ave. Donors must be at least 17 years old, in good health and have a picture ID. Call (219) 931-2174.


Children's Summer Music Camp

ST. JOHN | Children's Summer Music Camp is sponsored by Harvest Ridge Church. It will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through July 23 at the church, 9495 Keilman St. Children will learn singing technique, drama skills and Bible truths while preparing to perform. There will be a free performance for the community at 7 p.m. July 24. Call (219) 558-2488.


Jason Crabb to perform

VALPARAISO | Jason Crabb will present "Love is Stronger" in a Christian music concert at 7 p.m. at Heartland Christian Center, 170 S. Ind. 49. Tickets are $20 general admission, $25 Gold Circle and $18 for group. Admission of 10 or more and can be purchased at Heartland Christian Center. Call (855) 223-1008 or online at or

Glory To God Church

HIGHLAND | Glory To God Church (formerly Gloria Dei Lutheran Church) is having its annual rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3711 Ridge Road. Call (219) 775-6785.

Pork chop dinner

MERRILLVILLE | The Knights of Columbus Msgr Hoffman Council based at St. Joan of Arc in Merrillville is sponsoring a pork chop dinner, which includes two chops, potatoes, salad, green beans, bread and coffee from 4 to 7 p.m. at 200 E. 78th Ave. Carryouts available. A hot dog plate for $3 is available. Call (219) 942-8378.

Midweek worship service

VALPARAISO | Gone on Sunday and still want to worship? Christ Lutheran Church holds midweek worship at 7 p.m. Thursdays during the summer at 2610 N. Campbell St. Call (219) 462-6660.

Paul's Journey in concert

MUNSTER | Paul's Journey will perform in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. at Fairmeadow Community Church, 1601 Fran Lin Parkway. Call (219) 845-0542.

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