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Church celebrates America's blessing of freedom

Church celebrates America's blessing of freedom

MUNSTER | From battlefields on American and foreign soil to a peaceful sit-in at a segregated Woolworth’s lunch counter in South Carolina, America’s freedoms continue to require commitment and sacrifice.

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Family Christian Center digging out of financial hole

Family Christian Center digging out of financial hole

MUNSTER | Indiana's largest megachurch continues to try to resolve financial problems that had put some of its holdings in jeopardy.

June 11, 2014 7:15 pm
Cast of thousands contributes to 'Jesus of Nazareth' production at Munster church

Cast of thousands contributes to 'Jesus of Nazareth' production at Munster church

MUNSTER | The curtain went up Friday night on Family Christian Center’s 26th annual production of “Jesus of Nazareth.”

April 11, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Satan battles with an angel during the production of "Jesus of Nazareth" Friday at the Family Christian Center in Munster.

April 11, 2014 9:05 pm
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A camel is led past the entrance of the Family Christian Center on the way to the stage during the production of "Jesus of Nazareth" Friday at the church in Munster.

April 11, 2014 9:06 pm
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Actors dance during a scene depicting the marriage of Isaac and Salome during Family Christian Center's production of "Jesus of Nazareth" at the church in Munster on Friday.

April 11, 2014 9:05 pm
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Julio Nolasco, left, of Riverdale, is made up for his role as Judas by Kaci Boston, of South Holland, while Howard Moore enters the makeup room before the production of "Jesus of Nazareth" Friday at the Family Christian Center in Munster.

April 11, 2014 8:59 pm
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Roman soliders disperse a crowd during a scene in "Jesus of Nazareth" at the Family Christian Center in Munster.

April 11, 2014 8:59 pm
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Actors pray before the opening curtain of the production of "Jesus of Nazareth" Friday at the Family Christian Center in Munster.

April 11, 2014 8:54 pm
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Chris Denton, of Schererville, has his makeup touched up as he prepares for his role as Jesus in the Family Christian Center production of "Jesus of Nazareth" in Munster.

April 11, 2014 8:54 pm
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Dwight Daniel, of Gary, portraying a Roman solider, enters through the front door of the Family Christian Center on his way to the stage during the production of "Jesus of Nazareth" at the church in Munster.

April 11, 2014 8:55 pm

Outside oversight of Family Christian Center nearing end

CROWN POINT | Outside financial oversight of Family Christian Center is winding down and expected to conclude Oct. 31, according to an agreement presented in court Tuesday.

September 10, 2013 6:10 pm
Bells for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bells for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Members of the Family Christian Center ring 50 bells commemorating he 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.

August 28, 2013 5:47 pm

Munster service honors lives of seven crash victims

MUNSTER | The lives of the seven family members killed in an Interstate 65 crash were celebrated Thursday with music and video clips.

August 22, 2013 6:30 pm

Family Christian Center faces third mortgage foreclosure case

MUNSTER | Family Christian Center is facing a third mortgage foreclosure case — this one relating to a residence in Schererville, according to documents filed this week in Lake Superior Court.

March 27, 2013 8:00 pm

Judge approves agreement to extend financial administrator's role with local megachurch

CROWN POINT | Family Christian Center won't regain control of its own finances for at least six months, according to an agreement approved Friday in Lake Superior Court.

February 22, 2013 12:00 pm

Local megachurch faces new foreclosure case

MUNSTER | Family Christian Center faces a new legal hurdle in its leaders' efforts to restore the financial health of the megachurch, according to documents filed this week in Lake Superior Court.

February 21, 2013 7:00 pm

Church gathers resources to offer hope to homeowners

MUNSTER | In an effort to educate and inform homeowners in need of help, Family Christian Center, 340 W. 45th St., will sponsor “A Housing Connection”  from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

February 21, 2013 12:00 am
Local megachurch navigates precarious path

Local megachurch navigates precarious path

MUNSTER | While the Family Christian Center was spending millions of dollars annually on leadership compensation, travel, meals and jet fuel, it was falling behind on its mortgage payments and racking up a list of past-due bills, a Times investigation found.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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The Family Christian Center on 45th Avenue in Munster

The Family Christian Center on 45th Avenue in Munster

The Family Christian Center on 45th Avenue in Munster.

February 16, 2013 2:52 pm
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