Church hosts rummage sale
MUNSTER | Ridge United Methodist Church will hold its annual Forgotten Treasure Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 8607 Columbia Ave. Furniture, electronics, appliances, books, seasonal items, kitchen ware, children's clothing, toys, baby items and more. A bake sale and food court also will be available. All proceeds benefit the missions of Ridge Church. Call (219) 838-4770.
VALPARAISO | Widow's Mite Experience-Indiana Chapter presents Running the Race of Life, featuring speaker Darlene Browning. The event, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Grace Chapel, 157 Lafayette St., will include a continental breakfast and an opportunity to give a donation toward the installation of a fresh water well. The Alpha Sorority of the Indiana Chapter is hosting this event to introduce WME-IN Chapter to the Valparaiso Community and give opportunity to participate in making a difference in the lives of women and their children with a fresh water well. The Indiana Chapter of Widow's Mite Experience is a nonprofit women's organization dedicated to providing clean drinking water, sharing the Living Water and the Word of God with the nations. Call (219) 462-5270.
Covering the Uninsured forum
GARY | Progressive Community Church is hosting a community awareness and health education forum for residents to learn more about the state of Indiana's stance on health care reform from 10 a.m. to noon at the church, 656 Carolina St. Pastor Curtis Whittaker has invited Lisa Adederin, Lake County project coordinator for Covering Kids and Families, to provide residents an overview of health care reform and the fate of Medicaid in Indiana and how residents in Northwest Indiana will be impacted. Call (773) 851-4505.
101st church anniversary
EAST CHICAGO | First Baptist Church of East Chicago will celebrate its 101st anniversary with services at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The theme is Reflecting on the Past, Building on the Future, at 4911 McCook Ave. Call (219) 308-0758.
Pancake breakfast, bake sale
HAMMOND | FCSLA and All Saints Church will sponsor a pancake breakfast/bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 570 Sibley St. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children. Call (219) 932-0204.
CHICAGO | Lebanon Church Women will hold its annual salad luncheon from 2 to 5 p.m. at 13100 Manistee Ave. Entertainment will be provided by the Lebanon Lutheran Church Adult and Bell Choirs. Tickets, $8 for adults and $4 for children, may be purchased at the door, or call Phyllis at (773) 646-2367 or Jane at (773) 731-4172.
HEBRON | Hebron United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at 202 W. Church St. Saturday is 50 cents a bag day. Call (219) 996-7161.
May Friendship Day
HAMMOND | Church Women United of Greater Hammond will hold its May Friendship Day worship service at 10:30 a.m. at First United Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6705 Hohman Ave. A continental breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m. There will be a Fellowship of the Least Coin offering. Call (219) 923-3657.