Calendar Of Events

“Last Seven Sayings of Christ on the Cross”

WHEN: Friday, April 18, 2014

WHERE: St. Luke Missionary B.C.

St. Luke Missionary B.C. Sr. Choir presents at 7:00 p.m. Rev. Dennis R. Martin, St., Pastor. Church Theme: “What special things the Lord may bring in 2014. Theme: “Reconciled”

Good Friday Holiday Closures:

WHEN: Friday, April 18, 2014

WHERE: City of Monroe

Mayor Jamie Mayo and the Monroe City Council announce the following City of Monroe Good Friday Holiday closures. Monroe City Hall, Monroe City Court, Monroe City Marshals, Monroe Community Centers, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe Transit and Monroe Civic Center.

Two churches together offer Community Block Party:

WHEN: Friday, April 18, 2014

WHERE: 700 S. 6th Street

St. James United Methodist Church and Martin Temple CME sponsor a Carnival Theme Block Party to be held from 12 pm - 2 pm with games, food, prizes, and a Egg Hunt for all ages. There will also be a food giveaway to the first 70 people. For information about the event, call 318-596-9266.

Seven Last Sayings of Christ program

WHEN: Friday, April 18, 2014

WHERE: Bethel Baptist Church

The Associate Ministers of Bethel Baptist Church present at 6:30 p.m. Join us for powerful worship in the Word and in song!

Youth and Young Adult presents an Easter Praise

WHEN: Saturday, April 19, 2014

WHERE: St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 3507 Church St., Monroe

At 6:00 p.m. featuriing St. Luke Youth and Young Adult in Concert and St. Luke Lyrical Dancers. Special guest: The Unlimited Brothers.

Wedding Announcement:

WHEN: Saturday, April 19, 2014

WHERE: Unknown

Lake Charles, Louisiana - Amber Harmon - the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Harmon, Kinder, LA to Michael “MJ” Allen, Jr., the he son of the late Pastor Billy Givens (Ernestine),and Michael Allen. The grandson of the late Deacon Roosevelt Willis (Louise), and Georgia Mae Allen all of Monroe, Louisiana. Both are graduates from McNeese University, Lake Charles, LA.

Sirone Hawkins & United Mime Ministry presents We Are One Mime and Praise Dance Conference

WHEN: Saturday, April 19, 2014

WHERE: Brighter Day Ministries, 323 Plum St., Monroe, LA., Theris Clark, Pastor.

8:00 a.m.- registration 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Mime and Dance Workshop Session 11:00 a.m. Workshop/Rap Session on “The Ministry of Dance” Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. We Are One Mime & Praise Dancers Concert will be at 6:00 p.m. Brighter Day Ministries Special Guest Pastor Seane Kelley & Victory, New Jerusalem Praise Team, and featuring We Are One Mime and Praise Dance. For more information call: (318) 512-5863.

Southern University Alumni Scholarship:

WHEN: Saturday, April 19, 2014

WHERE: Southern University

The Southern University Alumni Federation Monroe Chapter is awarding scholarships to high school graduating seniors. The scholarships are available to graduating seniors who are residents of Caldwell, Franklin, Ouachita, Richland or Union Parishes who have been accepted for admission to Southern University. Scholarship information and applications can be obtained by contacting Dilcie Green at 387-9888, Emma Jones at 381-4213 or Berdinia Ludley at 512-2825. The deadline for submission of applications is April 19, 2014.

“Rocking the block for Jesus”:

WHEN: Saturday, April 19, 2014

WHERE: Lida Benton Park, 3317 Lee Ave., Monroe

Welcome to our Annual Fellowship and Fun Day at the Park. It will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Theme: Awake Up Call. We are asking all of our Pastors, Parents, Friends and Civic Leaders for your help in making this day a successful one for a great cause. Will you please support us by donating one of the following items: Hot Dogs, Buns, Chips or Soft Drinks. Please contact: Min. Devon Hall at 318-381-2061; Jeanette Modicue at 318-307-2391 or Johnnie Thomas at 318-547-8536. Thanking you in advance. May God continue to richly bless each and every one of you.

Sunrise service

WHEN: Sunday, April 20, 2014

WHERE: Trenton Baptist Church, 2117 Cypress St., West Monroe, La., Rev. L.R. Martin, Pastor.

Rev. Seane T. Kelley, Speaker. Breakfast will be served following service. Sunday School-9:20 am and Morning Worship- 10:30 am.

Sunrise Services

WHEN: Sunday, April 20, 2014

WHERE: Greater Free Gift B. C., 165 Bypass S. Bishop Rodney McFarland Sr. is Pastor.

At 6 a.m.; Youth Presentation at 8:30 a.m.; Regular Morning Worship and Holy Communion at 9:55 a.m. Parade of hats during morning service. Award given to the prettiest hat.

2014 Historic Family Reunion for Murray and Mayes Descendants

WHEN: Friday, July 11, 2014  -  Sunday, July 13, 2014

WHERE: Monroe, LA

George Murray, Sr. and Lule Mae Smith Murray and Cleveland Mayes and Genia Mae Mayes Historic Family Reunion will be in Monroe, Louisiana on July 11-13, 2014. If you are Family Members -Murray, Murry, Mury, Jenkins, Smith, Drummond, Breaux, Sheppard, Thread, Thomas, Harris, Madison, Hamilton, Wooton, Mayes Rembert, Dixon, Ranson, Honeycutt, Tidwell, Adams, Walker M’Gough, Hackney, Alford, Mills, Hill, Love, Lindsey, Simon, Bird, Lottonbass, Elmore, Jackson, Kent, McCoy, Griffin Burge. For more information-2014 Historic Family Reunion Joylean Murray Thompson-318-235-8024 or Facebook Tessa Turner, Vickie Harris, Herbert Harris, Sr., Dianie Murray, Katherina Johnson.

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