September 22-23 Saturday/Sunday-– Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, outside New Albany, MS. Dr. Rex Yancey, pastor. Preaching and sketching. (Saturday night 6 pm, meeting with the youth. Sunday morning, I’ll preach, and we’ll have a fellowship meal afterwards, at which I’ll try to sketch everyone.)
September 24 Monday In New Orleans for a funeral. (Mrs. Billie Joachim. Garden of Memories. 11 am)
September 25 10 am. Visiting the MS State Supreme Court. Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr is a friend of many years.
September 26-27 Colonoscopy. Oh boy.
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 25 Thursday Bogue Chitto, MS. Fall meeting of Lincoln County Baptist Association. (Nicholas Hodges; Union Hall Baptist Church) 5:45 pm. Held at Topisaw Baptist Church (2668 Topisaw Dr SE) Bogue Chitto, MS. Steve Jackson, ADOM.
November 1 (Thursday) Calvary Baptist, Russellville, AL. Dinner meeting with deacons and staff. Sketch everyone and speak. Pastor is Wade Wallace.
November 3 (Saturday) 9 to noon Deacons Training. Freeny Baptist Church, Freeny MS. Tim Freeny, pastor.
November 4 (Sunday) Centreville, MS Baptist Church. Dr. Dennis Johnsey, pastor. 10:45 am.
November 8 (Thursday) FBC Crystal Springs, MS. 11 am. Seniors’ Thanksgiving Service. Sketch and speak.
November 10 (Saturday) First Baptist Church of Atlanta, GA. “Seniors Veterans Day Service.” 10:30 am. In Faith Hall at the church. Dr. Charles Stanley, pastor. David Cook, associate.
November 11 (Sunday) First Baptist Church, Sandy Springs, GA (north of Atlanta). 10:30 am service. David Shivers, pastor.
November 15 (Thursday) 10:30 “A Thankful Christmas” at FBC Jackson.
November 18. Sunday. First Baptist Greenwood, Arkansas. Preach Sunday morning, lead conferences for “Leadership Summit” that evening. Dr. Ronnie Deal, pastor.
November 27 (Tuesday) Noon. First Baptist Church, Jackson. Men’s luncheon. Speak on two men I have met, one who started WW2 (Mitsuo Fuchida) and the other who finished it (General Paul Tibbetts)!
Travel to Florida November 29-30.
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 8 Broadmoor Baptist Church, Madison, MS “Night to Shine” – I’ll be drawing.
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
July 14 Sunday Centreville (Baptist Church), Mississippi. Dr. Dennis Johnsey, pastor. 10:45 am.
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