Registration is now being accepted for the S.T.A.N.D. Galveston County Women’s Conference presented by Sheila B. Ministries Inc. at www.sheilab.org. The conference will begin at 6 p.m. March 28 and at 7 a.m. March 29 and will be at the Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church, 6333 state Highway 6, in Hitchcock. Early registration is $35 by Sunday and $40 afterward. There also will be a S.T.A.N.D. Prayer Rally with Dr. Dandy Cullins from Houston from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. today at the church. Call 409-986-5453.
The Galveston District Mission Dept. will have its workshop at 9 a.m. today at James Temple Church of God in Christ, 1812 Ave. D, in Dickinson. Harry Allen and Candace Jackson will speak. “Reaching the Lost” is the theme. Lunch will be provided. Call 281-534-1844.
Daughters of Zion Outreach Ministries will have a food and clothing drive from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at 102 Texas Ave. in Texas City. The group will have the drive every third Saturday. Call God’s Holy Place Ministries, 409-908-0973.
ACTS Christian Church will have a free food giveaway from 10 a.m. to noon today at 401 10th Ave. N. in Texas City. ID and proof of residency in Texas City is required. Call Mercy Morgan, 713-569-9467.
The United Methodist Women of McKinney Memorial United Methodist Church will sponsor the “Women Let’s Get Together as One” meet and greet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at 1607 Nashby in La Marque. Women looking for an organization to join or who just want to work with other Christian women are invited. Lunch will be served. Call 409-935-5797 or 409-908-0921.
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.
Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church will have the preanniversary services for the Rev. A.S. Johnson at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 2717 Ball St. in Galveston. The Rev. E.R. Johnson and the Avenue L Missionary Baptist Church and the Rev. A.W. Colbert and the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church will be the guests, respectively. There also will be a service at 7 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Charles Wheat and the St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church will be the guests. Call 409-763-1748.
The Carter Temple C.M.E. Church will have its Family and Friends Day celebration and its church sign dedication ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at 3901 Sealy Ave. in Galveston. All are welcome. Call 832-283-3961.
Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church will have its fourth annual Fully Rely on God Day program at 11 a.m. Sunday at 1220 state Highway 3 in La Marque. “I am the One That Came Back to Say Thank You Minister Ford” is the theme. Sherman Wilcots of the Bible Days Revival Church in Galveston will be the speaker. Call 409-938-7835. Attendees are encouraged to wear green.
Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church will have its St. Joseph Altar and Spaghetti Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at 300 FM 517 E. in Dickinson. Call 281-337-4112.
James Temple Church of God in Christ will have its Family and Friends Day program at 3 p.m. Sunday at 1812 Ave. D in Dickinson. The Pastor’s Aide Dept. will sponsor the event. Call 281-534-1844.
Citywide Mission will have its annual day service program at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Old Central Cultural Center, 2627 Ave. M, in Galveston. “But if it Be of God, Ye Cannot Overthrow It” is the theme. Call Robert Hilton, 409-763-6048.
Reedy Chapel A.M.E. Church will celebrate its 166th church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday at 2013 Broadway in Galveston. The Rev. Gordon Thomas and the Perfecting Ministries Church will be the guests. All are welcome.
Greater Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church will have its Family and Friends Day program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 3506 Ave. N1/2 in Galveston. The Rev. Charles Wheat and the St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church will be the guests. Call 409-763-5586.
Living Word Community of Faith will have its Old Fashion Day program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 6801 state Highway 6 in Hitchcock. The Rev. Carl Neal and the Shiloh Baptist Church of Boling will be the guests. “Old-Fashioned Christianity” is the theme. Attendees are encouraged to wear old-fashioned clothing.
The Mission Chorus of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church will have a musical at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 302 N. Oak St. in Texas City. All local groups, choirs and soloists are welcome. Call Mack Gordon, 409-935-5284.
Wild Wild West Cowboy Church will sponsor a Cowboy Cook-Out featuring Cowboy Shooter Carl Lenz at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at 7402 Stewart Road in Galveston. Take your own lawn chair. Donations will be accepted. Call Susan Adams, 615-516-8054.
