Wesley United Methodist Church, 4201 N. Texas Ave., Bryan, is hosting the 48th annual Chili Day Fundraiser & Live Auction. The fundraiser benefits local charities and features dine-in or take-out regular or spicy chili, drink and dessert from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The silent auction is from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the live auction begins at 1:30 p.m. Admission is $8 at the door. Children 5 and younger eat for free. For more information, visit the church’s Facebook page.
First Presbyterian Church, 1100 Carter Creek Parkway in Bryan, will have Sunday school for all ages at 9:20 a.m. and worship in the sanctuary at 10:45 a.m. The Rev. Ted Foote will be preaching using Matthew 13:1-9. The title of the sermon is “A Farmer Went Out to Sow.” For information, call 823-8073 or visit www.fpcbryan.org.
First Christian Church, 900 S. Ennis in Bryan, will meet for worship at 10:45 a.m. The Rev. Jesse Myers’ sermon will be “Live Out of Hope, Not Fear!” based on Romans 5:1-5 and Isaiah 43:1-3a. Sunday school classes for all ages begin at 9:30, followed by coffee time at 10:30. Youth groups meet at 3 p.m. 823-5451 or www.firstchristianbcs.org.
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 1001 Woodcreek Drive in College Station, is having worship is at 8 a.m., Godly Play Sunday School for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Ministry Night begins with a meal at 5:45 p.m., followed by classes and activities for elementary to adult. For more information, visit email@example.com or call 764-9095.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Brazos Valley, 800 George Bush Drive within the Texas A&M Hillel building, will meet at 10:30 a.m. for the service “Mission of the Free World” led by the Rev. Donna Renfro.
Covenant Presbyterian Church, 220 Rock Prairie Road, will worship at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Murray will speak on “We Are Christ-like.” Classes for all ages meet at 9:15, and there is coffee and cake before the service at 10:15. www.covenantpresbyterian.org. 694-7700
Faith United Church (UCC), 2901 Austin’s Colony Parkway in Bryan (next to Rudder High School) meets at 10 a.m. for fellowship and 10:30 a.m. worship. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Francis Episcopal Church, 1101 Rock Prairie Road, will celebrate Holy Communion Sunday at 8 a.m. (Rite 1) and at 10:30 a.m. (Rite 2). The Outreach Committee meets at 9 a.m.; Children’s Sunday School, at 10:30. Bags of flour and sugar will be collected for the church food pantries in Iola and Bedias. Coffee and snacks will follow the later service. For weekday events such as Christian Meditation, Bible Study, the class on “The Gifts of Imperfection” contact the church office at 696-1491 (voice mail); online at www.stfrancisbcs.org; or on Facebook (@StFrancisOnline).
Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 217 W. 26th St., will have services at 7:30, 9 and 11:15 a.m. Children’s Chapel is offered during the 9 a.m. service. Christian education classes are at 10:15 a.m. www.standrewsbcs.org.
Unity Spiritual Center of the Brazos Valley, 4016 Stillmeadow Drive, Bryan, will have services at 10:30 a.m. Call 324-9857 or unityspiritualcenterbv.org.
Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, 2177 N. Earl Rudder Freeway, will have Sunday school classes for all ages at 9:15 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m. 846-4753.
CBS Religious School is offering Sunday morning classes. Students are invited to learn about and experience Judaism in a welcoming and egalitarian environment. For more information or to register, contact email@example.com.
Eagle’s Nest Praise and Worship Ministries will staff a free prayer line from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The prayer line number is 775-1513, and calls will be answered by a trained prayer ministry associate. The prayer line is coordinated by pastors Gary and Sheila Jones.
Nov. 17: Christians Unashamed to Praise. No preaching, no collection — just praise. Meeting Nov. 17 from 8 to 8:45 a.m. at Tanglewood Park Pavilion, Carter Creek Parkway, Bryan. Bring a chair, benches available. For more info call 703-9367 leave questions, comments or suggestions, etc.
Nov. 19: Bryan/College Station Women’s Connection luncheon will be Nov. 19 at 11:30 with a style show with J&L Boutiques presenting current fall fashions with a holiday flair. Anna LeBaron, author and renowned speaker, will share her personal journey and escape from a violent polygamist cult and transformation into a life filled with peace, joy and hope. The Hilton Hotel and Conference Center. Cost is $17 Buffet opens at 11:30. RSVP by noon Nov. 15 to Mary Ann at 512-914-9662 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov. 24: Christ Holy Missionary Baptist Church, 1119 Arizona St., College Station, presents Family & Friends Day on Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. The theme is “When Family and Friends Praise God Together” with special guest speaker the Rev. Maurice Bennett from True Love Worship Center in Cameron.
Nov. 24: Hillcrest Baptist Church, 4220 Boonville Road, Bryan, invites the B-CS community to their 13th Annual Thanksgiving Banquet, Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. in the Worship Center. A traditional Thanksgiving meal will be catered and served. Following the meal, artist Lance Brown will portray a powerful message through Christian speed painting. As an accomplished Christian motivational speaker and performance artist, he uses his testimony and abilities to share the gospel with his audience. Each piece of artwork takes less than six minutes to complete. Tickets for the meal and performance is $15 (adults/youth) and $8 (Kids 5-12). Tickets can be purchased through the church office (776-5731).
Dec. 8: The Chapel Choir and Orchestra at Hilltop Lakes Chapel, 2 Hilltop Lakes Drive, presents “Salvation is Created.” Join us on this Christmas celebration of music and worship.