• 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. Followed by Bible Study at 7:30 p.m. (225) 775-3127.


  • FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: 6 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; Women’s every second and fourth. (225) 775-3127.



  • WOMEN BRINGING WOMEN/LEOLA’S AFTER CHRISTMAS PARTY: 6:15 p.m., Heartsease Family Life Church, Fellowship Hall, 12112 Florida Blvd. Theme is “Waiting Here For YOU! (Jesus)” Adults only event. Dress code is semi formal, with emphasis on the color red. The first 50 women will receive a free gift bag filled with goodies.(225) 202-4352.


  • BLESSING OF THE TOYS: 8:30 a.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Also at 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. services. Children may bring their favorite new toy to church for a special blessing.

Worship Service: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 871 O’Neal Lane. Pastored by Dr. Linda Bradford. Transportation provided. (225) 272-8259.

Worship Service: 11 a.m., Fairview Baptist Church, 1636 Braddock St. Judge John Michael Guidry will speak, and members of the Mckinley High School Class of 1980 will be special guests.

  • YOUTH SUNDAY: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
  • “ENLARGE MY TERRITORY” SEMINAR: 6:30-9:30 p.m., EBR Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Cross & Heart Christian Center and Ginger London Ministries is hosting the seminar with a series of talks on “The Power of Networking.” The sessions will teach biblical principles on connecting with the right people for a prosperous and victorious new year. Minister Ginger London will teach the sessions, which are free and open to the public. For more information call (225) 603-7122.


  • EBR MINISTERS CONFERENCE REVIVAL AND WATCH NIGHT SERVICE: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1901 Missouri St.; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchannan St.; 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Israelite BC, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive, Communiion and Watch Night services.


  • PRAYER SERVICE: Noon, Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.
  • SERVICE: 6 p.m., In His Hands Baptist Church, 8767 Gov. Claiborne Drive.


  • NEW YEAR’S EVE COMMUNION SERVICE: 5:30 p.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. The Rev. Michael Bailey, pastor of the Faith Church, will speak. The service is open to public.
  • COMMUNION & WATCH NIGHT: 9:30 p.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive.
  • COMBINED CHURCHES WATCH NIGHT SERVICE: 10 p.m., First Emmanuel Baptist Church, 575 Education St. The congregations of First Emmanuel, Star of Bethlehem and Greater Beulah Baptist churches will join for watch night service. The Revs. Henry J. Brown and Michael Mallet will speak.

Sunday, Jan. 3

  • FREE GOSPEL CONCERT SERIES: 5 p.m., The Belle of Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel, 103 France St. On the first Sundays at the Belle free gospel concerts will be held. This week’s gospel artists are Terrell Griffin and Cliff and Company. There will also be food, drinks, and door prizes. Doors open at 4 p.m. (225) 378-6315.



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



  • CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave. (225) 715-2135.


  • WATCH NIGHT SERVICE: 6 p.m., Trinity AME Church, 1420 S. Darla Ave. The traditional end-of-the-year testimony service will feature special readings and music. The Rev. Orin J. Blouin will deliver the sermon.



  • THE LORD’S SUPPER: 11:30 a.m., New Charleston Baptist Church, 3534 Cottage St. (225) 634-5370.



  • WATCH MEETING: 10 p.m., Little Rock Baptist Church, 7191 La. 1.



  • NIGHT WATCH CELEBRATION: 9:30 p.m., Higher Grounds International Worship Center, 23980 Fleniken Lane. (225) 385-4089.



  • CONCERT: 6:30 p.m., Mike Vaughn Ministries/Good News Fellowship Church,13101 La. 442 W. Join hosts Mike Vaughn and Glynn Fendlason for a night of southern gospel and quartet music. Special guests are the Oneway Quartet. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. A free concert; a love offering will be taken. Concession stand will be available with plate lunches. For more information, call (985) 974-0507 or visit or