July 28 Friday night. New Orleans. Fundraiser for Global Maritime Ministries. Held at Mardi Gras World. I’ll be sketching nonstop.
July 30 (Sunday) Morning and night services at Harpersville (MS) Baptist Church, Bobby McKay pastor.
August 6 (Sunday) 10:30 am Preach for First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS.
August 15 (Tuesday) First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS “Tuesday Men’s Stories,” a business luncheon. I’ll be reminiscing about my days on staff of this church, from the 1970s.
August 18-19 Friday-Saturday, Metrolina associational deacons retreat in Charlotte NC. Dr. Bob Lowman, director of missions.
August 20 (morning service) First Baptist Church, Inman, SC. Dr. Paul Moore, pastor.
August 22 (morning) Prayer breakfast at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Thanks to Chaplain Wayne Scholle.
August 24 (Thursday) 9:30 am “Pastors Dialogue.” A group of local pastors meet monthly. Trace Ridge Baptist Church. (I’m hosting this one at friend Steve Street’s church)
September 7 (Thursday evening) Fairview Baptist Church, Columbus MS Seniors monthly session. Tommy Gillon, min of senior adults.
September 17 (Sunday) Freeny Baptist Church in Freeny MS (near Carthage). Pastor is Tim Freeny (yep, that’s true). Morning service and church-wide meal to follow.
September 18-20 Senior adult revival — Northeast Baptist Association– Monroe, LA. Dr. Jerry Price, DOM. In a different church each day.
September 25-27 Senior adult revival. Baton Rouge Association. Dr. Tommy Middleton, DOM. In a different church each day.
October 15 Sunday — all day. “One day revival” at Main Street Baptist Church, Hattiesburg. Dr. Joey Brent, pastor.
October 17 Tuesday Speaking to senior adults at FBC Philadelphia, MS. Dan Howard, pastor. William Smith, music and seniors. 11 am.
October 22 (Sunday) 5-7 pm Broadmoor Baptist Church, Madison, MS. Drawing for their “fun fest.”
October 29-November 5 Sunday through Sunday. Revival. Hearne Texas. Two churches working together.
November 18 Saturday Draw at the wedding reception of the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Bill Hurt. At FBC Clinton, MS.
December 8 (Friday) Deacons/Widows Banquet. FBC Youngsville, Louisiana (just below Lafayette). Glynn Rhinehart, chairman.
December 15-16-17 (Friday-Sunday) “Carols by Candlelight” at First Baptist Church of Jackson. I’m drawing in the fellowship hall.
December 27-28 (Wednesday-Thursday) Drawing at the Youth Evangelism Meeting at the Coliseum here in Jackson, MS. Dr. Don Lum, director of evangelism for the state convention. (I get started Wednesday around 1 pm, and it ends at noon on Thursday)
December 31 (Sunday) 10:30 am First Baptist Church, Jackson MS (my home church). Preach. Dr. Matt Brooks is our terrific pastor. So honored to be back in this great church where I served 1971-73 as minister of evangelism.
(Future meetings of the SBC. 2018 (June 11-13) Dallas TX. 2019 (June 10-12) Birmingham, AL. And, in 2020, (June 8-10) Orlando, FL.)
And in the year 2018….
May 6 Sunday — Preach for Senior Adult Sunday — First Baptist Church, Philadelphia, MS. Dan Howard, pastor. William Smith, music.
Memorial Day weekend. Family reunion in Alabama.
June 11-13 Southern Baptist Convention. Dallas.
September 8 — draw for the wedding of Whitney Lingafelter in Springfield, IL.
October 21-24 Sunday-Wednesday Revival — Rockford Baptist Church, AL. Pastor Dr. Jeff Fuller.
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