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Guidelight

Special events

Faith Lutheran Church, 9251 E. Indiana 205, will have its annual chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 10. Cost is $6 for a full meal, $4 for chicken only and $4 for children 11 and younger. Carryout dinners are available. Proceeds go to benefit returning veterans.

Fellowship of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 13733 Wesley Chapel Road in Churubusco, will host a three-day Christian Revival from Thursday to Aug. 10. Youth events happen from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday and revivals begin at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. On Saturday, events begin at 10 a.m. with a brunch and a concert-revival service at 5 p.m. For more information, call 260-450-5066.

Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road, will have a block party from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The event is free with outdoor activities, karaoke, bingo and food.

•A new GriefShare seminar begins Tuesday through Oct. 29 at New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E. in New Haven. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. For information, call 749-9907 or 749-9565.

•The St. Francis of Assisi Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 720 E. 300 N. in Angola, will have a barn sale fundraiser today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit serving the needy in Steuben County.

Worship in the Park, presented by Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, will be 8 a.m. Sunday at Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd. For information, call 422-7931, ext. 100.

Chautauqua-Wawasee at Oakwood Park in Syracuse will have its religious lecture from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday on interfaith hunger initiative with Kent Millard. The event is free. For information, go to www.chqw.org.

Special news

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend launched a new website at www.diocesefwsb.org. The revamped site is easier to read and navigate, officials said in a press statement.

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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