A representative from Hazon, a Jewish environmental group, will hold a recruiting session at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, United Jewish Council of Greater Toledo, 6465 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, for a 72-day cross-country bike ride next summer. Riders of all faiths can join in the ride, which starts June 7 in Seattle and ends Aug. 16 in Washington, or sections of it. hazon.org/crossusa.
The 6th Annual National Forgiveness Day is Saturday, organized by Bob "Mr. Happy" Moyers, the Center Of Unconditional Love's president and founder. Participants are encouraged to ask for forgiveness and to forgive others. unconditionallovelive.com.
Majestic Praise Ministries Youth Sunday, 11 Richards Rd., 4:48 p.m. Sunday. Minister Courtney Burke-Shelton.
Birthday Celebration Service for Elder Johnny M. Hobbs, Jr., at Greater St. John C.O.G.I.C., 2127 West Sylvania Ave., 5 p.m. Sunday. Elder William Lucas of the Liberty Ministries. 419-344-7905 or 419-699-5767.
Harvest Party, St. Stephens C.O.G.I.C., 5509 Dorr St., 5-8 p.m., Saturday.
Bill Sanders, Christian artist in concert at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 5790 West Temperance Rd., Ottawa Lake, 6:30 p.m. Saturday. 734-856-2944.
150th Celebration, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., Pemberville, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. worship services, Sunday. The Rev. David Wietelmann and David Schellhase. 419-637-4313.
Abby Paskvan New CD Release Concert, Wood County Public Library Atrium, 251 North Main St., Bowling Green, 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Free. abbypaskvan.com.
Capital University Chapel Choir with Dr. Lynda R. Hasseler, director, at Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, 2535 Collingwood Blvd., 3 p.m. Sunday. Free-will offering for Lutheran Social Services' mission.
Resurrection Baptist Church Women's Day, 1504 Nebraska Ave., Sunday. Evangelists Kendra Briggs, 11 a.m., and Shalonda Haynes, 4 p.m.
Trunk or Treat at St. Petri Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3120 South Byrne, 6-7 p.m. Sunday. Free hot dogs to first 100 children or adults in costumes.
Ecumenical Bereavement Support Group, St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Parish, Emmaus Room, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Rita Hoff, bereavement ministry. 419-724-4675 or email@example.com.
Toward A Public Theology, Corpus Christi Parish, 2955 Dorr St., lecture 5:30 p.m., questions/comments 6:30 p.m., Tuesday. "Recovering the Church's Public Moral Choice," Peter Feldmeier, University of Toledo. $10. ccup.org/payment.html or 419-531-4992.
Healing and Deliverance Service, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oasis Ministries, Holiday Inn - French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg. 419-787-3772.
Philippine-American Catholic Council Novena and Mass, St. Clement Church, 3030 Tremainsville Rd., 7 p.m. Wednesday.
First Thursday Dialogue Leadership Forum, Toledo Club, 235 14th St., noon-1:15 p.m., Thursday. Joseph Napoli, Toledo Mud Hens and Toledo Walleye. $16 a session, with lunch. 419-244-6711, ext. 515.
Church Women United World Community Day, St. Paul AME Zion, 954 Belmont Ave., noon Friday. $7. 419-727-3809. Deadline Tuesday.
Bethany Lutheran Church women's retreat, 3274 Upton Ave., 6-9:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 5. "His Story, Your Story -- Parables of the Kingdom and the Sweet Life They Offer." $20. 419-472-1397.
St. Rose Catholic Church's women's retreat, 215 East Front St., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5. Genevieve Kineke, author of The Authentic Catholic Woman. 419-874-4559 or stroseoffice@stroseparish.
Day Honor 2011 Operation Hope, Hope Baptist Church, 6250 South Ave., 6 p.m. Nov. 5 and 9:45 a.m. Nov. 6. Kim Phuc and Robert F. Dees. Free steak dinner for vets Nov. 5. 419-867-9996 or hopetoledo.org.
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