BOSSIER CITY – First church: Dennis Swanberg in concert; Dec. 17,
6 p.m.; $10 per person in advance/$12 at the door; sponsored by First
church of Haughton; call 318-949-2441 for ticket information; Fred
NATCHITOCHES – Trinity church: Dennis Swanberg in concert; Dec.
18, 7 p.m.; for information, call 318-352-6322; Ron Thompson, pastor.
EUNICE – Acadian camp: ABC Winter Youth Retreat; for boys/girls
grades 7-12th; Dec. 15, 5 p.m. registration – Dec. 16, 4 p.m.; Chip
Dickey and The Heard, program personalities; $40 per person; to
register, call 337-457-9047; James Newsom, camp manager.
MARTIN – Martin church: “One Small Child” musical; Dec. 10, 6 p.m.; Glenn Wilkins, minister of music; Mike Welch, pastor.
MERRYVILLE – Green Oak church: “The Gift Goes On” community
musical; Dec. 9, 6 p.m.; Dec. 10, 11 a.m.; T. J. Bordelon, pastor.
LIVINGSTON – Pine Grove church: “Christmas in the Pines” dinner
concert featuring the Down East Boys; Dec. 9, 7 p.m.; call 225-698-6902
or 225-235-7475 for reservations; love offering accepted; Paul Taylor,
BATON ROUGE – First church: “A Classic Christmas” musical
presented by sanctuary choir and orchestra; Dec. 10, 7 p.m.; Chris
Turner, minister of music; Burn Page, pastor.
MONROE – Parkview church: “Canticle of Joy” musical; Dec. 10,
10:30 a.m.; Lanny Turner, minister of music; E. Whit Holmes, pastor.
JONESBORO – Ebenezer church: “Wondrous Gift” drama/musical; Dec.
10, 6 p.m.; Tom Williams, minister of music; Randy Lee, pastor.
JONESBORO – First church: “It All Happened in the Country”
children’s musical; Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m.; Suzanne Brown, interim minister
of children; Betty DeCou, minister of music; Charles Wesley, pastor.
NEW IBERIA – Highland church: “Jesus, No Other Name”
drama/musical; Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m.; Zack Young, minister of music;
David Jeffreys, pastor.
ALBANY – Old Zion Hill church: “Christmas – Where, When and Why”
children’s musical; Dec. 10, 6 p.m.; Peggy Garon, children’s minister;
Bobby Stults, pastor.
SICILY ISLAND – Pine Hill church: Christmas musical; Dec. 10, 11 a.m.; Dennis Hensley, Jr., pastor.
FERRIDAY – First church: Christmas concert performed by Benjy Huffman; Dec. 10, 3 p.m.; Wayne Gray, pastor.
PINEVILLE – Pineville Park church: “The Joy of Christmas,
Celebrating the New Born King” musical; Dec. 10, 10:45 a.m.; Thomas E.
Lott, Jr., minister of music; Gregory R. Carroll, pastor.
BATON ROUGE – Broadmoor church: “Messiah” children’s musical;
Dec. 10, 6 p.m.; Paul Henderson, music minister; John W. Goodwin,
SHREVEPORT – Pinecroft church: “The Plane Truth About Christmas”
children’s musical; Dec. 10, 5 p.m.; Kim Ward and Julie Wright,
directors; Marty J. Wright, pastor.
FRANKLIN – First church: “Love Gift with A Thrill of Hope”
combined musical; Dec. 10, 6 p.m.; free admission, fellowship to
follow; Adam Frederick, music director; J. Paul Vandercook, pastor.
HORNBECK – First church: Christmas musical; Dec. 10, 11 a.m.; Tracy Bryan, Jr., pastor.
SPEARSVILLE – Camp Creek church: Forrest Post, pastor, celebrated 60 years as an ordained minister and pastor in November.
WEST MONROE – Fair Park church: Waymond Warren celebrates 10 years as pastor.
PONCHATOULA – Eastside church: Johnny Hernandez, started the
church on Dec. 6 1981 and remained pastor for 25 years; special service
on Dec. 10, 9:45 a.m. with dinner on the grounds to follow; Jimmy Wall
and Ed Griffen, guest speakers.
WALKER – Judson church: Jeffrey Lynn Woodrich to the gospel ministry; Merelin McCon, pastor.
BATON ROUGE – John “Bud” Traylor available for supply or interim
pastorate or to teach mid-winter Bible or doctrine studies; call
225-757-2150 or 318-348-0311.
JONESVILLE – Gerald and Ben, Greater Love, new compact disc release
featuring Gerald Huffman and Ben King; $15 each; call Gerald Huffman at
318-201-3299 or 318-339-6807 or call Ben King at 318-481-2661 or
MERRYVILLE – T. J. Bordelon to Green Oak church.
MONROE – Allen Cox to Highland Park church.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Wayne Talley resigns Eden church.
WEST MONROE – Larry Linson resigns Edgewood church.
LEESVILLE – Lewis Evans to Cooper church as minister
of music; Edgar Evans, Sr., pastor.
WEST MONROE – Jayme Hawthorne resigns Edgewood church as youth minister to attend seminary.
WEST MONROE – Doyle Chambers resigns Mt. Vernon church as music/evangelism minister.
WALKER – Steve Jones resigns Judson church as minister to youth/college and career students; Merelin McCon, pastor.
CLARENCE – Clarence church: Youth and music minister; send
resumes to: Clarence Baptist Church, Attn.: Search
Committee, P. O. Box 7, Clarence, LA 71414; Harry Bamburg, pastor.
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