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11th Annual Bayou Classic Christian Fellowship of SWLA

The Evangelism Ministry of Zion Tabernacle Baptist Church will host its 11th annual "Bayou Classic Christian Fellowship of Southwest Louisiana" on Saturday, November 19-20, 2016. The purpose of this fellowship is to further the gospel of Jesus Christ and assist area youth and young adults in making career and educational choices.

We invite you to participate in all activities. However, we extend a special request to you to be a part of the Parade/Career Fair on Saturday, November 19, 2016.

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, November 19
Parade - 11 a.m.
Career Fair - Immediately following the parade

Sunday, November 20
Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service - 11 a.m. - The guest speaker will be Rev. Dr. M. Christopher Brown II, Executive Vice President and Provost, Southern University and A&M College System


The planned activities are as follows:
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Parade line-up will begin Saturday at 9:30 a.m. going East on Fitzenreiter Road, turning South onto Simmons Street near the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center. Parade entry fee is $10.00 for one entry and $20.00 for multiple group entries. All music must be gospel or patriotic. Awards will be presented for the best-decorated float and the runner-up. 

 The parade will proceed South on Simmons to Moeling, West on Moeling to Prater, South on Prater to Opelousas, West on Opelousas to Shattuck, North on Shattuck, and ending at ZTBC at 910 N. Shattuck. 

Immediately following the parade, a college and career field will be held with in-state and out of state schools represented. There will be an outdoor performing arts stage, kids zone, car and motorcycle show, basketball skills competition, vendor booths, and free food in a tailgating type atmosphere. You are encouraged to bring your own lawn chairs.

Sunday, November 20, 2016
The celebration continues on Sunday with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. followed by worship service at 11:00 a.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Dr. M. Christopher Brown II, Executive Vice President and Provost, Southern University and A&M College System.

11th Annual Bayou Classic Christian Fellowship of SWLA
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  • Starting: Sat.- 11:00 AM & Sun.- 9:30 AM
  • Zion Tabernacle Baptist Church
  • Free
  • (337) 436-6627
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