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Monroe, Louisiana
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2D SATURDAY,MAY30, 2015THE NEWS-STARWWW.THENEWSSTAR.COM FAITH & VALUES VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS »First Presbyterian Church , 1201Stubbs Ave., 5:30-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday. A light dinner served. Registration is 5:30-7 p.m. Sunday with jumper, snacks, T-shirts, activities. »Clark Springs Baptist Church , 139 Clark Springs Road, Eros, 5:308:30 p.m. June 8-12 for ages pre-K-adult. The theme is “Fun Run” Contact Lori, 855-4365 or email clarkspringsbap- t »Mt. Olive Baptist Church , 674 Mt. Olive Church Road, Eros, 6:308:30 p.m. June 15-19 for ages 3-13. “To the Edge, Encounter the God of the Universe” with Bible sto- r ies, music, games, puppets, skits, crafts, snacks. Registration day is noon-3:30 p.m. June 13. Contact Joann at 245–4091. »St. Pascal Catholic Church , 711North Seventh S t., West Monroe, 8 a.m.- noon, June 15-19. The theme is “Everest – Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power.” Ministry dedication The dedication service for God of a Second Chance Ministry is 11a.m. Sunday at 1715 Canary St., Monroe. The theme is “A House Not Made By Man” and the pastor is Rev. Ramona Williams. Guest speaker Rev. Dr. John Allen III of S t. Timothy Baptist Church. Honoring Pastor and M rs. Dawson Pastor and Mrs. King Dawson will be honored at 2p.m. June 7 at New Mace donia B.C., 314 Old Highway 15, Gilbert. The public is invited with special guests Rev. Kenneth Blackson Sr. and August Baptis Church rendering services. CHURCH BULLETIN BIRTHDAYS Pat Arceneaux , 60, St. Joseph; Amber Brown , Monroe; Benita Curry , M onroe; Viola Horne , M onroe; Brandon Justus , 2 5, Downsville; Daviyone Parmer , Monroe; Toni Tarrance , 30, West Monroe; Ragan West , Monroe ONGOING Sorority recruitment Women participating in sorority recruitment at colleges and universities in the fall and spring can get a recruitment form at Vee’s Flowers, 1814 Roselawn Ave. Form must be returned by June 12. SATURDAY Library book sale Friends of the the Ouachita Parish Public Library book sale is 9 a.m.-3 p .m. at the West Ouachita Library branch, 188 Louisiana 546 in West Monroe. From I-20 take Cheniere exit 108. Offsite pet adoption PAWS’ offsite adoption is noon-4 p.m. at Petco. See pets available for adoption, The (cash) adoption fee is $ 70 for dogs, $60 for cats. MONDAY American Legion P ost 13 The American Legion, L.B. Faulk Post 13 meets at 5:30 p.m. with registration and dinner at 6 p.m. Guest speaker is Archie Neal Brown, director of Ouachita Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Call 376-3636. Northeast Rotary Northeast Rotary Club meets at noon at Catfish C harlie’s with guest speaker Jorenda Stone. She will give a presentation on the Cooley family of the Cooley House and river boating on the Ouachita. G uests welcome. Call 388-2412. Republican Women Ouachita Parish Women’s Republican Club meets at the West Monroe C onvention Center. Buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m. with the meeting at noon. Guest s peakers candidate for lieutenant governor John Young and Attorney Gene ral Buddy Caldwell. All welcome, 665-0628. TUESDAY Downtown Lions The Monroe Downtown Lions Club meets at noon at the Piccadilly. Guests are welcome. Speaker for June 2 is Ron Phillips, Manager of the Monroe Regional Airport.” Greater Lions Greater Ouachita Lions Club monthly business meeting is at noon at Catfish Cabin. To submit birthday or a nniversary announcements, dial 362-0389 and press 600 when the recording answers. T he deadline is 11a.m. the day before it is to run. Deadline for Sunday birthdays is 11a.m. W ednesday. Deadline for Monday is 11a.m. Friday. Spell every name and state the b irthdate. Announcements for Hometown News are published free of charge. Announcements are published as space allows and in the order the events occur. Email information to Hope Young, or send to The News-Star, 411N. HOMETOWN NEWS The deadline for religion calendar is 5 p.m. Wednesday. Items must be submitted Attention: RELIGIOUS SERVICES by email to: ac- or fax at 362-0225. No information taken by phone. Include the event or sermon title, service time, date, place and address. Include the name, email address and phone number of a contact person. We reserve the right to edit i tems for style, content and clarity. Space constraints may not permit publication of all submitted items. ALL SAINTS ANGLICAN CHURCH 4201Forsythe Ave., Monroe, » Saturday: 10 a.m.