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ON THE MOVE
Ben, wife Kristin, Dupree is the new pastor at Goldonna Baptist Church, Goldonna. He first official day was September 1.
Larry Eubanks and wife, Gay Humble Eubanks, celebrated 51 years in the ministry, September 25th, at South Central Baptist Church, Wisner.
Alton Achorn has resigned as pastor of Union Hill Baptist Church, Glenmora. n James King has resigned as pastor of New Ouachita Baptist Church, Enterprise after 13 years.
Jason, wife Lynette, Hazelton is the new pastor at Elizabeth Baptist Church. n Gary Myers has resigned as director of communications at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary to become the new executive director of discipleship at First Baptist Church, New Orleans.
Paul, wife Shannon, Walker is the new pastor at Woodridge Baptist Church, Shreveport from Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Jordan LaBry is the new pastor at Bellview Baptist Church, Westlake.
Travi Cronan is the new senior pastor at Hebron Baptist Church, Denham Springs.
Haley Kemp is the new youth minister at New Hope Baptist Church, Choudrant.
Clay, wife Robin, Iles is the new mission pastor at Calvary Baptist Church, Alexandria.
Zach, wife Stephanie, Richardson is the new music minister at Airline Baptist Church, Bossier City.
Danielle Newsome is the new preschool director at First Baptist Church, Lafayette.
Tanner Woollen is the new youth minister at Trinity Heights Baptist Church, Shreveport. n Gabe McCormick has resigned as pastor at Belcher Baptist Church, Belcher.
James Snyder has resigned from Elm Grove Baptist Church, Bossier City to become a chaplain in the United State Air Force.
Glen Adkins is retiring as music minister at Shreveport First Baptist Church.
Conway Baptist Church, Farmerville: Homecoming, September 25, 10 a.m. Smith Family in concert, 11 a.m. memorial and worship service. Lunch will follow the worship service in the Family Life Center. Speaker: Tony Campanale. The church is located at 4323 Hwy 549, north of Farmerville. Friends and families of present and former members to invited to attend. Pastor: Will Englerth.
University Baptist Church, Thibodaux: 50th Homecoming Service, September 25, 10:15 a.m. Speaker: Chris DeGeorge, lead pastor of Parkview Baptist Church, Baton Rouge and former UBC student pastor: There will be a BBQ fellowship following the service at Peltier Park Pavilion, 151 Peltier Park Drive, Thibodaux, LA. Please bring lawn chair or blankets. Pastor: J.P. Cox.
Cedar Baptist Church, Archibald: Homecoming Celebration, October 2, 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Caleb Parks.
Dunn Baptist Church, Delhi: Homecoming Service, October 9, 11 a.m. Pastor: Bernard Duchesne Jr.
Welcome Home Baptist Church, Dodson: Homecoming Celebration, October 9, 10:15 a.m. Special Music: Sanctuary Quartet. Pastor: Charles Wesley. Bethlehem Baptist Church, Winnfield: Homecoming Celebration, October 9, 10:30 a.m. with a meal following the worship service. Pastor: Charles Malone
Red Oak Baptist Church, Livingston: Homecoming, October 9, 11 a.m. followed by dinner on the grounds following worship. Speaker: Jeff Smart. Music: Jon Paul Warren. Pastor: Jack Varnado.
Goodwill Baptist Church, Oak Grove: Homecoming celebration, October 16, 10:30 a.m. Pastor: Lucas House.
Beulah Baptist Church, Oak Grove: Harvest Sunday, October 2, 11 a.m. Special Music: Sanctuary Quartet. Pastor: Kenny Herring.
Pioneer Baptist Church, Pioneer: Revival, October 2-5, Sunday, 10:45 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Speaker: Tim Post. Worship: Ben Waites. All love offering will be taken at all the evening services. Nursery will be provided. For more information, call 318.282.8652. Pastor: Gary Wolfe.
New Light Baptist Church, Mangham: Revival service, October 2, 5:30 p.m. Pastor: David Richmond.
First Baptist Church, Downsville: Revival, October 2-5. Evangelist: Luke Hockenjos. Pastor: Trey Roberson.
Bethlehem Baptist Church, Winnfield: Revival, October 2-5, Sunday 11 a.m. & 5 p.m., Monday-Wednesday 6 p.m. Speaker: Craig James. Pastor: Charles Malone.
First Baptist Church, Converse: Revival, October 2-5, Sunday 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist: Rubin Weaver. Worship: The Allen Family. Pastor: Lon Almeida, associate pastor.
