Articles of faith

Does your church have a brief news announcement?  “Articles of Faith” will be appearing at the end of the week on WNLP. Please submit your church’s news brief for the upcoming weekend at wnlp@whatsnewlaporte.com.

St. John’s Lutheran Church

Located at the corner of Monroe Street and Kingsbury Avenue, St. John’s Lutheran Church has announced the resuming of worship services effective July 4-5.

The Saturday evening service (traditional worship) will be conducted in the sanctuary of the church at 6 p.m. Worshipers will enter by the door under the portico (roofed) entrance or the double doors by the ramp on the Kingsbury Avenue. These will be the only two door available for entrance. Attendances will be taken at the door and offerings will be received there. Social distancing will be observed and hand sanitizing stations will be available.

The Sunday morning service (“CONNECT” service) will be conducted in the school cafeteria. Attendances will be taken at the door and offerings received there. Hand sanitizing stations will be available. Worshipers will then proceed to the cafeteria for the service, seated in chairs with social distancing in place. Be mindful that if response to this service is greater than the capacity available, additional services may have to be planned in the future.

Rev. Ron Brauer has announced his retirement effective July 7, but has offered to be available to assist for future needs.

For more information please contact the Church Office at 219-362-3726.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Join the faithful at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1000 Michigan Ave., on Sunday mornings at 8:50 a.m.  for a lovely organ prelude and at 9 a.m. via livestream for a service of morning prayer. The service can be found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/stpaullaporte.

Beginning July 5, we will resume in-person worship, with reduced capacity. All participants will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Registration is necessary due to limited seating. Details will be available at https://www.stpaulslaporte.org/ on June 29.

Other worship opportunities are also available at our website. Feel free to contact Mother Michelle Walker with any questions at priest@stpaulslaporte.org.

Presbyterian Church of La Porte

Services and carillon concert will be Sunday at The Presbyterian Church of La Porte; Rev. Peggy Huston’s sermon will be from Romans 7:15-25, titled “The Place Where Evil Dwells.” On the church’s Facebook page, laportepresbyterianchurch, a live sermon will be at 9:30 a.m. and the parking lot service at 307 Kingsbury Ave. will be at 11:30 a.m.

People may bring lawn chairs to enjoy the weather and listen to the sermon from a PA system or remain in their cars and listen to the radio broadcast at FM 89.1. A carillon concert will follow the sermon. Huston said gathering this way still allows people to greet each other from a safe distance to enjoy some socializing.

La Porte New Church

While the La Porte New Church, located at the corner of Indiana and Maple Avenues, is closed during this cautious Covid-19 time, Sunday services are being held via Zoom online at 10 a.m. All are welcome.

Contact Rev. Kit Billings via email (  revkit123@gmail.com) or phone/text (219-480-4682) to receive the Zoom invitation.
Rev. Billings is available by appointment for phone or online meetings for information on grief support, weddings, or anything else related to the New Church.

 

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