Ministry of the Watchman School of the Prophets format empowerment meeting, the Rev. Barbara Williams, teacher, 11 a.m. today, Sisters of Notre Dame Church, 3837 Secor Rd. Love offering taken. Information: 1-800-560-9240 or ministry of the watchman.com.
Toledo Country Limits worship service with live country music, United Methodist Church of St. Andrew, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd., 6 p.m. every Saturday.
The Lutheran Hour, WPOS (102.3), Sunday, 7 a.m., and on XM satellite radio 170 at 1 p.m. The Rev. Gregory Seltz on "Keeping Score When It Counts."
Greater St. John C.O.G.I.C. Harvest conference, 7 p.m. Jan. 14-16, 2127 W. Sylvania Ave. Guest speakers Bishop M.C. McGhee from Serenity International Fellowship, Elder Eugene Harris from Rock of Praise C.O.G.I.C., and Bishop Rance Allen from New Bethel C.O.G.I.C. Information: 419-344-7905.
Lifetree Cafe explored mental illness, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Lifetree Cafe Maumee, 405 Sackett St., Maumee. The program, titled "Mysteries of Mental Illness: One woman’s Struggle to Regain Her Life," features a film of Karen McCracken. Information: 838-8761.
Theology with Toast, 10 a.m. 2nd Wednesday of each month, Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd., Oregon. Coffee and Rolls at 9:30 a.m. This month: Sister Beth Hemminger on "Early Church History--Another Look." Information: 419-698-0405.
Sylvania First United Methodist Church "Igniting Our Spirit" breakfasts, 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday, 7000 Erie St., Sylvania. Information: 419-882-2205.
Christian Seniors Interaction, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, First United Methodist Church of Perrysburg, 200 Zoar Dr., Perrysburg. Cost: $3. This Tuesday bible study with the Rev. Dennis Ditto of Grace United Methodist Church. Reservations required. Information: 419-872-0846.
Scholar Walter Brueggemann will speak at Sylvania United Church, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 18, tickets: $10; and 9:20 a.m. Jan. 19, free, 7240 Erie St., Sylvania. He will preach at the 8:30 and 10:40 a.m. services. Information: www.sylvaniaucc.org/nurture_chidester.html or 419-882-0048.
Warren AME Church 2014 Gospel Extravaganza, 4 p.m. Jan. 25, 915 Collingwood Blvd. Calling all youth and young adult praise teams, choirs, rap, praise dancers, rap, vocalists, step, drill, poets, or mime you are invited to share your praise performance. Information: 419-243-2237.
Philippine -American Catholic Council Novena and Mass, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, St. Clement Church, 3030 Tremainsville Rd.
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