Winfree Bapt. to host Christmas Stop ‘N Shop

Winfree Baptist Church will hold a Christmas Stop N’ Shop on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors will include Scentsy, Jewelry, Purses, Clothing, Home Décor, Baked Goods, and much more. There is no entry fee.  Also, there will be lots of door prizes!

Winfree Baptist Church is located at 19525 Hwy 62 South in Bridge City/Orange.  For more information or questions, please contact Melissa Smith at 738-2779.

St. Helen’s Church to host Holiday Craft Extravaganza

St Helen’s Church in Orangefield (FM 1442) will host a Holiday Craft Extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Santa will be there. Food, fun, games, a blow-up slide, fire truck tours, horse rides, a band and over 20 vendors for shopping will be available. Plus much, much more!

Starlight COGIC to celebrate 56th anniversary

The community is invited to celebrate with Starlight COGIC, located at 2800 Bob Hall Road, on their 56th Church Anniversary, Sunday, December 2 at 3:30 p.m. The theme of the Anniversary is F.B.I – Favor, Blessings, and Increase. The Guest Speaker will be Pastor Herbert Winston of White Rose COGIC in Port Arthur. Superintendent E.B. Lindsey is the Pastor of Starlight COGIC.

FBC of OF to show “The Nativity Story”

The community is invited to join the First Baptist Church of Orangefield next at 5 p.m. on  Sunday, Dec. 2.

They will show the movie “The Nativity Story.”

A drama which portrays the birth of Jesus and the story of Mary, Joseph, King Herod, and the Magi.

Bridge City-Orangefield Community Christmas Basket Sign-Up

Christmas Baskets will be given to indigent Bridge City and Orangefield residents who are age 60 years and over whose income is below poverty. Sign – Up will take place at the Ministerial Alliance building next to First Baptist Church of Bridge City on the following dates between 9 a.m. – noon: Nov. 28, Dec. 3 and Dec. 5.

Eligibility depends on proof of income.

A utility bill to verify address and an ID for all family members is required.

Donations are needed for this program to continue.

Any business, church, individual, or organization may make a donation to the account of Bridge City Orangefield Ministerial Alliance Christmas Basket Fund at the Bridge City Bank.

Salem UMC to host Christmas Cantata

Salem United Methodist Church will host a Christmas Cantata at 6 p.m on Saturday, Dec. 8 at their church building located at 402 W. John Ave. in Orange. The community is invited to come out and enjoy Christmas and Gospel Music. Refreshments will be served!

Bridge City Orangefield Christmas Parade Toy Drive

The Bridge City Orangefield Ministerial Alliance and Chamber of Commerce are seeking all participants of the parade to donate a toy during the “Christmas Parade” on Dec. 8. All participants of the parade are asked to bring a toy and present it to the “Elves” at the Judge’s Station on the parade route. Last year the Ministerial Alliance assisted 556 indigent children with clothing, shoes, or toys. This Christmas the Ministerial Alliance is preparing for a greater number of families in need. Individuals in the community who wish to donate may also drop a toy off at the Ministerial Alliance office on Monday or Wednesday mornings. Donating a toy will bring joy to a child and give hope to the family. Together, we can share the “Spirit of Christmas.” Thank You, for Giving.

First UMC to host MOPS 

The local Mothers of Preschoolers group (affectionately known as MOPS) invites you to join them one Tuesday a month 9:30 a.m. to noon September through May in the First United Methodist Church Praise Center located on the corner of 5th and Pine.

MOPS is designed to nurture EVERY mother with children from infancy to kindergarten through guest speakers, mentor moments, creative activities, breakfast, discussion time, play groups and more.

Members come from all walks of life, but share one desire—to be great moms!  You don’t have to be a Methodist, just a mom.  Free childcare is provided during meetings.  For more information and dates, please contact FUMC Orange at 409-886-7466 or find more information on the web at or

St. Paul UMC to sell cookbooks

St. Paul United Methodist Church is selling homegrown, local cookbooks. All of the recipes come from members. The cookbook has tried and true recipes. The cost is $20 and all proceeds go to our mission funds. Please call the church 735-5546 or come by from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and pick up a copy.