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God’s Plan Bible Conference, 6:45 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, through March 18, Parkwood Seventh-day Church, 2200 Parkwood Ave. This conference will take place for three consecutive weekends with two events on Saturday  at 11 a.m. Free. Information: 440-865-6952. 

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. Refreshment will be provided. Information: 419-485-4112 or; 517-270-2554 or

First Presbyterian Church of Maumee will have a special worship service, 5 p.m. Sunday, 200 E. Broadway, St., Maumee. The services will be reflective and peaceful, combining prayer, readings, and music from an acoustic jazz quartet led by church member Rob Cintro. Free. A free will offering will be taken to support Grace Community Center. Information:

Lutheran Chapel of the Air, 11 a.m. Sunday, WCWA-AM 1230. Pastor Charles Papenfuss, of Resurrection Lutheran in Maumee, on “How’s Your Spiritual Eyesight?”

Universal Worship Service, 7 p.m. Monday, Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, 25877 Scheider Rd., Perrysburg. Theme: The Golden Rule. Free.

Pilgrim Church men’s breakfast, 8 a.m. March 10, 1375 W. Sylvania Ave. The Pilgrim men and their friends will join in fellowship and prayer, and for breakfast. This event is free. Call the church office to sign up or use your sign card. Information: 419-478-6012.

Maumee Street Music Jam, 6 p.m. March 10, First Presbyterian Church, 156 E. Maumee, Adrian. This is an acoustic music jam. Information: 517-265-2168 or 517-270-2554.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church men’s day weekend, 9 a.m. March 10, breakfast and guest speaker Pastor Floyd Smith, 10:45 a.m. March 11, guest speaker will be Toledo Public Schools superintendent Romules Durant. Theme: Christian Men Acknowledging God.

Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 29th anniversary service on March 11, 18, and 25. Calvary will celebrate Pastor Floyd Smith, Jr.;  4 p.m. March 11, Pastor Melvin Barnes and Greater Faith Fellowship Church; 4 p.m. March 18, Pastor Roger Carson and Southern Missionary Baptist Church, and 4 p.m. March 25, Pastor James Willis, Sr., with St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. All services will take place at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 702 Collingwood Blvd. 

Church of Saint Patrick’s  healing mass with world-renowned healing priest Father Richard McAlear, 7 p.m. March 15, 130 Avondale. Free. 

Holy Assumption Orthodox Church Presanctified Liturgy, 6 p.m. Wednesdays through March 28, 110 E. Main St., Marblehead, Ohio, and Akathist service Fridays through March 30. 

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

Centering Prayer Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Washington Church, 3925 W. Central Ave. Information:

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