ADDIS

Sunday

  • RECOVERY SUPPORT WOMEN’S GROUP: 6 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1 S. For individuals seeking freedom from destructive habits. (225) 776-1652. facebook.com/recoverysupportaddis.

Friday

  • RECOVERY SUPPORT MEN’S GROUP: 7 p.m., Church of Addis, 6781 La. 1 S. For individuals seeking freedom from destructive habits. (225) 218-5630. churchataddis.com.

BATON ROUGE

Saturday

  • FALL ARTS JUBILEE: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2021 Tara Blvd. Presented by Remember Me Quilt Guild. Variety of homemade quilts, art, pottery, jewelry, baby gifts, handbags and more. Also raffle for a handmade purple and gold fleur de lis quilt. Plate lunches will be for sale. Free admission.

Reunion: 11 a.m., Brookstown Baptist Church, 11998 Plank Road. A reunion for past members of the church in the Fellowship Hall. (225) 261-2548.

Sunday

  • YOUNG PEOPLES SERVICE: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 South 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.

Worship In Pink: 8 a.m., First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 575 Education St. Celebration and remembrance of those with cancer.

  • PIANO CONCERT: 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church Sanctuary, 930 North Blvd. “Music Shelters the Soul” concert benefiting Hope Ministries with Willis Delony on piano.
  • EVENING WORSHIP: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Robert Ware will speak.
  • THE FIRST CHRISTMAS: 6 p.m., Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. “The First Christmas,” a best-seller by Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan, based on the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, is being taught Sundays and at 10 a.m. Mondays through November by the Rev. Joe Reggin, interim pastor of Broadmoor Presbyterian Church. Free.

Monday

  • BUSINESSMEN’S STUDY: Noon, Christ in the City, 320 Third St. Bring your lunch. Topic is “Treading Water in an Empty Pool.”

Tuesday

  • TRIBUTE TO CANCER SURVIVORS: 11 a.m., Oak Lodge Reception Center, 2834 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Guest singer Michell Holland will be honor cancer survivors with a musical tribute. Cindy Cox will speak. For reservations, call Sherry at (225) 362-3588 or sherry316@cox.net. All reservations require $22.
  • BIBLE STUDY & SNACK TIME: 6 p.m., T.J. Baptist Student Center, 724 Harding Blvd. (225) 774-8924, (225) 615-4267 or tjjemisonbsc.com.
  • FREE TUTORING: 6 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian’s Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. Free tutoring for middle and high school students with qualified tutors. Those attending for the first time must have an ID and be accompanied by an adult. Volunteer tutors are also needed. For information, call Mike Zobrist at (225) 336-4189.

Wednesday

  • NOON PRAYER: Noon, Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.

Wellness Wednesdays: 6 p.m., Berean Wellness and Community Support Center, 5100 Osborne Ave. Call or check website for topics. (225) 355-4444, bereanbatonrouge.com.

Worship Service: 6 p.m., In His Hands Baptist Church, 8767 Gov. Claiborne Drive.

Evening Service: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. SAUMCBR.com.

Children’s Church: 7 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.

Thursday

  • GRIEFSHARE: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Avenue. A 14-week grief support/seminar program, open to anyone who has experienced the loss through death of someone close.

Oct. 16-17

  • THE GOSPEL TRUTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: 7 p.m., The Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 6274 Scenic Highway. Special guests will be CSJ Men, Legendary Lighthouse Gospel Singers, Mighty Gospel Warriors of Bruce, Mississippi, and many more.
  • MUSIC MINISTRY APPRECIATION: 7 p.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. Honoring Patrick Lacy, director of music; David Gordon, organist, and T.J. Pryer, drummer.

Saturday, Oct. 17

  • HELP FOR THE NEEDY: 11 a.m to 12:30 p.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. The church’s Helping Hand Ministry will be giving away hot meals and clothing to those in need.
  • SENIOR RESOURCE FAIR: 9:30 a.m. to noon, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 8833 Goodwood Blvd. Free flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Sunday, Oct. 18

  • FRIENDS & FAMILY DAY: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
  • YOUNG PEOPLES PRAISE SERVICE: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
  • ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. 82nd year anniversary.
  • CHRISTMAS FELLOWSHIP: 2 p.m., Star Hill Baptist Church, 1400 N. Foster Drive.

Oct. 18-22

  • CHURCH AID SESSION: 9:30 a.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. Monday-Thursday, Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 736 North 35th St. 89th annual session of the Emmanuel Baptist Church Aid Association, Dr. Excell Palyne, president. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Bible study 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday; Parent Body in session at 1 p.m. daily; night service at 7 p.m.

Oct. 23-25

  • MINISTRY CELEBRATION: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23; 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, Jericho International Ministries, 230 Little John Drive. Celebrating five years of ministry.

