2nd Annual Harvest
Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 612 N. Third St. in Orange, presents its 2nd Annual Harvest from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3. Activities include games, prizes, a car show, BBQ Cook off, vendors, food, Jesus bingo and more. Booth spaces available and cook-off entry fee is $50. Call 409-460-4444 or 409-998-3524 for information.
First United Methodist Church of Orange invites you to its Fall Festival from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6. There will be a silent auction, bake sale, plants and jewelry for sale. Luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tickets are $12. Takeouts available beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Little Cypress Baptist Church, 3274 Little Cypress Drive, will holds a gospel music concert featuring the Singing Men of Southeast Texas at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8. Admission is free, but a lover offering will be accepted. Call the church at 409-883-8905 for more information.
Salem United Methodist Church’s Feed My Sheep will be selling BBQ dinners all day on Thursday, Nov. 8. Meal is $8 and consists of BBQ chicken, taco rice, baked beans, potato salad, cake and bread. Delivery available. Call Susie Murray at 409-883-4053 or 409-988-5741 for info.
Wesley United Methodist Church, 401 N. 37th St. in Orange, is having its annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10. There will be unique gifts, decorations, crafts, pecans, walnuts, links, taco soup (frozen to go), sweets and much more. Door prizes will be given throughout the day. Come and see us.
Gumbo and Chili Festival
St. Therese Life Center, 1409 Sixth St. in Orange, will hold its annual Gumbo and Chili Festival from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10. A donation of $8 will be accepted. Call 409-882-1768 or 409-883-3783 to order or for information.
Gateway Christian Church, 1503 Green Ave. in Orange, and Apostle Larry Phillips Sr. and Elder Vicki Phillips, will conduct a Women in Ministry Worship Service at 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11. Speaker of the hour Minister Phyllis Chavis of the Full Gospel Holy Temple. The public is invited to attend.
West Orange Christian Church, 900 Lansing St. in West Orange, will serve a Thanksgiving feast following its service on Sunday, Nov. 11. Service begins at 10:40 a.m. The public is invited and is asked to bring their family, friends and favorite food. Call Nelda at 409-719-3992 for more info.
Lowell Mason, “the world’s smallest gospel singer,” will perform at 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, at West Orange Christian Church, 900 Lansing St. in West Orange. Lowell is a 46-inch tall “little person” who has a big, deep voice. The public is invited. Learn more at www.lowellmason.com.
Gift Shop and Luncheon
The Altar Society of Saint Mary Church will hold its annual Gift Shop and Luncheon from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15. Gumbo luncheone is served from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., and cost is $7. Take-out available and delivery available for orders of 5 or more. Call Wanda Simar at 409-883-4912 to schedule delivery. Arts, crafts, baked goods, frozen foods and canning goods available for purchase.
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.
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.
2nd Annual Harvest
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Orange Community Players prepare for annual 'Yuletide'
The Orange Community Players is busy preparing for its annual Christmas music extravaganza known as “Yuletide,” which will be held at 7:37 p.m., nightly, Thursday, Dec. 12 through Saturday, Dec. 14.
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.
WO Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration
A Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, an annual event for the city of West Orange, is 6 p.m. Monday at the West Orange Community Center, 2700 Western Ave., West Orange.
Broken floor tiles, a cooler door in need of repairs and rusted storage shelves lead to Waffle House #523, 4212 27th Street, Orange, received a 90 out of a possible 100 during a recent health inspection.
Sabine Federal Credit Union donates to Julie Rogers “Gift of Life”
Representatives of Sabine Federal Credit Union in Orange present a check for $1,000 to the Julie Rogers “Gift of Life” on Thursday afternoon.
OJHS students inducted into National Junior Honor Society
The following Orangefield Junior High students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society in October:
West Orange Police Beat (Oct. 13 - Oct. 19, 2013)
The West Orange Police Department responded to the following calls from Oct. 13 - Oct. 19, 2013.
INVISTA present check to Orange Lions Club
Chris Kovatch, at left, vice president and carnival chairperson of the Orange Lions Club, accepts a $2,000 donation from George Russell, Quality Lab Manager, on behalf of INVISTA earlier this week.
Tribute to Lady Liberty
Mrs. Jackson’s fifth grade class at Community Christian School did a first class job on its admission for the Shangri La Scarecrow contest.
Vidor Rotary Club Students of the Month
Vidor Rotary Club was proud to host six outstanding young men and women as Students of the Month at their weekly meeting on Monday.
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