• Addis


  • 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/mens-recovery-support/.



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



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


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

Bible Study: 7:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.


  • FELLOWSHIP FRIDAY: New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; women’s every second and fourth.



  • NORTH BATON ROUGE COMMUNITY EASTER PARADE: 9 a.m., North Baton Rouge. There will be floats, bands, trucks, motorcycles, walkers, horse riders, antique cars and more. The parade begins at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on the Southern University campus and ends at Greater King David Baptist Church. (225) 928-4079.
  • FAMILY FUN: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 650 Blount Road. Donation $5 adults, $2 children. Basketball games and family fun. (225) 937-3419 or (225) 308-1261.
  • COMMUNITY OUTREACH DAY: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., BREC Maplewood Park, 6200 Maplewood Drive. Sponsored by Glen Oaks Baptist Church, activities include health screenings (for sickle cell, diabetes, cholesterol, upper respiratory and HIV), community and social services information booths, job fair, voter registration, prizes, free food, spacewalks, games, crafts, face painting, puppet show, music and more.
  • THE GREAT EGG HUNT: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by Journey Church. Hunts will be held at Lovett Road Park in Central and South Park in Denham Springs. In addition to egg hunts, activities will include food, inflatables, rock wall and pony rides.
  • EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA: 1-4 p.m., White Dove Fellowship, 10957 Greenwell Springs Road. (225) 924-6717. Free egg hunts for youngsters up to age 12. Candy-filled eggs and prizes, free games and a kids carnival.

Fourth District Usher’s BiMonthly Meeting: 2 p.m., New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive.

  • “THE OLD RUGGED CROSS”: 5 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1920 Progress Road. A re-enactment of Jesus carrying the Cross to Calvary.
  • 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. (240) 899-7671, (225) 252-8824 or (225) 715-3788.

Easter vigil: 7:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2021 Tara Blvd. Easter Sunday services will be held at 10:30 a.m. StPaulBR.com .

Easter vigil: 8 p.m., St. Joseph’s Cathedral, 412 North St. The Easter Vigil, comprising a service of light, Scripture, the Sacraments of Initiation and Mass will be held with Bishop Robert Muench as the celebrant.


  • EASTER SONRISE SERVICE: 5 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Sunday School and 11 a.m. service will be held at regular times. (225) 775-2740.
  • EASTER SERVICES: 5 a.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1901 Missouri St.
  • EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: 6:30 a.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Sunrise Service will be held in the east parking lot. Regular services will be in the sanctuary. Childcare provided. t (225) 315-2818 or standrewsumc.net.
  • EASTER SERVICES: 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center, 871 Oneal Lane. (225) 272-8252 or tresiebmac@gmail.com.
  • EASTER RESURRECTION SERVICE: 7:30 a.m., Living Faith Christian Center, 6375 Winbourne Ave. Services also at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
  • EASTER MASS: 8 and 10 a.m., St. Joseph’s Cathedral, 412 North St. Bishop Robert Muench will celebrated the 10 a.m. Mass.
  • RESURRECTION CELEBRATION AND CHILDREN’S EASTER PARADE: 8 a.m., Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 655 Gardere Lane.
  • RISEN — RESURRECTION SUNDAY CELEBRATION: 8 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. (225) 927-9804 or greaterkingdavid.org.
  • HOPE FOR FAMILY CELEBRATION: 9 a.m., Holiday Inn South, 9944 Airline Highway. Join Bishop Rickey and Pastor Lesia Washington and Higher Ground Outreach Church with special musical guest Kefia Rollerson.
  • RESURRECTION DAY SERVICE: 9 a.m., Gloryland Baptist Church, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road. Dr. Rayford T. Iglehart will deliver the message. Music by the Sanctuary Choir. A free nursery will be available for infants through 4 years old. (225) 356-0577.

Easter Services: 10:30 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2021 Tara Blvd. StPaulBR.com .

Spring Revival: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. The evangelists will be Dr. M.L. Carter, pastor of Greater New Bethel Baptist Church, and the Rev. Melvin Rushing, pastor of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. The Easter Worship Service theme is “Yes He Lives!” The unveiling of the seats of deaconess, founder and choir member Beatrice Harrison and choir member and male chorus member Rodney Perkins will take place.

Easter Services: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian, 9340 Florida Blvd. Dr. Martha Robson, of New Orleans, will lead the service, with Communion and music by the sanctuary choir.

Worship and Holy Communion: 6 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.


  • VISIT TO HERITAGE HOUSE MANOR: 10 a.m., Heritage House Manor, 1335 Wooddale Blvd. The congregation of Greater Mount Gideon will visit Heritage House Manor under the director of the Rev. Emma Woods. Words of encouragement will be offered by Linda Henderson.
  • COMPUTER CLASS: 5:45 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 Lobdell Ave. Topics are intro to computer, Microsoft Word, web design, PowerPoint and Excel. (225) 300-4528.


