Greater Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church will be selling barbecue link dinners from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 3506 Ave. N1/2 in Galveston. Diners are $8 each. For information, call 409-370-9828.

Queen of Peace Catholic Church will be selling fish dinners during Lent from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays through April 10 in its Parish Life Center, 626 Laurel St., in La Marque. Dinners are $9 each. For information, call 409-938-7000, or Marcelino Compean, 409-939-7081.

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.

The Diamond Way Buddhist Center will offer meditation classes at 7:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 17400 El Camino Way, Suite 200, in Houston. Advance meditation will be available at 9 a.m. Sundays. Call 281-686-6821, or visit

Carmelites, which is a nondenominational group of members ages 50 and older, will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 15500 El Camino Real, in Houston. Attendees are encouraged to take books and jigsaw puzzles for exchange. Call 281-326-4000 or 281-334-6291.

The Chosen Ones Outreach Ministries will offer a free lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Compton Memorial Church of God in Christ at 2628 Ball Ave. in Galveston. For information, call the Rev. Edward Lawson at 409-497-2138.

McKinney Memorial United Methodist Church will have its “Jesus Remember Me” prayer breakfast from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. March 7 at 1607 Nashby in La Marque. Tickets are $18 for ages 11 and older and $5 for ages 10 and younger. For tickets and information, call 409-935-5797.

First Baptist Church will have its M25 Spring Break Outreach event from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. March 7 at 2120 36th St. N. in Texas City. Food donations will be given to those in need of assistance. For information, call Samantha Hawkins, 409-927-9287, or the Rev. A. L. Bell, 903-780-4798.

Greater Macedonia Baptist Church will celebrate the appreciation service for its pastor, the Rev. Robert E. Maxey, and his wife, Val, at 11 a.m. March 8 at 401 Third Ave. N., in Texas City. The Rev. Norman Johnson and Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church will be the guests. There also will be a musical at 3 p.m. March 8 at the church featuring various groups and soloists. For information, call 409-948-3993.

NASA Aglow Lighthouse will meet from 10 a.m. to noon March 12 at Praise Chapel, 18516 state Highway 3, in Webster. Phillip and Laura Baker will be the guest speakers. For information, contact Lorene Kelling,

Holy Family Parish will have its annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival March 13 and March 14 at 1010 35th St. in Galveston. There will be a fish fry from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and bingo at 6 p.m. March 13; and the festival will begin at 11 a.m. March 14. For information, email or call 409-762-9646.

Memorial Lutheran and First Presbyterian churches will have its Youth Empowerment Saturday event for students in grades 4-8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14 at 2021 29th St. N. in Texas City. A free T-shirt will be given to registrants who register by March 7. Registration is free and is required. To RSVP, email or call 409-945-2931.

The South Texas District Association Baptist Bible Band Auxiliary will have its annual Bible Band Conference at 9 a.m. March 14 at Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church, 302 N. Oak St., in Texas City. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. For information, call 409-370-4473.

Gethsemane Baptist Church will have its fourth annual women’s conference from 9:30 a.m. to noon March 14 in the fellowship hall of Moody Memorial Church, 2803 53rd St., in Galveston. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For tickets and information, call 409-621-6532 or 409-739-6495.

The Rescue Story Tour featuring Zach Williams will begin at 7 p.m. March 14 at Abundant Life Christian Center, 601 Delany Road, in La Marque. We The Kingdom and Cain also will perform. For tickets and information, visit

Chris and the Magnificent Singers and Jericho Road Bible Church will have a musical at 6:30 p.m. March 15 at 6901 Moore St. in Hitchcock. The Texas City Joyful Messengers will be the special guests. For information, call 409-986-6094.

Chosen Ones Outreach Ministries of Galveston will have a clothing giveaway from noon to 1 p.m. March 20 at Compton Memorial Church of God in Christ, 2628 Ball Ave., in Galveston. A complimentary lunch also will be provided. For information, call the Rev. Edward Lawson, 409-497-2138.

Unity Bay Area Houston will have its annual garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 21 at 1911 state Highway 3 S. in League City. Donations will be accepted. For information, contact Ellen Rogers, or 281-544-2450.

True Living Word Christian Church will host a Pastor’s and Minister’s Wives Conference from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 21 at 2413 Pecos St. in La Marque. “Women of Excellence” is the theme. For information, call Rose Caballero, 832-877-1948.

ACTS Christian Church will have a free food giveaway from 10 a.m. to noon March 21 at 401 10th Ave. N. in Texas City. ID and proof of residency in Texas City is required. Call 281-910-9757.

St. Joseph Altar Society will have a spaghetti luncheon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22 in the hall of Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church, 400 FM 517 E., in Dickinson. All proceeds will benefit St. Vincent de Paul. For information, call 281-337-5212.

The Chosen Ones Outreach Ministries will have a luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. March 24 at Compton Outreach Center, corner of 27th Street and Ball Ave., in Galveston. For information, call the Rev. Edward Lawson, 409-497-2138.

The Chosen Ones Outreach Ministries is offering veterans monetary help for living expenses. For information, visit or call the Rev. Edward Lawson III at 409-497-2138.

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