Calendar Of Events

St. Matthew announces 40 Days of Praying, Caring, Sharing, Caring & Fasting Ash Wednesday

WHEN: Wednesday, February 18, 2015  -  Sunday, March 29, 2015

WHERE: St. Matthew Church, 500 South 7th Street, Monroe, LA., Elder Jimmie Ervin, Jr., Pastor

February 18, 2015 Palm Sunday, March 29, 2014. You are invited to pray with us. Seeking God for our City 2015 Prayer Every Wednesday from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. St. Matthew Daily Prayer Conference Call 12:00 – 12:30 Phone: 1-712-775-7031 Meeting ID # 444 653 577#.

Please be advised that the Monroe Fire Department, in conjunction with the Water Distribution Department, will be conducting citywide fire hydrant flow testing.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 18, 2015  -  Sunday, March 08, 2015

WHERE: The City of Monroe

The testing will begin Wednesday, February, 18, 2015, and will last through Friday, May 8, 2015, from 8:30am until 4:00pm Monday through Friday. These tests are necessary to ensure proper operation of the fire hydrant as well as to ensure a sufficient supply of water in the event of a fire emergency in your area. During these times residents may see a mild fluctuation in water pressure and the possibility of discolored water. To minimize problems that might occur we ask that you check your water supply thoroughly before cooking or doing laundry. If you experience discolored water please call 329-2385 immediately so that the problem may be resolved as soon as possible.

The Renwick Addition Community Reunion - Slated for this coming Summer, 2015 -

WHEN: Thursday, February 19, 2015  -  Friday, May 01, 2015

WHERE: Monroe, LA

Let’s get together! · We’ll celebrate good times! · Come out and enjoy fabulous food, fun, and friends! · We’ll reconnect with former friends and neighbors! · We’ll meet and greet new acquaintances! · Let’s be sure to reconnect with former friends and neighbors!

Renewal, Inc. and CTB offering 1st Time Homebuyer Workshop:

WHEN: Saturday, February 21, 2015  -  Saturday, February 28, 2015

WHERE: The Lighthouse Church, 513 Sunnyside Dr. in Monroe

Monroe, LA-Renewal, Inc. and Community Trust Bank will be partnering to sponsor an upcoming 1st Time Homebuyer Course. The dates of the 2-day event are Saturday, February 21 and Saturday, February 28, 2015. The event will be held from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm both days. This program is free to the public and will be held at The Lighthouse Church, 513 Sunnyside Dr. in Monroe; Bishop Alvin B. Walker, pastor. All classes require advance registration. Certificates of completion (sometimes required for down payment assistance programs) will be provided for each participant that completes the 2-day course. If you are thinking of buying a home, make plans to attend this event. Seating is limited and the registration deadline is Friday, February 20, 2015. To register for the event, visit For more information, call 38-387-2999.
Sunday, February 22, 2015

Mt. Calvary will be honoring the McKinney Family for 29 years

WHEN: Sunday, February 22, 2015  -  Sunday, March 01, 2015

WHERE: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 913 Beverly St. Monroe, La.

Come join us in celebrating Glenn and Dottie McKinney 29th Pastor & Wife Anniversary at 2:00 pm with a Pre-Anniversary this Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 12:00 pm with special guest Pastor Kevin Williams of St. Mary Congregational Church of Abbeville La. And Thursday night with Jesus Holy Temple and Pastor Charlie Robinson come and share it with us.

The Rayville Rosenwald/Eula D. Britton Alumni Association is inviting everyone to attend its Open House

WHEN: Saturday, February 28, 2015

WHERE: The Alumni Center

From 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., at 103 Cotton St, in Rayville, LA. The Alumni Center is the former gymnasium and the last remaining building from Rayville Colored/Rosenwald Rosenwald/Eula D. Britton High School. Please join us to see the many improvements and additions that have been made to the Alumni Center. You will view the history of the school along with photos and class rosters. We invite you to become a member of the Alumni Association and will be accepting membership dues during the Open House, and at any time. You don’t have to be a graduate or have attended the school in order to become a member. We accept all who wish to preserve the legacy of this historic institution. For more information, please contact Elaine Coleman at 318-397-9165.

Renaissance Committee Grand Marshal Black History Parade!

WHEN: Saturday, February 28, 2015

WHERE: The City of Monroe

Line up at 7:00 a.m. Parade begins at 10:00 a.m.

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