Church News August 7, 2021

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First Baptist Church, 2104 W. Louisiana Ave., Midland, has scheduled a free concert featuring Jeremy Camp at 6 p.m. today.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, call 432-683-0600.

Odessa Christian Faith Center, 8860 Andrews Highway, has scheduled its annual Back To School service at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. during Sunday services.

Spanish interpretation and child care are available.

For more information, call 432-368-7714 or email [email protected]

Odessa Christian Faith Center, 9000 Andrews Highway, has scheduled guest minister Jesse Duplantis at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call 432-368-7714, email ocf[email protected] or visit website at or

Odessa Evening Women’s Community Bible Study has scheduled its annual kickoff and registration form 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Grace Christian Fellowship, 3450 Billy Hext Road.

This year’s study is called “Letters of Life” which includes a study on Christian Living covering 1,2,3 John, Philemon and Jude followed by studies of James and I & 2 Peter. This is an interdenominational Bible Study.

All women and their children are welcome.

For more information, call 432-352-2508.

Golf Course Road Church of Christ, 3500 W. Golf Course Road, Midland, has scheduled Tall City Comedy Night featuring comedian Jason Earls Aug. 21.

Food trucks available at 5:45 p.m. Childcare and doors opens at 6:30 p.m. The show starts at 7 p.m.

Cost is $30 per couple. Limited complimentary child care available.

For tickets, visit

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church LARS has scheduled a Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16-17 in the church parish hall, 2633 Conover Ave.

All donations are welcome through Sept. 10.

Drop off donation in Room K in the old CCD Classrooms.

All proceeds to go the parish.

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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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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

Highland United Methodist Church, 1808 N. Dixie Blvd., and volunteers offer a back door blessing meal at 6 p.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall.

There is no charge. Any donations contributed goes toward Highland’s children’s ministries.

Call 332-0261 or email [email protected]


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.