July 23 (Monday) Preach at FBC Pascagoula for their month of Mondays. Dr. Jay Cook, pastor. Evening service at 6 pm.
End of July/first of August — Help our granddaughter Megan move to East Carolina University where she will go on staff with CRU as an intern. Long way–to North Carolina and back!
August 5 (Sunday) Centreville (MS) Baptist Church. 10:45 am. Dr. Dennis Johnsey, pastor.
August 10 (Friday) 7:30 ff. Sketch for Jackson Prep’s Show choir at their retreat outside our city (Jackson MS). Deanna Blackledge.
August 18-23 (Sunday through Wednesday revival) York Baptist Church, York, AL. Pastor Leon Ballard
August 27-28 (Monday/Tuesday) Sketching for Josh Warren, BSU director. Monday evening at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS and Tuesday noonish at MS Delta Community College, Morehead, MS.
September 8 — draw for the wedding of Whitney Lingafelter in Springfield, IL.
September 9 Sunday morning — drawing for Chatham Baptist Church in the Springfield, IL area. Their 50th anniversary. Dr. Milton Bost, pastor.
September 14 (Friday night) Global Fest, the annual fundraiser for Global Maritime Ministry in New Orleans. Held at FBC-NO. I’ll draw people for donations for several hours.
September 16 Sunday — Centreville (MS) Baptist Church. 10:30 am. Dr. Dennis Johnsey, pastor
September 18 (Tuesday, noon) First Baptist, Columbus, MS. Drawing (beginning at 11 am) and speaking to the seniors. Dr. Shawn Parker, pastor. Bobby Sanderson, Worship.
September 23 Sunday-– Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, outside New Albany, MS. Dr. Rex Yancey, pastor.
September 27 (Thursday) Host “Dialogue Group,” made up of a number of local minister friends.
September 30 (Sunday) First Baptist Vernon AL. Pastor Randy Tolleson. Preach Sunday morning, followed by lunch at the church. Try to sketch as many as possible.
October 5 (Friday) Draw at the retirement celebration for Dr. Bob Terry, longtime editor of The Alabama Baptist. The Club, Birmingham. 5:30 pm.
October 11 (Thursday 11 am) Draw and speak to the monthly meeting of Executive Women International. Amerigo’s in Flowood, MS. Joyce McEwen Plunkett.
October 13 (Saturday 10 am to 2 pm) Draw at the Olde Towne Community Church’s annual festival, here in Ridgeland, MS. Dan Burnette, pastor.
October 21-24 Sunday-Wednesday Revival — Rockford Baptist Church, AL. Pastor Dr. Jeff Fuller.
October 25 Thursday Brookhaven, MS Fall meeting of Lincoln County Baptist Association. (Nicholas Hodges; Union Hall Baptist Church)
November 4 (Sunday) Centreville, MS Baptist Church. Dr. Dennis Johnsey, pastor. 10:30 am.
November 16-19 weekend. First Baptist Greenwood, Arkansas. Leadership Summit on Sunday night. Preach Sunday morning; possibly some other things. Dr. Ronnie Deal, pastor.
Travel to Florida November 28-29.
November 30-December 2 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) In St Petersburg, FL area (actually Tierra Verde, FL) with “The Island Chapel,” Dr. Mike Wetzel, pastor. Friday night at the church, Saturday sketching children at the Christmas Tree lighting, and preaching/drawing for the church Sunday morning.
December 4 (Tuesday pm) Ministers and Spouses Christmas Dinner — McComb, MS “Pike County Baptist Association.” Dr. Steve Clark, DOM.
December 6-7 (Thursday and Friday) I’ll be in Louisiana for the “Ministers’ Retiree luncheon” on Thursday 11:45 am for the Bienville/Webster-Claiborne Association, and Friday night’s ministers/spouses Christmas banquet 6 pm. Dr. Randy Hales, director of missions.
And the year 2019…
January 20-23 (Sunday-Wednesday) Mid-Winter Bible Study at Birmingham’s Community Baptist Church of Maylene. Bo Brown, pastor.
February 23 –– Mid-Winter Writers Conference in Pell City, AL. Rita Moritz, my contact
February 28-March 2 “Shepherding Conference” for the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Meeting in Lexington, KY. Steve Rice, team leader. I’ll be leading some conferences and trying to sketch as many pastors/spouses as possible.
April 7-9 Sunday-Tuesday Speaking and drawing for the “Office Personnel Conference”, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, Michigan District. Held in Bay City, MI. Bertha and I will drive up, stopping to visit with friends and preach in churches along the way, coming and going.
May 31-June 2 (Friday-Saturday-Sunday) Olivet Baptist Church, Milton, FL. Weekend revival. Pastor William Milam
June 8-10 SBC meets in Birmingham, Alabama
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