Goldonna News – Easter Edition

Hippity Hoppity, Easter is on its way! That means the bunny is on his way to Goldonna Town Hall Saturday, April 8th at 10:00am. There will be an Egg Hunt and picture time with the Bunny! If you would like to get involved and help make this event a success you can donate plastic eggs, small wrapped candy or plastic egg fillables, cookies for refreshments or you can donate cash for prize eggs. These donations can be dropped off at the store anytime through Friday evening, April 7th.

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. There is no charge for admission. The church is also having Easter Sunday Services at 10:00 on April 9th. Everyone is invited.

The Natchitoches Area Fire District 2 will be holding a fundraiser on June 10, 2023. They will be hosting their First Annual Poker Run. The poker run will cover miles and miles of scenic terrain with several checkpoints along the way where participants will draw playing cards, to build their poker hand. Prizes will be awarded for the top three hands and there will be door prizes as well as a “Split the Pot”. Complimentary water will be available at every checkpoint. There will be a Fried Fish Lunch available for the low cost of $10 per plate. Non-participants will be allowed to purchase meals too. The ride begins at 8:00am and concludes at 5:00pm at the final drawing spot in Goldonna. You must be 21 years or older to participate in the Poker Game.

All proceeds will benefit the Volunteer Fire Department and its tireless efforts in keeping the community safe. You can pre-register for $20 from now until June 3rd. After that, the fee will be $30.

For more information, you can contact Candace Smith (318-471-0704), Mason Rachal (318-471-8636), or Rachel Chesser (318-663-2964)

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, t-shirts, undies, socks
September wipes, makeup, hair clips, maxi-pads, solid deodorant
October Christmas Stockings, Christmas Cards
November Packing Party

Pastor Dupree extends an invitation to their Easter Sunday Service at Goldonna Baptist Church. Services begins at 7:00am. Breakfast and an egg hunt will follow. No Sunday evening services on this day.

There will also be no Sunday evening Bible Study on April 9th nor April 16th. Studying the book of Acts will resume on April 23rd at 5:00pm with Brother Wiley Cole. 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 have their Easter Sunday Service at the regular time of 10:30am. The church is also hosting an “Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Prayer Breakfast” on Saturday, May 6th. Breakfast will be served at 8:00am. The prayer service will begin at 9:00am with Brother Wade Smith as the featured 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 school has also announced Kindergarten Graduation will be held on May 22, 2023 at 9:00am and the 8th grade Graduation will be held at 6:00pm.

The school will be closed for Spring Break from April 3rd thru April 10th. Students will return on April 11th.

If you have news to include please email Reba Phelps at