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Guidelight

Special events

Heartland Church, 1025 Vance Ave., will celebrate the Miami Nation of Indiana from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Activities include special morning worship with RainSong at 10 a.m. and an informal time of singing, drumming and dancing from 1 to 3 p.m.

•The Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, bishop of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, will present a movie screening of the new film “Mary of Nazareth” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Tickets cost $8 and can be purchased at the Embassy box office or at Ticketmaster.com.

Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave., will have a Taize and meditation worship service at 5 p.m. Sunday.

•The Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut St. in North Manchester, will honor veterans during the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services Sunday.

Anthony Wayne First Church of God, 6012 South Bend Drive, will have a chili supper and bake and craft sale from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.

•The Universal Foundation of Fort Wayne Islamic School will have its annual Eid dinner at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Landmark Conference and Reception Center, 6222 Ellison Road. Comedian Preacher Moss of Allah Made Me Funny will perform. For information, go to www.ueffw.org.

First Church of Christ, Scientist, 4242 Buesching Drive, will have the talk “Overcoming Violence Through Love” by Maryl Walters at 11 a.m. Nov. 16 at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza.

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4510 W. 750 N. in Decatur, will have a luncheon and bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16. Homemade noodles and cookies are available.

Special news

Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 4150 Stellhorn Road, welcomes its new senior pastor, the Rev. Terry Habegger, who will begin his sermon series at 10 a.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 trich@jg.net at least two weeks before desired publication.

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