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Faith

  • Guidelight
    Byars installation Christopher Byars will be installed as pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Lake Township, 7914 W. Cook Road, at 4 p.m. Sunday.
  • Sonrise satellites undergo changes
    Changes are afoot at one of the larger local Protestant churches.
  • Sonrise satellites undergo changes
    Changes are afoot at one of the larger local Protestant churches.
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Guidelight

Special events

Monson Chapel United Methodist Church, 122 Lower Huntington Road, is having a craft show and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10. The event will include photos with Santa.

Zion Lutheran Church, 2313 S. Hanna St., is having a sausage and sauerkraut dinner and crafts from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 10. Dinners are $7.50 for adults, $3 for ages 5 to 10 and free for under 5.

Emmaus Lutheran Church, 8626 Covington Road, is having a Christmas sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10. To reserve a table, call Darlene at 459-7722, ext. 1004.

Anthony Wayne First Church of God, 6012 S. Bend Drive, is having a chili supper and a bake and craft sale from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church St., is having a corner bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. It will include cookies, apple dumplings, crafts and more.

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 7308 St. Joe Road, is celebrating the saints at its 8 and 10:15 a.m. services Sunday.

Discussion/lectures

Lifetree Café is having the discussion “Smile … Even When You Think You Can’t” from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Ossian Presbyterian Church, 123 S. Jefferson St., Ossian.

Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, is hosting international speaker Marie Helm at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10. She will give a lecture titled “Overcoming the Culture of Fear.” The event is sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist.

First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St., is hosting Daoud Nassar, founder of the Tent of Nations, at 7 p.m. Thursday. Nassar’s family is one of the last Christian Palestinian families in the Palestinian West Bank region. He will speak about resisting when the government and settlers threaten a person’s land.

Pathway Community Church, 11910 Shearwater Run, is hosting a panel of pastors and lay leaders who will discuss race relations related to the presidency from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 13. To register for this luncheon, go to crossroadsfortwayne.blogspot.com/p/register.html, call 469-4073 or email cmann@crossroads.edu.

Special music

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1126 S. Barr St., is having a hymn festival at 7 p.m. Monday as part of the church’s 175th anniversary celebration.

Concordia Theological Seminary, 6600 N. Clinton St., is having an organ recital at 4:30 p.m. and All Saints’ Choral Vespers at 7:30 p.m.

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road, is having an organ concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Special news

Associated Churches of Fort Wayne and Allen County, 602 E. Wayne St., is assembling 100 meals for military families in need at 9 a.m. Nov. 10. The boxes will be delivered to the 122nd Fighter Wing of the Indiana Air National Guard on Nov. 13. The meals serve eight people and cost $36. To help package meals or donate money to pay for the meals, call 422-3528 or email chatten@briljent.com.

St. Francis of Assisi Conference of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul in Angola elected the following officers: president, Eric Reynolds; vice president, Chip Folck; and treasurer, Michelle Lea Sanders. The group is also accepting donations of Christmas trees and decorations. To donate, call 833-6882 or email svdps-angola@hotmail.com.

Guidelight is a listing of special religious events. To publish religious news, send information to Guidelight, The Journal Gazette, P.O. Box 88, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088, or email jyouhana@jg.net at least two weeks before desired publication.

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