Church Notes for July 16-17, 2022

Published 10:35 am Friday, July 15, 2022

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ESM United Methodist Church

ESM United Methodist Church invites everyone to join Sunday, July 17, to welcome the church’s new minister Brian Ridgedell and wife Cindy. A reception will be held after the service in the Fellowship Hall at the church. Please note the new times for Sundays: Sunday school for all ages begins at 9 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10 a.m. Youth will meet at 5:30 p.m. The next board meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 18, at 5:15 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

Sweet Rest Baptist Church

There will be Vacation Bible School at Sweet Rest Baptist Church in Franklinton on Wednesday, July 20, through Friday, July 22, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a picnic on Saturday, July 23. For further information, contact Bro. Brian Dillon, Ms. Ciji Marks or Deacon Greg Route. The pastor is Rev. Norbert Hills Jr.

Centenary United Methodist Church

There will be a chicken barbecue dinner sponsored by the Mission Team of Centenary United Methodist Church of Franklinton, on Friday, July 22, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The cost is $10 per plate. Just drive by the farmers’ market to pick up and pay for the dinner. Donations will be used for missions for the rest of 2022. For more information, call Mary Jo Poole at 985-839-2261 or the church office at 985-839-3808.

Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church

The Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church family will be celebrating their pastor Dr. Raymond E. Mims Sr.’s 44th anniversary for pastoral leadership at the church. The Pastor’s Anniversary Service will be Sunday, July 24, at the church, which is located at 1104 Poplas St. in Bogalusa. The anniversary service time is 3 p.m. The anniversary guest speaker will be Pastor Bobby Showers Jr. of Community Missionary Baptist Church of Fluker. Please join them on this momentous occasion.