Compiled by Joanne Brechtel
COMINGS & GOINGS
Craig Beeman (wife Susanne), new as pastor at First Baptist, Winnsboro, from Calvary Baptist, Natchitoches.
Michael Murray, new as pastor at Haile Baptist, Marion.
Richard Abel resigns as pastor at Canaan Baptist, Spearsville.
Wendal Dorman (wife Betty), new as pastor at Holden Baptist, Holden.
Todd Free, new as pastor at First Baptist, Dubach.
Youth pastor at First Baptist, Livingston; send resume to First Baptist Church, Attention: Tim Norris, PO Box 610, Livingston LA 70754; Tim Norris, pastor.
Part-time music minister at Faith Baptist, New Orleans; send resume to Music Committee, 7902 S. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans LA 70125.
ANNIVERSARIES AND HOMECOMINGS
SHREVEPORT – Rose Park Baptist: Anniversary Celebration honoring B. J. Maddox for 25 years of ministry as pastor 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 8.
GREENSBURG – First Baptist: 144th Homecoming 10:30 a.m. Sunday Aug. 10; Jerl Watkins, speaker; Chuck Brown, music; dinner on the grounds.
JONESBORO – Ebenezer Baptist: 160th Homecoming 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15; Tuck Roberts, speaker; Tom Williams, music; lunch; Randy Lee, pastor.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Amite Baptist: Terry Booth honored for 25 years of ministry as pastor, Sunday, Aug. 1.
CHATHAM – First Baptist: 100th Anniversary/Homecoming 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 8; Ed Smith, speaker; lunch; R. C. Smith, pastor.
DUBACH – St. Rest Baptist: Homecoming 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug 8; Charles Foxworth, speaker; Second Chance, music; Chuck Johnston, interim pastor.
OAK GROVE – Trinity Baptist: Dedication of new building Sunday, Aug. 1; Rayburn McLarrin, pastor.
VIDALIA – First Baptist: Miracle Mondays 6:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9; Philip Robertson, speaker; Bill McCullin, interim pastor.
MANGHAM – New Light Baptist: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8; 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9 through Wednesday, Aug. 11; Alan Miller, evangelist; Cecil Gregory, pastor.
CHOUDRANT – New Hope Baptist: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15; 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16 through Wednesday, Aug. 18; Alan Miller, evangelist; Tim Post, music; Dwayne Monk, pastor.
SHREVEPORT – Summer Grove Baptist: Focus Blitz Sunday, Aug. 8; Monday, Aug. 9; Lee Thomas, speaker; Rod Masteller, pastor.
COLFAX – Bethel Baptist: Revival of Hope 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8; 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9 through Wednesday, Aug. 11; Bill Britt, evangelist.
DENHAM SPRINGS – East Louisiana Baptist Association: Retired Ministers Breakfast at IHOP 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10; David E. Brown, director of missions.
JONESBORO – Jackson Baptist Association, Winn Baptist Association, Shady Grove Baptist Association: Youth Explosion 2010 “Ultimate Reality” at Jonesboro-Hodge High School Auditorium 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8 through 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11; Wade Morris, speaker; Drew Worsham, illusionist; Aaron Ivey Band.
DRY CREEK – Carey Association: Father/Daughter Friday Night Out Friday, Aug. 13; Rob Tibbitts, Katherine Tibbits, speakers; cost $7 per person; Men’s Fish Fry, Saturday, Aug. 14; David Savage, Mackey Willis, leaders; no charge.
PINEVILLE – First Baptist: Ben Waites in concert 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15; no charge; Stuart Holloway, pastor.
BATON ROUGE – Foster Road Baptist: J. O. Y. Club 10:15 a.m. Monday, Aug. 9; Michael Morris, interim pastor.
MORGAN CITY – Bayou Vista Baptist: Joint service with First Baptist and Immanuel Baptist 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15; Nathan Rush, speaker; Steve Kelly, pastor.
PINEVILLE – Journey Church: Journey Outdoor Expo 2010 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14; Phil Robertson, speaker; Jeff Connella, speaker; dog demonstration; kid’s BB gun shoot and games.
WEST MONROE – Fair Park Baptist: G. L. A. M. & Co. (Godly Ladies Advocating Modesty) 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7; call 318.396.6306 for information or register at www.fairparkbaptistchurch.com; childcare provided; brunch served; cost $5; Waymond Warren, pastor.
VIDALIA – First Baptist: Young at Heart Tacky Party 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10; “Born to Worship” children’s musical 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15; Senior Adults Luncheon 12 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16; Singles Fellowship following evening service Sunday, Aug. 15; Single Mom’s meeting Sunday, Aug. 15; Joyce Crawford, speaker; Bill McCullin, interim pastor.
DEVILLE – Philadelphia Baptist: Summer concert series Sunday, Aug. 8; Tracy Orr; Sunday, Aug. 15 Ladies Ensemble; Youth mountain bike ride 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14; youth Nerf war and homemade ice cream 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16; Lord and Savior University 6:15 Wednesday, Aug. 11 and Aug. 18; Philip Robertson, pastor.
HORNBECK – First Baptist: Missions Kick-off 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11; Youth Back to School event Saturday, Aug. 14; Jack Bell, pastor.
JONESBORO – First Baptist: Back-to-school Family Fun Night, Friday, Aug. 13; Charles Wesley, pastor.
TOLEDO BEND – Toledo Bend Resort Center: Back-to-school Rally Saturday, Aug. 7.
NEW IBERIA – Highland Baptist: Sunday School Teachers Appreciation Breakfast 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 8; Teacher’s Appreciation Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15; David Denton, pastor.
DERIDDER – First Baptist: Kidz Night Out 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6; Kid Back to School Party 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11; Lindsey Burns, pastor.
ZACHARY – First Baptist: Sunday School Conference 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15; Josh Hunt, speaker; Beth Moore Bible Study 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17 through Tuesday, Oct. 26; cost $10; Reggie Bridges, pastor.
RUSTON – Temple Baptist: Senior Annual Summer Bible Study Sunday, Aug. 15 through Wednesday, Aug. 18; Mack Roark, leader; Back-to-School watermelon party 6 p.m. Aug. 18; Rick Byargeon, pastor.
OAK GROVE – First Baptist: Back-to-School party 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13; Carl Gulde, pastor.
ALEXANDRIA – Baptist Temple: Children and Youth trip to Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7; James Sample, pastor.
NEW ORLEANS – First Baptist: One Day Marriage Seminar 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14; Les and Leslie Parrott, Gary Chapman, speakers; cost $5 per person; David Crosby, pastor.
SHREVEPORT – Summer Grove Baptist: Journey of Sisters “True Survivors” 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 16; purchase tickets at journeyofsistersministry.com or call 318.683.6953; Rod Masteller, pastor.
HOUMA – Coteau Baptist: Forgiven in concert 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11; Wayne Hunt, pastor.
HAUGHTON – Koran Baptist: Family Night Out 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7; Shelia Breazeale, speaker; Wendy Sutton, music; George Rogers, pastor.
SWARTZ – First Baptist: Miracle Monday Nights Monday, Aug. 9; Steve James, speaker; This Hope, music.
EUNICE – Acadian Baptist Center: Back-to-School Youth Retreat Friday, Aug. 13 through Saturday, Aug. 14; James Newsom, pastor.
JONESVILLE – First Baptist: On Missions Celebration Saturday, Aug. 7 through Wednesday, Aug. 11; Gary Norris, pastor.