Toledo County Live, 6 p.m. Saturday, at Church of St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd. The theme of “Christmas is Coming.”Information: 419-262-4453.
Nettle Lake Music Jam, 6 p.m. Saturday, Nettle Lake United Brethren in Christ Church, 18560 County Road 5-75, Montpelier, Ohio. This is an acoustic music jam. Snacks and drinks furnished. Information: 419-485-4112, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 419-459-4436.
Lutheran Chapel of the Air, 11 a.m. Sunday, WCWA-AM 1230. Pastor Paul Lange of Abiding Word Lutheran in Bowling Green, on “Keep Watch! The Savior is Coming Soon.”
Hope Lutheran Church is hosting a Christmas event that takes visitors back to the time of Jesus’ birth, 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor. At “A Night in Bethlehem,” guest are invited to take in the sights, smells, and sounds of the bustling marketplace, complete with authentic shops staffed with artisans, a wine press, and live animals like a sheep, goats, and even a camel. Free. Information: hopetoledo.net.
Allegiance Trio of Nashville Christmas tour, 4 p.m. Dec. 10, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1825 Glendale Ave. No ticket purchase , but a love offering will be received. Information: 419-344-6908.
Ministry of the Watchman invites you to join us for our semiannual Toledo Healing School and Miracle Service, 11:30 a.m. Dec. 9, Monroe Street United Methodist Church, 3613 Monroe St. Information: 1-800-560-9240.
Maumee Street Music Jam, 6 p.m. Dec. 9, First Presbyterian Church, 156 E. Maumee St., Adrian. All acoustic stringed instruments are welcome. Information: 517-270-2870 or email@example.com; 517-547-7448 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salem Grace United Evangelical Lutheran Church annual “Journey to Nativity,” 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 9, 216 Main St., Luckey, Ohio. A shepherd will guide you through the journey beginning inside the church then leading visitors outside through the story. Free. Information: 419-833-2146.
Hope Lutheran Church event will take visitors back to the time of Jesus’ birth, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 9-10, 2201 Secor Rd. “A Night in Bethlehem” replicates a first-century marketplace and gives a first hand look at what life would have been like in those times. Information: 419-536-8383.
First Presbyterian Church of Maumee free annual Christmas concert with the Chancel Choir and Handbell Choirs, 4 p.m. Dec. 10, 200 E. Broadway, Maumee. The program will be traditional and original carol arrangements for chorus by Lloyd Larson, David Halls, and Robert Powell. Free. Information: 419-893-0223.
A World of Christmas by Joseph M. Martin, a cantata for mixed chorus, solo, and keyboard presented by the chancel choir and guests of Reformation Lutheran Church, 4 p.m. Dec. 10, 4543 Douglas Rd. Music of the season will begin at 3:50 p.m. Free. A reception will follow.
Christian Seniors Interacting, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Abundant Life 2, 200 Zoar Drive, Perrysburg. Entertainment will be by Sweet Harmony. Cost: $3 for miscellaneous expenses. Information: 419-872-0846.
Immutable Truth, a Christian apologetics ministry for the greater Toledo area, meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month, Emmanuel Baptist Church, 4207 W. Laskey Rd. Immutable Truth will begin a 12-part DVD series, featuring Josh McDowell on Tuesday. Information: 419-356-9469 or immutabletruth.org.
Padre Pio Prayer Group, Mass, rosary, discussion, and adoration, 8 a.m. second Saturday of each month, Christ the King Church, 4100 Harvest Lane. Information: 419-356-4208 or email@example.com.
Centering Prayer Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Washington Church, 3925 W. Central Ave. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grace Full Friends ministry for adults with developmental disabilities, with lesson, singing, praying, crafts, and snacks, 6:30 to 8 p.m. third Tuesdays, Grace Lutheran Church, 4441 Monroe St.
Awesome God Sunday school class for differently abled adults, 11 a.m. Sundays, Maumee United Methodist Church in the Benson Room, 405 Sackett St., Maumee.
The deadline for items for the Religion Calendar is noon Tuesday. Mail items to Religion Editor, The Blade, 541 N. Superior St., Toledo, Ohio 43660; fax to 419-724-6439; or email email@example.com.
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