Saturday, Oct. 24

  • PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS RECOGNITION MASS: 4 p.m., St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road. All public safety officers — law enforcement officers, fire fighters and first responders — will receive a blessing and recognition.

Sunday, Oct. 25

  • EVENING WORSHIP: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Gus Henderson will speak.

CENTRAL

Saturday

  • SATURDAY FUN DAYS: 10 a.m., Blackwater United Methodist Church, 10000 Blackwater Road. Games include golf, bowling, fishing, ring toss and hay rides. Baked goods and food booths will also be available. Families are welcome to wander through the pumpkin patch, take pictures and take home a pumpkin or two. $2. (225) 261-4646.

CLINTON

Sunday

  • 135TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., St. Peter United Methodist Church, 10087 St. Peter Lane. The Rev. Clifton C. Conrad, pastor of Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge, will speak. Ethel
  • PRAISE & WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.

Sunday, Oct. 18

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

GONZALES

Tuesday

  • CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave.

Sunday, Oct. 25

  • LITTLE ANGELS MEMORIAL RIDE & FESTIVAL: 9:30 a.m., Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9030 S. St. Landry Ave. The Little Angels Foundation’s third annual Family Fall Festival and Little Angels Memorial Ride. Free motorcycle ride, led by The Wild Pigs Motorcycle Club, starts at 10 a.m. and ends at noon. The festival will include live music, food and drinks and a car and bike show. thelittleangelsfoundation.org.

HAMMOND

Sunday

  • GOLDEN WINGS CELEBRATION: 6 p.m., Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church, 1005 Perriloux St. 45th anniversary celebration concert of The Golden Wings Quartet, of Tupelo, Mississippi. Featured guests include Shawn Brown & Da Boyz, of St. Louis; Pastor James Bolton, of the Bolton Brothers, McClain, Mississippi; The Legendary Lighthouse Gospel Singers, of Baton Rouge, and The Spiritual Truelights, of Tupelo. Brother Darrell Luster, of Malaco Music Group and “The Darrell Luster Radio Show,” will emcee. Advance tickets are $15; children 8-12, $5 (at door only). Contact James Parks at (662) 791-9215 or Lisa Wright at (225) 439-4314.

MORGANZA

Sunday

  • HOMECOMING: Noon, Little Rock Baptist Church, 7191 La. 1. Annual homecoming and church’s 141st anniversary celebration. Evangelist Trena Richard is the special guest.

PAULINA

Sunday

  • CEMETERY AND MOURNING EVENT: 12:30 p.m., St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 2130 Rectory St. and La. 44. Costumed re-enactors will present historical performances in the church and cemetery. Local famous and infamous citizenry will be “resurrected” to tell their stories. Costumed visiting spirits from St. Michaels Catholic Church Cemetery will act as tour guides. John Gray will provide musical accompaniment for the funeral dirge and second line out of the cemetery. Inside the church, local vocalists will provide the entertainment. $10-$12. (225) 869-8148

PONCHATOULA

Saturday

  • WRITE FROM THE SOURCE: 8:30 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit of Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Learn calligraphy, an ancient art using writing and letter forms as artistic expression. Fee is $10.

Wednesday

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

Tuesday, Oct. 20

  • PEACE & PRAYERS: 7 p.m. Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Each night will focus on a holy hour of prayer followed by light snacks and social. Email sdavis@oppeace.org or call (225) 294-5039.
  • SPIRITUAL BOOK SHARING: 10 a.m. Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, Spiritual Book Sharing. Fee is $50, includes book and material.

ST. FRANCISVILLE

Saturday

  • YOUNG PEOPLE WORKSHOP: 10 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 9109 Tunica Trace. The topic is “Who Said That?: New Testament Men and Women of the Bible.” For all youth leaders, workers, directors and youth.
  • HOMECOMING: 2 p.m., Sherobee Baptist Church, 10064 Jones Vaughn Creek Road. Annual homecoming program. The Rev. John Thompson, of Greater Hollywood Baptist Church, will speak.

Tuesday, Oct. 13

  • NURSING HOME VISIT: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor, 15243 La. 10. The Rev. Emma Woods and the Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church Mission Ministry will visit. Sister Hannah McQuirter will speak.

Saturday, Oct. 17

  • GOSPEL FESTIVAL: 10 a.m., West Feliciana Parish Parks and Recreation, Hardwod Park, 10166 W. Feliciana Parkway. (225) 784-8450. Greater Hollywood Baptist Church Gospel Festival featuring performances by the Lighthouse Gospel Singers, Hollywood Ensemble Choir, Louisiana Rose, Gospel Wonders, Gospel Truth andmore. There will also be praise and worship, food and drinks. Call (225) 635-5921.

SLAUGHTER

Sunday, Oct. 11

  • MISSIONS CONFERENCE: 10 a.m., Grace Baptist Church, 9150 La. 19. Four missionary families preparing to work in various countries will be hosted.