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Faith and Values

Contributions are welcome from all faiths and philosophies

April 18, 2014 -- St. Vincent's House will host its first Mainland "13th Annual Gospel by the Sea Concert" on June 14 at the Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church in Hitchcock. More
April 13, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III invites all to come out and meet the 16th president of the United States and share in the history and fun of the 9th annual Juneteenth Family Day at Stringfellow Orchards on June 14, 2014. More
April 12, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III suggests that Galveston is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth and asks "How does it change the conversation about the potential of a national celebration if the conversation became less about us and them to more about we?" More
April 10, 2014 -- Galvestonians and those with links to Galveston's past are urged to contribute stories and photos to "Save Our Stories Galveston", an effort to capture a wide range of the Island's history told through the lives of ordinary citizens. More
April 07, 2014 -- Reverend Donald Lee's latest posting features Dr. Shari Maiben, a Port Arthur-based evangelist and author of “Agape: The Language of Unfeigned Love”. More
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April 04, 2014 -- Change Happens!, which is celebrating 25 years as a nonprofit organization established to transform the lives of families and children in high-risk communities, held its 7th Annual Spring Breakfast this morning. More
March 11, 2014 -- Over 200 Christian leaders recently gathered to raise awareness of the upcoming Third Annual Holocaust March of Remembrance Houston, will will take place on April 26 and 27. More
March 11, 2014 -- Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas will hold the 23rd Annual Breakfast with the Bishop on April 5 in the Family Life Center at St Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church in Beaumont. More
February 20, 2014 -- Samuel Collins III has posted a Guest Column, inviting the public to a performance of a Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church production of a play about the kidnapping and killing of Emmett Till in 1955. More
February 16, 2014 -- Pastor Donald Lee has posted a column about a eulogy at his cousin's funeral More
February 15, 2014 -- Hospice Care Team will offer 8-week “Hands Together” groups in Clear Lake, Dickinson, Galveston and Richwood this spring. More
January 30, 2014 -- Houston S.H.O.P. (Sweet Hour of Prayer)Ministries Inc., a not-for-profit organization, will host the Houston Creole Heritage Festival and Mardi-Gras Parade this weekend at the Discovery Green Park in Houston. More
January 29, 2014 -- Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church in Galveston will host a Jazz Brunch Fundraiser on Saturday, February 8. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will welcome special guest Mikaila Ulmer, a 9-year-old Lemonade Day entrepreneur, to Galveston on Wednesday. More
January 23, 2014 -- The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Galveston recently held the First Annual Blessing of the Water service at Moody Gardens. More
January 23, 2014 -- Twila Lindblade, executive director of the Galveston County Food Bank has posted a guest column in support of the Souper Bowl of Caring which is currently underway until February 2 and is also helping the Galveston County Food Bank raise food and funds. More
January 19, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III has posted a guest column regarding the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday titled, "A Day ON, not a day off". More
January 09, 2014 -- The Diocese of Beaumont will host a commemorative celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday on Saturday at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Beaumont. More
January 07, 2014 -- Houston Arts Alliance will host "Voices of the Spirit" on February 8 and 9 at the Asia Society Texas Center. More
November 15, 2013 -- A Creole Sunday will be held on November 17 at the Langetree Retreat and ECO Center in Liberty, Texas. More
October 16, 2013 -- Galveston Island Oktoberfest is October 25-26. George Black has prepared a video about the event. More w/Video
October 14, 2013 -- The Holy Family Catholic School Annual Fall Festival will be held Sunday, October 20 at 2601 Ursuline in Galveston. More
September 13, 2013 -- Tickets will go on sale next week for the The 30th Annual Greek Festival in Galveston on Saturday & Sunday, November 9 and 10, at the Greek Orthodox Church, 1824 Ball Street. More
September 09, 2013 -- Galveston Island's 32nd Annual Island Oktoberfest will be held on October 25 and 27. More
September 06, 2013 -- The Diocese of Beaumont will hold a day of prayer for peace in Syria on Saturday at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Diocese of Beaumont will host a Mass on Saturday at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica to pray for peace in Syria. More
August 30, 2013 -- First Baptist Church Spring Branch of Houston has presented a $1 million gift to Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary in Waco, Texas. More
August 28, 2013 -- The Diocese of Beaumont has presented the Faithful Steward Award to Sharon Begnaud and Mary Mahlie, the founders of the "Giving Field". More
August 11, 2013 -- The Holy Family Catholic School annual Fall Festival will be held Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 2601 Ursuline in Galveston. More
July 29, 2013 -- Guidry News Service recently visited the headquarters of the Halo House Foundation near Houston's Texas Medical Center and M.D. Anderson Hospital to discuss its upcoming fund-raiser, "Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause". More
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