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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

St. Michael Lutheran Church, 2131 Getz Road, is hosting a Stephen Ministry Workshop on April 27. Registration for the half-day workshop featuring three sessions is Monday; cost is $15 per person or $50 per congregation (four or more people attending). To register, visit www.stephenministry.org/workshop or call 314-428-2600.

Bethel United Methodist Church, 8405 Lima Road, will have its annual fish and chicken fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. April 26. Cost is $9 adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12; children 5 and younger are free. There is dine-in or drive through available.

Greg Erlandson, president/publisher of Our Sunday Visitor, will discuss the recent election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis and his visit to Rome for the conclave at 7 p.m. Thursday at Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road, enter through doors 4 and 5.

Living Faith Missionary Church Student Ministry will host an open Bike, Car and Truck Show from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 27 at the church, 17718 Bluffton Road, Yoder. All types of motorcycles, cars and trucks are welcome and there is a $10 entry fee. Registration is from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Door prizes and trophies awarded. The proceeds benefit the church youth. For information, call 622-7103.

Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road, will have a spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 28. Cost is $5. For information, call 747-9218.

Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive, Huntington, will have a women’s tea hosted by the Women at the Well from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The event is free, but a donation of $10 to $15 is suggested. Registration is required at 260-356-0628, ext. 174, or email victorynollcenter@olvm.org.

Advancing the Kingdom Campaign takes place at 7 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Saturday at Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. Keynote speaker is Lonnie W. Brown, pastor of Kingdom Heaven Ministries and featured on TCT Network. The event is free and registration is available at www.insidethekingdom.com.

Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave., is sponsoring a rummage and bake sale from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 and 9 a.m. to noon April 27. Proceeds go to mission work.

The United Methodist Women of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road, will have a rummage sale from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, with a $2 bag sale beginning at 1 p.m. Park in the large parking lot and enter at southeast door.

Concordia Theological Seminary, 6600 N. Clinton St., will have its alumni reunion for the classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, 1973, 1983, 1988, 1993 and 2003 May 16 and 17. Schedule of events is available at www.ctsfw.edu/alumni, or for information, call 452-2260.

Special music

St. Joseph United Methodist Church, 6004 Reed Road, will host The Taylor Ringers, Taylor University’s handbell choir, at 8 p.m. April 26.

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 trich@jg.net at least two weeks before desired publication.

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