Zion Baptist holds
Congress of Christian Education Annual Session
The Lincoln Southern District Association Congress of Christian Education Annual Session will convene at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 9318 Homestead Rd. The pastor is Edward V. Lightfoot. The moderator is L.C. Dews, president Rory Thompson Sr. and Dean is Rev. Rodney Griggs.
Highlights include the LSD Congress Musical at 5 p.m. July 8. A community health fair is from noon-2 p.m. July 11. A community blood drive is from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 13.
Call 713-631-2595 for information.
SongPlay mini-session at St. Stephen’s
A six-week SongPlay mini-session begins July 11, at 9:15 a.m. in Room 101. Open to children from birth to preschool, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, SongPlay targets five areas of development: musical, physical, intellectual, social and spiritual. Older siblings may also attend the summer sessions.
All are welcome to join us for our first Feast Sunday, July 15, following the 11 a.m. service at Live Oak Grill, 10444 Hempstead Rd. Bring your St. Stephen’s bulletin and receive 10% off an appetizer. Feast will be held on the third Sunday of each month at a kid-friendly restaurant. 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.
Home Run benefit at Immanuel Lutheran
Come support the Hairgrove family, Steve, Melissa, Lane, Emily and Molly. Steve has recently undergone cancer surgery and the family is in need of help. The Hairgroves are members of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Proceeds will help with medical bills and expenses.
The Home Run benefit ‘Hit Cancer Out of the Park’ is from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. July 15, and will be a drive-thru barbecue dinner (chicken, sausage, rice, beans and peach cobbler). The minimum donation is $10, credit cards are accepted. Make checks payable to Immanuel Lutheran – Social Ministry.
Immanuel Lutheran Church is located at 1440 Cortlandt St. Call 713-864-2651 for information.
Garden Oaks announces Vacation Bible School
Garden Oaks Baptist Church, 3206 N. Shepherd Dr., will have its annual Vacation Bible School the week of July 16-20, from 9 a.m.-noon each day. Children ages 5-12 are welcome to attend. Children will hear Bible stories, do crafts, enjoy snacks and music and much more.
To register or for information, call 713-864-4447 or visit www.GOBC.org.
Vacation Bible School at St. Matthew’s
St. Matthew’s Vacation Bible School is July 23-July 26, 9-11 a.m., in the fellowship hall for ages kindergarten through 5th grade. Call the church office to register.
The church will be celebrating it’s 75th Anniversary Jubilee Aug. 12. All past members and pastors are invited to come and participate in worship and birthday luncheon. Worship and fellowship at St. Matthew’s Sunday School starts at 9:15 a.m. and worship at 9:17 a.m.
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church is located at 4300 N. Shepherd Dr. Call 713-697-0671 or visit the Facebook page or the website at www.stmatthewsmethodist.org.
Arise Baptist holds games and carnival
Bring the family to this fun event with games, snacks and Bible Stories from 5-6:15 p.m. Saturdays at various Parks. The event will be at McCullough Park July 7; Watonga Park July 14; and concludes at Clark Park July 21.
Coffee Truck Sunday with AvidCoffeeCo. will be 9:15 a.m. Aug. 5. Nacho Night is 5 p.m. July 15. Watermelon Night is 5 p.m. July 22.
Weekly Worship Series at 10 a.m. – Believe (A study in John). Sunday Night Study at 5 p.m. – Stress Less Parenting. Wednesday Night Study at 7 p.m. – Heroes and Villians. Children’s Classes and Student Ministry Sundays are at 5 p.m.
Register for VBS 6 p.m.-9 p.m. July 29-Aug. 3. Fall AWANA Club is 7 p.m. Aug. 15.
Arise Baptist Church is located at 803 Curtain St. Call 713-659-9697 or visit www.arisebaptistchurch.org for information.
Upcoming events at First Baptist Church Heights
First Baptist Church Heights, 201 E. 9th St., will hold GriefShare every Friday 7:30-9 p.m. through Aug. 3, in the conference room.
Call 713-861-3102 for information.
Men’s Scripture Sharing Group meets at the YMCA
The Men’s Scripture Sharing Group meets at 7 a.m. every Thursday at the Harriet and Joe Foster YMCA, 1234 W. 34th St. There will be music, Bible study and fellowship. Guests and new members are welcome to attend this non-denominational Bible study.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.