Serving Others in Our Community

For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home. Matthew 25:35. This is the scripture that many members of Emmanuel’s Adults on Mission group are seeing fulfilled during the time they spend each month volunteering at…

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.…

LOVE is the Greatest of These…

How big is your heart? I’ve heard of hearts breaking, feeling empty and even of people who seem heartless. In the last several years, God has shown me the fulfillment of His promise of scripture that “Three things will last forever – faith, hope, and love – and the greatest of these is love” 1…

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…

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…