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ON THE MOVE
Adam, wife Felicia, Rainey is the new pastor at First Baptist Church, Lake Providence.
Terry, wife Denise, Barnes is the new pastor at Parkview Baptist Church, Monroe.
David McCormick is the interim pastor at First Baptist Swartz, Monroe.
Matthew Cormier ordained into the Gospel ministry at Bayou Jack Baptist Church, Plaucheville.
Caleb Parks ordained into the Gospel ministry at Baskin Baptist Church, Baskin.
Chuck McInturf retiring as pastor at Woodridge Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Scott Mercer has resigned as director of Camp Living Waters, Loranger.
Mark Robinson has resigned as pastor at First Baptist, Bunkie.
Esler Baptist Church, Pineville: 74th Annual Homecoming, May 29, 10:30 a.m. Dinner on the grounds following service. Speaker: Jesse Garrison. Worship: Gordon Roy Whately. Pastor: Joshua Timothy.
Pine Hill Baptist Church, Leesville: 129th Annual Homecoming, June 5, 10 a.m. There will be dinner on the grounds in the Christian Life Center. Special Music: Master4 Southern Gospel Quartet. Pastor: Keith Dowden.
Gray’s Creek Baptist Church, Denham Springs: 75th Anniversary, June 26, 10:30 a.m. Music: Greg Sullivan Ministries. Pastor: David Brown.
Philadelphia Baptist Church, Deville: 150th Anniversary celebration, June 26, 10 a.m. The celebration will begin on the Deville Campus with a single service at 10:00 AM where there will be a special worship service with former staff and special friends, a historical walk-through, followed by a meal and plenty of fellowship. Morning worship at Horseshoe Drive will be at 10:30 AM and will also include a special time of celebration. Pastor: Philip Robertson.
First Baptist Church, Baker: 90th Anniversary, June 26, 10:30 a.m. There will be potluck lunch following worship. Please call the church at 225.775.0520 if you are interested in celebrating with us. Pastor: Corey Olivier.
First Baptist Church, Port Barre: Revival, June 5-8, 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist: Tyler Gaulden. For more information call 337.945.7880. Pastor: Benji Richard.
New Ramah Baptist Church, Castor: Revival, June 5-8, Sunday 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday June 6-8, 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist: David Hanna. Music : The Lisemby Family. Pastor Steve Palmer.
Sharon Baptist Church, Hico/Dubach: June Revival Mondays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, 7 p.m. nightly. Speakers: Rubin Weaver, Michael McIntosh, Paul Watts, Kelly Coleman. Music: Robert Grafton. Pastor: Jeff Roberts.
Open Door Baptist Church, Ragley: Harvest Sunday, June 19, 10 a.m. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Sonny Simpson.
Palestine Baptist Church, Grant: The Mackey Willis Family in concert, June 19, a.m. Pastor: Hardy Estes.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pollock: Pastor is needed at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Send resumes to email@example.com or P.O. Box 520, Pollock, LA 71467.
New Chapel Hill Baptist Church, West Monroe: Ben Waites in Concert, May 29, 6-8 p.m. Pastor: Marty Black.
French Corner Baptist Church, Ponchatoula: Greg Sullivan Ministries in concert, May 29, 11 a.m. Pastor: Eric Hattaway.
First Baptist Church, Winnfield: Vacation Bible School – Shipwrecked on Lava Island, June 5-8, 6-8 p.m. This is for kids who completed pre-k – sixth grade. Pastor: Jerry Pipes.
First Baptist Church, Pineville: VBS 2022, June 5-9, 5:30-8:45 p.m. Pastor: Stewart Holloway.
Highland Baptist Church, Bogalusa: Greg Sullivan Ministries in concert, June 5, 10:20 a.m. Pastor: Dennis Allen.
First Baptist Church, Winnsboro: SPARK – Vacation Bible School, June 6-9, 5:15-7:30 p.m. Pastor: Craig Beeman.
