St. Paul’s Preschool closing the curtain after 66 years of educating LaPorte children

Story and photo submitted A much-loved LaPorte institution since 1956 is closing its doors at the end of the school year. St. Paul’s Preschool has educated generations of LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

First United Methodist honors local missionary martyr’s service

Story and photos submitted On Mother’s Day 2019, La Porte First United Methodist Church honored the life of its trailblazing missionary, Helen Wilk, and seven members who exhibit ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Service information for Pastor Kevin Galloway is announced; pastor was killed in wrong-way toll road crash

LaPorte County Pastor Kevin Galloway was killed early Friday morning, May 24, 2019, in a wrong-way crash on the Indiana Toll Road. Galloway was lead pastor at Christ Church, which ... Continue Reading →

Physician, eternal optimist, church musician, Slicer, LaPortean. More than 400 gather to honor Dr. Tamara O’Neal

WNLP photos by Mike Kellems and Bob Wellinski While a heartbreaking event, it also became a uniting and uplifting community event. Nearly 500 family members, friends and complete ... Continue Reading →

Presbyterian Church celebrates sanctuary’s 50th anniversary, recalls church’s 186-year history

50th anniversary celebration What: Anniversary of the first service in the new sanctuary Where: The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte, 307 Kingsbury Ave. When: Sunday, Nov. 18, at a ... Continue Reading →

Bethel Presbyterian Church in Union Mills has a new pastor

The congregation of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Union Mills, is proud to welcome their new minister, Pastor Kathleen McKenzie. Kathleen graduated from McCormick Seminary in Chicago. ... Continue Reading →

New Church news: Mary Hedge honored; Sunday school begins Sept. 23

Photo and information provided Mary Hedge (pictured above with Pastor Kit Billings) was honored Sept. 9, 2018, in celebration of her 20th-year anniversary as accompanist and musician ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Missionary Church breaks ground for major addition

Photo and information provided On Sunday morning, Aug. 26, 2018, the LaPorte Missionary Church held a groundbreaking ceremony at its location at 104 E. 18th St. LPMC is adding a major ... Continue Reading →

Liberty Bible invites all to Good Friday, Easter Sunday services

Liberty Bible Church, 608 Colfax Ave., LaPorte, invites all to its Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m. March 30 and its Easter Sunday service at 10 a.m. April ... Continue Reading →

Houston, still hurting after Hurricane Harvey, gets help from LP County church members

Information from LaPorte UMC Pastor Bob Vale; photos provided Members of LaPorte First United Methodist Church and Door Village United Methodist Church traveled to Houston, Texas, ... Continue Reading →