Religion Calendar: 3-08


Toledo Country Limits worship service with live country music, United Methodist Church of St. Andrew, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd., 6 p.m. every Saturday.

CedarCreek Church family movie events 4-6 p.m. Sunday at all CedarCreek Church locations. Round up your family and invite your friends because this free event is a perfectly fun way to connect with others. Information:

Center for Conscious Living featured speaker Rev. Tambur, 7410 Noward Rd., Waterville, 10 a.m. Sunday. Her topic will be The Law of Desire.

The Lutheran Hour, WPOS (102.3), Sunday 7 a.m. and on XM satellite radio 170 at 1 p.m. The Rev. Gregory Seltz’s message on "Life God’s Way."

A Lecture by Fr. Jim Bacik, 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. "Andrew Greeley on catholic imagination: Racy novels and Irish Catholics."

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. Tuesday, Bible Study with Fr. Thomas of St. Rose. Cost: $3. Reservations required. Information: 419-872-0846.

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. Wednesday, Fr. Mike Ricker will present "One Church, Many Faces."’ Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Information: 419-698-0405.

Sylvania Baha’is devotional gathering 7 p.m. every Thursday, 4733 Wickford Dr. West, Sylvania. Open to people of all faiths or no faith. Information: 419-882-5642.

Ministry of the Watchman Empowerment meeting School of the Prophets Format, 11 a.m. today, Sisters of Notre Dame Church, 3837 Secor Rd. Love offering taken. All welcome. Information: or

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church annual men’s day weekend celebration today and Sunday, 1502 N. Detroit Ave. The annual breakfast, 9 a.m. today, at the church; and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, guest speaker will be Bro. Brandon Tucker from Greater New Psalmist Church and 4 p.m. speaker Rev. Cory Pruitt and the Mt. Enon Missionary Baptist Church of Dayton, Ohio. Information: 419-246-2886.

Sylvania United Church of Christ will continue with Philip Gulley Chidester Lecture Series March 15-16, 7240 Erie St., Sylvania. 4-5:30 p.m. March 15, cost: $10; and 9:20 a.m. March 16, cost: Free. He will preach at 8:30 and 10:40 a.m. that Sunday. Information: 419-882-0048.

The 34th Annual Changed Life seminar, 8:15 a.m. March 15, featuring Kelly Minter, Emmanuel Baptist Church, 4207 Laskey Rd. Reservations required. Cost: $25. Information: 419-868-9186.

Real Talk, Real People: A conversation about the Body of Christ, Race, and Justice, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 15, Lutheran Church of the Master, 28744 Simmons Rd., Perrysburg. Cost: $10. Information: 419-423-3664.

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral farewell brunch for Fr. Ari and his wife Debbie and their children Will and Dionna, 10 a.m. March 16, 740 N. Superior St. Please join us to say good bye, thank you and all the best to a pastor, teacher and friend. Information contact the Cathedral office.

The Christian Festival Choir invites area singer to join them in preparation for their annual spring concert "Exaltation 2014" in May. Rehearsals are being held 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday, Reformation Lutheran Church, 4543 Douglas Rd. Information: or 419-865-5795 or 419-260-8284.

St. Lucas Lutheran Church Lenten series, Wednesdays at noon and 7:30 p.m. This Wednesday Divine Design or Anxiety Trap; March 19 What You Learned in Your Family You Take Everywhere; March 26 Scapegoats in Family, Church and Society; April 2, Brothers and Sisters for Better or Worse; April 9 Cutting People out of Your Life Doesn’t Fix Anything; April 16, Sins Visited unto the Third and Fourth Generation; and Maundy Thursday, April 17, 745 Walbridge Ave. Information: 419-243-8189.

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