Compton Memorial Church of God in Christ and The Chosen Ones Outreach Ministries of Galveston Inc. will be giving away senior food boxes from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. today at 2628 Ball St. in Galveston. For ages 60 and older (take ID). For information, call the Rev. Edward Lawson, 409-497-2138.

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.

Greater Macedonia Baptist Church will have its Women and Men in Red and Black program at 11 a.m. Sunday at 401 Third Ave. N. in Texas City. The Rev. William H. King III and Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church will be the guests. For information, call 409-948-3993.

Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 29th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. A.C. Tryon, and his wife, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at 3501 Broadway in Galveston. The Rev. Kerry W. Tillmon and the West Point Baptist Church will be the guests. For information, call 713-253-0461.

Straight Way Church will celebrate the 32nd pastoral anniversary of Bishop John West at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at No. 21 state Highway 3 in Texas City. Bishop Andrew James and The Living Word Resurrection Bible Church will be the guests. For information, call 409-938-4353.

The inaugural Soup Cook-off fundraiser to end Alzheimer’s will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 13136 state Highway 6, in Santa Fe. Take your favorite soup for others to taste (entry is free). For information, email Carol Mitchell,, or Susan Leining,

The Galveston Island Celebrate Recovery Christ-based 12-step group is available from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays at The Vineyard Church, 4720 Ave. O1/2, in Galveston. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. The recovery program is available to those working through hurts, habits and hang-ups. For information, call 409-420-4640.

Rising Star Baptist Church will have its annual Bible study program nightly at 7 p.m. Monday through Feb. 2 at 3002 N. Oak St. in Texas City. For information, call 832-657-9385.

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

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

Truth Missionary Baptist Church will have its winter revival nightly at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Feb. 2 at 4032 FM 1765 in Texas City. Rosetta Cooper will be the institute teacher, and the Rev. Earl Langham will be the speaker. For information, call 409-938-3922.

The Queen of Peace Ladies Guild will have its card party and luncheon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 7 at its Parish Life Center, 626 Laurel St., in La Marque. Tickets are $10. For tickets and to RSVP, call Maria Compean, 409-939-7087, or Toni Hernandez, 409-739-7361.

ACTS Christian Church will have a free food giveaway from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 17 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 21st annual Praise God in His Sanctuary gospel musical concert will begin at 5:15 p.m. Feb. 17 at Avenue L Missionary Baptist Church, 2612 Ave. L, in Galveston. The Spiritual DC’s, from Louisiana, will be the featured guests, as well as the Galveston Community Band, the Galveston Voices and Echoes of Praise, and more. For information, call Pat Pervis, 409-974-4083.

Chris and the Magnificent Singers and Jericho Road Bible Church will have a musical at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at 6901 Moore St. in Hitchcock. The Texas City Joyful Messengers will be the special guests. For information, call 409-986-6094.

The Special Needs Support group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Randall Room of Rosenberg Library, 2310 Sealy Ave., in Galveston. Children are welcome. Email or call 737-247-8142.

The House of Study will have its annual Passover Seder Dinner from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 24 at 2010 Fifth Ave. N. in Texas City. Admission is $35 per person and $15 for ages 12 and younger. For information, call 409-797-4598.

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