Leadership summit, concerts among upcoming faith-based events around East Texas

Published on Friday, 28 July 2017 14:05 - Written by




The Global Leadership Summit will be from Aug. 10 to 11 at First Christian Church, 4202 S. Broadway in Tyler. The annual event will take place through simulcast and is designed to help attendees gather with other leaders to hear advice from speakers. While it is Christian-based, the information, teaching and speakers are for the broader world of business, education and more. For more information, or to register for the event, go to www.fcctyler.org .



Camp Out VBS at Pleasant Retreat United Methodist Church, 417 County Road 1143 in Tyler is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Lunch will be provided. The day will include team-building games, Bible-based songs, and multisensory Bible adventures. Some of the activities might be a bit messy so children should come in play clothes and sturdy shoes. Parents, grandparents and friends are invited to join at 10 a.m. July 30 for a dramatic, campfire-style celebration of God's love. Call 903-5927183, email secretary@pleasantretreat.org or visit www.vbspro.events/p/fbd748 for more information or to register.



The Christian Women's Council of Bethany Word of Life Tabernacle, 6808 Paluxy Drive in Tyler, will have a Women's Missionary Sunday program at 10 a.m. Sunday on the church campus. Evangelist Felicia Lee is the scheduled guest speaker. Contact the church office at 903-534-0094 for more information.



Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869 in Hawkins, will have its quarterly blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the Family Life Center. Personnel from the Carter BloodCare Center will be onsite to accept blood donations from qualified donors. Visit www.carterbloodcare.org/pdf/DonorGuidelines.pdf for more information.



The Tyler Council of Church Women is scheduled to meet at 10 a.m. Monday at the North Tyler Developmental Academy, formerly the North Tyler Day Nursery, 3000 N. Border Ave. Guests should come to the Glass Street side and park in the lot across the street. Call 903-592-3671 with questions. The executive board is scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m., followed by a fellowship for members at 10 a.m. and a membership meeting and program at 10:30 a.m. Guests are asked to bring toilet paper, paper towels and Kleenex for the nursery.



Bethany Word of Life Tabernacle, 6808 Paluxy Drive in Tyler, will have its Men's Ministerial Sunday program at 10 a.m. Aug. 6 followed by a Community-Outreach/Fellowship Dinner on the church campus. Contact the church’s business office at 903-534-0094 for more information.



The Community Concert and Fellowship at First Baptist Church in Center is scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 6. The event will feature gospel followed by a unique and exciting community party called Show and Tell. The First Baptist gym will have tables displaying a crafts, collections, and hobbies.



Sing and Ring Music Camp is open to all rising first- through fifth-grade students, and offers learning opportunities that include singing, Orff instruments, handbells and handchimes. The four-day camp, which will run Aug. 7 to 10, ends with a special evening performance on Aug. 10. Registration forms can be found in the church office at Pollard United Methodist Church, 3030 New Copeland Road in Tyler, or call 903-597-2571 to request an emailed registration form. The only cost is a $5 T-shirt fee. For more information, email Arnold Sherman arnoldsher@aol.com or text at 903-372-9683.



Holly Brook Baptist Church, 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869 in Hawkins, will present “Branson at Holly Brook II” at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18 in the Family Life Center. The public is invited. There is no admission charge, but an offering will be taken to benefit the Holly Brook Celebration Singers music fund. Dinner will be served. Singers will interpret such entertainers as the Oak Ridge Boys, Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Elvis and Merle Haggard. Call the church office at 903-769-2091 to reserve a place. Visit www.hollybrookbaptist.org for more information.



Catholic Charities, The Salvation Army and the Long Term Recovery Group can assist with needs from the recent East Texas tornadoes. Disaster case managers are available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday or by appointment at St. Therese Parish Hall, 885 First Monday Lane (Edgewood Road) in Canton. Call 972-246-6011 for more information and leave a message if no answer or email TornadoRelief@ccdallas.org. The charities and church will help people of all faiths.



The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will have an Overstock Sale for the public at its Marketplace furniture building and Old Spence garage sale building from 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 19. The buildings are located on the southeast and northeast corners of Spring Street and Bow Street in downtown Tyler. All proceeds will benefit the Tyler Salvation Army.



Sight.org will have Sight Night "The Joy of Sight" from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 3 at Callynth Photography Studio in Tyler. Tickets go for a $5 minimum donation. The event will include local art, live music and food. All proceeds will benefit the work of Sight.org to restore sight to the blind in Togo, Africa. Those interested in purchasing tickets or sponsoring the event can visit sight.org for more information.