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Religion calendar: 4/20

The Lutheran Hour, WPOS (102.3) Sunday 7 a.m. and on XM satellite radio dial 170 at 1 p.m. This Sunday host Rev. Gregory Seltz’s message is “Jesus Christ: God and Good” Christ is God and He is good the Good Shepherd who gave himself to save the sheep. (John 10:22-30).

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. Information: 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. Information: 419-698-0405.

Catholic Women’s Breakfast with Jenn Giroux of Cincinnati, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., today, 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. Information: 419-602-0627 or

Free Health Fair at Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor Rd. corner of Bancroft St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today. Testing and exams for skin cancer, blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, skin lesions, hearing and visual ear.

Catholic Women’s Breakfast with Jen Giroux of Cincinnati, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today, Anjulina’s Catering and Banquet Hall, 2270 Hayes Ave., Fremont. This is sponsored by Mangnificat, Our Lady of the Lake Chapter. Registration required. Cost: $15 to Hortensia Clevenger, 316 Wexford Dr., Huron, Ohio 44839. Information: 419-602-0627 of

United Church of God Women’s Breakfast, 9 a.m. today, 1122 Bronson Ave. and Youth/Kids Recognition Day, 11 a.m. Sunday.

Ministry Fair offered at Community of Christ Lutheran Church, 6517 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse, 9 to 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon Sunday. There will be displays for all of the ministry opportunities within the church, as well as ministry partners. Information:

Toledo Symphony Chamber String Orchestra to perform Vaivaldi’s “Four Seasons” at the Valentine Theatre, 410 Adams St., 2 p.m. Sunday. Reserve your tickets by calling 419-242-2787: $50; $100 patron ticket. For information: Bill Cook, 419-698-4331 or George Mezinko, 419-724-1352. Proceeds to benefit ministries of Little Sisters of the Poor, Sisters of Notre Dame, Sisters of St. Francis-Sylvania, Sisters of St. Francis-Tiffin, and Ursuline Sisters.

Derrick Roberts and the Interfaith Mass Choir Gospel Concert at Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church, 565 Palmwood Ave., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Other special guests will perform as well. Free and open to the public.

Mount Ararat Missionary Baptist Church anniversary, 4 p.m. Sunday, 918 Colburn St. Guest speaker will be pastor W. L. Knighten, Sr. and the Northwestern Baptist Church.

It’s Hymn Sing Time Again! host Heritage United Methodist Church, 4010 N. Custer Rd., Raisinville, Michigan, 7 p.m. Sunday. Lots of fun, fellowship, and great music. Information: Diana Smith, 734-848-4774 or email

Lutheran Homes Society meeting at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, registration 6:30 p.m., worship service 7 p.m., meeting 7:30 p.m. Monday. Featuring keynote speaker Charlotte Haberaecker, President and CEO of Lutheran Services in America, headquartered in Washington, DC. Refreshments will be served in the Famly Life Center at the end of the evening. This event is open to individuals interested in the mission and ministry of Lutheran Homes Society. There is no cost, but reservations are required by Monday at: 419-861-4954 or email

Findlay Ministerial Association’s Backyard Mission Trip 2013 instead of going afar on a Mission Trip, we are gathering Findlay area volunteers to do yard work, painting, and minor house repairs to homes in the Findlay community on April 27. If you or someone you know would like to participate, or if you know a family in need of repairs please call Becky Greeno, 419-424-7466; Pastor Chris Schutz, 419-422-3214; Pastor Matt Hayden, 419-422-3306; or

Winning the War Within, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27, St. Michael’s Church, 750 Bright Rd., Findlay. Are you looking to find peace and happiness in your relationships? Want to appreciate your time with family and friends more? Trying to find strength and confidence to face life’s conflicts and trails? Dr. Wood’s faith-filled talks will guide and challenge you to be a better parent, spouse, student, friend and Catholic. International speaker and author Matthew Kelly highly recommends Dr. Wood’s missionary work. Cost: $15 single and $20 couple. Lunch and book provided. Information:

The Christian Festival Orchestra and Choir is proud to present Exaltation 2013 Amazing Love and Amazing Grace a music workshop celebration for the whole family of god 7 p.m. April 27 and 3 p.m. April 28, Springfield High School Auditorium, 1470 S. McCord Rd., Holland. Cost: $12 in advance, $14 at the door, $10 in advance for students (K-12) and seniors 60+, preschool aged children free, and group rates available for 10 or more. Information: 419-699-5961 or They will be accepting non-perishable food donations for the Northwest Ohio Food Bank.

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.

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