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Baton Rouge

Saturday, Oct. 14

Community Services Day: 9:15 a.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. The church's Community Services ministry's theme is "Plucked from the Fire" based on Jude 1:22-23. After lesson study, Irene Williams, Communities Services coordinator for southeast Louisiana, will speak at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served for those participating in the 2 p.m. visit at Sterling Nursing Home, 3888 North Blvd. At 4 p.m., Williams and Lyn Hakeem, Berean's Community Services director, will conduct a workshop open to all. For more information, call (225) 356-4052 or visit bereanbatonrouge.com.

Daughters of Naomi: 10 a.m., Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Highway. Darlene A. Moore, pastor of St. Peter UMC in Jeanerette, Trinity UMC in Baldwin and Asbury UMC in Franklin, will speak. All young women ages 9-18 are invited. Call Annette Yancy at (225) 933-7475 for more information.

Rosary: Noon, Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway. Look for the Our Lady of Fatima sign. Open to everyone. Bring a rosary, a chair and wear sunscreen. 

Public Square Rosary Rally: Noon, corner of Picardy Avenue and Bluebonnet Boulevard, in front of Baton Rouge General Medical Center. Sponsored by America Needs Fatima, join in offering reparation for the sins and offenses committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary and to pray for the conversion of the United States.

Sunday, Oct. 15

Worship Service: 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., Oasis Christian Church, 4524 E. Brookstown Drive. (225) 355-8274, occbr.org.

Service: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak. (225) 387-2421.

Service: 7:30 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 7305 Harry Drive. (225) 927-4035.

Church Anniversary: 8 a.m., First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 575 Education St. The church will celebrate its 85th anniversary. Pastor Henry J. Brown will speak.

Sunday School & New Members' Class: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. (225) 358-7772. Breast Cancer Awareness Month-Worship in Pink Service is at 11 a.m. The Sisterhood Choir will sing.

Intercessory Prayer & Youth Christian Education: 9:30 a.m., service 10:30 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Sunday School: 9:45 a.m., service 11 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. (225) 775-2343. 

Seniors Ministry: 10 a.m., The Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. Meeting of GEMS, the senior citizens' ministry. (225) 356-4052.

Service: 10 a.m., The Church of Scientology Mission of Baton Rouge, 9716 Airline Highway. (225) 928-7804. 

Service: 11 a.m., Campus of Camelot College, 2618 Wooddale Blvd. Join Power in the Word World Ministries with Ronnie L. Williams, pastor. Visit pwwm.org.

Youth Service: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak. (225) 775-9455.

Anniversary: 2 p.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. Special guests are Providence II and Calvary Third Baptist Church. Rodney Freeman, pastor, will speak. (225) 354-0492.

Oktoberfest: 3 p.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. Foods for the seasons and special music in the church hall. For ticket information, call (225) 938-2474. 

Oct. 15-20

Annual Session: Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The 91st annual session of Emmanuel Baptist Church Aid Association. Sunday school 9:30, Bible class 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Thursday, parent body in session 1 p.m., night service 7 p.m. 

Wednesday, Oct. 18

Bible Study: Noon, Greater King David Baptist Church, 7305 Harry Drive. (225) 927-4035.

Women's Auxiliary Meeting: 3 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway.

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. (225) 775-2343.

Midweek Service: 7 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Bible study and children's church. (225) 358-7772.

Bible Study: 7 p.m., Campus of Camelot College, 2618 Wooddale Blvd. Join Power in the Word World Ministries with Pastor Ronnie L. Williams. Visit pwwm.org.

Thursday, Oct. 19

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Oct. 19-22

Weekend of Wellness: Faith Seventh-day Adventist Church, 7330 Mickens Road. The church's Health Ministries Department will present: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 19, "Rescue 911," featuring the drama "Lost and Found"; 7 p.m. Oct. 20, "Wait a Minute: Suicide! I got something to Say!" featuring a panel discussion on suicide, signs and symptoms, experiences and prevention; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 21, Power Breakfast (prayer walks, lunch and learn) and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. "Light it Up" karaoke and fireside chat on marijuana and mojo; 11 a.m. Oct. 22, food combining and body wash and deodorant class. Registration required for this class at Eventbright.com or at event tab of Truecarehwc.com.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Community Outreach: 10 a.m., parking lot next to The General Insurance Company, 5930 Plank Road. Free clothing and hot meal. Hosted by Highest Praise Family Worship Center, (225) 733-4648.

