Church News

Published 10:46 am Monday, June 5, 2023

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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 Worship Service at 10 a.m. Youth meet at 5:30 p.m.

Prayer Meeting will take place on Wednesday’s beginning this week at 5:15 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Bible Study will follow the Prayer Meeting starting at 5:45 p.m. 

Friday, June 9 – UMW will travel to the Tea Room. Please meet at the church for departure at 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, June 16 – UMM will enjoy breakfast and fellowship in the Family Life Center at 8 a.m.

Vacation Bible School taking place at Palestine Baptist Church

Palestine Baptist Church is holding Vacation Bible School through June 5

9 from 8:30 a.m. until noon.

The event is for those who have completed preK through those who have completed sixth grade.

Vacation Bible School will feature games like Spin the Spinner, Beat the Click, Skip Ahead, Level Up and Play to Win. Twists and Turns is a fantastical celebration of games of all kinds. From classic tabletop games to strategy games to video games and more, children will play their way through Vacation Bible School in fun locations such as the Bible Study Game Room, Wild Card Crafts, Multiplayer Missions and Skip Ahead Snacks. But more importantly, they’ll see Jesus through the eyes of one of His closest friends and discover that trusting Jesus as Savior and following Him changes the game entirely.

Call 985-732-7997 or visit their Facebook page at or email for more information.

Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church Vacation Bible School

The Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church Vacation Bible School is being held through June 9 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Journey with us to Proclamation Safari Park where we will discover that Jesus is our rescuer. Join Park Ranger Rachel and Park Ranger Roscoe as they lead the proclamation partners to learn more about the animals at Proclamation Safari Park. While learning how the proclamation partners can help the animals, they will learn about Jesus and their need for Him to rescue them.

VBS Theme Verse:  John 14:6, “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.’’

Lesson 1 Jesus Came To Rescue
Lesson 2 Jesus Rescues by Example
Lesson 3 Follow the Rescuer
Lesson 4 The Power To Rescue
Lesson 5  The Victorious Rescue

There will be Vacation Bible School classes for all ages, including adults. 

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Vacation Bible School

Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Bogalusa Vacation Bible School  Proclamation Safari ‘Jesus is my Rescuer through June 9 from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m.

For more information, visit

Franklinton Youth Revival

Franklinton Youth Revival will take place on June 10 form 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

The event will feature live music, free food and snowballs and dynamic speakers.

The event is being hosted by several churches including, Centenary Methodist Church, Holy Family Catholic Church, Lighthouse Pentecostal Church, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Pentecostals of Mandeville, Storehouse Church and Sweet Home Church of Christ Holiness USA.

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Hero Hotline Vacation Bible School

Come and join us as we get ready to answer the HOTLINE! We have classes for children and adults of all ages.

The dates are June 12-16 from 5:30 7:30 p.m. nightly at  Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at

64115 Jones Creek Road in Angie.

The pastor is Dr. Byron C. Muse, Pastor and Sis. Jessica Hardge is the director

For more information, contact 985-732-7718 or 985-634-9647.

Kingdom of God Pastoral Anniversary Service

The Kingdom of God Church is having their Seventh-Year Pastoral Anniversary Service on Friday, June 23 at 7 p.m. at 814 Union Avenue honoring Apostle Kendon and Lady Arica Grant.

The theme is Mark 16:17-18.

For more information, call 985-241-5546.

Highland Baptist Church

Highland Baptist Church is holding Vacation Bible School on June 25-30 for pre-k through sixth graders.

The hours are 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Twist and Turns to follow.

Jesus changes the game. Come join us and have a good time.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, located at 64115 Jones Creek Road in Varnado, is currently seeking an experienced full time or part time musician. The church’s worship service begins at 11 a.m. every Sunday. Interested musicians should contact the director, Eddie Bruce Moses, at 985-750-1247 or the Chairman of the Board, Vertress Moses, at 985-516-0689, for more details. The Rev. Dr. Byron C. Muse is the church pastor.

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.

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. It is our sincere hope that you will come worship with us and study God’s Holy Word. Call 240-444-9401.

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.

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.

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.