Church Calendar: 12-31


Sanctus Real New Year's Eve Concert, Cedar Creek Church, 29129 Lime City Rd., Perrysburg, doors open 5:30 p.m., concert 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 at the door, cash or check only. 419-661-8661.

St. Anthony Catholic Church weekend Mass, 4605 St. Anthony Rd., Temperance, schedule begins New Year's Day, Sundays, 9-11 a.m. and Saturdays at 5 p.m. 734-854-1143.

St. Stephens COGIC New Year's Eve Service, 5509 Dorr St., 10 p.m.

Free movie, "Courageous," Calvary Assembly of God's Maumee location, 1360 Conant St., 7 p.m. Saturday.

Sylvania First United Methodist Church Ultimate 2011 Last Day Spectacular party, 7000 Erie St., Sylvania, noon-2 p.m. Saturday, worship at 5:30 p.m. Bands, games, jumpies, food. or 419-882-2205.

First St. Mark's Lutheran Church New Year's Eve Soup and Service, 1121 Grasser St., Oregon, 5:30 p.m. 419-693-7128.

The Hoppers New Year's Eve Concert, Gateway Church, 9555 County Rd., Findlay, doors open 6 p.m., concert 7 p.m. Also performing: local gospel group Sojourner. Tickets $18 night of show. Presented by Hancock Christian Clearing House, 419-422-2222 or

Rew!nd contemporary Praise Service, St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 435 2nd St., Hamler, Ohio, 6:30 p.m. Sunday. 419-274-2611.

Toledo Gospel Rescue Mission's One meal/One Service for the needy, Outreach Center, 670 Phillips Ave., 5 p.m. Sunday.

Marty Pollio New Year's Eve Laugh In, Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd., 9 p.m. Saturday. "Clean comedy for a cause." Tickets: $17.50. Call 800-838-3006 or

St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Parish Ecumenical Bereavement Support Group, Emmaus Room, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., 3-4:30 p.m., Tuesday. Speaker: Rita Hoff, Bereavement Ministry Team. Contact: Rita, 419-724-4675 or

Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania Come and See Vocation Discernment Weekend, Motherhouse of Sylvania Franciscans, Jan. 6-8. Information: Sister Julie Myers, OSF, 419-824-3914, or

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