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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, November 24, 2018 1:00 am


Special events

• Historic Powers Church, located nine miles east of Angola on Old Route 1, will have its Christmas celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Christmas story will be read in the King James version, along with the dulcimer trio of Jerry Sonner, Susan Sonner and Sally Mowrey and readers and musicians Bill SanGiacomo, Kathy Aldrich and Blake Stevenson. Dress warmly and bring a lap blanket or quilt. Hot cider and cookies served after the service.

• Covenant United Methodist Church, 10001 Coldwater Road, will have a cookie and candy walk from 8:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 1. Cost is $6.50 per pound; boxes provided. In addition, a live puppet show will happen at 10 a.m.

• Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 10700 Aboite Center Road, will have a Christmas craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1.

• New Haven United Methodist Women will have its Holiday Fantasies Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1 at the church, 630 Lincoln Highway E, New Haven. A lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Bethel United Methodist Church, 8405 Lima Road, will have a craft bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1. Walking tacos will be available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; cost is $4 for small and $6 large.

• Lifeway Wesleyan Church, 7722 Moeller Road, will have a craft bazaar and cookie walk from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1. Breakfast and lunch will be available.

• Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Green St., New Haven, will have its Christmas Shopping Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 1.


Victory Noll Center in Huntington will have “Let It Be Done: Pondering with Mary During Advent” beginning 7 p.m. Friday through 1 p.m. Dec. 1. Cost is $75 for overnight and meals and $50 for commuters. For more information or to register for the retreat, call 260-200-1740, email or go to

Guidelight is a listing of special religious events. Send information to Guidelight, The Journal Gazette, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802, or email at least two weeks before desired publication.