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ON THE MOVE
Larry Baldridge, pastor of Bayou Life Baptist Church, Cottonport, is the new worship pastor at First Baptist Church, Abbeville.
Westside Emmanuel Baptist Church, Bogalusa: 70th Homecoming, February 9, 10:30 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will follow the morning worship service. Speaker: Marcus Rosa. There will also be testimonies by charter members and former staff. Music: Waylon Mills and the Westside worship band. Special Music: Reunion choir and orchestra. The day will include celebration of baptisms. Pastor: Marcus Rosa.
First Baptist Church, Haynesville: Revival, January 27-30, Sunday, 10:45 a.m. & 7 p.m; Monday-Wednesday, 7 p.m. Meals each night will be in the Family Life Center at 6 p.m. Evangelist: The Lisembys. Bring your friends, family and the lost for a week of uplifting music, and encouraging preaching of salvation. Pastor: Jeff Tinsley.
Parkview Baptist Church, Tallulah: Family Crusade, February 10-13. Evangelist: 2TALK42 Ministries. Pastor: Jason Lupo.
Deer Creek Baptist Association, Winnsboro: Cluster Revivals, February 17-22. Deer Creek Baptist Association will host cluster Revivals in 12 churches in Franklin Parish. There will be six churches in the north Franklin Parish area and six churches in the south Franklin Parish area. Evangelist: Rubin Weaver, pastor of Antioch Baptist Church, Farmerville (northern churches); Gevan Spinney, pastor of First Baptist Church, Haughton (southern churches). North Franklin Parish – Sunday, 6:30 p.m., Crockett Point Baptist Church, Crowville; Monday, 7 p.m., Temple Baptist Church, Winnsboro; Tuesday, 7 p.m., Harmony Baptist Church, Delhi; Wednesday, 7 p.m., Baskin Baptist Church; Thursday, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Crowville; Friday, 7 p.m., Friendship Baptist Church, Baskin. South Franklin Parish – Sunday, 6 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, Gilbert; Monday, 7 p.m., Fort Necessity Baptist Church; Tuesday, 7 p.m., South Central Baptist Church, Wisner; Wednesday, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Winnsboro; Thursday, 7 p.m., Chase Baptist Church, Friday, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church Wisner. Director of Missions: Eddie Rhymes, Deer Creek Baptist Association.
Alton Achord available for supply work. He may be reached at 318.715.8874.
Trinity Baptist Church, Oakdale is giving away 34 choir robes for anyone with a need. They are light blue in color with a dark blue collar. For more information, call Kenneth Hebert at 318.491.2693.
First Baptist Church, Covington: Kirk Cameron’s Living Room Reset with Matt Hammitt, January 24, 7 p.m. Cost: www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1781914. Pastor: Waylon Bailey.
Cypress Baptist Church, Benton: ManUp Men’s Conference, January 25, 5 p.m. Guest Speaker: Hugh Freeze. Join hundreds of men as we gather to hear former Ole Miss head football coach and recently named Liberty University football coach Hugh Freeze. Please join us at 5 p.m. for a catfish supper in the Field House; the program will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Worship Center. Pastor: John Fream.
First Baptist Church, Broussard: Polar Blast Children’s event, January 25-26, Friday, 6 – 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – noon. This event is for children in grades 1-5. Come join us for snappy Bible adventures, icy games, snowy snacks, and frosty projects with a purpose and learn about God’s Word. Register online at: http://fbcbroussard.com/connect-with-us/polar-blast-registration. Pastor: Weldon Moak.
Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans: Disaster relief ministry training, January 25-26, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information or to register, please go online to https://louisianabaptists.org/event/2019-disaster-relief-training-new-orleans/ Pastor: Fred Luter.
Philadelphia Baptist Church, Deville: Loving Well women’s retreat, January 25-26, Friday, 6 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30-3 p.m. Cost: $85 per lady. Register online at www.pbcministry.com. Pastor: Philip Robertson.
First Baptist Church, Haynesville: Wild Game Supper, January 26, 6 p.m. Bring your favorite wild game dish. Pastor: Jeff Tinsley.
Broadmoor Baptist Church, Shreveport: Call to Prayer IV, January 27, 6 p.m. Call to Prayer is sponsored by the Northwest Louisiana Baptist Association. DOM: Lane Moore. Pastor: Chuck Pourciau.
Elm Grove Baptist Church, Bossier City: Chili Cook Off, January 27, Noon. Who’s the best chili cook. Bring your favorite pot of chili. Pastor: Brian Prucey.
First Baptist Church, Dry Prong: Ladies Enrichment Day, January 27, 10 a.m. Brunch will be served. Speaker: Heather Gulde. The day is sponsored by Big Creek WMU. Pastor: Drew Gardner.
