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Special events

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 12912 Franke Road in Monroeville, will have a fall rummage sale from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Bethany Lutheran Church Ladies Guild will have a rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 26 at 2435 Engle Road.

St. James Lutheran Church, 1720 Indiana 930 E. in New Haven, will have its annual holiday boutique from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Proceeds benefit the Community Food Bank.

Ladies of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 9909 Wayne Trace, will have a rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon Friday.

New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E. in New Haven, will have a rummage sale from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday. Proceeds to support missions.

Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive, will have author, speaker and humorist Terry Hershey, who will present the program “Live Without Fear: The Truth About Intimacy, Love and Passion” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $15 and registration is required. To register, call 260-356-0628 ext. 174 or email

Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road, will have a Soup Cook-off at 11 a.m. Sunday. Cost is $5 and $3 for children 10 and younger. Proceeds benefit providing meals for school students.

Congregation Achduth Vesholom, 5200 Old Mill Road, and Unitarian Universalist Congregation will present “Whose Business Is Public Education?” from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Cost is $12 ($5 for students) and registration deadline is Tuesday. To register, go to

Concordia Theological Seminary, 6600 N. Clinton St., will have “An Open Conversation on Music in the Church: A Look at the Elephant in the Room” from Nov. 3 to 5. Cost is $125. To register, go to

Special music

First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 E. Wayne St., will have its “Wednesdays on Wayne Street” featuring baritone Mark Stachofsky at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday. A luncheon follows for $5.

Guidelight is a listing of special religious events. Send information to Guidelight, The Journal Gazette, P.O. Box 88, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088, or email at least two weeks before desired publication.