Health Fair: 10 a.m. to noon, Greater Hollywood Baptist Church, 2118 Staring Lane, with seminars, screenings, door prizes and healthy food.

Bringing to Mind the Qualities of the Three Jewels: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Katog Choling Tibetan Cultural Center, 901 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette, a two-day program led by Buddhist scholar Khentrul Rinpoche. Continues at 10 a.m. Sunday. $100. (337) 453-4000.

First Love Missionary Baptist Church Nursing Home Ministry VISIT: 10 a.m., Northridge Care Center, 3612 Baker Blvd., Baker, with the Rev. Frank Rideau Jr. as the speaker.

Pointe Coupee Ministers’ Conference MEETING: noon, Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2518 Maringouin Road E, Maringouin, with the Rev. Dr. A.J. Haynes Sr. giving the “President’s Annual Message.”

New Orleans Secular Humanist Association Meeting: 4 p.m., Audubon Zoo’s Dominion Learning Center, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans, with Sean Faircloth, director of strategy and policy for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, discussing “Why Romney’s Religion Matters.”


Lord’s Supper Worship: 9 a.m., New Bethal Baptist Church, 1540 Matilda St.

Rededication and Consecration Service: 9 a.m., St. Alma Baptist Church, 12861 La. 416, Lakeland, with the Rev. Ferris Jordan, past instructor at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, as guest preacher. Deacons will be ordained and three ministers will be licensed.

Red Beans and Rice Fundraiser: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Francis Xavier Catholic School, 1150 S. 12th St. $5 per plate dine-in or takeout.

Installation of Ministry Leaders: 11 a.m., Little Rock Baptist Church, 2585 Sherwood St.

Family and Friends Day: 11 a.m., Shady Grove First Missionary Baptist Church, 16443 Plank Road, Baker, with the Rev. Sam Williams and the Holly Grove Baptist Church as guests.

Vietnamese New Year: 11:30 a.m., Tam Bao Temple, 975 Monterrey Blvd. “The Year of the Dragon.” Begins with an appreciation service followed by lunch at 12:45 p.m. The “Beginning A New Service” starts at 7:30 p.m., followed by entertainment at 9 p.m. and dragon dancing and fireworks at 11:30 p.m.

GriefShare begins: 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., First Baptist Lafayette, 1100 Lee Ave., Lafayette. (337) 593-3664.

DivorceCare begins: 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., First Baptist Lafayette, 1100 Lee Ave., Lafayette. (337) 593-3664.

“We Pray as We Believe” Parish Mission: 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., St. George Catholic Church, 7808 St. George Drive, with the Rev. Peter Schavitz leading. Continues at 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Financial Peace University begins: 5 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd. (225) 383-4777

New Year’s Musical: 6 p.m., Elm Grove Baptist Church, 1069 N. 38th St., featuring Greg Jones and the Greater Baton Rouge Area Super Choir, Nu Noyze and other musicians.


Adoption Matters: 6 p.m., Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, 1900 S. Acadian Thruway, a one-hour information session about adoption.

The Southeast Regional Biblical Institute: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Southeast Regional Biblical Institute, New Life Church, 325 Staring Lane. An eight-week class sponsored by the Southeast Regional Biblical Institute of the Beeson Divinity School Extension Division of Samford University in Alabama. Classes for the spring semester will commence at 6 p.m. Registration for the spring semester will begin at 5:30 p.m. The classes to be held during the spring semester are: “Survey of the New Testament” from Jan. 23 to March 12 and “How to Understand the Bible” from March 26 to May 14. Registration fee is $10 per each semester and $40 per class. For additional information, contact the Rev. Mary Whitley Moss, director, at (225) 771-0307 or (225) 772-0307.


Adoption Matters: 6 p.m., Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, 1900 S. Acadian Thruway, a one-hour information session about adoption.


FOURth District Missionary Baptist Association Meeting: 4 p.m., Zion Travelers Baptist Church, 11900 Pointe Coupee Road, New Roads. The meeting begins with the Women’s Auxiliary. The parent body assembly begins at 7 p.m.

Compassion, love in action Mission: 7:30 p.m., Community Church of God In Christ, 61489 Bennett Road, Amite, sponsored by the East Louisiana Third Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Mission Department. Continues 7:30 p.m. Friday.


Woman of God Conference: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Diocesan Pastoral Center-Conference Hall, 2779 La. 311, Schriever, sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux. Continues at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 28. $65. (985) 850-3171. Recurring dates: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 28

Women of Confidence Conference Tour: 7 p.m., Flaming Fire Ministry, 10445 Plank Road, Clinton, with such speakers at the Revs. Bridget Steib, Ora Bradford and Claudette Holliday. Continues with empowerment sessions at 9 a.m. Jan. 28 as well as 7 p.m. conference time. Call (225) 356-2713.

JAN. 28

Job Preparation Workshop: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 911 Lobdell Ave., with instruction in ré sumé writing, interviewing skills and dressing for success. The church will also sponsor a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at the church’s inner-city location, 7340 Harry Drive.


DivorceCare for Kids: 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. beginning Jan. 29, First Baptist Lafayette, 1100 Lee Ave., Lafayette, for children ages 5-12, (337) 593-3664.