Religion Calendar: 10-13


The Lutheran Hour WPOS (102.3) Sunday 7 a.m. and on XM Satellite Radio dial 170 at 1 p.m. Host: Rev. Ken Klaus.

Philippine-American Catholic Council Novena and Mass, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, St. Clement Church, 3030 Tremainsville Rd.

Toledo Country Limits is an outreach ministry of the Church of St. Andrew United, 3620 Heatherdowns, “Classic Country Showcase,” 6 p.m. On first Saturday of each month Toledo Country Limits will showcase a 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.

Christian Seniors Interacting  sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Perrysburg on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 200 Zoar Dr., Perrysburg. Lunch will be provided. Bible study with Rev. Darcy Metcalf of First Presbyterian Church. Program: "Ah, There Is Good News Tonight," radio commentators of the ’30s and ’40s with Jack Shaffer. Cost: $3. Reservation required 419-872-0846.

The Christian Festival Choir  invites area singers to join it in preparation for the 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 noon today, Calvary Assembly of God, 5025 Glendale Ave., until the concert. Concert at Whitmer High School Dec. 6. Information:, 419-865-5795 or 419-260-8284.

Bethlehem Baptist Church Women’s Retreat, Ramada Inn, 3536 Secor Rd., today Christian Women in Abusive Lifestyles & Managing Me, and Sunday at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1430 W. Bancroft. Entertainment will be provided by Christian comedian Kelly Williams from St. John Church of God in Christ. Hotel rooms are still available. Information: 419-241-9360.

Spiritual Awareness Leadership Training (S.A.L.T.), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, 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 is the author of “Power Of Peaceful Thinking: How To Know Jesus Christ as Savior, Lord, Master, Friend, and King.” Reservations required: or 419-533-4191.

Ministry of the Watchman school of the prophets format empowerment meeting, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Sisters of Notre Dame Church Provincial 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.

Pink Smoke over the Vatican, 2 p.m. today, Sanger Branch Public Library, 3030 W. Central Ave. Documentary on women’s ordination in the Catholic Church. Free. Open to the public.

Upper Room Church of God concert with Lynda Randle, 6 p.m. today, 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.

The Emmanuel Apostolic Tabernacle Annual Men’s Day, 6 p.m. today and Sunday, 602 Tecumseh St. Today, 6 p.m. featuring the Mighty Brothers of Harmony with guest singers, deacon Timothy Hayes, Emmanuel Apostolic praise team, and Sister Denise Fields with other guest soloist and artists. Sunday, 11 a.m. service with Elder Derrick Wells from Columbus guest speaker and 4 p.m. service with Rev. Benjamin Thomas of Solomon Temple along with his choir.

First Christian Church 150th Celebration or Sesquicentennial Celebration, today 4-6:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:30 a.m., 129 East Elm St., Wauseon. Saturday will be open house in the fellowship hall, displays of our history, and fellowship; 6:30 p.m. casual vesper service in the sanctuary and DVD presentation. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday school and coffee hour; 10:45 a.m. formal worship and Rev. Dr. Bill Edwards, preacher. Former pastors participating. A potluck dinner will follow. These are some of the events planned. Information: 419-335-4557.

Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church Annual Women’s Day, 4 p.m. Sunday, 2008 Valentine St. Guest speaker will be Sister Olivia Holden. Theme: "Where Is Your Faith." Information: 419-376-3994 or 419-698-4367.

St. Michael Ukrainian Catholic Church 100th Anniversary, 11 a.m. Sunday, 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.

Bible Study “Crossroads” deepening our understanding of God’s word, 1:45-2:45 p.m. Sunday, 1835 W. Temperance. Information: 734-847-5052.

Servant’s Heart Christian Church 8th Anniversary, 5 p.m. Sunday, 702 Stebbins St. Guest speaker will be Elder Danny Ransey.

Foundation for Life Benefit for Life Gala, 6:30 p.m. social hour, 7:30 p.m. program, Oct. 16, The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. Keynote speaker Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr. This year’s theme is "Being the Voice That Breaks the Spiral of Silence." Cost: $60 includes heavy hors d’ oeuvres and open bar. Information and reservation: or 419-535-5800.

The 30th Annual Holy Toledo Catholic Charismatic Conference, Oct. 19 and 20, All Saints Catholic Church, 628 Lime City Rd. Rossford. 7-10 p.m. Oct. 19 with Bishop Leonard P. Blair giving the opening address; Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Virgil Mass at 7 p.m., followed by healing service. Featured speakers will be Jim Murphy founder of Vera Cruz Communications and Mark Nimo from Ghana in West Africa. He has ministered in over 35 countries. Registration: $25 a person. Information: 419-691-6686.

Training and Enrichment for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, South Region, 8 a.m. check-in, 9 a.m. mass, 10 a.m. program, Oct. 20, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 8330 Lewis Ave., Temperance. This day is especially for all in the south region who provide and/or are interested in providing pastoral care to the sick (but all are welcome). RSVP by Oct. 17. Cost: $10 per person. Information: 313-237-5905.

Annunciation Radio is sponsoring a Religious Freedom Event, noon-1 p.m. Oct. 20, Christ the King Catholic Church, 4100 Harvest Ln. This is a prayerful silent witness similar to a life chain. They will assemble in the church parking lot at 11:30 a.m. Silent prayer and witness holding signs will be supplied. Come and show your support. Information: 1-877-275-8098.

Community of Christ Lutheran Church offering Lutheran Basics class 11:15 a.m. Oct. 21, 6527 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse. This will be a four-week course on Lutheran Basics, each class lasting approximately 45 minutes. Workshop times are Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m and 10 a.m. Information: 419-877-0607.

Rosary Cathedral Concert Series, 3 p.m. Oct. 21, 2535 Collingwood Blvd. Toledo Diocesan Choir and Orchestra with Paul Monachino conductor, Antonio Vivaldi’s Magnificat and G. F. Handel, Organ Concerto in G minor. Information: 419-244-9575.

Community of Christ Lutheran Church will host 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 is at 7:30 p.m. Concert will feature silent cartoons and a Charlie Chaplin movie “The Circus” accompained by organ. Information: or 419-877-0607.

St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church connectional lay Sunday, 11 a.m. Oct. 21, 954 Belmont. Speaker will be Dr. Yvonne A. Tracey, general president. Colors will be black and gold.

7th Celebration of National Forgiveness Day, 10 a.m. Oct. 27, Liberty Center Library, 124 East St., Liberty Center. God’s people will be asked to join the forgiveness walk. Information: 419-533-4191.

Center of Hope Community Baptist Church Women’s Day Celebration, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28, Center of Hope Community Baptist Church, 1656 Dorr St. Guest speaker will be Rev. April Hearn of Detroit. Presented by Women of Worth and Boadacious Women of Center of Hope.

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