Special to The Leader
The Orange Leader
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.
Salem United Methodist Church, 402 W. John Ave. in Orange, will hold its Christmas Cantata at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8. The public is invited to come and enjoy Christmas and gospel music. Refreshments will be served. Call the church at 409-883-2611 for info.
Bro. Allen J. Daniel, a 2012 graduate of West Orange-Stark High School, and a very faithful and dedicated member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 612 N. Third St. in Orange, will be preaching his first sermon at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9. The public is invited.
Little Cypress Baptist Church, 3274 Little Cypress Drive, will hold a musical of our Savior’s birth featuring the Children’s Choir during the 10:30 a.m. service, Sunday, Dec. 9. The public is invited. Call 409-883-8905 for info.
Little Cypress Baptist Church, 3274 Little Cypress Drive, will hold a musical featuring the Celebration Choir performing “Celebrate the Wonder” at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 16. The public is invited. Call 409-883-8905 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.