SHREVEPORT, LA. – The Slidell and Zachary Seventh-day Adventist Churches both welcomed new pastors recently. The Slidell church welcomed Jerson Sical (pictured, right) on April 24, 2021. Sical received a warm welcome from the church, and the women’s ministries department surprised him with gift bags packed with gift cards, household items, food staples and toiletries.
Sical said, “I already can feel the love from the Slidell church. I’m 100 percent confident God brought me here for a blessing to me and to this church.”
On Sabbath, March 20, the Zachary church welcomed their new pastoral family, Michael, Marlene, Elis and Benaiah Cerda (below left). In addition to welcoming them, the church members showed their appreciation for their service by sharing gift baskets with the family.
The Zachary church is happy to have Michael Cerda as their new pastor to lead them as they move forward, and are praying for God’s richest blessing for the Cerda family.