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4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Reaching enlightenment summit
The Rev. Jay Rinsen Weik laughed off some solemnity in the midst of a rare and momentous religious observance by saying, “I’m really glad I didn’t fall. That’s the part I was nervous about.”

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Pastoral swap in Sylvania
The Rev. Thomas Rand has been serving as interim minister at Monroe Street United Methodist Church since February. The Rev. Larry Clark of First United Methodist Church of Sylvania will take his place as permanent pastor July 1. Bishop Gregory Palmer of the church’s West Ohio Conference recently announced that the Rev. Rand will be Pastor Clark’s permanent replacement in

4/25/2015 12:23 AM
'I'm a woman' Jenner tells ABC
LOS ANGELES — In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Lively relishes latest role
LOS ANGELES — Blake Lively decided to take a year off from acting when her CW Network series Gossip Girl wrapped in 2012. She worked hard the six seasons the show was on the air, not only making the series but also in the feature films Green Lantern and Savages.

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Religion calendar: 4/25
Second Baptist Church, 9 to 10 a.m. today, prayer breakfast; 10 to noon, prayer program with guest speakers Minister Teshauna Isaac from Peoples Baptist Church and Deacon James Sander from Jerusalem Baptist Church; 330 Oak Terrace Blvd., Holland. Sunday at 11 a.m., Women’s Day program with guest Minister Gloria Mathis, and at 4 p.m., Men’s Day program …

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Men’s night out at St. Patrick's
From 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Roman Catholic Church, the evangelical program That Man Is You! will present a mission night introducing the group dedicated to “becoming a man after God’s own heart,” as its logo says. The event will include testimonies from participants in the program, in which more than 20,000 …

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Benefit with the bishop
Bishop Daniel Thomas of the Diocese of Toledo; Dr. Richard Paat, a medical missionary from Maumee; and a “mystery guest” will be speakers Tuesday at the Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Dr., Maumee, for the second annual fund-raiser for the Universal Initiative Foundation, an organization working to protect and save albino children from mistreatment in Tanzania. The event will begin …

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Free Masons open house
The Brethren of Damascus/Collingwood Lodge No. 643 of the Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio will have an open house and temple tour from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the West Toledo Masonic Complex, 5025 Secor Rd. Guest speakers will be on hand and members will be available for questions.

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
Check the appendix
The Church of the Cross at 1750 Eastgate Rd. will have a recital of sorts at 7 p.m. Monday, but not with the expected church organ. Jerry Bergman, author of Vestigial Organs Are Fully Functional! will speak about creation and evolution, drawing on the concept of human organs once thought to have no use as a result of evolution,

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
St. Jerome’s makeover
Walbridge’s St. Jerome Catholic Church will begin a $1.3 million renovation project May 11 that will include new or refurbished stained glass windows, altars, baptismal font, statues, and Stations of the Cross, as well as a new roof and structural improvements. The project is scheduled to be completed by Thanksgiving. The building, constructed in 1962, was not originally designed …

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