Faith Events

William Temple Episcopal Center is inviting the public to its A Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance event at 4 p.m. today at 427 Market St. in Galveston. Call 409-762-8161.

The Jerusalem Gospelaires will have its pre-anniversary service at 7 p.m. today and its anniversary service at 3 p.m. Sunday at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 2717 Ball, in Galveston. Groups from Galveston and Harris counties will be on program. Call Shirley Sanders, 409-771-5595, or Lucinda Berry, 409-996-8775.

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.

First Union Baptist Church will be selling enchilada dinners for $7 each starting at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at 1027 Ave. K in Galveston. Proceeds will go toward the annual pastor and wife appreciation service set for May. To place an order, call Brenda Matthews, 409-370-8705.

Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church will present the play “Beauty Shop” at 3 p.m. Sunday at 1220 state Highway 3 in La Marque. The play was written by T.J. Garley. A $5 donation per person is asked, which will include a chili dog, chips, soda and a popcorn ball. Call 409-938-7835 or 409-938-7247.

Greater Macedonia Baptist Church will have its annual 100 Women in Red program at 3 p.m. Sunday at 401 Third Ave. N. in Texas City. Dr. William H. King III and the Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church will be the guests. All are invited.

Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Rev. A.C. Tryon, and his wife at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 3501 Broadway in Galveston. The Rev. Kerry Tillmon and the West Point Baptist Church will be the guests. Call 713-253-0461.

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,

St. John’s United Methodist Church will offer the DivorceCare seminar/support group from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through April 15 at 8200 25th Ave. N. in Texas City. The cost is $15 per person (includes workbook). Scholarships are available. To register, visit Contact Cindy Riddick, or 409-655-5348.

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.

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 or 713-427-3954 or email

Diamond Way Buddhist Center will have an open house from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 1 at 417 E. NASA Parkway in Webster. There also will be a weekend retreat at 8 p.m. Feb. 14 and 3 p.m. Feb. 15. Visit or call 832-304-3922.

The 2014 Game Changer Men’s Conference will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 1 at West Point Missionary Baptist Church, 3003 Ave. M, in Galveston. Mark Spivey, Eric Jones, Jerald Temple and many more are slated to speak. The event is for teenage boys and older. Call 409-762-5642 or visit

St. John’s United Methodist Church will have a free preview of its newest study, Financial Peace University in the Adult Classroom at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at 8200 25th Ave. N. in Texas City. Classes will begin at 5 p.m. Feb. 9. For information, items required and cost, visit or call 409-655-5348.

The Holy Family Parish Altar Society will meet at noon Feb. 4 in the cafeteria of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 35th and Broadway streets, in Galveston. Call Patsy Trost, 409-763-3015.

The Houston Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America will have its sixth annual Scholarship and Honorees Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 8 at Brady’s Landing, 8505 Cypress St., in Houston. Tickets are $45 per person. Alyncia Mack will be the guest soloist. For tickets, call 281-508-4663 or 832-969-8250.

NASA Aglow will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 14 at Praise Chapel, 18516 state Highway 3, in Webster. Michelle Bailey Hamilton will be the guest speaker. Women of all faiths are welcome. Call 281-910-1971.

The Galveston Baptist Association is planning a 16-day trip to the Holy Land set for March 25 through April 9, which also includes a Greek Isle cruise. Ten days will be spent in Israel, including five days in Jerusalem. All denominations are welcome. For information, contact Lela Esmond, or 409-933-3353 or 713-249-2419.

The Houston Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America will present its Youth and Young Adults Spring Workshop March 7-8 at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church, 2702 Dowling, in Houston. The concert will be at 4:30 p.m. March 9. Registration is $10 (preregistration discount available). To register, visit or call 832-736-2285.

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