By Jacob Trimmer
Inside The Pew

In Euless, Texas: More than 100 employers will be on the hunt for potential employees, as CareerSolutions, a nonprofit job-seeker ministry, will present its annual job fair on April 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair will take place at First Baptist Euless Campus West, 1000 W. Airport Freeway, in Euless. Free resume review and seminars will be available. Learn more at http://www.careersolutionsworkshop.org/job_fairs.html.

In Louisville, Ky.: Christian Hunger Fund founder and president Dave Phillips will host the Rethink Mercy Conference set for AprilDave Phillips 11 on the campus of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville immediately following the Together for the Gospel conference. The Rethink Mercy Conference will feature a pastors’ roundtable discussion on these issues, as well as keynote messages by Al Mohler, author and president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Dhati Lewis, lead pastor of Blueprint Church in Atlanta. Information on the conference can be found at RethinkMercy.org. Also on the site, churches can learn more about joining one of Children’s Hunger Fund’s Mercy Networks.

In Port Arthur, Texas: The Port Arthur Christian Women will hold its luncheon titled “Live, Laugh and Love Life” on Friday, April 11, beginning at 11:45 a.m. at the Pompano Club LeChambre  Room, 330 Twin City Highway, Port Neches.  The cost of lunch is $17 per person. Pat Sadler from Nederland will be the special singer; Joann Cravens, well-known humorist from Nederland, will bring the special program. Pat Gordon from Frisco will deliver the inspirational message; her theme will be “Live, Laugh, and Love Life.” Reservations are essential for the luncheon and for the nursery, if needed, and may be made by calling Donna at 409-722-0951 or Gerry at 409-727-8262 by Tuesday, April 8.

In College Park, Md.: Four-time Grammy winning gospel artist Yolanda Adams will headline a benefit concert for EleanorYolanda Adams Roosevelt High School and A Very Taylored Foundation (AVTF) on April 6 at 3 and 7 p.m. at the University of Maryland, 3800 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Dekelboum Concert Hall, in College Park. Funds raised will help Roosevelt students and AVTF purchase tables and chairs, build an additional bathroom, and provide scholarship opportunities for students at the Marmanet Secondary School in Kenya. Purchase tickets at www.yolandaadamsconcert.com.

In Chicago:  The Midtown Educational Foundation will hold a benefit breakfast to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field on April 10 at the Chicago law offices of Skadden Arps, 155 N. Wacker Drive, 28th floor. Registration and continental breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program runs from 8 to 9 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the nonprofit, which provides after-school and summertime enrichment programs for 1,100 at-risk children ages 8-18. Guest speaker is Kevin Saghy, manager of communications for the Chicago Cubs.  Cost is $15 for breakfast and a chance to win tickets to the official 100th anniversary game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, April. 23. Register at http://www.midtown-metro.org/champions for further details.

 

In Fort Worth, Texas: The Fort Worth Christian Women’s Connection will hold the “September Serendipity” luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 19 at Mira Vista Country Club, 6600 Mira Vista Blvd., in Fort Worth. Linda Jacobs is the guest speaker, while Jerry and Norma Jay will provide the music. Cost is $17 per person. Reservations for childcare and attendance to the event are needed by Sept. 14. Call Patsy at 817-232-0160 or email fortworthwomensconnection@yahoo.com.

In Beaumont, Texas: The flock at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 9327 Lawhon Road in Beaumont, will celebrate its 83rd anniversary on Sept. 16 from 3 to 6 p.m. The theme will be “The Church Confronting, Embracing the Challenge of Change” (Isaiah 43:18-19). Guest will be the Rev. Roy Malveaux and the Shining Star Missionary Baptist Church of Beaumont. The Rev. David J. Trainer Sr. is senior pastor of New Bethel. The public is invited to attend.

In Katy, Texas: The Katy Christian Women’s Connection will hold a luncheon Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Club at Falcon Point, 24503 Falcon Point Drive in Katy. Lunch is $16 inclusive per person. Sally Rowe, a native of West Virginia, will speak on “How the state of her closet reflects her life.”  Reservations are required. Call 281-232-8338 or email katycwc@gmail.com by Sept. 17. Husbands are invited to attend.

In Orange, Texas: The varsity Community Christian School football squad will take on Faith Academy Knight of Bellville in Orange at 7 p.m. Sept. 14. The junior high football game begins at 5 p.m.

In Port Arthur, Texas: The Port Arthur Christian Women will hold its luncheon, titled “Dealing with Clutter in your Life” on Sept. 14, beginning at 11:45 a.m.at the Pompano Club LeChambre Room, 330 Twin City Highway, Port Neches.  The cost of lunch is $15 per person. Allen Cade from Port Neches will bring special music. Inspirational speaker will be Debbie Monaham from Lewisville, Texas.