Deadline for religion bulletins is noon Monday. Email

Baton Rouge

Saturday, Sept. 9

Fourth District Sunday School Conference: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Greater New Guide to Christian Education & Family Life Center, 3328 Adams Ave. Classes to be offered are: Inspiring and Innovative Ways of Teaching; Structure: Making It Applicable for the 21st Century; Superintendents: Doing Things Decently and in Order; Youth Using the Bible as their GPS; and The Bible: A Solid Foundation for Our Children. Registration fee is $15, which includes lunch. Register online at, or contact Minister Olivia J. Carter at or (225) 241-9808.

Prayer Breakfast: 9 a.m., Israelite Missionary Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. The theme is "The Power of Prayer." Sponsored by the Sisterhood Ministry. (225) 344-3553.

Sunday, Sept. 10

Grandparents Day Service: 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., Oasis Christian Church, 4524 E. Brookstown Drive. Encourage your grandchildren to come and worship with you. All grandparents will receive a special gift. For more information, call (225) 355-8274.

Worship and Praise Service: 7 a.m., Little Rising Son Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. Rev. Emma Woods will deliver the message. (225) 387-2421.

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

Sunday School & New Members' Class: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. (225) 358-7772.

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

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

The Lord's Supper: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. (225) 358-7772.

Service: 11 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. (225) 927-4035.

Service: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. (225) 358-7772.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Marriage Counseling: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., The Church of Scientology Mission of Baton Rouge, 9716 Airline Highway. Contact Ranui Earls at (225) 928-7804 for more information.

Seize the Season Pastor Rally: 9 a.m. to noon, Greenwell Springs Baptist Church, 19421 Greenwell Springs Road. With Tony Perkins, retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, Gene Mills and Will Hall. (225) 261-2246.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

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

Peace Pole Event: 12:30 p.m., Unity Church, 15255 Jefferson Highway. A communitywide celebration to install a "peace pole," a symbol of commitment to a peace-filled world. A spaghetti dinner will follow along with the movie "The Twelve Powers," which documents the true story of an American who recently traveled to Syria, and united with people from all over the world to install a peace pole just outside Aleppo and to send prayers into that ancient city. An offering of $5 is suggested for movie and spaghetti dinner. Call (225) 755-3043 for more information.

Woman's Auxiliary Meeting: 3 p.m.,  Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1414 Sora St. Monthly meeting of the East Baton Rouge Parish Woman's Auxiliary. Auxiliary Director Sister Linda Coleman is asking members to bring a pack of red or white beans as a donation for mission outreach project.

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

Prayer Service: 6:30 p.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. Bible study, 7 p.m.

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

Sept. 13, 20, 27

Fall Revival: 7 p.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. The pastors are: Sept. 6, the Rev. Donald Turner, of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Port Hudson; Sept. 13, the Rev. Donald Robertson, of Greater Emmanuel Baptist Church; Sept. 20, the Rev. Fred Jeff Smith, of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church; and Sept. 27, the Rev. Perry Wrights, of Promise Land Baptist Church. For more information, call (225) 344-4480.

Thursday, Sept. 14

World Day of Prayer: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Unity Church, 15255 Jefferson Highway. The church will livestream prayer services at 11 a.m. and a concert at 7 p.m. from Unity Worldwide Ministries. This year's Prayer Day is named Peace in the Midst. For more information, call (225) 755-3043.

Sunday, Sept. 17

Youth Praise Service: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. Rev. Emma Woods will give words of encouragement. (225) 775-9455.

Oct. 6-8

Kingdom Fest and Leadership Conference 2017: Oasis Christian Church, 4524 E. Brookstown Drive. Great kingdom speakers and informative classes. Register online at or call (225) 355-8274 for more information. Come learn about the Kingdom of God. 

Denham Springs

Prayer Line: Opens at 8:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays and noon Saturdays, Simply The Word Ministry. Offers prayer, testimony and Bible classes. Call (218) 548-8431, passcode is 562160#. The Rev. B. King Sr. is pastor.


