ON THE MOVE
Joseph Craig Kubic new as Dean of Libraries at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Lavelle Spillers new as pastor Welcome Home Baptist Church, Dodson.
Billy Prince has resigned as pastor at Corinth Baptist Church, Winnfield.
Stephen Byrd new as pastor of First Baptist Church, Zachary.
Jason Robertson new as pastor of Milldale Baptist Church, Zachary.
Joshua (wife Beth) Shirey is new as youth pastor at First Baptist Church, Blanchard.
Emmitt (wife Sharpel) Welch is new as youth minister at West Hills Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Jack Varnado is new as pastor of Beech Ridge Baptist Church, Livingston.
Jason Weir is new as minister of music at Judson Baptist Church, Walker.
Ebenezer Baptist Church, Jonesboro: Revival, Aug. 17-20. Evangelist: Michael Courtney. Music: Kerry Tolar. Pastor: Randy Lee.
Bethel Baptist Church, Colfax: Homecoming Service, Aug. 24, 10:45 a.m. Speaker: Robert Daniel. There will be a covered dish luncheon after the service. Pastor: Carl Gulde.
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, West Monroe: Homecoming Services, Aug. 17, 9 a.m. (Sunday School), 10:15 a.m. (morning Service). Speaker: Jordy McKaskle. Music: New Liberty Quartet. There will be dinner on the ground following services. Pastor: Randy Burdeaux.
First Baptist Church, Hornbeck: Homecoming, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. There will be a covered dish meal served following morning worship service. Pastor: Jack Bell.
Elwood Baptist Church, Forest Hill: Revival, Aug. 24-27. Speakers: Joe Pool, Wayne Jenkins, Keith Manuel, Gibbie McMillan and Stacey Morgan. Music: Mackey Willis Family. Pastor: Michael Evans.
Bogue Falaya Baptist Church, Folsom announces the opening of “The Closet,” a clothing ministry designed to share the love of Christ by providing stylish clothing to needy families. For more information, contact Karen Roudkovski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 985.510.1175. Pastor: Jake Roudkovski.
Highland Baptist Church, West Monroe is seeking a part-time student (youth/college) minister. Send resumes to Highland Baptist Church, 1509 Arkansas Road, West Monroe, LA 71291.
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Oakdale: Church Renewal Weekend, Aug. 15-17. For more information please call 318.335.3455 or email email@example.com. Pastor: Nick Hodges.
Eastern Louisiana Baptist Association’s Youth Ministry Team presents The Forge 2014 Aug. 15-16 at Amite Baptist Church. Speaker: Mike Satterfield. Worship leaders: Michael John Clement. Cost is $20 cost which includes t-shirt and meals but not D-Now material. For more information call Johnny Morgan at 225.278.4772; Lonnie Cook at 225.439.8684 or Eric Lefevers at 225.678.0402.
ESL Literacy Missions Workshop, Aug. 16 and 23, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. This training is a 16 hour workshop designed to equip volunteers to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) as a mission outreach program. Deadline for registration is Aug. 8. For more information, contact Shannon Brown at 504.345.5208 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Temple Baptist Church, Ruston: Pre-Teen Invasion: Stand Strong, Aug. 16, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Speakers: Mark Jones and Steve Carrier, powerlifter. Worship: Broken Vessels. This is an evangelism conference for all new 4th, 5th and 6th graders. There will be free inflatables and other games and activities Pastor: Reggie Bridges.
First Baptist Church, Ponchatoula: Connected (WMU Mission education leader training for age-level leaders and associational leaders), Aug. 16, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lunch is included. For more information contact Janie Wise at 1.800.622.6549 or got to www.LouisianaBaptists. org/Women. Pastor: David Cranford.
First Baptist Church, St. Francisville: Summer Concert Series, Aug. 17, 6 p.m. Special Guests: Benji Harlan, Foto Sisters and FBCSF Choir. Pastor: Joel Williams.
First Baptist Church, West Monroe: Church Leadership Dinner and Workshop, Aug. 19, 6:30 p.m. Meal reservations required by noon on Aug. 15. For more information call 318.537.9548 or email email@example.com make reservations.
