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/.
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.
GARAGE SALE: 7 a.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. To benefit mission projects. (225) 752-2903 or StAndrewsUMC.net.
FREE CLOTHES: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Herman Baptist Church, 1293 North 36th St. Free clothes for the entire family.
VISITATION: 2 p.m., Sterling Place Nursing Home, 3888 North Blvd. The nursing home ministry of Berean Seventh-Day Adventist Church will visit.
SHROUD ENCOUNTER: 6 p.m., Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 2250 Main St. Free 90-minute presenation on the Shroud of Turin by Russ Breault of Atlanta.
YOUTH PROGRAM: 7 a.m., Little Risen Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
SERVICES: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center, 871 O’Neal Lane. (225) 272-8252.
EVENING WORSHIP: 5 p.m. Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alive St. The Rev. Emma Woods 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.
WORSHIP SERVICES: 7-7:30 a.m., St. John’s United Methodist Church, 9375 Highland Road. Weekly worship service with communion continuing through Eastertide leading up to Pentecost. (225) 766-4594 or stjohnsbr.org/news&events.
EBRP WOMAN’S AUXILIARY MEETING: 3 p.m., Greater Beach Grove Baptist Church, 5352 Ford St. New members are welcome.
HOLY SPIRIT SEMINAR: 7 p.m., Charity Christian Center, 871 O’neal Lane. (225) 272-8252.
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 a loss through the death of someone close. Free. (225) 768-8863.
CLOTHING & MEAL GIVE-AWAY: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. (225) 292-3139.
Women’s ministry leadership training: 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, 529 Convention St. “Becoming a Peacemaker,” lead by Martha Lawley, author of “Attending the Bride of Christ, Preparing for His Return.” Free. fbcbr.com
friday night live: 7 p.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields. Presented by the church’s Youth Department. Local youth minister and Christian rapper A.V. Mitchell will speak. Free.
Saturday, May 16
COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR & FAITH WALK: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1414 Sora St. At 9 a.m., the Faith Walk from the church to Anna T. Jordan Community Park will be held. The health fair will include health screenings for diabetes, HIV/AIDS and blood pressure. There will pediatric health and dental checks, nutrition tips, 911 education, Christian counseling, prescription management and children’s fire safety.(225) 775-7372.
Sunday, May 17
PASTOR HONORED: 11 a.m., Beach Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. Youth program honoring Pastor Marshall Hall’s anniversary. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
SEEKERS BOOK CLUB: 3-5 p.m., Greenwell Springs Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Continuing discussion of “Beautiful in God’s Eyes” by Elizabeth George.
EVENING WORSHIP: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Gus Henderson will speak.
SPRING MUSICAL/VARIETY SHOW: 6 p.m., Heartsease Family Life Church, 12112 Florida Blvd. Program by Fancy Feet Dance Studio. Free. The theme for the show is “Every Praise to our God!” It will feature Pastors Phillip and Kelly Pimlott along with Victor Smith and his Sanctified Sound. There will be dancing, singing, music and prizes. Artists scheduled to perform include Pastors Mark and Lady Ellis, of United Christian Faith Ministries Praise Team; Judah Praise; Iberville Parish Math Science Arts Academy Exciting Show Stoppers; and Kimberly Marie. Local businesses will have booths, and refreshments will be served. facebook.com/events/781304625288576/.
Wednesday, May 20
PASTOR ANNIVERSARY: 7 p.m., New Home Family Worship Center, 3000 Tecumseh St. In celebration of Pastor Samuel R. Blake’s seventh year.
Thursday, May 21
WOMEN IN SPIRIT: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral Parish Hall, 412 North St. A nondenominational program for women seeking spiritual growth and sharing new and affirming perspectives on faith in everyday life. Monthly programs include a complimentary lunch. The theme is “Open Air Ministry. Church for the Working Poor and Homeless of Baton Rouge.”Jane Cooper, a consummate volunteer, will speak. Reservations requested. (225) 387-5928.
Impacting Nations … Advancing the Kingdom of God: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. Baton Rouge AGLOW Community Lighthouse will welcomes Prophetess/Evangelist Dr. Judy Laird. email@example.com.
Friday, May 22
FAITH-BASED SUMMER FEEDING & ENRICHMENT PROGRAM REGISTRATION: Deadline to register for summer program, Heard Chapel Methodist Church, 1920 Colorado St., and Alsen St. Irma Lee Environmental Justice, 13246 U.S. 61. Mandatory family meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 24. The programs run June 1-Aug. 7, and will include activities and field trips.
PRE-MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION: Noon, Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, La. 67, Liberty Road. The East Feliciana Male Chorus will present the celebration.
MOTHER’S DAY PROGRAM: 11:30 a.m., St. John Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. A Mother’s Day recognition service on “Standing at the Foot of the Cross.”
Sunday, May 17
FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY PROGRAM: 11:30 a.m., St. John Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road.
CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave. Guy Signorino will speak on “The Mass and Salvation.” The rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m. (225) 715-2135.
PROPHETIC INTERCESSION AND HEALING SERVICE: 7 p.m., Enlighten Fellowship Northshore, 620 N. Morrison Blvd., Suite B. (504) 453-6122 or enlightenfellowshipchurch.com.
45TH YEAR SENIOR RECOGNITION DAY SERVICE: 11 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. (225) 687-2506 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NUN RUN 5K, A RACE LIKE NUN OTHER: 8:30 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Wear your most creative nun outfit for the trail run through Rosaryville’s grounds. The Fun Run will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K Trail Run starts at 9 a.m. (225) 294-5039 or rosaryvillela.com.
ROSARY FOR PEACE: 6 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. (985) 222-5922.
Saturday, May 16
DREAM RETREAT: 1 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Titled “Dreams: God’s Forgotten Language,” lead by Janice Bachman. Begin with a mid-afternoon arrival, dinner and an evening session. The retreat will provide an opportunity to pay attention to and work with dreams in the context of prayer, retreat and a contemplative environment. There will be two one-hour group gatherings each day designed to work more deeply with one’s own and other’s dreams. Daily one-on-one sessions with the director will be available as time permits. (225) 294-5039 or catholicretreatcenter.org.
Sunday, May 17
FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY PROGRAM: 2 p.m., The Christ Baptist Church, 6623 La. 190 West. The Rev. Charles Allen will speak.
VISITATION: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor Nursing Home, 15243 La. 10. The Rev. Emily Stewart will speak.
MOTHER’S DAY PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, 10064 Jone Vaughn Creek Road. The Rev. Linda Ward will speak.
BIBLE STUDY: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.
ASCENSION PROGRAM: 6:30 p.m., New Philadelphia Baptist Church, 9027 Sanford Lane. Program with the Rev. Emma Woods, the Rev. Emily Stewart, Minister Yvonne Major, Minister Ginger London, Minister Cheryl Franklin and Evangelist Anita Edwards.