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ON THE MOVE
Don Pucik is the Association Mission Strategist for the Northshore Baptist Association.
Caroll Holmes has retired as pastor of Sharon Baptist Church, Dubach.
Robert Bannister is the new pastor at First Baptist Church, Springfield.
Tim Moffett is the new pastor Woodlawn Park Baptist Church, Hammond.
Briana Lemos is the youth minister at Calvary Baptist Church, Slidell.
Joe Morse is the new education outreach coordinator at Calvary Baptist Church, Slidell.
Scott (wife Tammi) O’Rear is the new pastor at Belle Park Baptist Church, Haughton.
Jacob Ambrose, local missions/evangelism, from Summer Grove Baptist Church, Shreveport to Temple Baptist Church, Ruston.
Larry Baldridge, pastor of Bayou Life Baptist Church, Cottonport, is the new worship pastor at First Baptist Church, Abbeville.
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, Crowville; Monday, 7 p.m., Temple Baptist, 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, First Baptist Church Wisner. Director of Missions: Eddie Rhymes, Deer Creek Baptist Association.
North Central Baptist Church, Delhi: Family Crusade, February 17-20. Evangelist: 2TALK42 Ministries.
New Chapel Hill Baptist Church, West Monroe: Encounter Weekend, February 22 – 24, Friday 6:30 p.m., Saturday 6 p.m. with a chili and soup supper from 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday, 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Evangelist: Sammy Tippit. Worship: Ode.
Lismore Baptist Church, Jonesville: Revival, February 24-27; Sunday 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Following morning worship services bring a dish for dinner on the grounds. A light supper will be served Monday-Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Evangelist: Lyndon Longoria. Nursery will be available for all services. Pastor: Ken Gilmore.
Sweetwater Baptist Church, Quitman: Revival. February 24-27. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Wilton Wall.
Wayside Baptist Church, Pollock: Family Crusade, February 24-27. Evangelist: 2TALK42 Ministries. Pastor: Kevin Simmons.
Little Pass Baptist Church, Charenton: Harvest Day, February 24, 10:45 a.m. and evening service. Speaker: Joe Aulds. Pastor Chris Holloway.
First Baptist Church, Dubach: Revival, March 3-6. Evangelist: Lyndon Longoria. Pastor: Cory Bruce.
Josiah Stephen Miller of Elmer, LA is available for interim, bi-vocational or supply pastorate. Please call 318.277.1616 or 318.466.5472.
First Baptist Church, Hornbeck: 30th Annual Wild Game Feast, February 15, 6 p.m. Pastor: Jack Bell.
Bethel Baptist Church, Colfax: Third annual fishing tournament, February 16, 5 a.m. – until 3 p.m. The tournament will be held at Chandler’s Camp on Black Lake in Saline, LA. Cost: $120 per boat/$10 big bass per team. All proceeds go toward benefitting a future mission project or trip. There will be cash prizes, 100 percent payout for big bass and door prizes. For more information call Bethel at 318.627.3131 or Abby at 318.6643507. Pastor: Carl Gulde.
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.
Trinity Baptist Church, Lake Charles: Louisiana Disaster Relief Training, February 15-16, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. To register for the training, go to https://louisianabaptists.org/event/2019-disaster-relief-training-lake-charles/ Pastor: Steve James.
Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Coushatta: Day Three in concert, February 17, 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Mike Fort.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Beast Feast and award the winners of the Big Buck Contest sponsored by the FBCH Men of Courage, February 19, 6:30 p.m., Family Life Center: Guest Speaker: Luke Hockenjos from “Give em Jesus.” Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
Utility Baptist Church, Jonesville: Women’s conference, February 21, 6 p.m. Speaker: LeeAnn Hart, wife of professional Bull Rider JW Hart.
Philadelphia Baptist Church, Deville: Marriage Retreat, February 22-23 in Lafayette. Cost: $225 per couple (includes overnight stay & meals). Online registration begins Nov. 1. Pastor: Philip Robertson.
Little Pass Baptist Church, Charenton: Wild Game Supper, February 23. Guest Speaker: Joe Aulds. Pastor: Chris Holloway.
First Baptist Church, Covington: Triumphant In Concert, February 22, 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available at the FBCCov Bookstore and online here: https://www.itickets.com/events/413274. Pastor: Waylon Bailey.
Watson Baptist Church, Watson: Ladies Tea, February 23, 11 a.m. Guest Speaker: Barbara Pemberton. Cost: $12. For more information, call 225.667.8818. Pastor: John Pemberton.
Trinity Baptist Church, Hammond: Chronicle in concert, February 24, 5:30 p.m. Admission is free. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Avery Dixon.