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

Help needed for the Serenity House

The Serenity House is asking the community if anyone has any “old time” natural gas space heaters that they would be willing to donate? The heaters and kindness in the Lord would be a massive help to those in the Serenity house who are exposed to the cold. If anyone can help, please contact Grant Gilson or 409 -670-5215 as soon as possible.

Community gospel singing

You are welcome to come sing and fellowship at Harvest Chapel, located at 1305 Irving Street, on Feb. 4 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.

McDonald Memorial Baptist taking Angel Food orders

McDonald Memorial Baptist Church of Orange invites the public to place food orders from Angel Food Ministries on Wednesday, Feb. 9. The times are 3 until 6 p.m. in the church office. Distribution date is Saturday, Feb. 26. Food is available at various costs. Cash or LoneStar card accepted.
The church location is the corner of South and Broad Streets, near the Lions Den Park. Area residents may contact the church office at 883-3974 for information.