The Lutheran Hour WPOS (102.3) Sunday 7 a.m. and on XM satellite radio dial 170 at 1 p.m. host Rev. Gregory Seltz. Message is “Revolutionized Relationship.”
Philippine-American Catholic Council Novena and Mass, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, St. Clement Church, 3030 Tremainsville Rd.
Learning to Pray Better Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD, will lecture on “The Cosmic Christ: Bridging Faith and Science,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Today, Franciscan Center Sylvania Franciscan Village 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. Preregistration $20 includes lunch and $25 at door. Information: 419-824-3533.
Beth Moore Simulcast Today, 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Waterville Community Church, 8217 Dutch Rd. Tickets: $15 which includes morning refreshments and lunch. Information: 419-878-2297 or lifeway.com/plsimulcast. She also can be seen at the same time and day at Grace Community Church, 900 Smith Rd., Fremont. Continental breakfast and lunch will be served. Registration: $20 per person and $25 after Sept. 9. Information: 419-332-2623 or www.gracecom.net.
Men’s Day and Male Empowerment Sunday 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Center of Hope Community Baptist Church, 1656 Dorr St. Male empowerment service to recognize the past and present efforts of African American males to rebuild our local community. The service will also feature presentations from the University of Toledo Department of Political Science, Criminal Justice, Student African American Brotherhood, and the United Pastors for Social Empowerment. Rev. Donald Perryman will bring the main address. Information: 419-304-5693 or 419-304-6590.
St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church Women’s Day, 10:45 a.m. Sunday, 1502 N. Detroit Ave., Theme: “Christian Women Living in the Moment.” Morning speaker will be Linda Mullugatto of Detroit.
Calvary Baptist Church Roses of Flower Club Anniversary 4 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Charles McBee and Family Baptist Church will be guest for this event. Information: 419-242-9173.
Multi-Faith Friends “Us and Them” 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Rudy’s Hotdog, 4748 Monroe. Let’s discover how to communicate without hurting ourselves.
Blessed John XXII Catholic community presents an evening of awareness regarding human trafficking 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 17, 24250 Dixie Hwy. Please bring small travel toiletries for women. Speaker will be Mary Schmidbauer of Second Chance.
Exposed, a Gospel Musical Drama 7 p.m. Sept. 21-22 and 5 p.m. Sept. 23, Maumee Indoor Theater, 601 Conant St., Maumee. Sponsored by Church’s Chicken on Franklin and Dale-Riggs Funeral Home. Cost: Advance $20, Door $25, and Seniors $15, students ages 5-21 with school ID if over 18 and groups of 10 or more. Information: 419-508-8919 or 419-215-1464.
Theologian and Jesus scholar Marcus Borg to speak on reclaiming the Christian language and mysticism, Sept. 21 and 22, 7240 Erie St., Sylvania. Information: 419-882-0048.
Toledo Chapter Full Gospel Business Men’s dinner meeting, 7 p.m. Sept. 21, Uncle John’s Pancakes House, 3131 Secor Rd. Pastor and Director John Cattell of Disciple House in Defiance will be speaker. John and Kay, his wife, are two of over 5,000 missionaries reaching 250 million lost souls in North America. Order from menu. Everyone will receive their own check. Information: 419-867-8401.
Experience Women’s Explosion 2012 5 p.m. Sept. 21, Bob Evans Restaurant, 2433 S. Reynolds. Responsible for your own meal. “Friday Night Special With God. Games and gifts provided; 1 p.m. today, surprise session, food, and more. End Time Christian Fellowship, 2902 Auburn Ave. Information: 699-2569.
Bible Study “Crossroads” deepening our understanding of God’s Word, 1:45-2:45 p.m. Sunday, 11835 W. Temperance Ave. Information: 734-847-5052.
The Church of St. Andrew United Methodist 50th Anniversary, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 23, 3662 Heatherdowns Blvd. Past members and their families are invited. The public is also welcome to attend. Information: 419-385-6160.
Rosary Cathedral Concert Series with Liszt School of Music Chamber Choir, Weimar, Germany, will perform a concert “Sing to the Lord a New Song,” Jurgen Puschbeck director, 3 p.m. Sept. 23, 2535 Collingwood Blvd. The concert is presented in memory of Joseph Lawton by his family. Information: 419-244-9575.
Lecture sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist 3 p.m. Sept. 23, 4647 W. Central Ave. “God’s Love Answers all Your Needs,” a free public talk by Ricardo Saldivar. Hear how god’s love is with us right now, right where we are. He is always tenderly taking care of us and as we understand this fact, it becomes apparent in our lives. Information: 419-536-2184.
Christian Seniors Interacting sponsored by The First United Methodist Church of Perrysburg on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 200 Zoar Dr., Perrysburg. Sept. 25, Bible Study by Pastor John Ruitz of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Lunch will be provided by Otterbein Skilled Care and Rehab Neighborhoods. Cost: $3. Reservation required 419-872-0846.
38th Annual Bryan Area Christian Prayer Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Sept. 27, continental breakfast, 10 a.m. program, 905 Center St., Bryan. Guest speaker will be Kay Fox Allison. Donation: $7. Tickets call: 419-636-7028.
Deacons & Deaconess on Display Style Show and Luncheon noon Sept. 29, Indiana Missionary Baptist Church, 640 Indiana Ave. Jerusalem Baptist Church scholarship ministry presents deacons and deaconess style show from throughout the city. Donation: $10.
Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church 3232 Nebraska Ave., pre-men’s day musical program, 5 p.m. Sept. 29. Various musical groups from around the city will be featured. Information: 419-531-1994.
Friendship Baptist Church celebrates the recovering community, Sept. 30, 5301 Nebraska Ave. Celebrates the recovering community entitled, “Trust God, Clean House, Help Others.” We are looking for those in the recovering community to sing with the recovery choir. Choir rehearsals are Wednesday 7 p.m. Information: 419-531-3242.
Ronald W. Richards Music Series will present the opening concert for the 2012-2013 season with Robert Wisniewski, principal organist of St. Joseph Cathedral in Columbus, 3 p.m. Sept. 30, Trinity United Methodist Church, 301 W. Market St., Lima. A free-will offering will be received to assist with music scholarships for students who intend to make teaching music a career. This marks 27th year Trinity has sponsored the series to Lima area music enthusiasts. Information: 419-227-0800.
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