  • NOON PRAYER: Hop Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.
  • EBR WOMAN’S AUXILIARY MEETING: 3 p.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 6274 Scenic Highway. New members are welcome.


  • 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.


  • CHRISTIAN BIBLE COLLEGE CONFERENCE: Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. For more information, email Dr. Jasper Roper at jasper1937@att.net.

April 10-12

  • PASTOR ANNIVERSARY: Greater Mount Canaan Baptist Church, 5820 Evangeline St. Three-day celebration of the third anniversary of the Rev. Levie “Ash” Wright. A musical is at 7 p.m. Friday, April 10, and all groups, choirs and soloist are invited. Breakfast with The Pastor will be at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 11, and the final celebration will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Special guest will be the Rev. Leroy Taylor and congregation from New Zion Baptist Church in Denham Springs. (225) 235-7372.

Sunday, April 12

  • WOMEN’S DAY WORSHIP: 10:45 a.m., Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1414 Sora St. The theme is “A Time to Serve: Love God, Love Others, Love Yourself.” Minister Avis Rowan will speak.
  • FRIENDS & FAMILY DAY: 11 a.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. Pastor Tommie Gipson, of Donaldson Chapel, will speak.
  • YOUTH PROGRAM: 7 a.m., Little Risen Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.

Tuesday, April 14

  • CHINN-SPURLOCK LEADERSHIP SCHOOL: 6 p.m., Greater Beach Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5352 Ford St. The three courses are Baptist Doctrine, Effective Bible Reading and Christian Stewardship. $5. Activities for youth and teens are also offered.

Friday, April 17

  • CLOTHING AND MEAL GIVE-A-WAY: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 West Buchanan St. (225) 292-3139.

Saturday, April 18

  • BLOOD DRIVE: 2-8 p.m., Islamic Center of Baton Rouge, 820 W. Chimes St. The center and the Muslim Students Association of LSU are hosting the Our Lady of the Lake blood drive, which also will include screenings for blood pressure, BMI and more. Free barbecue and T-shirts.



  • EASTER SERVICE: 5 a.m. and 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.


Sunday, April 12

  • FAMILY FESTIVAL: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 11140 La. 77. Family festival with barbecue chicken dinner for $7, a raffle for $1,000, face painting for children and more. (225) 625-2438.



  • EASTER MORNING SUNRISE: 7 a.m., Norwood Baptist Church will host Easter Morning Sunrise Service at Kueta-T Campground on Thompson Creek Road. At 10 a.m. the Easter Cantata, “Your Grace Still Amazes Me,” will be will be presented in the church sanctuary on Azalea Street. Contact Brother Rickie Wilson at (225) 629-5325.



  • EASTER AND BAPTISMAL SERVICES: 10 a.m., St. Matthew Baptist Church, 22910 Warren St. A joint celebration of St. Matthew and Pilgrim Temple Baptist Churches.



  • ROSARY FOR PEACE: 6 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. (985) 222-5922.



  • EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: 7 a.m., Sandy Creek Baptist Church, 22834 Liberty Road. Service will be followed by breakfast, Bible study and an adult choir musical.



  • 28TH ANNUAL EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: Hemingbough, 10101 La. 965. (225) 635-6617. Interdemoninational services will be held in the Greek Amphitheater overlooking the lake by the Rev. Chris Andrews. Casual dress. hemingbough.com
  • RESURRECTION SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE: 8:20 a.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61 North.

Saturday, April 11

  • PRAYER BREAKFAST: 9 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, La. 965. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak. $7 suggested donation.

Tuesday, April 14

  • NURSING HOME VISIT: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor Nursing Home, 15243 La. 10. The congregation of Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church will visit the home under the direction of the Rev. Emma Woods. The Rev. Emily Stewart will speak.



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


  • BIBLE STUDY: 7 p.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.

Saturday, April 18

  • FOURTH DISTRICT YOUNG PEOPLES WORKSHOP: 10 a.m., New Hope Baptist Church, 1405 La. 409. The topic for youth, ages 5-25, is “Following Jesus Can Be Hard.” The topic for adult leaders and youth workers is “Positive Living.” (225) 778-1710.


Sunday, April 12

  • PASTOR APPRECIATION WORSHIP SERVICE: 1 p.m., Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 22911 Reames Road. The Rev. Thomas Bessix will speak.
  • FRIENDS & FAMILY DAY: 2 p.m., Mount Wade Baptist Church, 21255 Reames Road. Special guest will be the Rev. Derrick J. Shavers, of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.