The Brother’s Helping Brother’s Conference will continue at 7 p.m. today and 10:45 a.m. Sunday at To God be the Glory International Apostolic Center, 821 Laurel, in La Marque. Women also are invited. Amos Horton Jr. from C.O.R.E. Ministries will be the guest speaker.

Restoring Hope International Fellowship Church is inviting the public to its Stay on T.R.A.C.C. (Transition, Rehabilitation and Course Change) class, which is at 9:30 a.m. Sundays at 1801 W. NASA Road 1 in Webster. Call Tony Scott, 601-918-5762, or the church, 281-557-9151.

Apostle Del Mar from Liberty will be the guest speaker at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Word of Faith Christian Life Center, 325 Westward Ave., in La Marque.

Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Churchwill celebrate the second anniversary of the Rev. Van Johnson and his wife, Dolores, at 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at 2127 37th St. in Galveston. The Rev. Michael W. Dwyer, and the Rev. Allen Randle Sr. will be the speakers respectively. Call 409-763-2853.

Greater Open Door Church of God in Christ will celebrate its fifth annual Women’s Day at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at No. 11 Eighth St. N. in Texas City. Elect Lady Lisa Spry will speak on “A Woman that is Dressed and Armed.”

The Glory Carriers will have a gathering beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Nessler Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City. Coriaie Wingate will be the guest speaker. The free event also will include a talk by Kiri Ridley and a book signing by Elvera Hill, author of “Not Without God.” Visit or call 832-736-5221.

Jericho Road Bible Church will celebrate the 16th anniversary of the Rev. Chris Ray and his wife at 3 p.m. Sunday at 6901 Moore St. in Hitchcock. The Rev. Roy Nickerson Sr. and the St. John Missionary Baptist Church will be the guests. Gospel groups also will perform.

Mount Gilead Church will celebrate the first appreciation service for their pastor, the Rev. Michael R. Porter Sr., at 3 p.m. Sunday at the New Beginnings Conference Center, 322 Laurel St., in La Marque. All are invited. Call 409-935-9561.

Mount Paran Missionary Baptist Church will have the anniversary services for the Rev. W.W. Jackson Jr. and his wife at 3 p.m. Sunday at 19 Sixth St. N. in Texas City. The Rev. D.J. Harris and the Mount Tabor Baptist Church will be the guests. Call 409-789-4854.

The Broadway Church of Christ will offer public or private Bible instruction to groups or individuals through a correspondence course by Dr. John Jansen. Jansen has been a Bible scholar for 30 years, which include Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic biblical languages. Visit, visit their Facebook page, or call 409-762-5566.

The Word of Faith Christian Life Center will offer the Internet Victory Broadcast at 6 a.m., 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Mondays at Email Jackie Lynch, info@wordoffaithchristian

Congregation Shaar Hashalom will offer Israeli Folk Dancing classes from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 25 (no class Aug. 4) at 16020 El Camino Real in Clear Lake. Sessions are $4 for members and $5 for all others. Call 281-488-5861.

The Diamond Way Buddhist Center will offer meditation classes at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1609 Dakota St. in League City. Advance meditation will be available at 9 a.m. Sundays. Call 281-686-6821, or visit

Grace of God Ministries will be offering a Bible Academy for all interested people at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1531 Bayou Road in La Marque. The classes will be taught by Wesley and Ofelia Fulton. Call 409-766-0835, 713-427-3954 or email

West Point Baptist Church will have its annual women’s conference beginning with registration at 8 a.m. July 5 at 3003 Ave. M in Galveston. Registration is $20 for adults and $10 for ages 14-21. Valarie Gardner-Smith will be the keynote speaker. Crystal Jackson, Tashiba Bryant, Dianne Druillhet-Lundy and Shannon Clark also will speak. Pat Brown will sing. Call 409-762-5642.

To God be the Glory International Apostolic Center will celebrate the seventh pastoral anniversary of Dr. Apostle Shirley Fontenot at 4 p.m. July 6 at 821 Laurel St. in La Marque. The Rev. Reginald Pope and The Carpenter’s House will be the guests. “A Shift with a Double Portion” is the theme.

The Sisterhood at Congregation Shaar Hashalom will have its annual garage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13 at 16020 El Camino Real in Clear Lake. Visit or call 281-488-5861.

Abundant Life Christian Center will have its Life Coach to the Stars event featuring Tim Storey at 6 p.m. July 13 at 601 Delany Road in La Marque. Visit or call 409-935-1606.

Greater Barbour’s Chapel Baptist Church will have its annual grand musical at 4 p.m. July 20 at 7420 FM 1765 in Texas City. Sue “Mama Sue” Roseberry will be the guest soloist and Minister Ronald Materre will be the guest clinician. Registration is $10 per person. The musical workshop will be at 7 p.m. July 16-18. Admission to the musical is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Tickets are $5 for ages 13-18 and ages 12 and younger are free. Call 713-349-3880.

There will be a gospel explosion featuring Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s at 5 p.m. July 20 at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 324 Fourth Ave. N., in Texas City. City-Wide Gospel Chorale, Voices of the Mainland and the Texas City Joyful Messengers also will be on program. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. For tickets, call Jacqueline Gill, 281-814-1731; Joseph Mose Jr., 409-770-3103; or the church, 409-948-2832.


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