First United Methodist to host Last Blast Aug. 13

On Saturday, August 13 from 6:00-8:00 p.m., the First United Methodist Church Orange, 502 N. 6th St., invites the whole community to join us for our block party. Enjoy free food, snow cones, bingo, blowups and other games plus free haircuts. Free socks and underwear will be given to school children while they last. There will also be numerous Community Resource Booths. Call the church at 409-886-7466 for more information.

Solid Rock Baptist Church to host musical

The Solid Rock Baptist Church, 1207 Link Ave in Orange, will host a musical on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. Minister of Music, Pastor Michael White II from Rose of Sharon Baptist Church in Port Arthur will deliver the message. Anointed men and women of God will sing praises to the Lord. The community is invited to attend.

Salem UMC to host prayer at WOCCISD schools

Salem United Methodist Church will host prayer on all campuses and the Administration Building of the West Orange Cove CISD on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. Churches and members of the community are invited to attend.

Cowboy church to host Bulls & Barrels

Cowboy Church of Orange County presents BULLS & BARRELS, Aug. 13 at the Cowboy Church Arena, 673 FM 1078, Orange, with events beginning at 8 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m.
Events include Sr. Bull Riding 19 years and over, Jr. Bull Riding 13-18 years, Senior Barrels 19 years and over, Junior Barrels 13-18 years, PeeWee Barrels 12 years and under, and Mutton Bustin’ 6 years and under.
Books open August 8 for bull riding and mutton bustin’ from 6-9 p.m. at 409-698-6165.
Entry fees are Senior Bulls $50, Junior Bulls $30, Senior Barrels $40, Junior Barrels $30, PeeWee Barrels $20, and Mutton Bustin’ $12. CASH ONLY.
Current negative coggins and signed release form required. For more information, visit

Bread of Life Ministry to offer hot lunches

The Bread of Life Feeding Ministry of Starlight Church of God in Christ Evangelism Team will provide hot lunches every Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. The meals will be served at the E.B. Lindsey Family Life Center at Starlight, 2800 Bob Hall Road. For more information call 409-886-4366.

St. Paul UMC Praise Concert set for Aug. 13

On Saturday, Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m., the St. Paul United Methodist Church Praise Team will perform in concert at St. Paul United Methodist Church, located at 1155 W. Roundbunch in Bridge City. The public is invited to hear good gospel and praise music with ice cream sundaes immediately following. A love offering will be accepted to fun a Haiti mission project.

First United Methodist to host Lerner & Loewe Dinner Theater

On Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. the First United Methodist Church Orange will present a dinner theater. Enjoy a gourmet meal and music from Lerner & Loewe performed by Doug and Donna Rogers, Kevin Doss, Tom Taliaferro, Chris Abshire, Nolan Thornal, Janet Bland, Caroline Armstrong, Rico Vasquez, Joy McCraven, and Brook Doss. Tickets are $50 per person. Call 409-886-7466 for tickets or more information.

Salem UMC to host ‘Blessing of the Back Packs’

Salem United Methodist Church will host “Blessing of the Back Packs” on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. Children are invited to bring their backpacks to church and place them on the altar. Each child will receive a prayer tag for their back pack. All children of the community are invited.

First United Methodist to host MOPS meeting Aug. 26

Mothers of Preschoolers ages birth through Kindergarten will meet from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Thursday Aug. 26 at First United Methodist Church Orange, 502 N. 6th St., and the fourth Thursday of each month thereafter. “Moppetts” will provide care for the children while moms have adult time during meetings. You don’t have to be a Methodist just a mom. Call the church
at 409-886-7466 or Angela Abshire 409-670-1751 for details.