LAFAYETTE – Nationally-known family humorist Charles Petty is to speak at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 at First Baptist Lafayette. Steve Horn is pastor.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Eastern Louisiana Baptist Association plans a ministers conference for 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 10 at First Baptist Denham Springs. David E. Brown is director of missions.
WALKER – Walker Baptist invites all men to attend their Men’s Ministry Day, Retooled for Jesus, at 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8. Featured speakers to be Marty Haggard, Richard Blue, Jerry Carpenter, Steve Adcox and Richard Wales. The registration fee is $20 which includes a light breakfast and lunch. Child care is available. Richard Blue is pastor.
LORANGER – Living Waters Baptist Assembly is the site for a Spa Day Get Away set for 9 a.m. through 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Praise and worship, dramas, Bible study, Suds Hands Pampering and spa treatments are on the schedule of activities. The cost is $12 per person or $10 per person with groups of 8 or more. Registration deadline is Sept. 12.
NEW ORLEANS – Ridgecrest on the River is planned for 9 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. The theme is Embracing Excellence.
ALEXANDRIA – Emmanuel Baptist plans three sessions of conversation about various faith traditions. Rabbi Arny Task will lead the first to be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10. Chris Thacker is pastor.
SHREVEPORT – Summer Grove Baptist is the site of the scheduled Connection ‘07 Equipping Bible Study Leaders 8:30 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.
SULPHUR – Financial Peace University fall semester at First Baptist is to begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11. David Holder is pastor.
MONROE – Ridge Avenue Baptist is offering Language/Citizenship Classes to begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5. John Yeats is interim pastor.
LONGVILLE – “The Big Event” is set at First Baptist for women ages18 and up Saturday, Sept. 22. Tickets are $15 prior to registration deadline of Sept. 9. Late registration fee is $25 per person. Stuart Graves is pastor.
JENA – “A Woman’s Heart” Bible study at First Baptist is to begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11. Dominick C. DiCarlo Jr. is pastor.
LEESVILLE – “Chocolate Boutique” ladies retreat is planned by East Leesville Baptist for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14 – 15 at Tall Timbers. Gil Arthur is pastor.
MINDEN – First Minden is to begin a new year of “Celebrate Recovery” with a barbecue planned for Tuesday, Sept. 18. Wayne DuBose is pastor.
RUBY – Cross Branded Cowboy Church, a ministry of Pine Grove Baptist has scheduled a Cowboy worship service at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Dwayne Rogers is pastor.
BATON ROUGE – Woodlawn Baptist is hosting its first annual Missions Golf Tournament, Monday, Sept. 24 at the Santa Maria Golf Course. The international missions trip fund raiser entry fee is $500 or $450 for a team of four prior to Sept. 15. Tommy G. Middleton is pastor.
DRY CREEK – A Senior Adult Retreat is set at Dry Creek Baptist Camp Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 24 – 25. Jerry Masters and Bill Thorn to speak; Jim Reynolds and Margie Nell Walker, music. Southern Station to be featured at the event.
ALEXANDRIA – Men’s Steak Night at Parkview Baptist is planned for 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Reservations only. Tickets are $15 per member and $10 per guest. David Shaw is pastor.
ST. FRANCISVILLE – Financial Peace sessions are set at First Baptist for Sundays in Sept. at 1 p.m. Joe Ratcliff is pastor.
WINNSBORO – Harry Boyd, pastor of First Baptist, will conclude his sermon series entitled “Politics Worthy of the Gospel” at 10:55 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Volunteers are needed for the Family Resource Clinic of Hebron Baptist which sponsors reading instruction for its clients. Joe Alain is pastor.
WALKER – Judson Baptist is to host the Eastern Louisiana Baptist Association Missions Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. Merelin McCon is pastor.
SHREVEPORT – Emmanuel Baptist has planned a ladies night out featuring comedienne Jinny Hinson and Holy Laughter at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. The cost is $10 and nursery provided. Bill Stowell is pastor.
BATON ROUGE – The 24-session Men’s Fraternity: The Quest for Authentic Manhood is to start at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 at First Baptist.
Subjects to be studied include “A Definition of Authentic Manhood,” “Plotting a Personal Course to Manhood,” “Deepening the Marriage Relationship,” “Raising Sons and Daughters,” and more.
BAKER – A Music Reading Workshop is set at First Baptist for 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 with LifeWay conducting. Marvin Smith is minister of music. Dennis Allen is pastor.
ZWOLLE – Toledo Bend Baptist Resort Ministries has planned a volunteer banquet for Saturday, Sept. 22. Mary L. Gore is the resort missionary.