MY MINISTRY SCHEDULE—
December 3-5 (Sunday, Monday) Beauregard Baptist Association in the Deridder, Louisiana area. Will be at New Life Baptist Sunday morning and evening (Dr. Keith Manuel, pastor), then Monday night will do a Christmas banquet for pastors/spouses. Dr. Tom Bruce is director of missions.
December 7 (Thursday) Seniors rally at FBC Byram, MS. It begins at 9 am but I’ll be set up to draw from 8:30 on, and at intermission. sponsored by MS Baptist Foundation.
December 8-9-10 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) “Carols By Candlelight”, the annual Christmas program presented by our choir/orchestra. FBC Jackson MS. I’ll be sketching people in Fellowship Hall as usual, for over an hour prior to the presentations.
December 13 appointment with Eye Doctor
December 14 (Thursday) 11 am or so, speaking/drawing at a luncheon at FBC Jackson MS. Yonnie Waller.
December 17 (Sunday) I’m sketching a family here in the area for their annual reunion. Starting at noon (as soon as I can arrive from church) and continuing until finished.
December 24 (Sunday) Teaching SS lesson to our class. Luke 2.
THE YEAR 2024–
January 11 (Thursday) 9 am Dermatologist appointment
January 16 (Tuesday) 3 pm Dentist’s appointment
February 1 (Thursday) FBC Newton MS “seniors” — Andy Armstrong
February 5 (Monday) North Delta Baptist Association. FBC Marks, MS. Dr. Hank Lee, AMS
February 9 (Friday) Delta State University valentine banquet. I’m drawing all the couples. 6 to 9 pm
February 19 (Monday) speaking/drawing at 11 am FBC Madison, MS (couple of miles from my home)
March 9 (Saturday) Drawing for a wedding in Florence, MS. Amelia Patterson, coordinator.
March 18 8:30 am Annual checkup. Dr. Paul Vanlandingham
March 21 Thursday, 11 am Trinity Baptist Church, Philadelphia, MS Senior Adults (sketching them, then speaking to them) Pastor Justin Craft
March 28 I think I’ll have another birthday! This one is 84. What fun.
April 17 C/T scan
April 20-21 (Saturday-Sunday) Gadsden, AL for a Saturday night dinner for bi-vocational pastors and spouses. I’ll draw and speak. Sunday morning, preach for some church in the area. Dr. Craig Carlisle, director of missions.
April 28-30 (Sunday-Tuesday) Lamar Association Tuesday we’re having a Senior Adults Luncheon. FBC, Sulligent, Alabama. Jeff Chaffin. Possibly other things Sunday/Monday.
May 7-8-9 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) Senior adult revival at FBC Prattville, AL. John Johnston, discipleship pastor 11 am daily.
June 1 (Saturday) draw for wedding of Celeste Bachler (and some lucky guy!) in Grenada, MS. Celeste is the granddaughter of Dr. Joe Young, one of God’s veteran warriors in upper Mississippi and a great friend. Through the years, when Joe and wife Joanne would come to the SBC meetings, they’d bring little Celeste with them and I’d sketch her. So, now, as she graduates from Mississippi State University, this is the biggie!
June 8 Wedding in Tupelo (for which I will be drawing at the reception) Lindsey Killebrew/Trey Lewis. She is the daughter of our longtime friend Sylvia Parker Gwaltney.
October 14-15 (Monday-Tuesday mornings 9:30 to 11:15 am) Annual senior Bible study in our church, FBC Jackson, MS. Tom Washburn, seniors minister. Chip Stevens pastor.
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