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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Beulah Baptist Church Pastor Charles Blanchard was ordained January 29 n Don Francis, associate pastor at Eastwood Baptist Church, Haughton, has resigned to hospice chaplaincy.
Mike Anderson is retiring as pastor at Haynes Avenue Baptist Church, Shreveport.
Chris Keeny has resigned as pastor at Westlake Baptist Church, Shreveport to go on the foreign mission field.
Kristen McAnelly is the new children’s minister at Covenant Benton.
Hunter Johnson is the new music minister at Bonita Road Baptist Church, Bastrop.
Don White has resigned as pastor of Jerusalem Baptist Church, Calhoun to accept a position in Texas.
Oren, wife Ginger, Conner is the new pastor at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church.
Matt Root is the new interim Student Ministry Leader at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church.
Valerie Loolara is the new Women’s Ministry Leader at Greenwell Springs Baptist Church.
Chad, wife Kimberly, Estes is the new pastor at Gravel Hill Baptist Church, Pitkin.
Open Door Baptist Church, Ragley: Bible Conference, February 22-24, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Speakers: Jerry Chaddick, Kevin Hamm, Bob Pittman, Don Savell, Rubin Weaver. Worship: Nicholas Costello and Randy Hayes. Pastor: Sonny Simpson.
Vick Baptist Church, Vick: Revival, February 22-24, 6:30 p.m. nightly. Speaker: Steve Speer. Worship: The Dunlaps. Pastor: Doobie Perkins.
Goodwill Baptist Church, Oak Grove: Revival, February 26-March 3. Worship: The Mackey Willis Family. Pastor: Lucas House.
Senior Adult Revival, February 27-March 1, Monday, Trinity Baptist Church, 10 a.m.; Tuesday, First Baptist Church Oak Grove, Wednesday, Kilbourne Baptist Church, 10 a.m. A potluck lunch following each service. Speaker: Chad Ballard, Worship: Keith Welch. Sponsored by Bayou Macon Baptist Association.
First Baptist Church, Haughton: Revival, February 26- March 1, Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Gevan Spinney.
Little Flock Baptist Church, Many: Revival, February 26-March 1, 2023, Sunday 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Steve Bennett. Pastor: Ottis Branam.
Sweetwater Baptist Church, Quitman: Bible Conference, March 1-3, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, 9:30 a.m., luncheon and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 9:30 a.m., luncheon and 6:30 p.m., Friday, 9:30 a.m. Evangelists: Bill Britt, Jerry Chadwick Gary Bowlin, Bob Pittman, Luke Hockenjos, Herb Reavis. Worship: Ray Jones and Company. Pastor: Wilton Wall.
Calvary Baptist Church, Merryville: Revival, March 2-4, 6:30 p.m. nightly. Evangelist: Jason Hawley. Worship: Calvary praise team. Pastor: Jim Miers.
Jamestown Baptist Church, Jamestown: Revival, March 5-8, March 5, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday-Wednesday 6-8, 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Luke Hockenjos. Worship: WeRcalled. Pastor: Stan Foster.
Third annual Come to Jesus Revival, March 5-8, 7 p.m. at LaSalle High School Gym. Evangelist: Sunday, Community potluck, Bill Britt, Monday, Ladies Night, Miz Chocolate, Picayune, Mississippi, Tuesday, Men’s Night, Bill Britt and Wednesday, Youth Night, Bubba Ezell. Worship: McClanahan Family, Broken Vessels and Kinetik. Meals will be served at 5:30 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 p.m. The revival is hosted Pinehill Baptist Church, Olla, Christians Sharing Christ, Clarks, Kelly Baptist church, First Baptist Church, Olla and First Baptist Church, Tullos.
First Baptist Church, Ferriday: Revival, March 10- 12, Speaker: Glenn Melvin. Pastor: James Ulmer.
First Baptist Church, Gilbert: Revival, March 12- 15; Sunday 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday 7 p.m. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Worship: The Allens. Pastor: Wyman Ezell.
Calvary Baptist Church, Many: Revival. March 25-29. Evangelist: Luke Hockenjos. Pastor: Cyle Clayton.
First Baptist Church, Lafayette: Ignite ’23 Revival, March 26-29, 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist: Jay Lowder. Pastor: James Pritchard.
Lismore Baptist Church, Jonesville: Revival, March 26-29. Evangelist: Bob Pittman. Pastor: Ken Gilmore. n First Baptist Church, Dry Prong: Revival at the BFit22 Auditorium, March 26-29, Sunday, 6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Revival services are provided by cooperation of Baig Creek Baptist Churches. For more information, call Daryl Stagg, association mission strategist at the Baptist Mission Center, 318.449.4353.
First Baptist Church, Ferriday: Surplus chairs to be given away at (no cost), 100 for children (wooden) and 35 theater chairs for adults. Call Bill Beasley. First Baptist Church, Ferriday, 601.807.5237.
Mystic Baptist Church, Fields: Seeking a pastor. Mystic Baptist Church is seeking a bi-vocational Southern Baptist pastor. This position entails conducting Sunday morning and Sunday evening worship services and Wednesday night prayer service. Applicant must be a leader who is prayerful, wise and steadfast: must be people oriented and possess strong pastoral skills. Should have the ability to assimilate with the people and culture of Mystic Baptist Church. This individual should be passionate in reaching out to the youth and young adults in our community. Housing is available and salary will be discussed. Contact Gary Wood 337- 340-6075 or email a résumé to email@example.com.