-noon, Community Picnic with entertainment, games, food. Free, public invited. » Sunday: 9:15 a.m. Christian education; 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion. » Wednesday: 6 p.m. Evening prayer. ALTO BAPTIST CHURCH 2296 Louisiana 15, Alto » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Alan Miller. ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 2100 New Natchitoches R oad, West Monroe » Sunday: 11a.m., with the Rev. Stuart Sherman with the sermon “The Spirit Speaks Comfort.” CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1155 Louisiana 594, Monroe » Sunday: 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. worship with the Rev. David Willoughby; 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m. weekly, After-School Conn ection for students. COWBOY CHURCH AT THE OK CORRAL 547 Cooney Bonnett Road, W est Monroe » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. David Sisson, 3488238. CROSSPOINT CHURCH 418 Jackson St., Monroe. Located in the old Anna Meyer Branch library building on the corner of Jackson and Calypso in downtown M onroe. » Sunday: 10 a.m. worship, B ible study 9 a.m. Women’s Bible study meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, crosspoin- FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF S WARTZ 1983 Louisiana 139, Swartz » Sunday: 9 a.m., worship; 10:30 a.m. Bible study; 6 p.m. with new pastor Aaron D ickinson. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF MONROE 1201Stubbs Ave., Monroe » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. with » Sunday: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. Worship service. » Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. Worship service, 6:30 p.m. I gnite Youth. ROSE OF SHARON BAPTIST CHURCH 716 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Monroe » Sunday: 10:45 a.m. ST. ALBAN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 2816 Deborah Drive, Monroe » Sunday: Palm Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist. STS. CONSTANTINE & HELEN 2011Forsythe Ave., Monroe, » Sunday: Celebrate Holy Pentecost; and Observe Hermias the Martyr at Coma- na; and Eusebius and Haralambos;; 9:15 a.m. Orthros; 10:30 a.m. Divine Litergy by Fr. Eudokimos Martin-Harding followed by coffee and refreshments at noon. ST. MARK’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 513 Lincoln Road, Monroe 343-0925 » Sunday: 10 a.m. worship with the Rev. Ray Owens. ST. PATRICK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1712 Wellerman Road, West Monroe » Sunday: 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist with the Rev. Robert F. Dandridge’s message followed by pot luck every week. ST. PAUL’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1901Lexington Ave., Monroe, » Sunday: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. traditional worship services; 10:45 a.m. contemporary worship service; 9:40 a.m. Sunday school. ST. THOMAS EPISCOPAL CHURCH 3709 Bon Aire Drive, Monroe » Sunday: 10 a.m. Services by the Rev. Dawnell Stodghill. UNITED FAITH TABERNACLE MINISTRIES & PRAYER C ENTER 303 Cherry St., Bernice » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Prayer; 10:45 a.m. Sunday school; 1 1:30 a.m. Worship. Pastors John and Glinda Carodine. WESLEY CHAPEL COMMUNITY CHURCH 1813 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Marvin Wink. WOODLAWN UMC 6150 Jonesboro Road, West Monroe » Sunday: 9:30 p.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. worship with the Rev. Nancy Owens, p astor. 