Jazz Vespers will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St. A casual meal will precede the service starting 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.

Admission is free. Free-will donations are used to directly support the Jazz Vespers ministry.