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ON THE MOVE
Andy Jacobson is the interim worship leader at Trinity Baptist Church, Lake Charles.
Green Oak Baptist Church, Merryville: 139th Homecoming, October 22, 11 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will follow the worship service. Pastor: Mark Norwood.
New Prospect Baptist Church, Dubach: Homecoming Sunday, October 22, 10:45 a.m. Guest Speaker: Terry Ganey, Dunn Baptist Church. Special Music: TBA. A potluck meal and congregational singing will follow. Pastor: Marvin Winham.
Main Street Mission, Pineville: Homecoming, October 29, 10:30 a.m.. Dinner on the grounds follows the worship service. Pastor: Sam West.
Colfax Baptist Church, Colfax: Homecoming Service Nov. 5, 11 a.m. Following the service enjoy a cake/coffee fellowship. Pastor: Shane Anderson.
New Hope Baptist Church, Elmer: 150Th Homecoming and Pioneer Days, November 11-12, Saturday Noon-6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be live music and Wild Horse Ministries. Pastor:
Mangham Baptist Church, Mangham: Homecoming, November 12, Pastor: Rick Aultman.
Jerusalem Baptist Church, Pumpkin Center: 121st Homecoming, November 12, Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Worship service: 10:30 a.m. Guest Speaker: Greg Duncan, former music minister at Jerusalem, who is now a pastor. There will be dinner on the grounds following worship service. Pastor: Chuck Stewart.
First Baptist Church, Mansfield: Revival, October 22-25. Revival starts Sunday morning and then 6:30 p.m. nightly. Evangelist: Luke Hockenjos. Worship: Broken Vessels. A nursery will be provided. Pastor: Chad Harbarger.
Hillcrest Baptist Church, Franklinton: Fall Revival, October 22-25, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. service followed by dinner on the grounds 6 p.m. service; Monday-Wednesday 12 p.m. service, 6 p.m. service. Guest Speaker: David Allen. Worship: The Mackey Willis Family. Pastor: Dustin Pierce.
Mt. Gilead Baptist, Vivian: Fall Revival, October 22-25. Evangelist: Kyle Williams, World Recovery, LLC. Pastor: William Treadway.
Cypress Baptist Church, Benton: Harvest Sunday, October 29, Evangelist: Bill Britt, Pastor: John Fream.
First Baptist Church, Jonesville: End Time Prophecy Revival, October 29-November 1, 6:30 p.m. nightly. Sponsored by Ouachita Baptist Association. Evangelist: Al Gist.
Fellowship Baptist Church, Trout: Second annual Bible Conference and Revival Nov. 1-5. Evangelist: Roger Haney, Malcolm Ellis, Scotty McDowell, Philip Robertson. Worship: Glen and Pinny Harrigill, Scott Windham, and Glenn Price. For more information contact Shad Tibbs at 318.992.2874. 318.374.0235 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pastor: Shad Tibbs.
Sugartown Baptist Church, Sugartown: Revival, November 3-5 nightly; Sunday morning, 11 a.m. Evangelist: Lyndon Longoria. Special Music: Kerry Longoria & Samuel & Sarah O’Kelley. Pastor: Allen O’Kelley.
Washington Baptist Church, Washington: Harvest Sunday, November 19, 11 a.m. Evangelist: Asa Longoria. Special Music: Kerry Longoria. Pastor Louis Charrier.
Red River Community Church, Marksville: Harvest Sunday, November 19, 6 p.m. Evangelist: Lyndon Longoria. Special Music: Kerry Longoria. Pastor: Louis Charrier.
New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Denham Springs: Revival, November 26-29. Evangelist: Bill Britt. Pastor: Randall Gill.
New Beginnings Church, Castor: Revival, November 26-29, Evangelist: Worship: Broken Vessels. Pastor: David Bolyer
East Jena Baptist Church, Jena: Southern Plainsmen in concert, October 22, 10:45 a.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Mike Wilkinson.
Rocky Springs Baptist Church, Lisbon: Trunk-or-treat, October 22, 4-6 p.m. There will be a cake walk, costume contest, and free hot dogs. Pastor: Chris Stephens.
