Religion briefs, Feb. 22
Christian Jam set for Friday
A Little Faith Ministries, 230 S. Washington St., is to host Christian Jam beginning at 6 p.m. Friday. Featured performers include The Living Miracles from Fostoria and Praise Kids from A Little Faith Ministries. Traditional, contemporary and country gospel music is on the playlist.
To join in, call (419) 443-0177.
Grants available to reduce poverty in northwest Ohio
TOLEDO -Catholic Charities, Diocese of Toledo, is accepting applications for grants to assist local groups working to address causes of poverty in northwest Ohio. Two types of grants are available – Community Development and Economic Development – and are made available through funding from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.
Applications for grants up to $15,000 are available to 501(c)3 non-profit organizations that demonstrate grass-roots efforts to break the cycle of poverty by empowering the poor within the Diocese of Toledo. Eligible counties include Allen, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood and Wyandot.
Established in 1970, Catholic Campaign for Human Development is the domestic anti-poverty program of U.S. Catholic bishops and is funded by an annual national collection in churches. Applicants do not need to be affiliated with the Catholic church but must be in compliance with Catholic moral and social teachings.
Grant applications are due March 19. To obtain an application or for more information, visit www.catholiccharitiesnwo.org or contact CCHD Coordinator Germaine Kirk at gkirk@
toledodiocese.org or (419) 244-6711, ext. 225.
Restaurant to serve gospel music in early March
A CD release concert by Marlene Vance is set for 4-7:30 p.m. March 1 at Shoey’s Cool Creation Restaurant, 706 S. Sandusky St. Arda Beekman, Paula Barron and Cornerstone Gospel Quartet also are to perform. For more information, call Mark Glick at (419) 934-5456, Liz Glick at (567) 230-3926 or Dee Lawrence at (419) 447-3120.
Jimmy Bloomfield is to perform at 6 p.m. March 4 at Shoey’s Cool Creation Restaurant, 706 S. Sandusky St. For more information, call Mark Glick at (419) 934-5456, Liz Glick at (567) 230-3926 or Dee Lawrence at (419) 447-3120.
Dinner and gospel singing, with Trulla Thompson and Clayton & Mabel, are set for 5-7:30 p.m. March 10 at Shoey’s Cool Creation Restaurant, 706 S. Sandusky St. For more details, call Thompson at (419) 366-3857 or Clayton Kelly at (419) 684-7884.