The youth department of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 512 W. John Ave. in Orange, will have a harvest festival with games, auctions, tournaments, vendors and more from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 24. The public is invited.
Mount Olive Baptist Church, 106 W. Park in Orange, will have its 2012 Winter Concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 24, featuring Unity of Navasota, Texas, and New Generation of Houston, Texas. Tickets are $10. Call 409-920-1322 or 409-221-2552 for tickets or info.
El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 704 N. 12th St. in Orange, will hold its fall revival at 7 p.m., nightly, Tuesday, Nov. 27 thru Thursday, Nov. 29. Guest speaker is Rev. Terrance Grant Malone of St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Houston, and guest choirs are Salem Men’s Choir (Tues.), Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Choir (Wed.) and Orange City-Wide Choir (Thurs.). Call 409-883-8996 for info.
Holiday Craft Extravaganza
St. Helen’s Church, 8105 FM 1442 in Orangefield, will hold its Holiday Craft Extravaganza from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. There will be food, fun, games, inflatable slide, fire truck tours, horse rides, music, vendors and Santa Claus. The public is invited. Call 409-735-2200 for info.
Christmas Shoppe Spectacular
First United Pentecostal Church of Orange, 3406 Edgar Brown Drive, will hold its Christmas Shoppe Spectacular Craft Show and Holiday Market from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. There will be a gumbo dinner and silent auction, plus photos with Santa from noon - 2 p.m. Crafts and vendors featuring handmade children’s clothing, quilts, wreaths, jellies, salsas, baked goods, artwork and more. The event is free and open to the public. Call 409-883-3813 for info.
Orange County Christian Writers Guild will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4 at Brown Hearing Center, 105 Camellia, behind Dairy Queen in Orange. If you are a Christian writer or thinking about writing and don’t know where to start, this is the meeting for you. This first meeting will be electing officers, setting times, discussing the issues we would like to learn about, etc. This Writers Guild is intended to educate and encourage all who attend. Contact Karen Y. Stevens at 409 988-2588 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Mt. Zion Services
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church meets at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, for Sunday School; 11 a.m., Sunday, for Worship Service; 6 p.m., Monday, for Brotherhood and Women’s Ministry; 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, for Bible study; and 7 p.m., Wednesday, for mid-week service.
First United Methodist Services
First United Methodist Church, 502 N. Sixth St. in Orange, holds Traditional services at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., Sunday; Contemporary services at 9 a.m., Sunday. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Call the church at 409-886-7466 for more information.
Bishop Larry Phillips Sr. and Gateway Christian Church, 1503 Green Ave. in Orange, invite the public to Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday worship at 6:30 p.m. Family Bible Study is at 6:30 p.m., Thursday. The public is invited.
Weekly Bible Study
Pastor C.W. Crawford and Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 512 John St. in Orange, will hold a weekly Bible study at 6 p.m., every Tuesday. The public is invited.
Morning Bible Study
Trinity Lutheran will begin having morning Bible study at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday. The study will be lead by Pastor Paul Zoch and the public is invited to attend. The study will be followed by a light lunch and fellowship.
Calvary’s Purchase clothing ministry, located at 8257 State Hwy 87 N. in Orange, is open from 9 a.m. - noon, every Thursday. The clothes are free and in good condition and are available for whomever needs them.
Emma Wallace Lambs
The members of the Emma Wallace Lamb Center meet at 6 p.m., on the second, third and fourth Thursday of each month at God’s Living Word, 111 Cherry St. in Orange. The group is committed to restoring the grounds of the Wallace Center. Call 409-670-9743 for info.
Feed my Sheep
Feed my Sheep Outreach Ministries invites the public for a hot lunch and great fellowship from noon to 1 p.m., every Saturday, at Salem United Methodist Church, 402 John Ave. in Orange. Come and feed your physical body as your soul finds peace and comfort. Call the church at 409-883-2611 for info.
Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 1207 Link Ave. in Orange, invites the public to come and pray from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., daily, Monday thru Friday. Call 409-886-5387 or 409-313-5766 for info.
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Friends to hold benefit for Guidry
A benefit is being held for Karen Guidry 11 am Sunday at the VFW Hall, 5303 State Hwy. 87, Orange.
Orange County Strategic Planning Meeting on Tuesday
The South East Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC) is seeking to identify strategies, programs and services to improve and support criminal justice efforts across Texas.
Annual feast celebrates Seniors
A special community tradition which has united a community for decades will be held once again this Saturday night.
LC-M Bear Stage Players production of Arthur Miller’s 'The Crucible'
Triston Stringer (junior) and Abigail Noah (sophomore) portray the leading roles of “John Procter” and “Abigail Williams” in the LC-M Bear Stage Players production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible.”
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National Model Railroad Month ends with open house
The Port Taylor and Pacific Railroad rides again.
Commissioners Court denies exceptions for recycling company
Bridge City Christmas parade postponed until Dec. 14
The threat of inclement weather this weekend has forced organizers to postpone a much anticipated yearly event.
Ribbon Cutting - Fresh Brew Group
The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for the Fresh Brew Group on November 21, 2013.
Bringing the story of Christmas to life
North Orange Baptist Church is creating a way to experience the Christmas story up close and personal as the church family recreates the birth of Christ in first century Palestine.
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