A MATTER OF LIFE AND LOVE: University Presbyterian Church, LSU campus. A regional conference of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians. The Rev. Road Cynthia Rigby, W.C. Brown theology professor, Austin Theological Presbyterian Seminary will be the keynote speaker. The Rev. Road Kenneth E. Kovacs, pastor of Catonsville Presbyterian Church in Maryland will preach. There will be worship and workshops. covnetpres.org/baton-rouge-la-regional-conference.
CLIFF & COMPANY LISTENING EXPERIENCE: 7 p.m., Quarters Endless Entertainment, 4530 S.Sherwood Forest Blvd. An album release party to benefit the Louisiana Lupus Foundation. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. TheListeningExperience.Org.
MEN OF BROADMOOR MEETING: 8 a.m., Frank’s Restaurant, 8353 Airline Highway. A breakfast meeting of the Broadmoor Presbyterian Church men’s group.
CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. In celebration of its 122nd anniversary, Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church will hosts special guests Pastor Clee Lowe and the Greater Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. The theme is “The Invincible Church, Matthew 16:13-26”. (225) 775-2740.
FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY: 8 a.m., Greater Mt. Canaan Baptist Church, 5820 Evangeline St. The Rev. Levie “Ash” Wright will deliver the sermon.
GUEST SPEAKER: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The Rev. Ted Roeling, pastor of Church of the Way Presbyterian, will be the guest speaker. Roeling is also moderator of the Session at Broadmoor Presbyterian Church and has been an active leader in the Presbytery of south Louisiana for several decades. A congregational meeting will follow the service.
WINTER RETREAT 2015 CONFERENCE: 7:15 p.m., Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 655 Gardere Lane. An event centered around three points of healing, deliverance and restoration. Evangelist Karen Clark-Sheard will be the special guest.
Sunday, Feb. 1
HOLY COMMUNION: 7 a.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas Delpit. Pastor Donald R. Sterling will deliver the message. The choir will render the music under the direction of Brother Darryl Wright. israelitebc.net.
Saturday, Feb. 7
11TH ANNUAL FORMAL VALENTINE’S GALA: 6:30 p.m., Woman’s Club, 259 East Blvd. Hosted by SMART (Strengthening Marriages and Family Relationships Together) whose mission is to educate individuals and families on how to build godly relationships with spouses, family members and friends. The gala, themed “A Journey of Love” will consist of a panel, games, door prizes, food and more. Road E.L. and Audrey Womack, Sr. and marriage counselor, Pastor Chester and Brenda Self will be the panelist. Tickets required. (225) 802-4212 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, Jan. 31
ANNUAL PRAYER BREAKFAST: 9 a.m., Widow Son Lodge #10/Masonic Hall, 58280 Meriam St. Tempie Chapter #58 Order of the Eastern Star will host the annual event. Evangelist Bridgette Winfield Scott, associate minister of Mt. Cyrene Baptist Church in Plaquemine will be the guest speaker. There will be a mime ministry performance by Anointed Steps of Baton Rouge. $10 suggested donation.
SPIRITUAL BOOK READING: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Sister Mary Noel, O.P. will perform a spiritual reading of Henri Nowen’s book. $20. (225) 294-5039 email@example.com.
MONDAY, FEB. 2 TAIZE PRAYER SERVICE: 7 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A meditative Taize’ worship which promotes the serenity in all who take part in it. The prayer consists of music, scripture readings and reflection. The candlelight service, beginning and ending in silence, fosters the participation of all present by focusing and deepening faith through the power of prayer.
Saturday, Jan. 31
THE WILLIAM SINGERS OF BATON ROUGE: 6 p.m., New Poplar Grove Baptist Church, 2303 Court St. The William Singers of Baton Rouge will record their first live project.
CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 La. 61 N. The Rev. Robert Scott, Jr. of Nathaniel Baptist Church in Centerville, Miss. will be guest speaker. (225) 721-0558.