Catholics United for Life holds 32th Annual Bishop’s Good Friday Rosary Vigil for Life. Participants prayed in front of a Planned Parenthood facility in Fort Worth. Anti-abortion advocates held similar events across the nation.
▪ EduFEST, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, The Potter’s House of Fort Worth, 1200 Woodhaven Blvd. Topics include financial literacy, parent-teacher communication and entrepreneurship. Festival will include a college/career fair. Free, but registration is required. 817-446-1999 or tphfw.org.
▪David’s Creed in concert, 7 p.m. Saturday at Believer’s Tabernacle Church, 5700 Crawford Lane E., Forest Hill; and 9:30 (English service) and 11 a.m. (Spanish service) Sunday at Plymouth Park Baptist Church, 1714 N. Story Road, Irving. David’s Creed is Oklahoma Baptist University’s traveling worship band and will perform popular songs and hymn-renditions alike, such as Soul on Fire, This is Amazing Grace and Power in the Blood.
Pope Francis made a brief stopover in Cuba for a historic encounter Friday with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a meeting that bridged a nearly 1,000-year rift in Christianity but whose focus was believed to be the current turmoil in the Middle East.
A North Texas pastor said he recently witnessed a “historic” moment in religion: A gathering of almost 300 Muslim leaders focused on protecting the rights of religious minorities, including Christians, in Muslim majority nations.
▪ Mission Fair, 4 p.m. Feb. 7, Woods Chapel Baptist Church Family Life Center, 2424 California Lane, Arlington. Each of the church’s mission organizations will host a table, highlighting a specific nation’s culture, food and customs as well as missionary work being conducted there. Free and open to the public. Call 817-275-2308 or visit to woodschapel.org
Participating in a recent grand entry spectacular at the Will Rogers Coliseum wasn’t Navy chaplain Bryan Crittendon’s first rodeo — it was his second, in terms of offering a public prayer over fans, bull riders and livestock.
▪ Soul Food Supper, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1330 S. Fielder Rd., Arlington. The free supper will be followed by a presentation from Darlene Rees, director of Arlington Charities.