Maranatha church names Hawes pastor
The Rev. Keith Hawes, a Baton Rouge native, is the new pastor of Maranatha Fellowship, 1433 Sharp Lane.
He joined the church in mid-April, replacing the Rev. Mike Cowart who left in January.
Hawes has returned to Baton Rouge after serving as a pastor in Roseland.
He is a graduate of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla., where he got a degree in international development and evangelism.
He and his wife, Melissa, have one daughter, Olivia.
Sunday’s service begins at 10:30 a.m.
Cenacle retreats study Jesus, peace
Upcoming retreats at the Cenacle Retreat House, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie, will explore such topics as peace and the humanity of Jesus.
Here’s the schedule:
- The Way of Peace: Daring to Stretch Beyond the Comfort Zone, June 20-23, with the Rev. Philip Chircop looking deep into the Gospel’s call for peace through nonviolence.
- Like Us In All Things, June 29 to July 1, with the Rev. Jerome Neyrey examining what it means for Jesus to be “mortal like us in all things.”
For information or reservations, contact the center at (504) 887-1420 or go online at http://www.cenaclesisters.org/metairie.
New Pilgrim adding Sunday night service
New Pilgrim Baptist Church, 4277 Old Weis Road in Zachary, is adding a Sunday evening service to provide worship opportunities for those who cannot attend in the morning or who otherwise don’t regular attend a service.
The new service, according to information provided by church member William Johnson, will begin at 5 p.m., last one hour and often follow a nontraditional structure.