Free Clothes: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Herman Baptist Church, 1293 N. 36th St. The Women's Society is offering free clothes for the entire family. 

Sunday, Oct. 22

Breast Cancer Service: 7 a.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. The service will include testimonies by survivors. The Rev. Van Smith will give a sermon on "The Healer" and music will be by the church choir.

Pastor's Anniversary: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. The church will celebrate the Rev. Tommie N. Gipson Jr.'s 20th anniversary. The Rev. Theodore Smith, of Damascus Baptist Church in Magnolia, Arkansas, will be guest pastor. (225) 344-4480.

Grand Day: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral at Fourth and Main streets. The event celebrates the lives of children and their grandparents, beginning with Mass in the Cathedral, which will include a special homily for children and a special blessing for grandparents, and continues with a fall festival in the Parish Hall and on Cathedral Square. Event includes free food and drinks, pony rides, music, a petting zoo, face-painting, balloon art, caricatures and an appearance by “Bubbles the Camel” and the train, the “St. Joe Express.” Free and open to the public. For more information, call (225) 387-5928, email office@cathedralbr.org or visit cathedralbr.org

Church Anniversary: 2 p.m., Greater Morning Star Baptist Church, 1002 Mavis Drive. The church will celebrate its 124th anniversary. Evangelist Manuel Scott Jr., of Los Angeles, will speak. Open to everyone for a spirit-filled afternoon of praise, worship, preaching, fellowship and refreshments.

Family & Friends Day: 3 p.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. Eight-year-old Minister Jakobe Cooper and the St. Luke Baptist Church will be guests. Everyone is invited. (225) 733-4648.

Deacon & Deaconess Anniversary: 3 p.m., Israelite Missionary Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. The church celebrates 102 years of service. Bishop Christopher Huddleston, of St. James Baptist Church in Slaughter, will speak. (225) 344-3553.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

Reformation: 10 a.m., St. George Catholic Church, Kleinpeter Center, 7808 St. George Drive. A session on "Reformation, 500 Years Later Lessons Learned" with speakers Archbishop Emeritus Alfred Hughes, of the Catholic Diocese of New Orleans, and Bishop Michael Rinehart, of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod. Free and open to the public. RSVP online at ifedgbr.com or call (225) 267-5600. 

Thursday, Oct. 26

Women in Spirit: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral Parish Hall, 401 Main St. The speaker will be Maxine Crump, CEO of Dialogue on Race Louisiana, an independent nonprofit organization aimed at eliminating racism through discussion and education. Women in Spirit is an interfaith gathering for women seeking spiritual growth and sharing new and affirming perspectives on faith in everyday life. RSVP by emailing wis@cathedralbr.org or calling (225)387-5928.

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Saturday, Oct. 28

St. Alphonsus Car Show: 8 a.m., St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with award presentations starting at 1 p.m. There is a $25 entry fee to participate. Festivities will also include a 50-50 raffle, concessions and door prizes. Proceeds will benefit the St. Alphonsus Youth Group. Contact Randy Accardo at (225) 333-1403 or Lynette Shaffett at (225) 954-0680 or youth@alphonsus.org.

Conference: 10 a.m. to noon, Greater Greene Chapel AME Church, 1232 N. 32nd St. Conference on domestic violence with the Rev. Herbert Spears. Twahna P. Harris, founder of the Butterfly Society, which champions the victims of domestic violence, will speak. Free and open to the public. (225) 343-0996.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Worship in Pink: 9:15 a.m., Greater St. Luke Baptist Church, 123 N. 23rd St. There will be prayers, inspirational music and readings, handmade pink prayer shawls for all breast cancer warriors, awareness information, special giving circle for local breast cancer heroes. Minister Nicole D. Scott will speak. Contact Tonya Robertson for more information at tgr331@yahoo.com.

