ON THE MOVE
There will be a Commissioning Service this Sunday, May 6 for Matthew Beisel, the new pastor Sharon Baptist Church in Port Allen. This is Beisel’s first pastorate and he will be commissioned by Glen Wagnon, acting interim and Randy Osbourne of the Greater Baton Rouge Baptist Association. Beisel, his wife Haleigh and their two children, Edith & Elliot, are coming to Sharon from Coral Springs, Florida. The church will celebrate the occasion with a “pounding” for the Pastor’s family and a covered dish luncheon.
Matt, wife Erin, Mallette and his wife Erin is the new youth minister at Unity Baptist Church, Deville.
Kenneth, wife Peep, Austin is the new interim pastor at The Church at Marksville.
Jerry Penfield has resigned as pastor at First Baptist Church, Zwolle.
Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans: Spring Revival, May 7-8, each night 6-9 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Pastor: Fred Luter.
Franklinton Area Senior Adult Revival, “A Clean Heart Revival,” May 7-11; Monday, Hillcrest Baptist Church, Franklinton, Speaker: Michael Thomas; Tuesday, Bethel Baptist Church, Franklinton, Speaker: Mike Stafford; Thursday, Bogue Chitto, Mt. Hermon, Speaker: Joey Miller, Friday, First Baptist Church, Franklinton, Speaker: Breaux Tageant.
Beulah Baptist Church, Many: Revival, May 13-16, Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: Kenneth Leach, Sr.
First Baptist Church, Ruston: National Day of Prayer, May 3, 7 p.m. Concord Baptist Association will hold a special prayer service at First Ruston for people to pray for their church, their community, and the country. Pastor: Chris Craig.
First Baptist Church, Lafayette will host a National Day of Prayer luncheon May 3 at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. They will be praying for America, especially the leadership and citizens of our city, community, state, and nation to make wise biblical decisions. Pastor: Steve Horn.
First Baptist Church, Hornbeck: National Day of Prayer Prayer Walk at Hornbeck Town Hall, May 4, Noon. Refreshments will be provided after walk. Pastor: Jack Bell.
13th Annual Toledo Bend Fishing Derby, May 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., San Miguel Park beach area, Ages 3-15. Preschoolers must have a parent or guardian present. School-age children groups must have one adult for each 5 children. Bring a fishing pole or rod & reel and bait. A complimentary lunch will be provide. For more information, call Mary Gore at 318.452.9731 or Danny Warmack at 318.315.0713.
Philadelphia Baptist Church, Deville: Community-wide service for National Day of Prayer, May 3, 6:30 p.m. The community is invited to come together the National Day of Prayer with a powerful prayer and praise service. Pastors and churches are invited to come together to praise the name of our Lord, to pray and to act His blessings on the nation. Pastor: Philip Robertson.
Inaugural Youth Bass Tournament, May 5, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Weigh-in at 1:30 p.m. at Toledo Bend Resoort Ministries (3840 Carters Ferry Road, Zwolle). For additional information and rules, call Toleo Bend Baptist Resort Ministry at 318.645.6601 or Mary Gore at 318.452.9731 or Danny Warmack at 318.315.0713.
First Baptist Church, Pineville: First@First Business Leader Luncheon, May 7, noon. Speaker: Erin Stokes, principal at Pineville Elementary. Cost: $10 and you may pay at the door. Please RSVP to Stewart Holloway (email@example.com.) Pastor: Stewart Holloway.
First Baptist Church, Tallulah: An Evening with Hank, May 9, 6 p.m. Speaker: Hank Parker is a noted TV personality, outdoorsman, and BASS angler who has a wonderful testimony to share. For more information, call the church at 318.574.3737. Pastor: Jason McGuffie.
First Baptist Church, New Orleans: Men’s Golf Tournament, May 19, 1-5:30 p.m. at the Joe Bartholomew Golf Course. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost: $45. For more information or to sign up, contact Taylor.Rutland@fbno.org.
Cross Branded Cowboy Church, Pineville: Southern Revelation Gospel group in concert, May 21, 6 p.m. For more information or to book Southern Revelation, call Mark Goodman at 318.450.0768. Pastor: Herb Dickerson.
Bobby Dunn, 80, of Dry Prong, passed away Monday, April 16, at Rapides Regional Medical Center. He was a minister at Fairfield Baptist Church in Dry Prong and a retired parts manager in the automotive industry. He was preceded in death by his children, Bobby Andrew Dunn, Stacy Lynn Dunn, and Shannon Kaye Dunn and his wife of 35 years, Annie Lea Dunn. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Joyce Dunn; grandson, Nathan Lucas; stepson, Alvin M. Packard, Sr.; daughter in law, Jenny Packard; stepson, Timothy D. Packard; granddaughter, Sara Chea Packard; grandson, Zach Packard, grandson, Alvin Packard, Jr.; grandson, Caleb Packard as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.