Mission of the Month: January

        Mission of the Month: January Main Street Mission Food Pantry            Throughout the month of January Emmanuel is collecting non-perishable food items for the Main Street Mission Emergency Food Pantry. The Emergency Food Pantry is a ministry of Main Street Mission that provides short term intervention (2…

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Benevolence Blessings

The Lord’s Supper is an act of communion that represents our unity with Christ and one another. With thankfulness we accept this gift of open communion; as a result of that thankfulness, we can be a blessing to those in need. This Sunday Emmanuel will observe the Lord’s Supper during our morning worship, and we…

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H2O: Helping to Overcome Homelessness

As most of you are aware, on the fourth Thursday of each month from 10:00 – noon, Emmanuel partners with Volunteers of America (VOA) and the Homeless Coalition in their “Helping to Overcome Homelessness: H2O” outreach to members of the local homeless community. H2O is held the third Thursday of November and December to accomodate…

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Emmanuel Coffeehouse Sessions

  Emmanuel is bursting with talent! Our newest showcase for these gifts is a series we are calling “Emmanuel Coffeehouse Sessions.” The sessions will take place in the game room of the Family Life Center, where the atmosphere will be relaxed and casual. We’ll sip coffee and enjoy live acoustic music played and sung by…

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Celebrating America

Emmanuel will host the Red River Chorale, Cenla’s premier chorus, at the opening concert of their 10th anniversary season on Tuesday, October 21, at 7:30 p.m. Set in our beautiful sanctuary, the concert will include music of American composers and a musical salute to those who serve and have served our country in the military…

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A Note From Lee

  Note: On Friday, September 19, Associate Pastor Lee Weems suffered a heart attack and was transported to Rapides Hospital. Lee is now resting and recuperating at home, but Lee and Karen ask for no visitors or phone calls until further notice. If you would like to mail a note to them their address is:…

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Fall Food Roundup

The Fall Food Roundup is an annual event held every fall throughout Louisiana churches to benefit the children of the Louisiana Baptist Children’s home. The donations of food, paper products and money support the Children’s Home during the entire year.  The usual procedure for the Food Drive is for teams of Children’s Home volunteers to…

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Merci Beaucoup!

Merci Beaucoup!  Thank You! Welcome to Emmanuel 2014 Looking for the Light Thank you to the many hands and voices that worked to make this year’s Welcome to Emmanuel such a special and uplifting experience. Our Hostesses and Hosts beautified their tables and gave a glow to our celebration. Our members prepared wonderful food that…

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Looking for the Light

“Looking for the Light” is the theme for this year’s Welcome to Emmanuel Dinner. Invite a friend to join us at 6:00pm on Sunday, September 7, as the Emmanuel family enjoys the fellowship of a meal together. After the meal stay to enjoy the concert of our own Emmanuel Gospel Choir directed by Scott Sontag…

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Living in the Light

“But if we walk in the light as he himself is in the light, we have fellowship with one another.”   (I John 1:7) From our very first breath, our world centers upon the ever-changing variation of darkness and light. One of God’s first commands was “Let there be light.” Jesus entered our darkness and became…

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