First Baptist Church, Zachary: Louisiana Disaster Relief Training, February 1-2, Friday, 8 a.m. -2 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. To register for the training, go to https://louisianabaptists.org/event/2019-disaster-relief-training-baton-rouge/. Contact Randy Osborn at 225.296.3943 or 225.614.8707 (cell). Director of Missions: Tommy Middleton.
Jameston Baptist Church, Jamestown: Wild Game Supper, February 2, 6 p.m. The church, which is located at 5852 Hwy 154, Jamestown, LA, invites everyone to bring their favorite wild game dish, salad or desert to this family friendly event. There will be door prizes and Christian fellowship. Speaker: Jason McClendon, Lakeside High School football coach. For more information, call 318.894.8631. Pastor: Stan Foster.
Martin Baptist Church, Coushatta: We R Called in concert, February 3, 11 a.m. Pastor: Richard Kaufman.
First Baptist Church, Lafayette: Dennis Swanberg to speak, February 3, 10:45 a.m. Pastor: Steve Horn.
First Baptist Church, Pineville: First@First Business Leader Luncheon, February 4, noon. Speaker: Rick Brewer, president of Louisiana College. Cost: $10 and you may pay at the door. Please RSVP to Stewart Holloway (email@example.com.) Pastor: Stewart Holloway.
First Baptist Church, Port Allen: Law Enforcement Chaplain Training, February 5, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (lunch will be provided). This is free and is open to everyone. To register, go online to https://louisianabaptists.org/event/chaplaincy-training-2019-port-allen/ For more information, contact Randy Osborn at 225.296.3943 or 225.614.8707 (cell). Director of Missions: Tommy Middleton. Pastor: Gray Peason.
Lanier Baptist Church, Baton Rouge: Louisiana Baptist Singing Women in concert, February 7, 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Pastor: Mike Ferguson.
First Baptist Church, Bossier: Vertical Leadership Lunch, February 7, Noon. Speaker: Chief Kelvin Cochran. Cost: Starting at $12 via Eventbrite. Pastor: Brad Jurkovich.
First Baptist Church, Jonesville: Layman Soul Winning Rally, February 7, 6 p.m. Speaker: Rubin Weaver. Worship: Chad Tingle. There will be a catfish dinner before the rally. Pastor: Todd Whittington.
Social Springs Baptist Church, Ringgold: Trevor Thomas Drama Ministries, February 8, 7 p.m. Pastor: James Hester.
Trinity Baptist Church, Oak Grove: Trevor Thomas Drama Ministries, February 9, 6 p.m. Pastor: Jeremy Bullock.
Hillcrest Baptist Church, Franklinton: Tribute Quartet in concert, February 9, 6 p.m. Pastor: Tommy Smith.
First Baptist Church, Mandeville: 2019 Men’s Conference – Winning Spiritual Warfare, February 8-9. Speaker: Steve Gaines, pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church, Memphis, Tenn. Cost: $25. Pastor: Jake Roudkovski.
First Baptist Church, Evangeline: WeRCalled in Concert, February 10, 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Rod LeJeune.
Heflin Baptist Church, Heflin: Avenue Trio in concert, February 10, 6 p.m. Pastor: Ronnie Osborn.
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Columbia: Trevor Thomas Drama Ministries, February 10, 11 a.m. Pastor: Jerry W Hendrixson.
Parkview Baptist Church, Metairie: Answers in Genesis event, February 10-11. The schedule Sunday: 9:15 a.m. Are you intimidated; 10:30 a.m. Genesis and the Authority of Scripture; 6 p.m. Why Can’t a Day Mean a Day; 7:30 p.m. Noah’s Ark and the Global Flood. The schedule Monday: 9 a.m., Where there Dinosaurs on Noah’s Ark (Grades K-6); 10:30 a.m., After their King (Grades 7-12); 6:30 p.m., Dinosaurs and the Gospel; 8 p.m., Worshiping the Creator God. Speaker: Tommy Mitchell from AIG. The event is free and open to everyone. The Monday morning sessions will on K-6 graders and 7-12 graders. Homeschool children are urged to attend. For any large group that is coming email Pastor Michael Pogue at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our church office so enough seats can be reserved. For more information, go to http://pbcmetairie.com/ Pastor: Michael Pogue.
First Baptist Church, West Monroe: The Alive Tour, February 13, 7 p.m. Worship: Big Daddy Weave, Becca Bradley, Jonathan Chu. Pastor: Michael Wood.
First Baptist Church, Hornbeck: 30th Annual Wild Game Feast, February 15, 6 p.m. Pastor: Jack Bell.
Victory Baptist Church, Hammond: 5th annual Bayou Youth Rally, February 16, 4 p.m. Evangelist: CT Townsend of CT Townsend Ministries. Worship: The Dixons. Food will be provided following service. Youth choir practice at 3 p.m. The church is located at 43385 N. Little Italy Road, Hammond, LA. Pastor: Jonathan Watts.