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ON THE MOVE
Breanna Allen is the news children’s director at First Baptist Church, Vivian.
Jason Shawley is the new senior pastor at Angie Baptist Church, Angie. His first Sunday was May 5.
Matt (wife Sarah) Tyson is the new Executive pastor/business administrator at Summer Grove Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Hebron Baptist Church, Summerfield: 171st Annual Homecoming Celebration, August 4, 10 a.m. There will be dinner on the grounds after the worship service. Guest Speaker: Randy Brown. There will also be special music.
First Baptist Church, Greensburg: 153rd Homecoming Celebration, August 11, 9:15 a.m. (Sunday school); 10:30 a.m. (Worship). Dinner on the grounds will follow the worship service. Speaker: Joey Bennett. Worship Leader: Ivy Butler. Pianist: Ann Butler. If you have any questions or need directions please call 225-222-6580, First Baptist Church, 6260 Hwy 10, Greensburg, LA. Everyone is welcome.
Holloway Baptist Church, Deville: Four Sunday Nights in August Revival, August 4, 11, 18, 25, 6 p.m. nightly. August 4 – Youth Night. Speaker: Evan Norris; August 11 – Back to School Night. Speaker: Sam West; August 18 – Family Night. Speaker: Herb Dickerson; August 18 – Senior Citizen’s Night. Speaker: Richard Hebert. Special Music Leader: Richard Hebert. For more information, call Jack West at 318.451.3691 or visit our website www.hollowaybaptistchurch.com. Pastor: Jack West.
Social Springs Baptist Church, Ringgold: Revival, August 4-7. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: James Hester.
Fourth Annual Progressive 5 Church Revival, August 4 – 8; Sunday 6 p.m. Oak Hill Baptist Church, Speaker: Ken Ronaghan. Pastor: Andy Myrick. Monday 7 p.m. New Friendship Baptist Church, Speaker: Andy Myrick. Pastor: Todd Wooden. Tuesday 7 p.m. Bonita Baptist Church, Speaker: Todd Wooden. Pastor: Ken Ronaghan. Wednesday 7 p.m. Horseshoe Baptist Church, Speaker: Luther Sanson. Pastor: Bob Lonadier. Thursday 7 p.m. Twin Oaks Baptist Church, Speaker: Bob Lonadier. Pastor: Luther Sanson.
Summerville Baptist Church, Olla: Revival, August 8-10. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist.
Richey Baptist Church, Deville: Revival, August 11-14, Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: Grady Dodge.
Beauregard Memorial Baptist Church, Longville: Family Crusade, August 11-14. Evangelist: 2TALK42 Ministries. Pastor: Jimmy Clark.
Pine Ridge Baptist Church, DeRidder: Revival, August 11-14. Evangelist: Mackey Willis Family. Pastor: Doug Mitchell.
First Baptist Churchm Haughton: Dedication of H.M. Prothro Ministry Center, August 11, following the morning worship service. Bro. Prothro was the pastor at Haughton Baptist Church for 41 years. The building being dedicated was built in 1962 as the new sanctuary however since 2007 it has served as the chapel, after construction of a 1200 seat worship center and education space. After an extensive remodel, the building will now house eight Life Group (Sunday School) rooms capable of holding 250-300 people. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
Gulf Coast Baptist Church, Golden Meadow: The church is in need of a new or used (in good working order) refrigerator and also a separate freezer to help store more cold and frozen food for the church’s newest ministry “Feeding Lafourche” food bank. Call 985.258.0988 or email email@example.com. Pastor: Shane Terrebonne.
Cooper Baptist Church in Leesville is in need of a bi-vocational youth minister. Please send résumés by email firstname.lastname@example.org if you feel led to apply. If you know of a person who might be interested in applying for this position please let them know. Pastor: Edgar Evans Sr.
New Zion Baptist Church, Covington: Mercy Malt-Shop women’s conference, August 3, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Speaker: Cindi Wood, author of the Frazzled Female series. Call the church office at 985.892.4711 to register (required). Pastor: Clark Stewart.
Good Hope Baptist Church, Anacoco: Paul’s Journey in concert, August 3, 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Michael Goins.
First Baptist Church, Pine Prairie: Benefit Prayer Ride for Pastor Daniel Holsomback, August 3, 8 a.m. All motorcycles, jeeps, convertibles, antique cars, hot rods, anyone will meet at First Pine Prairie (1627 Clark Street, Pine Prairie, LA 70576). Cost: $20 for rider, $5 for co-rider, lunch included. There will be a silent auction. If you don’t want to ride but wish to help and enjoy lunch – $5. There will be a prayer rally at noon at First Pine Prairie. Ride will cover 65 estimated miles. Pastor: Daniel Holsomback.
Freedom Baptist Church, Pitkin: Paul’s Journey in concert, August 4, 11 a.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Jeff James.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, Ruby: Southern Plainsmen in Concert, August 4, 11 a.m. A potluck fellowship will follow worship service. Pastor: Brent Romero.
Cypress Baptist Church, Benton: Tim Hawkins live with Bob Smiley, August 10, 7 p.m. Tickets: : https://timhawkins.brushfire.com/events/446862. Pastor: John Fream.
North Monroe Baptist Church, Monroe: 21st Annual Jennifer Robertson Memorial Praise Fest, August 10, 6 p.m. Cost: Free. Praise Fest will once again be a Gaither style concert. Anyone wishing to sing in the choir is asked to attend a practice on Saturday, August 10 at North Monroe Baptist Church at 9:30 a.m. Special Guests: Rick Brewer, Blessed Assurance, Brothers in Christ, Jessica Bryan, Jan Harbuck, Ellen and Kevin Oswell, Southern Grace, Southern Revelation, Victoria Pierce, Randy Waggoner, Kathy Overturf, Tim Post, Mike Freeman, Peaches Brown, Sanctuary Quartet, Mike Loveday, Oden Family, Lee and Mary Ann Haynes, Darrell Robertson, Richard Ainsworth, Chad Tingle, Jimmy Coughran, Becky Beezley, The Praise Fest Choir. A love offering will be received and monies collected will be deposited into the Jennifer Robertson Memorial Scholarship Fund at Louisiana College.
Mt Pleasant Baptist Church, Columbia: The New Speer Family in Concert, August 11, 1 p.m. Pastor: Jerry Hendrixson.
Calvary Baptist Church, Homer: Summer Gospel Celebration, August 11, 6 p.m. Special Music: Sanctuary Quartet in concert followed by a watermelon cutting. Pastor: Steve Beard.
Amite Baptist Church, Denham Springs: The Forge, August 16-17, Speaker: Eddie Briery. This associational youth event is for students sixth through 12th grade. Pastor: Michael Luce.