Community Announcement

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 5, 2008

Lutheran Church of the Galiliean announces advent and Christmas schedule

The Lutheran Church of the Galilean at 3404 Highway 51, LaPlace wishes to extend a open invitation to all residents of the St. John the Baptist Parish to their scheduled worship services for Advent beginning Wednesday evening, December 3 beginning at 6 PM with a light sandwich / soup dinner followed by worship at 7 PM. Each of the following Wednesday evenings, December 10 and 17, there will be dinners and worship services at the same times as above … also open to the public.

On Wednesday evening, December 24, at 7PM there will be a candle light worship service to celebrate the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. This is worship service is also open to the public.

The following morning, December 25, at 10AM there will a special Christmas Day service of songs and readings to continue the celebration of the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ. This worship service is also open to the public.

For more information about the church and it’s ministry and outreach — call the church at 985-652-8700; or, call the Rev. Kenneth Shuman, pastor, at 985-351-4085 or 225-209-0940. Further information can be viewed by checking out the church’s website —; or, by emailing the church at




11:00 am to 1:00 pm

3535 HWY 18 (RIVER ROAD)


Adults and Children – $6.00

$8.00 at the door

Checks should be received by Wednesday, December 17th, and should be made payable to “St. Joseph Plantation” or call with credit card information (Visa/MC) for more information, please call 225-265-4078 or email us at

Story telling, Crafts, Games, and much more

Papa Noel will be available for picture taking!

Gift shop will be Open

Ride with Papa Noel atop Vacherie’s antique fire truck!!

Parents and Grandparents, bring your cameras

There will be lots of holiday photo ops!

Our Lady of Grace Catholic School Christmas play

Our Lady of Grace Catholic School Christmas play will be held on December 17, 2008 in the school’s gym at 6 p.m.

St. John Parish Library showing Christmas movies

The Central branch will celebrate the holiday season with a series of family oriented Christmas movies. Join us as we present “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas”, starring Disney’s characters, including Mickey Mouse on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:30 p.m. On Thursday, December 18th, we will show “The Muppet Christmas Carol” also at 6:30 p.m. Families are invited to come out and enjoy these timeless classics. Refreshments will be served. These movies are free and open to the public. For more information, call Roberta August at (985) 652-6857, ext 102.