New Zion Baptist Church presents "Cradle to a Cross" drama: Folsom Town Talk

November 29, 2014 - Picnic Time

One of a community’s fantastic holiday events is a 12th annual outside display of “Cradle to a Cross” during New Zion Baptist Church from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on a evenings of Dec. 5, Dec. 6 and Dec. 7. The church is located 5 miles easterly of Folsom.
This giveaway event, that is noticed from your automobile or truck, will execute a life and method of Christ Jesus from a angel’s revisit to Mary to a rebirth and ascension, all of that is presented by a vast expel of people and a few animals in poignant scenes.

In a 12th annual “Cradle to a Cross” during New Zion Baptist Church nearby Barker’s Corner, Greg and Shannon Jenkins (in a middle) are assimilated on a set by their sons, Mason and Chase Jenkins. 

Visitors will perspective a manger stage with live animals and several scenes with a mature Jesus behaving miracles, branch over tables during a temple, during a Last Supper, confronting Pontius Pilate, followed by a crucifixion and resurrection. According to New Zion Baptist Church member Jan Gagnon, a eventuality has spin a family tradition that draws visitors from opposite southeast Louisiana.
“Families are pier into cars, trucks and even buses to see this moving, vital drama,” Jan Gagnon said. “Once here, they stand into a behind of their trucks and watch a play unfold.”
Gagnon combined that there is an audio lane that can be listened if we spin on your radio to a specific channel. Gate managers share sum about this with everybody who comes through. Another choice is to keep a windows down, if a continue cooperates, and we will hear some of a discourse from several of a scenes.

There is no assign for this smashing event, though donations are gratefully accepted.
New Zion Baptist Church is located during 17387 New Zion Church Road, 5 miles easterly of Folsom and 12 miles north of Covington, usually off Louisiana 40. For information, call a church during 985.892.4711 or visit for finish directions.
Second Annual Craft Show during Bogue Chitto State Park
The village is invited to a second annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during a Bogue Chitto State Park on Dec. 13. The park is 10 miles north of Folsom.
Vendors from opposite a northshore will be showcasing their best creations, all of that make singular domestic holiday gifts, and there will be a raffle for a $150 Walmart present card.
The eventuality is hosted by a Friends of Bogue Chitto State Park, a tiny organisation of volunteers who work around a year to fill in gaps not lonesome by a park’s budget. Over a final few years a organisation has remade inlet trails, softened a equestrian route and combined route markers.
Local vendors, such as Honey Rock Furniture, see a eventuality as an eventuality to uncover their products to a internal community.

Some of a equipment for sale embody flashy T-shirts, domestic wreaths, potion bird feeders, homemade soaps and lotions, bows for small girls, plants, kettle corn, and one businessman will be doing elaboration on a spot.
Other vendors will be offered equipment such as aflame outside holiday yard decorations, Swarovski crystals, domestic jewelry, crocheted gifts, and jams and jellies.
A few vendors will be offered excellent art, including a brew of prints from strange works. Some of a subjects are birds among wisteria, a ceramic and lead pitcher still life and a pelican in moody and a heron in a lagoon scene.
There will be food and drinks for sale including epicurean coffee, prohibited dogs, chili, chips, nachos, Mexican cheese shells, soothing drinks and desserts.
There is copiousness of room for additional crafters if we would like to attend in this annual event. Call 985.795.1035 for some-more information.
“All of a income we lift from a crafters counter fees and concessions goes directly behind into a park,” pronounced Nancy Woodard, President of a Friends of Bogue Chitto State Park.
The qualification uncover will be hold in a vast organisation stay assembly room, that is easy to locate once in a park. There is copiousness of giveaway parking and a gatekeeper will be blissful to yield directions.
According to Woodard, a eventuality is a good approach to emporium for holiday gifts and spend some time during a park, that has a abounding medium from a scenic Bogue Chitto River to countless inlet trails, cruise areas with barbeque grills, and an equestrian trail.
The usually cost to attend is a $2 per chairman park opening fee. Entrance price is waived for seniors 62 or comparison and children 3 and under.
The park is located 10 miles north of Folsom during 17049 State Park Blvd., Franklinton.
Hunter Sparkman Concert Dec. 7
Nashville proprietor Hunter Sparkman will lead morning ceremony use during First Baptist Church in Folsom during 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 7 and will perform in unison during 6 p.m. a same day.
Sparkman is a obvious gospel thespian with an general following around his appearances on You Tube.
Sparkman is a song apportion and ceremony personality during girl and college events. He is also a lead vocalist for a Blackwood Legacy, that travels a nation pity a brew of normal southern gospel with nation gospel and ceremony music. The village is invited to join a assemblage during both a morning use and dusk concert.
If we have a holiday eventuality open to a open or outside holiday lighting you’d like a open to view, greatfully call me during 985.630-2599 so we can embody a information in my subsequent Folsom column.
Amy Althans is a Folsom resident. If we have news about Folsom and surrounding communities, call her during 985.630.2599.

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