Church News

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

  • June 2-6: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Second Baptist Church, 711 E. 17th St., Power Up: Raise Your Game. Call 337-8381, email Jackie@2bcodessa.com or visit tinyurl.com/y2r79aqo.
  • June 24-28: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Living Word Baptist Church, 5119 Twin Towers Blvd., ROAR! for kids entering kindergarten through fifth grade. Visit tinyurl.com/y2kmwejs or tinyurl.com/y4jzyzzr.

EVENTS

Life in Grace Lutheran Church has scheduled the Sports Ball Giveaway and a raffle drawing from noon to 2 p.m. today at Purple Sage Park, 615 E. 11th St.
Call 332-6633 or visit www.lifeingraceodessa.com.
New Dawn Fellowship, 2110 E. 10th St., has scheduled a southern gospel concert featuring Brian Free and Assurance at 7 p.m. today.
Admission is free. A love offering will be taken.
Visit tinyurl.com/y5tdl96m.
MIDLAND La Roca The Rock Church, 410 S. Pecos St., Midland, has scheduled an End of School Kids Mud Run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
Kids, ages 5-12, will participate in various obstacles and will get to cool off with an ice cream MUDSLIDE.
Visit tinyurl.com/y2x674j3.
Mission Dorado Baptist Church, 4142 Faudree Road, has scheduled Mission Kids Choir from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
The choir is open to kids ages 5 through sixth grade. All are welcome but registration is required.
Call 561-8553, email missiondorado@gmail.com or visit missiondorado.com.
Odessa Christian Fellowship has scheduled their annual church barbecue and youth summer camp fundraiser from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. May 31 at the Oneighty Youth Center, 8828 Andrews Highway.
There will be barbecue, snow cones, jumpers, face painting, a cornhole tournament with prizes and more.
Visit tinyurl.com/yxc9la8d.
The African American Fellowship of West Texas has scheduled a benefit service for the Rev. Jackie Jeffery at 7 p.m. June 2 at Saint James Baptist Church, 2212 E. 11th St.
Pastor Jeffery of Mt. Lion Baptist Church in Crane is fighting prostrate cancer.
All proceeds will go towards helping with medical costs and lost income.
Call 580-3306 or 580-3307 or visit tinyurl.com/y453lofy.
Tabernacle of Life Covenant Partners Fellowship has scheduled the 2019 Holy Convocation and Ministry Conference from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. June 6-7 and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8 at Inner City Tabernacle of Life Ministries, 3607 N. Dixie Blvd.
Call 272-2544, email ictabernacle@yahoo.com or visit tinyurl.com/y44tnlbd.
Immanuel Baptist Church, 4020 E. University Blvd., has scheduled a Food Truck Extravaganza from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 9.
Covered seating will be provided, and the playground will be open.
Visit tinyurl.com/y3x72zjo.
Belmont Baptist Church, 1200 W. Eighth St., has scheduled the following events for kids and youth on the first Friday of each month, through the end of May.

  • 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Kids Night Out for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
  • 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.: Student Ministries Friday Night Live for students in sixth grade through 12th grade.

There will be games and snacks.
Admission is free. Call 332-0248 or visit www.belmontbaptist.org.
Crescent Park Baptist Church, 3002 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Mother’s Day out for children ages 3 months old to 3 years old from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The cost is $135 a month. Registration is required.
Call 366-4476 on Tuesdays or Thursdays.
Frisky Folks, a senior adult fellowship group of Bethany Christian Church, has scheduled a breakfast fellowship open to all senior adults at 8:30 a.m. the last Tuesday of each month at The Egg and I, 7270 E. Highway 191.
Call 366-5971, email gsmorris@hotmail.com or visit www.bccodessa.org.
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4901 Maple Ave., has scheduled the monthly food pantry from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month.
Call 366-1321.
Odessa Central Baptist Church, 1416 N. Texas Ave., is offering counseling services through Agape Counseling Services of West Texas.
Call 337-6417 or email odcbc@sbcglobal.net.
All People Worship Center has opened a hospice service to work in patients’ homes and nursing homes.
With an office at 1324 N. County Road West, the All People Hospice has a doctor, a nurse and a social worker to serve within a 50-mile radius of Odessa. Call 653-5718.
Lutheran Church of the Risen Lord, 1603 N. Grandview Ave., has scheduled a food pantry to help those in need from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
To get a box of food, bring a copy of your ID and fill out a form. Food donations are also accepted. Call 362-2549.

CLASSES

Redeemer Lutheran Church, 824 E. 18th St., has scheduled junior confirmation classes at 9 a.m. Sundays and 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Call 337-5451 or visit www.RedeemerOdessa.org.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 824 E. 18th St., has scheduled Lutheranism 101 classes at 9 a.m. Sundays.
Call 337-5451 or visit www.RedeemerOdessa.org.
First Baptist Church, 709 N. Lee Ave., has scheduled the following Grief Share classes in the senior adult suite.

  • Sundays: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon.

