-Kurt Auger, new as pastor at First Baptist, Farmerville, from Paron Baptist, Sterlington.
-Adam and Lisa Farris, new as youth directors at Emmanuel Baptist, Ruston.
-Brandon Ramsey, new as full-time counselor at First Baptist, Ruston.
-Greg Oden, new as bivocational music minister at Mt. Vernon Baptist, West Monroe.
-Kevin Miles, new as student minister at New Chapel Hill Baptist, West Monroe.
-Julie Cappo, new as children’s minister at New Chapel Hill Baptist, West Monroe.
-Ronnie Parks, resigned as pastor at St. Clair Baptist, Boyce.
-Donald Turner, new as music minister at Live Oak Baptist, Watson.
-Scott Munson, new as interim minister of music at Florida Boulevard Baptist, Baton Rouge, from Riverside Baptist, Watson.
-David Chelette, new as associate pastor of music and education at Riverside Baptist, Watson.
-Travis Turner, new as bivocational pastor at North Eunice Baptist, Eunice.
-Webster-Claiborne Association needs pastors at the following churches: First Castor, Old Saline, Castor, Calvary, Springhill, First Cotton Valley, Fellowship Dubberly, North Acres Minden. Youth ministers are needed at First Arcadia, First Doyline, First Ringgold.
-Concord-Union Association needs pastors at the following churches: Bethel, Beulah, Canaan, First Choudrant, Conway, Litroe, Mt. Ararat, New Prospect, Paron, St. Rest, Union Grove and University.
-Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home, Monroe, needs Director of Family Services to provide leadership for licensing requirements and supervise Family Services staff. Master of Social Work (LCSW preferred) plus 5-10 years of experience required. Send resume to Dr. Perry Hancock, 7200 DeSiard, Monroe LA 71203.
-Prewitts Chapel Baptist, Hornbeck, needs full-time pastor. Send resume to Prewitts Chapel Baptist Church Search Committee, Attn: Linda Glaspie, PO Box 197, Hornbeck LA 71439 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
-First Baptist, Minden, needs full-time secretary for outreach, youth and children’s ministries. Send resumes to First Baptist Church, 301 Pennsylvania Ave., Minden LA 71055 or email@example.com.
LOTTIE MOON CHRISTMAS OFFERIINGS
-Alpine Baptist, Tioga, Goal: $11,500; Received: $12,259. Dick DeBusk, transitional pastor.
-FARMERVILLE – Antioch Baptist revival services are set for 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Jan. 14 through Jan. 17. Lyndon Longorio, evangelist; Mark Goodman, music. Paul Carter is pastor.
-RUSTON – Vienna First Baptist revival services are set for 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Jan. 14 through 16. Ricky Houck, music; Jack Daniels, evangelist. Eddie Schexnaydre is pastor.
-HAYNESVILLE – The Life Action Team is to minister to First Baptist through teaching, singing and preaching, Friday, Jan. 4, through Wednesday, Jan. 16. A Family Revival Seminar and Revolution Seminar for Teens is set for 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12. Shelby Cowling is pastor.
-CROWVILLE – Crockett Point Baptist is to host a Fires of Revival Bible Conference at 6:30 p.m.Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 16 through Jan. 18. Malcolm Elllis, Sonny Holland and Jimmy Roberson, speakers; Mackey Willis and family, music. Joe Senn is pastor.
CONCERTS AND RELATED EVENTS
-FARMERVILLE – 2TALK42 children’s puppet ministry is to perform at Antioch Baptist at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Jan. 28 through Jan. 30. Paul Carter is pastor.
-RUSTON – Testify is to be in concert at Calvary Baptist at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. Bill Reid is pastor.
-WEST MONROE – Testify is to be in concert at Ridge Avenue Baptist at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. David Brown is pastor.
-HOUMA – The Southern Plainsmen and Magnolia Quartet are to be in concert at Coteau Baptist at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Wayne Hunt is pastor.
-BOSSIER CITY – The Allens are to be in concert at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at Elm Grove Baptist. Charles Anderson is music/education minister. Brent Shoalmire is pastor.
-WEST MONROE – The New Liberty Quartet, Brothers in Christ, Heaven’s Echoes and Blessed Assurance are to be in concert at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at West Monroe High School auditorium. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Call 318.323.4104, 318.325.3957 or 318.361.0402 for ticket information.
- DERIDDER – The Jeremiah People are to be in concert at 7 p.m.Wednesday, Jan. 16, at First Baptist. Lindsey Burns is pastor.
-SLAUGHTER – A Gospel Fest at First Baptist is set for 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, featuring The Inmate Gospel Traveling Band, music; Sidney DeLoch, speaker. Basil Wicker is pastor.
- RINGGOLD – The Southern Plainsmen are to be in concert at Springhill Baptist at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. Larry Lafitte, music minister. Gary Hahler is pastor.
ANNIVERSARIES AND CELEBRATIONS
-Eva Avery celebrates 60 years as organist at First Baptist, Dubach.
-Greg Clark celebrates 10 years as pastor at Cedar Crest, West Monroe.
– Lynne Carter celebrates 10 years as children’s ministry assistant at First Baptist, West Monroe.