Raise Some Cash, a benefit concert for Toledo Area Ministries' Feed Your Neighbor Program, starts at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Village Idiot, 309 Conant St., Maumee. Seven bands to perform. $5 suggested donation. 419-893-7281.
Scenes of the Nativity, Waterville United Methodist Church, Fireside Room, 102 N. Fifth St., Waterville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 2-6:30 p.m. Sunday. The Creches will be on display the first 2 weekends in December. Light refreshments served.
Rosary for Life at Our Lady of Toledo Shrine, Campus Chapel, 655 S. Coy Rd., Oregon, 2 p.m. Saturday.
Annual Men's Day Celebration, 4 p.m. Sunday, Mount Ararat Missionary Baptist Church, 918 Colburn St.
Parish Mission "The Amazing Effects of Sacramental Life," St. Augustine: The Sacraments are God's Sovereign Medicines, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 4605 St. Anthony Rd., Temperance, 7 p.m. Sunday-Monday. 734-854-1143.
Spiritual Adventure Film Series at First Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 200 E. Broadway, Maumee, 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Free showing: Home Alone. 419-893-0223.
"My Brother's Keeper," benefit concert for Cherry Street Mission Ministries, performed by Joshua Generation Ministries, 5 p.m. Sunday, Mount Zion (City of Zion) Baptist Church, 701 Vance St.
Ann Downing, gospel singer and women's speaker, Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 4930 Flanders Rd., 6 p.m. Sunday. Free-will offering.
Deliverance and Healing Service, Oasis Ministries, 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Holiday Inn -- French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg. Open to the public; associated with Bob Larson Ministries. 419-787-3772.
A Festival of Lessons and Carols by John Leavitt featuring the Academy Brass Quintet, Chancel Choir, and the Epworth Orchestra, Epworth United Methodist Church, 3077 Valley View Dr., 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Also scheduled will be the Pershing Rifles from the University of Toledo to remember the 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day. Free.
Olivet Lutheran Church Handbell Christmas concert, 5840 Monroe St., Sylvania, 7 p.m. Sunday. Free-will offering.
Rejoice Handbell Choir of Olivet Lutheran Church Christmas Concert, Toledo Museum of Art, Great Gallery, 2445 Monroe St., 7 p.m. Friday.
Elmwood Community Choir Christmas Concert, Elmwood Community Center Auditorium, 7650 Jerry City Rd., Bloomdale, Ohio, 7 p.m. Sunday.
Discernment -- A Faith and Film Series at Gesu Catholic Church's Sullivan Center, 2049 Parkside Blvd., 7 p.m. Monday. Group discussion after film. Free. gesutoledo.org or 419-531-1421.
Philippine-American Catholic Council Novena and Mass, St. Clement Church, 3030 Tremainsville Rd., 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Zion Lutheran Church continues its Advent Worship Services at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays through Dec. 21, 8307 Memorial Hwy., Ottawa Lake, Mich.
Christian Festival Choir and Orchestra Benefit Christmas Concert, "an Evening in December," Calvary Assembly of God, 5025 Glendale Ave., 7 p.m., Thursday. A love offering will be taken to benefit the Cherry Street Mission Ministries. Signing for the deaf available. 419-865-5795.
The OneNightStand for Singles with Dr. R. A. Vernon, Armory Church, 3319 Nebraska Ave., 8 p.m. Friday. 419-537-9736.
Women's Connection West "Story Hour" and lunch at Sylvania Country Club, 5201 Corey Rd., Sylvania, 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Friday. Marcia Kaplan from A Whale Of A Tale, children's bookstore and Sandi Lemmon share "Confessions of a Workaholic." $14, includes lunch. Reservations by Monday: Jeannine, 419-841-9653.
Ministry of the Watchman School of the Prophets format empowerment meeting, Sisters of Notre Dame Church, Provencial Center, 3837 Secor Rd., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 10. The Rev. Barbara Williams, teacher. 1-800-560-9240, ministryofthewatchman.com.
"The Wonder of Christmas" concert presented by the Choraliers, 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at Hope Community Church of the Nazarene, 5950 Starr Ave., Oregon, and 3 p.m. Dec. 11 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 20 S. Yondota Rd., Curtice, Ohio. Free-will offering; proceeds go to the college arts scholarships.
The Clarence Smith Community Chorus presents "A Community Celebration of Christmas" at Mt. Pilgrim Church, 1401 Hoag St., 6 p.m. Dec. 11. A free-will offering will be taken.
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