Religion briefs

2013-02-22T18:30:00Z Religion briefs nwitimes.com
February 22, 2013 6:30 pm  • 

TODAY

Share Your Faith Workshop

CROWN POINT | Share your Faith workshop is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Calvary in Crown Point, 1450 E Joliet St. Call (219) 662-1135.

Winter food fest

HAMMOND | St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church is hosting its Winter Food Fest from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the church, 7021 Hohman Ave. The menu includes traditional Greek dinners of roast leg of lamb, baked chicken, and pastitsio. Side items for purchase include soup and salad. Dessert items for sale include assorted Greek pastries, bundt cakes and loukoumades. Call (219) 608-0577.

Greek chicken fundraiser, bake sale

VALPARAISO | St. Iakovos Church will hold a Greek chicken fundraiser and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 36 W. County Road 700 North. Dinner includes half Greek Chicken, rice pilaf, Greek salad and bread for $10. Various baked goods also will be available for purchase. Call (219) 462-4052.

Spaghetti dinner

CEDAR LAKE | Cedar Lake United Methodist Church will host a spaghetti dinner and salad bar from 3 to 7 p.m. at 7124 W. 137th Place. Menu includes spaghetti with meat sauce, bread, salad bar, dessert and coffee/tea/punch. Dine in or carryouts available. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Call (219) 374-7312.

Chili supper

HOBART | Trinity United Methodist Church chili supper meal includes dessert and beverage from 4 to 7 p.m. at 3511 Randolph St. Hot dogs and chips available for children. Call (219) 962-1353.

Lenten supper

CHICAGO | St. Florian School and Parish will host a Lenten Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. at the school gym, 131st and Houston Avenue. Dinner includes three potato pancakes, apple sauce, sour cream, choice of soup and one drink. Adults eat for $8, children 6 to 12 years old eat for $4 and those 5 and younger eat free. Call (773) 646-2868 or (773) 646-4877.

SUNDAY

Church hosts breakfast

MUNSTER | Munster Church will host a free breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at 214 Ridge Road. Anyone in the community is welcome for a hot breakfast, friendly conversation, and some general and financial resource information. Call (219) 836-1400.

Crosby Lane to perform

HIGHLAND | Crosby Lane will perform at 10:45 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 9516 Kennedy Ave. Call (219) 924-4600.

Card social

HAMMOND | Card and Bunco Social is sponsored by the Altar and Rosary Society of St. Joseph's Church from noon to 3 p.m. at 5304 Hohman Ave. The $8 includes a light lunch, table prizes and door prizes. Meet in Vrabley Hall, lower level of church. Call (219) 933-7018.

I Thirst Tajci in concert

WHITING | St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will host a free concert of religious music from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at 1845 Lincoln Ave. Call (219) 659-4138.

Service of Light Mass

MERRILLVILLE | The Elizabeth Ministry of Northwest Indiana will be sponsoring a Memorial Mass to remember children who have died through miscarriage, stillbirth, infant or any other death from 3 to 5 p.m. at St. Joan of Arc, 200 E. 78th St. Call (219) 838-5755.

MONDAY

Lansing Columbian Ladies meeting

LANSING | The Columbian Ladies of Lansing Council 3540 will meet from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. at K of C Hall, 17800 Lorenz Ave. Afterward, Tom Knetl, a deacon at Our Lady of Knock Church, will present a program on Lent-easy steps. Ladies are invited to bring a friend. Refreshment will be served. Call (708) 474-8680.

TUESDAY

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.

Preview Illiana Christian High School

LANSING | Illiana Christian High School open house is from 7 to 9 p.m. with a meeting and organized tours at 2261 Indiana Ave. Call (708) 474-0515.

WEDNESDAY

Five Soups for $5

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

THURSDAY

Creation vs. Evolution

HAMMOND | First Christian Church of Hessville will show a free keynote video presentation by the late Dr. Ron Carlson on the evidences for the creation account, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at 6733 Alabama Ave. Call (219) 588-2705.

FRIDAY

Fish ’n' More Fridays

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.

Lenten fish fry

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.

K of C fish fry

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.

Lenten fish fry

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.

Lenten fish fry

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.

The World Day of Prayer Service

CROWN POINT | World Day of Prayer Service will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at First Methodist Church, 352 S. Main St. There will be a social hour from 9 to 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall followed by the service at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary. This year's theme is I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me. Call (219) 663-1515.

World Day of Prayer

LOWELL | Men and women of all denominations are welcomed to participate in the annual World Day of Prayer Service beginning at 10 a.m. at 520 E. Commercial Ave. Fellowship time will be followed by a Bible study. At noon there is a complimentary lunch of soup, salad and desserts. At 1 p.m. the prayer worship service will begin with emphasis on France with French culture, language, beliefs and traditions highlighted. Call (219) 671-1157.

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