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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. Today, God goes country with a silly twist. The popular TV show Hee Haw will be showcased. Many funny skits from the series will be re-enacted by the regular TCL performers and other church members.

New Light Missionary Baptist Church women’s ministry will have a presentation on human trafficking presented by Mary Schmidtbauer from Second Chances, 1 p.m. today, 1741 Cone St. Everyone is welcome.

Our Lady of Toledo Shrine spiritual committee meeting, noon today; Rosary for Life and Chaplet of Divine Mercy 2 p.m. today, 655 S. Coy Road, Oregon.

The Lutheran Hour, WPOS (102.3) Sunday 7 a.m. and on XM satellite radio dial 170 at 1 p.m. Host the Rev. Dr. Ken Klaus. Sunday will feature host the Rev. Gregory Seltz, with the message “When Life Overwhelms, God Provides. Life is hard, but God provides real strength to face everyday struggles. (Jeremiah 1).

Christian Seniors Interacting, sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Perrysburg, second and fourth 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. second Wednesday each month, Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd. No reservations needed. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 13 will feature Monica Martinez, who will present “Theology of the Family.”

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

Christian Motorcycle Group “Wind Worshippers” meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, Maumee United Methodist Church, 405 Sackett St., Maumee. Information: 419-893-8761.

Padre Pio Prayer Group, Diocese of Toledo monthly meeting, second Saturday of each month, which includes 8 a.m. Mass, Rosary, discussion, and adoration, Christ the King Church, 4100 Harvest Ln. Information: 419-356-4208 or

Garden Park Christian Church presents Understanding Islam, 6:30 to 9 p.m. today, and 9:30 to 10:50 a.m. Sunday, 8605 Salisbury Rd., Monclova Township. George and Zina Al-Salty, who have served as missionaries and church planters in Arab countries, will present a weekend event designed for Christians to learn about the Islamic faith and culture. The event is free and all are welcome. Information: 419-868-7700,, or

Bono Baptist Church will show the movie Courageous, 3 p.m. Sunday, 967 Main St., Bono, Ohio. Admission is free; 7 p.m. Wednesday, eight-week studies for men: Challenging men to be the bold and intentional leaders of their homes, and women challenged to embrace and thrive in God’s beautiful and eternal call on their lives. Information: 419-836-3909.

St. Andrew United Methodist Church, basic extreme couponing class, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd. The class will be led by local well-known authority on the subject, Jodi Cocagne, who owns Today’s Couponing. Open to the community. The admission is a donation of 10 nonperishable food items or physical hygiene items. All donations will be given to Feed Your Neighbor. Preregister or information: Jodi Packard, 419-297-5121 or

Dare to believe!, Christ the King parish mission to be conducted by the Rev. John Graden, 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, in the church, 4100 Harvest Ln. Father Graden will meet and invite people at all weekend masses today and Sunday. The mission is open to all in the Toledo area who wish to come and be energized by the uplifting experiences of the services.

Ministry of the Watchman Empowerment meeting School of the Prophets Format, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 9, Sisters of Notre Dame Church, 3837 Secor Rd. The Rev. Barbara Williams will be the teacher. She will teach the Word of God, and empowering you to do the works of God. School of the Prophets setting. Spirit-filled, non-denominational and Bible-based. No registration fee. Love offering taken. All welcome. Transportation available from Cleveland and Detroit. Information: 216-233-1757.

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. Sponsored by Magnificat, Our Lady of the Lake Chapter. To register, Hortensia Clevenger, 316 Wexford Dr., Huron, Ohio 44839. $15 per person. Information: 419-602-0627 or

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

Ash Wednesday Service will be held 6 p.m. Feb. 13, The University Church, 4747 Hill Ave. We will begin the Lenten journey toward Easter with a moving message by the Rev. Julian Davies. Reflective service will be focused on Psalm 51:1-17 with community music, the imposition of ashes, and communion.

Zion Lutheran Church LCMC Ash Wednesday and Lenten Services, 7 p.m. Feb. 13, 8307 Memorial Hwy., Ottawa Lake, Mich. The following Lenten services will be 7 p.m. on Feb. 20 and 27, March 6, 13, and 20.

Valentine’s Day Special come and hear what God wants to tell you, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 14 and Feb. 16, Widewater Retreat Center, 4050 Old U.S. 24. “Spirit Alive Leadership Training (S.A.L.T.).” Light lunch and beverages. Reservations Required. Cost: $25 for 2 and $25 for 1. Information: 419-533-4191.

FamilyLife of Northwest Ohio will present the Art of Marriage, 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 15 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 16, West Toledo YMCA, 2110 Tremainsville Rd. There will be six-session video event to help strengthen your marriage. The event is designed to help you grow as a couple and strengthen the foundation of your marriage through six dynamic sessions. $44 per couple before Thursday, and $49 per couple after Thursday. Information or to schedule: 419-340-9020.

The deadline for news items for the Religion Calendar is noon Wednesday. Mail items to the Religion Editor, The Blade, 541 North Superior St., Toledo, Ohio 43660; fax to 419-724-6439, or email to For a listing in the Directory of Worship, call 419-724-6485. For retail advertising on the Religion pages, call 419-724-6350.

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