Father Nate Edquist, Father Gregory Bim-Merle are ordained as priests

Story and photos by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) Hundreds packed Holy Angels Cathedral in Gary to watch the ordination of two young hometown men to the Priesthood. ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County Ministerial Association presents “20 Minutes with God: Lent 2017”

The LaPorte County Ministerial Association invites the community to attend its ecumenical “20 Minutes with God” Lenten series. This year’s services will take place at State ... Continue Reading →

LP Presbyterians donate food, funds

The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte’s congregation donated $415.54 and non-perishable foodstuffs during the national Souper Bowl of Caring Feb. 5, 2017. While the event was in partnership ... Continue Reading →

Holy Trinity rummage sale is Feb. 24-25

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 7396 W. Johnson Rd., will host its annual rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24-25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Among items available will be clothes ... Continue Reading →

New pastor at Calvary Baptist

Calvary Baptist Church, 18th and I streets, LaPorte, has a new pastor. Rev. Tim Schryer, a graduate of Purdue University, previously served as Associate Pastor at New Bethel Baptist ... Continue Reading →

Presbyterian Church adds full-time coordinator for youth ministries

Story submitted by Julie Kessler for The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte Youth ministry at The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte has gotten a significant boost with the hiring of Aaron ... Continue Reading →

Two LP County natives are ordained transitional deacons; will become priests next year  

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) LaPorte County natives Nathaniel “Nate” Edquist and Gregory Bim-Merle moved one step closer to Roman Catholic priesthood on June 4, ... Continue Reading →

A crumbling LaPorte parking lot will soon be a perpetual community garden

EDITOR’S NOTE: For many years, the southeast corner of Jackson Street and Jefferson Avenue in LaPorte has been a crumbling and little-used parking lot. Now it has new promise as ... Continue Reading →

Liberty Bible Church, LaPorte, announces Good Friday, Easter activities

Join Liberty Bible Church at its LaPorte location, 608 Colfax Ave., in celebrating the Risen Christ. Good Friday, March 25, will be celebrated with a free showing of the movie “The ... Continue Reading →

LaPorteans continue to show their appreciation for local officers

Story and photos by LaPorte County Sheriff’s Capt. Mike Kellems (Click on photos to enlarge) Saturday, Jan. 9, marked the second annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day across the ... Continue Reading →