Bonita Road Baptist Church, Bastrop: Revival at the Log Cabin, October 2-5, Sunday 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday-Wednesday 7 p.m. Evangelist: Jon Harper. Worship: Broken Vessels. Pastor: Casey Johnson.
Bonita Road Baptist Church, Mer Rouge: Revival, October 6-8, 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist: Gevan Spinney. Worship: Richie Kelly & Friends. Pastor: Casey Johnson.
Fellowship Baptist Church, Central: Revival, October 9-13. Evangelist: Larry Jordan. Worship: Mackey Willis Family.
Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Ridgecrest: Fall Tent Meeting, October 13-14, Thursday, 5 p.m. Youth only, 7-12th grades; Thursday, 5 p.m., Tent Meeting in the park, Friday, 6 p.m., Tent Meeting in the park. Evangelist: Heath Williams, heathwolliamsministry.com. For further information call 318.955.9057 or 318.613.1312. Pastor: Brenton Smith.
First Baptist Church Starks: Revival, October 16-19. Evangelist: Mackey Willis. Worship: The Mackey Willis Family. Pastor: Ron Butler. n Sweetwater Baptist Church, Quitman: Harvest Day, October 23, 10:30 a.m. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Wilton Wall.
Alton Achorn is available for supply. Call 318.715.8874.
Oak Hill Baptist Church, Bastrop: Melody Boys in Concert, September 25, 10 a.m. Pastor: Andy Myrick.
First Baptist Church, West Monroe: Impact, September 28, 5-8 p.m. First 100 students will get free Chick-fil-A from 5- 6 p.m. Worship begins at 6 p.m. Speaker: Derek Griffon. Pastor: Michael Wood. n Louisiana Christian University, Pineville: Rend Collective – The Whosoever Tour, September 29 in Guinn Auditorium.
Journey Church, Pineville: The Skit Guys, September 29, 6:30 p.m. Purchase tickets at jcpineville.com/skitguys. Pastor: James Greer.
Coteau Baptist Church, Houma: WeRCalled in concert, October 1, 7 p.m. Pastor: Wayne Hunt.
Pioneer Baptist Church, Pioneer: Revival Kickoff, October 1, 5 p.m. Worship: Ben Waites, Ben Waites Ministries, Nashville, Tennessee. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Gary Wolfe.
First Baptist Church, Logansport: The Perrys in concert, October 2, 6 p.m. Pastor: Shawn Thrapp.
First Baptist Church, Pineville: First@ First Business Leader Luncheon, October 6, noon. Speaker: Mark Morelock, Louisiana Baptist Disaster Relief associate/volunteer mobilizer. Please RSVP to https://fbcpineville. secure2.agroup.com/events/firstatfirst/2022-01-05+11%3A50%3A00. Pastor: Stewart Holloway.
Grace Baptist Church, Monroe: The Kinsmen in concert, October 9, 10 a.m. Pastor: Ricky Baker.
First Baptist Church, Lafayette: I Still Believe Tour with Jeremy Camp and special guest Katy Nichole, October 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale at FBCLAF.org/tickets. Pastor: James Pritchard. n First Baptist Church, Covington: CeCe Winans – Believe For It Tour, October 13, 7 p.m. Tickets: https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1B005CBB0C18ACAF. Pastor: Waylon Bailey.
Stevendale Baptist Church, Baton Rouge: Greg Sullivan Ministries Presents Southern Gospel at Stevendale with special guest 4Calvary Quartet, October 14, 7 p.m. Pastor: Stephen Young. n Trinity Baptist Church, Pineville: Fall Festival, October 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Craft show, 4 p.m. The festival will feature a car show, carnival games, craft show and a concert. Pastor: Kevin Roberts.
Night of Hope, gospel praise benefit for St. Jude Children’s Hospital, October 15, 2 p.m. at the Rayville Performing Arts Center. Talent includes Old Paths, Lauren Talley, 3 Heath Brothers, Josh and Ashley Franks, The Allen Family, and Comedian Tim Lovelace. Tickets are available by calling 318.417.3929 or email SJNightofHope@gmail.com.
Refuge Baptist Church, Marksville: Harvest Festival, October 15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. There will be vendors, testimonies, food games, a pumpkin patch, hayride and live music.
Milldale Baptist Church, Zachary: Greg Sullivan Ministries in concert with special guest 4Calvary Quartet, October 16, 10:15 a.m. Pastor: Dennis Terry, Sr.