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Antioch Baptist Church

3501 Hwy 828
Farmerville, LA

Sunday School – 9:30 am
Sunday Worship – 10:30 am
Wednesday – 6:30 pm

Bethel Temple Pentecostal Church

2144 Hwy 33 North
Marion, LA

Sunday School – 11 am
Sunday Worship – Noon

Canaan Baptist Church

502 Canaan Church Rd.
Spearsville, LA

Sunday School – 10 am
Sunday Worship – 11 am

Bro. Brian Williams

Conway Baptist Church Homecoming

4323 HWY 549

North of Farmerville

Sunday, September 24, 2023

10 AM: Smith Family in Concert

11 AM: Memorial and Worship Service

Rev. Terry Mims, Guest Speaker

Lunch will follow in the Family Life Center.

Bro. Will Englerth, Pastor, invites friends and families

of present and former members to attend.

Dean Baptist Church

2309 Hwy 827
Marion, LA

Sunday School – 9:45 am
Sunday Worship – 11 am
Wednesday – 6:30 pm

Baby shower honoring Janna Roberson September 30 at Misty Kennedy’s 3-5pm. Registered at Walmart and Amazon. Mark your calendar for October 8th, Homecoming and Sanctuary Dedication at Dean. Bro Aleck Nyegaard will preach. No Sunday School, service will start at 10am. Times each week for Worship: Sunday School 9:45, Worship 11:00 and Wednesday night 6:30. There is a place for everyone. Please be in prayer for: Jeff Ray, Cecilia Patrick, Cora Crain, Tyronne McPherson, Bro Don Reeves, Judy Smith, Ed Hall, and Vivian Hall.

Evergreen Baptist Church

1380 Par Rd. 4410
Bernice, LA

Farmerville Methodist Church

301 Anthony Street
Farmerville, LA

Sunday School – 10 am
Sunday Worship – 11 am

Rev. Hank Hamilton

Do you believe in coincidences? While writing last week’s article an email popped up from “Hallow”. Hallow is a subscription app for Meditation and Prayer. The email said that Hallow is “beginning a journey through the Imitation of Christ, a widely read Christian book. “If we truly want to be enlightened and delivered from all blindness of heart, then let our principal study be meditation on the life of Jesus Christ. In today’s world, we’re stressed, anxious, distracted, & can’t sleep. But, many of us are looking for a deeper meaning to our lives – for a purpose; for God’s purpose for us. Hallow believes these two challenges can be addressed with the same solution; following Jesus – living our lives in imitation of Him; helping, giving and loving like Him. To live a Christ-like life we must build a real relationship with Him. A good start on this journey would be to communicate with Him often through prayer and simple conversation. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” If we acknowledge that He is with us every day, all day long and delight in His presence, we will then be living the above verse – praying (communicating) without ceasing. Prayer is the most intimate and wonderful way we can talk with God. We can do this silently or out loud – while driving, working, gardening, cooking, exercising or sitting in our most comfortable chairs. Brother Lawrence(1611-1691) – a lay brother in a Parisian Discalced Carmelite monastery remembered for the intimacy he expressed concerning his relationship to God in his posthumously written book  The Practice of the Presence of God says; “We should establish ourselves in a sense of God’s presence, by continually conversing with Him.” “You need not cry very loud: He is nearer to us than we think.” “That there is needed neither art nor science for going to God, but only a heart resolutely determined to apply itself to nothing but Him, or for His sake, and to love Him only. The more we know Him, the more we will desire to know Him. When spirit of God lives in us, it calls us to replace our wants with His wants. When we live as a reflection of Christ Jesus, with kindness and forgiveness, others will see who Jesus is and how His love can transform hearts and lives.

