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ON THE MOVE
Jim Wallace is the new pastor at First Baptist Church, Cotton Valley.
Keith Dowden is the new pastor at Pine Hill Baptist Church, Leesville. He was the pastor at South Central Baptist Church, Wisner.
Fellowship Baptist Church, Trout: Revival, October 31, November 3, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Scotty McDowell. Music: Glenn Price, Philadelphia Baptist Church. A nursery will be provided. Pastor: Shad Tibbs.
Trinity Baptist Church, Turkey Creek: The Mackey Willis Family in concert, November 7, Pastor: Eddie Douglas.
Goodwill Baptist Church, Oak Grove: Revival, November 8-12. Evangelist: Malcolm Ellis. Pastor: Lucas House.
First Baptist Church, Bernice: Revival, November 11-14, 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist Stephen Laughlin. Music: Ted Bertand. Pastor: Michael McIntosh.
First Baptist Church, Larose: Harvest Sunday. November 14. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Gary Hanberry.
St. Clair Baptist Church, Boyce: The Mackey Willis Family in concert, November 21, 6 p.m. Pastor: Dennis Ellis.
New Zion Baptist Church, Covington: Harvest Hayday, October 29, 6-9 p.m. (registrations begins at 5 p.m.) Speaker: Shellie Rushing Tomlinson. Cost: Free/A love offering will be received. Sign up online @ newzion.net or call the church office at 985.892.471. Fall Festival, October 30, 5-7 p.m. There will be a chili cookoff with door prizes and gift cards for the best pot of chili. There will be food, games and a petting zoo. Pastor: Clark Stewart.
Pine Ridge Baptist Church, Melder: Trunk or Treat on the Ridge, October 29, 6-8:30 p.m. In addition to Trunk or Treat, there will be chili cookoff, jumpers and a hayride. Pastor: Brandon Gill.
Esler Baptist Church, Pineville: Tickets around the world (Fall Festival), October 30. 4-7 p.m. There will be games from around the world, candy galore, s’mores that can be made on the open fire, fellowship, a jumped and the playground wil be open to all the children that come. This is an opportunity to come an experience how the world has fun and enjoys the fall season. There will be gumbo for the adults and chicken nuggets and tater tots for the children. Pastor: Joshua Timothy.
First Baptist Church, New Orleans: Treasure Quest, October 30, 4:30-7 p.m. Participants will begin the Treasure Quest at FBNO to pick up a to-go meal of hot dogs and chips. There they will also receive their official Treasure Quest Map. Families will use the map to direct them (in no particular order) to fun games and activities at each home, where they will also receive a clue that will lead them to the Family Treasure Chest! This is not a race! Once the family has all the clues, they will solve the riddle that will lead them to the Treasure Chest. Each family will unlock the Treasure Chest and receive their very own family treasure packet (created specifically for each family). Pastor: Chad Gilbert.
Trinity Baptist Church, Hammond: Fall Festival, October 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Join us for food, games, Trunk or Treat, Country store, inflatables, climbing wall, face painting, cupcake walk, chili cook off, hot dogs and music. Invite friends and family to this free event. Cost: $10 to enter chili cook off. Pastor: Avery Dixon.
Riverview Baptist Church, Alexandria: Annual Community Fall Festival, October 30, 4:30-6:30 p.m. There will be games, hayride, face painting, hot dog supper and devotion. The event will conclude with Trunk or Treat at 6:15 p.m. Pastor: David Newton.
First Baptist Church, Zwolle: Trunk or Treat on the church grounds, October 30, 5-7 p.m. There will be lots of candy, appropriate Halloween costumes and decorated cars and trucks. Pastor: Marty Williams.
Bayou Vista Baptist Church, Morgan City: Churchwide Bonfire Fellowship. October 31, 5 p.m. until. Everything will be provided by the church. Pastor: Steven Kelly.
Trinity Heights Baptist Church, Shreveport: Family Fall Festival, October 31, 5-8 p.m. at The ROC and Outside. Everyone is invited to come join us for food, family and fellowship. Pastor: Scott Teutsch
Calvary Baptist Church, Shreveport: Fall Family Night, October 31, 6-8 p.m. There will be rides, carnival games, slides, food trucks and lots of candy. Pastor: John Lary.
Broadmoor Baptist Church, Shreveport: Fall Fest, October 31, 4-6 p.m. We’ll have Trunk or Treat, inflatables, hayride, and hot dogs among other things. Pastor: Chuck Pourciau.
Gray Baptist Church, Jefferson, TX: Trunk or Treat, Sunday, October. 31 from 5 – 7 p.m. Pastor: Roy W. Davis.
Airline Baptist Church, Bossier City: Trunk or Treat, October 31, 5-7 p.m. Pastor: Terry Young.
