Church Notes for June 5-6, 2021

Published 12:48 pm Friday, June 4, 2021

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Highland Baptist Church
Highland Baptist Church, located at 21022 Highway 21 N. in Bogalusa, has exciting events in June. On Sunday, June 6, the church will have Bro. Greg Sullivan as a featured singer. Come enjoy some good gospel music at 10:30 a.m. Vacation Bible School will be held Sunday, June 13, through Friday, June 18, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The program is “Destination Dig” and it is open to pre-K through fifth grade. Come have some fun and find new things about Jesus.

Palestine Baptist Church
It’s Vacation Bible School time at Palestine Baptist Church, located at 59369 Palestine Church Road in the Rio community. Children 4 years old through having completed sixth grade are admitted free from Monday, June 7, through Friday, June 11, from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. During the week, we will also have an opportunity for adults to participate in a Bible study. At “Destination Dig,” kids will unearth more than just dirt. They’ll discover real-life archaeological finds that have helped to uncover the truth about Jesus. Stories from the Bible will leap off the pages as kids explore where Jesus walked, and examine artifacts that bring the world of the Bible to life. As junior archaeologists, kids will study tangible pieces of the past to learn the truth about who Jesus is and why he came. Each evening, kids will make crafts, play fun games, enjoy tasty snacks, sing cool songs and learn about missions. This week of fun, food and exciting learning opportunities is free of charge and open to everyone. Call the church office at 985-732-7997 or visit the Facebook page ( for more information.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Varnado
Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Varnado, located at 64115 Jones Creek Road, is gearing up for Vacation Bible School from Monday, June 14, through Friday, June 18. The theme for this year is “Knights of the North Castle.” Students will enjoy an interactive, energizing, Bible-based good time as they go on a quest in search of the King’s Armor. They will become Knights and discover how to serve God and God’s mission for their lives. Classes for children and adults are scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The pastor, Dr. Byron C. Muse, invites the public to attend. For more information, contact the director, Annie Moses, at 985-516-5994.

New Life U.P.C.
New Life U.P.C., located at 1600 Jefferson St. in Bogalusa, will be having its annual Vacation Bible School this year from Monday, July 19, through Thursday, July 22, nightly from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Come join us as we ride the waves to Mystery Island. Ages 2-12. We will have worship, games, puppets and lessons all about the One True God. Free crafts and snacks nightly. You can also pre-register online at

Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial United Methodist Church
E.S.M. United Methodist Church, located at 510 Ave. B, would like for residents to come and worship with the congregation. Those who are unable to attend in person can follow the service on Facebook. All are welcome.
• Sunday school — every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
• Worship service — every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
• Bible study — every Thursday at 5:15 p.m. (topic is “the Sermon on the Mount).
• Children and youth activities — every Sunday from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.; movie night is every third Saturday at 6 p.m.

Love Outreach Family Worship Church
The Love Outreach Family Worship Church is distributing USDA “Food for Families” food boxes to Bogalusa and the surrounding area. Distribution will be every Wednesday at various locations. For more information, call 985-294-4587.

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
Children’s Sunday School and Pastor Joe Arthur’s Adult Bible class each begin at 9:15 a.m. Sunday service starts at 10:30 a.m. with Divine Worship celebrating Holy Communion every Sunday, using best practices to avoid coronavirus spread. Join our congregation as we focus upon the Holy Gospels of St. Mark and St. John throughout this next church year. Social distancing, facemasks and sanitizing is being practiced as recommended. Follow the church at “Zion Lutheran Bogalusa” on Facebook.

Calvary Christian Fellowship
Calvary Christian Fellowship, located at 1240 Ave. F. in Bogalusa, is having Sunday morning services in house at 10:30 a.m., and welcomes the public to come worship. If you can’t make the service on Sunday morning, then you can watch it live streaming on Pastor Larry Lassley’s Facebook page. You can also watch on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. on live streaming. Pastor Larry Lassley and congregation of Calvary Christian invite you to come.

The Church of God of Prophecy
The Church of God of Prophecy would like to extend a warm welcome for everyone to come out to services on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. and every second and fourth Sunday at 6 p.m. at the church, located at 1610 Greenlaw St. in Franklinton. For more information, call 985-549-0880 or 985-974-4461.

Annunciation Catholic Church
Annunciation Catholic Church will be praying the Rosary every Monday afternoon at 3 p.m. in the church. Prior to the recitation of the Rosary, the group will also pray the beautiful Divine Mercy Chaplet. As noted, these prayers will be held in the church, and not the chapel as in the past. Everyone is invited to come and pray the Rosary for peace in the world and for personal intentions.