Addis

  • Sunday
  • RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS WOMEN’S GROUP: 6 p.m,. Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1. For individuals seeking freedom from destructive habits. (225) 776-1652 or email ellie@churchataddis.com.

Friday

  • RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS MEN’S GROUP: 7 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1 S. For individuals seeking freedom from any strongholds. (225)218-5630 or email jameshaase@churchataddis.com

BAKER

Sunday

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

Wednesday

  • HOUR OF POWER PRAYER: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127. Bible study at 7:30 p.m.

BATON ROUGE

Saturday

  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL WORKSHOP: 8 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Seminars for students on study skills, health and safety, Christian character building and conflict resolution. Seminars for parents include pupil services, conflict resolution, changes in the school system and tips to help children achieve. Free refreshments and school supplies. A clothing giveaway will be held after at Mount Pilgrim Outreach Center, 9450 Scenic Highway.
  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAM: 9 a.m., Promise Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Judge John Michael Guidry and Carlos Sam, school superintendent East Feliciana Parish, will speak.
  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL BLAST: 9 a.m. to noon, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Drive. Event includes breakout sessions, fun activities and important information for parents/guardians to help plan for the new school year. Donations for the school supply giveaways are welcome. (225) 343-0640.

Back-to-School Program: 10 a.m., Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1414 Sora St. Motivational speakers and workshop sessions for parents and students. Keynote speaker will be Lisa Batiste Swilley.

Back-To-School Fun Day: 11 a.m., First Unity Church, 6262 McClelland Drive. Water slide, refreshments, icy cold soft drinks, crafts, games and prizes.

Sunday

  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAM: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne will speak.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 871 O’Neal Lane. (225) 272-8259.

100 Women in Red, 50 Men in Black: 11 a.m., Promise Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. The theme is “Covered by the Blood,” Hebrews 9:22. The Sisterhood Chorus will perform. The church will also celebrate its 39th anniversary. The Rev. Bennett T. Cortez and the Greater Faith Baptist Church of Houston will be guests.

Monday-Wednesday

  • REVIVAL: 6:30 p.m., Israelite Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1841 Thomas Delpit Drive. Prayer service starts at 6:30 p.m., preaching service at 7 p.m. The Rev. Henry Lamb Jr., pastor of Greater Arlington Baptist Church, will speak.

Tuesday

  • BIBLE STUDY AND SNACK TIME: 6 p.m., T.J. Jemison Baptist Student Center, 724 Harding Blvd. (225) 774-8924.

Wednesday

  • MISSION MINISTRY- : 10 a.m., First Unity Church, 6262 McClelland Drive.
  • 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. For topics, call (225) 355-4444 or visit bereanbatonrouge.com.

Saturday, Aug. 8

  • GATHERING OF NEIGHBORHOOD BOYS: 9:30 a.m., New St. John Baptist Church, 1455 South St. A mentoring workshop for boys 5 to 17 years old. There will be mentoring and discussions, an oral competition on “How Can We Improve Our Communities?” Keynote speakers will be Dr. Raphael Malbrue, a veterinarian and CEO of Time of Essence, and attorney Mike Nunnery. (225) 924-6385 or (225) 227-8699.
  • THE CALLING: 10 a.m., Oasis Christian Church, 524 E. Brookstown Drive. Free health screenings, school supplies, food, fun and games.

Sunday, Aug. 9

  • MEN AND WOMEN’S DAY: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. The Rev. Harold McCoy, of Monroe, will speak.
  • THE LORD’S SUPPER: 11 a.m., Promise Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
  • FALL ORIENTATION: 12:30 p.m., The Ministry of Love School of Ministry, 5956 Hooper Road. Classes begin Aug. 11 at 6:30 p.m. (225) 356-2713.
  • PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1901 Missouri St. Celebration of 15th anniversary of Pastor Ronald A. Sutton and Lady Mary C. Sutton. Special guests will be Rev. Leroy A. Taylor and the congregations of New Zion, Rose Hill Westside and Little Zion Baptist Churches. Music by Minister Timothy Britten and Shabach Praise Company.

ETHEL

Sunday, Aug. 9

  • PRAISE AND WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. The Lord’s Supper is at 11 a.m. (225) 683-8119.

GONZALES

Tuesday

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

MARINGOUIN

Sunday, Aug. 9

  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 8900 Gravois Lane. Judge John Michael Guidry will speak.

PONCHATOULA

Thursday

  • WOMEN’S IGNATIAN SILENT RETREAT WITH PATTI CLEMENT: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. The retreat is a weekend of reflection, rediscovery and refreshment focused on the Ignatian Exercises led by Patti Clement. The Spiritual Exercises are a compilation of meditations, prayers, and contemplative practices developed by St. Ignatius Loyola to help people deepen their relationship with God. $280 for a single room and $250 for a double room.

Wednesday, Aug. 12

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

PORT ALLEN

Saturday

  • USHERS MINISTRY MEETING: 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 3261 Southern Pacific Road. Fourth District Ushers’ Ministry bimonthly meeting.

ST. FRANCISVILLE

Sunday

  • MALE CHOIR: 11 a.m., Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, 10064 Jone Vaughn Road. Minister Juan Parker, of UCFM Baton Rouge, will speak.

SLAUGHTER

Sunday, Aug. 2

  • SERVICES: 9 a.m, New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E. Miracle & Deliverance Service at 9 a.m., followed by worship service at 10 a.m.

Worship Service: 11:30 a.m., St. James Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane.

Tuesday

  • BIBLE STUDY: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.

TICKFAW

Friday

  • GOSPEL MUSIC FESTIVAL: 5:30 p.m., Good News Fellowship Church/Mike Vaughn Ministries, 13101 La. 442 W. Special guest artists are Shallow Creek Bluegrass Gospel. A love offering will be taken for the singers. A concessions stand will be available. (985)974-0507 or mvmgoodnews.com.

ZACHARY

Saturday

  • BACK-TO-SCHOOL GIVE AWAY & BLOOD DRIVE: 10 a.m, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 22911 Reames Road. Free food, games and spacewalk. (225) 268-2766.

Monday

  • MONDAYS FOR THE MASTER: 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 4200 Main St. An annual summer revival. (225) 654-2755, ext.14. fbcz.org/mondays.

WOODVILLE, MISS.

Sunday

  • PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church, 788 Gaylord St. Celebration of the third anniversary of Pastor Larry Andrews. The Rev. Charles Chandler, of the Harvest Baptist Church in Ferriday, will speak. Dinner will be served.