Emmanuel Baptist Church has called Rev. David LaRochelle as its new pastor. Rev. LaRochelle is a graduate of Belfast Bible Institute and lives in Searsport with his wife, Amber.

Rev. and Mrs. LaRochelle are volunteer workers with the Belfast Neighborhood house and are advocates with Global Aid Network. In November, they will be going to Haiti to deliver meals for Haiti’s children. This project also provides vision care, and will be helping with a building project.

Emmanuel Baptist Church has Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. each week, followed by worship service at 10:30 a.m., both at 98 Lincolnville Ave. in Belfast. Emmanuel Baptist is also home to Wings of Love, a program that helps families in need with clothing and toys at Christmas time.

For more information on church services or to help with Wings of Love or Global Aid Network, call Rev. David LaRochelle at 548-2847 or Church Elder John Bryant at 338-3110.