First Baptist Church, Covington: Adults 55+ Spring Celebration will feature Terry Blackwood, a Grammy award winning gospel singer and backup vocalist with Elvis Presley on Tuesday, March 21, at 10 a.m. in the Worship Center. ONLINE registration is REQUIRED at www.fbccov.org/adults-55. Cost is $10, payable at the door, which includes lunch at noon. Deadline to register is noon on Friday, March 17. Pastor: Waylon Bailey.
Calvary Baptist Church, Tullos: Mark Lanier in concert, 11 a.m. February 26. Pastor: Norris Curry.
First Baptist Church, Pineville: First@First Business Leader Luncheon, March 2, noon. Speaker: Louisiana state Senator, Glen Womack, Louisiana District 32. Please RSVP to https://fbcpineville. secure2.agroup.com/events/firstatfirst/2022-01-05+11%3A50%3A00. Pastor: Stewart Holloway.
Second Baptist Church, Jackson: Mark Lanier in concert, March 2, 11 a.m. Pastor: Clark Foshee.
First Baptist Church, Slaughter: Mark Lanier in concert, March 2, 6 p.m. Pastor: Basil Wicker.
Maurepas Baptist Church, Maurepas: Greg Sullivan Ministries in concert with the Bibletones, March 5, 10 a.m. Pastor: Glynn Reine.
Lighthouse Baptist Church, Independence: Greg Sullivan Ministries in concert with the Bibletones, March 5, 6 p.m. Pastor: Gene Hoyt.
Kingsville Baptist Church, Pineville: Central Louisiana Baptist Association missions and ministry fair, March 5, 5-7 p.m. the event schedule includes worship, a message of encouragement from Louisiana Baptist Church Planting Director James Jenkins and a time for participants to visit tables of various state and national missions’ organizations. For more information, contact Rick Bullock, pastor of College Drive Baptist Church and the fair’s organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 318.729.7199. Pastor: Bart Walker.
University of New Orleans, New Orleans: Casting Crowns Healer Tour at Lakefront Arena, March 9, 7 p.m. Worship: Casting Crowns with We Are Messengers and Ben Fuller. For tickets, go to https://www.eventticketscenter.com/casting-crowns-new-orleans-03-09-2023/5462542/t
Heymann Performing Arts Center, Lafayette: Casting Crowns Healer Tour at Lakefront Arena, March 23, 7 p.m. Worship: Casting Crowns with We Are Messengers and Ben Fuller. https://www.eventticketscenter.com/castingcrowns-lafayette-03-23-2023/5462545/t
New Hope Baptist Church, Jennings: Greg Sullivan Ministries in concert, March 11, 6 p.m. Pastor: Eric Crochet.
Riverview Baptist Church, Alexandria: Jeff and Sheri Easter — Sweethearts of Gospel Music, March 17, 7 p.m. Pastor: David Newton.
First Baptist Church, Moss Bluff: Rend Collective and special guest Sean Curran on the Whosoever Tour, March 18, 7 p.m. Get your tickets now as they are going quickly. https:// www.ticketweb.com/event/the-whosoever-tour-with-rend-first-moss-bluff-tickets/12888895?pl= transparentprod&REFID=digital&fbclid=IwAR0L qxssJg1qqg22Bh0ezXPz0Qq_VyQ0zaw3nqawTPwQ43YQua_NL5nuAw. Pastor: Bryan Carter.
Harmony Baptist Church, Delhi: Sanctuary Quartet in concert, March 19, 5 p.m. Pastor: Russell Caldwell.
First Baptist Church, Lafayette: DNow, March 24-25, 7-10 p.m.; Sunday Services, March 26, 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 6 p.m. Speaker: Jay Lowder, Harvest Ministries. Pastor: James Pritchard.
Midway Baptist Church, Bedico: Greg Sullivan Ministries in concert, March 26, 10: 30 a.m. Pastor: Daniel Breithaupt.
Bayou Vista Baptist Church: Annual Gulf Coast Music Celebration, March 26, 6 p.m.
Sale Street Baptist Church, Lake Charles: Matt Papa Live, March 30, 7 p.m. Cost: free event. Pastor: Drew Mills. n Inaugural Camp Harris 4-Person Golf Scramble Fundraiser, April 1 at Trails End Golf Course, Arcadia. Cost: $500 for four-man team. Remit to Harris Baptist Assembly Camp 2800 Harris Rd, Minden, La.71055. For more information call Harry O’Brown, camp manager, at 318.455.5012 or Michael Sanders, tournament director at 318.458.6100.
First Baptist Church, Pineville: Only the Beginning Tour, March 30, 7 p.m. Special Guests: Big Daddy Weave, Hannah Kerr and the Young Escape. Tickets: www.ticketweb.com/event/only-the-begining-tour-with-first-baptist-church-ticke ts/12945895?pl=transparentprod&REFID=digital. Pastor: Stewart Holloway.