First Baptist Church Farmerville

400 N. Main St.
Farmerville, LA

Sunday School – 9:45 am
Sunday Worship -11 am and 6 pm
Wednesday – 6 pm

Pastor Kurt Auger

After Jesus teaches The Beatitudes, His Sermon on the Mount continues with a call for all of God’s people to be witnesses, to be the “salt and light” of the world. He encourages them to go influence those around them, Jew and Greek alike. This had not been the historical mindset of the Jewish people. In Matthew 5:17-19, Jesus also tells the crowd that He did not come to abolish the Law but to fulfill it. He says the Law will not pass away until it accomplishes all it was set to do, and that anyone who alters any part of the Law, and teaches others to do so, will be the least in the kingdom of Heaven. Religion misunderstood the purpose of the Law. God’s Word tells us in Galatians 3:24 that the purpose of the Law is to show us our need for a Saviour and to point us to Christ. That’s what He meant about fulfilling the Law. The Jewish religion erroneously thought the purpose of the Law was following the 10 Commandments, being “good enough,” and constantly accomplishing religious tasks that proved they were “good”. The religious leaders, especially, were a very self-righteous group. Then in Matthew 5:20, Jesus says something shocking. He tells the crowd that unless their righteousness exceeds that of their religious leaders, they will not enter into the kingdom of Heaven. It was a pointed condemnation of the religious elite and their teachings. The only way anyone can enter Heaven is to recognize he is NOT good enough and to  trust in God’s provision of Jesus as his substitute. Jesus paid for our sin on the Cross. No one gets to Heaven by being good. In fact, there will be no good people in Heaven; only bad people who realize they are helpless in their sin and who have cried out to God for grace. We can’t be good enough to earn our way into Heaven. We can’t catch God’s attention or earn His forgiveness by our actions. We bring nothing to the table other than our plea for forgiveness. Have mercy upon me a sinner, Oh God! Praise God for his grace and His mercy through Jesus Christ our Lord and Saviour! Amen! Join us every Sunday morning for worship at 11 AM, 400 No. Main, Farmerville. Or join us via our Facebook page, FBC Farmerville. Pastor, Bro. Kurt Auger; Minister of Music, Bro. Frank Nihart.

First Baptist Church Marion

3097 Taylor St.
Marion, LA

Sunday School – 9:30 am
Sunday Worship – 10:30 am and 11:30 am
Sunday Night – 6 pm
Wednesday – 7 pm

Pastor Bubba Hoggatt

Jerry Mac led the choir in the worship song “I Won’t Have to Worry Anymore.” Mr. Marvin Prestridge from the Gideons was our guest speaker today. He explained the great work being done to distribute Bibles to every corner of the world as well as here at home. The Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home supplies will be picked up in the morning. FBC will meet for See You at the Pole Wednesday, September 27th at 6:30 PM. 

Haile Church of Christ

270 Mina Parker Rd.
Marion, LA

Sunday Worship – 9:30 am and 10:45 am
Weds. – 6:30 pm

Hopewell Baptist Church

1578 Lem Rd. Spearsville

Wednesday night bible study – 6:30pm

We welcome you to join us!! Classes for all ages! “For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them” (Matthew 18:20).

Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church

10078 Hwy 15
Farmerville, LA

Sunday School – 10 am
Sunday Worship – 11 am and 6 pm
Wednesday – 6 pm

Pastor Dan Hall

Wednesday Bible Study, September 13th, Isaiah Chapter 49:1-12. V. 3 And said unto me, Thou art my servant, O Israel, in whom I will be glorified. You are what you do, not what you say you are. Just because you “say” that you are a Christian doesn’t mean that you are. It’s what you do that show others that you are a Christian. If you are a Christian, others should be able to see Jesus in you. Sunday School, September 17th, 1 Thessalonians Chapter 5:9, 14-28. V. 9 For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ, These verses are to prepare us for the rapture. Worship Service, September 17th, Jeremiah Chapter 13:1-15. V. 10 This evil people, which refuse to hear my words, which walk in the imagination of their heart, and walk after other gods, to serve them, and to worship them, shall even be as this girdle, which is good for nothing. Sunday Evening, September 17th, 1 Timothy Chapter 4:1-10. V. 1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; All the things mentioned in these verses are already happening today. When Covid-19 come, so many people left the church. So very many never returned. Churches have closed. A lot of them are listening and believing in “false, seducing teachings” on tv. They’re following the things of this world and not the true gospel of Jesus Christ. Ladies night will be September 21st at 6pm at the church. We will have “potluck” so bring your favorite dish. We will be discussing and deciding on  upcoming events. LMBC welcomes all our guests and members. We are always happy to see everyone who attend our church. Come join us at Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church where Jesus Christ is Lord of all!

Liberty Missionary Baptist Church

Spearsville, LA

Sunday School – 10 am
Sunday Worship 11 am and 6 pm
Wednesday – 6 pm

Bill Styron, Pastor

Prayers for a wonderful, blessed week and have a great 4th of July! Wednesday Bible Study, June 28th, Isaiah Chapter 44:9-11.  V.10. Who hath formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing? Sunday School, July 2nd, Genesis Chapter 41:41-57, 42:1-25. V. 8. And Joseph knew his brethren, but they knew not him. Worship Service, July 2nd, John Chapter 15:1-5. V.4. Abide in me, and I in you.  As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me. I love gardening but if I become distracted and forget to water my plants they would wither and die.  I sometimes find myself neglecting my time with Jesus. I might not pray for a few days. I set aside my Bible reading for a few weeks. Over time, I stop growing spiritually and start feeling as dry and wilted as my neglected plants. Jesus gives us a way to revive simply by reconnecting with Him. By praying and reading the Bible, we become rooted in Him. Remaining in Jesus allows us to be fruitful and we grow in Him. This afternoon, July 2nd, LMBC celebrated the 4th of July. Four beautiful and talented young ladies from Church of Christ came and sang. They were so very good! Everyone enjoyed listening to these very talented ladies. Afterwards we all gathered for great food and even better fellowship. July 30th – August 2nd LMBC will have VBS so mark your calendar and bring your children. Everyone is invited and welcome at Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church where Jesus Christ is Lord of all!

