This Week's Headlines

New Thompson campus stirs controversy

Pasadena ISD backpack rules explained

South Belt students return to school

PISD announces pay increases

Harris County Precinct 2 deputies find man sleeping in stolen vehicle

City contracts waste assistance

METRO board OKs future plans

JDF 45th reunion Sept. 28

CCART plans fall events

CCISD announces standardized dress code

Dobie cheerleaders enjoy Camp Fun

Ossa helps Velasquez realize potential

Lococo’s class enjoyable for Villatoro

PISD establishes standardized dress

Sandlin’s officers make arrest at Union Tavern

Pasadena ISD, Clear Creek ISD set guidelines for free, reduced lunch

School supply giveaway full of monkey fun

Handbook page: first homework assignment

Fun Bunch group hosts event

Esteban’s lectures, stories impact Tran

Zepeda values Molina’s motivation, advice

South Belt Leader contestants vie for Schlitterbahn prizes

His senior year upcoming, Cabreja relishes one last season on the courts

Local Purple Heart recipient receives Astros special honor

PISD has season tix for football

JFD, Brook football inch closer to openers

JFD team tennis uses determined effort to score early-season wins

Former SJC pitchers excelling as pros

Sterling stops Dobie VB; Houston Memorial over Clear Brook

Lady Wolverines go 5-3 at Adidas classic

Astros honor South Belt’s Cerda III


South Belt Area Churches

Catholic Community of St. Luke the Evangelist
In 1975 the Catholic Community of St. Luke the Evangelist began with 600 families. The congregation is currently over 2000 families strong with a second campus at 1750 Riverstone Ranch. The Rev. Douglas Guthrie is pastor. The parochial vicar is Rev. Alvaro Interiano. For information, call 281-481-6816 or visit www.stlukescatholic.com

Christian Temple Assembly of God
The merging of Oak-Lawn Assembly of God and Magnolia Park Assembly of God formed this church in 1976. Don and Susan Nordin are pastors of the church located at 9701 Almeda Genoa Road. For information, call 713-944-4815 or visit www.ctaog.org.

CrossRoads United Methodist Church
In June of 2015, Cokesbury United Methodist Church and Christway United Methodist Church merged to form CrossRoads United Methodist, a multicultural and multigenerational church. The Rev. Arturo Cadar is the Pastor. The church is located at 10030 Scarsdale Blvd. For information, call 281 484-9243 or visit www.crossroads-umc.org

Community of the Servant Savior Presbyterian Church
11303 Hughes Road, Houston, Texas 77089
281-481-1692 www.servantsavior.org

Easthaven Baptist Church
Easthaven Baptist Church is located at 13100 Beamer.
Kevin Rizer is pastor. Ron Burton now serves as administrator and minister of education. Call 281-922-5520 for information or visit www.easthavenchurch.org.

Evangel Assembly of God
Founded in 1992, the Evangel Assembly of God is located at 12515 Astoria in the Scarsdale subdivision near Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. Pastor is the Rev. Tim Verden. For information, call 281-484-4464.

Faith Missionary Baptist Church
Faith Missionary Baptist Church is located at 9850 Mango. Pastor is Johnathan Simons. For information, call 713-941-6002.

Freeway Baptist Church
Freeway Baptist Church, 8702 Kingspoint, has approximately 400 members. Established in the Gulfgate area, the church relocated to South Belt in 1985. The Rev. Mark Butcher is pastor. For information, call 281-484-0323 or visit www.freewaybc.com.

Gulf Meadows Church
Gulf Meadows Church, 8012 Fuqua, was founded in 1983. Pastors are Joe & Becky Keenan. Children's church is provided. Call 713-991-5683 or visit www.gulfmeadowschurch.org for information.

Grace Community Church
Grace Community Church is located at 14505 Gulf Freeway at Dixie Farm Road. For information, call 713-363-2500 or visit www.grace.tv. Grace Kidz World is also located at the site. Pastor is Steve Riggle.

Image of God Bible Church
Located at 11403A Hall Rd. Pastors are John and Ericka McCrutcheon. For information, call 281-989-9990.

Kirkwood South Christian Church
Located at 10811 Kirkfair, Kirkwood South Christian Church is headed by the Rev. David Fraser. For information, call 281-481-0004. The church was founded in 1977.

Life Church
Presently located at 9901 Windmill Lakes, the church began in 1953 in Houston's Denver Harbor neighborhood. The Rev. Jim Kilgore II is pastor. For information, call 713-910-1911. www.life.cc

Mount Olive Lutheran Church
Established in 1945, the original church was located near Gulfgate Mall and moved to the South Belt area in December 1993. The Rev. Randy Ledbetter is pastor. The church is located at 10310 Scarsdale. For information, call 281-922-5673 or visit www.mountolivehouston.org.

New Covenant Christian Church
The New Covenant Christian Church, located at 10603 Blackhawk, was founded in 1995. The church moved to the current location in August of 1997. Bill and Cheryl Hines serve as pastors. For information, call 281-484-4230 or visit www.newcovenantchristianchurchhouston.com.

Repairers Church
Repairers Church is located at 10902 Kingspoint. For information, call 713-948-0445. The Rev. Clifton Slayton is pastor.

Sagemont Church
Sagemont Church has grown to one of the largest churches in the city. In October 1966, with John Morgan as pastor, the church opened with 151 people in attendance. Morgan still serves as senior pastor.
Sagemont Church is located at 11300 S. Sam Houston Parkway.
For information, call 281-481-8770 or visit www.sagemontchurch.org.
The Annex is located at 11600 Hughes Road and can be reached at 281-922-6421.

Truebible Christian Fellowship Church
Located at 10851 Scarsdale Blvd. For information, call 281-249-8134 or visit www.truebible.org. Dexter B. Oliver is Pastor.