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.

Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church’s Chicken & Noodle Drive Thru Dinner

Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Rolling Prairie UMC .

Drive-through only: adults, $8 ($9 at the door); children $4 (ages 6-12); free for ages five and under. Meal includes chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, roll and butter, beverage and homemade desserts. Carry-outs only. Get tickets from Alice or Bette or call 778-2910 for more information or to buy tickets.

New Church Sidewalk Rummage Sale 
Weather permitting, on Saturday, Oct. 17 LaPorte New Church is looking forward to holding its large fall rummage sale outdoors, with charitable prices, at the corner of Indiana and Maple Avenues by the La Porte County Public Library. We accept cash only. Everyone is welcome!
To help this be a safe and happy event, we urge everyone to wear face masks and practice social distancing as much as possible. Thank you in advance for your compassionate and respectful caring.
With the holidays coming up, we’ll have beautiful fall and Christmas decorations and a great assortment of seasonal craft supplies.
Also, winter clothing and linens, jewelry, purses, books, cd’s, small furniture, household items and home decor, and lots more.
Sale hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  We hope the weather is kind to us and to see you there!

The Presbyterian Church of La Porte

Due to the rise COVID-19 cases in La Porte County as indicated by the Indiana Health Department, there will not be in-person worship at The Presbyterian Church of La Porte Sunday. The church will continue offering both its worship services via live streaming on its Facebook page, presbyterianchurchoflaporte. Contemporary Cross Connection is at 9:30. Traditional worship is at 11:30, with the options of Facebook, in the car at the church parking lot at 307 Kingsbury Ave., or in your lawn chair in the church’s back yard.

The sound system will be kept in the church to be ready for in-person worship when that resumes, so those choosing to attend in the parking lot will need to tune in to radio station 89.1 FM. Rev. Abbi Heimach-Snipes will greet people outdoors afterwards. Her sermon will be from Matthew 22:1-14 and will focus on confronting cynicism and turning to God in hope and imagination.

For the Traditional Worship, the bulletin and hymn are available on the church web site, yourhomechurch.org.

St. John’s Lutheran Church

St. John’s Lutheran Church is located at the corner of Monroe Street and Kingsbury Avenue.  There are two weekend worship service times:

The Saturday evening service (traditional worship) will be conducted in the sanctuary of the church at 6 p.m.

Effective Sunday, Aug. 30, the Sunday morning “CONNECT” service will be conducted in the church sanctuary.

For all services:  worshipers will enter by the door under the portico (roofed) entrance or the double doors by the ramp on Kingsbury Avenue.  These will be the only two doors available for entrance.  Attendances will be taken at the door and offerings will be received there.  Social distancing will be observed, masks are required, and hand sanitizing stations will be available.

Be mindful that if response to these services is greater than the capacity available, additional services may be planned in the future.

For more information please contact the church office at 219-362-3726.

The Presbyterian Church of La Porte

 On Sunday at The Presbyterian Church of La Porte, with Rev. Abbi Heimach-Snipes leading worship, both services will be live streamed on the church’s Facebook page, presbyterianchurchoflaporte. Contemporary Cross Connection is at 9:30. Traditional worship is at 11:30, with the option of Facebook or at the church parking lot at 307 Kingsbury Ave.

For the Traditional Worship, the bulletin, hymn and program for John Gouwen’s carillon recital immediately following worship are available on the church web site, yourhomechurch.org

This Sunday has traditionally been the church’s “Homecoming” Sunday. This year, without a combined, in-person gathering of the two worship services, members are reminded there’s still opportunity to think creatively of how God calls the church to be together, in prayer, in service, and in new ways of worshipping together.

La Porte New Church

La Porte New Church, located at the corner of Indiana and Maple Avenues, continues to hold Zoom Sunday services at 10 a.m. with Rev. Kit Billings leading us in worship services that give us hope and understanding in these challenging times. The premise of LaPorte New Church is that God’s goodness and peace will prevail in us as we draw closer to the love, wisdom, and forgiveness he offers every one of us. All are invited to email Rev. Billings for the Zoom meeting login:  revkit123@gmail.com.  Also feel free to connect with him at 219-380-4682 for grief support, wedding information, or pastoral care. We wish you well.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is pleased to offer both in-person and online worship, each Sunday at 9am.  The Holy Eucharist will be celebrated and communion will be offered in the form of bread only.  All safety precautions will be observed.  Individuals interested in attending should register at www.stpaulslaporte.org.  Masks are required and social-distancing is encouraged.
If you would like to view us online, you may do so on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/stpaullaporte.  Everyone is welcome.  Blessings!

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