EDITOR’S NOTE: Do you have a Revival, Homecoming, a new pastor, a community outreach or a concert? The Baptist Message would love to share your church news with the rest of the state. It is very easy to do, just send in your information (who, what, where and when) to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 318.449.4345. To get your event in the paper, please submit your information three weeks prior to the event.
Cotile Baptist Church, Boyce: 36th Homecoming, March 11, 11 a.m. followed by dinner on the grounds. Paul’s Journey will be in concert at 1:30 p.m. A love offering will be taken only. For more information, contact the church at 318.793.8847 or 318.729.0317. Pastor: Johnny Miller.
Open Door Baptist Church, Moss Bluff: Revival, March 11-14, Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Sonny Simpson.
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Ringgold: Revival, March 11-14. Evangelist: Joe Aulds. Worship: Price Harris. Pastor: Danny Slack.
First Baptist Church, Ruston: One Day Revival, March 11, Sunday, 8:45 & 11 a.m. Evangelist: Reggie Thomas. Pastor: Chris Craig.
Beauregard Memorial Baptist Church, Longville: Revival, March 11-14. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: Jimmy Clark.
New Hope Baptist Church, Monroe: Revival, March 11-14, Evangelist: Bill Robertson. Pastor: Scottie Gray.
Welcome Home Baptist Church, Hebert: Revival, March 11-16. Evangelist: Lyndon Longoria. Special music: Kerry Longoria. Pastor: Jim McKeithen.
Bethel Baptist Church Cut Off: Revival, March 12-15. Evangelist: Jerry Spencer. Pastor: Jimmy Autin.
First Baptist Church, Boyce: Revival, March 15-17, 6 p.m. nightly. Evangelist: Charles Rodgers. Pastor: Thomas Walker.
Bonita Road Baptist Church, Bastrop: Revival, March 18-21, Sunday 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor: Casey Johnson.
Trinity Baptist Church, Oakdale: Revival, March 18-21. Evangelist Lyndon: Longoria. Special Music: Kerry Longoria. Pastor: Dennis LeFleur.
The New Beginnings BC, Walker: Revival, March 18-21, Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: Charles Smith.
Freedom Baptist Church, Logansport: Revival, March 18-21, Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Wayne Jones.
Freedom Baptist Church, Pitkin: Family Crusade, March 18-21. Evangelist: 2TALK42 Ministries. Pastor: Jeff James.
Bethel Baptist Church, Colfax: Spring Revival; March 18-21, Sunday, 10:45-6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Gary Bowlin. Pastor: Carl Gulde.
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Broadmoor Baptist Church, Shreveport: Kacy Benson Ministries, March 8-9, Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. Pastor: Chuck Pourciau.
First Baptist Church, Winnfield: Wild Game and Seafood Banquet, March 10, 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center. There will be a “surprise” guest speaker to share some hunting and fishing tales, so bring your favorite “road kill” and come join us. Pastor: Steven Smithson.
First Baptist Church, Covington: “Our Story” – A night of praise and worship for Women. March 15. Benji and Jenna Cowart, Worship Arts Pastors at FBC Covington, will share their own personal story of their life journey, as well as the story behind some of the songs they have written, i.e., Redeemed, Rise, The Only Name, and others. Cost is free and childcare is available with reservation. Pastor: Waylon Bailey.
Crossroads Church, Hammond: Marriage simulcast led by Paul Tripp, March 16-17, Friday, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Cost: $20/couple (covers conference costs and two meals). Crossroads is now located in the Baptist Collegiate Ministry building at SLU. For more information, go to www.crossroadshammond.com or call 985.429.1299. Pastor: Asah Hudgins.
First Baptist Church, Calvin: Youth Rally, March 17. Speaker: Scott Sullivan, former Youth Minister at FBC-Winnfield, and now on staff at FBC Haughton. For more information, contact Youth Minister Dusty Johnson (318.548.1431) or Pastor Billy VerHoef (318.332.9665). Pastor: Bill VerHoef.
Gateway Baptist Church, Ball: March Madness Outdoor Festival, March 17, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. There will be a car, truck and bike show, a vendor market, live music and food. Bring one non-perishable item (per person) for a discount on game tickets. Pastor: Jason Dubea.
First Baptist Church, Boyce: Community Shamrock Festival, March 17, 2-5 p.m. There will be games, booths, petting zoos, popcorn & snacks and vendors. There is no cost. Pastor: Thomas Walker.
Cook Baptist Church, Ruston: Easter Eggstravaganza, March 17, 4:30-7 p.m. at Elli’s Pumpkin Patch in Dubach. Pastor: Jeff Smart.
First Baptist Church, Ruston: Marriage Conference with Gary Chapman, March 17, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Cost: $29 for a single; $59 for a couple. Register for the conference at frmarriedpeople.org. For more information contact Brittany Jackson at Brittany@FBCruston.org or call the church office at 318.255.4628. Pastor: Chris Craig.
First Baptist Church, Bossier: FB Sportsman’s Event 2018, March 18, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Featuring a BBQ Cookoff, wild game, archery demonstration, boats, fishing, mortorcyles and ATVs. If you are interested in competing in the BBQ Rib Cookoff portion of the event, you can register at www.firstbossier.com/bbqcookoff.
HIS Church, Pineville: Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Knocking Contest, March 21 at 5 p.m. Students need to dye a dozen eggs for the egg knocking contest. Pastor: Steve Speer.
First Baptist Church, Covington: The Collingsworth Family in concert, March 23, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 at www.fbccov.org. Pastor: Waylon Bailey.
First Baptist Church, Calhoun: Annual Run to the Cross, March 24. The 5k and 10k runs start at 8:15 a.m. The fun run will start once the walkers and runners have completed the course. Cost: $30 for walking or running 5K; $35 for 10K; no charges for 1 mile fun run. Late registration for 5k is $35 and 10k is $40. This a community-wide outreach that is a fun, carnival-type event. Food and fellowship are abundant. Pastor: Neil Everett.
Trinity Baptist Church, Turkey Creek: 5th Annual Ladies Conference – “Reclaimed, Repurposed & Renewed,’ March 24, 9 a.m.-noon. Cost: $12 per person (lunch included following the event). Speaker: Kathy Nelson. Special Music: Michelle Tolar. Registration prior to March 9 is appreciated but there will be event morning registration 8-8:45 a.m. No child care provided. For more information, contact Jodie Nugent firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church at 337.461.2300. Pastor: Eddie Douglas Jr.
First Baptist Church, Haynesville: Easter Egg Hunt, March 24. Pastor: Jeff Tinsley.
Live Oak Baptist Church, Watson: Retirement reception for Howard Turner, March 24, 2-5 p.m. There will be a walk-through style reception in the fellowship hall at Live Oak. Food and refreshments will be provided. Everyone is invited to attend.