EDITOR’S NOTE: Do you have a Revival, Homecoming, a new pastor, a community outreach or a concert? The Baptist Message would love to share your church news with the rest of the state. It is very easy to do, just send in your information (who, what, where and when) to email@example.com or call 318.449.4345. To get your event in the paper, please submit your information three weeks prior to the event.
ON THE MOVE
Katy Baumgardner is the new youth ministry associate at Summer Grove Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Tim Patrick will conclude duties as Director of Missions for Beauregard Parish in April.
Byron Comish is the interim pastor at First Baptist Church, Springfield.
Nick (wife Kara) Watts is the new student minister at First Baptist Church, Lafayette
Trey Miller is the interim director at Bethany Camp & Conference Center.
Chris Young is the new associate pastor at Calvary Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Danny (wife JoDee) Taylor is the new pastor at Ida Baptist Church, Ida.
Chris Young resigned as pastor at South Bossier Baptist Church, Bossier City.
Daniel Martin has been called to Midway Baptist Church, Livingston as pastor.
Carl Sullivan is the new interim pastor at Satsuma Baptist Church, Livingston.
Beech Springs Baptist Church, Minden: 150 Anniversary, September 2021. The church is in the process of looking for prior/current members for whom they have lost contact in preparation for its anniversary celebration. Please send name(s), address, phone and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wilda Baptist Church, Boyce: Revival, March 21 – 24, Sunday10 am & 6 pm, Monday – Wednesday 7 pm. Evangelist: Todd Allen. Music: The Allen Family. Pastor: Joey Rudisill.
Antioch Baptist Church, Minden: Good Friday revival, April 2. Pastors will preach on a theme during the revival’s three worship services – 10:30 a.m., The Garden, Casey Johnson; 2 p.m. The Trials, Chad Evans and 7 p.m., The Crucifixion, Jonathan Bucklew. An Easter egg hunt also is scheduled for 4 p.m. at nearby McClanahan Park at Dixie Inn. Lunch and dinner will be provided. To RSVP for meals, please text 318.505.5954.
Gray Baptist Church, Jefferson, TX (NWLBA): Revival, Easter SONday, April 4 – 7, Sunday 11 a.m. and Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Chalk Artist Scotty McDowell. Pastor: Roy Davis.
Hodge Baptist Church, Hodge: Revival, April 11-14. Evangelist: Sam Moore. Pastor: Keith Thomas.
North Shreve Baptist Church, Shreveport: Revival, April 11-14, Sunday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Cecil Marr.
New Ramah Baptist Church, Castor: Revival, April 15-18. Evangelist: Sam Moore. Worship: The Mackey Willis Family. Pastor: Steve Palmer.
Esler Baptist Church, Pineville: Revival, April 28-May 2, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Brian Crain. Worship Leaders: Mike and Debbie Cinereski. Pastor: Joshua Timothy.
A.F. Ott Jr, who recently retired after 48 years preaching, is available for supply, revivals, interim past in West Central Louisiana. Please call 337.789.0514.
Earnest Little available for supply and interim in the Central Louisiana area. Please call 318.663.2770.
Under shepherd seeking a church body to love and care for. Please call David Cox at 318.461.2526 or 318.461.9388.
First Baptist Church, Mandeville: Easter Egg Hunt, March 28, 4 p.m. in the field behind the church. There will be lots of Easter eggs, candy and fun for the kids. Pastor: Corey Fontan.
Longview Baptist Church, Deville: Easter Egg Hunt, March 28, 11:30 a.m. All children are invited to an Easter egg hunt on Palm Sunday following morning services. There will be dinner on the grounds and then the Easter Egg hunt. Pastor: Robby Poole.
First Baptist Church, New Orleans: Annual Easter Egg Hunt, March 28, 4-5:30 p.m. The children will hear the Easter story, have crafts and then hunt for 3,000 Easter eggs. This is for children birth through sixth grade and their parents. Pre-registration is required. Register online at www.fbno.org/events. Pastor: Chad Gilbert.
Esler Baptist Church, Pineville: Community Easter Egg Hunt, April 3, 10 a.m – noon. Children, age pre-school to sixth grade will do crafts, hunt Easter eggs and follow with a hot dog lunch. Pastor: Joshua Timothy.
First Baptist Church, Haynesville: Easter Egg Hunt, April 3, 10:30- noon,. Pastor: Jeff Tinsley.
First Baptist Church, Bossier: Easter extravaganza, April 3, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Come enjoy this event designed for kids and families to have a safe, fun and memorable experience featuring Easter Egg hunts for children of all ages (more than 40k eggs), inflatables, fun photos, face painting, candy, music and more. Pastor: Brad Jurkovich.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Community Easter Egg Hunt, April 3, 10 a.m. – noon at Haughton High School. There will be inflatables, ice cream, face painting, balloons and 10,000 filled eggs. Bring your friends, your baskets and join the fun. The egg hunt begins at 11 a.m. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
First Baptist Church, Moss Bluff: Easter Weekend 2021, April 3, 6-7 p.m. Celebrate victory with FBC Moss Bluff this Easter, April 4. If you can’t make it to campus, FBC will stream its 9 a.m. service on Sunday morning. Only preschool activities are available this weekend. Pastor: Steve Bennett.
First Baptist Church, Lafayette: Resurrection Sunday, April 4, 8 a.m. Traditional service, 9:30 & 11 a.m. Easter Resurrection Service. There will be no Sunday School. Pastor: James Pritchard.
First Baptist Church, West Monroe: Easter Services, April 4, 10:30 a.m. Join us Easter Sunday at West Monroe High School Rebel Stadium for an Easter service with your family, Easter eggs, and celebrating the Resurrection! We will be outdoors and social distancing for your safety while worshipping the Risen King as a community. Special Guest: Doug Pederson, former ULM and NFL quarterback Super Bowl winning head coach. Pastor: Michael Wood.
First Baptist Church, Calhoun: Easter Services, April 4, 9 & 10:30 a.m. Join us Easter Sunday at the Calhoun Campus to worship the Risen King as a community. Pastor: Jason McGuffie.
First Baptist Church, Fairbanks Campus: Easter Services, April 4, 9 & 10:30 a.m. Join us Easter Sunday at the Calhoun Campus to worship the Risen King as a community.
Unity Baptist Church, DeRidder: Recharge, April 8, 6 p.m. Cost: $5 per person which includes the workbook “Return to Me” by Claude V. King. Register your church with either the Vernon (337.238.0442) or Beauregard Baptist Association (337.202.4043) offices in order organizers can provide enough materials. Follow social distance guidelines. Please RSVP by April 1.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Bass Tournament, April 17, safe daylight. A registration banquet will be held on April 16 at 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Tickets are available for purchase at the Information Center in the foyer. The FBC Haughton Recreation Team will host a fishing tournament on Lake Bistineau on April 17. For more information, please contact Danny Campbell at 318.465.7424. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.