Central Baptist Church Pastor Kim Beckham will be signing his recently released book "Hidden Dangers: Combating the Threats to Healthy Relationships" from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at The Scroll, 2209 S. Broadway Ave., in Tyler. The book also is available at LifeWay Christian Store and on Amazon.com. A guide to using the book in small groups and Sunday school settings also is available.
SPECIAL NEEDS MASS
The Diocese of Tyler will celebrate a Mass for families with special needs at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sts. Peter and Paul Chapel, 1405 ESE Loop 323, in Tyler. A reception will follow at the chancery, 1015 ESE Loop 323, in Tyler. All families with children or adults with special needs are welcome to attend. Bishop Joseph Strickland will celebrate a modified liturgy to accommodate people with special needs. RSVP to Linda Porter at email@example.com or 903-266-2146 by Thursday so organizers can prepare for the reception.
FAMILY GOSPEL GROUP
The Dartts, a Gospel-singing family group, are scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Willowbrook Baptist Church, 3100 W. Erwin St., in Tyler. Nursery is provided and a love offering will be received. Pastor Lloyd McCaskill invites the entire community to attend.
MOMS OF MILITARY TO MEET
"Moms of Military," a prayer and support group for women who have families and friends in the U.S. military, will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at Holly Brook Baptist Church's Family Life Center, 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869, in Hawkins. The group meets monthly, on the second Sunday. Meetings are open to women in the community. Call 903-769-2091 or visit www.momsofmilitary.com or www.hollybrookbaptist.org for more information.
MINISTER TO SPEAK AT JARVIS
The Rev. Bernard "Chris" Dorsey is scheduled to speak Thursday at Jarvis Christian College's 2016 J.N. Ervin Lecture. The lecture is part of the college's founders/homecoming festivities and starts at 11 a.m. in the Smith-Howard Chapel.
Dorsey is president of the higher education and leadership ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and is assistant professor of theology and preaching at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. Visit www.jarvis.edu for more information.
Triumphant Quartet is scheduled to perform a concert at 6:30 p.m. March 19 at Central Baptist Church, 116 W. Mount Vernon St., in Mabank. Tickets cost $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more. Call 903-477-8084 for tickets.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
GriefShare, a support group for people grieving the death of a family member or friend, will resume weekly meetings at 3 p.m. March 22 at Holly Brook Baptist Church's Family Life Center, 3219 S. Farm-to-Market Road 2869, in Hawkins. The series is open to the community. Meetings will include a video seminar led by experts on grief and recovery, along with time for discussion and personal reflections. Call 903-769-2091 for more information or visit www.hollybrookbaptist.org.
The Community Christian Fellowship Men's Conference is scheduled for March 25 to 26. The conference, which has the theme "Get It", will include four sessions led by speakers Chris Liotta and Stuart Quartemont from Rivergate Church in Bryan. This is a time for men to do more than just "get along" or "get by." The Heavenly Father wants people to know him, know who they are and walk in. Walk-ins are welcome. The conference begins at 7 p.m. Friday and ends at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Box lunch is included in registration fee. Cost is $45. You may register online at men.ccflindale.org, at the info center or in the south lobby.