The Lutheran Hour WPOS (102.3) Sunday 7 a.m. and on XM satellite radio dial 170 at 1 p.m. with host the Rev. Dr. 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, the Church of St. Andrew United, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd., “Classic Country Showcase,” 6 p.m. the first Saturday of each month. Event features an evening of old-fashioned country gospel songs. All are invited to attend an ice cream social immediately after the service. Wear jeans and join us for worship with a classic country twist.
The Christian Festival Choir invites area singers to join them in preparation for its annual Christmas benefit concert, “Journey of Promises.” Members come from many churches and are sought for all positions. Donations from the free concert will go to Mom’s House. Rehearsals 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Calvary Assembly of God, 5025 Glendale Ave. until the concert, which is at Whitmer High School on Dec. 13. Information: www.toledoexaltation.org, 419-865-5795, or 419-260-8284.
Training and Enrichment for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, South Region, 8 a.m. check-in, 9 a.m. Mass, 10 a.m. program, today, Our Lady of Mt. 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. All are welcome. Cost: $10 per person. Information: 313-237-5905.
Annunciation Radio religious freedom event, noon-1 p.m. today, Christ the King Catholic Church, 4100 Harvest Ln. This is a prayerful silent witness similar to a life chain. Participants will meet in the church parking lot at 11:30 a.m. Silent prayer and witness-holding signs will be supplied. Annunciation Radio also will hold a Holy Hour to pray for the success of the Fall Sharathon, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, St. Rose Church, 215 E. Front St., Perrysburg. Information: www.AnnunciationRadio.com or 1-877-275-8098.
Community of Christ Lutheran Church Lutheran Basics class, 11:15 a.m. Sunday, 6527 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse. Four-week course with classes lasting approximately 45 minutes. Workship times are Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m and 10 a.m. Information: 419-877-0607.
United Muslim Association of Toledo 16th annual unity dinner, 4 p.m. Sunday, Mahogany Ball Room at Hilton Toledo, 3100 Glendale Ave. This year’s theme: American Muslims for a Just and Prosperous America.Tickets: $35.
Rosary Cathedral Concert Series, 3 p.m. Sunday, 2535 Collingwood Blvd. Toledo Diocesan Choir and Orchestra with Paul Monachino, conductor. Featuring Antonio Vivaldi, the "Magnificat," and G. F. Handel, "Organ Concerto in G Minor." Information: 419-244-9575.
Bible Study “Crossroads” deepening understanding of God’s Word, 1:45-2:45 p.m. Sunday, 1835 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance. Information: 734-847-5052.
Christian Seniors Interacting, sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Perrysburg on second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 200 Zoar Dr., Perrysburg. Lunch provided. Tuesday, Bible Study with the Rev. Darcy Metcalf of First Presbyterian Church, lunch by Witzler-Shank Funeral Homes. Program: “Ah, There’s Good News Tonight,” radio commentators of the 1930s and 1940s with Jack Shaffer. Cost: $3. Reservation required: 419-872-0846.
St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church connectional lay service, 11 a.m. Sunday, 954 Belmont. Speaker: Dr. Yvonne A. Tracey, general president. Colors will be black and gold.
Calvary Missionary Baptist Church 83rd Church Anniversary, 4 p.m. Sunday, 702 Collingwood Blvd. with Pastor Cordell Jenkins from the Abundant Life Ministries and 4 p.m. Oct. 28, Bishop Randal Parker III from the Manifested Word Church.
New Bethel C.O.G.I.C. 27th Pastoral Anniversary, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday with Bishop Rance L. Allen, pastor, and 7 p.m. Oct. 26, pastor aide service with Prophet George Bostic, Jr. Information: 419-410-9478.
Community of Christ Lutheran Church offering Lutheran Basics classes 11:15 a.m on Saturdays from today until Nov. 11, Community of Christ Lutheran Church, 6517 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse. The church will host a Halloween family fun night 6 p.m. Oct. 27. 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.
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.
Compelled Church Assembly of God Dwell, a worship experience, 6 p.m. Oct. 27, Compelled Church Assembly of God, 8970 Jackman Rd., Temperance. Gathering is open to everyone and children’s ministry will be provided; also the church will have Renovate, Men’s Conference, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, and Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m. to noon with guest speaker Jim Weigand from the Freedom Center in Fenton, Mich. Information: 734-850-0051 or www.compelledchurch.tv.
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 the Rev. April Hearn of Detroit. Presented by Women of Worth and Boadacious Women of Center of Hope.
Maumee United Methodist Church memorial service for veterans 6:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Maumee United Methodist Church, 405 Sackett St., Maumee. Veterans will be remember those with whom they served before preparing holiday greetings for those serving currently. Information: 419-661-1663.
Church Women United, Inc., luncheon and worship program, noon Nov. 2, Cass Road Baptist Church, 1400 Cass Rd. A World Community Day. Cost: $7 per person.
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