April 13, 2012 at midnight
Updated April 12, 2012 at 11:13 p.m.
Alamo Heights Baptist Church, Port Lavaca, will host InPurse-Suit of God Women's Conference. Registration starts at 5:30 on Friday. The conference starts at 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday Pre-registration is $10 per person or $12 at the door. For more information call the church office at 361-552-2532 or Lesa Jurek at 361-652-3856.
The Century Singers, of Texas A&M University-College Station will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 4102 N. Ben Jordan. This 78-voice mixed choir will be performing a concert of music by American composers.
A Grave Decoration Service will be at the Kilgore Cemetery at 3 p.m. John Dellis, minister of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Ander, will lead the service. The cemetery and its connecting grounds are the site of the former St. Paul's Lutheran Church, which closed as a congregation in 1954. Former members, families and friends of St. Paul's and the Kilgore Community are invited to attend the annual service. Before the service, families are encouraged to clean and decorate family grave sites. The annual Kilgore Cemetery Association meeting will be after the service.
Mount Sinai Baptist Church, 419 Center St., Port Lavaca will have the Rev. Eric Tarver of Bethlehem Baptist Church of Beeville as a guest speaker at its 3 p.m. service. For more information call the Rev. J.H. Fowler, pastor, at 361-571-6203 or 361-570-1846.
Mt. Olive Baptist Church will observe its Annual Sunday School Day at a 3 p.m. service. The guest preacher is the Rev. A.L. Prince, pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Victoria. The church is on state Highway 111 and County Road 287. For more information, call Barbara at 361-218-6667.
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1501 N. Glass St. will present "Charting a Course for My Loved Ones," at noon. Lunch will be served in the parish hall. This is a workshop to assist in preparing a list of your specific end-of-life wishes.
"Iron Sharpens Iron" fellowship Bible Study will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m. each Tuesday at Fuse Ministry located at 2001 E. Sabine St., Suite 209. For more information, call 361-894-2600.
The Second Annual Decoration Day will be at Evergreen Cemetery from 10 a.m. to noon. The Sons of Confederate Veterans, G.O. Stoner Camp No. 1000, will honor the fallen soldiers of the War Between the States. The cemetery is located at the corner of East Red River and North Vine Street. The service will include a live cannon salute, flag corps, musicians and re-enactors in period attire. For more information contact Michael Hurley at 361-212-3522 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Gideon Baptist Church will have its Women's Day Program at 3 p.m. The Rev. Kevin Van Hook will be the guest speaker. Contact Mildred Young at 361-648-9460.
St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Meyersville will have its annual Church under the trees service at 10:15 a.m. The service will be under the live oaks behind the 1866 "Old Stone Church." Cemetery decoration will be after the service. Everyone is invited.
Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist, 808 S. Navarro St. will host its Pastor's Support Group Annual Day beginning at 10 a.m. The guest preacher for the 10 a.m. service is the Rev. Darrin Wilson, of Fort Worth. The guest preacher for the 3 p.m. service is the Rev. Maurice Jones, pastor of Pleasant Green Baptist Church in Bay City. The host Pastor is the Rev. Vernon J. Garza.
Edna Shiloh Baptist Church, 604 MLK Drive, will have its annual Youth Day beginning at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Morrisno, of Greater Mt. Calvary in Victoria.
Pastor W. Copeland is the host pastor. For more information, call 361-782-6574.
There will be a games party at St. Joseph Parish Hall in Inez from 2 to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 and includes refreshments. Activities include door prizes and a raffle. The event is sponsored by Inez Catholic Daughters Court St. Joseph, Protector of Mary Court No. 2475. For reservations, call Kathy Prukop at 361-575-3559 or Mary Wagner at 361-570-7393.
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 4102 N. Ben Jordan St., will hold its fourth annual Springfest and Barbecue beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 22. Barbecue plates consisting of brisket or chicken, potato salad, beans, pickles, onions and bread will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and are $7 each. Drive-thru service is available beginning at 10:30 a.m. off of Crestwood Drive. Delivery is available with the purchase of five or more plates. Tickets may be purchased and delivery scheduled through the church office at 361-575-4305 or by calling Alan Carroll at 361-579-0112. Bake sale items will also be available to purchase. There will be a silent auction from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; the live auction will begin at 12:30 p.m. Children's activities will be open from 11:30 to 2 p.m. The cake wheel will run from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will also be entertainment throughout the day.
Special services, religious events and religious fundraisers for the Faith Calendar must be posted to the online calendar at Victoriaadvocate.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday for publication in Saturday's Faith section. Email Faith pictures to email@example.com.
Regularly occurring church services, Bible studies and classes will be posted on our online calendar only.