Faith Events

Senior Mission No. 1 of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at 302 N. Oak St. in Texas City. Call 409-771-0276.

Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church is inviting the public to participate in an hour of prayer from noon to 1 p.m. daily through April 30 at 2127 37th St. in Galveston. Call 409-763-2853.

James Temple Church of God in Christ will present The Seven Last Words of Jesus program at 7 p.m. today and 4 p.m. Sunday at 1812 Ave. D in Dickinson. Walter Abernathy from Cathedral of Faith Church in Texas City will be the speaker at the 4 p.m. service. Call 281-534-1844.

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.

Greater Open Door Church of God in Christ will have a love service for Minister Michael Spry Jr. at 3 p.m. Sunday at No. 11 Eighth St. N. in Texas City. Call 713-835-7342.

Progressive Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 84th church anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 909 40th St. in Galveston. The Rev. Jonathan D. Steele Sr. and the Progressive Baptist Church of Texas City will be the guests. Call 409-744-1718.

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,

Kingdom Training School of Ministry will be offering free ministry classes at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 716 25th St. in Galveston. Space is limited. To sign up, contact Bishop Marie Pines, or 409-763-6093.

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

NASA Aglow will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Praise Chapel, 18516 state Highway 3, in Webster. Mary Bostrom will be the speaker. All women of all faiths are welcome. Call 281-910-1971.

The Welcome Committee of Greater Bell Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day program at 3 p.m. April 13 at 5917 Carver Ave. in Texas City. The Rev. Mark Davis and the St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church of Houston will be the guests. “Ye Love One Another With a Pure Heart” is the theme. Call 409-995-0826 or 409-655-5577.

God’s Rainbow Baptist Church will celebrate its 13th church anniversary with a pre-anniversary service at 3:30 p.m. April 13 and the anniversary service will be at 3:30 p.m. April 29 at 6402 O’Brien St. in Hitchcock. Bishop Aaron Johnson and Michael Spry will be the speakers, respectively. Call 409-945-3774.

The Emulating the King Revival and Concert will be at 7 p.m. April 17-18 and at 3 p.m. April 19 at God’s Household of Faith, 2308 22nd St., in Dickinson. Call 832-472-0085 or 281-614-1081.

The Women’s Ministry of Moody Methodist United Methodist Church will present Rachel Norris of Joy Pottery at 10 a.m. April 26 in the fellowship of the church, 53rd Street and Avenue U, in Galveston. Lunch will be available for $10 per person. To sign up, contact Cheryl Clark, or 972-898-2881.

McKinney United Methodist Women will sponsor a communitywide baby shower from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 at 1607 Nashby in La Marque. Proceeds will benefit the Crisis Pregnancy Support Center of Texas City. Diapers, wipes, clothing (new and gently used), toys and furniture are needed for newborns to 3-year-olds. Donations also will be accepted. Call 409-986-7291.

The public is invited to a gospel concert featuring Chester D.T. Baldwin and the Music Ministry Mass Choir at 4:30 p.m. April 26 at Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church, 6333 state Highway 6, in Hitchcock. Proceeds will benefit the Lee and Sarah Giles Scholarship Foundation. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door or $25 for VIP tickets (limited). Se7en “The Poet” and Advance Praze also will be on the program. Call 409-986-5453.

The Divine Mercy’s Devotion Mass Celebration will be at 2:30 p.m. April 27 at Mercy Park, 5102 Ave. M, in Galveston. Chaplet and rosaries will be provided. Refreshments and door prizes also will be available. Contact Joyce Ann Daniel, or 409-762-8089.

Greater Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church will have a shoe drive through June 14 at 3506 Ave. N1⁄2 in Galveston. Gently used shoes can be dropped off anytime at the church. Call 409-763-5586.

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