Church happenings this week
Salem UMC to host annual Christmas Cantata
Salem United Methodist Church, located at 402 W. John Ave in Orange, will host their annual Christmas Cantata on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. The public is invited to attend and enjoy a variety of Christmas and gospel music.
First Baptist Church of Orange to host Christmas musical
The First Baptist Church of Orange, located at 602 W. Green Ave, will host a Christmas musical on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m.
This musical is presented by the John Bickham, Minister of Worship and the Music Ministry of FBCO. Following the musical, “Christmas on the Green” will be held in the lobby of the Family Life Center. This annual tradition will feature Christmas refreshments will be provided by different Connection Groups of the church. Both events are free of admission and the public is welcome to attend. For more information, please contact the church at 886-7461 or visit their website, www.fbco.org.
Wesley UMC to sell pecans, walnuts
Wesley United Methodist Church is having their annual fundraiser. This year’s crop of pecans halves and pieces sell for $10 per pound. Walnuts sell for $8 per pound. Call Billy at 883-3210 or 670-6350, Frankie at 988-4215 or Connie at 883-4995 to place an order. We will deliver 5 pounds or more to individuals or businesses.
Listen to the Lights
Pine Forest Baptist Church welcomes the public to “Come Listen to the Lights” at the church grounds located at 4800 North Main in Vidor. On weekends through Christmas you can watch a Christmas Light Show that is sincrinized to music without leaving your car. Tune your radio to 103.1 to enjoy the musical display. Family Nights are Dec. 10 and 17. The show is active from 6-9:30 p.m., Friday – Sunday. For additional dates contact 409-786-1575 or www.LightsAtPineforest.org
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.
St. Mark’s pizza supper with Santa
On Wednesday, Dec. 21, all readers of this paper are invited to have pizza with Santa and let him know your wishes….and receive a gift (up to age 12). The festivities will take place at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 945 W. Roundbunch Road in Bridge City starting at 6 p.m. Santa is making his annual stop at our church to greet all the little ones and share supper and treats. For more information, please call Elinda at 735-8727, Pat at 722-6655 or Pastor Paul at 988-3003.