First UMC of Orange to host Ash Wedensday service

First United Methodist Church of Orange will host Ash Wednesday services at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Feb. 22 in Slade Chapel. The church is located at 502 N. Sixth St.

St. Francis KCs holding fish fry

St. Francis of Assisi Knights of Columbus Council 13825 will be selling fish dinners from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Feb. 24, March 9, March 16, March 23 and March 30 in the San Damiano Center located at 4300 Meeks Drive from during Lent on the following Fridays:

The dinners include two fish filets, fries, hush puppies, coleslaw, dessert and tea for $8. Dine or carry out.

St. Mark Lutheran Church to host Wednesday potluck

St. Mark Lutheran Church will host a potluck dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. The community is invited to bring a covered dish, join brothers and sisters from Trinity Luther Church in Orange and share in a great fellowship and food on Ash Wednesday. A gathering in the St. Mark Lutheran Sanctuary will begin at 7 p.m. to commemorate their Lenten journey with the imposition of ashes, Holy Communion and anointing of heating oil.

St. Mark Lutheran Church has open Communion for those who believe in the Lord. The community is invited to attend their services for wonderful Christian fellowship.

St. Mark Lutheran Church is located at 945 W. Roundbunch in Bridge City.

Wesley UMC selling pecans, walnuts

Wesley United Methodist Church is selling pecans and walnuts. This year’s crop of pecans halves and pieces sell for $10 per pound. Walnuts sell for $8 per pound. To place orders call Billy at 409-883-3210 or 670-6350, Frankie at 409-988-4215 or Connie at 409-883-4995. We will deliver five pounds or more to individuals or businesses.

Starlight COGIC to host Women’s Retreat

The Women’s Department of Starlight COGIC invite women in the community to join them for Women’s Retreat 2012. The retreat will be held April 13-15 at the Omni Houston Westside Hotel. The Theme of the retreat is “Woman at The Well,” St. John 4:15.

Their Guest Speakers are Evangelist Yvonne DeVaughn of Phoenix, Arizona and Supervisor Lena McClain of Houston, Texas. There will be dynamic powershops such as, “Empowered to Serve,” “Will the Real Men Please Stand Up,” “Soloing with a Song,” “Till Death Do We Part…So Help Me,” and more. For double occupancy, the cost is $225 per person, a triple is $195 per person, a quad is $180 per person, and teens $99. Pay your $75 deposit by March 12 at 2800 Bob Hall Rd to guarantee your space or go to and pay by using paypal. Rev. E.B. Lindsey is Pastor of Starlight and First Lady Josie Lindsey is the Director of the Women’s Dept. For more information call 409-8864366.

BC Knights of Columbus host Lenten dinners

Bridge City Knights of Columbus Lenten fish dinners (fried catfish, fries, coleslaw,hush puppies) begins from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday through March 30. Cost $8 per plate. Dine-in or take-out. Will deliver for ten or more. Please call in orders Thursday evening or early Friday by 9 a.m. Please call 735-5725.