THE YEAR 2015…...
August 30-September 2 (Sunday through Wednesday) Senior adult Bible Conference and Revival at First Baptist Church of Columbus MS. Dr. Shawn Parker, pastor. Bobby Sanderson, min of worship and seniors.
September 3-4 (Thursday-Friday) Tupelo for American Family Association. Buddy Smith, host.
September 11 (Friday) Port Luncheon, New Orleans. Done by Global Maritime Ministries to honor all workers at the N.O. port. I’ll be there sketching people from 11 am to 2 pm.
September 13-16 (Sunday thru Wednesday) Revival — Memorial Baptist Church, Perry County, MS (between Petal and New Augusta) — Terry Partin, pastor.
September 18 (Friday) Pastors and wives banquet. North Rapides Baptist Association, Pineville, LA. Dr. Robert Daniel, DOM.
September 20 Sunday morning — First Baptist Church, Kenner, LA. My home church for the past 25 years. 10:30 am. Dr. Mike Miller, our wonderful pastor, has invited me to preach on this anniversary.
September 21-22 Monday/Tuesday — First Baptist Church, Moss Point, MS. Dr. Michael Perry, pastor. Doing a Monday night Bible study class at the church and Tuesday morning, ministers meeting for the Jackson Baptist Assn, also at the church, dealing with grief ministry. Lunch to follow.
September 27 – (Sunday) North Columbia Baptist Church, Columbia, MS. Dr. Joe Wiggins, pastor. Preach at 10:30 am service and sketch people at the lunch to follow. “Healthy church conference” taking place Sunday thru Wednesday.
October 3-4 (Saturday, Sunday) I’m in West Virginia. Saturday night, the association meeting and Sunday morning, preaching for Westmoreland Baptist Church of Huntington, WV. Dr. C. J. Adkins, pastor.
October 9 (Friday) “Global Fest,” our annual fundraiser for Global Maritime Ministries. I’ll be sketching all evening. First Baptist Church of New Orleans.
October 11-14 Sunday-Wednesday Revival. Rockford, AL, Baptist Church. Jeff Fuller, pastor.
(Reserving the weekend of Oct 16-18 for a church that is considering an event)
October 19 (Monday night) Annual meeting of Marshall Baptist Assn, in Union Grove #1 Baptist Church, Albertville, AL. Bryan Moseley, my contact.
October 25-28 (Sunday thru Wednesday) Revival at Temple Baptist Church, Caruthersville, Missouri. Pastor Jim Pilcher.
November 8 (Sunday) Mount Zion Baptist Church, Columbus, MS. Dr. Steve Lammons, pastor. Preaching morning and night services.
November 13-15 (Friday-Sunday) Immanuel Baptist Church, Pikeville, Kentucky. Michael Sanders, Pastor. We’ll do a deacons retreat Fri night/Sat morning, possibly something Sat night; church Sunday morning and maybe a family activity in the afternoon.
November 21 (Saturday) Deacons retreat. Winnsboro, LA. For the Deer Creek Baptist Association (Dr. James Carson, DOM). Dr. Craig Beeman, pastor of FBC Winnsboro.
November 22 (Sunday) New Ouachita Baptist Church at Enterprise, LA. Morning service at 10 am followed by lunch at the church. James King, pastor.
December 4-5 (Friday-Saturday) Arlington, TX. Speaking/drawing at the annual board of directors for Evangelist Joe Atkinson.
December 11,12,13 (Friday-Sunday) First Baptist, Jackson, Mississippi’s Carols by Candlelight. I’ll be in the foyer (or somewhere) sketching people as they enter and depart, all three nights. L. Lavon Gray, is the minister of worship. (I was on staff here for 3 wonderful years in the early 1970s, and have loved this church all these years.)
December 16 (Wednesday) — Christmas banquet for Covenant Community Church, Greenwell Springs, LA. Jeff Stanfill, pastor.
THE YEAR 2016—
January 14 — 1:45 pm (doctor’s appointment)
January 24 (Sunday) Centreville Baptist Church, Centreville, MS. Dr. Dennis Johnsey, pastor.
February 14 weekend. With Dr. Joe Young in Charleston, MS. Several churches, including Calvary Chapel at Parchman, MS where Joe pastors.
(April 14-16 Medical Dental Fellowship of the SBC meets in Grapevine, TX.) I’m undecided about attending. Our good friend Dr. Cathy Pate is the president, and I could sketch everyone. Are those reasons enough to go?
May 1 (Sunday) “Senior Adult Day” Easthaven Baptist Church of Brookhaven, MS. Phil Turner is senior adult minister and Matt Powell is pastor.
May 19-20 (Friday-Saturday) Draw for a credit union convention in Biloxi. Beau Rivage. Tom McWilliams, contact.
June 5 — Centreville MS Baptist Church.
June 19 — Centreville MS Baptist Church
June 26 — Centreville MS Baptist Church
July 3 — Centreville MS Baptist Church
July 17 — Centreville MS Baptist Church
August 14 — Centreville MS Baptist Church — my 7th Sunday at that precious church this year.
September 11 (Sunday luncheon) Annual singles’ luncheon for the Coffee Baptist Association, Enterprise Alabama. Dr. John Granger, DOM.
September 26-29 Senior adult revival, Baton Rouge Association. Dr. Tommy Middleton, director of missions.
And that’s where we are at the moment!
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