ADDIS

Sunday

  • RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS WOMEN’S GROUP: 6 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1. A support group for women seeking spiritual freedom from destructive habits. (225) 776-1652 or facebook.com/recoverysupportaddis.

Friday

  • RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS MEN’S GROUP: 7 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1 South. A support group for men seeking spiritual freedom from strongholds. (225) 218-5630 or churchataddis.com/mens-recovery-support/.

ALBANY

Monday, March 30

  • TEACHING SEMINAR “THE BOOK OF MARK”: 1 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43. (985) 634-1079 or rejoycenhim@gmail.com.

BAKER

Saturday

  • WORSHIP DAY: 11 a.m., Shady Grove First Missionary Baptist Church, 16443 Plank Road. Annual Men and Women’s Day Worship.
  • CLOTHING GIVEAWAY: Noon, New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127.

Sunday

  • WORSHIP SERVICES: 11 a.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127.

Wednesday

  • HOUR OF POWER PRAYER AND BIBLE STUDY: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.

Sunday, March 29

  • MEMBER APPRECIATION DAY 2015: 1:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Games, food and more.

Friday, April 3

  • MEN’S FELLOWSHIP: New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.

BATON ROUGE

Saturday

  • DAUGHTERS OF NAOMI: 9:30 a.m., Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Highway. Saundra Yancy McGuire will speak on “Acing, School and Life: Mindset Matters!” (225) 933-7475.
  • GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m., Greater Arlington Baptist Ministries, 5445 Nicholson Drive. Hosted by The Willing Workers of Greater Arlington Baptist Ministries. (225) 356-9118.
  • MANDALA: Tam Bao Temple, 975 Monterrey Blvd. A group of Tibertan Monks will create a sand Mandala. Afterwards, there will be a ceremony where it will be destroyed and the sand placed in the Mississippi River downtown.
  • RECOVERING FROM ABORTION: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, River Community Church, 36367 Perkins Road. Author Linda Cochran will lead the session on “Forgiven and Set Free” for Bible study leader training. Cost is $75. Registration required. (225) 395-1172 or hisgarmentministry@gmail.com.
  • TRAVAIL6 33 PRAYER WALK FOR A R.E.F.U.G.E: 10:30 a.m., BREC Administrative Offices, 6201 Florida Blvd. eventbrite.com/e/travail633-prayer-walk-for-a-refuge-tickets-13962725889?aff=SRCH.

Sunday

  • FRIENDS & FAMILY DAY: 7 a.m., New Jerusalem Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. newjerusalembaptistchurch.com.
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY DAY: 11 a.m., Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1358 South Blvd. The congregation will celebrate Southern University’s Founders’ Day and the beginning of the next centennial for the university.

Sunday-Thursday

  • SPRING REVIVAL: New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Drive. Revival services begin at 11 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Willie Green. The nightly services begin at 7. The Rev. Albert Neal, of New Zion Baptist Church, will speak Monday; the Rev. Ronald Sutton, of Ebenezer Baptist Church, will speak Tuesday-Thursday.

Tuesday

  • “THIS I BELIEVE” SERIES: 12:15 p.m., Christ in the City, De La Ronde Building, 320 Third St. A weekly lunch Bible study facilitated by Pastor Don Williams, of Plainview Church of Christ. Chris Tyson, LSU law professor and candidate for secretary of state, will speak. (225) 397-6393.

Wednesday

  • LENTEN SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Communion will be served. Childcare provided. (225) 315-2818 or standrewsumc.net.
  • NOON PRAYER: Hop Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.
  • SPRING REVIVAL: 6:30 p.m., Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1101 Charles T. Smith Drive. The Rev. Louis Russell, of the Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, and the Rev. Anthony Burton, of the Greater Hollywood Baptist Church and New Hope Ministries, will speak.

Thursday

  • PASSOVER CELEBRATION: 7 p.m., Victory Harvest Fellowship Hall, 3953 N. Flannery Road. Baton Rouge AGLOW Community Lighthouse Passover celebration with Michelle Beadle, who will present “Messiah in the Passover,” an abbreviated Model Seder celebration. Reservations required. Free. braglowcommunitylighthouse @gmail.com.
  • GRIEFSHARE: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. A 13-week grief support/seminar program of First Baptist Church of Baton Rouge. Open to anyone who has experienced the loss through death of someone close. (225) 768-8863.