First Baptist Church, Ruston: Vacation Bible School – Making Waves, June 6-10. VBS will be for children who have completed kindergarten through the fifth grade. Pastor: Chris Craig.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Vacation Bible School, June 6-10, 8 a.m. – noon. This summer kids (who have completed K5-through sixth grade) will learn that God’s creativity didn’t stop in Genesis. Through Bible study, art, music and game, children will have 5 days of learning they are God’s workmanship and a masterpiece in the process. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
Mandeville First Baptist Church, Mandeville: Vacation Bible School – Monumental, June 6-10.
Longview Baptist Church, Deville: VBS 2022 Spark Studios, June 6-10, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Children who have completed pre-K through seventh grade are invited to Spark Studios. Pastor: Robby Poole.
First Baptist Church, Zwolle: VBS 2022 Spark Studios, June 6-10, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Pastor: Marty Williams.
Philadelphia Baptist Church, Deville: VBS 2022 Spark Studios, June 6-10, 6-8:30 p.m. This is for grades kindergarten through sixth grade. Preregister for VBS @ Philadelphia Baptist Church – Deville. Pastor: Philip Robertson.
First Baptist Church, Bunkie: VBS 2022 Spark Studios, June 6-10, 8 a.m.-Noon. There will be a closing family rally, June 10, noon.
First Baptist Church, Ponchatoula: Spark Studios – Vacation Bible School, June 6-10, 8:30 a.m.-noon. This is for pre-k to completed sixth grade. Pastor: David Cranford.
First Baptist Church, Covington: VBS 2022 — Spark Studios, June 7-9, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. For children who have completed K-through sixth grade. Pastor: Waylon Bailey.
Gray Baptist Church, Jefferson: SIMPLE FAITH in Concert, June 10, 6:30 p.m. Pastor: Roy W. Davis.
Esler Baptist Church, Pineville: VBS 2022 — Backstage with the Bible, June 10-12, p.m. Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, 5:30-8 p.m.. Saturday 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. includes a light breakfast and lunch. Family Day on Sunday with a hamburger cookout, waterslides and worship. Pastor: Joshua Timothy.
Grangeville Baptist Church, Pine Grove: Greg Sullivan Ministries in concert, June 19, 11 a.m. Pastor: Mike Cotton.
New Chapel Hill Baptist Church, West Monroe: VBS 2022, June 20-24, Pastor: Marty Black.
First Baptist Church, Jackson: Vacation Bible School, June 20-24. Pastor: Joe Nesom.
Lakeshore Baptist Church, Monroe: Vacation Bible School, June 20-24, 8 a.m.- Noon. Pastor: William Smith.
First Baptist Church, Lafayette: Vacation Bible School, June 20-24. Pastor: James Pritchard.
Coteau Baptist Church, Houma: Trevor Thomas Live, June 22, 6:15 p.m. Come enjoy listening to this Christian entertainer and actor. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Wayne Hunt.
Oak Forest Baptist Church, Leesville: Trevor Thomas Live, June 24, 7 p.m. Come enjoy this Christian entertainer and actor. Pastor: Joe Call.
Hodge Baptist Church, Hodge: Trevor Thomas Live, June 26, 5 p.m. Come enjoy listening to this Christian entertainer and actor. Pastor: Keith Thomas.
First Baptist Church, Baker: ‘America – We Must Not Forget’, June 26, 5 p.m. You will not want to miss this Patriotic program performed by the community choir from area churches. Pastor: Corey Olivier.
Welcome Home Baptist Church, Hebert: VBS 2022, June 26-30, 6:30-9 p.m. There will be a family night as well as VBS for children and adults. Pastor: Jim McKeithen.
First Baptist Church, Basile: VBS 2022 — Spark Studios, June 26-30, 5:30-8 p.m. To register online: www.fbcbasile.com/vbs2022. Pastor: Mike Fontenot.