First Assembly of God of BC hosting Easter activities

First Assembly of God in Bridge City will be having Easter events this weekend.

On Friday, April 6, they will be having a Good Friday communion service at 7 p.m. On Saturday, April 7, at 2 p.m., they will be having Bridge City’s Most Egg-citing Easter Egg Hunt featuring over 10,000 candy filled eggs. There will be games, prizes, a giant inflatable obstacle course and moonwalk.

Also, there will be a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny.

The Easter egg hunt is for all ages 12 and under. Then on Sunday, April 8, at 10:45 a.m. they will be having their Easter celebration service followed by a balloon release ceremony.

First Assembly of God is located at 201 Roberts Ave. in Bridge City. For more information, call 409-735-4810 or visit them online at

First Baptist Church in Orange Easter activities

· Maundy Thursday Service, Thursday, April 5, meal at 6:30 p.m., Communion service at 7 p.m. Reservations required for meal.

· Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 7 at 2 p.m. on the MLK property. Kids ages toddler through sixth grade are invited.

· Easter worship services, Sunday, April 8 at 8:30 a.m. Celebration service (traditional) at 9:45 a.m. Connection Groups for Bible study at 11 a.m. First Journey service (contemporary).

More information may be obtained by contacting the church’s office, 886-7461, e-mail or visiting web page, www.

McDonald Memorial Baptist Church

McDonald Memorial Baptist Church invites the community to a picnic and an Easter egg hunt beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 7. The location is the Alford-Seale Park next to the West Orange City Hall on Western Ave. Children are reminded to bring their basket or bags. A picnic lunch and children’s activities will follow. Bring your lawn chairs. For more information, contact the church office at 883-3974.

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 Sunrise Service

Starlight COGIC at 2800 Bob Hall Rd. invites the community to Resurrection Sunday, April 8. It begins with Sunrise Service at 5:30 a.m. There will preaching, praise and worship, and singing. Also, the 11 a.m. worship service will consist of praise and worship, the Word of God, the youth program, and the Choir.The Pastor is Superintendent E.B. Lindsey. For more information call 409-886-4366.

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 409-735-4573. The church is located at 945 W. Round Bunch Road in Bridge City.

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.