Category Archives: Local Church News

First Baptist BC to hold student, teacher blessings

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  Sunday, Aug. 24, at 5:30 P.M., First Baptist Church of Bridge City will have a special service for area teachers and students. There will be music, a short devotional, and a time of prayer for protection and blessings on

First Baptist Church in BC extends warm welcome to all

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 First Baptist Church in Bridge City, located at 200 W. Roundbunch Road, was founded in 1940 and is committed to community ministry and support. First Baptist Church in Bridge City originated when Bridge City was known as Prairie View. The

Cowboy Church of Orange County to hold play day

  The Cowboy Church of Orange County will hold a play day, Friday, Aug. 15 at 7:00 pm. Registration begins at 5:45 pm. Events will include cloverleaf barrels, straight barrels, speed barrels, poles and mutton bustin’. Pay outs will be awarded

Silver Oaks Baptist to celebrate anniversary

Silver Oaks Baptist Church will celebrate their 20th anniversary with a celebration Sept. 14, during the morning worship service, from 9:30 am – 11:30 am. Dinner will immediately follw the service. All past and present members are ibvited to attend.

Batman to make appearance at FBC back to school event

First Baptist Church, Bridge City is sponsoring a “Pencil Pal’s” back to school pencil-give-away, Saturday, Aug. 16, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The event will be held in the West parking lot of the church. Pencils will be given to

St. Mary Catholic Church holds VBS

St. Mary Catholic Church hosted their annual vacation bible school which entailed many activities. The children enjoyed arts, crafts, and learning about faith, kindness and treating others with love and respect. Father Joseph Daleo was able to feel the lesson

BC Knights gift St. Henry classic bronze statue

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In the heart of Bridge City is a new reminder of the ever present promise of hope and love in a world that often seems lost amid the confusion of life and human circumstances. A stunning bronze image of Jesus

Grace Point to host Christian summer arts camp

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Grace Point at Eagle Heights Church, located at 11815 IH-10, in Orange, will be hosting Artios Outpost, July 7-11. AO is a Christian, fine arts summer day camp for students age 7-16. Please visit www.artiosoutpost.com for details and registration.

McDonald Memorial Baptist to host VBS

McDonald Memorial Baptist Church, in West Orange, would like to invite children, ages 3-sixth grade completed, to join us for Agency D3 Vacation Bible School. Children will meet June 16-20, 6:00-8:30pm. On Friday evening we will have Lego movie night

McDonald Baptist hosts community picnic, egg hunt

McDonald Baptist Church is having its  annual community picnic and Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19, at 11:00 am. It will be held at Alford-Seale Park, 2700 Western Ave., in West Orange.

Well of Agape to offer The Art of Blessing seminar

Wells of Agape is offering a free “The Art of Blessing” seminar to the community, Saturday April 26, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm,  at the Family Worship Center, in room 37. The church, which is the former Bancroft School, is located at

Cowboy Church to hold Easter service

The Cowboy Church of Orange County will have its annual sunrise service on Easter Sunday, April 20, at 7:00 am. The service will be held outside, behind the main building, in front of the large wooden cross. Coffee, juice, and donuts

St. Mary names Smith teacher of the month

St. Mary Catholic School is honored to announce Mrs. Angie Smith as our “Teacher of the Month” for April.  Mrs. Smith was chosen by her dedication to her students and parents, her countless hours beyond the school day and her

Popular Lenten Fish Dinners Return in Bridge City

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For Christians worldwide it is the season of Lent. During the 40 days of spiritual preparation preceding Easter it is traditional among the Catholics to abstain from eating meat on Friday. Instead, fish is served. In Bridge City that means

First Baptist Church “Learn and Grow” summer program

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First Baptist Church in Bridge City is offering an exciting new program. The Learn and Grow Summer Program is designed to keep children active during the summer months and to create a learning environment that is functional for special needs

FUMC of Mauriceville to offer Christmas Bible School

Are you looking for a different program for your children? Want something refreshing for the family to experience?  First United Methodist Church of Mauriceville may have the program for you. Christmas Bible School (CBS) is a family friendly program that

Community Bulletin Board and Church Happenings

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Am Legion Post 49 hosts fundraiser American Legion Post 49 will hold a fried fish plate lunch fundraiser from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5 at the post located at 108 Green Ave. Orange. Cost is $8 and the

Community Bulletin Board and Church Happenings

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BC/OF MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE CHRISTMAS MUSIC Come celebrate the joyful Spirit of Christmas presented by 11 member churches of the Bridge City Orangefield Ministerial Alliance.  The musical program will be hosted by Winfree Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m.,Thursday, Dec. 5. Monetary

Community Bulletin Board and Church Happenings

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OC Historical Society to meet The Orange County Historical Society will have their annual dinner meeting at 6 p.m. on Nov. 12 at PK’s Grill located on Strickland Drive. The after dinner speakers will be Jo Ann Stiles and Ellen

Salem UMC holds annual Trunk or Treat

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Salem UMC, located at 402 John St.,  invites the community to their annual Trunk or Treat festivities.  Participants will be gathered in the church parking lot from 5:30 to 7:30 pm,  Oct. 27. There will be plenty of treats, hot dogs,

St. Paul Episcopal Church to celebrate 150 years

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St. Paul Episcopal Church is celebrating 150 years in Orange. The first church services were in 1863 at the Orange  residence of Mr. and Mrs Jerome Swinford where Mrs. Mary W. Trumble lived with her daughter Anna Trumble and son-in-law.