Saturday, Sept. 9

Event: 6 p.m., New Birth Prayer & Worship Center, 6243 La. 19. The church will honor The Gospel Wonders and The Spiritual Voices of Christ, both of St. Francisville. This event will be shared with The Legendary Lighthouse Gospel Singers, the Rev. Charlie Fisher Sr. & The Fisher Cavaliers, The Gospel Truth, The Williams Singers, Ron & The Louisiana Girls, along with The Community Spiritual Male Chorus, of Lettsworth, and The Silver Stars, of Simmesport. (225) 683-1119.


Sunday, Sept. 10

Pastor Anniversary: 9 a.m., First Pilgrim Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 11453 La. 73. The church will celebrate Pastor Irvin Briley's 41 years of service. The Rev. Sidney Tobais, pastor of Hopeful Triumph Baptist Church in Darrow, will speak., (225) 673-1673.

Saturday, Sept. 16

Sisters in the Spirit Bible Study: 10 a.m., First Pilgrim Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 11453 La. 73. The topic is "The Armor of God.", (225) 715-1874,


Sunday, Sept. 10

Family and Friends Day: Noon, The Little Rock Baptist Church, 7191 La. 1. Special guests will include the Rev. Murlon Webb and the Star Hill Baptist Church. 


Sunday, Sept. 10

Men and Women Day: 8 a.m., Plymouth Rock Baptist Church of Plaquemine, 58830 Iron Farm Road. Rev. Gloria Johnson, of Shiloh Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, will speak. (225) 687-2150.

Annual Ministry Honors Day Service: 9:45 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. Church and ministry Leaders will be cited and encouraged for their consistent and dedicated service to their church, family and community. Music by the sanctuary choir of the church. The Rev. Van Smith Jr. will speak. The church is collecting nonperishable items and donations to be sent to the Texas area for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. For more information, call (225) 687-2506 or (225) 687-6618, or email


Sunday, Sept. 24

Service & Ethics Lecture: 9:30 a.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 250 W. Hickory St. A short ethics lecture will be presented at approximately 9:50 a.m., immediately following the conclusion of a brief service that begins at 9:30 a.m. The public is invited. Thomas O. Meyer, associate professor of finance, will present a lecture titled “Privileged Positions.” Several of Meyer’s distinguished former students will participate. A reception in the parish hall will follow the lecture.

St. Francisville

Sunday, Sept. 10

Communion Service: 8 a.m., Rosedown Baptist Church, 12907 La. 10.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Nursing Home Visitation: 10 a.m., Sherobee Baptist Church Mission Ministry will visit Country Manor Nursing Home, 15243 La. 10. The Rev. Emma Woods, director, and Sister Dorothy Andrews will speak on faith. Other speakers are Brother Tom Parker, Sisters Hannah McQuirter and Rosa Broadway, and the Rev. Emily Stewart.

St. James

Sept. 16 & 17

Gospel Stage Play: 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Shekinah Glory Christian Fellowship Church, 10164 North Line St. (at the foot of the Sunshine River Bridge, behind Sonic). The play is T.L. Moore's "Just the Three of Us." Tickets for the fundraiser are $13 in advance, $20 at the door and $30 for VIP. For more information, call (225) 257-4443.


Sunday, Sept. 10

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 Ave. A. (225) 654-1000.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

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

Centreville, Mississippi

Sunday, Sept. 10

Missionary Anniversary Celebration: 11 a.m., Nathaniel Baptist Church, 5031 Miss. 33 S. The Rev. Ronald Sutton and the Ebenezer Baptist Church family will be special guests.

Natchez, Mississippi

Sept. 12-14

A Joint Revival: 7 p.m. nightly, New Beginnings Missionary Baptist Church, 35 Triumph Lane. Recording artist Frank E. Ray Jr. will be the special guest at a Joint Revival with New Beginnings and Pilgrim Missionary Baptist churches, pastored by the Revs. LeRoy White and the Rev. Melvin White, respectively. Ray, a revered Bible scholar and author, is the senior pastor of New Salem Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. (601) 442-3500.