The meetings are for those who have lost loved ones and are open to the public.
Call 332-6633 or visit tinyurl.com/y7vffm72.
First Baptist Church, 709 N. Lee Ave., has scheduled Steps to Recovery from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the fellowship hall.
Call 332-6633 or visit www.lifeingraceodessa.com.
Celebrate Recovery has scheduled meetings from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Monday at First United Methodist Church in the Student Ministry Building, 214 W. Fourth St.
The Christian based recovery program incorporates 12 steps and 8 principles of recovery for those seeking freedom from an addictive, compulsive and dysfunctional behavior.
The program and child care for participants is free of charge.
Call 337-1527.
Asbury United Methodist Church, 4001 E. University Blvd., has scheduled a meal at 5:30 p.m., followed by classes for both adults and youth of all ages at 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays. There are three different classes for adults: Gospel of John; The Beliefs of Islam; and a women’s study, “Gideon” by Priscilla Shirer.
Call 366-4455.
Highland United Methodist Church, 1808 N. Dixie Blvd., has scheduled a Back Door Blessing meal at 6 p.m., followed by Parent Power, Momentum Youth and children’s classes at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Tutoring is now being offered starting at 5:30 p.m. for students who need help with homework. Call 332-0261, email highlandumc@cableone.net or visit www.highlandodessa.com.
Tanglewood Bible Institute, 1329 Tanglewood Lane, has scheduled two new video-based Bible classes.

  • Thursdays: 7 p.m., Jeremiah, a 24 week class by Dayton Keesee; 8 p.m., Book of Romans, a 24 week class by Richard Rogers.

These classes may be audited or can be taken toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in biblical studies from the Sunset Internal Bible Institute.
Call 366-3619.

BIBLE STUDIES

Asbury United Methodist Church, 4001 E. University Blvd., has scheduled a Bible study for ladies on the faithful heroes of the Old Testament from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, through the end of April. Child care is available. For more information, call 366-4455 or visit tinyurl.com/yxkx349d.
Pathway Baptist Church, 1601 W. University Blvd., has scheduled Pathway Kids lessons from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday., through May 26.
Children will have fun while learning about Jesus in a safe, Jesus-filled environment through the use of worship songs, skits, Bible lessons and fun videos. Transportation is available for those who need it.
For more information or to pre-register your children, call 337-3948 or visit tinyurl.com/yawtgebh.
Belmont Baptist Church, 1200 W. Eighth St., has scheduled a mid-week Bible study from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through May 29.
Pick your Bible Study class: Adult Bible study taught by Russ Herrington and Estudio Bíblico en Español taught by Marcos Lujan.
Nursery is provided. Call 332-0248 or visit www.belmontbaptist.org.
ROCrageous Sidewalk Ministry, an outreach ministry of Odessa Christian Faith Center, ministers to the children and families of HUD housing sites every other week during the months of April through October.
The ministry provides a full service with music, games, candy and lessons for kids at Chaparral Apartments, La Promesa Apartments, 87th Street Apartments and Arbor Oaks Apartments.
For more information about the ministry, including specific times and dates, call Zach Carter at 368-7714, email ocfc@ocfc.org or visit ocfc.org.
Asbury United Methodist Church, 4001 E. University Blvd., has scheduled M.O.P.S. group meetings for mothers from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month.
The meetings include practical teaching through speakers, demonstrations, videos and more. Nursery is provided.
For more information, visit tinyurl.com/y8htebf3.
Crescent Park Baptist Church, 3002 E. University Blvd., has scheduled a Bible study and fellowship for special adults at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Call 366-4476.
A New Chosen Life Fellowship, 406 Fitch Ave., has scheduled Bible study from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Sunday morning worship services are scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sundays. If a ride is needed to any service, call the Rev. Strauss McCreary at 212-1156.
Asbury United Methodist Church, 4001 E. University Blvd., has scheduled First Steps, a study of the Basics of the Christian Faith, at 10 a.m. Sundays. Call 366-4455.
Lutheran Church of the Risen Lord, 1603 N. Grandview Ave., has scheduled the following Bible study classes.

  • Sundays: 9 a.m., Word of God study for adults led by Billy Tripp.
  • Tuesdays: 10 a.m., Bible study for ladies led by Donna Brown.

Call Angie Gullett at 362-2549, email office@lcrl.org or visit www.lcrl.org.
Life in Grace Lutheran Church, 1015 N. Tom Green Ave., has scheduled a Bible study for ladies at noon Tuesdays, beginning April 30, in the fellowship hall. Bring a sack lunch and join Judy Jordan and the group for a discussion on the book “Included in Christ” by Heather Holleman. The book is based on Ephesians. For more information, call 332-6633 and leave a message with your name and phone number, and someone will return your call.
Odessa Christian Faith Center has scheduled a special service for middle school and high school students at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Oneighty Youth Center, 8828 Andrews Highway. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Call 368-7714.
Life in Grace Lutheran Church, 1015 N. Tom Green Ave., has scheduled an evening Bible and lectionary study at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The location of the study differs weekly. For more information, call 332-6633 and leave a message with your name and phone number, and the Rev. Becky Hand will return your call with the location.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 824 E. 18th St., has scheduled Readings of the Day, a Bible study for adults, at 9 a.m. Sundays. Call 337-5451 or visit www.RedeemerOdessa.org.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 824 E. 18th St., has scheduled a Bible study for adults on the Book of Romans at 1 p.m. Tuesdays.
Call 337-5451 or visit www.RedeemerOdessa.org.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 824 E. 18th St., has scheduled a Bible study for adults on Revelations at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. There will be a free sandwich bar at 5:30 p.m. before the study begins.
Call 337-5451 or visit www.RedeemerOdessa.org.

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