Missions with Roots at Home & Abroad

Adults on Mission is one of Emmanuel’s many groups that focus on missions locally, regionally, statewide, nationally and around the world. Volunteering time at Main Street Mission is just one of the many ways that this group seeks to impact others for Christ. Another focus for this group is the “Mission of the Month,” where…

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Being His Hands and Feet

Every man, woman and child needs a place to go where they can feel safe, comfortable and enjoy a nutritious meal – this is Gloria Wall’s perspective about the work being done at Main Street Mission in Pineville. Gloria is one of many people who are part of the “Adults on Mission” group at Emmanuel.…

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Taste of Louisiana

6 p.m. Thursday, February 27 Emmanuel Baptist Church – Downtown Alexandria 430 Jackson Street (corner of 4th & Jackson) Family-friendly event with Carnival atmosphere! Louisiana Tasting Buffet, Silent Auction, Live Music and more to benefit the children at Emmanuel Day School! We will have float rides, games and face painting in addition to horse and…

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Help fill an urgent need!

Clothing for men, young men and boys are desperately needed in our local community. Because of this need, the February Mission of the Month at Emmanuel will focus on meeting the need for these items. CASUAL clothes only please, dress clothes are not needed. Items like jeans, T-shirts, jackets, work boots and athletic shoes are…

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Animal Farm Fun

Chickens, rabbits, turkeys, geese, goats, sheep, and a horse named Ol’ Yeller were many of the highlights enjoyed by first through sixth graders on Emmanuel’s Animal Farm trip last week. A total of 27 children and 10 adults enjoyed a day on Martha Petrus’ 600-acre farm full of open pastures, animals and fruit trees. Beautiful…

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Yoga is for Everyone

From My View… By: Lyndon Marcotte   There are as many reasons why people begin a yoga practice as there are different ways to practice. I first tried meditation as way of coping with chronic illness and stress a few years ago. After a few months my symptoms improved, and something else happened that I…

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Benevolance Ministry: Acting Locally

From My View… By: Lee Weems   Compassion is the driving force behind helping others. Jesus was asked the question, “Who is my neighbor?” The wise teacher did not offer land barriers but expanded the view of the young man to people. When we observe the Lord’s Supper, we receive a Benevolence offering. At the…

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