Friday

  • THE LIVING WORD PERFORMANCE: 7:30 p.m., Gloryland Chapel of Performing Arts, 2575 Michelli Drive. $5 each or $4 with a canned good. Group rates for 10 or more $4 each. (225) 356-0577.
  • MARRIAGE MINISTRY: 7 p.m., In His Hands Baptist Church, 8767 Gov. Claiborne Drive. Dinner will be served.

Saturday, March 28

  • CHURCH OUT THE BOX 2015: 11 a.m., Living Faith Christian Center, 6375 Winbourne Ave. Food, fellowship, games and more.
  • EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: 9 a.m., St. John’s United Methodist Church, 9375 Highland Road. Food, crafts and an egg hunt. (225) 766-4594 or Stjohnsbr.org/event/easter-event-2015/.
  • POWER OF HOPE EVENT: 6:30 p.m., Istrouma Baptist CHurch, 10500 Sam Rushing Drive. Presented by A Door of Hope Ministries. Guest speaker is Stephen Baldwin. Tickets are free, but seating is limited. To register,visit ADoorofHopeLA.com or call (225) 665-4673.

Sunday, March 29

  • GO DAY 2015: Istrouma Baptist Church. Members and other volunteers will meet to worship together and then leave in teams to complete service projects around the city. istrouma.org/go.
  • MISSION PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. Minister Perphyria Douglas, mission president, will speak.
  • PASTOR APPRECIATION SERVICE: 2 p.m., Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 2825 Sherwood St. In honor of the Rev. Samuel Pierre and First Lady Marquita Pierre. Pastor Briscoe Pierre and the St. Paul Free Baptist Church will be guests.
  • WALK WITH JESUS: 4 p.m., First Baptist Church Baton Rouge. Multi-sensory family outreach event. fbcbr.com.

Monday, March 30

  • HOLY SYMPOSIUM — “THE ROAD TO CALVARY”: 6 a.m., New Hope Baptist Church, 5856 Greenwell Springs Road. Guest preachers are Pastor Boris Braggs, Bishop Gregory Cooper, the Rev. Sam Lofton and Pastor Danny Donaldson. (225) 926-0246 or newhopebr.com.

Wednesday, April 1

  • BOOKS OF LIFE: 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd. New York Times bestselling author Gary L. Stewart will present his book “The Most Dangerous Animal of All.” Patrons should park behind the church and use the America St. entrance. (225) 753-4226.

Thursday, April 2

  • HOLY THURSDAY SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Communion served and childcare provided. (225) 315-2818 or standrewsumc.net.

Friday, April 3

  • GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Communion will be served and childcare provided. (225) 315-2818 or standresumc.net.
  • GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: 7 p.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 871 Oneal Lane. Open baptisms will be performed. (225) 272-8252 or tresiebmac@gmail.com.

Saturday, April 4

  • COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT: Noon, SE Mackey Center, 6534 Ford St. 15,000 eggs will be filled with candy and prizes. Family games and sacks will be available. Free. mackeycenter.com.
  • LORD’S PASSOVER: 5:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Embassy Suites Ballroom. Hosted by Kings Harvest Fellowship, Denham Springs and Wild Olive Branches Institute of Biblical Studies. $45, adults and $25 for children 4-12. Seder meal will be served. Admission by advance purchase ticket only; reserve by March 22. (240) 899-7671, (225) 252-8824, (225) 715-3788 or batonrougeseder@aol.com.

CENTREVILLE, MISS.

Saturday, March 28

  • EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: 5 p.m., Nathaniel Baptist Church. Presentation of the Nathaniel Baptist Church Youth Department.

ETHEL

Saturday

  • MALE CHORUS ANNIVERSARY: 6 p.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.

Sunday

  • PRAISE AND WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road.

Sunday, March 29

  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 2 p.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. Pastor Leroy Taylor, of New Zion Baptist Church in Denham Springs, will speak. (225) 683-8119.

GONZALES

Saturday, March 28

  • MISSIONARY EDUCATION STUDY: 9 a.m. to noon, Trinity AME Church, 1420 South Darla Ave. Participants will review the Mission Education Curriculum on the theme “Our Christian Responsibility to Overcome Despair and Inspire Hope.” Presenters include Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA); Pastor Cheryl Combest, of Grace Awakening Church, and Sister Emma Washington, of Prayer Mission Church of God In Christ. Missionary Sisters Earline Blackmore, Lizzie Jackson and Reater Williams will also give overviews of the missions education curriculum. The Rev. Karen Simms, associate minister of Turner Chapel AME Church in Greensburg, will be the speaker for Sunday’s 8 a.m. service.

