The Church Women United will have its May Friendship Day Celebration at 11 a.m. today at Carter Temple C.M.E. Church, 3901 Sealy St., in Galveston. Lunch will be served afterward. “Kindling New Fires of Love” is the theme. All churches are invited. For information, email lillieandlarry@yahoo.com or call 409-765-6237.

Overcomer’s Outreach will meet at 7 p.m. Fridays at The Salvation Army, 4210 Texas Ave., in Texas City. Call Joseph Davis, 832-820-1203.

The Christian Women’s Council of Compton Memorial Church of God in Christ and the Public Relations Department of the Galveston District will present “Standing,” featuring the Rev. Regi Pope at 7 p.m. today at 2628 Ball Ave. in Galveston. Minister Jamie Bacon also will be a speaker. For information, call Mildred Jones, 409-996-4915, or Erica Mason, 409-256-8861.

ACTS Christian Church will have a free food giveaway from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at 401 10th Ave. N. in Texas City. ID and proof of residency in Texas City is required. Call Mercy Morgan, 713-569-9467.

Temple of Deliverance Worship Center will celebrate its 15th church anniversary at 5 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at 1400 Sylvia St. in La Marque. Aaron Conley, of Healing Ministries, in Houston, and Elder Gilbert Freeman Jr., of True Mission Church of God in Christ, will be the speakers respectively. For information, call 409-256-1329.

Greater St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Praise is My Purpose Day at 11 a.m. Sunday at 1220 state Highway 3 in La Marque. Attendees are encouraged to wear hats. For information, call 409-938-7835 or 409-938-7247.

The Welcome Ministry of Greater Bell Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day program at 3 p.m. Sunday at 5917 Carver Ave. in Texas City. The Rev. Kerry Tillmon and the West Point Baptist Church will be the guests. For information, call 409-995-0826 or 409-655-5577.

Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church will have its Choir Annual Day program at 3 p.m. Sunday at 2127 37th St. in Galveston. The last day of the musical workshop will be at 5 p.m. today. Registration is $10 per person. Herman Solomon will be the guest clinician. The musical will be at 5 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 409-763-2853.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church will have its women’s annual day program at 3 p.m. Sunday at 309 Texas St. in Texas City. The Rev. Henry Edward, from Bay City, will be the guest speaker. For information, call 409-599-8847, 409-996-9430 or 281-678-7178.

The Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its choir annual day at 3 p.m. Sunday at 207 S. Fulton St. in Texas City. The Rev. William King and the Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church will be the guests. There also will be special guest singers from Beaumont. For information, call 409-938-3739.

God’s Rainbow Baptist Church will have its Texas-Louisiana-Mississippi Day program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 6402 O’Brien St. in Hitchcock. Earl Langham, of True Faith Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. For information, call 409-945-3774 or 409-599-1060.

The Texas City Joyful Messengers will have a musical at 6 p.m. Sunday at Jericho Road Bible Church, 6901 Moore St., in Hitchcock. All groups, soloists, choirs and praise dancers are invited to be on program. For information, call 281-993-7904 or 409-692-3262.

The Special Needs Support group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in the Randall Room of Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy Ave., in Galveston. Children are welcome. Email info@international autismministry.com or call 737-247-8142.

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 www.diamondway.org/clearlake.

Avenue L Missionary Baptist Church will have its graduation and youth accomplishments recognition and Youth Annual Day program at 10:45 a.m. May 26 at 2612 Ave. L in Galveston. Jahnee Lee will be the speaker. For information, call Mary Patrick, 409-771-1091.

There is Hope Ministry will present its annual prayer conference and birthday celebration for Prophetess C’Ella Blevins from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 27 at 2803 Fannin St. in La Marque. L.D. Harris, Elaine Stinson, Bobby Jobe Evan, Pamela James, Rachel Baird, Gloria Walker and Leon Wilson will be the speakers. For information, call 409-443-6770.

The Queen of Peace Parish will have its annual spring festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 4 at 1224 Cedar at Laurel streets in La Marque. There will be a raffle, a live auction at 2 p.m. and a silent auction throughout the day, as well as other games and food booths. Enchilada dinners will be sold from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until sold out. For information or if you’d like to donate an item for the auction, call 409-938-7000.

Greater Barbour’s Chapel Baptist Church will have its Vacation Bible School nightly at 6:30 p.m. June 5 through June 9 at 7420 FM 1765 in Texas City. Registration is $4 per child and $5 per adult. For information, call 409-935-1100.

First Lutheran Church will offer its new outreach program “Get Better Together” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning June 6 at 24th and Winnie streets in Galveston. The walk/run group is open to all ages. For information, email anchorlegcoaching@gmail.com or call 208-659-3763.

Mount Moriah Baptist Church will have its Vacation Bible School from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 12 through June 16 at 2728 Ave. K in Galveston. For all ages. Registration is $2 per person. For information, call 409-763-4559.

Hill Avenue Church of Christ will have its Family and Friends Day program at 2:30 p.m. June 18 at 2702 Hill Ave. in Dickinson. The church also will have its Vacation Bible School for all ages nightly at 6 p.m. June 19 through June 23. For information, call 409-218-8153.

League City Church of Christ will have its Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon June 19 through June 22 at 1801 E. Main St. in League City. Registration is free. For ages 4 through fifth grade. To register, visit www.lccofc.org or call 281-332-1015.

First United Methodist Church will have its Vacation Bible School from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 26 through June 29 at 317 Fifth Ave. N. in Texas City. For children ages 4 through completed fifth grade. Free meal will be provided. To register, visit www.fumc-tc.org or call 409-945-4426.

Memorial Lutheran and First Presbyterian churches will have its Vacation Bible School from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 31 through Aug. 3 at 2021 29th St. N. in Texas City. For children in kindergarten through tenth grade. To register, visit www.myvbs.org/mlfpc or call 409-945-4052 or 409-945-2931.

Church announcements: angela.wilson@galvnews.com.

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