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Consider circumstances those children are in

Because it is our responsibility I am responding to Sheri Czarnecki, of Portage, on her letter, "Why should churches care for lawbreakers?"

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

Gary privatization critics bash airport deal

GARY | Church groups on Tuesday night broadened the scope of their push to reserve some jobs on Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority projects for people from the region's most disadvantaged neighborhoods.

March 18, 2014 8:30 pm

Christian families can enjoy concert, fellowship in Cedar Lake

CEDAR LAKE | Christian churches throughout Cedar Lake have teamed up to present a free outdoor concert open to young people and families from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

September 12, 2013 12:00 am
Gary police team up with city churches for gun buy-back program

Gary police team up with city churches for gun buy-back program

GARY | Obadiah Wilson said his congregants in the city's Tolleston neighborhood worry about their safety and that of their family members, in large part because of the number of guns on the streets.

December 30, 2012 8:45 pm Photos

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Movement of nonprofits, churches offer conference

CROWN POINT | Salt & Light of NWI will host a conference Dec. 1 for churches, small groups and community members seeking to serve, impact and transform Northwest Indiana.

November 12, 2012 12:00 am
Gary’s Gun Buyback Program deemed a success

Gary’s Gun Buyback Program deemed a success

GARY | The Gun Buyback program hosted Aug. 18 by the Gary Police Department is being called an “overwhelming success.”

August 30, 2012 12:00 am

NWI church leaders gather to plan unified approach to service

MERRILLVILLE | Church leaders and staffers from eight local congregations met this month to work toward a unified approach for serving communities in Northwest Indiana.

February 26, 2012 7:30 pm
New group seeks to help Gary grow the faith

New group seeks to help Gary grow the faith

GARY | With hope and a prayer to stem the decline in church affiliation, Gary area Lutheran churches have organized into the Gary Area Lutheran Association. The new group will host a variety of worship opportunities and social gatherings, inviting former members to return to the church and w…

February 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Resale shop blessed with buyers

Resale shop blessed with buyers

Volunteer Barb Standish folds clothes at the recently opened Winfield Resale Shop where four churches sell high-quality used clothing to help those in need.

February 08, 2012 12:00 am
Resale shop blessed with buyers

Resale shop blessed with buyers

WINFIELD | An organizer of Winfield's resale shop is pleased with the support received in the store's first month.

February 08, 2012 12:00 am
Blessings, challenges in NWI from faith perspective

Blessings, challenges in NWI from faith perspective

Members of the church perform with lit candles after a power outage forced the musical "Scrooge" to go on without electricity at Family Christian Center in Munster on Dec. 12, 2010. The church often uses pyrotechnics in its productions. The church has nearly outgrown its current building, wh…

January 26, 2012 10:57 am

Resale shop to open in Winfield

WINFIELD | Generating profit isn't a top priority for four local churches that will open a resale shop in Winfield.

December 25, 2011 12:00 am

Catholic churches to take special offerings for Carmelite Home

The Diocese of Gary will take a special collection Sunday to help an embattled East Chicago organization that helps children in need.

October 07, 2011 8:15 pm

Book editors want NWI to embrace change

CROWN POINT | A book that calls for appreciating Northwest Indiana and getting involved in the community was at the heart of a town hall meeting Tuesday at a Crown Point church.

September 20, 2011 9:00 pm

Authors hope to educate and help region by reaching out

CROWN POINT | Joey Mayfield and his co-author, Jason Topp, want the readers of their book to consider it an impetus and a call to action.

September 12, 2011 6:45 pm

Church to build new gymnasium

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Power and Light Evangelistic Church will build a gymnasium at the site of the church and school.

June 06, 2011 10:20 pm

Mass to celebrate beatification of Pope John Paul II

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The beatification of Pope John Paul II has inspired a special Mass in the city this weekend.

April 29, 2011 12:00 am

Mass to celebrate beatification of Pope John Paul II

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The beatification of Pope John Paul II has inspired a special Mass in the city this weekend.

April 25, 2011 12:00 am
Candy, not baseball, the name of the game at South Holland egg drop

Candy, not baseball, the name of the game at South Holland egg drop

SOUTH HOLLAND | For 6-year-old Malik Reese, Sunday was a very good day.

April 24, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Towering Mother of God statue arrives in St. John

Towering Mother of God statue arrives in St. John

ST. JOHN | Goosebumps cropped up on Jane Smith's skin as a truck hauled an 8,400-pound statue Sunday into the parking lot at St. John the Evangelist Church.

April 10, 2011 9:00 pm Photos

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