Family Game Night at All Saints
All Saints Early Childhood Center and the Little Saints Committee presents Family Game Night from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 17, in the parish hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. with first game beginning at 6:45 p.m. Pre-orders of Chic-Fil-A baskets or Kids Meals are $5 each. The concession stand will sell nachos, Frito pies, drinks and snacks.
Admission is a donation, game cards are free and game daubers are $1 (pre-order is recommended).
All Saints Catholic Church is located at 215 E. 10th St. Call 713-864-2653 or visit www.allsaintsheights.com.
How to Survive Shooter Attack seminar at Advent Lutheran
The Houston Police Department, along with Crime Stoppers of Houston, are hosting a seminar titled “How to Survive an Active Shooter.” Stephen Daniel, an active shooter expert with HPD, will facilitate the class.
The class is free and will be held from 10:30 a.m.-noon, Nov. 18, in the fellowship hall at Advent Lutheran Church, 5820 Pinemont Dr. Call 713-686-8201 for information.
Thanks and giving banquet at Garden Oaks Baptist
Garden Oaks Baptist Church, 3206 N. Shepherd Dr., is pleased to welcome the community to the annual Thanks and Giving Banquet, Nov. 19. The meal will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Garden Oaks Baptist Gym. A time of worship and celebration will follow at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall, located next to the Gym.
Call 713-864-4447 or visit www.gobc.org for information.
GriefShare support group at St. Stephen’s
St. Stephen’s GriefShare Support Group welcomes all who are grieving the loss of a loved one to attend a special free seminar, “Surviving the Holidays,” Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 6:30-8 p.m. in Room 201.
All are welcome to attend the family-friendly Christmas Messy Church, Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The free event will include dinner, crafts and fun activities, and a short worship service.
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.
Free post-Thanksgiving meal at St. Matthew’s
St. Matthew’s will hold a free post-Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 24. This is a free community event, targeting those who cannot afford a holiday dinner. The meals will be served until 1:30 p.m., or until the food is gone.
The holidays offer many activities, special worship services, a full choir and pipe organ musical arrangements. Sunday morning worship with Children’s church starts at 9:30 a.m., followed by 10:30 a.m. Sunday School.
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church is located at 4300 N. Shepherd Dr. Call 713-697-0671 or visit the website at www.stmatthewsmethodist.org.
The Loving Kids Organization and The Community Of Faith hold toy drive
The Loving Kids Organization and The Community Of Faith Church are pleased to announce its third annual Toy Drive. Toys collected by Dec. 15, will be distributed to kids who probably will not receive a toy for Christmas.
Make a difference this holiday season and donate a new unwrapped toy for ages 18 months to 17 years old to one of our sponsor drop-off locations. Drop-off locations are: The Community Of Faith Church, 1024 Pinemont (77091), The COF Yates-Dixon Building, 1023 Pinemont (77018), U-N-I Hair Salon, 8511 N. Houston Rosslyn Rd. (77088), The Book Scene, 1820 W. 43rd St. (77018), and Mark Lawton Dentist, 7038 Antoine (77088).
Monetary donations can be made through the secured website www.thecommunityoffaith.org, click the Toy Drive banner and follow the prompts.