The Bakery House
GARY | When Lucille Salmi spoke with relatives about celebrating her 95th birthday, she insisted that the party take place at the Bakery House in Gary, a residence for indigent men and where she has been a volunteer for the past 18 months.
CROWN POINT | Rebuilding the Breach Ministries Inc. which owns and operates The Bakery House, a residence for indigent men, will host its annual Bakery House Benefit Dinner, "Living in His Promise," at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
Sharron Liggins, with Continuum of Care Network, left, and volunteers Karen Kroczek and Carol Ring on Wednesday conduct a survey of the homeless population in Northwest Indiana, including the Bakery House men's shelter in Gary.
Sharron Liggins, with Continuum of Care Network, left, conducts a survey Wednesday with Jimmie Campbell, a resident at Brother's Keeper men's shelter in Gary. The Continuum of Care Network is doing a Point-In-Time Count of the homeless population in Northwest Indiana.
Ted Sayger, Bakery House men's shelter resident and kitchen manager, cooks lunch Wednesday at the shelter in Gary. "God led me here for a purpose," said Sayger, who has lived at the shelter for 15 months.
CROWN POINT | "Telling the Story" is the theme of this year's annual benefit and dinner for the Bakery House mission in Gary. The event will be held Sunday in the gymnasium at Trinity Lutheran Church and School, 250 S. Indiana Ave., Crown Point.
GARY | Several ladies from Lutheran churches in Northwest Indiana make and provide bed quilts annually for the worldwide missions of the Lutheran World Relief and Human Care and other church agencies.
Pictured visiting a local homeowner are, from left, Brooke VanDerAa, Melissa McCann, Anna Bachert, Devin Pieper and Jayna McDermott. The St. Paul students helped to collect items for a local men's homeless shelter.
Volunteers set up for the rummage sale this week at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 8601 Harrison Ave., Munster.
MUNSTER | St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 8601 Harrison Ave., is raising funds and collecting items for The Bakery House, a homeless shelter in Gary sponsored by various Lutheran congregations.
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