Church News May 29, 2021

The Odessa American welcomes church special events. Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesdays for consideration for the following Saturday’s edition. Email [email protected].

Second Baptist Church, 711 E. 17th St., has scheduled Knights of the North Castle VBS for ages four through sixth grade from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 6-10.

There will be bible stories, music, crafts, and games.

Volunteers are also needed.

To register, visit

For more information, call 432-337-8381or email [email protected].

First Methodist Church, 115 W. Fifth St., will present the West Texas Music Academy 10th anniversary block party concert from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 13.


The 100… a Night of Worship with Albert Hall and Friends has been scheduled June 13 at the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center, 1310 N. FM 1788, Midland.

Doors open at 6 p.m.

For tickets or more information, call 800-514-3849 or visit

The Bridge, 3901 E. Yukon Road, has scheduled Daughters of the King Dance: Boots and Beauties from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 18.

All girls ages birth through 18 are encouraged to join along with the important men God has called into their life for a Texas dance party, refreshments, and fun.

Registration is required.

To register, visit

Mission Dorado Baptist Church, 4142 Faudree Road, has scheduled Destination Dig VBS for kids ages four through fifth grade from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 28-July 2.

There will be crafts, recreation, snacks, music, and bible study.

Volunteers are also needed.

To register or for more information, 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.

Visit or

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.