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Events Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child: Fill a shoe box with toys, school supplies, personal items and more for needy children around the world. Drop off 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, through Nov. 18; 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 19, Antioch Church on the Rock, 50 Walton Way. 800-353-5949. For more information on how to participate in Operation Christmas Child, call 714-432-7030 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/occ. White Christmas Women's Tea and Luncheon: Features a boutique, games, door prizes, music and more. 2 p.m. Dec. 11, Bay Point Church, 3801 Camino Andres. $5. RSVP by Nov. 25. 925-458-2621. On Hoops4Him: Basketball open to everyone 8-10 p.m. Mondays, Adams Middle School, 401 American Ave, Brentwood. Sponsored by Golden Hills Community Church. First time is free; $2 after. Rich Lopez, 925-783-4669. www.facebook.com/pages/Hoops4Him/118124828226113. Helping Young People Excel: H.Y.P.E. meets every third Friday, 415 W. Sixth St., Antioch. Junior and senior high school students are invited to play games, listen to music, dance and more. A positive Christian environment for youth. $5 donation, raffle tickets $1. Food available for purchase. 925-778-1639.
Bible studies Antioch Family Church Prayer and Praise Gathering: 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesdays ongoing, Fellowship Hall, 330 Worrell Road, Antioch. 925-783-0107. Word and Worship: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Solomon Temple Church, 655 California Ave., Pittsburg. 925-439-5905. Nondenominational Bible Study: 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, clubhouse at Marsh Creek Apartments, Applewood Court, Brentwood. 925-513-0401. Women's Community Bible Study: An interdenominational women's study. Children's classes run concurrently for infants to 12 years. 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays, Golden Hills Community Church, 2401 Shady Willow Lane, Brentwood. Registration: Women $25; children $10. Ofelia Borge, 925-753-0339 or email@example.com. Filipino Bible Study and Fellowship: 6 p.m. Saturdays, Hillcrest Terrace Community Hall, 3420 Deer Valley Road, Antioch; 9:30 a.m. Sundays, Christ Community Church of the Nazarene, 1650 Ashbury Drive, Concord. Esper Hagberg, 925-778-8083, 925-876-1903 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Worldwide Prophetic Evangelical Ministries Faith Clinic: Faith clinic ministering salvation, deliverance and healing. 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Hampton Inn & Suites, 1201 California Ave., Pittsburg. 925-473-1300. Grace's Closet Food and Clothing Bank: Providing food and clothing for those in need. 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, Grace Bible Fellowship of Antioch. 3109 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. Donations accepted noon-2 p.m. Saturdays. 925-522-2017, ext. 118. Lighthouse Baptist Church Clothing Outreach: Free clothing and prayer for those in need. 10 a.m.-noon second and fourth Saturdays, Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2250 Jeffery Way, Brentwood. 925-634-1540, www.lbcbrentwood.net. Delta Christian Food Pantry: Receive free bags of food and bread. Help available. 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Byron Methodist United Church, 14671 Byron Highway. 925-634-1411. Birthright of Brentwood -- Helping pregnant women facing personal crises. 925-634-1275. Street Outreach -- Helping the homeless in Antioch by providing hot meals, clothing and other resources. Sam, 925-783-6923. Immaculate Heart of Mary Church: Welcomes adults interested in becoming Catholic Christians through the RCIA process (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults). 925-634-4154. Shepherd's Gate -- Christ-centered services for homeless women and children providing shelter and resources for those displaced by abuse, financial hardships and addictions. 605 Sycamore Ave., Brentwood. 925-308-7507. Agape Bible Fellowship: Worship, 11:30 a.m. Sundays. Agape Care Connection, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Fellowship and emotional support for ministers, 2008 Mahua Way, Antioch. John Ojewole, 925-265-1134, or email@example.com.
SUPPORT LifeRing -- LifeRing is a faith-based organization of support groups for those who want to overcome alcohol and/or drug addiction. Meets noon Mondays ongoing, Kaiser Permanente, Women's Health Center meeting room, 3624 Delta Fair Blvd., Antioch, and 7 p.m. Thursdays ongoing, Conference room 1, Sutter Delta Medical Center, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch. 925-301-3277, firstname.lastname@example.org. Light House Renewal Men's Recovery meeting -- 7-8:30 p.m. Fridays. 415 W. Sixth St., Antioch. Rob Harvey, 707-360-7809. Grief Sharing Ministry -- This group is a safe place to share your grief. Whatever is shared will be held confidential. 6:45-8 p.m. Thursdays, Hillside Church, 108 Hillside Road, Antioch. If you want to be involved in the group, go to www.HillsideCares.org. 925-757-1969. Al-Anon -- Offering strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers. 7 p.m. Wednesdays, St. John's Lutheran Church, 1360 E. Tregallas Road, Antioch. 925-757-3070. Kaleidoscope Support Groups -- Spiritual guidance and hope for people with cancer and their caregivers; support for those grieving the loss of a loved one. Grief Relief 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Cancer survivors 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays. Byron United Methodist Church, Kaleidoscope Support Center, 14671 Byron Highway. 925-634-1411. Alcoholics Anonymous -- 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. AA for women, 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays. AA book study, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays. AA, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Fridays. Al-Anon, 8-9 p.m. Fridays. Brentwood Community United Methodist, 809 Second St. 925-634-3093. Overcomers Ministry -- A 12-step program for those struggling with alcohol, drugs and other addictions. 7 p.m. Thursdays, Grace Bible Fellowship, 913 Sunset Drive, Antioch. 925-522-2017. 12-Step Recovery Program -- A program for any adult dealing with compulsive or addictive behavior. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, High Council Room, 2350 Jeffrey Way, Brentwood. 925-831-8386.