ADDIS

Sunday

  • 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.

Friday

  • 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/.

BAKER

Sunday

  • 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.

Friday

  • FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship on first and third Fridays; women’s on second and fourth Fridays.

BATON ROUGE

Saturday

  • COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR AND FAITH WALK: 9 a.m., Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1414 Sora St. 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.
  • FOURTH DISTRICT YOUNG PEOPLE RALLY DAY: 10 a.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1920 Progress Road. Competition areas are thematic drama, drill/step competition, interpretive dance, mime team; oratorical contest; the great debate; Bible drill; scripture drill; Bible knowledge and spelling bee. (225) 778-1710 or Coleman1254@att.net.
  • WOMEN’S CONFERENCE: 9 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There will be a catered lunch. $25. The colors are gold and white. Patrons are encouraged to bring their Bibles.
  • WOMEN’S MINISTRY TRAINING SESSION: 9 a.m., First Baptist Church, 529 Convention St. Lunch will be served. Martha Lawley, author of “Attending the Bride of Christ: Preparing for His Return,” will speak. (225) 343-0397 or fbcbr.com.
  • CONCERT: 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 10925 Florida Blvd. The Choirs of Concordia College-New York under the direction of Dr. Jason Thoms will perform. The choir is currently on a 13-day Southern Tour perfoming in 10 states.

Sunday

  • WORSHIP SERVICES: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center Church /Pastor Linda Bradford, 871 O’neal Lane. (225) 272-8252.
  • BREWER TO PREACH: 10:15 a.m., Woodlawn Baptist Church, 5805 Jones Creek Road. Dr. Rick Brewer, president of Louisiana College, will preach. (225) 753-1667.
  • GUEST PREACHER: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The Rev. Dr. Martha Robson, retired Presbyterian pastor of New Orleans, will speak.
  • WOMEN’S DAY PROGRAM: Jordan United Methodist Church, 4619 Stearns St. The theme is “Women of God Taking A Closer Walk With Thee.” Dr. Stella P. Righteous will speak.
  • YOUTH PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Beach Grove Baptist Church, 9544 Elm Grove Garden Drive. To honor Pastor Marshall Hall’s anniversary. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
  • EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Emma Woods 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, 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/.

Tuesday

  • BIBLE STUDY & SNACK TIME: 6 p.m., T.J. Jemison Baptist Student Center, 724 Harding Blvd. (225) 774-8924, (225) 615-4267 or tjjemisonbsc.com.
  • THIS I BELIEVE: 12:15 p.m., Christ in the City, 320 Third St. Jimmy Field, attorney and former Louisiana Public Service commissioner, will speak. Bring a bag lunch.

Wednesday

  • WORSHIP SERVICES: 7 a.m., St. John’s United Methodist Church, 9375 Highland Road. Half-hour service for reflection prayer, worship, and sharing in the Eucharist. The Sanctuary will stay open until 8 a.m. (225) 766-4594 or stjohnsbr.org/news&events.
  • NOON PRAYER: Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.
  • PASTOR ANNIVERSARY: 7 p.m., New Home Family Worship Center, 3000 Tecumseh St. In celebration of Pastor Samuel R. Blake’s seventh year.

Thursday

  • IMPACTING NATIONS ... ADVANCING THE KINGDOM OF GOD: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. Prophetess/Evangelist Dr. Judy Laird will speak. Free. batonrougeaglowcommunitylighthouse@gmail.com.
  • 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 the loss through death of someone close. Free. (225) 768-8863.
  • 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. Includes a complimentary lunch. The theme is “Open Air Ministry. Church for the Working Poor and Homeless of Baton Rouge.” Volunteer Jane Cooper will speak. Reservations requested. (225) 387-5928.

Friday

  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 7 p.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 Old Rafe Meyer Road. In celebration of 115 years, the church will hold a two-part program on the theme, “Standing on the Eternal Promises of God.” The Mass Choir concert will be held on Friday. Dr. Greg Oliver will speak. Celebration services will be held on Sunday, where the Rev. Geoffrey Sykes will speak.
  • SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Heard Chapel Methodist Church, 2019 Colorado St. Faith-based summer feeding and enrichment program. Program will also be held at Alsen St. Irma Lee Environmental Justice, 13246 U.S. 61. Mandatory family meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, May 24. The programs run June 1-Aug. 7, and will include activities and field trips. (225) 389-6580 or (225) 456-6056.

Sunday, May 24

  • EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Jacqueline Roberson will speak.
  • HOMECOMING CELEBRATION: 11 a.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. Pastor Leroy Taylor will preach.

CLINTON

Sunday

  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY PROGRAM: St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road.
  • HOMECOMING: 1 p.m., Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, La. 10. A celebration of the church’s its 141st Homecoming Family & Friends Day. Bishop Raymond Johnson and the congregation of the Living Faith Christian Center and the Living Faith Christian Center Sanctuary Mass Choir will be special guests.

ETHEL

Sunday

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

Sunday, May 24

  • HOMECOMING & 138TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: Noon, The Fairview Baptist Church of Ethel, 5375 Greenbriar Road. Pastor Hoarce Early Jr. and Hope Christian Church will be special guests. (225) 955-3075.

FRENCH SETTLEMENT

Sunday, May 24

  • PENTECOST ADORATION AND MASS: 2:30 p.m., St Joseph Catholic Church, 15710 La. 16.

GONZALES

Saturday

  • GOSPEL IN THE PARK: Noon, Jambalaya Park, 120 South Irma Blvd. The purpose of this event is to unite the local communities in a day of praise through song. To benefit the River Road African American Museum. Free. (225) 910-3302 or tourascension.com/events/gospel-in-the-park/.

Tuesday

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

LAKELAND

Sunday, May 24

  • PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY: 1 p.m., Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 12144 La. 416. Celebration of the 11th-year anniversary of the Rev. Jeffery Jackson and Minister Toni Jackson. The Rev. Micheal Byrd, pastor of New Mount Oliver Baptist Church in Port Allen, will speak.

PONCHATOULA

Saturday

  • DREAM RETREAT: 1 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Titled “Dream’s: God’s Forgotten Language” and led by Janice Bachman. The retreat will provide an opportunity to pay attention to and work with dreams in the context of prayer, retreat and a contemplative environment. (225) 294-5039 or catholicretreatcenter.org.

PORT ALLEN

Sunday

  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY PROGRAM: 2 p.m., The Christ Baptist Church, 6623 La. 190 West. The Rev. Charles Allen will speak.

ST. FRANCISVILLE

Sunday, May 24

  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 2 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61 N. Prophet Milton Coats will speak. (225) 635-5422

SLAUGHTER

Sunday

  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.

Tuesday

  • BIBLE STUDY: 7 p.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East..

Sunday, May 24

  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East. The guests will be the Rev. Marshall Hall and Beech Grove Baptist Church.