300 Fontana Road, Monroe » Sunday: 10:45 a.m., 6 p.m. LONGSTRAW BAPTIST 1799 Styles Ranch Road, Choudrant, 768-4298 » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Pastor Larry Emory with “It is not the Healthy who Need a Doctor, but the Sick”; 6 p.m. sermon with guest speaker Tim Sanderford. MEMORIAL UMC 401Sherrouse Ave., Monroe, 3 43-3033, memunit- » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. MOUNT OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH 500 Swayze St., Monroe » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. Special p erformance of “Jesus Saves” by the Mt. Olive Choir. MOUNT PLEASANT MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 709 S. 13th St., Monroe » Sunday: 11a.m. with the Rev. Fee Strickland. NORTHMINSTER CHURCH 2701Lamy Lane, Monroe, » Sunday: 10:45 a.m. with Dr. Darrell Cluck’s sermon on “God’s Big Toe.” OAK GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH 219 Crowell Road, Eros, w » Sunday: 11a.m. and 6 p.m. with the Rev. Neil Wigley. THE OUTPOURING WORSHIP CENTER 2509 U.S. 165 North, Monroe » Sunday: 11a.m. THE PENTECOSTALS 1255 Glenwood Drive, West Monroe, 322-1467, thepotc- .com. » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH 1366 Pleasant Grove Road, Choudrant » Sunday: 11a.m. and 5:30 p.m. services for youth and teens led by Adam Cappa, r ecording artist and praise a nd worship leader. Pastor B rad Jones. PROGRESSIVE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 1670 U.S. 80, Choudrant » Saturday: 7 p.m. services for youth and teens led by Adam Cappa, recording artist and praise and worship leader. Pastor Charles Stevenson Jr. RAYVILLE UMC 905 Louisa St., Rayville, r » Sunday: 8:30 a.m. contem- p orary, 10:30 a.m. traditional with the Rev. Darryl A. Tate’s sermon. RESURRECTION CHURCH 603 N. 4th St., West Monroe the Rev. J. David Roberts’ sermon “A New Way to Live.” » Sunday: 5:30-7 p.m. Vacation Bible School registration celebration with jumper, snacks, T-shirts, activities. VBS is 5:30-8 p.m. June 1-4. FIRST WEST 311Mill St., West Monroe » Sunday: 9:30 a.m., 11a.m. FIRST WEST/FAIRBANKS 1029 Highway 134, Fairbanks Sunday: 10:30 a.m. FORSYTHE AVENUE CHURCH OF CHRIST 2101Forsythe Ave., Monroe, » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. John Dobbs; Bible classes at 9:30 a.m. » Wednesday: 6 p.m. Bible classes. FRANTOM CHAPEL CHURCH 494 Frantom Chapel Road, Eros. » Sunday: worship at 11a.m.; service at 5:30 p.m. with Pastor John Austin. » Wednesday: “With God All Things Are Possible,” 5:30 p.m. GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH 405 Glenmar Ave., Monroe, www.gracechurchmonroe- .org » Sunday: 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist: Rite I; 9:30 a.m. Choir Rehearsal; 10:15 a.m. Choral Holy Eucharist Rite II. GRACEMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH: AN EVANGELICAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 6980 U.S. 165 North, Monroe » Sunday: 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Bruce M. Rux’s sermon “Holiness Times Three.” HIGHLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1403 Wellerman Road, Monr oe » Sunday: 11a.m. worship. LAKE D’ARBONNE CHAPEL Spillway/Country Club Road » Sunday: 8:30 a.m., nondenominational service, c asual dress, come by boat or car. LEA JOYNER MEMORIAL UMC 4390 Old Sterlington Road, Monroe » Sunday: Pentecost Sunday, 9a.m. traditional worship, 11 a.m. contemporary worship. Boot Scootin’ Hoedown by youth ministry with dinner and entertainment by The O uachita Squares, 5:30 p.m., $15. » June 14: Farewell reception/brunch for Rev. Larry O’Dell following one wor- s hip service at 10:30 a.m. LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST C HURCH RELIGIOUS SERVICES San Andreas PG-13 RealD 3D 12:15pm | 3:15pm | 6:10pm | 9:00pm | 10:15pm San Andreas PG-13 Digital 11:00am | 1:45pm | 4:40pm | 7:25pm Pitch Perfect 2 PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 11:00am | 12:05pm | 1:45pm | 3:00pm | 4:35pm | 6:05pm | 7:25pm | 9:00pm | 10:15pm Mad Max: Fury Road R RealD 3D [CC] [DN] [LD] 11:00am | 4:40pm | 10:20pm Mad Max: Fury Road R Digital [CC] [DN] [LD]1:50pm | 7:30pm Tomorrowland PG Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 11:15am | 12:00pm | 2:25pm | 3:45pm | 5:30pm | 7:00pm | 8:40pm | 10:10pm Aloha PG-13 Digital 11:15am | 1:55pm | 4:35pm | 7:15pm | 10:00pm Poltergeist PG-13 RealD 3D [CC] [DN] [LD] 1:00pm | 3:35pm | 6:15pm | 9:30pm Poltergeist PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD]11:45am | 2:15pm | 4:45pm | 7:30pm | 10:10pm Hot Pursuit PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 11:10am | 1:50pm | 4:30pm | 7:10pm | 9:35pm Avengers: Age of Ultron PG-13 RealD 3D [CC] [DN] [LD] 3:20pm | 10:05pm Avengers: Age of Ultron PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 12:00pm | 6:50pm Far From the Madding Crowd PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 12:35pm | 3:45pm | 6:45pm | 9:45pm The Age of Adaline PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 11:00am | 4:35pm | 9:50pm Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 PG Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 11:10am | 1:55pm | 4:25pm | 7:15pm | 9:45pm The Longest Ride PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 12:00pm | 3:25pm | 6:45pm | 9:50pm Furious 7 PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 12:15pm | 3:30pm | 6:55pm | 9:55pm Home PG Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 1:40pm | 7:15pm San Andreas PG-13 RealD 3D 1:00pm | 7:05pmn San Andreas PG-13 Digital 4:00pm | 10:00pm Pitch Perfect 2 PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 11:00am | 1:50pm | 4:35pm | 7:25pm | 10:05pm Mad Max: Fury Road R RealD 3D [CC] [DN] [LD] 10:55am | 1:30pm | 7:20pm | 10:15pm Mad Max: Fury Road R Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 4:00pm Tomorrowland PG Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 12:15pm | 3:20pm | 6:50pm | 10:05pm Aloha PG-13 Digital 10:55am | 1:40pm | 4:25pm | 7:30pm | 10:15pm Poltergeist PG-13 RealD 3D [CC] [DN] [LD] 1:30pm | 7:00pm | 9:45pm Poltergeist PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 11:00am | 4:00pm Hot Pursuit PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 11:10am | 4:45pm | 10:10pm Avengers: Age of Ultron PG-13 RealD 3D [CC] [DN] [LD] 11:05am | 6:45pm Avengers: Age of Ultron PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 2:45pm | 10:00pm Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 PG Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 10:50am | 1:35pm | 4:20pm | 7:05pm | 9:40pm Furious 7 PG-13 Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 1:35pm | 7:10pm Home PG Digital [CC] [DN] [LD] 10:50am | 1:15pm | 4:15pm | 6:55pm | 9:40pm sera, sera, and all that. Ihave my own thoughts on the subject, as I imagine you do. And yet, regardless of where we stand on the choosing teams issue, I see an analogy in the childhood practice that’s worthy of great celebration for us w orld that He gave His only begotten Son that whomsoever believeth in Him would not perish but would have everlasting life. Hugs, Shellie Shellie Rushing Tomlinson is an author, speaker, and radio host. Visit her at and hear her radio program ATS LIVE from 5-6 p.m. Monday on TALK540 AM. was chosen first. And then, together Father and Son chose their forever family. This is no inconsequential game of dodge ball. This is life and death, but thankfully, not a single soul ever has to know the pain of being on the outside looking in. Father and Son’s next pick, their mutual choice, continues to go out to whomsoever will. For God so loved the a ll. Do you remember how the first person chosen would partner with the Captain in choosing the rest of the team? I do, it was a special honor! If you’ll allow me some story stacking liberty here, I believe it’s also a beautiful picture of our Jesus, standing at the right hand of His Father. The Bible calls Jesus the “elect” of God. He Shellie Continued from Page 1D ing good old-fashioned hymns” Bleakley said. A t the picnic, guests can also see elements of All Saint’s building plan. On display in the hall are blueprints, sketches and an architect’s rendering of the planned e xpansion of the church, glass artist of many years. He created the stained glass “Healing Hands” at St. Francis Medical Center which was part of the hospital’s 1 00th anniversary in 2013. B leakley and Moorhead hope the community joins the church for the picnic, which is part of All Saints’ ever-growing outreach and ministry in northeastern Loui siana. f or kids.” Improvements to the sanctuary have started with a new altar, handmade by Nick Blake with wood from walnut trees on his land. “A couple of artists at o ur church will be working on a crucifix and on top of that a stained glass window that I will be making,” he said. In addition to serving his congregation, Bleakley is a stained w hich has been in the location near where Forsythe Avenue meets U.S. 165 north for more than a year. “It is a five-year plan and it is certainly near and dear to our hearts, “ Bleakley said of his growing congregation. “We have every space in the church used up in our Sunday school rooms. In the building there will be new rooms a nd a play area outside Picnic Continued from Page 1D

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