Faith Events

The Galveston Baptist Association will have its annual meeting at 5 p.m. today at Friendswood Baptist Church, 111 E. Heritage Drive, in Friendswood. Clay Bowers, pastor of Northside Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. To RSVP, call 409-938-8942.

Greater Bell Zion Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 131st anniversary and homecoming with a mini revival at 7 p.m. today through Thursday (The Revs. Joseph Franklin, Laban Kimble and Jonathan Steele, will be the evangelists respectively); and the anniversary/homecoming will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at 5917 Carver Ave. in Texas City. The Rev. A.T. Jordan Sr. and Evergreen Baptist Church will be the guests. For information, call 409-995-0826 or 409-655-5577.

The Diamond Way Buddhist Center will offer meditation classes at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 417 E. NASA Parkway in Webster. Advance meditation will be available at 9 a.m. Sundays. Call 281-686-6821, or visit

The Galveston Baptist Association’s Valley Mission Work Day event will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at 1221 Cedar Drive in La Marque. Volunteers are needed to help stuff stockings and take your favorite salad to share. For information, call 409-938-8942.

The Tribute Quartet will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Abundant Life Church, 5801 Ave. S, in Galveston. Admission is free (a love offering will be taken). For information, visit or call 409-739-2048.

Wesley Tabernacle United Methodist Church will celebrate its 147th homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday at 902 28th St. in Galveston. The Rev. Howard Bell will be the guest speaker. All are invited. For information, email

Westminster Presbyterian Church will have its Children’s Sabbath service at 11 a.m. Sunday at 5127 Ave. U in Galveston. There also will be a representative from Ball High School’s Student Council discussing the upcoming Share Your Holidays food drive. For information, call 409-744-6510.

The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word will celebrate its 150th anniversary beginning with a Mass at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary Cathedral Basilica, 2011 Church St. (rear), in Galveston. For information, call Allyson Neal, 713-580-6582 or 504-388-3890.

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