Religion calendar: 4/13


The Lutheran Hour, WPOS-FM (102.3) 7 a.m. Sunday and on XM satellite radio dial 170 at 1 p.m. This Sunday is Rev. Gregory Seltz's message "A Resurrection Do-Over" — In the redeeming hands of the risen savior, your life becomes a work of art. (John 21:1-17).

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. 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. 419-698-0405.

Ministry of Watchman Empowerment meeting, school of the prophets format, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Sister of Notre Dame Church, 3837 Secor Rd. Love offering taken. 1-800-560-9240.

Kirkin O'Tartan Scottish worship service at Eastminster United Presbyterian Church, 725 Navarre Ave., 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Traditional Scottish cookies and tea following service.

United Church of God, 1122 Bronson Ave., bless the babies service and fellowship dinner, 11 a.m. Sunday. 419-729-3819.

Catholic Women's Breakfast with Jenn Giroux of Cincinnati, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., April 20, Anjulina's Catering and Banquet Hall, 2270 Hayes Ave., Fremont. Sponsored by Magnificat, Our Lady of the Lake Chapter. Register by sending $15 to Hortensia Clevenger, 316 Wexford Dr., Huron, Oh, 44839. 419-602-0627 or

Horace H. B. Sanders, a Christian comedian performing at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 4030 Douglas Rd., 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10 adults, free for children under 12. 419-473-1294.

Eating Disorders, Trauma explored at Lifetree Cafe at two locations: The Zone, 405 Sackett St., Maumee, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 419-893-8761 and Francis Family YMCA, 2000 W. Dean Rd., Temperance, Mich., 5 p.m. Saturday, 419-410-6779. Program: "Triumph Over Trauma: One Woman's Struggle with Anorexia," features an exclusive filmed interview. Snacks and beverages available.

Revival at True Light Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2909 N. Detroit Ave., 6:30 p.m. prayer, 7 p.m. event Wednesday and Thursday. Speaker: Elder Tyrone Kaiser, King's Temple Church, Marion, Ohio. Host Pastor: District Elder Sylvester Awls. 419-509-5770 or 419-537-9329.

Film screening of the documentary Sex + Money at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, 7 p.m. Monday. The film follows a group of student photojournalists across the United States who interview human trafficking victims, pimps, social service providers, and law enforcement officials. They seek to understand the nature of modern human slavery and how the sexual exploitation of children has become the nation's fastest growing form of organized crime. Question and answer time with local experts after the film. Free. Refreshments provided. For more information: or Pastor Ann Marshall at Zoar, 419-874-4346.

"Not Afraid of Darwin or Christ," a live webinar on theology, evolution, and human nature at Lourdes University's Franciscan Center Conference Room, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Free, with discussion following. Sponsored by Sylvania United Church of Christ. For more information: Pastor Luke Lindon at or 419-882-0048.

The Toledo Conference welcomes you to a time of ecumenical and interfaith growth at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, first presentation/discussion 10 a.m. following the 8:30 a.m. fellowship and 9 a.m. Eucharist, lunch, followed by second presentation at 1 p.m. Thursday. Presenter the Rev. Don McCoid. Reservations: 419-874-4346 or email

Free Health Fair at Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 20. Testing for skin cancer, blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, skin lesions, hearing, and vision.

Believers' Dinner at the Original Pancake House, 3310 W. Central Ave., 6 p.m. Friday. Speaker: Judy Asmus Hill, "There is no place to quit in life when you are a Christian."

St. Anthony Catholic Church presents St. Luke Production of "Maximilian — Saint of Auschwitz" performed by Leonardo Defilippis, 4605 St. Anthony Rd., Temperance, 7 p.m. Friday.Ninety-minute program for ages 10 and up. 734-854-1143 or

Ministry Fair at Community of Christ Lutheran Church, 6517 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse, 9 to 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon April 21. Displays for all ministry opportunities within the church and ministry partners.

Toledo Symphony Chamber String Orchestra to perform Vaivaldi's "Four Seasons" at the Valentine Theatre, 410 Adams St., 2 p.m. April 21. Tickets: 419-242-2787: Information: Bill Cook, 419-698-4331 or George Mezinko, 419-724-1352. Proceeds from tickets, which cost $50 or $100, to benefit Little Sisters of the Poor, Sisters of Notre Dame, Sisters of St. Francis-Sylvania, Sisters of St. Francis-Tiffin, and Ursuline Sisters.

Derrick Roberts, the Interfaith Mass Choir Gospel Concert, and the Brian Thomas Chorale at Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church, 565 Palmwood Ave., 5 to 7 p.m. April 21. Other guests will perform as well. Free admission.

It's Hymn Sing Time Again! at Heritage United Methodist Church, 4010 N. Custer Rd., Monroe, 7 p.m. April 21. Information: Diana Smith, 734-848-4774 or

Lutheran Homes Society at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, registration 6:30 p.m., worship 7 p.m., meeting 7:30 p.m. April 22. Keynote speaker Charlotte Haberaecker, president and CEO of Lutheran Services in America. Refreshments in the Family Life Center. This event is aimed at those interested in the mission and ministry of Lutheran Homes Society. Free, reservations due by Monday at: 419-861-4954 or

Findlay Ministerial Association's Backyard Mission Trip 2013 is gathering Findlay area volunteers to do yard work, painting, and minor repairs to homes in the community on April 27. To participate or request aid, contact Becky Greeno at 419-424-7466; Pastor Chris Schutz at 419-422-3214; Pastor Matt Hayden at 419-422-3306; or

The deadline for news items for the Religion Calendar is noon Tuesday. 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.