Religion briefs

2013-03-09T00:00:00Z Religion briefsTimes Staff
March 09, 2013 12:00 am  • 


Lebanon Lutheran craft/bake sale

CHICAGO | Lebanon Lutheran Church Women host a bake, craft and book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 13100 Manistee Ave. Lunch available. Call (773) 646-1747.

Common Bond in concert

HIGHLAND | Common Bond will return to the Kolas stage from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 2635 Highway Ave. Call (219) 972-1000.


Dealing with Diversity

HAMMOND | Unity of Northwest Indiana is presenting a workshop Dealing with Diversity, with Eugene Dumas and Jim Wessendorf from The Center for Multicultural Communities, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Unity Church of Christ, 740 River Drive. Love offerings are appreciated. Register beforehand. Call (219) 931-5284.

100-plus-voice children's choir

EAST CHICAGO | Zion Missionary Baptist Church will host a 100-plus-voice children's choir from 6 to 10 p.m. at 3939 Drummond St. Call (219) 397-1679.


Lenten series

WHITING | The Whiting Faith Enrichment Committee will host a free Tuesday Evening Lenten Series with the Rev. Jerry Schweitzer, Gary Diocese scripture scholar, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 1837 LaPorte Ave. Call (219) 659-4138.

Worldview forum

LANSING | The Christian Worldview: The Fundamentals is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave. call (708) 474-2447.


Five soups for $5

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

Fundraising dinner

MERRILLVILLE | The Good Shepherd Council of the Knights of Columbus will host a fundraising dinner to benefit the intellectually disabled, Share Foundation and ARC Bridges, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Vamos Hall, 8303 Taft St. Call (219) 746-5918.

Food, fellowship and worship

GRIFFITH | Griffith Lutheran Church will hold a Fellowship and Soup Supper hour before its mid-week Lenten services from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 1000 N. Broad St. The fellowship hour and soup suppers begin at 6. Call (219) 838-1626.


Bible League volunteers lunch

SCHERERVILLE | The Bible League Volunteers will hold its annual Spring Women's Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Teibel's Restaurant. A musical program will be presented by multi-instrumentalist and composer S. Joel Norman. An offering will be taken to raise funds for Bibles for India. Call (219) 924-0930.


Fish frys

HOBART | Assumption Parish will hold its fish, shrimp and pierogi dinners from 4 to 7 p.m. at 3530 Illinois St. Dozen pierogi, $8; fish, $9; shrimp, $10; fish shrimp and pierogi combo, $10. Children 11 and younger can eat for $5. Carryouts available. Call (219) 962-3885.

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Knights of Columbus will hold its annual all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Church, 405 E. Joliet St. Dinner includes french fries or boiled potatoes, vegetable, cole slaw, bread, homemade desserts, coffee or lemonade. Email

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.

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, cole slaw, green beans and homemade desserts. Cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children. Call (219) 838-4770.

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.

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.

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.

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