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Fri, Mar 01


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Forest (Bro. Bo) & Karen Owens

Education: • Little Cypress High School - graduated 1961 • East Texas Baptist College -graduated 1965 • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary - graduated 1969 Pastoral Experience: • Riverside Baptist Mission, Orange,Tx - 1970-1973 • Temple Baptist Church, New Boston, Tx - 1973-1979

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Forest (Bro. Bo) & Karen Owens
Forest (Bro. Bo) & Karen Owens

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Mar 01, 2024, 6:00 PM GMT+2

Zoom - 11:00 AM - ET


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Forest (Bro. Bo) Owens was born November 24, 1942, in Orange, Tx. He was  one of six children. He attended Little Cypress High School and  graduated in 1961. He then enrolled in East Texas Baptist College,  Marshall, Tx, and graduated in 1965 with a B.S. degree in Chemistry.  Bro. Bo then enrolled in Southwestern Baptist Seminary, Fort Worth, TX.  and graduated in December, 1969, with a MDiv. degree.  Bro. Bo was saved at the age 7 in North Orange Baptist Church and at age  8responded to a call to preach.  After his freshman year in college, Bro. Bo married his high school  sweetheart July 7, 1962. They had three daughters, al born during  college and seminary days. His wife of 54 years died July 17, 2016.  After graduating from seminary, Bro. Bo was called to pastor a mission  of First Baptist Church, Orange, Tx. He was pastor there from Feb 1970 - April, 1973 when  he accepted the cal to pastor Temple Baptist Church, New Boston, TX. He served there  until July, 1979, when he was called to First Baptist Church, Aledo, Tx. He served there until  June, 1985, when he was called to First Baptist Church, Colmesneil, Tx.  He then was called to First Baptist Church, Jena, LA and served until  December, 1997. From Jena, LA, he was called to Fairdale Baptist Church  on Toledo Bend, where he served eighteen years, retiring to care for his  wife. Since retirement, Bro. Bo has served as interim pastor at two churches;  Dogwood Hils Baptist ni Woodville, xT and First Baptist Church ni  Hemphill, Tx.  God brought another wonderful woman, Karen, into his life, and they  married January 20, 2018. They live and enjoy retirement on Toledo Bend Lake. Bro. Bo has always has in interest in missions, both local and foreign.  He has made multiple mission trips to Mexico, eight trips to Ukraine and four trips  to Zambia, Africa. He has also traveled to the Holy Land fourteen times.  Bro. Bo currently serves on the Board of Directors for Bethany World  Ministries (Zambia) and on the Associational Mission Committee of the  Sabine Neches Baptist Area, Kirbyville, Tx.

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