Mission U seminar
LANSING | Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church welcomes all to attend Mission U, a seminar held by "The Lutheran Hour" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 2505 Indiana Ave. The focus is dealing with tough questions Christians face. The cost is $5. Call (708) 474-7997.
Sojourner Truth House benefit
GARY | The Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, in partnership with the Sojourner Truth House, will present the original stage play entitled "Goode For Something." All donations will benefit the work of the Sojourner Truth House, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 410 W. 13th Ave. The cost is $4. Call (219) 885-2282.
GRIFFITH | Hope's Closet provides free clothing, shoes and household essentials to those in need. Sponsored by Griffith Free Methodist Church, the closet is open on the second Saturday of every month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the church, 826 N. Lillian Ave. Call (219) 924-7296.
Coffee Break Bible Study
HIGHLAND | Coffee Break Bible Study and Story Hour is planned from 9:45 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at New Life Christian Reformed Church, 3010 Ridge Road. A nursery is provided for children younger than 3. Call (219) 924-7973.
Dyer Wind Ensemble
DYER | The Dyer Wind Ensemble is accepting new members. All instrumentation and abilities are welcome. The ensemble meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Dyer United Methodist Church, 2016 Church St. The group performs several concerts a year. Call (219) 661-9510.
Women in the Word
CHESTERTON | Liberty Bible Church invites all women to attend a Tuesday morning Bible Study, Women in the Word, from 9 to 10:35 a.m. at the church, 824 N. Calumet. The group will be studying Pam Gillaspie's overview of the Old Testament, "Cookies on the Lower Shelf." Call (219) 759-1919.
SCHERERVILLE | Awana, where kids learn the Bible, is offered from 6:15 to 8 p.m. at Lake Hills Baptist Church, 9209 W. 85th Ave. Each Awana night includes a game time to create a spirit of fun team competition. Call (219) 365-4747.
GEMS Girls Club meets
MUNSTER | Munster Church welcomes all first- to eighth-grade girls to its free GEMS Girls Club (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 214 Ridge Road. There will be crafts, badge work, outings and praise through music. Call (219) 836-1400.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Baptist Church offers Awana, where kids learn the Bible, from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. at 612 Emmettsburg Road. Each Awana night includes a game time to create a spirit of fun team competition. Call (630) 816-1509.
Friday fish fry
MERRILLVILLE | Descent of the Holy Ghost Orthodox Church hosts Friday night fish fries with homemade side dishes from 4 to 7 p.m. Call ahead to confirm, since it is canceled for holidays and special occasions in the banquet hall at 750 W. 61st Ave. Call (219) 980-0374
Two-story haunted house
HAMMOND | St. John Bosco Youth Group will offer a two-story haunted house for children and adults; not recommended for 6 and under, from 6 to 10 p.m. at 7111 Columbia Ave. The cost is $8 for adults or $7 for high school students and $6 for junior high and elementary students. Call (219) 844-9027.