Litroe Church of God in Christ

357 Riley Trestle Rd Marion LA 71260

Please join us for our 100th year Anniversary Revival and Celebration! September 13th – 15th at 7pm and Sunday September 17th at 11am.

My Father’s House

4774 Hwy. 151
Downsville, LA

Take heed for the kingdom of Heaven is at hand. Our words may not be understood by the multitude but God has promised to do certain things for those who love Him and keep His commandments. Jesus said, “if you do not forgive, my Father in Heaven will not forgive.” Unforgiveness is a cancer that will destroy. Please understand that the way is narrow that leads to life and few find it.

Mt. Patrick Baptist Church

1232 Patrick Church Rd.
Bernice, LA

Join us for One Step Higher on Saturday Sept. 23 at 6pm. Come and hear a great gospel group.

New Hopewell Baptist Church

113 Plum St.
Bernice, LA

Rev. Greg Williams

Sunday School – 9:45 am
Sunday Worship – 11:15 am
Wednesday – 6:15 pm

Bible Study Teleconference #: 605-562-8401 (Access Code 6708350)

Christ Association/Union Food Pantry the last Thursday of each month 1-5 pm. Please bring a state-issued license or ID and a bill proving you live in Union Parish.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

600 E. Water St.
Farmerville, LA

Saturday Mass (Spanish) – 7 pm
Sunday Mass (English) – 9 am
1st Wednesday Mass – 6 pm

Redeemed Church of Marion

3062 Taylor Street
Marion, LA
(318) 201-5306

Sunday Worship – 10 am

Pastors Richard and Mickie Hinkle

Pastor Richard Hinkle would like to invite you to Redeemed Center of Marion. We are located at the former Marion High School Gymnasium on 3062 Taylor Street in Marion. We meet each Sunday at 10:30 for praise and worship, as well as an uplifting Word that will inspire and encourage you to rediscover your purpose in life.. We are presently a small group with a big heart for hurting people who are battling some of the same things that we are. We’re a Spirit filled and Spirit led group of believers who have experienced the grace of God. Redeemed Center of Marion is not your typical church. Our ministry is designed to re-purpose broken lives. There are men and women who have struggled in their lives with addictions of all kinds (drugs, alcohol, etc…) who may not be accepted in the typical or traditional church setting. In fact, they may still be battling some of these issues. They may have had a past of incarceration, rehab, broken relationships, or just a bad reputation from being raised in a negative culture. They may not look the part of a clean cut polished Christian. Redeemed Center welcomes these individuals to come and worship with us and learn how to rediscover God’s love and purpose for your lives. You will not be judged, but you will be accepted, valued, and discipled. Pastor Richard

Rocky Branch Baptist Church

Sunday School – 9:45 am
Sunday Worship -10:45 am and 6 pm
Wednesday – 6:30 pm

Associate Pastor Stephen Murry

From Jeremiah 29:10-13 – Ever feel you are not experiencing much, even in Christian services? Have we lost our sense of purpose? We can experience a “purpose driven life”. God has a purpose for each of us as Christians – “for I know the thoughts that I think toward you”, says the LORD, “thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”  Many think the world revolves around them. However, God was not made for us; we were created for Him. Without God, life makes no sense. We only know who we are, if we have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ – Who is the Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End (Revelations 1:8b) The driving force in lives is often: guilt, resentment and unresolved anger, fear (afraid to try something new), materialism (wanting a little more), and need for approval. We must accept our purpose as Christians – a single-minded passion for Christ. Whatever we do, is for the glory of God. Aligning our lives for His goal, we must be willing to do whatever HE calls us to do. Fulfilling the purpose God has for us, we will bring glory to Him. However, first one must accept Jesus Christ as Savior. Followed by Praising His Name in worship, for GOD in habits the praises of His people; Loving others, putting aside resentment and backstabbing; Using one’s spiritual gifts, in order to serve; Praying effectively, (verse 12) and I will listen to you. Then you will end life ‘well’. “Let my hands reach out to others. There’s a lonely soul somewhere, needing just one friend to care. Holy Spirit, touch through me.”                                            

Woodlawn Baptist Church

646 Hicks Frazier Rd.
Farmerville, LA

Sunday School – 9 am
Sunday Worship – 10 am
Wednesday Bible Study – 6 pm

Rev. Adrian Nelson

Zion Hill Baptist Church

899 Cypress Creek
Farmerville, LA

Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church

1409 Zion Hill Church Road

Dr. Tommy L. Carr, Pastor

Please join us each day for spiritual uplifting and anointing where you can join other Christians in prayer; Christians should Unite in times like these!!! “The prayers of the righteous availeth much.” – James 5:16.