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Faith briefs: Seminary holds Advent Candlelight Choral Vespers

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 4:41 pm

CONCORDIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, 6600 N. Clinton St., will hold Advent Candlelight Choral Vespers is at 4 p.m. Dec. 9 in Kramer Chapel. The Seminary Guild meets at 1 p.m. Dec. 11 in Kramer Chapel.

FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH, Berne, will host the Mennonite Choral Society's presentation of Handel's “Messiah” at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday.

LAKEWOOD PARK BAPTIST CHURCH, 5555 DeKalb County Road 29, Auburn, will have Festival of Lights at 7 p.m. Dec. 6-7 and 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 8-9.

LEO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 13527 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville, is holding GriefShare sessions each Saturday morning through Saturday. This seminar/support group is for any adults who are going through the loneliness of the loss of a loved one. Meetings begin at 10 a.m. and last approximately two hours. To register or for further information, phone the church at 627-2161. The church will hold a Walk Through Bethlehem 5-8 p.m. Saturday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday; bring canned or dry goods for the church's food bank.

NEW HAVEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven, will offer GriefShare, a 13-week class for anyone who has suffered a loss, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through Tuesday.

TRINITY ENGLISH LUTHERAN CHURCH, 405 W. Wayne St., will have an Advent candlelight service of lessons and carols with Santa Lucia procession, with prelude at 4 p.m. and worship service at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Breakfast with an Angel for preschool and elementary students and families will be 10-11 a.m. Dec. 8. It includes breakfast and an angel craft. Registration is requested; contact the Rev. Dan Fugate at 426-3424 or by email at

TRINITY EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1636 St. Mary's Ave., will have Midweek Advent services at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 5-19 and at 9:30 a.m. Fridays, Dec. 7-21. Christmas Eve service will be at 7 p.m. Christmas Day service with Holy Communion will be at 10 a.m. New Year's Eve Service will be at 7 p.m. For information, call 422-7931, Opt. 1, Ext. 100.

VICTORY NOLL CENTER, 1900 W. Park Drive, Huntington, will hold “Moving in the Rhythm of Advent” 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday and Dec. 11; cost is $20. “Sacred Journey” takes place 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17. Reservations: 1-260-356-0628, Ext. 174, or email

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