ON THE MOVE
Buddy Hampton retires as pastor at Belcher Baptist Church, Belcher.
Kenneth Nutt retires as Pastor of First Baptist Church, Summerfield.
Lamar Skinner retires as pastor of Alabama Baptist Church, Arcadia.
Wes Faulk is the new pastor at First Baptist Church, Vidalia.
Kyle (wife Katie) Norred is new pastor at Fryeburg Baptist Church, Dubberly.
Nick (wife Alysce) Parish is the new music minister at Brookwood Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Gabriel (wife Aubrey) McCormick is the new pastor for Harmony Baptist Church, Glenmora.
Wade (wife Tracey) Allen is the new pastor at Pilgrim Home Baptist Church, Benton.
Jeremy Blocker is the new pastor at First Baptist Church, Maplewood
Michael Linton is the new pastor at First Baptist Church, Sulphur.
Edgar (wife Autumn) Bryan is new pastor at Mt. Paran Baptist Church, Shongaloo.
Ralph H. (wife Julie) Hines is the new pastor at New Ramah Baptist Church, Castor.
Taff Watts is the new pastor at Alabama Baptist Church, Arcadia.
First Baptist Church, Greensburg: 150th Homecoming, Aug. 14, 10:30 a.m. Speaker: David Hankins. Music: Reggie Bridges. Dinner on the grounds will follow services at noon. 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 to get directions, please call 225.222.6580. Pastor: Tommy Smith.
Pinehill Baptist Church, Olla: Homecoming Service, Aug. 14. 10:30 a.m. A Covered dish meal will follow morning service. Speaker: Ed Smith, Music: Made by Mercy. Pastor: Cory Fowler.
Ebenezer Baptist Church, Jonesboro: Homecoming, Aug. 14, 10:55 a.m. The church invites friends, family, former members and staff to attend this special service. Pastor: Randy Lee.
First Baptist Church, Hornbeck: 28th annual homecoming, Aug. 21, 11 a.m. Speaker: Bubba Mills. Dinner on the grounds will follow the service. There will be no evening service. Pastor: Jack Bell.
Red River Baptist Church, Benton: 167th Anniversary/Homecoming, Aug. 21, 10:45 a.m. A covered dish lunch will follow the service. The church invites all former staff and members to attend this special service. The church is located at 3301 E. Linton Rd. in Benton. Pastor: Josh Cagle.
First Baptist Church, Simmesport: Revival/143rd Anniversary, Aug. 12-14, beginning with prayer at 6:45, the revival will be at 7 p.m. nightly. A fellowship lunch will be served following services on Sunday. Evangelist: Lyndon Longoria and family. Pastor: Ken Austin.
Social Springs Baptist Church, Ringgold: Men’s Event, Aug. 13. Speaker: Sam Moore. Pastor: James Hester.
Cross Roads Baptist Church, Grayson: Revival, Aug. 14-17. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: Shane Duke
Bayou Vista Baptist Church, Morgan City: 7th Annual Unity Revival Meeting, Aug. 14, 6 p.m. Pastor: Steven Kelly
Liberty Baptist Church, Coushatta: Revival, Aug. 14-17. Evangelist: Sam Moore. Pastor: Harry Bamburg.
First Baptist Church, Houma: Revive, Engage Revival, Aug. 14-17, Pastor: Steve Folmar.
First Baptist Church, Franklin: 7th Annual Unity Revival Meeting, Aug. 21, 6 p.m. Pastor: Paul Vandercook
Palestine Baptist Church, Bogalusa: Harvest Day, Aug. 21, Evangelist: Joe Aulds. Pastor: Fred Brumfield.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, Bernice: Revival, Aug. 21-24. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell, chalk artist. Pastor: Steve Barrett.
Elwood Baptist Church, Forest Hill: Revival, Aug. 21-24. Speakers: Keith Manuel, LBC Evangelism, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Philip Robertson, pastor Philadelphia Baptist Church, Monday, 7 p.m.; Bill Robertson, LBC Pastoral Ministry, Tuesday, 7 p.m.; James Foster, pastor Unity Baptist Church, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Worship: Mackey Willis Family. Pastor: Mike Evans.
Canaan Baptist Church, Leesville: The church, which is located at 19190 Hwy 8 in Leesville, has 21 cushion pews in very good usable condition and would like to donate them to a mission or a church that could use them. Nineteen (19) of the pews are eleven (11) feet in length and two (2) are sixteen (16) feet long, they are equipped with the hymnal holders and Communion cup holders. If interested, please contact Derrell Kay at 337.208.1962 or Pastor Morris Goins at 337.397.3434.
