The Lutheran Hour WPOS (102.3) Sunday 7 a.m. and on XM satellite radio dial 170 at 1 p.m. host Rev. Dr. Ken Klaus. Jesus said those who are not against him are for him, but the opposite is also true: those who are not for Jesus are against him. (Mark 9:38-40) message is “Jesus, I Don’t Love You.”
Philippine-American Catholic Council Novena and Mass, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, St. Clement Church, 3030 Tremainsville Rd.
Liszt School of Music Chamber Choir from Weimar, Germany, 8 p.m. today, First Presbyterian Church, 126 S. Church St., Bowling Green.
Catholic Social Teaching: Voting for the Common 7-9 p.m. Oct. 8, 2323 W. Bancroft St. Presented by Dr. Geoffrey Grubb with responses by Barb Colvin, Sharon Havelak, Joe Tafelski, and Mike Wielgopolski. Program explores political issues in the coming election in light of Catholic social teaching. Free and open to the public. Information: Father Bob Reinhart or email@example.com.
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. Oct. 9, Bible study with Jean Duston of First Church of Christ. Lunch by Spring Meadows. Program: "Annie Oakley" portrayed by Nelgene Randall. Cost: $3. Reservation required, 419-872-0846.
Deacons & Deaconess on Display Style Show and Luncheon noon today, Indiana Missionary Baptist Church, 640 Indiana Ave. Jerusalem Baptist Church scholarship ministry presents deacons and deaconess style show and throughout the city. Donation: $10.
Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church 3232 Nebraska Ave., pre-Men’s DDay musical program, 5 p.m. today. Various musical groups and around the city will be featured. Information: 419-531-1994.
Friendship Baptist Church celebrates the recovering community, Sunday, 5301 Nebraska Ave. Program titled “Trust God, Clean House, Help Others.” 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. Sunday, 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 the 27th year Trinity has sponsored the series to Lima-area music enthusiasts. Information: 419-227-0800.
Warren AME Church unity day, 11 a.m. Sunday, 915 Collingwood Blvd. Speaker Rev. Anne Henning Byfield, North Indiana Conference. Theme: “One Church-One Calling-One Purpose.”
The Christian Festival Choir invites area singers to join in preparation for ther annual Christmas benefit concert, the cantata “Journey of Promises.” Members come from many churches and are being sought for all positions. This year donations from the free concert will go to Mom’s House. Rehearsals at noon today and other Saturdays, Calvary Assembly of God, 5025 Glendale Ave., until the concert. The concert will be held at Whitmer High School, Dec. 6. Information: www.toledoexaltation.org, 419-865-5795 or 419-260-8284.
Collingwood Presbyterian Church Unleashed! Is the current sermon series, 9:17 a.m. with garden service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, 2108 Collingwood Blvd. The focus will be on James, who reminds us that even the most belligerent of us can be used by God to share Jesus’ life with others. The church will be host to its free community dinner also at 4 to 5:30 p.m. Information: 419-243-3275.
Bible Study “Crossroads” deepening our understanding of God’s Word, 1:45-2:45 p.m. Sunday, 1835 W. Temperance Rd. Details: 734-847-5052.
Toledo Country Limits is an outreach ministry of the Church of St. Andrew United, 3620 Heatherdowns, “Classic Country Showcase,” 6 p.m. Oct. 6. On first Saturday of each month Toledo Country Limits will showcase classic country music. We will feature an evening of old- fashioned Country gospel songs. Everyone is invited to attend an ice cream social immediately following the service. Plan to wear your jeans and come join us for this joyful time of worship with a classic country twist.
Foundation for Life in accordance with Respect Life presents Life Chain, 2-3 p.m. prayer time and 3-4 p.m. roadside witness Oct. 6, Christ the King Church, 4100 Harvest Ln. Reception to follow.
Women’s Day at Bethany Baptist Church, 8:30 a.m. registration, Oct. 6. 2740 Nadeau Rd., Oregon; 9 a.m. to noon. Refuse to be a Victim presentation aimed at giving women information on everyday life and being aware of what may be going on around them in public. Lunch, noon to 1 p.m., is furnished. A short but precise safety briefing follows, with firing of both pistols and rifles. Total cost for the day with lunch: $20. Pre-registration required 734-241-9131
Theology with Toast 10a.m. Oct. 10, Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd., Oregon. Chuck Dombrowski will present the “Bucket List El Salvador.” No reservations needed. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Information: 419-698-0405.
Bethlehem Baptist Church Women’s Retreat Oct. 12-14, Ramada Inn, 3536 Secor Rd. Guest speaker will be Dr. Sabrina D. Black from Detroit. Oct. 12 topic will be Women’s Worth; Oct. 13 Christian Women in Abusive Lifestyles & Managing Me, and Oct. 14 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1430 W. Bancroft St.. Entertainment will be provided by Christian Comedian Kelly Williams from St. John Church of God in Christ. Hotel rooms are still available. Contact the church office Monday, Wednesday, or Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: 419-241-9360.
The Spiritual Awareness Leadership Training (S.A.L.T.), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 and Oct. 13, 4050 Old U. S. Highway 24, Liberty Center. This event will be presented by Bob "Mr. Happy" Moyers, president of the Center of Unconditional Love. Mr. Moyers, who is the author of "Power Of Peaceful Thinking: How To Know Jesus Christ as Savior, Lord, Master, Friend, and King." Reservations required: www.unconditionallovelive.com or 419-533-4191.
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 Provencial Center, 3837 Secor Rd. Teacher will be Rev. Barbara Williams. Teaching you the word of God, and empowering you to do the works of God. Spirit-filled, nondenominational, and Bible-based. No registration fee. Love offering taken. All welcome. Transportation available from Cleveland and Detroit. Information: 1-800-560-9240.
Upper Room Church of God concert with Lynda Randle, 6 p.m. Oct. 13, 520 W. Bigelow Ave., Findlay. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10. Available at Christian Book Store, 438 Tiffin Ave. Information: 419-422-6116.
St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church 100th Anniversary, 11 a.m. Oct. 14, 135 Walnut St., Rossford. Fellowship and dinner 1:30 p.m. at St. Michael Byzantine Church Hall, 4001 Navarre, Oregon. Reservations by Oct. 2. Cost: Adults $30, children $15. Information: 419-666-5627.
Community of Christ Lutheran Church will be host for a Halloween family fun night 6 p.m. Oct. 27, 6517 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse. Dinner and games begin at 6 p.m., and an organ concert featuring Aaron David Miller at 7:30 p.m. Concert will feature silent cartoons and a Charlie Chaplin movie, “The Circus,” accompained by organ. Information: www.commofchrist.org or 419-877-0607.
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