La Porte, Franciscan hospitals to hold memorial services for infants

La Porte Hospital and Franciscan Health invite families to attend special memorials to honor the loss of their children who passed away through miscarriage, stillbirth or other causes. ... Continue Reading →

Kids ages 3-11 invited to St. John’s Vacation Bible School June 24-28

All kids ages 3 to 11, come get your “Passport to Peru” on an exciting journey learning about God’s good gifts to us, giving thanks for them,  and sharing them ... Continue Reading →

“SonRise National Park” vacation Bible school will take place June 24-27 at Presbyterian church

Story submitted Vacation Bible school will be a new experience this year at The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte, June 24 through 27 from 9 to 11 a.m. The theme is SonRise National Park, ... Continue Reading →

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 →