Greenwell Springs Baptist Church, Greenwell Springs: Culture Impact Team Pastor’s Luncheon, Aug. 19, noon. The luncheon is designed to equip and unite Christians in standing for the truth of God and to turn our nation back to God. Speakers: Sen. David Vitter, Tony Perkins, president of Family Research Council, Washington, D.C.; Michael Johnson, Freedom Guard, Inc. Register online at www.greenwellsprings.com/resurces/culture-impact. For more information, contact Walter ‘Hank’ Hankins at 225.975.3116 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Baptist Church, DeRidder: An evening with Abby Johnson, sponsored by the Beauregard/Vernon Community Pregnancy Center, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m. She is the former planned-parenthood abortion clinic director who turned pro-life advocate. Tickets: $30. For more information, call the church office at 337.463.9047. Pastor: Lindsey Burns.
North Monroe Baptist Church, Monroe: Multisite Church Roundtable North, Aug 21, 10 a.m.-1p.m. Speakers: Speakers: Jim Tomberlin, Chad Merrell, North Monroe Staff. Cost: Free. For more information, go to LouisianaBaptist.org/multisite14.
First Baptist Church, Keithville: Ark-La-Tex Southern Gospel Convention, Aug. 22-23, 6 p.m. on Aug. 22 and 5 p.m. on Aug. 23. Free admission but a love offering will be taken. Pastor: Mike Stowell.
First Baptist Church, Lafayette: Pre-Teen Invasion: Stand Strong, Aug. 23, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Speakers: Mark Jones and Steve Carrier, powerlifter. Worship: Broken Vessels. This is an evangelism conference for all new 4th, 5th and 6th graders. There will be free inflatables and other games and activities Pastor: Steve Horn.
Cherry Ridge Baptist Church, Bastrop: Spiritual Warfare: Putting on the Armor of God, a men’s conference led by Jarrett Stephens, Aug. 22-23. The conference begins on Friday from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from 8- 11 a.m. Cost: $15. A BBQ dinner will be provided Friday and a continental breakfast on Saturday. To register, call 318.281.3633 or go by Cherry Ridge. Pastor: Kyle Peters.
Istrouma Baptist Church, Baton Rouge: Equipping Believers to connect with Muslims, Aug. 22 (4-7 p.m.)-Aug. 23 (7:45 a.m. – noon). Istrouma in partnership with Woodlawn Baptist Church is hosting a Muslim training event. Speaker: Randy Owens, IMB. For more information, contact Dwayne Pitre at 225.295.0775. Pastor: Jeff Ginn.
First Baptist Church, DeRidder: Connected: WMU Conference, Aug. 23, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Cost: $15 at sign-up. Register in church office by calling 337.463-9047. Deadline is Aug. 8. Pastor: Lindsey Burns.
First Baptist Church, Baton Rouge: Total Church Life Leadership Conference, Aug. 23, 9 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Cost: $20. Keynote speaker: NOBTS President Chuck Kelley. More than 30 breakout sessions are planned to help equip the leadership in our churches. Sponsored by Eastern Louisiana Baptist Association, Baptist Association of Great Baton Rouge, Baptist Association of Southeast Louisiana and the Louisiana Baptist Convention. For more information call ELBA offices at 225.664.9309 or go to www.bagbr.org.
First Baptist Church, Dry Prong: Experience Mega Force, Aug. 24, 5 p.m. Steve Carrier will perform amazing feats of strength and present a Gospel message. For more information, call 318.899.3371. Pastor: Lloyd Whitman.
Beauregard Memorial Baptist Church, Longville: End Time Prophecy Conference, Aug. 24-27, noon services Monday-Wednesday (12:00 to 1:30 p.m.) and nightly services Sunday-Wednesday (6 p.m.). Speakers: Al Gist, Joel Lisemby, Rick Hertless, Michael Courtney, Gary Maroney. Music: Crusaders, The Lisemby Family and The Pearsons. The public is invited. Pastor: Mark Norwood.
Multiply: Louisiana Missions and Church Planting Conference, Aug. 25 – 26, Monday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Speakers: J.D. Payne, Dhati Lewis, D.A. Horton, Vance Pitman. Gather with church planting and missions enthusiasts from around Louisiana for two days of learning, collaboration and encouragement. Four main sessions will feature church planting and missions practitioners. Breakout sessions will include topics that will help you know how to jump into church planting and missions from start to finish. Cost: $35. For more information, go towww.louisianabaptists.org/multiply.
First Baptist Church, Bogalusa: Homecoming Concert, Aug. 31, 6 p.m. The Sanctuary Choir of First Baptist Church will present a collection of Southern Gospel Classics. An ice cream social will follow. Pastor: Greg Whaley.
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, West Monroe: Angelina McKeithen in concert, Aug. 31, 7 p.m. For more information call the church office at 318.323.0055. Pastor: Randy Burdeaux.