• WORSHIP SERVICES: 11 a.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.


  • HOUR OF POWER PRAYER: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Bible study follows at 7:30 p.m.


  • FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: 6 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; women’s every second and fourth.


  • CAPA MEETING: 11:30 a.m., Cornerstone Fellowship Church, 9611 Blackwater Road. The Central Area Pastors Association will meet.

Nov. 13-15

  • PASTOR CELEBRATION: New Covenant Christian Cetner, 6515 E. Myrtle Ave. Honoring Bishop Michael L. Smith Sr. on his 12th year Pastoral Celebration Weekend. (225) 775-3127.



  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 9 a.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. The church celebrates its 79th anniversary. The theme is “Thanks Be to Thee.” The program will be followed by the 10-11:15 a.m. lesson study. Pastor Darriel Hoy will speak. (225) 907-4663.


  • YOUTH PROGRAM: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 South 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
  • FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St.
  • SUNDAY SCHOOL: 8 a.m., In His Hands Baptist Church, 8767 Government Claiborne Drive.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 871 O’Neal Lane. (225) 272-8259.
  • THE LORD’S SUPPER: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
  • APPRECIATION PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. Program honoring the Rev. Manley Metoyer for 16 years of service. The Rev. Donald Robertson, of Greater Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, and the congregation will be special guests.
  • OPEN HOUSE: 2 p.m., Islamic Center of Baton Rouge, 285 E. Airport Ave. Free and open to the public. (225) 315-0930.
  • 106TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St. The Rev. Ricky Carter, of Good Hope Baptist Church in Lafayette, will speak.
  • LSU GOSPEL CHOIR CONCERT: 3 p.m., Florida Boulevard Baptist Church, 10915 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge. Laurence Hebert will direct the free concert.
  • PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., Greater Antioch Baptist Church, 2139 Nebraska St. Celebration of the 21st year of the Rev. Levert Kemp Sr. as pastor.
  • THE POWER OF UNITY: 4 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Join as church participates in the opening session of the Fourth District Baptist Association Annual Conference. Attire: church T-shirts and dark bottoms.
  • THE FIRST CHRISTMAS: 6 p.m., Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. “The First Christmas,” a best-seller by Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan, based on the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, is being taught Sundays and at 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through November by the Rev. Joe Reggin, interim pastor of Broadmoor Presbyterian Church.


  • BUSINESSMEN’S STUDY: Noon, Christ in the City, 320 Third St. Bring lunch. Topic is “Treading Water in an Empty Pool.”


  • ADVENT MISSION: 7 p.m. nightly, St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church, 16166 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. The Rev. Philip Chircop will speak.


  • FREE TUTORING: 6 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian’s Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. Free tutoring for middle and high school students with qualified tutors. Those attending for the first time must have an ID and be accompanied by an adult. For information, call Mike Zobrist at (225) 336-4189. Tutoring also at 6 p.m. on Thursdays.


  • NOON PRAYER: Noon, Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.

Wednesday Service: 6 p.m., In His Hands Baptist Church, 8767 Gov. Claiborne Drive.

Wellness wednesdays: 6 p.m., Berean Wellness and Community Support Center, 5100 Osborne Ave. For topics, visit or call (225) 355-4444.

Children’s Church: 7 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.

Sunday, Nov. 15

  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 8 a.m., Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 955 E. Polk St. The church will celebrate its 86th anniversary. The Rev. Gregory Coates, of St. John the Baptist Church in Dorseyville, will be the evangelist. (225) 343-5610.
  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 8:15 a.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1901 Missouri St. The church will celebrate its 89th anniversary.
  • YOUTH WORSHIP: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
  • EVENING WORSHIP: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Jacqueline Roberson will speak.

Thursday, Nov. 19

  • WOMEN IN SPIRIT: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral Parish Hall, 412 N. St. Murelle G. Harrison, executive director of the Gardere Initiative Coalition, will speak on “The Power of Giving” to Women in Spirit, a nondenominational program for women seeking spiritual growth and sharing new and affirming perspectives on faith in everyday life. The program includes a complimentary lunch and networking time with other women. RSVP by emailing or call (225) 387-5928.

AGLOW Meeting.: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. Ann Cadis will speak.

Friday, Nov. 20

  • SINGING FOR A PURPOSE: 7 p.m,. Living Faith Christian Center, 6375 Winbourne Ave. World AIDS Day will be marked with the gospel musical event “Singing for a Purpose,” presented by Metro Health. The event will feature the award-winning gospel singer Bishop Marvin Sapp with four local choirs. Tickets $25. (225) 338-9333.

Saturday, Nov. 21

  • HOT MEAL AND CLOTHING FOR THE NEEDY: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 West Buchanan St. The church’s Helping Hand Ministry will provide the meals and clothing.

Sunday, Nov. 22

  • EVENING WORSHIP: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Walter Dixon will speak.


Nov. 14-15

  • PASTORS’ ANNIVERSARY: 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. Sunday, Refuge Worship Center, 9415 Plank Road. Celebration of Pastor Jimmy and first lady Lillian Drake’s first year anniversary.



  • A DOOR OF HOPE FUNDRAISER: Four-hour fundraising event, Belk, 10075 Crossing Way. In-store shopping event and the first 100 customers will receive a Belk gift card, ranging in value from $5-$100. Tickets available at A Door of Hope office, Dixon Medical Center, Suite 5, 8369 Florida Blvd., (225) 665-4673.



  • PRAISE & WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road.
  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 5956 La. 19. Pastor Joseph Washington celebrates the church’s anniversary. The Rev. Donald Turner and the Bethlehem Baptist Church will be special guests. Dinner will be served following worship.

Sunday, Nov. 15

  • YOUTH SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road.



  • MUSICAL: 6 p.m., Trinity AME Church, 1420 S. Darla Ave.


  • FAMILY OF FAITH PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave. The Rev. Juel Kandulna will speak. Rosary will be said at 6:30 p.m.


Saturday, Nov. 14

  • BAG MAT MINISTRY: 9 a.m. to noon, Grace Presbyterian Church, 518 Roselawn Blvd. Learn to make sleeping mats for the homeless from recycled plastic shopping bags. A great project for service groups.


Sunday, Nov. 15

  • PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY: 11 a.m., Canaan Baptist Church, 5820 Evangeline St. Celebration of Pastor Ervin Antoine’s ninth year. Pastor Anthony Burton and the Greater Hollywood Baptist Church of Baton Rouge will be guests.



  • ROSARY FOR PEACE: 6 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road.


Sunday, Nov. 22

  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY CELEBRATION: 8:30 a.m., Scott United Methodist Church, 210 Atchafalaya St. The Rev. Fredrick Sweetwyne, of Jordan United Methodist Church, will speak on the theme “Family and Friends Worshipping Together.”



  • URSING HOME VISIT: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor Nursing Home, 15243 La. 10. The Rev. Emma Woods and the Sharobee Mission Ministry will visit. Sister Hannah McQuirter will speak.



  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 11:30 a.m., St. James Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane. Join Bishop Christopher and Eleanor Huddleston for the worship experience.