LAKELAND

Sunday

  • PACK-THE-PEWS FOR JESUS: 9:30 a.m., Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 12144 La. 416. Special guest will be Earl Singleton. Sponsored by the Pastor’s Support Ministry.
  • PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., St. Alma Baptist Church, 12461 La. 416. In honor of Pastor Mary W. Moss. Bishop Sean Elder, pastor of Mount Hermon Baptist Church, and the Mount Hermon Baptist Church Mass Choir will be guests.

PLAQUEMINE

  • 2015 WOMEN CONFERENCE: 9 a.m., Second Baptist Church, 24830 Railroad Ave. The theme is “Women of God Inspiring Women.” The speakers will be First Lady Nicole Whaley, of Congregation Church of God, Evangelist Shevell Ford of Higher Ground Ministries and Evangelist Stella Righteous, pastor of New Beginning Ministries. The mistress of ceremonies will be Evangelist Bridgette Winfield Scott, of Mount Cyrene Baptist Church. The event will be hosted by First Lady Clonise Stewart.

Monday-Wednesday

  • GORDON EXPLOSION: 7 p.m. nightly, St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. Spring Crusade Revival featuring on March 23 the Rev. C.S. Gordon Jr., pastor of New Zion Baptist Church in New Orleans and president of the Louisiana Missionary Baptist State Convention; on March 24 the Rev. Moses Gordon II, pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in New Orleans; and March 25, Rev. Moses Gordon III, pastor of First African Sixth Baptist Church in New Orleans. The Iberville Parish Chorus will sing March 23-24. (225) 687-6618 or reverenvansmith@yahoo.com.

Monday, March 30

  • IBERVILLE PARISH CHORUS REHEARSAL: 7 p.m., Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, 58830 Iron Farm Road. Final rehearsal for Good Friday. (225) 687-6618.

PONCHATOULA

Saturday, March 28

  • LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE: 9 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A Day of Prayer with Father Albert Hasse, an award-winning author. He will give presentations dealing with the true self and the false self. There will be discussions on the 10 characteristics of the aforementioned concepts. $35. There will also be a vigil Mass at 4 p.m. (225) 294-5039 or catholicretreatcenter.org.

PORT ALLEN

Sunday

  • SPRING MUSICAL: 1:30 p.m., Greater Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 9090 Section Road. Brother Terrell Griffin and the Da’ Vocalairs will be the musical guests.

Saturday, March 28

  • GOSPEL EXPLOSION: 6 p.m., Second Baptist Church of West Baton Rouge, 3261 Southern Pacific Road. The West Baton Rouge Parish Mass Choir’s annual event with Shirley & Gospel Determinators, Light House Gospel Singers, Terrell & DA: Vocalairs, Fisher Cavaliers and Audery & Voices of Distinction. $15-$20. (225) 344-3055.

Sunday, March 29

  • PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., Greater Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 9090 Section Road. In honor of the Rev. Michael P. Joseph Sr. The Rev. Dr. Michael Byrd and the New Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will be guests.

ST. FRANCISVILLE

Sunday, March 29

  • WOMEN’S MINISTRY: 11 a.m., Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, 10064 Jone Vaughn Creek Road. Minister Ruth Ross, of Divine Connections Ministry, will speak.

Tuesday, March 31

  • FEET WASHING SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61 North. Bishop Ernest Mills, of New Rising Sun and St. Paul Baptist churches, will speak.

Friday, April 3

  • “THE LAST SEVEN SAYINGS OF JESUS FROM THE CROSS”: 1 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61 North. Speakers will be Pastors Albert Anderson III, Burnett King, Dennis Lawrence, Joe W. Pickett, Earnest Thibodeaux, Calvin Willis and Sterling Wrights.

SLAUGHTER

Sunday

  • MIRACLE & DELIVERANCE SERVICE: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.

men & WOmen day: 2 p.m., The New Hope Baptist Church, 1405 La. 409. The Rev. James Bennett and Magnolia Baptist Church will be guests.

Tuesday

  • BIBLE STUDY: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.