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Guidelight

City prayer events

•A citywide prayer service will be at 10 a.m. today at Euell A. Wilson Center, 1512 Oxford St.

Envision Church, 4822 Projects Drive, will have a citywide prayer event from 2 to 6 p.m. today.

Special events

Bethany Lutheran Church Ladies Guild will have a rummage/bake sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at 2435 Engle Road.

Indiana Buddhist Temple, 7528 Thompson Road, will have a meditation and retreat and Dhamma book discussion by Arjia Rinpoche from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Rinpoche is the director of the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center in Bloomington.

•St. John Lutheran Church, U.S. 27 South in Decatur, will have a church dinner, bake sale and bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $7.50 adults, $3 children ages 6 to 12 and 5 and younger free.

•The Forest Park United Methodist Women will have its annual Apple Dumpling Days from Wednesday to Friday. Dumplings are $4. To place an order, call 484-6696. Novemberfest will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at 2100 Kentucky Ave. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds benefit missions.

Henry Schaefer, a professor of chemistry, will present “C.S. Lewis: Science and Scientism,” as part of the Forest Lecture series at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington University in Huntington. The lecture is free.

North Manchester Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut St. in North Manchester, will have an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Nov. 2 for a freewill donation.

Zion Lutheran Church, 2313 S. Hanna St., will have a sausage/sauerkraut dinner and crafts from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Cost is $7.50 adults, $3 for ages 5 to 10 and free for 4 and younger. Carry-out is available. Entertainment will be provided by George Berger and his accordion.

Rosary Society of Most Precious Blood Church, 1515 Barthold St., will have a craft show, candy and bake sale from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2.

Special news

Thomas Schneider, a political science professor at the University of Saint Francis, was among a small number of American scholars attending the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace celebration of the 50th anniversary of the letter “Pacem in Terris,” written by Pope John XXIII on the occasion of the Cuban missile crisis. The group had an audience with Pope Francis.

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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