Church News September 10, 2022

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 7601 N. Grandview Ave., has scheduled Men’s Bible Study by Bishop Robert Barron from 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Monday through Oct. 17 in the church parlor.

Signup sheets are located in the Narthex.


St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 7601 N. Grandview Ave., has scheduled Women’s Bible Study, The Turning Point, a study of the gospel of John by Dr. Allen Hunt, at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday through Nov. 9 in the church parlor.

Cost of material is $20.

Signup sheets are located in the Narthex.

For more information, email Sondra Eoff at

Crescent Park Baptist Church, 3002 E. University Blvd., will be offering ESL classes from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday, starting Sept. 20, in the fellowship hall.

For more information, call 432-366-4476.

Odessa Christian Faith Center Women’s Ministry has scheduled a Aloha Flourish Lau with guest speaker Aubrey Matthesius at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at OCFC, 9000 Andrews Highway.

There will be music and food will be available for purchase.

Admission is free.

To sign up, visit

Crossroads Church of Odessa, 6901 E. Highway191, has scheduled a financial literacy workshop from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 20. Free childcare is available. Pre-registration for childcare is required. To pre-register, visit

Reflection Ministries of Texas has scheduled Human Trafficking Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 305 E. Fifth St.

Hear from survivor leaders and experts about the prevalence of human trafficking and how you can be involved in stopping it.

For tickets or information, visit

The Life Center has scheduled a fall fundraiser with speaker Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State in the Trump administration, at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Midland Horseshoe Arena, 2514 Arena Trail, Midland.

To sponsor a table or for more information, visit

Crescent Park Baptist Church, 3002 E. University Blvd., is offering a Spanish Language Bible Study by the Rev. Mike McGuire at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday.

For more information, call 432-366-4476.

Belmont Baptist Church, 806 N. Belmont Ave., offers family meals during its Family Supper time from 5:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. each Wednesday when Awana is in session.

Admission is free.

For more information, call 432-332-0248, email [email protected] or visit

Catholic Charities Community Services Odessa, 2500 Andrews Highway, need of volunteers for pantry distribution.

Distribution times are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays.

For more information on dates and times, call 332-1387.

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The West Texas Street Rod Association has scheduled Cars at Crossroads from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every fourth Saturday of each month at Crossroads Church, 6901 E. Highway 191.

There will be coffee and donuts inside the church.


Door of Hope Mission are in need of financial support to help provide hot meals, a safe place to sleep and shower to those who struggle with addictions through Bible study and counseling.

There a few ways to give:

All donations are tax deductible.

For more information, call 337-8294 or visit

Sherwood Church of Christ, 4900 North Dixie Blvd., offers free clothing on the first Saturday of every month.

With so many families in the community are losing their jobs due to COVID and the downturn in oil, the Sherwood Clothes Closet is an opportunity for people to find needed clothing items for the entire family.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Masks are required to comply with city orders and to protect each other from spreading the virus.

Victory Christian Fellowship Church, 325 N. County Road West, offers individuals assistance who are hurting from addictions to become drug and alcohol free, physically well and most important spiritually alive.

All services are provided for free.

Several homes are located throughout Texas, New Mexico and Chicago.

For more information, call the Rev. Albert Flores at 432-978-9959 or 432-335-8925.

For home locations, call for Odessa, 325-300-0832; El Paso, 915-838-8887; Fort Worth, 817-626-1819; Houston, 713-880-4732; Mathis, 361-547-3755; McAllen, 956-702-2781; San Angelo, 325-658-1061; Albuquerque, N.M., 505-550-5661; Artesia, N.M., 575-745-4294; and Chicago, 773-696-9094.