Craig Forque new as minister of music and associate pastor at First Baptist Leesville coming from Colyell Baptist Livingston as minister of music and youth.
Milton Pray resigned as pastor of Peniel Baptist West Monroe.
Michael B. Raymond new as pastor of Shiloh Christian Fellowship New Orleans.
Magnolia Baptist Holden seeks a full-time pastor.
First Baptist Bastrop seeks a full-time youth minister.
Forest Hill Baptist seeks a bivocational minister of music. Rob McLane is pastor.
Colyell Baptist seeks an interim youth minister. Bill Holifield is pastor.
Riverside Baptist Denham Springs seeks groundskeeper.
ASSOCIATIONAL ANNUAL MEETINGS
PLEASANT HILL – Spring Ridge Baptist is to host the North Sabine Association annual meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. Jim Townsend is the moderator; Buster Jordon will preach the annual sermon.
RINGGOLD – Springhill Baptist is to host the Red River Association annual meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. Billy Davis is the moderator, Gary Hahler, host pastor, will preach the annual sermon.
NATCHITOCHES – Trinity Baptist is to host the Natchitoches Association annual meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25. Craig Beeman is the moderator; Ron Thompson, host pastor, will preach the annual sermon.
ANNIVERSARIES AND CELEBRATIONS
ST. FRANCISVILLE – First Baptist dedicates its new worship center and extends an invitation to attend the dedication service, 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 23. Joe Ratcliff is pastor.
BOSSIER CITY – Charles Anderson celebrates his 50th year in the ministry; is currently serving Elm Grove church as minister of music and education. Brent Shoalmire is pastor.
CLAYTON – Hershel Clanton is to be honored at a reception at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 at Faith Baptist for 55 years in the ministry.
MINDEN – Ralph and Elsie Hock are to be honored at a 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. reception Sunday, Sept., 9 for 55 years of teaching 5-year-olds Sunday school. Wayne DuBose is pastor.
MONROE – Emmanuel Baptist “Friend Day” is set for 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. All former members invited. Covered dish lunch is to follow service. Terry J. Mims is pastor.
REVIVALS AND RELATED EVENTS
PINEVILLE – Trinity Baptist has set a revival for 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 17 – 19. Joe Aulds is the scheduled evangelist and Darryl Hoychick is pastor.
WINNFIELD – Calvary Baptist has set a revival for 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday; Sept. 9; 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 10-12. Bill Robertson is evangelist; Duane Moreno is pastor.
WEST MONROE – Bethel Baptist has set revival services at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Sept. 17 -19. Norris Curry is evangelist. Gene Thomas is pastor.
SHREVEPORT – Michael W. Smith and The Stand tour is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at Summer Grove Baptist. Tickets are $35 and $25. Rod Masteller is pastor.