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Guidelight

Special events

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 12912 Franke Road, Monroeville, is having its spring rummage sale from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon April 20.

Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road, is having a rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to noon April 20.

CPC Women’s Health Resource, which helps women and their families in unplanned pregnancies, is having its 27th Anniversary Spring Benefit at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Founders Hall in Archbold, Ohio. The event will include inspirational music and Shawn Carney, a nationally known pro-life speaker. Tickets, at $12, are available at the four Ohio CPC locations in Bryan, Defiance, Napoleon or Wauseon. For more information, call 419-636-5692.

First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St., will host the Wheaton College Men’s glee club at 4 p.m. Sunday.

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

Ligonier United Methodist Church, Ligonier, is celebrating “Disability Sunday” on Sunday, featuring stories from the church’s Health Ministry Network. Services are 9 and 10:30 a.m.

Special news

Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 2317 Holton Ave., is installing its new pastor, the Rev. Mckissack Richmond III, at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Guidelight is a listing of special religious events. 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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