Faith UMC to host Lenten Lunch Speaker series

The United Methodist Women of Faith United Methodist Church will host a Lenten Lunch speaker series and devotional time each Wednesday during Lent. A light lunch will be served.

The community is invited to join in from noon to 1 p.m. as they fellowship with the following guest speakers:

March 21 – Dick White, UM Southeast District Superintendent; March 28 – Pauline Hargrave, LCMCISD Superintendent; and April 4 – Kevin Trinkle. Memorial Herman Hospital Chaplain.

Faith UMC is located at 8608 MLK Jr. Dr. in Orange.

For more information, call the church office Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 409 886 1291

St. Francis KCs holding fish fry

St. Francis of Assisi Knights of Columbus Council 13825 will be selling fish dinners from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 23 and March 30 in the San Damiano Center located at 4300 Meeks Drive from during Lent on the following Fridays:

The dinners include two fish filets, fries, hush puppies, coleslaw, dessert and tea for $8. Dine or carry out.

St. Mary’s K of C Fish Fry

St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus Orange Council 1680 will sell delicious fried and baked fish dinners, dine in or take out, on all Fridays in Lent, except Good Friday, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the parish hall. Meals consist of fish, french fries, coleslaw, tarter sauce, ketchup, tea, water and dessert. Cost is $8 for 3-pc. fried or baked fish filet; $7 for 2-pc. fried fish All are invited to experience Council 1680’s renowned fish taste.

Wesley UMC selling pecans, walnuts

Wesley United Methodist Church is selling pecans and walnuts. This year’s crop of pecans halves and pieces sell for $10 per pound. Walnuts sell for $8 per pound. To place orders call Billy at 409-883-3210 or 670-6350, Frankie at 409-988-4215 or Connie at 409-883-4995. We will deliver five pounds or more to individuals or businesses.

FBC Orangefield to host DVD marriage seminar

Beginning Wednesday, March 21 at 5:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Orangefield will be hosting a six week DVD marriage seminar, Balanced and Blessed, presented by Charles Lowery.

Charles Lowery is a talented psychologist who gives practical, humorous , and down to earth insights into marriage relationships and life.

The community is invited to each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. for a light supper and the seminar will begin at 6:30. The church will host youth and children activities during that time, a nursery will also be provided.

For more information, please call 409-735-3113 or e-mail

FBC-O to host Wild Game Dinner March 24

The First Baptist Church of Orange is inviting the community to its third annual Wild Game Dinner, Saturday, March 24. The event begins with a pre-dinner fellowship and activity time from 3 to 5 p.m. During that time, guest speakers will be sharing tips. Other activities will also be presented.

The dinner begins at 5 p.m. and will feature a variety of wild game and fish on the menu. Special guest speaker is Steve James, an avid outdoorsman and big game hunter. James is also the pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in Lake Charles, La. Give-a-ways include gift cards from Academy Sports and Outdoors, $150 gift certificate from Viator’s Smokehouse & Cajun Specialties, and a variety of other prizes. The event will be held at the FBC-O property on MLK Drive in Orange, located 3 miles north of IH 10. Tickets are available for $5 each and tickets are limited. For more information or ticket purchase, please contact the church office at 409-886-7461 or email

Prudhome, the storyteller

“The Resurrection Was Just the Beginning” is a presentation of the life of Christ. Written by Julie Prudhome, the tale will be performed at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 31 through Monday, April 2 at Pine Forest Baptist Church, 4800 North Main in Vidor. The public is invited. Admission is free.

Cowboy Church to host Easter Egg Hunt

The Cowboy Church of Orange County will host its fifth annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7. The hunt will begin at 1 p.m. for children up through age ten. Hot dogs and drinks will also be provided for the children and their families. The church will have its annual Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. on April 8. Weather permitting, the service will be held outside. Folks who attend are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs. The regular morning service will begin at 10:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

All of these activities will take place on the church grounds. The church is located at 673 FM 1078, just off of Hwy. 62, about one mile north if IH-10. For more information, Pastor Dale Lee may be contacted at 409-718-0269.

Orange First Church of the Nazarene to host Easter Egg Hunt

Orange First Church of the Nazarene is having a community Easter Egg Hunt with 13,000 eggs on at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7 at 3810 M.L. King Drive. This event is for preschool to sixth grade. Areas will be divided by age group to find eggs. Please bring your own basket! There will be face painting, games, stories, blow up toys and PRIZES!!! For more information please call 883-4674.

Starlight COGIC to host Women’s Retreat

The Women’s Department of Starlight COGIC invite women in the community to join them for Women’s Retreat 2012. The retreat will be held April 13-15 at the Omni Houston Westside Hotel. The Theme of the retreat is “Woman at The Well,” St. John 4:15.

Their Guest Speakers are Evangelist Yvonne DeVaughn of Phoenix, Arizona and Supervisor Lena McClain of Houston, Texas. There will be dynamic powershops such as, “Empowered to Serve,” “Will the Real Men Please Stand Up,” “Soloing with a Song,” “Till Death Do We Part…So Help Me,” and more. For double occupancy, the cost is $225 per person, a triple is $195 per person, a quad is $180 per person, and teens $99. Pay your $75 deposit by March 12 at 2800 Bob Hall Rd to guarantee your space or go to and pay by using paypal. Rev. E.B. Lindsey is Pastor of Starlight and First Lady Josie Lindsey is the Director of the Women’s Dept. For more information call 409-8864366.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Wonderful Wednesday Lite help is needed

Every Wednesday at 6 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Youth Program hosts a very casual potluck supper for area children.

Anywhere from five to 30 children show up for this. It’s a very important part of St. Mark’s Youth Program, these Wednesday night activities. Through this program, several non-churched youth are being ministered through food, fellowship and the Good News.

This may be the only church they are a part of.

The church needs some help, however, with cooking, serving and cleaning. They also need help with providing food or money donations for needed items.

Food items needed on hand are two 28 oz. cans of corn, green beans, peas, or any kind of fruit; boxes of instant mash potatoes and macaroni and cheese; French bread, rolls, oleo; tea; kool-aid, sugar, wieners or links.

There is a need weekly for fresh salad and desserts.

Money is also helpful to help purchase main items.

Those interested in sharing their time, talents and treasure may contact either Pate Green or Tana Hightower at ?????? The church is located at 945 W. Round Bunch Road in Bridge City.