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ON THE MOVE
Stan Foster is the new pastor at Jamestown Baptist Church, Jamestown.
Mark, wife Stephanie, Long is the new pastor at Bogue Falaya Baptist Church, Folsom.
Alto Baptist Church, Alto: Homecoming, Sunday, September 30, 10:30 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will be served at noon. Worship leader: Jay Ellerman. Pastor: Alan Miller.
Jamestown Baptist Church, Jamestown: Homecoming, September 30, 10:30 a.m. Covered dish luncheon and fellowship will follow the service. Bring your family and friends to join us for this special day. Speaker: Stan Foster. The church is located at 5852 Hwy 153, Jamestown, LA. For more information, call 318.894.8631. Pastor: Stan Foster.
Conway Baptist Church, Farmerville: Homecoming, September 30, 10 a.m., Sanctuary Quartet in Concert; 11 a.m., memorial and worship service. Lunch will follow in the Family Life center. Speaker: Tony Campanale. The church invites friends and families of present and former members to attend. Conway is located at 4323 Hwy 549, which is north of Farmerville. Pastor: Paul Carter.
First Baptist Church, Boyce: 136th Homecoming, September 30, 10:45 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will follow the worship service. Speaker: Brent Romero. There will also be special music. Pastor: Thomas Wayne Walker.
First Baptist Church, Eros: 110th Homecoming, September 30, 10 a.m. Lunch will follow worship service. Special Speaker: Clovis Sturdivant. Pastor: Elvin Wheelis.
Zoar Baptist Church, Central: 150th Anniversary/Homecoming, October 7, 10 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will be in the gym immediately following the worship service. Special Speaker: Carol Marr. Pastor: Kevin Hand.
Wallace Baptist Church, Pelican: 142nd Homecoming, October 7, 10:30 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will follow the worship service. Speaker: Dwight St. Andre. Pastor: Jeff Jinks.
Cedar Baptist Church, Archibald: Homecoming 2018, October 7, 10:30 a.m. with dinner on the grounds to follow at noon. Speaker: John Cleveland. All friends, families and former church members are invited to attend. Pastor: Mickey Alexander.
Calvary Baptist Church, Forest Hill: Homecoming, October 7, 11 a.m. Lunch and fellowship will follow the A.M. service. Speaker: Dennis Snoody. Pastor: Wayne Dunn.
Delta Association Harvest Festival Crusade, September 30, 5 p.m. Vidalia Riverfront Center. Speaker: Fred Luter. Music: First Baptist Church, Vidalia. There will be a laser light show, live music, food and drinks, a testimony and live demonstration from a past winner of the show American Ninja Warrior.
Enon Baptist Church, Franklinton: Family Crusade, September 30-October 3. Evangelist: 2TALK42 Ministries. Pastor: Christopher Wheeler.
First Baptist Church, Coushatta: Revival, September 30-October 3, Sunday, 11 a.m. & 6 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, 7 p.m. There will be a meal at 6 p.m. before the services Monday thru Wednesday. Speakers: TBA. Special Music: Todd Dubose & Family. Wednesday night will be a special emphasis night on the children, youth and young families. Pastor: Nathan Davis.
Two Rivers Baptist Association, Greensburg: Senior Adult Revival, October 1-3. Monday, Line Creek Baptist Church, Kentwood, Speaker: Justin Craft; Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Greensburg, Speaker: Scott Mercer; Wednesday, Chappapeela Baptist Church, Speaker: Don Bassett. Worship: Don Turner. Director of Missions: Stan Statham.
Vatican Baptist Church, Carencro: Harvest Sunday, October 7, Evangelist: Joe Aulds. Pastor: Chad Thibodeaux.
Start Baptist Church, Start: Harvest Day, October 7, 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served following the worship service. Pastor: Jeff Thomas.
First Baptist Church, Winnsboro: Harvest Day – Old Country Church Day Celebration, October 7, 10:45 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will follow the worship service. Speaker: Craig Beeman. Music: Richard Davis. Pastor: Craig Beeman.
Evangeline Baptist Church, Wildsville: Revival, October 7-10, Sunday, 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. nightly. Speaker: Mickey Bounds. There will be special music nightly. Pastor: Curtis Smith.
New Zion Baptist Church, Covington: Blessing of the Hunt, September 27, 6-8 p.m. Free supper, 5-6 p.m. Speakers: Bernie Carbo, former Major League Baseball Player, David Fortenberry, Crossland Game Calls and Gene Hoyt, world champion turkey caller. Cost: free. There will be numerous door prizes including a grand prize to be given away. Pastor: Clark Stewart.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Big Buck Contest Banquet & Second Amendment Rally, September 27, 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Cost: $10 for the catered meal. Speaker: Chuck McAlister, the host and founder of Adventure Bound Outdoors and President of Promise of Hope Ministries. He will be speaking about the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. A large number of guns will be given away as door prizes. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
Longview Baptist Church, Deville: Blessing of the Hunt, September 29, 4:45-9 p.m. Speaker: Hank Hough and Kingdom Dog Ministries. This is a free event. There will be dozens of outdoor vendors, free food, numerous door prizes including a CFMOTO USA 4×4 ATV as the grand prize. Pastor: Robby Poole
Sweetwater Baptist Church, Quitman: Southern Plainsmen in Concert, September 30, 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Wilton Wall.
Oak Forest Baptist Church, Leesville: Masters4 Southern Gospel Quartet in concert, September 30, 10 a.m. Pastor: Joe Call.
First Baptist Church, Pineville: First@First Business Leader Luncheon, October 1, noon. Speaker: Jamey Gilliland, director of LSU-Alexandria Baptist Collegiate Ministry. Cost: $10 and you may pay at the door. Please RSVP to Stewart Holloway (email@example.com.) Pastor: Stewart Holloway.
Caney Lake Baptist Church, Chatham: Southern Revelation Gospel group in concert, October 7, 10 a.m. Pastor: Lance Otwell.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Ruston: Southern Plainsmen in Concert, October 7, 10:30 a.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Greg Morrow.
First Baptist Church, Oil City: Southern Plainsmen in concert, October 7, 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Jessie Colston.
Cypress Baptist Church, Benton: Jesus I Believe Tour with Big Daddy Weave and Brandon Heath, October 7, 7 p.m. Cost: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1713087. Pastor: John Fream.