For the week of January 8, 2004
HAYNESVILLE – First church: Men’s Wild Game Supper; Jan. 10, 6 p.m.;
Gene Hoyt and David Fortenberry, guest speakers; free; call (318) 624-0214 for
reservations; Shelby Cowling, pastor.
JACKSON – Judson center: Valentine’s Couple’s Retreat; Feb. 13-14;
$100 per couple; limited to 19 couples; Donald and Margaret Davis, retreat leaders;
to register, call (888) 490-8263; Debbie and Eugene Morris, camp managers.
BOYCE – St. Clair church: Brian Free and Assurance in concert; Jan.
9, 7 p.m.; Joey Rudisill, pastor.
ALEXANDRIA – Louisiana Convention Center: Louisiana Agricultural Missions
Fellowship Annual Meeting; Jan. 17, 9:30 a.m. registration; $10 catered luncheon;
Jim Wagoner, guest speaker; to register, call Tracey Ostrander at (318) 448-3402;
or email tracey.ostrander.@lbc.org.
PINEVILLE – Kingsville church: Hot Hearts Student Conference; Jan.
30, 5:30 p.m. registration; Jan. 31, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.; 7th grade and up; Neil
McClendon, guest speaker; Stephen Smith Band, musical guest; $18 per person,
after Jan. 9, cost is $25; to register, call Brian South at (318) 640-1019;
Jim Spencer, pastor.
VIDALIA – First church: Jan. 18, 6 p.m.; Jan.19-21, 7 p.m.; John Cross,
evangelist; Tim Moak, music; Gary Nunn, pastor.
HAUGHTON – First church: One Day Revival; Jan. 11, 8:15 a.m., 10:50
a.m. and 6 p.m.; Bill Britt, evangelist; Gevan Spinney, pastor.
DERIDDER – Diamond church: Jan. 9-10, 7 p.m.; Jan. 11, 10:30 a.m.;
Jamie Coulter, evangelist; Emmett D. Miller, pastor.
HAYNESVILLE – First church: Jan. 11, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Jan. 12-14,
7 p.m.; William Blackburn, evangelist; Jon and Susanne Rushing, music; Shelby
NEW ORLEANS – Greater New Orleans/Plaquemines associational office:
Fred Dyess retires as director of missions after more than 13 years of service;
reception to be held Jan. 8, 1-4 p.m.
BAKER – First church: Ralph G. Parks, minister of music, education/finance,
has retired, effective Dec. 31, after more than 16 years of service. Parks has
served 54 years active church service. He was honored with a reception on Dec.
24. Dennis Allen, pastor.
COVINGTON – A. L. Palmer to Tammany Hills church as interim pastor.
WEST MONROE – Rodney J. Sanders available for pulpit supply and interim
pastorate; call (318) 396-3199.
RAGLEY – Magnolia church: Full-time pastor; send resumes to: Magnolia
Baptist Church, Attn.: Pastor Search Committee, 1922 Magnolia Church Rd., Ragley,
NATCHITOCHES – Victor Lee Dickson, 22, died Jan. 1. Dickson, son of
missions director Lee Dickson, was a student at Louisiana State University.
He is survived by his parents, J. Lee and Barbara Dickson, one sister and one
brother. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clara Springs Baptist
Camp, P. O. Box 117, Pleasant Hill, LA 71065.