Woodland Park Baptist Church, Hammond: Fall Festival, October 22, 5-7 p.m. There will be games, classic cars, hayrides, food, petting zoo, trunk or treat and much more. Pastor: Tim Moffit.
Pineville Park Baptist Church, Pineville: Fall Festival, October 22nd, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of carnival games, candy, prizes, hotdogs, cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn, and family fun… and it’s all free. Wear your costume, and come enjoy the fun with your whole family. We will be giving away over $300 in door prizes, and all you have to do is show up and be there for the drawing at the end. Pastor:
First Baptist Church, Mandeville: 2023 Fall Festival, October 28, 6 p.m. Trunk or Treat, cookie decorating & crafts, Hayride, face painting and photo booth. Free Admission. Dinner is available for $5/plate. Pastor: Ronny Cooksey.
Bonita Road Baptist Church, Mer Rouge: Fall Festival, October 28, 4-6 p.m. Bonita Road Baptist Church, Log Cabin: Fall Festival, October 28, 6-8 p.m. It will be an awesome day of fun, games and food. Pastor: Casey Johnson.
Trinity Baptist Church, Natchitoches: Nobody’s Gonne Die Today, Matt and Liana Branch; October 28, 6 p.m. Cost: $10. The meal begins at 5 p.m. There will be a gumbo supper, door prizes and giveaways. RSVP to Jaime: 318.214.8020 or email email@example.com
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Shreveport: Family Fall Festival Trunk & Treat, October 28, 2-4 p.m. This will take place in the church’s back parking lot. There will be old-time cars, bounce houses, hot dogs, nachos and lots of treats. Free admission and everyone is welcomed. Pastor: Scott Shirley.
Grace Memorial Baptist Church, Slidell: Fall Fest. October 28, 10 a.m. – noon. There will be games, face painting, cake walk, petting zoo, hayrides and more. For more information call 985.643.6017. Pastor: Jerauld Smith.
Creston Baptist Church, Creston: Southern Plainsmen in concert, October 29, 10:30 a.m. A love offering will be taken. Pastor: Truman Leach.
First Baptist Church, Sibley: 5th annual Fall Festival, October 29, 5-8 p.m. There will be Trunk-or-Treat, a Hayride, Chili, Costume Contest, and more! Come join the fun. We will also be hosting a food drive during the event to collect goods for families during the upcoming holiday season. Pastor: Brock Childers.
South Bossier Baptist Church, Bossier City: Fall Fest, October 29, 5 p.m. There will food, fun and games. Jump in the jump house, ride the hayride, try the chili for the chili cook off or win some candy. It will be a great time for the whole family. Pastor: Randy Ziegler.
Mangham Baptist Church, Manham: Trunk or Treat, October 29, 5:30 p.m. Pastor: Bill Aultman.
Watson Baptist Church, Watson: Fall Festival, October 29, 4-6 pm. Join us for Watson Baptist Church’s Annual Fall Festival with Trunk-or-Treat and a Chili Cookoff. It will be a fun evening with lots of candy and games, an indoor walk-through a maze, and a Chili Cook-Off! Vote for your favorite pot of chili. Trophies will be given for the best chili and best Trunk. Any donations will go to benefit the Family Village, Walker. Pastor: John Pemberton.
First Baptist Church, Bossier: Fall Festival, October 29, 5-7 p.m. There will be games, inflatables, food trucks and lots of candy. This is a free event and will be held at Freedom Fields. Pastor: Brad Jurkovich.
First Baptist Church, New Orleans: Fall Festival, a community wide event, October 29, 4-7 p.m. There will be a giant inflatable obstacle course, a 20-foot slide, a small bounce house for younger kids, Face Painting, free food, and many carnival games for candy prizes. This will be a free event for all who attend. Pastor: Chad Gilbert.
Longview Baptist Church, Deville: Fall Festival, October 29, 4-7 p.m. There will be games, free food, prizes and much more. Pastor: Robby Poole.
Bayou Vista Baptist Church, Morgan City: Fall Festival, October 29th, 5-7 p.m. Pastor: Eric Green.
Houston River Baptist Church, Sulphur: Fall Fest, October 28. Pastor: Lonnie Gothrup.
