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SULPHUR – First church: Palmetto State Quartet in concert; Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m.; free admission, love offering accepted; David Holder, pastor.
RUSTON – Temple church: Evangelism Rally; Sept. 25, 7 p.m.; Chuck Kelly, guest speaker.
NEW ORLEANS – Calvary church: Joe Aguillard, guest speaker; Sept. 24, 10 a.m.; Keith Manuel, pastor.
EUNICE – Acadian church: Senior Adult Fellowship; Sept. 19, 10 a.m. registration and lunch served at 12 p.m.; Mickey Bounds, guest speaker; Joe Aguillard, music; free, love offering accepted; for information, call 337-457-9047; James Newsom, camp manager.
DRY CREEK – Dry Creek camp: Senior Adult Retreat; Sept. 25, 9 a.m. – Sept. 26, after lunch; David Holder and Bill Thorn, guest speakers; Jim Reynolds and Margie Nell Walker, musical guests; Boyd Tweedy and R. L. Hillum of “Cross Country,” special featured guests; $50 per person/full time lodger, $30/full time commuter and $20/one day commuter; bring items for yearly silent auction; to register or for information, call 337-328-7531; Todd Burnaman, camp manager.
BATON ROUGE – First church: Paul Saik in concert; Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m.; Chris Turner, minister of music; Burn Page, pastor.
SLAUGHTER – First church: Troy Mercer, guest speaker; Sept. 24, 11 a.m.; Basil Wicker, pastor.
LEESVILLE – Vernon association: Sponsoring area wide “Crusade for Christ,” Sept. 17-20, 7 p.m. nightly at the Vernon Parish Fairgrounds; Frank Harber, guest speaker; Grant Blakeney, musical guest; E. J. Bradshaw, director of missions.
SULPHUR – First church: “Praise Southern Style” musical; Sept. 17, 6 p.m.; Donald Dukes, minister of music; David Holder, pastor.
SULPHUR – First church: Sportsman’s Banquet; Sept. 30, 3-7 p.m. with gumbo dinner 4:30-5:45 p.m.; Jay Yelas, guest speaker; demonstrations, exhibits, door prizes every hour and grand prize of either shotgun or deer rifle at end of the evening; free/everyone invited; David Holder, pastor.
SHREVEPORT – North Shreve church: The Relations Quartet in concert; Sept. 24, 6 p.m.; Roy W. Davis, pastor.
HOUMA – Christ church: Associational sponsored Music Festival; Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m.; David Meacham, interim pastor.
ELMER – New Hope church: New Hope Ladies’ Conference; Sept. 30, 7:30 a.m. registration – 3 p.m.; Sissy Franks, guest speaker; Lana Havens, music; $10 per person; to register or for information, call Melissa Walters at (318) 659-3184 or send payment to: New Hope Baptist Church, 763 Elmer Rd., Elmer, LA 71424; Wilkie Richmond, pastor.
DOWNSVILLE – Downsville church: Gospel singing with Leon Cole and Friends; Sept. 16, 4 p.m.; bring a chair, will take place in parking lot; fish plates will be available at 5 p.m. for $7.50; B. K. Miller, interim pastor.
HOMER – First church: True Heart, with Scott Dillon, in concert; Sept. 17, 6 p.m.; James Simeon, pastor.
HORNBECK – First church: Youth Rally; Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m. for 7th-12th grades; Sept. 19, 7 p.m.; Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m.; Cody Whitfill, evangelist; Sent, musical guest.
DRY CREEK – Dry Creek camp: “See You at the Pole” rally; Sept. 23, 5:30 -8:30 p.m.; Charlie Bailey, guest speaker; David Knuckles Band, music; free, love offering accepted; bring picnic lunch, recreational activities available during picnic; Todd Burnaman, camp manager.
BASTROP – Cherry Ridge church: Sept. 25-27, 10:30 a.m. each morning; Tuck Roberts, evangelist; Tim Post, music director; Cal Adams, pastor.
WESTLAKE – First church: Sept. 17-18, 6:30 p.m.; Fred Luter, evangelist; Larry Thompson, pastor.
WINNFIELD – East Winnfield church: Sept. 17, 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Sept. 18-20, 7 p.m.; Joe Aulds, evangelist; The Aulds Family, music; Bruce Cardin, pastor.
STARKS – First church: Sept. 24-27, 7 p.m. nightly; Jack Daniels, evangelist; Robert Davis, pastor.
LIVINGSTON – Faith church: Sept. 17, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Sept. 18-20, 7 p.m.; Donald Gauthier, evangelist; Trey Cowell, pastor.
KURTHWOOD – Sunny Hill church: Sept. 17, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Sept. 18-20, 7 p.m.; Lyndon Longoria, evangelist; Signed, Sealed & Delivered, musical guest; Ricky Carver, pastor.
PINEVILLE – Trinity church: Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Sept. 25-27, 7 p.m.; Danny Lanier, evangelist; Joshua Tanner, music; Darryl J. Hoychick, pastor.
KENTWOOD – New Zion church: Sept. 18-20, 7 p.m.; Sept. 17, 11 a.m. homecoming service with dinner on the grounds to follow; Dean Robertson, guest speaker/evangelist; Matthew Packard, music; Jason Foster, pastor.
BALL – Paradise church: Sept. 17, 10:30 a.m. with covered dish lunch to follow and the Pine Ridge Quartet in concert at 1 p.m.; Alton Hawk, guest speaker; Ferrell McMorris, pastor.
EROS – First church: Sept. 17, 10 a.m. with covered dish lunch to follow; all former pastors/members invited; Elvin Wheelis, pastor.
BELCHER – Belcher church: George R. Bailey, ten years as pastor and a total of 50 years in the gospel ministry.
BLANCHARD – First church: Dale Sauls, 15 years as associate pastor/minister of education; James Hill, pastor.
BOSSIER CITY – Life Community church (formally LifeWay Fellowship): James Hoover, five years as pastor.
OIL CITY – Ferry Lake church: Everett Cowin, five years as music minister; Jason McNutt, pastor.
BENTON – First church: Seeking former pastors/members for homecoming on Oct. 15; call the church at 318-965-2351; Robert Beadle, pastor.
COUSHATTA – Liberty church: Red River associational meeting; Sept. 19, 7 p.m.; Billy Davis, moderator/pastor.
ROBELINE – First church: Natchitoches associational meeting; Sept. 26, 7 p.m.; Wayne Hicks, moderator; Brian Ray, pastor.
SHREVEPORT – Kingston Road church: Ray and June Shelton celebrated 60th anniversary on Aug. 31; Trey Lewis, pastor.
MINDEN – First church: Claude and Leatrice West celebrated 60th anniversary on Sept. 3; Wayne DuBose, pastor.
WALKER – Joe Starns resigns Salem church.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Craig James to Don Avenue church, effective Sept. 17.
VIDALIA – Joshua Roberts to First church as associate pastor of worship/creative ministries; Dan Glenn, pastor.
DUBACH – Robert Ramsey to First church as minister of youth, coming from Crestview church in Farmerville; Terry Ganey, pastor.
BELLE CHASSE – First church: Full-time pastor; send resumes to email address: email@example.com.
ARCADIA – First church: Full-time youth minister; send resumes within 30 days to: First Baptist Church, Attn.: Linda Stewart, Minister of Youth Search Committee Chairman, 2249 Hazel St., Arcadia, LA 71001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; Jeff Hoffman, pastor.
HAMMOND – New Beulah church: Full-time pastor; send resumes to: New Beulah Baptist Church, c/o Stacie Miranda, 13136 Coles Creek, Hammond, LA 70403.
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