COMINGS AND GOINGS
n Harry Boyd Jr., pastor, resigns First Baptist, Winnsboro.
n Kevin Phillips, new as Family Ministry Pastor, East Bayou Baptist, Lafayette.
n Michael Taylor, new as youth pastor, Immanuel Baptist, Morgan City.
n Noah Langley, new as interim pastor, Kaplan Baptist, Kaplan.
n Wallace Milsaps, new as interim pastor, First Baptist, Jeanerette.
n Stephen Laughlin, resigns First Baptist Oakdale as pastor; new as pastor at First Baptist Winnfield.
n John Fream, new as pastor, Cypress Baptist, Benton.
n Billy Sutton, new as associate pastor, Bethel Baptist, Shreveport.
n Jason McNutt, resigns Ferry Lake Baptist, Oil City.
n Matt Coker, new as minister of youth and students, First Baptist, Farmerville.
n Mickey (wife Gay) Manning, new as pastor, New Prospect Baptist, Dubach.
n Haven Hammons Sibley, new as youth director, Zion Hill Baptist, Farmerville.
n Steven Perry, new as pastor, First Baptist, Grand Isle.
n Youth Director at Pine Grove Baptist. Send resume to Pine Grove Baptist Church, Attn: Mike Smith, 1167 Pine Grove Church Road, Bernice LA 71222.
n Bi-vocational or part-time minister of music at Cross Roads Baptist. Send resume email@example.com or mail to Cross Roads Baptist Church, 9027 Hwy. 143, Farmerville LA 71241.
n Jarred Pellegrin, ordained to the gospel ministry by First Baptist, Blanchard.
ANNIVERSARIES AND CELEBRATIONS
n First Baptist, Haynesville Shelby Cowling, pastor, anniversary celebration Sunday, Aug. 24.
n Pine Hill Baptist, Olla celebrates Homecoming 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17; Harold Danley, speaker; Craig Franklin Family, music; David McGuffee, pastor.
n Fair Park Baptist, West Monroe honored charter member Helen Barnett recently on her 102nd birthday. Jimmy Case, pastor.
n First Baptist, Hornbeck celebrates Homecoming Sunday, Aug. 17. Dwight St. Andre, guest speaker; Bill Hines, pastor.
n Grace Memorial, Slidell groundbreaking for office building, Sunday, Aug. 10.
n Prewitts Chapel Baptist, Hornbeck Memorial Day 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; Homecoming, 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17; covered dish lunch both days; Nick Hilton, speaker.
n ELIZABETH – Elizabeth Baptist: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 through Saturday, Aug. 30; 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 31; Casey Johnson, evangelist; Bill Earl, music; Daniel Perry, pastor.
n SHREVEPORT – Kingston Road Baptist: 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17; 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Aug. 18-20; Don Crosswhite, speaker; Price Harris, music. Trey Lewis, pastor.
n FARMERVILLE – First Baptist: Hot Summer Nights 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18 Kurt Auger, speaker; Ronnie Parks, music.
n LONGVILLE – First Baptist: Wednesday, Aug. 20 through Sunday, Aug. 24; Dave Edwards, speaker; Stuart Graves, pastor.
CHURCH AND ASSOCIATION EVENTS
n ALEXANDRIA – Baptist Temple: Sr. Adult Night Out 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. Kelly Boggs, interim pastor.
n HOUMA – Mulberry Baptist: Beauty for Ashes Women’s Retreat at Judson Baptist Retreat Center Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-23.
n ALEXANDRIA – Youth Ministry Friday Forum at Baptist Building: 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15. Cost $15.
n ALEXANDRIA – Louisiana Singing Women’s Retreat at Tall Timbers, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 15-16.
n TIOGA – Tioga First Baptist: After Church Ice Cream Fellowship, Sunday, Aug. 17. David Cranford, pastor.
n WINNSBORO – First Baptist: Ice Cream Fellowship following evening worship Sunday, Aug. 17.
n OAKDALE – First Baptist: Global Maritime Cookbooks for sale; Cost $12.
n ALEXANDRIA – Emmanuel Baptist: Pizza Party, Dessert Sale noon Sunday, Aug. 17. Chris Thacker, pastor.
n WEST MONROE – McClendon Baptist: “Value Packed Parenting” 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20. Rick Crandall, pastor.
n JONESBORO – Ebenezer Baptist: Back to School Rally 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15. Randy Lee, pastor.
n WALKER – Judson Baptist: Celebrate Recovery Supper 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; Family Escape Retreat at Lake Forest Ranch, Friday through Monday, Aug. 29 – Sept. 1. Merelin McCon, pastor.
