Religion Calendar: 3-01


Toledo Country Limits worship service with live country music, United Methodist Church of St. Andrew, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd., 6 p.m. every Saturday.

Park Congregational United Church of Christ annual Mardi Gras celebration, 10 a.m. worship service, followed by a Mardi Gras Luncheon, 11:15 a.m. Sunday, 1456 Harvard Blvd.

Center for Conscious Living featured speaker Curt Williams, 10 a.m. Sunday, 7410 Noward Rd., Waterville.

Second Baptist Church Singles Ministry Seminar, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Spencer Township Community Building, 330 Oak Terrace Blvd., Holland. Free event for singles, divorced, widowed, and those who are dating. Information: 419-320-2588.

Zion Lutheran Church LCMC, ash Wednesday and Lenten services, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 8307 Memorial Highway, Ottawa Lake, Mich. The following Lenten Services will be 7 p.m. March 12, 19, 26, and April 2, 9.

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. March 11, Bible Study with Fr. Thomas of St. Rose. Cost: $3. Reservations required. Information: 419-872-0846.

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

Theology with Toast, 10 a.m. second Wednesday of each month, Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd., Oregon. March 12, Fr. Mike Ricker will present "One Church, Many Faces."’ Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Information: 419-698-0405.

Sylvania Baha’is devotional gathering 7 p.m. every Thursday, 4733 Wickford Dr. West, Sylvania. Open to people of all faiths or no faith. Information: 419-882-5642.

Lifetree Cafe, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 405 Sackett St., Maumee. Information: 419-893-8761 and 7 p.m. Thursday, 1315 Hillcrest. Information: 419-410-6779. The program titled: "The Struggle to Forgive: Finding a Way Forward."

The University Church Ash Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, imposition of ashes, along with a reflective sermon by Pastor Julian Davies and the sharing of communion to usher in the Lent to Easter journey; Lenten Bible study, 11:30 a.m. March 8, 4747 Hill Ave.

Ministry of the Watchman Empowerment meeting School of the Prophets Format, 11 a.m. March 8, Sisters of Notre Dame Church, 3837 Secor Rd. Love offering taken. All welcome. Information: or

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church annual men’s day weekend celebration March 8 and 9, 1502 N. Detroit Ave. The annual breakfast, 9 a.m. March 8, at the church; and 10:45 a.m. March 9, guest speaker will be Bro. Brandon Tucker from Greater New Psalmist Church and 4 p.m. speaker Rev. Cory Pruitt and the Mt. Enon Missionary Baptist Church of Dayton, Ohio. Information: 419-246-2886.

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