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Programs at churches in the area

Here are some area churches that offer free or low-cost meals open to the community:

Fort Wayne

•Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Me N’ U program, 2417 Getz Road (near Time Corners), 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays; 432-1524

•Faith Lutheran Church, 1700 E. Pettit Ave., free meal for those who attend worship service at 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 745-2565

•First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Road, lunch plus programming for seniors, noon to 1:30 p.m.; donations accepted; 490-8585

•First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St., Everyone a Neighbor Day, hot lunch served at 11:30 a.m. fourth Thursday of the month; also clothing bank, social hour and games; 426-7421

•Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave., Wednesday Night Supper, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays except June through August; donations accepted; 484-6696

•Fort Wayne Baptist Church, 2323 Fairfield Ave., 6 p.m. Wednesdays; $1 for adults, kids free; Bible study follows; 744-2373

•Greater Christ Temple Apostolic Church, 2940 S. Anthony Blvd., 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays; 426-8200

•New Life Lutheran Church, 2424 Coliseum Blvd. S., 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays; 420-3024

•St. Joseph United Methodist Church, Reed and St. Joe Center roads, 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays; donation accepted; 639-3748

•St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1011 S. Lafayette St., soup lunch 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays; and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays; 424-8231

•Trinity United Methodist Church, Meet Your Neighbor program, 609 Putnam St., 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays; 422-7924


•Church of the Nazarene, 2301 N. Main St., 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; followed by children’s Bible programming on Tuesdays and teen programs on Wednesdays; 260-925-3480

•First Christian Church, 910 N. Indiana, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays; lunch, carry-out lunch; 260-925-2798

•First Presbyterian Church, 111 W. 12th St., Friends Table, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays; 260-925-2987


•Kate’s Kitchen, ecumenical ministry of First United Methodist, Apostolic Christian, First Presbyterian and St. Joseph Catholic churches and First Church of Christ, 214 W. Perry St., 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 260-824-2654


•Church of the Nazarene, 500 N. Beech St., 5 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday; 260-866-5666

Columbia City

•Columbia City United Methodist Church, 201 W. Market St., 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Mondays; 260-244-7671


•First United Methodist Church, 502 W. Monroe St., 5 p.m. Wednesdays; 260-724-3158


•Church of the Nazarene, 105 W. 6th St.; 5:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 260-357-5769

•Garrett United Methodist Church, St. Martin’s Community Kitchen, 312 S. Peters St., 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 260-357-0382

Hicksville, Ohio

•Grace United Methodist Church, 121 W. High St., Soup Supper, 5 to 6 p.m. Thursdays except last Thursday of the month; 419-542-7927

•St. John Lutheran Church, 812 E. High St.; last Thursday of the month: 5 to 6:30 p.m.; 419-542-6269


•St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 201 E. South St., Tuesday’s Table, 5 to 7 p.m. third Tuesday of the month; 623-3797


•Waterloo United Methodist Church, 300 W. Maple St., 6 to 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays; 260-837-6441