Faith Events

The LIFT Ministry of Avenue L Missionary Baptist Church will sponsor a prayer breakfast honoring Bridgette Johnson at 9 a.m. today at 2612 Ave. L in Galveston. “Treat Her Like a Lady” is the theme. Call JoAnn McCoy, 409-771-7845.

The Baptist Ministers’ Association Women’s Ministry will meet at 10 a.m. today in the A.W. Colbert Educational Building of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 2925 Ave. M, in Galveston. All women are welcome. Call 409-256-4129.

Ministers of music, musicians, directors and singers are invited to participate in Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church’s 100th anniversary musical Aug. 17 at 302 N. Oak St. in Texas City. Rehearsals will be at 4 p.m. Saturdays and 7 p.m. Monday. Call Ruthie Gary, 409-370-4473, or the Rev. D.N. Benford Jr., 409-692-1667.

Restoring Hope International Fellowship Church is inviting the public to its Stay on T.R.A.C.C. (Transition, Rehabilitation and Course Change) class 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.

Brad Heller, one of the professors at the Darrington prison seminary, will be the guest speaker at 11 a.m. Sunday at Galveston Bible Church, 424 19th St., in Galveston. Heller will speak about what the Lord is doing in Texas prisons. Call 409-765-5007.

The Mainland Children’s Partnership and United Faith Alliance will have its second annual Two by Two communitywide celebration, which honors all pastors in the city of Texas City, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Charles T. Doyle Convention Center, 2010 Fifth Ave. N., in Texas City. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Contact Harold Fattig, or 409-739-2744.

Greater Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Michael Dwyer Sr., at 2 p.m. Sunday at 3506 Ave. N1⁄2 in Galveston. The Rev. A.W. Colbert and the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church will be the guests. Call 409-763-5586.

The Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 30th pre-anniversary service of its pastor, Roy L. Smith, and his wife at 3 p.m. Sunday at 207 Fulton St. in Texas City. Earl Langham and the True Faith Baptist Church will be the guests. Call 409-938-3739.

Greater Bell Zion Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 12th annual appreciation services of the Rev. Jerry B. Lee Jr. and his family at 3 p.m. Sunday at 5917 Carver Ave. in Texas City. The Rev. William Randall Jr. and the Greater St. Matthew Baptist Church will be the guests. Call 409-995-0826.

New Directions Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Youth Day at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 4401 FM 517 in Dickinson. The Rev. Tim Allen and the Mount Calvary Baptist Church will be the guests. Call 281-534-7333.

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,

Congregation Shaar Hashalom will offer Israeli Folk Dancing classes from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 29 (no class Sept. 1) 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 417 E. NASA Parkway in Webster. 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. Judy Guidry, co-founder of Michael Guidry Evangelistic Association, will be the speaker. All women of all faiths are welcome. Call 281-910-1971.

Overcomer’s Outreach will meet at 7 p.m. Fridays at The Salvation Army, 4210 Texas Ave., in Texas City. Call Joseph Davis, 409-457-8616.

The Ursuline Academy Alumnae Association will have its annual covered-dish luncheon from noon to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Holy Family Parish Hall, 34th and Broadway streets, in Galveston. All former students are invited. Contact Sue Cantini, or 409-974-4924.

The Mission Society’s sixth annual workshop will be from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 23 at Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 5820 FM 1765, in Texas City. Classes will be available for men and women. Registration is $8. The Rev. Charles Wheat will be the speaker. Call 409-935-8349.

New Life Fellowship will celebrate its 75th church anniversary at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 24 at 2700 Texas Ave. in Texas City. A barbecue luncheon will be afterward. All are invited. Call 409-945-5503.

Congregation Shaar Hashalom will have an open house from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 at 16020 El Camino Real in Clear Lake. Visit or call 281-488-5861.

Greater Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church will have an ongoing shoe drive at 3506 Ave. N1⁄2 in Galveston. Gently used shoes can be dropped off anytime. To schedule a pick up time, call Karan Shinette, 409-599-3899.

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