n LAKE CHARLES – Sale Street Baptist: Carey Association Sunday School Night 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. Charles Kimball, pastor.
n RUSTON – Temple Baptist: Habitat for Humanity ribbon cutting ceremony and Pounding/House Warming 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17; Rick Byargeon, pastor.
n VIDALIA – First Baptist: World Crafts Party 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; Mission Project/Camp Experience Share Service 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17. Dan Glenn, pastor.
n ALEXANDRIA – Parkview Baptist: Celebration Choir Christmas in August 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; SAM’s and SAL’s trip 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22. David Shaw, pastor.
n JONESBORO – First Baptist: Women’s Bible Study “The Patriarchs” Thursday, Aug. 21. Charles Wesley, pastor.
n HARRISONBURG – First Baptist: Evangelism Rally 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17; Bill Robertson, speaker; Thomy Green, pastor.
n MANY – First Baptist: Experiencing God sermon series begins 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17. Steve Kelly, pastor.
n NATCHITOCHES – Westside Baptist: Dennis Swanberg 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14; Bill Hudson, pastor.
n WEST MONROE – Highland Baptist: Student Choir trip 1:30 p.m. Aug. 15; Gordon Dean, pastor.
n HORNBECK – First Baptist: Back 2 School Youth Trip 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. Bill Hines, interim pastor.
n DEVILLE – Philadelphia Baptist: Louisiana College Move-In Day Sunday, Aug. 17; Girlfriends Unlimited Paradise Cruise 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. Philip Robertson, pastor.
n SLIDELL – Grace Memorial Baptist: Winning at Work and Home for Men’s Fraternity 6 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21; GAs Christmas in August project is collecting supplies for Global Maritime Ministries. Bob Heustess, pastor.
n BOGALUSA – First Baptist: Willie McCray Retirement Celebration Sunday, Aug. 17; Youth Choir Cookout and Swimming Party Saturday, Aug. 15. Bob Adams, pastor.
n DERIDDER – First Baptist: Back 2 School “Cram Session ‘08” 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15; 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; Big Start #2 for Youth Worship Arts 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17. Frank Nihard, minister of music; Lindsey Burns, pastor.
n BLANCHARD – First Baptist: Pacesetters covered dish supper 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14; James Lewis, speaker. James Hill, pastor.
n DENHAM SPRINGS – Riverside Baptist: Men’s Supper 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14; Calvin Crowe, evangelist; Crowe Family, music. Larry Hubbard, pastor.
n BATON ROUGE – CrossPoint Baptist: Equipping Classes begin Sunday, Aug. 17; Women’s Ministry BREATHE 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. Landon Dowden, pastor.
n CAMPTI – United Baptist: First Baptist, Robeline performers of God’s Country Christian music and comedy show fundraiser 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22; barbecue dinner 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 ; dinner tickets $6.
n SULPHUR – First Baptist: Perry’s in concert 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22; love offering; David G. Holder, pastor.
n HAUGHTON – First Baptist: Middle School Block Party 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; Gianna Jessen speaker 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24; Weekend Blast “Loyal” and banquet; Friday, Aug. 22 through Sunday, Aug. 24; Robbie Robison, speaker; Gianna Jessen, guest speaker. Gevan Spinney, pastor.
n RUSTON – Emmanuel Baptist: This Hope in concert 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17.
n DENHAM SPRINGS – Hebron Baptist: Hunter Erwin in concert and Men’s Cake Bake 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17. Joe Alain, pastor.
n FRANKLINTON – First Baptist: Hymnsmen Quartet in concert Sunday, Aug. 17. Luther Stanford, pastor.
n HOUMA – Christ Baptist: Bayou Baptist Association Pastor/Staff and Families Cookout 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21; Joe Arnold, director of missions.
n HOUMA – First Baptist: Mission Family Night 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22; Janie Wise, speaker.
n EUNICE – Acadian Baptist Center: Hunter Safety Course, Friday, Aug 22 through Saturday, Aug. 23; lodging and meals charge; Hals Beard, instructor.
n PONCHATOULA – First Baptist: Camp Living Waters Picnic and worship service, Sunday, Aug. 17.
n AMITE – Amite Baptist: “The Forge” Youth Event 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22; 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23; cost $15.
n BATON ROUGE – Jefferson Baptist: Neighborhood Outreach 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; Tommy French Jr., pastor.
n RUSTON – Calvary Baptist: College trip to Geyser Falls 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16; Jr. High Retreat Friday, Aug. 22; Saturday, Aug. 23; cost $15. Bill Reid, pastor.