First Baptist Church, DeRidder: Trunk or Treat, October 31, 5-7. Pastor: Steve Graves.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, DeRidder: Trunk or Treat, October 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Pastor: Danny Wilson.
Pineville Park Baptist Church, Pineville: Fall Festival, October 31, 11:30 a.m. We will have food (including hotdogs, popcorn, and snow cones), games, trunk or treat, door prizes…and it’s all free! We will begin in the parking lot between Dairy Queen and CC’s Coffee House. Pastor: Jeremy Shepherd.
Philadelphia Baptist Church at Horseshoe Drive, Alexandria: Trunk or Treat, October 31, 5:30-8 p.m. Pastor: Stuart Sasser.
First Baptist Church, Tioga: Fall Festival, October 31, 5-7:30 p.m. There will be food, games, jumpers and face painting. Everyone is invited to this free event. Pastor: Tim Hisaw.
New Prospect Baptist Church, Dry Prong: Harvest Fest, October 31, 2-4 p.m. There will be games, trunk or treat, hamburgers and hot dogs. If inclement weather, it will be cancelled. Pastor: Trey Lewis.
Bellaire Baptist Church, Bossier City: Fall Fest, October 31, 2-4 p.m. at Bellaire South. There will carnival games, food, inflatables, and lots of candy. Pastor: Randy Harper.
Antioch Baptist Church, Farmerville: Fall Festival, October 31, 6 p.m. Games and activities for the kids will be offered. No scary costumes please. Pastor: Reuben Weaver.
Longview Baptist Church, Deville: Trunk or Treat, October 31, 5-7 p.m. Come out and bring the whole family to enjoy the fun. Pastor: Robby Poole.
Zoar Baptist Church, Central: Turn Your Light On, October 31, 6-8 p.m. On Halloween Night set up a table or chair and pass our gospel tracts and candy in a neighborhood. Pastor: Clint Newsom.
Centerville Baptist Church, St. Landry: Fall Fest, October 31, 12:30-2:30 p.m. There will be story time, hay dive, photo booth, kissing booth, rope a steer, pumpkin bowling, sack race, mummy wrap, Noah’s Ark, ring toss, poke a pumpkin, Fishers of Men and a Pinata.Pastor: Jacob Guillory.
Westview Baptist Church, DeRidder: Fall Festival, October 31, 6-8 p.m. The event will have face painting, ballon animals, games and fun. Pastor: Jason Hoychick.
First Baptist Church, Longville: Children’s Fall Festival, October 31, 4-6 p.m. There will be snowcones, games, candy pony rides, and a petting zoo. Pastor: Corey Townsley.
Magnolia Baptist Church, Ragley: Trunk or Treat, October 31, 6 p.m. Pastor: David Free.
Bethel Baptist Church, Bastrop: M-night, November 1, 7 p.m. Rick Brewer, president of Louisiana College, will share his talent on the piano and bring the message at the Morehouse Association annual M-night. Everyone is invited. Pastor: Tim Post.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: A Night of Joy presented by Insane Ministries, November 2, 6 p.m. Featured: Bob Smiley. Worship: WeRCalled. Cost: $15. To purchase tickets go to: insaneministries.brushfire.com/nightofjoy/517027. You are invited to enjoy a night of laughter, worship and fellowship. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
First Baptist Church, Pineville: First@First Business Leader Luncheon, November 4, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Speaker: John Valenzuela, executive chef/owner of Quebedeaux’s Cajun Café in Pineville. Cost: $10 (lunch catered by Southern Creations) and open to the business community. Please RSVP to https://fbcpineville.secure2.agroup.com/events/firstatfirst/2021-11-04+11%3A50%3A00. Pastor: Stewart Holloway.
Greenwell Springs Baptist Church, Greenwell Springs: An Evening with Steven Curtis Chapman and special guest Mac Powell, November 11, 7:30 p.m. Cost: Starting at $15 to $75. To purchase tickets go to https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/7783657/?partner_id=3096#_=_ Pastor: Preston Nix.
Riverview Baptist Church, Alexandria: Tribute Quartet in concert, November 12, 7 p.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: David Newton.
First Baptist Church, Slidell: Fishing Rodeo, November 13. The Men’s Ministry will be hosting a fishing rodeo. Anglers of all ages are invited to join in the fun and dinner will be provided at the end of the day. Awards will be presented for largest redfish, biggest haul, tackiest clothing, etc. All proceeds from the tournament will go to disaster relief. For details & registration, visit www.fbcslidell.org/mens-ministry. Pastor: Casey Stark.
First Baptist Church, Ferriday: The BibleTones in concert, November 21, 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Kevin Ulmer.