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ON THE MOVE
Micah (wife Stevi) Mitchell ordained to the Gospel ministry at Westside Emmanuel Baptist Church, Bogalusa.
Mike Welch is the interim pastor at Midway Baptist Church, Sarepta.
Joe Jenkins retires as pastor at Teche Baptist Church, Breaux Bridge.
Jake (wife Diana) Bondurant is the new pastor at Teche Baptist Church, Breaux Bridge.
His Church, Pineville: 12th Anniversary, July 1, 8 a.m. (Southern Gospel Celebration) 9:30 & 11 a.m. (Contemporary Worship Celebrations). Pastor: Steve Speer.
South Winnfield Baptist Church, Winnfield: Homecoming, July 8, 11 a.m. Worship: Southern Plainsmen. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Jack Miller.
First Baptist Church, Keithville: Harvest Sunday, July 1, 10:15 a.m. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Mike Stowell.
Unity Revival – Memorial Baptist Church, Bogalusa, July 1, 6 p.m. Speaker: Patrick Magee. Monroe Street Baptist Church, Bogalusa, July 8, 6 p.m. Speaker: Keith Sheridan. First Baptist Church, Bogalusa (Worship under the Stars), July 15, 7:30 p.m. Speaker: Greg Whaley. Worship: Johnathan Turner Band. Lee’s Creek Baptist Church, Bogalusa, July 22, 6 p.m. Speaker: Field Thigpen. Main Street Baptist Church, Bogalusa July 29, 6 p.m. Speaker: Stan Statham.
First Baptist Church, Minden: Revive III, July 1, 8 15, 22, 6 p.m. Speakers: Will Simmons, Bobbie Dale Williams, Chris Fleming, Richard Methvin. Special Music: Jake & Rachel Chapman, Joe & Jody Nida, Jeremy & Lexie Scriber. Pastor: Leland Crawford.
Bellaire Baptist Church, Bossier City: Evangelism Emphasis Sunday, July 15, 10 a.m. Speaker: Lyndon Longoria. Pastor: Randy Harper.
Russell Kirkland is available for pulpit supply, interim pastorate, or senior pastorate. To contact him, call 985.514.1279.
Riverview Baptist Church, Alexandria: Land of the Free Fourth of July Celebration, June 30, 6:30 p.m. Come hear patriotic music with recognition of branch services followed by dinner and fireworks. The youth will also have a cake auction as a fundraiser. Pastor: David Newton.
Alto Baptist Church, Alto: God & Country Day, Sunday, July 1, 10:30 a.m. Speaker: Congressman Ralph Abraham. Special Music: Brothers In Christ. A barbecue lunch will be served after the service. Music Minister: Jay Ellerman. Pastor: Alan Miller.
Live Oak Baptist Church, Denham Springs: 12th Annual BBQ Cook-Off, July 1, 5 p.m. There will be lots of door prizes and award winning BBQ. Pastor: Johnny Morgan.
Bethlehem Baptist Church, Mangham: Chuck Wagon Will Travel Ministries, July 1, 4-7 p.m. “Peanut” Copes will have his Chuckwagon Testimonies and great food for the family. All are welcome. There is no fee. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Keith Stephens.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Dennis Swanberg in concert, July 1, 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
Waller Baptist Church, Bossier City: Vacation Bible School – Game On!, July 1-6, 6- 8:30 p.m. Children ages 3 years to adult are invite to attend. Pastor: Gary Johnson.
First Baptist Church, Delhi: Fourth of July Celebration, July 4, 5:30 p.m. at the FBC Delhi gymnasium/pavilion. There will be hamburger, chips, watermelon and a waterslide for the kids. Invite someone to enjoy food, fun and fellowship. Pastor: Jeff Coleman.
First Baptist Church, Rayne: 2018 VBS “Camp Moose on the Loose,” July 8-13, 6-8:30 p.m. The church is located at 1715 E. Jeff Davis Ave., Rayne, La. 70578. For more information or to register, call 337.334.4154 or go online to FBCRayne. Pastor: Gene Lee.
First Baptist Church, Slidell: Vacation Bible School – Game on!, July 8-12, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Register at 985.643.3456 or www.fbcslidell.org. Family Day is Sunday, July 15, with food and fellowship following worship. Pastor: Casey Stark.
Oak Hill Baptist Church, Bastrop: Vacation Bible School, July 9–13, 8:00–11:30 a.m. Pastor: Andy Myrick.
Johnson Bayou Baptist Church, Cameron: Vacation Bible School, July 9-13, 9 a.m.-noon. Pastor: Jack Gandy.
First Baptist Church, Bogalusa: Vacation Bible School – ‘Game On’; July 9-13, 5:30 p.m. Student Supper; 6-8:30 p.m. VBS. Pastor: Greg Whaley.
Mechanicville Emmanuel Baptist Church, Houma: Vacation Bible School – Game On !, July 9-13 Pastor: Clifton Arnold Jr.
Crosspoint Baptist Church, Cut Off: Vacation Bible School, July 9-13, 5:30-8 p.m. Pastor: Chad Mack.
Bentley Baptist Church, Bentley: Vacation Bible School, July 9-15, Supper is provided at 5:15 p.m., Child pick up will be at 7:45 p.m. Pastor: Kirk Maxey.
Searcy Baptist Church, Trout: Vacation Bible School – Shipwrecked: Recued by Jesus; July 11-13, 9-11:30 a.m. Fun Day with hotdogs and water slides Friday after VBS until 1 p.m.
First Baptist Church, Winnsboro: Vacation Bible School – Game On!, July 11-15, 8:30 a.m.-noon. All children pre-K 3 through 5th grade are invited to attend. Pastor: Craig Beeman.
First Baptist Church, Vidalia: ‘I Can Only Imagine’ – The movie will be presented, July 13, 7 p.m. Cost: No charge. Sponsored Celebrate Recovery of the Miss-Lou. Invite your family and friends. Pastor: Wes Faulk.