Church Notes for Nov. 20-21, 2021
Published 12:53 pm Friday, November 19, 2021
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Bethlehem Baptist Church
Elder Christopher Matthews and Bethlehem Baptist Church has scheduled its annual “Fruit of the Harvest” program and observation of the 114th church anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 21, during the 11 a.m. worship service. The theme for the program is “Give Thanks Unto the Lord,” and Psalms 100:4. The guest speaker for the event will be the Rev. Norwert Hills Jr., pastor of the Sweet Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Franklinton. The public is invited to attend.
Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church
Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church of Bogalusa, located at 1104 Poplas St., will be celebrating its 94th Church Anniversary, Homecoming and Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 11 a.m. The theme is “He Has Been with Us from the Beginning … We’ve Got a Testimony” (John 15:27). The guest speaker will be the Rev. Michael Otkins, pastor of Sherman Missionary Baptist Church of Magnolia, Miss. COVID-19 protocol will be enforced. Face masks are required.
New Life U.P.C.
New Life U.P.C., located at 1600 Jefferson St. in Bogalusa, will be selling fried turkeys for Thanksgiving. Turkeys are 12-14 pounds each. They will be available Sunday, Nov. 21, through Wednesday, Nov. 24. Pickup times will be until noon each day. There will also be chicken and cornbread dressing for sale. Turkeys are $35 and dressings are $25 for small and $35 for large. For more information, or to place your order, call Tim at 985-516-2124.
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.
Seventh-day Adventist Church
The Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 19617 Highway 21 North in Bogalusa, welcomes everyone to come worship with us every Saturday. Our Sabbath school begins at 9:40 a.m. and worship service begins at 11 a.m. We have a fellowship meal following our worship service and everyone is invited to stay. We also have Bible study every Wednesday night at 6 p.m. It is our sincere hope that you will come worship with us and study God’s Holy Word. Call 240-444-9401.
New Bethel Church
Every week is full of activity at New Bethel Church, located at 737 Ave. F in Bogalusa. Monday at 6:30 p.m. is a Small Group Class on Prayer by Sister Mary. Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. is Wild Ones Youth Night. Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. is a Leadership and Prayer Meeting, and at 6:30 p.m. is Worship and Teaching. Thursday at 6:30 p.m. is Celebrate Recovery. Friday at 6 p.m. is Chosen Movie Night. Saturday at 6 p.m. is Karaoke Night, and Sunday at 11 a.m. is the Sunday Morning Service.
Elizabeth Sullivan Memorial United Methodist Church
E.S.M. United Methodist Church, located at 510 Ave. B in Bogalusa, 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 — ESM, UMC. All are welcome.
• Sunday School — Sunday at 9:30 a.m.
• Worship Service — Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
• Bible Study — Thursday at 5:15 p.m.
• Children — Sunday from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Please note the new time.
• Youth — Sunday from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.
• First Thursday of each month there is a UMW Meeting at the church beginning at 9 a.m. Come join the women as they enjoy fellowship, worship and great food.
• Third Saturday of each month is a workday at the church beginning at 9 a.m., rain or shine. Come be part of the body of Christ by helping out around the church.
• Third Sunday of each month is Men’s Breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. Come join the men as they enjoy fellowship, devotion and great food.
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.
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 the congregation of Calvary Christian Fellowship 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.