Zion Lutheran Church will host Jazz Vespers at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, at the church, 74 First St. A casual meal will precede the service at 5:30 p.m. featuring entrees from a variety of local restaurants.

"Vespers" is the name of an evening service, which specifically includes prayers for the close of the day. Jazz Vespers incorporates modern elements of jazz and blues into this historic tradition.

There is no admission fee or cover charge. All free-will donations are used to directly support the Jazz Vespers ministry.