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ON THE MOVE
Jonathan Weldon is the new student/education minister at Ellerbe Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Austin Bedwell is the new youth pastor at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Doug Graham is the interim pastor at New Bethel Baptist Church, Bossier City.
Terry Mims has resigned as pastor at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Monroe.
Ellis Auttonberry, Velton Frost, and Dave Rodgers were given the title of Deacon Emeritus on April 29 at Ridge Avenue Baptist Church in West Monroe. The three were honored with a fellowship after the evening service.
Lauren Brown is the new Children’s Minister at Brookwood Baptist Church, Shreveport. She was previously at Woodridge Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Alex Davis resigned as youth pastor at Summer Grove Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Dwayne McDow resigned as executive Pastor/Business Administrator at Summer Grove Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Bryan Ulmer is the new youth minister at Cheniere Baptist Church, West Monroe.
Bill Ashburn has resigned as discipleship pastor at North Monroe Baptist Church, Monroe.
Longview Baptist Church, Deville: 95th annual Homecoming, May 27, 10:30 p.m. Speaker: Tommy Free. Pastor: Robby Poole.
Philadelphia Baptist Church, Deville: Campmeeting, May 20, 6 p.m. Speaker: Ricky Belgard. Music: Jamey Alwell and Catahoula Drive. Pastor: Philip Robertson.
Day Spring Ministry, Ruston: Revival, May 20-23, Sunday 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday thru Wednesday, 7 p.m. Evangelist: Joe Aulds. Music: Danny Smith. Pastor: J.E. Brown.
Alpine Baptist Church, Pineville: Revival, May 20-23, Sunday 10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. Monday- Wednesday, 6 p.m. Speaker: Preston Nix, Professor of Evangelism & Evangelistic Preaching at NOBTS. Alpine FBC is located at 7215 Shreveport Hwy., Pineville, LA. Pastor: Lucas LaCour.
Patton Baptist Church, Jonesville: Revival, May 20-23, Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: Juan McLure.
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Columbia: Revival, May 20-25, Evangelist Lyndon Longoria. Special Music: Kerry Longoria. Pastor: Robert Cook.
Bellwood Baptist Church, Provencal: Revival, May 24-27. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: Roger Matkin.
Bayou Macon Baptist Church, Gilbert: Revival, May 27-30. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: Jerry Goodman.
Trinity Baptist Church, Franklinton: Family Crusade, May 27-30. Evangelist: 2TALK42 Ministries. Pastor: Joe Baugh.
Grand Ecore Baptist Church, Natchitoches: Revival, May 27 – June 1. Evangelist: Sam Moore. Pastor: Wayne Hicks.
Terry Mims is now available for pulpit supply and interim. To contact him, call 318.801.9140.
First Baptist Church, Lafayette: Jubilate Deo Unity Concert, May 18, 7:30 p.m. in the worship center. Chorale Acadienne, The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra, and area church choirs combine to present Dan Forrest’s Jubilate Deo. This is a ticketed event. Tickets are available through the Chorale Acadienne website at https://choraleacadienne.com/tickets. Pastor: Steve Horn.
First Baptist Church, New Orleans: Men’s Golf Tournament, May 19, 1-5:30 p.m. at the Joe Bartholomew Golf Course. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost: $45. For more information or to sign up, contact Taylor.Rutland@fbno.org.
Calvary Baptist Church, Merryville: Buddy Liles in concert, May 19, 6:30 p.m. Liles sang with Florida Boys Quartet from 1972 till the late 90’s. He has been active in southern gospel music for 52 years. Pastor: Jim Miers.
First Baptist Church, Jonesboro: Miles Pike in concert, May 20, 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. Miles shares the Gospel through song and word with gripping vocals, candid testimonies, comical anecdotes, and a worshipful approach. Admission is free, but a love offering will be taken. First Baptist located at 500 S. Cooper Avenue in Jonesboro. Pastor: Brian McAllister.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Children’s Nght of Celebration, May 20, 6 p.m. We are having a night of celebration as children showcase Bible skills learned and choirs present, “All Creation Sings!’ end of year program in the sanctuary. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
Cross Branded Cowboy Church, Pineville: Southern Revelation Gospel group in concert, May 21, 6 p.m. For more information or to book Southern Revelation, call Mark Goodman at 318.450.0768. Pastor: Herb Dickerson.
Bayou Vista Baptist Church, Morgan City: Children’s choir musical — Nailed It, May 27, 6 p.m. Pastor: Steven Kelly.
First Baptist Church, Bogalusa: Christian Fine Arts Academy, weekly in June, 1-4 p.m. Registration is open for the summer. Music lessons for piano, voice and flute begin June 4. To register or to get more information, call the church office at 985.732.3756. Pastor: Greg Whaley.