St. John’s Lutheran Church outdoor worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 708 S. Erie St. Music led by Ragtime Rick and the Ecumenical Jazz Band. Information: 419-283-7894.
Bethel Lutheran Church welcomes the Toledo Youth Community Choir, 10:45 a.m. Sunday, 1853 South Ave. Information: 419-385-5330 or 419-868-8040.
Zion Lutheran Church annual ice cream social, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 8307 Memorial Hwy., Ottawa Lake, Mich. Ice cream with toppings and chicken sandwiches served. Donations requested.
Church of the Cross presents Jerry Bergman on his book Darwin’s Blunders, Frauds, and Forgeries, 7 p.m. Monday, 1750 Eastgate Rd. Information: 419-385-2203.
Lifetree Cafe, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 405 Sackett St., Maumee, information: 419-893-8761; and 7 p.m. Thursday, 1315 Hillcrest, Toledo, information: 419-410-6779. “Miracles or Mere Coincidences?”
Trinity Faith Tabernacle summer conference, 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, noon luncheon Aug. 2 ($28 per person, reservations required), and noon worship Aug. 3. Radisson Hotel at the University of Toledo, 3100 Glendale Ave. Information: 419-535-6355.
Family Christian Center family week: 6:15 p.m. Aug. 4-7, women, walking group; 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Financial Peace University; 6:15 p.m. Aug. 6, self-defense and guitar classes; 6:15 p.m. Aug. 7, A Case for Christ;, and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7, For Men Only. All events at Family Christian Center, 3510 Schneider Rd.
Vacation Bible School Hope United Methodist Church, “Wilderness Escape: Where God Guides and Provides,” 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday, 4069 W. Sylvania Ave. For age 3 to grade 5. Information: 419-475-5036.
Family Christian Center, 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 4-7, 3510 Schneider Rd. For ages 4-11. Preregistration appreciated. Information: 419-885-HOPE or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heritage Church of God, “Monsters Incapacitated: Faith Is More Powerful than Fear,“ Aug. 4-8, 3520 Strayer Rd., Maumee. Kids ages 3-17. Information: 419-861-9520, ext. 3.
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, OH 43660; fax to 419-724-6439; or email to email@example.com. For a listing in the Directory of Worship, call 419-724- 6485.