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ON THE MOVE
Marty, wife Joy, Williams is the new pastor at First Baptist Church, Zwolle.
Connie Smith has retired as pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church, Dubach.
David Sandez has resigned as the Hispanic Ministry Missionary for the Concord Union Baptist Association and as Pastor of Nazareth Hispanic Mission, Bernice and Filadelfia Hispanic Mission, Simsboro.
B. K. Miller will be the interim pastor at Liberty Baptist Church, Marion (beginning the first Sunday in September.)
Dave Ketchand is the new associate pastor at Old Zion Hill Baptist Church, Independence.
Bethel Baptist Church, Colfax: Homecoming Sunday, August 26, 9:45 a.m. – Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. – Worship Service; Noon – Homecoming dinner. Speaker: Charles Hutzler. Pastor: Carl Gulde.
Christian Fellowship Cathedral, New Orleans: 23rd Anniversary Celebration, August 26, 3 p.m. Speaker: Cory Thomas. Special Music: Zion Harmonizers. Special Guests: New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell and members of the New Orleans City Council. There will be testimonies from members throughout the event and dinner will follow the service. Christian Fellowship Cathedral is located at 7643 Lehigh Street, New Orleans. Pastor: Willie Breaux, Sr.
New Covenant Baptist Church, Denham Springs: 35th Anniversary Celebration of God, September 7-9, Friday, 5:30 p.m. Speaker and Worship: Jerry R. White, Jr.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Speaker: Tony Hand at 7:15 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.- Noon. Speaker and Worship: Keith Zachary. Dinner on the Grounds will follow the worship service. Pastor: Keith Zachary.
Amiable Baptist Church, Glenmora: 190th Anniversary, September 9, 10 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will follow services. Speaker: Billy Edwards. The church was founded by Joesph Willis. Anyone who has photos or stories they would like to share are encouraged to do so. Send in your photos to email@example.com. Pastor: Benji Rhame.
Fellowship Baptist Church, Trout: Homecoming, September 16, 9:30 a.m. Special Music: The Sanctuary Quartet. Pastor: Michael Devillier.
First Baptist Church, Melville: 100th Homecoming, September 16, 10:30 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will follow the worship service. Speaker: Jacob Crawford. Special Music: Gold Rush Quartet. Pastor: Nathaniel Dutton.
New Hope Baptist Church, DeQuincy: Revival, August 23-26, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Mike Courtney. Worship: Chris Sligh, American Idol. Pastor: Roland Hebert.
Live Oak Baptist Church, Denham Springs: Community-wide Revival, August 26-29, Sunday 8, 10:30 a.m. & 4 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 7 p.m. Speaker: Eddie Briery. Pastor: Johnny Morgan.
New Sarepta Baptist Church, Sarepta: Revival, August 26-30; Sunday, 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Joe Lisemby. Special Music: The Lisemby Family. Pastor: Marty Wright.
Coldwater Baptist Church, Natchitoches: Revival, September 2-5. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: Timothy Leach.
Old Saline Baptist Church, Castor: Family Crusade, September 2-5. Evangelist: 2TALK42 Ministries.
Summerville Baptist Church, Olla: Revival, September 6-8. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist.
Coteau Baptist Church, Houma: Freedom Revival, September 6-9. Thursday-Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. Evangelist: Don Ledbetter. Worship: Jonathan Wilburn. Pastor: Wayne Hunt.
Friendship Baptist Church, Amite: Revival, September 9-12, Sunday 11 a.m. & 5 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Gary Bowlin. Pastor: Eddie Henson.
Washington Baptist Association, Bogalusa: Senior Adult Revival, September 10-12. Director of Missions: Stan Statham.
First Baptist Church, Mandeville: Area-wide Harvest Evangelism Rally, September 12, 6 p.m. Pastor: Jake Roudkovski.
First Baptist Church, Pineville: Man Church, August 23, 6:30 p.m. This special night for men complete with manly food, manly music, and a manly message designed to encourage, equip and empower men to become spiritual leaders in their home, church, workplace and community. Man Church will be based off Dennis Rainey’s “Stepping Up” study. Donations will be accepted for a meal. Pastor: Stewart Holloway.
Broadmoor Baptist Church, Shreveport: Northwest Louisiana Pro-Life Prayer Breakfast, August 23, 7:30-9 a.m. Speaker: U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson. Cost: $25. To register go to ProLifeLouisiana.org. Pastor: Church Pourciau.
