39th Choir Anniversary, Morning Star Baptist Church, 212 Charles St., 6 p.m., Sunday. Theme: “Total Praise,” Psalms 121:1. 419-243-8474.
Women's Day Celebration, Center of Hope Community Baptist Church, 1656 Dorr St., 11:30 a.m., Sunday. Women with New Lives and New Testimonies. Speaker, the Rev. April Hearn, New Prospect Baptist Church, Detroit.
LutherFest annual celebration of the spirit of reformation of the church at Owens Center for Performing Arts, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg, 4-6 p.m., Sunday. Praise bands, handbell choirs, and a performance of the Christian musical Seeing Thru the Mirror, accompanied by Eric Dickey and an all-star band.
Ladies night event, River of Life Community Church, 136 Tecumseh St., Dundee, Mich., 7 p.m., Monday. Speaker: Jackie Frisch on “Extreme Makeover of Hope.” She and her family were recipients of ABC's 2008 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Information: riveroflifecommunitychurch.org or 734-529-5518.
The New Answers, a DVD containing 12 answers to some of the most important apologetics quandaries of today, Church of the Cross, 1806 Cass Rd., 7 p.m., Monday.
2010 Fall Lecture Series, Corpus Christi University Parish, 2955 Dorr St., 5:30 p.m., questions6:30 p.m., Tuesday. Speaker: Carol Dempsey, University of Portland. Tickets: $10 each at door. Purchase at ccup.org/payment.html or 419-531-4992.
Young Mothers' Cafe, Monclova Road Baptist Church, 7819 Monclova Rd., Monclova, 9:30 a.m., every second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Network of moms who get together, talk, and support each other. Child care available with donation. 419-866-0773.
Crossroads 10th Annual Trunk or Treat, 6960 Sylvania-Petersburg Rd., Ottawa Lake., 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Hayrides, bonfire, pumpkins contest, cider and hot dogs, and more. 734-854-1301.
Get Real tour, the Catalyst Church, 410 East Sandusky St., Findlay, 7 p.m., Thursday. Speaker: Scott Mason, former prison-gang leader; girl rock band Bright Light Parade; Findlay's modern rock band Right Side Cast, presenting an evening of Living Real in Spite of Life. Cost: free. Information, Worldview Warriors, 419-889-3036.
Trunk or Treat, Lighthouse Church and Childcare, 2324 West Alexis Rd., 7-8 p.m., Wednesday. Safe, central, well-lit option for Halloween. Free. 419-475-3208.
2010 Bryan Area Christian Prayer Breakfast, Wesley United Methodist Church, 903 Center St., Bryan, Ohio, continental breakfast 8:30-9:30 a.m., program 10 a.m., Thursday. Donation: $7. Tickets, 419-636-7187.
Burchfield Brothers concert, Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 4930 Flanders Rd., 6:30 p.m., Thursday. Tickets: $8 (limited seating), 419-882-8734.
Calvary's Fall Festival, Calvary Assembly of God, 5025 Glendale Ave., 6:30 p.m., Friday. Food, games, candy. Information: 419-381-0254.
Harvest Party, Warren A.M.E. Church, 915 Collingwood Blvd., 6:30-8:30 p.m., Oct. 30. Safe, drug-free Christian atmosphere. Food, games, and plenty of candy. Best-costume contest; G-rated clothing, no scary or violent costumes. Please bring a canned food item to benefit a local charity.
Very Good News, volunteers plan to reach 5 million for National Forgiveness Day next Saturday. Five million copies of the Power of Love Joy of Forgiveness Wellness Works Plan, will be distributed by newsletter, e-mails, bulletin inserts, magazines, newspapers, and electronic media; project of Center Of Unconditional Love (COUI). Encouraging people to forgive others, remove bitterness, and restore joy. For a copy of the Wellness Works Plan: unconditionallovelive.com; sign up as a friend for a free copy. For information: 419-533-4191.
Spiritual Teachings of Bruno Groening, an introductory presentation, First Unity of Toledo, 3535 Executive Pkwy., 7 p.m., Tuesday. Divine Power exists and it can heal. Speaker: Jutta Graf, on Bruno Groening's healing teachings. Free. Maria, 517-263-8196.
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