St. Mary’s Catholic Church is having a rummage sale at its activity center, 401 S. Liberty St., from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be clothes, housewares and much more.

The annual St. Joseph Alumni Reunion will begin with a Mass at 5 p.m. There will be a reception and dinner at St. Joseph Family Center after the Mass. Call the St. Joseph Parish Office for more information. Adults are $15; children under 12 are $5.

There will be a camp hosted by the Victoria Crossroads Chapter of the American Guild of Organists from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 3 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 106 N. DeLeon St. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Admission is $5 and includes lunch. The camp is for children grades third through sixth; all children must be accompanied by a parent. The camp will provide opportunities to hear, explore and get hands-on with three different pipe organs. For more information, email or go to


The First Assembly of God, 4205 N. Ben Jordan St., will host the Christian singing group The Steel Magnolias, who will present a fully choreographed concert of Southern Gospel music at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. There is no charge, and the public is invited. For more information, call the church office at 361-575-3552 or Debbie Daniel at 512-757-4901 or visit

St. Joseph Parish in Yoakum is celebrating 150 years with a picnic at 10:30 a.m. at the Yoakum Community Center. The meal consists of picnic stew, sausage and all the trimmings, available for dine-in or drive-thru. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at Crossroads Bank, St. Joseph Parish Office and Yoakum National Bank. Other activities of the day includes a country store, kids’ korner, games, cakewalk and pantry wheel. Mexican food, soft drinks and refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the afternoon. The auction begins at 12:30 p.m., and there will also be a raffle drawing.

Our Lady of Sorrows and Santisima Trinidad Catholic Church Jamaica is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Victoria Community Center. Barbecue brisket and sausage plates with all the trimmings will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $10 each. Other attractions include a beer garden, several food booths, a live and silent auction and live music provided by El Unico de San Luis, Tropa Tejana, Grupo Espina, Touch of Gold, Pedro Flores and The Crossroads Troubadours. Our Lady of Sorrows Ballet Folklorico will perform. There will also be a cakewalk, games, plant sale and religious items for sale. A raffle drawing will be held at 4 p.m.; tickets are $5 each. For information, contact Socorro Davila at 361-676-5466. For information about the auction, contact Janie Rubio at 361-571-7319; for raffle tickets, contact Susie Verver at 361-218-8320; and for meal tickets, contact Mercedes Robles at 361-218-5839.


St. Joseph Baptist Church, 811 S. Virginia St., in Port Lavaca is having its annual summer revival. Service begins at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker for Sunday is the Rev. Kelvin Washington, of Cuero. Guest speakers for the other nights are the Rev. Larry Brice, of Dallas, and the Rev. James E. Brice, of Tyler. Guest choirs and soloists have also been invited to share their musical talents during the revival.


The Cathedral of Our Lady of Victory, 3102 N. Laurent St., is having a night of Eucharistic Adoration along with Praise and Worship Music at 6 p.m. This night of worship will be led by Clay Crockett and Nation of Believers. During “Magnify” you will experience praise and worship, faith-sharing, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and an opportunity for prayer ministry. Admission is free and families are encouraged.


The First Baptist Church in Bloomington presents the Songfellows Quartet in concert at 7 p.m. in the Bloomington High School auditorium. The concert is free, a love offering will be collected. For more information, contact Chuck Stewart, pastor, at 361-484-7953.

Aug. 10

There will be a fundraiser for the Stevenson Unit Chapel Fund at 11 a.m. at the Hallettsville KC Hall, 321 U.S. 77 S. A chicken stew meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for $10 each. A free concert with Broken Alibi will be from 2 to 6 p.m. The silent auction is from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The KC Bar will be open until 6 p.m.

Aug. 11

The Steel Magnolias will perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. at Austin Street Baptist Church, 1308 E. Gonzales St., in Yoakum. Admission is free; a love offering will be collected.

There will be a Gospel Concert featuring Leslie Foster Community Echoes, of San Antonio, at 4 p.m. at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 1206 S. Depot St. For more information, contact Dorothy Cunningham at 361-572-8606.

Scruggs Chapel United Methodist Church is having its annual Men’s and Women’s Day program at 3:30 p.m. The theme for the event is “Men and Women Trusting God’s Promises,” Psalm 33: 20-22. The guest speaker is the Rev. George Franklin, of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Edgar.

Aug. 12

There will be a Gospel Musical Celebration at Mt. Zion District Association of Churches at 7 p.m. at the Cuero Baptist Encampment Grounds, 110 Nash St. in Cuero. The Rev. A.L. Prince will be the moderator. The theme of the event is “Love, Unite and Discipleship.” The memory verse is John 12, 34-35. The event will feature soloists, choirs and quartets from the area.

Aug. 17

The third annual Uniting Hearts Music Festival will be from 4 to 10 p.m at 1101 Wilden St., behind Gonzalez Cafe Restaurant. Admission is free. Bands performing include Clay Crockett and National of Believers, Mark Zepeda and the OLS Lifeteen Band Reunion, Mt. Nebo Adult Choir, Thirty Rou:4 and Grupo Fey Alabana. Food and drinks will be available for purchase; no ice chests or outside food or drinks allowed. Bring lawn chairs.

Sept. 29

Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Festival is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 11220 Farm-to-Market Road 237 in Meyersville. Barbecue beef plates are $10. There will also be a live and silent auction, raffle, bingo, children’s games and more.

Regularly occurring church services, Bible studies and classes will be posted on our online calendar only.

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