Goldonna News: March 15, 2023

Spring has sprung in the Village of Goldonna. The trees are taking on a light shade of green and there are flowers buds galore. The Christmas in the Park Committee held their fish fry fundraiser last weekend and it was a huge success, as always. The whole community pitched in and made it another year to remember.

The Goldonna Assembly of God Youth Group has announced they will present “The Life of Jesus”. This will take place on Friday, April 7th and Saturday April 8th at 7:00pm. This will be a Silhouette Performance which has become a local favorite. The church is located at 108 Talley Street, downtown Goldonna.

Goldonna Baptist Church is laying the groundwork to have the biggest year of Operation Christmas Child that the Goldonna community has ever seen. Pastor Dupree recently announced the following donation schedule:
March Toothbrushes & floss
April Toys (cards, dominos, jump ropes, small musical instruments, matchbox cars
May Hard plastic cups, bowls, utensils
June Sewing kits and multi tools
July School supplies, pencil cases, notebooks, crayons, coloring books
August Hats/caps, tshirts, undies, socks
September wipes, makeup, hair clips, maxi-pads, solid deodorant
October Christmas Stockings, Christmas Cards
November Packing Party

Pastor Dupree extends the invitation to the area churches and the entire community. He also invited everyone to attend the packing party as well. This is when you see all of the hard work that was dedicated during the year come to fruition.

Every Sunday evening at 5:00pm, Mr. Wiley Cole will be teaching an in-depth Bible Study at GBC. Kingdom Kids is still going strong every Wednesday night. Mark your calendars! The church will also be holding a 5th Sunday Singing on April 30th with food and fellowship to follow.

Pastor George Procell, River of Life Family Worship Center, announces that their church will host an “Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Prayer Breakfast” on Saturday, April 8th, at 8:00am. Brother Wade Smith will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to enjoy a hot breakfast and fellowship with their brothers in Christ. For more information be sure and visit the event page on the church’s Facebook page.

The Healthy Living Club at Goldonna Elementary Junior High will be hosting a “Take Down Tobacco Week” from March 27-31. For $1 a day the students can dress down and donate the money to the club. The Wildcat and Lady Wildcat ball teams will be having their Spring Fundraisers. Please contact the school’s office at 318-727-9449 for more information on the “Egg my Yard” and “Easter Desserts” fundraisers.

Pre-K enrollment will be held March 16th from 9am until 11am at the school. Make plans to attend so you can be guaranteed a spot.

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