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Special events

•The Interdenominational Ministers Alliance of Fort Wayne, Women’s Ministerial Alliance of Fort Wayne and Associated Churches of Fort Wayne & Allen County will host the 29th annual Service of Repentance and Reconciliation honoring the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at 6 p.m. Sunday at Plymouth Congregational Church, 501 W. Berry St.

•A Women’s Spirituality Retreat will be at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College at Wolf Lake from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1. The cost is $45 and $25 students. Deadline for registration is Tuesday. To register or for more information, email Janie Beck Kreider at or go to

•The sixth annual March for Life, sponsored by Mother Teresa Respect for Life, will be at noon Wednesday at the Defiance County Courthouse in Defiance, Ohio.

Victory Noll Center, 1900 W. Park Drive in Huntington, will have a Stillness Retreat from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 1. Cost is $30 and registration deadline is Friday. To register or for more information, call 260-356-0628 ext. 174, email or go to

Special music

•Concordia Theological Seminary, 6600 N. Clinton St., is hosting Music of the Christmas and Epiphany Season by the Kantorei at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Messiah Lutheran Church, 7211 Stellhorn Road, will have “Rock N’ Praise” at 5 p.m. today with music by Isaiah’s Vision.

Special news

Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne is honoring the Rev. Dr. Dean O. Wenthe with a Festschrift in “The Restoration of Creation in Christ” to mark Wenthe’s 40 years of service to the seminary. The collection of essays written by fellow faculty and peers is available from Concordia Publishing House at or calling 1-800-325-3040.

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.