Temple Oaks Baptist has many items to give away
Temple Oaks Baptist Church, located at 2101 W. 34th St., is giving away many items including pianos, organs and other large items. Donations are appreciated.
For information, contact R.P. Jones at 713-686-2981.
Pancake breakfast at St. Matthew’s
St. Matthew’s is offering their free monthly pancake breakfast, from 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Pancakes with all the trimmings will be served. The community is welcome. The Lydia Circle will meet immediately after the pancake breakfast in Room 107.
Get ready for the Great Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival Oct. 13. A barbecue meal will be available for $12. Activities for all ages include a silent auction, face painting, games, and pumpkin decorating.
Dave Ramsey’s nine-week Financial Peace University will be held at 4 p.m. Oct. 6.
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church is located at 4300 N. Shepherd Dr. Call 713-697-0671 or visit www.stmatthewsmethodist.org for information.
Blessing of the Animals at Hope Episcopal
A blessing of the animals will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Hope Episcopal Church, located at 1613 W. 43rd St.
Call 713-681-6422 for information.
The Gathering Place ministry at St. Stephen’s
The Gathering Place, a free monthly ministry for persons with Alzheimer’s and other memory loss, and their caregivers, will be held Oct. 8, from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Volunteers lead guests in fun activities and serve lunch so that caregivers can take a break. For information, contact Monica Holiday with CarePartners at 713-682-5995, ext. 206.
The annual Bill Hardwick Memorial Golf Tournament, benefiting the ministries at St. Stephen’s, will be held Oct. 20, at 8 a.m. at Jersey Meadow Golf Course, 8502 Rio Grande Dr., in Jersey Village. For information, contact Ken Aldredge at 713-419-2291 or Dixie Hardwick at 713-206-9037.
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.
St. Ambrose Men’s Club to hold spaghetti dinner
St. Ambrose Men’s Club will hold their annual spaghetti dinner from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 12. The menu includes spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, garlic bread and tea. Adult dinners are $10 and child’s plate 5 and under no charge. Dine in or carry out. Desserts will also be available for purchase. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
St. Ambrose Catholic Church is located at 4213 Mangum Rd. Call 713-686-3497 for information.
Men in Mission barbecue dinner at Zion Lutheran
Zion Lutheran Church’s Men in Mission will be hosting their annual barbecue dinner from noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 14, in Zion’s Great Room. All free will offerings for the meal will go toward the Men in Mission’s Seminary Student scholarships. The community is welcome.
Zion Lutheran Church is located at 3606 Beauchamp. Call 713-869-1493 for information.
October events hosted by Trinity Lutheran Downtown
Looking for a family friendly Halloween event? Trinity Downtown invites you to join the fun at Trunks ‘n’ Treats, Oct. 26, from 5-7 p.m. at Upbring School, located at 1316 Washington Ave.
Trinity Downtown presents the Hymn Festival featuring James Marriott, Director of Musical Arts at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis who will play on Trinity’s recently renovated 50 rank Holtkamp/Reuter pipe organ. The concert will be at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 28, 800 Houston Ave. Admission is free. Freewill offerings are appreciated.
Oktoberfest is from 4-6 p.m. Oct. 28 at Trinity Downtown, for an afternoon of German tradition. Brats with all the fixings will be served. St. Arnold’s will provide free beer. Admission is free.
Call 713-224-0684 for information.
Bazaar at St. Monica
St. Monica Catholic Church, 8421 W. Montgomery Rd. 77088, will hold their Bazaar Oct. 19-21. Super Duper Bingo will be 7-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. Bingo tickets are $20 presale and $25 at door. The Bazaar is open Saturday, Oct. 20, from noon-8 p.m. and 12:30-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21.
Zydeco performances by Keyun and The Zydeco Masters, Nooney and the Zydeco Floaters, and Marcus Ardoin and Da Zydeco Legendz. There will be live Hispanic entertainment, food, kids activities, games, and fun for the whole family. Vendor booths available. Free bazaar admission and parking.
Information is available at stmonicabazaar2018.eventbrite.com and www.stmonicahouston.com or by calling 713-818-2048.