Category Archives: Local Church News

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

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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

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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

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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.

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Donations of blankets and jackets sought The Ladies Auxiliary to Orange VFW Post 2775 are collecting blankets and winter jackets as their Make A Difference Day project. All items need to be in good condition and clean. The 25th of

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OC Farmers’ Market has new Saturday hours The Orange County Farmers’ Market now has new hours on Saturdays.  It will be open from 8-11 a.m. in order to better serve the public.  Stop by this week for purple hull peas,

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OC Farmers’ Market waiting on fall gardens This week at the Orange County Farmers’ Market you are likely to find watermelon, okra, multiplying onions, and muscadine grapes, as well as a large variety of yard plants and house plants, homemade

Dedication services for Good Shepherd Lutheran set for Aug. 25

Bishop Michael Rinehart of the Texas/Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod will preach at both services on Sunday, Aug. 25 in which he will dedicate the newly formed Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, ELCA, located at 945 W. Roundbunch Road in Bridge City.

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OC Farmers’ Market waiting on fall gardens If you’re looking for watermelon, you’ll find them at the Orange County Farmers’ Market, as well as lots of yard plants and house plants, homemade baked goods and homemade granola. Jams, jellies, and

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OC Farmers’ Market waiting on fall gardens If you’re looking for watermelon, you’ll find them at the Orange County Farmers’ Market, as well as lots of yard plants and house plants, homemade baked goods and homemade granola. Jams, jellies, and

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WOCCISD to hold substitute orientation West Orange – Cove CISD will hold a Substitute Orientation on Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 8:30 – 11 a.m. at the West Orange – Stark High School senior cafeteria. The orientation session is for new

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Farmers Market open Wednesday, SaturdayOrange County Farmers’ Market is held 3-6 p.m., Wednesdays and 7-10 a.m., Saturdays throughout the growing season in the Big Lots parking lot on MacArthur Drive. Produce and items expected to be available this week include:

BC First Assembly to host summer festival

Saturday, July 27, at  6:00 pm, First Assembly of God in Bridge City will host  ”The Buzz;  a “Summertime Festival for Grownups”. There will be a live auction, silent auction, fish fry, bungee jump, zorb roller, table decorating contest, moonwalk (for