Intercessory Prayer & Youth Christian Education: 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. Worship service at 10:30 a.m. (225) 733-4648.

Youth Sunday Worship Service: 10:30 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Concert: Following 10:30 a.m. service, First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd. On "Reformation Sunday," James Linden Hogg will be in concert for the fellowship gathering in the courtyard. (225) 387-0617.

Oct. 30-Nov. 3

Busy Person Retreat: St. Joseph Spirituality Center, 2980 Kleinert Ave. The at-home retreat is designed to renew and refresh your spirit in the midst of daily life. Participants commit to 30 minutes of daily prayer and meeting with a spiritual director for 30 minutes at a time that fits the participant's schedule. For details and to register, call (225) 383-3349 or email dianne@stjocenter.org. Cost is $100.

Sunday, Nov. 5

Service of Healing & Hope: 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd. Jim Solomon and Gerrit Dawson will lead this special service to remember those who have died. Music will be by the Foto Sisters. Open to everyone who has suffered a loss. (225) 387-0617.

Denham Springs

Sunday, Oct. 22

Women's Day: 11 a.m., Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St. Julia Carnes, president of Baton Rouge District United Methodist, will speak. (225) 664-7979.

Clinton

Wednesday, Oct. 18

Bible Study: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. Every Wednesday. (225) 683-5070.

Plaquemine

Sundays

Church Musician Sought: 9:45 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church 58116 Court St. (225) 687-6618 or (225) 938-2474.

Sunday, Oct. 15

Breast Cancer Awareness Program: 7:30 a.m., Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church, 58165 Barrow St. Minister Bridgette Renee Scott, of Mount Cyrene Baptist Church, will speak.

Sunday, Oct. 22

Church Anniversary: 7:30 a.m., Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church, 58165 Barrow St. The Rev. Gregory L. Coats, of Macedonia Baptist Church and St. John Baptist Church, will speak.

Breast Cancer Awareness Service: 9:45 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church 58116 Court St. The service will include testimonies by survivors. The Rev. Van Smith, pastor, will give a sermon on "The Healer," and guest soloist is Marlese Samuels.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Anniversary Service: 11 a.m., St. Matthew Baptist Church, 22910 Warren St. The church will celebrate its 143rd anniversary with a theme of “Let’s Go Back — The Old Time Way.” The Rev. Christine Dawson Butler, pastor of the Mount Cyrene Baptist Church in Plaquemine, will speak. (225) 687-6983.

Port Allen

Sunday, Oct. 22

Ushers Anniversary Banquet: 5:30 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 3261 S. Pacific Road. The Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association Ushers Auxiliary will hold its anniversary banquet. Clinton Mayor Lori Ann Bell will speak. Tickets are $20. Dress is formal attire. For tickets, call (225) 603-9304.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Breast Cancer Awareness Sunday: 8:30 a.m., Scott United Methodist Church, 310 Atchafalaya St. The theme is "God Cares About Our Body, Mind and Spirit; Therefore, I Have Hope, I Fight, I Win." The Rev. Linda Joseph, associate pastor of Neely United Methodist Church, will speak. 

St. Francisville

Tuesday, Oct. 17

Raise The Praise-Part VIII: 6:30 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 La. 61 N. A pre-anniversary celebration featuring national recording artist the Rev. Norman Hutchins and MFGBC Music Ministry. Free and open to the public. (225) 635-5422.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Pastor's Appreciation Service: 2 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 La. 61 N. Bishop Dwight Pate, of Church Point Ministries in Baton Rouge, will speak. (225) 635-5422.

Pastor's Anniversary: 3 p.m., Bethel AME Church, 12258 Jackson Road. The church will celebrate the first anniversary of Adrian Lamotte as pastor with a service of "Praise and Generosity." The Rev. Herbert Spears, pastor of Greene Chapel AME Church in Baton Rouge, will speak.

Zachary

Sunday, Oct. 15

Service: 8 a.m., Oak Grove Christian Center, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road. (225) 654-7392.

Worship Service: 9 a.m., Open Door Fellowship Life Center, 4415 Avenue A. (225) 654-1000.

Wednesday, Oct. 18

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Oak Grove Christian Center, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road. (225) 654-7392.