Louisiana College, Pineville: Matt Papa in concert, August 23, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Guinn Auditorium. Cost: $10 at the door or free with current LC ID.
Trinity Heights Baptist Church, Shreveport: Squire Parsons in concert. August 24, 7 p.m. A love offering will be received. There will be a catfish dinner at 5 p.m. for $10 a plate. For tickets to the dinner call 318.221.2695. Pastor: Collin Wimberly.
First Baptist Church, Golden Meadow: Bayou Baptist French Rally, August 24, supper – 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Pastor: Matthew Chouest.
Hessmer Baptist Church, Hessmer: Louisiana Baptist Association’s Youth Rally, August 25, 6-8 p.m. Speaker: Brent Nation. Worship: New Movement. After the service, there will be a meal. There will be numerous door prizes. The cost of admission is one can of food per person. Pastor: Mick Maricle.
Live Oak Baptist Church, Denham Springs: Men’s Main Event, August 25, 5 p.m. Speaker: Eddie Briery. There will be lots of great food and tons of door prizes. This event is sponsored by the Men’s Ministry at LOBC. Pastor: Johnny Morgan.
Social Springs Baptist Church, Ringgold: WeRCalled in concert, August 26, a.m. & p.m. services. Pastor: Marvin Leleux.
First Baptist Church, Bossier: Honor Our Heroes Sunday, August 26, 10:30 a.m. A free breakfast reception will be held before the service at 9:15 a.m. and a lunch reception will be held after the service at 12:15 p.m. in honor of local active military, police, firemen, and first responders. Childcare is available for birth to 4 yrs. old. Speakers: Former Air Force Staff Sgt. Spencer Stone and Capital Police Officer David Bailey. Special Music: Ernie Haase & Signature Sound. For more information, contact Lorine Spratt at 318.752.6147 or Lorine@firstbossier.com.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Parenting Conference, August 26, 9:15 a.m. Speaker: Rick Chelette. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
First Baptist Church, West Monroe: Impact, August 27-29, 6:30-8 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Monday is middle school night; Tuesday is high school night, and everyone will meet together on Wednesday night. Cost: $1 per person each night. Speaker: Chad Poe. Worship: Shane Longoria. Pastor: Michael Wood.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Rush of Fools in concert, August 29, 6 p.m. Admission is free but the church is asking for a $5 donation. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
First Baptist Church, Jonesville: Rush of Fools Concert, August 30, 6:30 p.m. Cost: Free. This concert is hosted by FBC Jonesville and the Ouachita Baptist Association and will be held at Block High School. Speaker: Ben Hackler. Pastor: Todd Whittington.
Oak Forest Baptist Church, Leesville: The Arenos in Concert, August 31, 7 p.m. Pastor: Joe Call.
United Baptist Church, Winnfield: Harvest 2018, September 1, 6 p.m. Speaker: Hank Hough and Kingdom Dog Ministries. Kingdom Dog Ministries uses humor, biblical truths and Labrador Retrievers to demonstrate the power of obedience in the life of a believer. There will be dinner and door prizes as well. Please RSVP your seat today through a member of UBC or through Pastor Justin Caples at 318.628.0877 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Hope to see you there. Pastor: Justin Caples.
Vieux Carre Baptist Church, New Orleans: Temple Veil in concert, September 2, 10 a.m. Pastor: Tom Bilderback.
Calvary Baptist Church, Leesville: Southern Plainsmen in Concert, September 9, 10 a.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: John Smith.
First Baptist Church, Bogalusa: Sam and Beca Mizell in concert, September 9, 6 p.m. The Mizells are three time Grammy nominated songwriters with 2 ASCAP songs of the year, 7 No. 1 songs and two Dove Awards. Pastor: Greg Whaley.
First Baptist Church, Pineville: First@First Business Leader Luncheon, September 10, noon. Speaker: Elizabeth Beard, assistant Professor of English at Louisiana State University at Alexandria. Cost: $10 and you may pay at the door. Please RSVP to Stewart Holloway (email@example.com.) Pastor: Stewart Holloway.
First Baptist Church, New Orleans: Global Fest – Tour of International Cuisine, September 14, 6 p.m. Cost: $25. For more details, please visit portministry.com.