Religion briefs

Religion briefs

2012-11-17T00:00:00Z Religion briefs nwitimes.com

TODAY

Turkey dinner

WHITING | Whiting United Methodist Church will host a free turkey dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. at 1920 Clark St. Call (219) 659-3773.

Feeding the Flock

MERRILLVILLE | Every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. several churches partner to serve a free community meal and fellowship at First Presbyterian Church, 7898 Taft St. Call (219) 736-0707 or visit www.fpcmerrillville.com.

Las Vegas Night benefit

DYER | St. Joseph and Knights of Columbus No. 8082 will host a Las Vegas Night featuring roulette, blackjack, Caribbean stud, 3-card poker, pokereno, money wheel and live poker from 6 p.m. to midnight at 44 Joliet St. Admission is $10 and includes all foods, desserts and drinks. Call (219) 718-3787.

Country and Gospel Music Show

LOWELL | First United Methodist church will hold its monthly country and gospel music show from 6 to 9 p.m. at 520 E. Commercial Ave. Call (219) 696-0389.

Operation Christmas Child

WHITING | Drop off filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas child from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Monday at Pentecostal Church of God, 1545 Davis Ave. Call (219) 398-1641.

SUNDAY

Junior high student group

MUNSTER | EPIC Junior High Student Ministries, for students from sixth to eighth grades, meets from 4 to 6 p.m. every Sunday in the Munster Christian Reformed Church basement, 214 Ridge Road. Students can hang out, play games, eat food and make friends. Call (219) 836-1400.

Thanksgiving Prayer Service

WHITING | Annual interdenominational Thanksgiving Prayer Service will be held at 2 p.m. at 1739 LaPorte Ave. Pre-service music by Whiting Community Choir under the direction of Don Kometz will begin at 1:45 p.m. Readings from sacred scripture and prayerful hymns will be offered by area pastors and the many faithful gathered to thank God for God's many blessings. A free will offering will benefit the Whiting Food Pantry. A social will follow in the parish Rose Room. Call (219) 659-4138.

WEDNESDAY

AWANA program offered

SCHERERVILLE | Lake Hills Baptist Church offers AWANA, a program in which kids learn the Bible, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Lake Hills Baptist Church, 9209 W. 85th Ave. Call (219) 365-4747.

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