A local group will discuss the life of a man who went from convicted felon to businessman and inspirational speaker.

Lifetree Cafe, a gathering for conversation about life and faith, will hold the program “Second Chances: From Down and Out to Up and at ’Em” at 7 p.m. tonight at Koffee Kup Cafe, 301 N. Meridian St., Portland. The event will feature the story of author and entrepreneur Weldon Long.

For more information, contact Pastor Don Zlaty at don.zlaty@inumc.org or (317) 730-2688.



Free community meal

Bread of Life Community Family Meal will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at Asbury United Methodist Church, 204 E. Arch St., Portland.

Everyone is welcome to share a meal and conversation. 

The meal this week will be prepared and served by Asbury United Methodist Church.



Open house set

Trail Life USA, a “Christ-centered outdoor adventure program” for boys ages 5 through 18, will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 26 at Grace Missionary Church, 510 Portland St., Celina, Ohio. For more information, visit traillifeus.com or grace-mc.org.



To perform

Greater Vision will be in concert at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at Epworth United Methodist Church in Matthews. 

Tickets to the event are $20. For more information or to order tickets, visit matthewseumc.org/greatervision or call (765) 667-0842.