Lenten meditations and lunch offered at First Presbyterian
First Presbyterian Church of Orange will be offering a series of Lenten meditations to the community and church members on four consecutive Wednesdays, March 18 through April 8 at noon.
Sack lunches will be available in the Gillespie Building. Participants are welcome to dine in or dine out.
The Fellowship Hall of the Lutcher Building will be open for silent prayer and meditation. Printed devotionals will be available. The Director of Music, Darren Hoyland, will be playing the fifty year old Casavant seventy-three rank French-style pipe organ located in the sanctuary.
Lent is a forty day period , proceding Easter, set aside by the Christian faith for prayer, meditation, and repentance. The public is invited to join them for silent prayer and meditation. The church is located at 902 Green Avenue in Orange.
For questions or additional information contact Sarah Fleener at 289-3087 or by e-mail at sfleener504@sbcglobal.net.
Food Pantry looks to re-open in May
The Bridge City Orangefield Ministerial Alliance’s food pantry hopes to re-open in May. Their food program had extensive loss due to Hurricane Ike. The Ministerial Alliance was awarded renovation funds from South East Texas Emergency Relief Fund, Texas Disaster Relief Fund and Entergy Hurricane Relief Fund. Renovations are being completed by “Real Life Ministeries” of Louisana.
For more information, contact Sheryl Bolton, director, at 409-735-7852.

Church To Sell Barbecue Dinners

New Anointing Church will sell barbecue dinners from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Saturday, March 14 .  Meals are $7 per plate with choice of any 2 meats. Chicken (Leg Qtrs), Brisket or Links  will be served with potato salad, baked beans, bread, onion, pickles and dessert.  
Dinners can be picked up at the church parking lot 10681 N. Hwy 87, Orange, TX.
Delivery is available for five or more plates. Call 746-9515 to place your orders or for information.

New members sought for kidzsing.club
Rehearsal of kidzsing.club’s next musical, “King of the Jungle,” scheduled to be performed in May has begun.
The group welcomes new members (K-6th grade) and meets from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays  at Eagle Heights Church. Registration fee is $25 per member which covers the cost of T-shirt, rehearsal CD and snacks. They will continue to accept new members until March 5. For more information, call Jeana Vermillion at 745-0050.

KC offers Lenten dinners
The Knights of Columbus in Bridge City are once again offering fried catfish dinners for the Lenten season. The meals will be offered 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Fridays through April 3 at the KC hall at 770 Ave. A next to St. Henry Catholic Church on Roundbunch. Dinners include fried catfish, fries, coleslaw and hush puppies for $7.00.
Delivery is available for orders of 10 or more. Please call in orders Thursday evening or early Fridy by 9 a.m. at 735-4289 or 735-5725.

Lenten dinners available at St. Therese

Fish dinners will be available 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Fridays during Lent, beginning this week at St. Therese Catholic Church in Orange. For $7.00, the meal includes fried fish, green beans, potato salad, bread and cake.
Carry out or delivery for orders consisting of five dinners or more is available . Call (409)883-8850 or (409)883-3783 for more information.
The church is located at 1409 N. 6th Street.

Poland returns to Orange for presentation
Former Orange resident, Mrs. Shirley Gunstream Poland will speak at North Orange Baptist Church. Building healthy relationships will be the subject at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, in the chapel at 4775 N. 16th Street. The chapel is located in the Christian Life Center building located to the north of the main building.
Mrs. Poland says, “God has given me a message of two simple truths by which we – teens as well as adults – can change American society. It starts with teaching teens about healthy relationships.”
Scott McIntosh is lead pastor of the church. Patsy Willie is leader of the ministry team responsible for this presentation. For more information, call 883-2400 or 886-1644.