Foster Road Baptist Church, Baton Rouge: Friday Night Worship, Aug. 12, 19, 26, 6 p.m. for fellowship, 7 p.m. worship service. Speakers: Aug. 12, Leigh Rogers, Dutchtown Baptist Church, Prairieville; Aug. 19, Thomas Fletcher, Faith Baptist Church, Baker; Aug. 26, Rusty Reed, Friendship Baptist Church, Baker. For more information, call the church at 225.775.0884.
Summer Grove Baptist Church, Shreveport: ReGroup Conference, Aug. 13. This conference is for pastors, church staff, Sunday school Leaders, and discipleship leaders. Speakers: Steve Parr (pastors and staff), Alan Raughton (Median And Senior Adult Leaders), Alvin Reid (Young Adult Leaders), Brian Mills (Youth Leaders), Mark Jones (Children and Preschool Leaders), The Met Collective (Worship Leaders). Cost: Early registration until Aug. 11, $25 and $30 afterwards. For more information, contact Sean Keith at the Louisiana Baptist Convention.
North Shreve Baptist Church, Shreveport: The Southern Plainsmen will be in concert, Aug. 13, 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Roy Davis.
Elwood Baptist Church, Forest Hill: Mt. Olive Associational Youth Rally, Aug. 13, refreshments at 5:30 p.m., 6:30 Chain Free from Amiable Baptist Church/Glenmora in concert. Speaker: Brett Faulk. Pastor: Mike Evans.
First Baptist Church, Covington: Young at Heart Group (55+) 30th Anniversary, Aug. 16, 9 a.m. – noon. Featured Guests: Comedian Jimmy Travis and the Foto Sisters. There will be many door prizes, refreshments, music, and wonderful fellowship. The program concludes with lunch catered by Piccadilly. Cost: $10 (payable at the door). Register online at www.fbccov.org/ministries/adults-55 or by calling the church at 985.892.2149. Register by individual names unless you are registering and paying with one check for your group. Seating is limited and registrations are required as the caterer must be paid for all who are registered, so please contact the church before 4 p.m. Aug. 10 if you must cancel. Pastor: Waylon Bailey.
Istrouma Baptist Church, Baton Rouge: Total Church Life Leadership Conference, Aug. 20, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Speaker: Danny Akin, president Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Cost: $30 paid by the church if you sign up before Aug. 7. Sessions for Sunday School teachers for all age groups, deacons, committees, missions, music, finance, prayer, youth, disaster relief, security issues and many other church ministries. Lunch will be provided as part of the registration. Pastor: Jeff Ginn.
Hebron Baptist Church, Denham Springs: Sporting clays shoot, Aug. 20, 8 a.m. -11 a.m. at Riverside Skeet Lodge, located on Hwy 16 at the Livingston/St. Helena Parish Line. Cost: $60 per shooter, includes breakfast, 100 round sporting clays course, bar-b-que lunch. (Shells are not included. $10 for non-shooters covers breakfast and lunch. Registration/breakfast is 8-9 a.m.; shotgun start, 9 a.m.; lunch, 11 a.m. The shoot will feature 4-person teams and it is open to men, women and kids. If you don’t have a team, you will be placed with one. ATV and side-by-sides are allowed on the Course. Registration deadline is Aug. 14. For more information, call the church at 225.665.6278.
First Baptist Church, DeRidder: ReFRESH My Soul Women’s Conference, Aug. 20, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Speaker: Beth Greer of Life & Godiness Ministries. Cost: $20 due at registration. Childcare will also be available at registration. For more information, contact the church office at 337.463.9047. Pastor: Josh Eubanks.
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Lake Charles: Understanding Islam Seminar by Dr. Steven Masood, Aug. 20-21, Saturday 1:30-4 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. morning worship, followed by a fellowship meal at noon, seminar begins at 1:30-4 p.m. The purpose of the event is to foster an understanding of Islam and to enhance Christian ministry to the Islamic community in Lake Charles. The seminar is free and open to the public. (A love offering will be received each day.) Pastor: Mike Shamblin.
First Baptist Church, Ponchatoula: “A Night of Instrumental Praise” by the SEL-CCO Orchestra, Aug. 21, 6:30 p.m. This is a combined church orchestra concert with instrumentalists from all across southeastern Louisiana. It will be a worship service of orchestra alone music plus several congregational hymns. This is an event for all churches and anyone is welcome. Pastor: David Cranford.
Hebron Baptist Church, Bush: Night of Southern Gospel, Aug. 21, 5:45 p.m. For more information, contact Kay at 985.249.1675. Pastor: Reggie Ogea.