ON THE MOVE
Larry Sylvest is new as pastor at Lewiston Baptist Church, Kentwood.
Scott Spins is new as pastor at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Mt. Hermon.
Russell Zwerner is new as associate pastor at Victory Baptist Church, Walker.
Mark (wife Paula) Norwood is new as pastor at First Baptist Church, Patterson.
Kenneth Austin has resigned as senior pastor at Bayou Plaquemine Baptist Church.
Nathan Coleman is new as youth director at North Shreve Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Kelly (husband Chris) Pyle is new as children’s director at Koran Baptist Church, Haughton.
Turkey Creek Baptist Church, Gilbert: 97th Homecoming Celebration, Aug. 2, 10:45 a.m. The homecoming celebration will take place in the church’s new sanctuary in which the first service was held on July 5. The old sanctuary was destroyed by a fire Dec. 4, 2013. Everyone is invited to attend. Pastor: Kyle Spinks.
Ebenezer Baptist Church, Jonesboro: 165th Homecoming, Aug. 9, 10:30 a.m. A meal will follow the service in the Family Life Center. Speaker: Clovis Sturdivant. Pastor: Randy Lee.
First Baptist Church, Greensburg: 149th Homecoming and dinner on the grounds, Aug. 9, Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; Worship services, 10:30 a.m. with dinner on the grounds following at noon. Speaker: Tim Levert. Worship: Tasha Levert. Please join with us and our friends as we celebrate what the Lord has done for our church through the years. For more information or directions, call 225.222.6580. Pastor: Tommy Smith.
Holloway Baptist Church, Deville: Revival, Aug. 2-5. Speakers: Aug. 2: Phillip Caples, 11 a.m. and Grady Dodge, 6 p.m.; Aug. 3: Kenny Moore, 7 p.m.; Aug. 4: Sam West, 7 p.m.; Aug. 5: David Boothe, 7 p.m. Worship: Scotty Blackwell. Pastor Jack West.
Conway Baptist Church, Marion: Revival, Aug. 3-6, 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist: Casey Johnson. Worship: Brad Mount. Everyone is invited to pray a spiritual awakening in our communities and in our nation and worship with Conway Baptist. Pastor: Paul Carter.
New Zion Baptist Church, Covington: Marvelous Monday’s Revival, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 7 p.m. Speakers: Aug. 3 – Speaker: Gibbie McMillan, Men’s Ministry & Disaster Relief Strategist for the Louisiana Baptist Convention; Worship: Keith Maddox, Director of Camp Living Waters; Aug. 10 – Paul Dabdoub, pastor Ridge Memorial Baptist Church, Slidell; Worship: Ed Herring, associate pastor of music at Red Bluff Baptist Church, Folsom, La.; Aug. 17 – Speaker: Brad Miles, Olive Baptist Church, Lumberton, Miss.; Worship: Chip Vickers, worship pastor First Baptist, Ponchatoula; Aug. 24 – Speaker: Tony Monk, pastor Enterprise Baptist Church, New Albany, Miss.; Worship: Pine Grove Baptist Church, Picayune, Miss.; Aug. 31 – Speaker: Bernie Carbo, evangelist, former major league baseball Hall of Famer, Mobile, Ala.; Worship: Terrel Stewart, Northlake Christian School.
Welcome Home Baptist Church, Hebert: Revival, Aug. 9-12, Sunday, Aug. 9 at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell. Pastor: Jim McKeithen.
Blake Hoffpauir is available for interim or pulpit supply. If interested, call 337.207.5677 or email him at email@example.com.
First Baptist Church, Lafayette: The Hoppers in concert, July 30, 7 p.m. Cost: $10 general admission. Tickets are available at itickets.com; calling 800.965.9324 or by calling FBC church office during regular office hours at 337.233.1412. Pastor: Steve Horn.
Westside Baptist Church, Natchitoches: What Now: What does the same-sex marriage decision mean to your church and religious freedom in America, July 30, 7 p.m. Speaker: Mike Johnson, Louisiana State Representative and constitutional law attorney. He will discuss the five things every Louisiana church should do right now to protect against future challenges. Pastor: Steve McAlister.
Mulberry Baptist Church, Houma: Associational Mission Family Night, July 31, 6 p.m. at the Bayou Baptist Association offices. Speakers: John and Marie Wiggins. Music: Sounds of Praise. Bring a covered dish for a meal afterwards. Pastor: Jim Meeks.
Longview Baptist Church, Deville: Community-wide Gospel singing, July 31, 7 p.m. Pastor: Robby Poole.
First Baptist Church, Bonita: Fifth Friday night singing, July 31, 6 p.m. There will be a free fish fry at 5 p.m. Singers and musicians are invited to come and share their songs and talents. Pastor: Fred Bryan.
Satsuma Baptist Church, Livingston: The church will give away 120 backpacks to local school children, Aug. 1, 11 a.m. Children must be present to receive backpacks. There will be food, games and door prizes. For more information, call the church office at 225.686.2563. Pastor: Brad Delaughter.
Foster Road Baptist Church, Baton Rouge: Friday Night Worship at Foster Road, Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28, 6 p.m. (fellowship meal); 7 p.m. (worship service). For the month of August, Foster Road Baptist Church will host a Fellowship Meal and Worship Service. Speakers: Aug. 7 – Marvin Parks, In His Hands Baptist Church; Aug. 14 – Jason McNaughton, First Baptist Church, New Roads; Aug. 21 – Josh Burnham, First Baptist Church, Gramercy, and Aug. 28 – Huey Moak, Fellowship Baptist Church. Services will take place in the gym. For more information, call 225.775.0884 or go online to www.fosterroad.org. Pastor: Michael Morris.
First Baptist Church, Minden: Chautauqua, Revelation 12:11, Aug. 2-4. Speaker: Russell Harbin. Music leader: Starla Harbin. Special Music Monday: Jake Cowley. Special Music Tuesday: Calep Lewis & Nathan Jump. Bible Study: Argile Smith. Pastor: Leland Crawford.
First Baptist Church, DeRidder: The Booth Brothers in concert, Aug. 7, 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 advance or $20 at the door. Tickets are available at the church office. Children five and under do not need a ticket. The Booth Brothers are America’s No. 1 Southern Gospel Group and this will be their only appearance in Louisiana for 2015. Pastor: Lindsey Burns.
Judson Baptist Retreat Center, St. Francisville: Quarterly Fish Fry featuring the Wood Creek Boyz, Aug. 11, registration 9:30 – 10 a.m.; Music: 10 a.m.; Lunch: 11:45 am. The Wood Creek Boyz play ‘good ole Gospel tunes’ in an acoustic/bluegrass style. For more information, call 225.634.7225.