Donations collected by Heights Presbyterian for Star of Hope
Heights Presbyterian is collecting over the counter medication for the Star of Hope center as well as zip lock sandwich baggies for Kids Meals in Oak Forest.
Donations can be dropped off at 240 W. 19th.
Wandering Home worship series at St. Stephen’s
Wandering Home, a new fall worship series about the journey of God’s people in the book of Exodus, begins Aug. 27, during the 8:30 a.m. praise celebration and the 11 a.m. traditional service. Students of all ages are welcome to bring backpacks to both services this Sunday for the Blessing of the Backpack.
“Wednesday Nights” at St. Stephen’s begin Aug. 30. Bring dinner for the family and enjoy fellowship from 5-6:30 p.m. Paper goods and beverages will be provided. From 6:30-7:30 p.m., Senior Pastor, Nathan Lonsdale Bledsoe, will lead a Bible study and Rev. Lindsay Smith, Music and Worship Pastor, will lead the children’s choir practice.
St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church is located at 2003 W. 43rd St. For information, call 713-686-8241 or visit www.stsumc.org and the church’s Facebook page.
Community Senior Recognition Day at Greater First Baptist
A Community Senior Recognition Day will be held at Greater First Baptist Church (W.E. Gibbs Educational Building), 4441 Haygood St. Featured are guest speakers Dainter Dietz, Senior Advocate for Medicare/Medicaid; Natilea Henderson of Blue Cross BlueShield of Texas; and Varlette Broussard, SafeLink Representative. The presentation will be from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 10.
Medicare/Medicaid open enrollment will be held Oct. 15 through Dec. 3.
Call 713-695-7061 or visit facebook.com/gfbhouston for information.
Third Age Learning Center to hold fall registration
All Saint’s Third Age Learning Center senior program will hold its 2017 Fall Semester registration from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 31, in the parish hall. The fall semester begins Sept. 11 and concludes Nov. 17. Registration will continue the first week of the semester.
New classes this semester include Texas Hold’em and Pony Tail Canasta. A hot lunch is available at noon Monday-Friday for $2. Reservations are requested by 10 a.m. each morning.
For TALC information and lunch reservations, call 713-248-1277. All Saints Catholic Church is located at 215 E. 10th St.
Kids Rock Cycle for Safety at Mt. Ararat Baptist
Join Mt. Ararat Baptist at 5801 W. Montgomery Rd., for a free kids skills and safety festival. Children can learn how to ride a bike safely, start and stop properly, avoiding hazards, yielding, ride an obstacle course and more. Four bikes will be awarded. All donations for food or bikes are accepted. The festival will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 9.
Call 713-692-9954 for information.
Free concert at All Saints
Don’t miss this concert featuring Coro Gloria Dei under the direction of Dr. Rick Lopez. Gloria Dei will be performing the works of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gerald Finzi, and Gonzalo Alonso Ramos at 5 p.m. Sept. 17, at All Saints Catholic Church, 215 E. 10th St. The performance is being offered to the community for free and is hosted by the Bravura Concert Series at All Saints Church. There will be a dessert reception after the concert.
Call 713-972-4714 or visit www.allsaintsheights.com.
Get ready for the St. Rose Pumpkin Patch
The St. Rose pumpkin patch will be open for business Oct. 6. The annual St. Rose Halloween Festival will be from 5-10 p.m. Oct. 27.
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Community is located at 3600 Brinkman St. Call 713-692-9123 for information.