Church Notes for June 9, 2021

Published 2:18 pm Tuesday, June 8, 2021

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New Bethel Church
New Bethel Church, located at 737 Ave. F in Bogalusa, will be having a “Wild Ones Youth Group” two-day garage sale and fund-raiser on Friday, June 11, and Saturday, June 12. The group is raising money to attend an upcoming event in Hamilton, Ala.

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.

Highland Baptist Church
Highland Baptist Church, located at 21022 Highway 21 N. in Bogalusa, will have Vacation Bible School from 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.

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.