ON THE MOVE
Emily Carpenter new as children’s director at First Baptist Church, Jonesboro.
Everett Geis, Sr. new as transitional pastor at Ringgold First Baptist Church.
Seth Ott has resigned at Youth Minister at Watson Baptist Church, Denham Springs.
Fair Park Baptist Church, West Monroe: 66th Anniversary, March 8, Pastor: Waymond Warren.
Palestine Baptist Church, Bogalusa: Harvest Day, March 1, 10:45 a.m. Evangelist: Joe Aulds. Pastor: Fred Brumfield.
First Baptist Church of Head of Island: Revival, March 1-4, 10:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Evangelist: Marvin Wilson. Worship: The Wilsons. Pastor: Rocky Brown.
New Covenant Church, Denham Springs: Messages on repentance, holiness and biblical revial, March 1-4, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., Sunday; 6:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday. Speaker: Richard Owen Roberts. Pastor: Keith Zachary.
Faith Baptist Church, Bastrop: Revival, March 8-11, 10:30 a.m. March 8; 7 p.m. nightly March 9-11, Evangelist: Joe Aulds. Pastor: Bodie Spicer.
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Covington: Revive This Nation, March 8-11, 6:30 p.m. nightly. For more information, call 985.892.1242. Speaker: Jonathon Beames. Pastor: Lonnie Thompson.
Crockett Point Baptist Church, Winnsboro: Revival, March 8-11; service times are Sunday, 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Music: Mackey Willis Family. Pastor: Joe Senn.
Choupique Baptist Church, Sulphur: Revival, March 8-11, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 7 p.m. Speaker: Bruce Baker. Music: Jerry Bragg and Don Clark. Pastor: Nay Vickers.
Nikolai Alexandrenko, 92, passed away Feb. 3. Alexandrenko was preceded in death by his wife, Mae Frances Alexandrenko and a daughter, Lydia. Services were held at Trinity Baptist Church in Pineville on Feb. 7 and interment was in the church cemetery. He was born in Kletnya, Russia on May 7, 1922. In 1930, under Stalin, his family was collectivized, gave up their farm and moved to Bryansk. The farm was moved to Ukraine where he attended school until he joined the Russian Army in 1940. Alexandrenko was promoted to Lieutenant, moved to Moscow in 1941 and given command of a brigade in 1942. He was wounded and captured in 1943 and imprisoned near Munich, Germany until his release. As a refugee near Munich he joined the Baptist Mission and served as a preacher to refugees. In 1951 he was brought to Louisiana College by the Baptist Student Union where he was given a scholarship. After graduating from LC, he enrolled at the New Orleans Baptist Seminary and Tulane University graduating with Masters and Doctorates in Theology and Classical Languages. He returned to Louisiana College where he taught Languages, Theology and the Bible. He retired in 1989. He is survived by three sons, three daughters, 12 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
First Baptist Church, Patterson is seeking a full time pastor. Send resumes to Ted Falgoust, 522 Leo St, Patterson, LA 70392 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lee Ray Darbonne is available for supply or interim work in the Lafayette area. He speaks French and English. Call 337.446.7172.
Beauregard Baptist Women’s Missions & Ministry: It’s a Lady Bug’s Life, Feb. 27, 6 p.m. in the Old First Baptist Church Gym in DeRidder. Speaker: Frances Caldwell. Cost: $10. For more information, contact Judy Patrick at 337.202.4043.
Living, Learning and All That Jazz, at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Feb. 27, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Speaker: Fred Luter. Cost: $35 with registration deadline Feb. 5; $38 for late registration Feb. 12. For hotel reservations, contact Providence Guest House 504.816.8178. For more information, call 504.816.8106 or email email@example.com.
Pine First Baptist Church: Armed and Dangerous – Women’s Conference, Feb. 27-28, Friday, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Speaker: Julie Woodruff. Worship: Laura Landon. Cost: $35. Lunch and nursery will be provided. Must pre-register for nursery care and please pack a lunch for children. Register by mail or online at www.pinefbc.com or mail form to Patsy Ritcher, 25255 Hwy 62, Franklinton, LA, 70438. For more information, call Sandy Duplantis 985.205.0115 or Ritchie 985.848.5558.
First Baptist Church, Chalmette: Inaugural Christian Crawfish Festival, Feb. 27-28, 4-9 p.m. nightly. This event will take place on church grounds and will have all-you-can-eat crawfish tables, hot dogs, hamburgers, pulled pork and more through special vendors and ministries of the church. Cost $20 for adults, $15 for children 14 years and under, there is no charge for children six-years and under. General admission is $5 without the all-you-can-eat crawfish provision. In addition, there will be Christian bands, music groups, church choirs, ensembles and Christian karaoke singers. Anyone interested in participating on the musical side should contact Joel DieJoia at 504.800.8300 or First Baptist Church at 504.277.2939. Pastor: John Dee Jeffries.
Temple Baptist Church, Ruston: 2015 Women’s Refreshment & Renewal Conference, (Relationships Matter Now), Feb. 28, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Early Registration: $20 prior to February 1, after $25. To register, come by the church or go to www.womensandconference.com. Pastor: Reggie Bridges.
First Baptist Church of Head of Island: Gospel singing with The Wilsons, Feb. 28, 6 p.m. Pastor: Rocky Brown.
First Baptist Church, Coushatta: Spring 2015 Women’s Conference – Chocolate for your Soul, March 6-7, Friday 5-9 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Speaker: Sheri Rose Shepherd. Worship Leader: Heather Summers. Cost: $30 for groups of 10; $35 individual and $40 at the door if available. Tickets are non-refundable but fully transferrable and two meals included. To register go to www.fbccoushatta.com; call 318.932.4023 or go by FBC Coushatta church office. Pastor: J. Nathan Davis.
First Baptist Church, Natchitoches: One Cry Ladies Retreat, March 6-7. Speaker: Rose Long. Worship: Tracy Miller and her daughters Jess and Jordan. Cost: $45. For more information, contact Leigh Rush at 318.581.0238. Pastor: Thomas Rush.
St. Francisville Baptist Church: Soul Spa Women’s Conference, March 13-14. Cost $40. Speaker: Martha Lawley. Worship: The FBCSF Ladies Praise Team. Cost: $40. Pastor: Joel Williams.
First Baptist Church, Minden: Dinner theater presented by FBC Minden Student Celebration featuring The Music Man, March 13-15. Tickets: $35 (artist circle), $25 (regular seating). For more information call 318.377.4434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pastor: Leland Crawford.