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Guidelight

Special events

Bethel United Methodist Church, 8405 Lima Road, is having a pancake and sausage breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 2. Money will go to Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church on Maysville Road, which suffered a fire last month.

The Lutheran Life Villages Auxiliary, 6701 S. Anthony Blvd., is having an all-you-can-eat chili lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets can be purchased for $7 from the gift shop between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. weekdays before Feb. 5.

Our Hope Lutheran Church, 1826 Trinity Drive, Huntertown, is having a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Feb. 2. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 5 to 12 and free for those 4 and younger.

The University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St., is hosting Georgetown University’s John O’Malley, who will speak on “Trent and Vatican II: Two Anniversaries of Two Misunderstood Councils” at 7 p.m. Friday in the North Campus auditorium.

Come As You Are Community Church, 7910 S. Anthony Blvd., is hosting John Crabtree, executive vice president of Crossroads Bible College, as its guest preacher at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Special music

St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 546 W. U.S. 24, Decatur, is hosting Redeemed, the newest vocal ministry team at Indiana Wesleyan University, at 8:30 and 10 a.m. services Sunday.

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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