Women’s conference
Power of Praise Christian Center, 1311 N. 10th St., will host its Women’s Conference 2009 May 6-9. Worship begins at 7 p.m. nightly, with “one hour of pampering” featured at 6 p.m. May 6. Worship services and luncheon will begin at 10 a.m. May 9. The workshop starts at 10 a.m. with lunch at 1 p.m. For more information, call 779-9336.

National Day of Prayer
The Bridge City / Orangefield Ministers’ Alliance invites the public to the Bridge City City Hall courtroom, 260 Rachal Ave., from noon to 1 p.m. May 7 to observe the National Day of Prayer. Former President Ronald Reagan fixed the day on the first Thursday in May, after having been established in 1775 by the Continental Congress.

Discount food packages
St. Mark Lutheran Church will take orders for the Angel Food Ministry discount food program through 3 p.m. May 15 at 925 Roundbunch Road.
The May menu features the signature box for $30, a senior convenience box with 10 fully-cooked heat and serve meals for $28; an allergen-free Box with five pounds of breaded meats for $25 and a seafood box with six pounds of seafood for $35.
Available with either of the above are a six-pound assorted meat combo box for $22; a four-pound sirloin strip box for $21; a super value fajita kit (five pounds) for $21; a 10-pound chicken tenders box for $23, a fresh fruit and veggie box for $22 and a Latin flavors fresh fruit / veggie box for $22.
Full menus and order forms are available at the back door of the church next to the parking area. Return orders by mail to the church or bring to the church from noon to 3 p.m. May 15. Lone Star vouchers will be processed at that time.
Methods of payment include money order, cash, check or Lone Star vouchers. All payments are due at the time of order.
For more information, or to arrange alternate ordering times, call 313-6479.