Local church activities
Starlight C.O.G.I.C. to host Thanksgiving Day Service
Starlight Church of God in Christ, located at 2800 Bob Hall Rd., welcomes the community to join them for Thanksgiving Day Service from 11 a.m. to noon. Come and enjoy praise and worship, singing, testimonial service and Inspirational Speakers. The Pastor of Starlight is Superintendent E.B. Lindsey.
Thanksgiving dinner offered
McDonald Memorial Baptist Church will host a community-wide Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thanksgiving Day. Area residents are invited to attend the special dinner to be held in the church gym, located on South Street in West Orange, near the Lions Den Park.
Meal reservations are required. The reservation deadline is Nov. 17. Call the church office at 883-3974 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday for information or to make a reservation.
Solid Rock Baptist Church to host Thanksgiving service
Solid Rock Baptist Church, located at 1207 Link Ave. in Orange, will host a Thanksgiving service on Thursday, Nov. 24 from 10 to 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Minister Herbert Jones will deliver the message. For more information, please call 409-886-5387.
Sign-ups for Christmas baskets scheduled
Christmas Baskets will be given to indigent Bridge City and Orangefield residents who are 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 Dec. 5 and 7 between 9 a.m. – Noon.
Eligibility depends on proof of income.
You must present a utility bill to verify address and have an ID of all family members.
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.
FPC of Orange to host Christmas open house
First Presbyterian Church of Orange will host its 12th Annual Christmas Open House during the Orange Jaycees Christmas Parade on the evening of Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. Doors of the Frances Ann Lutcher Memorial Building, located at 902 Green Avenue, will open at 5:30 p.m. and remain open until 8 p.m.
The community is invited to attend and indulge in cookies, cocoa, coffee and punch. Bags of popcorn will be served on the sidewalk in front of the church. Enjoy being serenaded with Christmas music by various choirs in the downstairs entrance, while organ and piano music will be played for your pleasure in the upstairs sanctuary. Docents will be available in the sanctuary to inform guests about the beautiful interior of the church.
For any questions, contact the church office at 409-883-2097, access the First Presbyterian website, http://www.firstpresorange.com or check them out on Facebook.
FBC of Orange to serve refreshments during parade
First Baptist Church of Orange will be serving refreshments during the Jaycees Orange Christmas Parade, Friday, Dec. 2. Parade watchers may go to the Family Life Center, located at the corner of Fifth Street and Green Avenue, and be treated to hot chocolate and popcorn.