Gateway Baptist Church, Ball: Fall Festival, October 28, 5:30-8:30 p.m. There will be games, music, hayrides and prizes.
Westlake Baptist Church, Westlake: Fall Fest at Pinederosa Park, October 29, 4-7 p.m. There will be food trucks, Trunk or Treat, games, a maze and family friendly costumes, please. This event is being put on by Westlake churches and organizations.
First Baptist Church, Sulphur: Light up the night, October 29. 6-8 p.m. This event is free and there will be hot dogs, s’mores, popcorn, cotton candy, photo booth. Pastor: Michael Linton.
Little Pass Baptist Church, Charenton: Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat, October 29, 5-8 p.m. Pastor: Chris Holloway.
Friendship Baptist Church, Baskin: Fall Festival, October 29, 5-7 p.m. Bring the family and have some fun with a rib cookoff, Pinecar Derby, kid games with candy prizes, adult games, Gospel music. Pastor: Prentis Gandy.
Searcy Baptist Church, Trout: Fall Festival, October 29, 5-6:30 p.m. There will be a Trunk-or-Treat, chili contest, hot dogs, frito pies, cake walk and face painting. Pastor: Steve Jenson
Sale Street Baptist Church, Lake Charles: Trunk or Treat, October 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Come join in on this free, safe community event. Pastor: Drew Mills.
Westview Baptist Church, DeRidder: Fall Festival, October 31, 6-8 p.m. There will be games, candy, prizes, a firetruck, balloons. Pastor: Jason Hoychick.
Pine Hill Baptist Church, Leesville: Fall Festival, October 31, 6-8 p.m. There will be food, games, hayride and a chili cookoff. For more information call 337-353-1533. Pastor: Keith Dowden.
Pioneer Baptist Church, Pioneer: Fall Festival, October 31. There will be food, games, fun and great fellowship. Everyone is invited. Pastor: John Cleveland.
Unity Baptist Church, Pineville: Treats on a Trail, October 31, 5:30 p.m. Come join us for gumbo, treats on the walking trail, cake walk and much more. Pastor: James Brown.
Start Baptist Church, Rayville: Trunk or Treat, October 31, 5:30-7 p.m. Safe fun for the whole family. Pastor: Jeff Thomas.
First Baptist Church, Coushatta: Fall Festival, October 31, 6-8 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Free entry. There will be plenty of games, fun and fellowship. Pastor: Philip Caples.
Bethel Baptist Church, Colfax: Harvest Fest, October 31, 6-8 p.m. This free family friendly event will be held in the Family Life Center. There will be inflatables, games, candy, prizes, cupcake walk, gumbo, nachos, popcorn and cotton candy. Pastor: Kenneth Bratton.
Riverview Baptist Church, Alexandria: Down East Boys in concert, November 3, 7 p.m. Pastor: David Newton.
New Hope Baptist Church, DeQuincy: New Hope Harvest Festival, Nov. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This is free entry. There will be games, bounce houses, food, popcorn, cotton candy, blood drive, hayride. Pastor: Roland Hebert.
Antioch Baptist Church, Rayville: Sanctuary Quartet in concert, November 5, 10 a.m. Pastor: Keith Evans.
Trees Baptist Church, Vivian: Faith Promise Missions Missions Conference, November 5, 9:30 a.m. -noon. Speaker: David Whatley, founder of Watersprings Children’s Home in Texarkansas (9:30 a.m.) and Steve Horn, Louisiana Baptists executive director, 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be at noon. Pastor: Mark Crook.
Trinity Baptist Church, Natchitoches: Worship Night – You Deserve the Glory, November 5, 7 p.m. Special guest: Josue Bustillo. Pastor: Logan Brown.
First Baptist Church, Ponchatoula: Ernie Hasse + Signature Sound, November 5, 6 p.m. Cost: $20 per ticket and tickets are available at welcome center or church office. Pastor: David Cranford.
Pine Grove Baptist Church, Effie: Mark Lanier in concert, November 12, 11 a.m.
Mt. Paran Baptist Church, Shongaloo: Mark Lanier in concert, November 26, 6 p.m. Pastor: Edgar Bryan.