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’s message , God gives great and even greater grace because we need it and only God can provide it. (James -4:5-10) is “With God, There Is Great Even Greater Grace.”
Philippine-American Catholic Council Novena and Mass, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, St. Clement Church, 3030 Tremainsville Rd.
Experience Women’s Explosion 2012 1 p.m. today. Surprise session, food, and more. End Time Christian Fellowship, 2902 Auburn Ave. Information: 699-2569.
New Light Missionary Baptist Church States Rally Luncheon, 2 p.m. today, 1741 Cone St. Donation $10.
a Gospel Musical DramaExposed, 7 p.m. today and 5 p.m. Sunday, Maumee Indoor Theater, 601 Conant St. 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, various sessions 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. today, Sylvania United Church of Christ, 7240 Erie St., Sylvania. Information: 419-882-0048.
Bible Study “Crossroads” deepening our understanding of God’s Word, 1:45-2:45 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 30, 11835 W. Temperance. Information: 734-847-5052.
The Church of St. Andrew United Methodist Church 50th Anniversary, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 3662 Heatherdowns Blvd. Past members and families invited. Information: 419-385-6160.
Rosary Cathedral Concert Series with Liszt School of Music Chamber Choir from Weimar, Germany, to perform a concert “Sing to the Lord a New Song,” Jurgen Puschbeck director, 3 p.m. Sunday, 2535 Collingwood Blvd. The concert is presented in memory of Joseph Lawton by his family. Information: 419-244-9575. The Liszt School of Music Chamber Choir is also to perform the full concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 and once again for regular worship service 11 a.m. Sept. 30 with selective songs, Phillips Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 565 Palmwood Ave. It is to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 29 at First Presbyterian Church, 126 S. Church St., Bowling Green.
Free lecture sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist 3 p.m. Sunday, 4647 W. Central Ave. “God’s Love Answers all Your Needs,” by Ricardo Saldivar. Information: 419-536-2184.
Sylvania First United Methodist Church free lunch and Veggie Tales Movie, noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, 7000 Erie St., Sylvania. Information: 419-882-2205.
Vintage Rock and Roll Concert & Classic Car Show .www.zionwaterville.com3 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Sunday. Phil Dirt and the Dozers to play. Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., Sylvania. Proceeds will go toward the Tumaini Medical Mission, organized by 3 Lutheran churches in the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. Donations to the mission may be made through Zion Lutheran Church in Waterville by calling: 419-878-0266. Tickets:
Christian Seniors Interacting sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Perrysburg on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 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 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. Speaker Kay Fox Allison. Donation: $7. Tickets call: 419-636-7028.
Deacons & Deaconess on Display Style Show and Luncheon Sept. 29, Indiana Missionary Baptist Church, 640 Indiana Ave. Donation: $10.noon
Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church 3232 Nebraska Ave., premen’s day musical program, 5 p.m. Sept. 29. Various musical groups from around the city. Information: 419-531-1994.
Friendship Baptist Church celebrates the recovering community, Sept. 30, 5301 Nebraska Ave. “Trust God, Clean House, Help Others.” Members of the recovering community sought to sing with the recovery choir. Rehearsal Wednesday 7 p.m. Information: 419-531-3242.
Ronald W. Richards Music Series 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. Free-will offering to assist with music scholarships for students who intend to make teaching music a career. Information: 419-227-0800.
Warren AME Church unity day, 11 a.m. Sept. 30, 915 Collingwood Blvd. Rev. Anne Henning Byfield, North Indiana Conference. Theme: “One Church-One Calling-One Purpose.”
Christian Festival Choir invites area singers to join in preparation for the annual Christmas benefit concert, the cantata “Journey of Promises.” This year donations from the concert will go to Mom’s House. Rehearsals noon Sept. 29, Calvary Assembly of God, 5025 Glendale Ave. until the concert. The concert will be at Whitmer High School, Dec. 6. Information: toledoexaltation.org, 419-865-5795 or 419-260-8284.
Ministry of the Watchman school of the prophets format empowerment meeting, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13, Sisters of Notre Dame Church Provincial Center, 3837 Secor Rd. Teacher, Rev. Barbara Williams. Spirit-filled, nondenominational, Bible-based. Information: 1-800-560-9240.
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