St. John's Jesuit High School and Academy is celebrating the life of the late Father Charles Sweeney, S.J., who taught at SJJ for 40 years, at a memorial Mass at 5:30 today in St. John Berchmans Chapel.
The Artless Arts of Zen:Summer Workshops Series, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Toledo Zen Center, located with Shobu Aikido of Ohio, 6537 Angola Rd., Holland. Theme: "Just Eating: The Art of Oryoki." Tomorrow's theme: "Musicianship and the Spiritual Path with Rinsen and Kyomon." 9 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m. Information, 419-861-1163 or ToledoZen.org.
YesFM's Battle of the Bands with the Epic Worship Band, Remembering Venice, Keys 2 Eden, Right Side Cast, Don't Fear the Sun, and others, tonight at the Summit at First Church of God in Defiance. $3 at the door. Information, yeshome.com.
Neapolis Church of Christ Homecoming to Honor Pastor Tom Bates, 9:30 a.m. tomorrow, at the church, Neapolis. Retirement event includes a worship service, gospel music, a potluck, and memory sharing. Writers wishing to do a "feature story" about his life and years of service to God are welcome to email him at minister@neapolischurch.
com or call the church, 419-875-6752.
Hymn Sing Time, 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, 8330 Lewis Ave. Information, Diana Smith, 734-848-4774.
100 Women in White Celebration, 4 p.m. tomorrow, New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 1741 Cone St. Topic: "Who can find a Virtuous Woman" with speaker Sister Mona Futrell.
113th Annual Session of the Ohio Baptist General Convention opens 7 p.m. tomorrow with a musical concert, Southern Missionary Baptist Church, 1222 Indiana Ave. Monday: Dean's Address, 1:30 p.m., Congress classes, 2-4 p.m.; Congress Night with President's address, 7 p.m. Daily Congress Sessions, 8-10:30 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday.
Spoke Folk Concert, 7 p.m. tomorrow, St. John's Lutheran Church, 3448 North Adrian Hwy. Free will offering.
Worship and Healing Night, 7 p.m. tomorrow, Vineyard Church of Toledo, 210 East South Boundary, Perrysburg.
Healing Touch Meditation and Prayer, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, St. Lucas Lutheran Church, 745 Walbridge Ave.
2009 Summer Houses of Worship Tours, 11 a.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 18. Free one hour tours of churches in the Toledo area. This week's tour is the Masjid Saad Foundation, 5225 Alexis Rd., Sylvania.
Health Fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 25, Mt. Sinai Pentecostal Church, 809 North Detroit Ave. Screenings include: blood sugar, hearing and vision exams, and HIV testing.
Hope UMC, 10610 Waterville St., Waterville, 6:30-8:30 p.m. tomorrow-Thursday. Register, 419-877-5232.
First Presbyterian Church of Maumee, 200 East Broadway, Maumee, 6-8:30 p.m. tomorrow-Thursday. Ages pre-K-grade 6. Theme: Discovery Canyon. Potluck dinner, 5 p.m. tomorrow. Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Free will donations. Register, 419-893-0223 or at fpcmaumee.org.
First United Methodist Church, 200 West Second St., Perrysburg, tomorrow-Thursday. Theme: Crocodile Dock. Register, 491-874-1911.
Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2843 Sterns Rd., Lambertville, 6:30-8 p.m. Monday-Friday. Ages: Pre-K-grade 6. Theme: G.A.D.G.E.T.'s Garage. Free. Register, 734-856-1461 or ctkbedford.com.
Wolfe Creek YMCA, 2100 South Holland-Sylvania Rd., Maumee, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Ages: 4th-8th grades. FCA Summer Power Camp. Cost is $100. Register, 567-249-4039 or nwohiofca/camps.org.
St. Matthew's Church, 5240 Talmadge Rd., 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday. Ages: grades 4-12. Theme: Son Rock Kids Camp. Register, 419-473-1187.
Bethel Lutheran Church, 1853 South Ave., 9-11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. Ages: 3 years old-grade 6. Theme: Crocodile Dock. Free. Register, 8:30 a.m. Monday. Information, 419-385-5339.
Concordia Lutheran Church, 3636 South Detroit Ave., 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday. Register, 419-382-0410.
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