St. Mark Lutheran Church invites area youth for pizza with Santa      
St. Mark Lutheran Church, 945 W. Roundbunch Road in Bridge City, invites area youth and their families for “Pizza with Santa.”  This event will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 22, beginning at 6 p.m.   All children attending will be treated to a pizza supper, desserts, gifts and pictures all compliments of Santa. Yes, that jolly ole’ fat man in the red suit, agreed to a visit to Bridge City this year to see the area youth.
 St. Mark’s Church is the “Little Church with the Big Heart” and wishes to share their love with the children of the community. All are welcome to join in and spend an evening with friends and neighbors. For more information, please call 409-735-4573; 409-722-6655; or 409-735-8727. Please call with a head count as well.

Salem UMC to host ‘Drive Through Bethlehem

Salem United Methodist Church will host “Drive Through Bethlehem”  a live nativity production on Dec. 22-23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is sponsored by the youth and children of Salem UMC. This is free to the public and all are invited to come and enjoy hot chocolate, coffee and cookies.

Salem UMC sponsors “Battle of the Choirs”

Choirs from the gulf coast region are invited to enter The Battle of the Bands at Salem United Methodist Church in Orange. The contest will be Feb. 26, 2011 at the church.
Deadline for registration and entry fee is Dec. 31. For more information, contact the church at 409-779-0049;409-365-4252 or 409-779-5147.
Salem UMC is located at 402 W. John Ave. in Orange. The church’s’ website may also be accessed at

Southeast Texas Regional Bible College
Anyone desiring to give to a non-profit organization with a 501(c)3 status, may give at any MCT Credit Union to account # 90046134 – Southeast Texas Regional Bible College. 
For more info or if you need a receipt call 409-779-9628

Harvest Chapel to host community gospel singing

You are welcome to come sing and fellowship at Harvest Chapel, located on 1305 Irving Street, on Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served afterward.
Singing is held the first Friday of each month.
For more information call Eugene Darwin at 409-883-4181.