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.
ON THE MOVE
Marlene Williams is the new communications minister at Fair Park Baptist Church, West Monroe.
Josh, wife Carrie, Cagle is the new pastor at Oak Hill Baptist Church, Plain Dealing.
Lance, wife Debbie, Rolland is the new pastor at Westwood Baptist Church, Keithville. He comes from Summer Grove Baptist Church.
Adam Hughes is the new pastor of Red Bluff Baptist Church, Folsom.
Mark Long is the new pastor of Bogue Falaya Baptist Church, Folsom.
Robert Fontenot is the new minister to students at Jerusalem Baptist Church, Hammond.
Devan and Tiffany Rodriguez are the new youth directors at Loranger Baptist Church, Loranger.
John Rushing is the interim pastor at Sardis Baptist Church, Farmerville.
Trinity Baptist Church, Hammond: 65th Homecoming Celebration, October 13-14, on Saturday, 6 p.m. there will be an old-fashioned sing along; on Sunday, October 14, 10:45 a.m. worship service. Following the worship service, there will be dinner on the grounds following the worship service. Pastor: Avery Dixon.
Welcome Home Baptist Church, Dodson: Homecoming, October 14, 10:15 a.m. Special Music: The Sanctuary Quartet. Pastor: Aubrey Lavelle Spillers.
Bethlehem Baptist Church, Calvin: Homecoming, October 14, 10:30 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will follow the worship service. Speaker: Charles Malone. Special Music: Beverly Taylor. Special Performance: Renita Wall and the children in the church will sign Hand in the Dark. Pastor: Charles Malone.
Pine Hill Baptist Church, Sicily Island: 110th Homecoming, October 14, special music by Chronicle at 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m. Lunch will follow the worship service. Speaker: Dennis Hensley. Pastor: Harrell [Bubba] Tucker.
First Baptist Church, Chatham: 108th Homecoming, October 14, 10 a.m. Special Music: Southern Plainsmen of Hornbeck. Pastor: Tim Atkins.
Calvary Baptist Church, Monroe: 97th Homecoming, October 14, 10 a.m. A covered dish lunch will follow the worship service in the fellowship hall. Guest Speaker: Bill Robertson, former pastor and present LBC director of Pastoral Leadership. The church is located at 1155 Hwy 594 Monroe, LA. For more information, call 318.345.1220. Minister of Music: LaFaye Price. Pastor: David Willoughby
Pritchard Baptist Church, Jena: Homecoming, October 21, 10:15 a.m. Lunch will follow worship services. Speaker: Todd Norris. Everyone is invited to attend services and lunch. Pastor: Terry Doughty.
First Baptist Church Waverly, Delhi: Homecoming, October 21, 10 a.m. A potluck lunch will be held after the worship service. Special Speaker: Jay Morgan. Special Music: Liberty Boys. Everyone is invited to attend. Pastor: Marion Spence.
Sandy Creek Baptist Church, Zachary: 178th Homecoming, October 21, 9 a.m., Bible study; 10:15 a.m., Worship service. There will be a covered dish lunch immediately following the worship service. Special Speaker: Philip Robertson. Special Music: Danny Greig. Pastor: Tim Norris.
Watson Baptist Church, West Monroe: Homecoming & Revival, October 14-17, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday 7 p.m. Speaker: Marty Black, pastor of New Chapel Hill, West Monroe. Special music: Ben Waites. A covered dish lunch will follow the morning service. Pastor: Bob Holloway.
Baptist Mission Center, Alexandria: Hope4U2018 Crusade, October 14-17, 6:30 p.m. at the Rapides Parish Coliseum, Alexandria. Evangelist: Rick Gage.
First Baptist Church, Anacoco: Revival, October 21-24. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Durhl Davis.
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Arcadia: Revival, October 21-24, 6:30 p.m. nightly. Evangelist: Paul and Vanessa Cherry. Pastor: Bob Jameson.
