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.
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/mensrecovery-support/.
SERVICES: 11 a.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Worship service at 11 a.m., Hour of Power Prayer at 6:30 p.m. and Bible Study at 7:30 p.m.
FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship on first and third Fridays; women’s on second and fourth Fridays.
RELATIONSHIP WORKSHOP: 8 a.m., New Gideon Baptist Church, 2542 Balis Drive. The theme for single women is “Blueprints to a Healthy Christian Relationship”; for single men, “How to Nurture the Nature of a Woman”; for couples “Making Marriage Work in Stormy Weather.” Singles, $20; couples, $30. newgideonbc.org.
AWARDS CEREMONY: 6 p.m., Greater River City Bible Institute, 2139 Nebraska St. (225) 336-9548. Class awards and recognition ceremony will be held.
COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES: 6 p.m., Ministry of Love School of Ministry, 5956 Hooper Road. Bishop Dwight Pate will speak.
HOMECOMING CELEBRATION: 8 a.m., The Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 655 Gardere Lane. A Homecoming/Family and Friends Day celebration. The Rev. Reginald L. Pitcher will speak. The alumni choir, composed of past and present members, will perform. Immediately following the service will be a cook-out on the church grounds. Food and monetary donations are welcomed.
SERVICES: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 871 O’Neal Lane. (225) 272-8252.
FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 9 a.m., Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1101 Charles T. Smith Drive. The Rev. MacArthur Greensberry, of the New Beginnings Outreach Ministry, will speak.
CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 10 a.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, 544 Government St. The theme is “Wesley United Methodist Church Celebrating The Journey of 149 Years Anchored In Faith, Hope, Love And Charity.” The Rev. Roger Lathan, retired United Methodist minister of Baton Rouge, will speak. (225) 343-8421.
FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY CELEBRATION: 11 a.m., St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1334 Napoleon St. The Rev. Milton LeBlanc, of Second Macedonia Baptist Church, is special guest.
MEN’S DAY PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. The Rev. Donald Grim, of St. Joseph Baptist Church, will speak and music will be rendered by Rosehill Baptist Church.
MISSION PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Emma Woods, mission president, will speak.
NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT ARTS PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1358 South Blvd. Presented by the LSU Museum of Art. Kick off to a summer of free arts making for all ages, to take place each Friday in June and the first Friday in July. firstname.lastname@example.org or lsumoa.org.
WOMEN’S & MEN’S DAY PROGRAM: 3 p.m., Union Grove Progressive Baptist Church, 327 Tuscaloosa Ave. The guest speakers will Minister Rosalind White and the Rev. Genny Warren.
RECOGNITION CEREMONY: 4 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Drive. The graduating class will receive certificates in Christian Training and advanced certificates in Christian Training from Samford University Ministry Training Institute of Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Kevin Blackwell, director of the Ministry Training Institute, will confer the certificates, the Rev. Fred Jeff Smith will speak. (225) 772-0307.
WORSHIP SERVICE: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. Evening Worship Service. The Rev. Walter Dixon will speak.
“THIS I BELIEVE” SERIES: 12:15 p.m., Christ in the City, 320 Third St. Retired Judge Bob Downing will speak.
BIBLE STUDY & SNACK TIME: 6 p.m., TJ Jemison Baptist Student Center, 724 Harding Blvd. (225) 774-8924, (225) 615-4267 or tjjemisonbsc.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. Free. (225) 768-8863.
WORSHIP NIGHT: 7 p.m., Vineyard Church of Baton Rouge, 16761 Tiger Bend Road. John and Marie Barnett, along with the Cabin Fever Gang, will lead the worship night. Free.
THE “BATTLE LINES” RALLY: 6 p.m., Healing Place Church, 19202 Highland Road. The speakers include PK founder and College Football Hall of Fame coach Bill McCartney and Major League Baseball great Darryl Strawberry. $10. promisekeepers.org or gulfsouthmen.org.
EVANGELISTIC RALLY, PRAYER SERVICE: 6 p.m., The Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. The prayer service will be followed by a musical. (225) 953-4238.
Saturday, June 6
EVANGELISTIC RALLY: 8 a.m., Evangelistic Rally, Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. Pastor J. Bertell Davis Sr. will speak. There will be lunch, a choir performance and offerings of prayer and counseling. Free. (225) 953-4238.
Monday, June 8
ANNUAL CONGRESS: 7 a.m., Scotlandville Magnet High School. Hosted by the Fourth District Congress of Christian Education. Breakfast and lunch provided for kids in the mornings. Adult classes start at 6 p.m. with evening assembly immediately following. newgideonbc.org.
SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP: 7 a.m., Charity Christian Center, 871 O’Neal Lane. (225) 272-8252 or email@example.com.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 5:30 p.m., Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 955 E. Polk Street. The theme is “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” (225) 343-5610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISLAND IN THE SON — KID’S CRUSADE: 6 p.m., One Hope Ministries, 24603 Walker South Road. Scott and Marci Crosby, of Abbeville, present “Island in the Son,” a vacation Bible study-type program. facebook.com/One-Hope-Ministries.
CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave. (225) 715-2135.
SAFE INTERACTIONS WITH POLICE: 6 p.m., Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1420 South Darla Ave. Gonzales Police Chief Sherman Jackson will talk about his experience as a man under authority in the military and offer guidance on how to interact with the police.
Wednesday, June 10
ROSARY FOR PEACE: 6 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. (985) 222-5922 or email@example.com.
“FAVORITE FACES” ART EXHIBIT: River Community Church, 36367 Old Perkins Road. The artworks were submitted by members and friends of the church, both adults and children. Some are available for purchase. (225) 744-4367.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - REGISTRATION DEADLINE: River Community Church, 36367 Old Perkins Road. All area children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to participate in a Vacation Bible School that will take them back in time to a marketplace in 29 A.D. During the week of June 8-12, from 9 a.m. to noon, children will be part of a tribe in Judea and experience firsthand stories from the Bible. (318) 416-3768, Wacoshipley@hotmail.com or rivercommunity.org/announcing-vacation-bible-school-2015/.
MISSION SUNDAY: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E. Gwendolyn Smith, of New Heaven Ministries, will speak.
BIBLE STUDY: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.
Saturday, June 6
FOURTH DISTRICT USHER’S MINISTRY: 2 p.m., New Hope Baptist Church, 1405 La. 409. Bimonthly meeting.
Sunday, June 7
MIRACLE & DELIVERANCE SERVICE: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.
SOUTHERN & COUNTRY GOSPEL MUSIC: 6:30 p.m., Mike Vaughn Ministries/Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 La. 442 W. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for a free concert featuring Robbin Bankens, of Petal, Mississippi. Plates lunches will be available along with hot dogs, nachos and desserts. A love offering will be taken. (985) 974-0507 or mvmgoodnews.com.
APPRECIATION SERVICE: 2:30 p.m., The Greater Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, 32425 Bowie St. To honor the Rev. John Batiste. Pastor Louis C. Askins will speak. (225) 687-3857 or (225) 776-5995.