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Guidelight

Special events

Zion-Friedheim Evangelical Lutheran Church is having a soup and sandwich dinner and a craft and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School, 11565 N. U.S. 27, Decatur.

Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 E. Tillman Road, is having a Children’s Resale from 8 a.m. to noon March 16.

Trier Ridge Community Church, 7501 Hessen Cassel Road, is hosting a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. March 16.

Grace Church, 10010 Aurora Place, is hosting a Mosaic of Faith discussion, “What’s going on in Israel and Palestine?” at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W. Berry St., is hosting Journey of Hope, with speakers sharing stories about the process of healing through reconciliation, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

Auburn First United Methodist Church, 1203 E. Seventh St., is hosting pastor Joe Heins of Auburn Church of Christ as part of the church’s Men’s Lenten Breakfast Series. The breakfast is at 6:30 a.m. Friday.

Trinity English Lutheran Church is having a Handbell Musicians of America concert at 5:30 p.m. March 16 at Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Special services

Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave., is having a Taize service at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Wesleyan Redeemer Church, 2127 Nelson St., is hosting Deron Fourman, an Ohio pastor, along with special music, at 7 p.m. Wednesday to March 16 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 17.

Special news

Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive, is participating in a nationwide program, Bread for the World, to address the issue of hunger worldwide. The center will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday with information, writing information and addresses of legislators to help prepare letters to send.

The Associated Churches of Fort Wayne and Allen County’s Rising Stars program raised $174,466 in volunteer hours and in-kind donations last year to distribute to area schools.

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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