Sandy Creek Baptist Church, Zachary: Revival, October 21-24, Sunday, 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, supper at 5:30 p.m. and services at 7 p.m. nightly. Speaker: Philip Robertson. Music: Danny Greig. For more information, call the church at 225.654.6590. Pastor: Tim Norris.
Siloam Baptist Church, Many: Revival, October 21-24. Evangelist: Joe Aulds. Pastor: Wilton Anthony.
Bethlehem Baptist Church, Calvin: Revival, October 21-24. Sunday, 11 a.m and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Speaker: Craig James, Director of Missions of North Central Baptist Association. Pastor: Charles Malone.
Harmony Baptist Church: Deville: Revival, October 21-26. Evangelist: Casey Johnson & 2TALK42 Ministries. Special Music: Brad Mount. Pastor: Grady Dodge.
Cooper Baptist Church, Leesville: 2nd Annual Craft & Vendor Fair, October 13, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Pastor: Edgar Evans Sr.
Watson Baptist Church, West Monroe: Ben Waites in concert, October 14, 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Bob Holloway.
First Baptist Church, Moss Bluff: Masters4 Southern Gospel Quartet in concert, October 14, 6:30 p.m. Pastor: Steve Bennett.
First Baptist Church, Jonesville: Fall Festival, October 17, 6-8 p.m. There will be candy for the kids, good food, and fellowship. Pastor: Todd Whittington.
First Baptist Church, Covington: Gerald Wolfe and Greater Vision in Concert, October 19, 7 p.m. Cost: $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available at FbcCov.org. For more information, call 985.893.4561. Pastor: Waylon Bailey.
First Baptist Church, Winnsboro: Johnny Morgan and Obedience 2 Death Ministry, October 19, 6:30 p.m. in the gym. Pastor: Craig Beeman.
Cotile Baptist Church, Boyce: Annual Fish Fry and Singing, October 20, 5 p.m., singing begins at 6 p.m. Music: The Southern Plainsmen. A love offering will be taken for the singers only. For more information, call 318.793.8847. Pastor: Johnny Miller.
Pine Ridge Baptist Church, Melder: Karen Peck & New River, October 20, 6 p.m. Cost: Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more info contact Casey Boone: email@example.com or call 318.664.3581. Pastor: Jason Townley.
Bethlehem Baptist Church, Albany: WorldCrafts Marketplace event, October 20, 9:30 a.m. WorldCrafts is a division of WMU, providing a sustainable income for artisans worldwide. We’ll showcase some items, and have catalogs and order forms for you. Guest Speaker, special music, a time of fellowship, shopping, door prizes, and lunch. RSVP for lunch and nursery by October 15: firstname.lastname@example.org or 225.567.5086.
Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Coushatta: Southern Plainsmen in concert, October 21, 10 a.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Mike Fort.
Benson Baptist Church, Converse: Southern Plainsmen in concert, October 21, 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Delmon Rogers.
Red Bluff Baptist Church, Folsom: Worship Celebration with the Riverside Revival Band Sunday, October 21, 6 p.m. The event will be held in the church sanctuary. A love offering will be received. Pastor: Adam Hughes.
Oak Grove Baptist Church, Jonesville: Evangelism Rally sponsored by the Ouachita Baptist Association, October 21, 5:30 p.m.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Trunk or Treat, October 24, 6-8 p.m. Area food trucks will be here for guests to purchase their choice of food. There will be inflatables, a place set up for family photos and lots of candy for the kids. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
First Baptist Church, Ruston: Fall Family Festival, October 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will be a chili cook-off, lots of candy and snacks for the kids, plus games and activities. Everyone is invited to attend. Pastor: Chris Craig.
North Monroe Baptist Church, Monroe: Night of Hope, benefit gospel concert for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Friday, October 26 at 7 p.m. Special Speakers/Singers: Gordon Mote, The Talleys, Mark Bishop and Dr. Phil Hoskins. Group rates are available for churches. For tickets, email SJNightofHope@gmail.com or call 318.417.3939. Pastor: Bill Nye.
Milldale Baptist Church, Zachary: Brian Free and Assurance in concert, October 26, 7 p.m. Pastor: Dennis Terry.