February 12-14 weekend. With Dr. Joe Young in Charleston, MS. Several churches from Cleveland to Charleston, including Calvary Chapel at Parchman, MS where Joe pastors. Pastors will gather on Saturday morning.
February 15 Monday morning until noon. Mississippi Baptist Convention Board building in Jackson. Drawing for the retirement celebration for Dr. David Michel.
February 25 Dermatologist appointment
February 26 (Friday night) FBC Cleveland, MS. A deacons/wives event. Dinner, drawing people, and speaking. Brad Beckwith, pastor.
February 28-March 2 (Sunday-Wednesday) Revival at Sister Springs Baptist Church, Tyler, AL. Jonathan Jenkins, pastor.
March 5 wedding.
(March 6 probably unavailable, unless local)
March 9 (Wednesday) sketching at a NOBA BAptist Community Health event.
March 10 Thursday. Louisiana Baptist Convention Board, Alexandria, LA. Orientation for new board members. 9:30 to 2:30.
March 11-12 (Friday-Saturday) Columbus, MS. Reunion of the youth handbell choir from FBC Columbus during my pastorate (’74-’86).
March 13-18 Monday-Thursday. Hibernia Baptist Church, Jax FL seniors in town this week. I’ll be working as their tour guide, Bible teacher/preacher, and sketch artist.
March 18-20 First Baptist Church of Alexandria VA. Deacons’ on Fri night/Sat morning; preach Sunday morning. Pastor Don Davidson, longtime friend.
March 21-23 Beaverdam Baptist Church, Vinton, VA. Dr. Ed Creel, Pastor.
(March 27 probably unavailable, unless local)
April 1-6 (Friday-Wednesday) East Philadelphia Baptist Church, Philadelphia, MS. Keith Ramage, pastor.
April 9-13 (Saturday-Wednesday) Revival FBC Lafayette, Alabama. Bill Hand, pastor.
April 15 Drawing all that Friday for my CPA’s firm. (On the last day of the tax season, the firm declares a holiday. Sometimes, they invite me to sketch all the employees.)
April 16 pm (Saturday) Sketching for a fundraiser for Raphael Academy in New Orleans. 7 to 10 pm.
April 22-24 Peoria, Illinois. Friday, April 22, deacons/wives for Metro Peoria Baptist Association; Saturday, April 23, church leadership. Sunday, April 24, preach for Woodland Baptist Church, Peoria (Joel Newton, pastor). Joe Gardner, director of missions.
May 1 (Sunday) “Senior Adult Day” Easthaven Baptist Church of Brookhaven, MS. Phil Turner is senior adult minister and Matt Powell is pastor.
May 3 (Tuesday) Louisiana Baptist Convention Board, Alexandria LA.
May 4-7 Springfield, Missouri. Granddaughter graduates from high school on Thursday.
May 7 (Saturday night) Crossway Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri. Senior Adult Banquet. Tom Maples, minister of senior adults.
May 13-16 (Friday-Sunday) Immanuel Baptist Church, Glasgow, Kentucky. Brandon Porter, pastor. Deacons retreat Friday night/Saturday morning. Then, sketch people at a community event on Saturday. Preach Sunday morning.
May 19-20 (Friday-Saturday) Draw for a credit union convention in Biloxi. Beau Rivage. Tom McWilliams, contact.
May 25-31 (Wednesday-Tuesday) Vacation. Family reunion. Nauvoo, Alabama. (The plan is for my Springfield MO grands to drive to New Orleans, then we take the train to Birmingham, and spend a few days at the family farmhouse. The biennial reunion takes place on Saturday before Memorial Day.)
June 5 — Centreville MS Baptist Church.
June 19 — Centreville MS Baptist Church
June 26 — Centreville MS Baptist Church
July 3 — unavailable (Having cataract surgery during July, so holding the month free, other than what’s already scheduled.)
July 10 — unavailable
July 17 — Centreville MS Baptist Church
July 18 (Monday) Gillsburg Baptist Church, Osyka, MS.
July 24 — unavailable
July 31 — unavailable
August 14 — Centreville MS Baptist Church — my 6th Sunday at that precious church this year.
August 19 (Friday noon) Senior luncheon at First Baptist New Orleans. David Crosby pastor and Bob Moore, min to seniors.
August 20-21 (Saturday-Sunday) Beulah Baptist Church, Boaz. Brother Tony Holcomb, pastor. Saturday night dinner at the church; preach for Sunday morning services, to kick off their revival.
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.
October 7 (Friday) holding for Global Fest.
October 9, Sunday. Community Baptist Church, Maylene, AL. Bo Brown, pastor. “Homecoming/Celebration.” Maylene is just below Birmingham, near Alabaster and Helena.
October 23-25 Senior Adult revival, FBC Albertville, AL. Dr. Chris Johnson, pastor.
November 20 (Sunday) pm. Brandon Baptist Church, Brandon, MS. Dr. Clarence Cooper, Pastor. A dinner at which I’ll draw, and then speak.
December 6 (Tuesday) Speaking at a Christmas party for the William Wallace Association. Feliciana Baptist Church in Clinton, LA.
December 9-11 (Friday-Sunday) First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS. “Carols by Candlelight.” Five performances. I’m there to sketch guests nonstop. Second year in a row. — (Last year, I also sat through four of the performances. So unforgettable. People from hundreds of miles in every direction attend. This will be the 47th edition.)
December 12 (Monday) 6:30 pm Christmas party for the Two Rivers Baptist Association, held at FBC Greensburg, LA.
December 13 (Tuesday) 6:30 pm Christmas party for the Washington Baptist Association, held at FBC Franklinton, LA.
December 15 (Thursday) 6 pm. Board of directors, Global Maritime Ministries, New Orleans.
And that’s where we are at the moment!
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