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Toledo Country Limits, outreach ministry of the Church of St. Andrew United, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd. Traditional church service every Saturday evening featuring live country music.

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. Sunday’s feature is Rev. Gregory Seltz’s message, “Jesus, the Pilot of Your Life.” When life seems so beyond our skill or control, we need Jesus, the pilot who alone can rescue us and bring us safely home. (Luke 3:15-22).

Christian Seniors Interacting, sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Perrysburg, 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 200 Zoar Dr., Perrysburg. $3. Lunch provided, reservation required. 419-872-0846.

Theology with Toast, 10 a.m. 2nd Wednesday each month, Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd. No reservations needed. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m.

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

New Light Baptist Church clothes giveaway, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, 1741 Cone St.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Saturday evening of worship and praise 7 p.m. today, 4155 Pickle Rd., Oregon. Featured will be Aaron Collins, The Veil, and Prince of Peace band. Free. Information: 419-691-9407 or

Come to the Good News + Amen, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today, First Lutheran, 109 E. Lincoln, Findlay. A message from Bishop Lohrmann about this Synod. Free; lunch will be provided.

Greater St. John C.O.G.I.C. Harvest Conference, Sunday through Tuesday. 5 p.m. Sunday, pastor Eugene Harris “Rock of Praises”; 7 p.m. Monday pastor Dan Cunningham “United #2 COGIC”; and 7 p.m. Tuesday Bishop Rance Allen “New Bethel COGIC.” 2127 W. Sylvania Ave. Information: 419-344-7905.

Temple Shomer Emunin annual Martin Luther King, Jr., celebration 7 p.m. Jan. 18, 6453 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania. The Sabbath service will be music-filled and will honor the life of Dr. King. Joining in the celebration will be cantorial soloist Deborah Norin-Kuchn, the temple choir, David Carter Symphonic choir, and Scott High School choir.

Sylvania United Church of Christ lecture by Martin Marty 4 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 19, and 9:20 to 10:20 a.m. Jan. 20, 7240 Erie St., Sylvania. What it means to be a Christian in the 21st century. Information: 419-882-0048 or

Phillips Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Women’s Day celebration kick-off with a gospel concert and soul food buffet, noon to 3 p.m. Jan. 20, United Methodist Church of St. Andrews, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd. Cost: $20. Information: 419-283-9836 or 419-902-5772.

It’s Hymn Sing Time Again hosted by Prince of Peach Lutheran Church, 7 p.m. Jan. 20, 8124 Ida East, Ida, Mich. The host church will provide refreshments. Information: 734-848-4774 of

Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration at All Saints Lutheran Church, 4 p.m. Jan. 20, 5445 Heatherdowns Blvd. Pastor Angela Kahabeb of St. Peter of Delphos, Ohio, will peach. She’s a young, recently ordained pastor of the ELCA and a powerful witness to all that God can do and had done. Refreshments will be served after the service. Information: 419-865-7701 or

LoSalem Baptist Church celebrating the legacy and memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 10 a.m. Jan. 21, 660 Vance St. The speaker for the service will be Bishop D. Tisdale of Friendship Full Gospel Baptist Church.

Warren AME Church, 2013 Gospel Extravaganza, 4 p.m. Jan. 26, 915 Collingwood Blvd., calling all praise treams, choirs, praise dancers, vocalist, step, drill, poets, rap, or mime. Featuring youth and young adults. Information: Ernest Faulkner, 419-885-2889 or Darlene Sawyer, 419-490-5656.

Catholic Women’s Breakfast with Chris Norton of Huron, Ohio, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Clarion Inn and Conference Center, 3422 Port Clinton Rd., Fremont. This is sponsored by Magnificat, Our Lady of the Lake Chapter. To register, Hortensia Clevenger, 316 Wexford Dr., Huron, Ohio 44839. Cost: $15 per person. Information: 419-602-0627 or

Sylvania First United Methodist Church first men’s group is holding a free screening of the movie Courageous for fathers and their children. Pizza dinner at 5 p.m., followed by the movie, Jan. 27. Tickets are free and can be picked up in the church office on Sundays in January or by contacting the church office. On Jan. 28, Brian McLaren, an author and a former pastor, will give a presentation from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost: $25. These events will take place at the church, 7000 Erie St., Sylvania. Information: 419-882-2205.

Rosary Cathedral Concert Series, 3 p.m. Feb. 10, 2535 Collingwood Blvd., Vox Choralis with director Dave Jaronowski. Information: 419-244-9575.

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