Spring Street Baptist Church pastor aide and entire church family will honor pastor, minister, and Mrs. Anthony E. Richardson, and sons with an elegant semi-formal dinner banquet, 5 p.m. today, Radisson Hotel, 3100 Glendale Ave. Information: 419-726-3263 or 419-729-5738.
Advent Lutheran Church Golden Jubilee celebration, 2 to 5 p.m. today, 6735 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania. Special music will be provided by former choir members and refreshments will be served. Trying to locate many of the former church members. Information: 419-882-3701.
Pastors United with Purpose Presents: A leadership institute building the kingdom and bridging the gaps, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Holiday Inn Express, 3154 Navarre Ave., Oregon. Featured speaker will be Bishop Andre"Sonny" Woods from Detroit, Mich. All are welcome. Information: 567-225-4902 or 419-535-6355.
Toledo Country Limits worship service with live country music, United Methodist Church of St. Andrew, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd., 6 p.m. every Saturday.
Faith Community United Holy Church (Formerly Mays Chapel UHC) will be celebrating its 68th year in service, Sunday at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Bishop James L. Ransey of The Church of The Living God, and 4 p.m. speaker will be Bishop Duane C. Tisdale from Friendship Baptist Church, 1201 S. Byrne Rd.
The Lutheran Hour, WPOS (102.3), Sunday 7 a.m. and on XM satellite radio 170 at 1 p.m. The Gregory Seltz on "Love Life, Traveling Well."
Sylvania Baha’is devotional gathering with community prayers, music, and scriptural reading, 7 p.m. every Thursday, 4733 Wickford Dr. West, Sylvania. Open to people of all faiths or no faith. Information: 419-882-5642.
The Christian Festival Choir invites area singers to join for "Exaltation 2014," the annual spring concert in May. Rehearsals are 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at Reformation Lutheran Church, 4543 Douglas Rd. Information: www.toledoexaltation.org or 419-865-5795 or 419-260-8284.
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. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. May 14, Fr. Mike Ricker will present "One Church, Many Faces." Information: 419-698-0405.
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. May 13, Bible study with pastor Anne Marshall of Zoar Lutheran Church. Information: 419-872-0846.
Discussion of Michael Morwood’s It’s Time: Challenges to the Doctrine of the Faith, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sanger Branch Library, 3030 W. Central Ave. All are welcome. Information: 419-727-1774.
St. Luke Production of "Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy," performed by Maria Vargo to be held 7 p.m. May 9, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 4605 St. Anthony, Temperance, Mich. Free will offering. Information: 734-854-1143.
Ministry of the Watchman Empowerment meeting, 11 a.m. May 10, Genesis Village, 2429 S. Reynolds Rd. Teaching you the word of god, and empowering you to do the works of god. No registration fee. Love offering taken. Information: 1-800-560-9240.
St. Stephen’s C.O.G.I.C. annual mother daughter luncheon and style show, noon May 10, 5509 Dorr St. Guest speaker is evangelist Belinda Brown. Cost: $12.
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