Church Notes for Nov. 5-6, 2022

Published 10:25 am Friday, November 4, 2022

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ESM United Methodist Church

ESM United Methodist Church invites everyone to join us for the following activities. Sunday activities: Sunday school for all ages begins at 9 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10 a.m. The youth will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday activities include a prayer meeting at 5 p.m. and Bible study at 5:30 p.m. Trustees will meet on Monday, Nov. 14, at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Sunday, Nov. 20, will be a busy day for the church, with the following activities planned: UMM breakfast at 8 a.m. in the Family Life Center; Stewardship Sunday will be recognized at the 10 a.m. service; a covered-dish meal will be held in the Family Life Center after the Sunday service; and decorating the sanctuary for Advent will start at 5 p.m. The first Sunday of Advent is Sunday, Nov. 27. Join ESM for a combined Sunday school class at 9 a.m. in the fellowship hall. The December UMW meeting will be a trip to “The Tea Room” on Friday, Dec. 9. Please contact the church office if you are interested in attending.

Mt. Zion Church of Varnado

The Mt. Zion Church will be honoring its pastor, the Rev. Dr. Byron C. Muse and First Lady Debra Muse for six years of faithful service with a banquet to beheld on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Bethlehem Baptist Church Life Center in Bogalusa. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children. Contact Minister Tammy Sartin at 985-516-3473 for ticket purchases.

Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church

Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church of Bogalusa, located at 1104 Poplas St., will be celebrating its 95th Church Anniversary, Homecoming and Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 11 a.m. The theme is “A Blessed Church: One Body in Christ, Working Together in Faith and Love,” and the Scriptures are I Corinthians 12:12-18 and I John 4:6-8. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Michael Otkins, pastor of Sherman Missionary Baptist Church of Magnolia, Miss., and President Elect — Third District Bogue Chitto General Missionary Baptist Association, Inc. Deacon Eddie and Sister Deloris Walker are the chairpersons.