Church Notes for July 30-31, 2022

Published 11:40 am Friday, July 29, 2022

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Bethlehem Baptist Church

Bethlehem Baptist Church and Elder Christopher Matthews has scheduled its 115th church anniversary observation on Sunday, July 31, during the 11 a.m. worship services. The theme for the event is, “A Solid Church on a Solid Rock,” and the scripture is Matthew 16:18. The guest minister will be the Rev. Dr. Keith Cowart, pastor of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Bogalusa. The church is recognized as being a landmark and the oldest African-American church in our city, after its founding on June 12, 1907. The church was originally located in the old Mill Quarters on Avenue T on land donated by the Great Southern Lumber Company. On Dec. 16, 2012, the church, located on its current site at 837 E. Seventh St., was destroyed by fire. The faith of the Bethlehem family remained strong and, in the tradition, the church was re-dedicated on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015. Pastor Matthews invites everyone to attend this historical service.

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. Join the church congregation as it focuses upon the Holy Gospel of St. Luke throughout this next church year. Please follow the church at Zion Lutheran Bogalusa on Facebook.

Sweet Beulah Baptist Church

The Sweet Beulah Baptist Church youth ministry will hold its fifth Sunday Youth Church Service on Sunday, July 31, at 11:15 a.m. The special invited guests will be the Washington Parish NAACP Youth Council. The guest speaker will be Tyrin Truong.

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.

Bogalusa Seventh-day Adventist Church

The Bogalusa 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.