Church of God in Christ
Favor, Blessings, Increase.
Reverend Ernest B. Lindsey has pastored for the past thirty-three years. He is currently the Pastor of Starlight Church of God in Christ in Orange, Texas for the past 29 years. Reverend Lindsey is a native of Orange. He graduated from Wallace High School and served four years in the United States Air Force. Afterward he attended Texas State University and later graduated from the Charles Harrison Mason - System of Bible College.
Pastor Lindsey believes in the power of prayer and moves in the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Under his leadership, Starlight has grown and is a vital part of the community. In 1994, under Pastor Lindsey's leadership, the congregation moved into a brand new sanctuary, and in December of 2000 the E.B. Lindsey - Family Life Center was built which houses classrooms, office, and a board room with a large fellowship hall.
Pastor Lindsey strives for excellence in his personal ministry, motivates and leads the congregation to do the same. Starlight Church continues to participate in many community projects such as The Orange Jaycees, World Wide Water, Orange Christian Services, House of Refuge, One Church-One Child of Southeast Texas, The Velma Jeter Scholarship Foundation, Orange County Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Rusk State Hospital, Inc., Beat The Street - Summer Camp, Crop Walk, etc.
Pastor Lindsey is an anointed Pastor, Teacher, Preacher and Shepherd. He is married and is the father of five children and fourteen grandchildren. In 2010 he was appointed as Superintendent of the East Coast District by his Jurisdictional Prelate - Bishop Rufus Kyles, Jr.
Our Pastor as Leader
Pastor Supt. Ernest B. Lindsey