St. John’s Lutheran Church will have its Lenten Soup and Service program at 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., respectively, Tuesdays through April 8; Maundy Thursday service at 5:30 p.m. April 17; and its Good Friday service at 5:30 p.m. April 18 at 13136 state Highway 6 in Santa Fe. Call 409-925-3093.
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 www.stjohnsumctc.org. Contact Cindy Riddick, firstname.lastname@example.org or 409-655-5348.
Trinity Lutheran Church will have its Lenten season midweek services at 11 a.m. Wednesdays through April 9 at 2024 12th Ave. in La Marque. Call 409-935-6004.
New Beginnings Ministries will present its Summit 2014 featuring the Rev. Shan E. Davis Sr., Prophet Daniel Pringle, and Dr. Raphael Spiller at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at 12802 FM 3436 in Dickinson. Visit www.nbministriesintl.com or call 832-224-6268.
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.
Grace Episcopal Church is inviting the public to its Quiet Morning event from 9 a.m. to noon March 22 at 1115 36th St. in Galveston. They will discuss Praying in Color in preparation for Lent and Easter. Call 409-762-9676.
Calvary Crossroad Church will have its annual barbecue and garage sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 22 at 3810 FM 646 in Santa Fe. Visit calvarycrossroad.com or contact Diane Trahan, email@example.com or 409-789-6043.
There will be a parade and carnival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Rev. A.S. Johnson of the Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church beginning at 10 a.m. March 22 from Wright Cuney Recreation Center, 718 41st St., and then proceeding down Avenue H, and ending at 28th Street and Ave. H in Galveston. The church also will have the close out services for the anniversary at 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. March 23 at 2717 Ball St. in Galveston. The Rev. Nathan Johnson and the Rev. Kerry W. Tillmon, will speak respectively. Call 409-763-1748.
The Texas A&M Women’s Chorus will perform at 10:30 a.m. March 23 at First Baptist Church, 822 23rd St., in Galveston. Call 409-739-6513.
The gospel group, Exodus, will present the 2014 Gospel Celebration at 3 p.m. March 23 at Greater Macedonia Baptist Church, 401 Third Ave. N., in Texas City. The event will feature Unity, Sweet Singing Southern Travelers, Voices of the Mainland, the Jerusalem Gospelaires, Massive Praise the Next Level, and more. Call Tammy Davis Lee, 409-621-6871, if you would like to participate.
St. Christopher Episcopal Church will offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class at 7 p.m. March 24 at 2508 St. Christopher Ave. in League City. The class will meet for 9-weeks. To register, visit http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/44546/class/253923 or call 281-332-5553.
There will be a generational prayer rally for women of all ages from 10 a.m. to noon March 29 at McKinney Memorial United Methodist Church, 1607 Nashby St., in La Marque. The event is free. “Break Every Chain” is the theme. Call 409-935-5797.
Lighthouse Christian Ministries will have their annual celebration at 6 p.m. March 29 at Hometown Heroes Park in League City. “Get in the Game” is the theme. Tickets are $100 per person. To register, visit www.lighthousecm.org/celebration or call 281-339-3033.
God’s Rainbow Baptist Church will present its Ministry of Music program at 6 p.m. March 29 at 6402 O’Brien St. in Hitchcock. All are welcome.
First Union Baptist Church will have a Sweet Shop Fair at 11 a.m. March 30 at 1027 Ave. K in Galveston. To pre-order, call Brenda Matthews or Brenda Woods, 409-370-8705. Proceeds will go toward the pastor’s anniversary.
First Christian Church will celebrate Easter beginning with its Palm Sunday service at 10:45 a.m. April 13; Maundy Thursday service at 6:30 p.m. April 17; Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m. April 18; and Easter Sunday service in the church garden at 7 a.m. and main service at 10:45 a.m. April 20 at 2400 21st St. N. in Texas City. Call 409-945-2241.
Congregation Shaar Hashalom will have its Second-night Passover Seder service at 6 p.m. April 15 at 16020 El Camino Real in Clear Lake. A kosher dinner also will be served for $22 for adults and $11 for ages 6-12 for members, or $25 for adults and $13 for ages 6-12 for nonmembers. Attendees are asked to RSVP by April 4. All denominations are invited. Call 281-488-5861.