Midnight Prayer Service in honor of the Birthday of the Blessed Virgin Mary, gather at 10 p.m. tonight, Our Lady of Toledo Shrine, Garden of the Lambs, 655 South Coy Rd., Oregon. Rosary and prayer service at 11:30 p.m.
Christ the King Blood Drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. tomorrow, activities building, 4100 Harvest Lane. Appointments, 419-475-4348, ext. 112. Walk-ins welcome.
SNAP Toledo monthly Confidential Support Meeting, 5-7 p.m. tomorrow, 577 Foundation, 577 East Front St., Perrysburg. Information, 419-350-9234.
Eighth Pastorial Anniversary Services for Rev. Lawrence N. Henry, 4 p.m. tomorrow, Morning Star Baptist Church, 212 Charles St. Guest, Rev. James Overton, pastor, Freedoms Temple Baptist Church. Second service at 4 p.m. Sept. 16 with guest Rev. John D. Walthall III, pastor, Mt. Ararat Baptist Church.
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers - infants up to kindergartners) Meeting, 9:15-11:15 a.m., second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, Monclova Road Baptist Church, 7819 Monclova Rd., Monclova. Childcare provided. 419-866-0773.
Men's Fraternity Series,
6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, McCord Road Christian Church, 4765 McCord Rd., Sylvania. Weekly 45-minute teaching session with Dr. Robert Lewis via DVD followed by 30 minutes of group interaction. 419-882-6703.
S.A.V.E. presents "The Earth Charter: Working Together for Earth and Each Other," 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Franciscan Theatre & Conference Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. Earth Charter is a people's movement around fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful world. Free and open to the public. Information: Sister Rosine Sobcsak, 419-824-3691.
Christian Life Club Program, 6:15-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Church of the Cross, 1806 Cass Rd.
Divorce Recovery Seminar and Support Group, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 28, New Life Pentecostals of Toledo (Prayer Chapel), 30470 Lemoyne Rd., Walbridge. Information, Greg Baker, 419-697-6398.
Diocesan Prayer Meeting,
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Little Flower Church, 5522 Dorr St.
Greater Toledo Area Catechetical Workshop, "Encountering the Living Christ" 4-8:15 p.m. Thursday, St. Pius X Parish Center, 3011 Carskaddon Ave. Register by Monday to 419-693-7662.
Theology on Tap, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, El Camino Real restaurant, 2072 Woodville Rd., Oregon. Topic, Byzantine 101. Speaker, Rev. James Kubajak.
It's A Family Thing, 10 a.m. Sept. 15, End Time Christian Fellowship, 2902 Auburn Ave. Free workshops and luncheon. Registration: 419-472-5993.
Hispanic Day, Sept. 16, the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, 315 Clay St., Carey, Ohio. Sacrament of Reconciliation at 10:30 a.m. followed by an ethnic lunch. Outdoor rosary procession at 2:30. 419-396-7107 or www.olchshrine.com.
Homecoming 2007, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16, Braden United Methodist Church, 2013 Lawrence Ave. Speaker, Rev. Jim Matthews.
The deadline for news items for the Religion Calendar is noon Wednesday. Items can be mailed to the Religion Editor, The Blade, 541 North Superior St., Toledo, Ohio 43660; faxed to 419-724-6439, or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.To speak to the Religion Editor, call 419-724-6154.
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