• 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. The citywide youth ministry also will rehearse for the E.L. Gates City-Wide Institute at 10 a.m. today at West Point Baptist Church, 3003 Ave. M, in Galveston. The Second Sunday Fellowship Service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at West Point, as well. Call 409-762-5642.
  • New Hope Bible Church will have a meet and greet open to the public to welcome its new pastor, the Rev. Rathel Goodman, and his family, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at 3801 McKinney Extension in La Marque. Refreshments will be served. Call 409-935-4040.
  • Trinity Episcopal Church will have its annual Pipe Organ Extravaganza beginning at 6:30 p.m. today at 22nd and Winnie streets in Galveston. The event will feature acclaimed concert organist Ron Wyatt, and The Sons of Orpheus, directed by Edgar Moore. Tickets are $10 at the door, or can be purchased at the church, The Home Store, 2025 Broadway, The House Co., 2615 Broadway, or by calling, 409-765-6317.
  • 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. For information, call Tony Scott, 601-918-5762, or the church, 281-557-9151.
  • Trinity Lutheran Church will begin celebrating Advent at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 18 at 2024 12th Ave. in La Marque. The Children’s Christmas program will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 8 and the Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion service will be at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 24. Call 409-935-6004.
  • Greater Open Door Church of God in Christ will have its youth talent hour program at 4 p.m. Sunday at No. 11 Eighth St. N. in Texas City. All youth are invited to come out and showcase their talent. Email sprylisa38@gmail.com.
  • The Greater Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1220 state Highway 3, in La Marque will hosts its 17th annual Brotherhood Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Pastor Gerald Ottems. Call 409-938-7835 or 409-938-7247.
  • 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 www.radiopanam.com/listen. Email Jackie Lynch, info@wordoffaithchristianlifecenter.org.
  • Congregation Shaar Hashalom will offer Israeli Folk Dancing classes from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Mondays through Jan. 27 at 16020 El Camino Real in Clear Lake. Sessions are $4 for members and $5 for all others. Call 281-286-8806.
  • 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, hazakpines@aol.com 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 www.diamondway.org/clearlake.
  • The Senior Saints Ministry will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Olive Baptist Church, 2902 Martin Luther King Blvd., in Dickinson. There will be various subjects and events available, as well as door prizes and lunch will be provided for attendees. Call Linda Magee, 281-996-5065.
  • The Holy Family Men’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the St. Patrick Church cafeteria, 35th Street and Avenue K, in Galveston. All men of the Holy Family Parish are invited and encouraged to attend. Call Bob Fullen, 409-744-8671.
  • 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 graceofgodinc@yahoo.com.
  • NASA Aglow will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Praise Chapel, 18516 state Highway 3, in Webster. The group will watch a DVD from the Aglow International Conference. There also will be a potluck luncheon. Attendees should take a dish to share. Call 281-910-1971.

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