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. A support group for men seeking spiritual freedom from strongholds. (225) 218-5630 or churchataddis.com/mensrecovery-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

  • RIGHT-TO-LIFE BREAKFAST: 9-11:30 a.m., St. Thomas More Catholic Church Parish Activity Center, 11441 Goodwood Blvd. The event will feature leaders from the Louisiana Pro Life Movement, including keynote speaker Dorinda Bordlee, vice president and senior counsel of the Bioethics Defense Fund, and Kathy Allen, state director of La. Black Advocates for Life. The 2015 Joan Dowd Life Achievement Award will be presented to Ross and Carolyn McCalip.

Sunday

  • PASTOR APPRECIATION SERVICE: 8 a.m., Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 655 Gardere Lane. Service to honor Pastor James R. Barrett Sr.
  • GUEST SPEAKER: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The Rev. Dr. Martha Robson will speak.
  • MOTHER TERESA: 10 a.m., St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 8833 Goodwood Blvd. Bob Fulow will talk about Mother Teresa’s visit to Baton Rouge in 1986 and show a video of an interview done with her at that time.

Family and friends Day: 11 a.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St. Guest speaker is Bishop Gregory Cooper.

  • FOUNDERS DAY: 11 a.m., Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Highway. In celebration of 98 years of Methodism in the Scotlandville, the theme is “Marching Toward Our Centennial: 98 Years Celebrating and Praising God, The Rock of Our Salvation.” Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr., of Dallas, will speak. Special recognition will be presented to 50-year members. (225) 394-9290.
  • WOMAN’S DAY PROGRAM: 3 p.m., Agape Baptist Church, 1689 75th Ave. Sandra Byrd, of Ebenezer Baptist Church, will speak.
  • GOSPEL STAGE PLAY: 3 p.m., Manship Theatre at the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Presentation of “Lord, If I Can Help Somebody,” a gospel stage play for the entire family, featuring the Annointed Tribe of Judah Praise Dancers. Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door. manshiptheatre.org.
  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 4 p.m., Greater Greene Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1232 North 32nd St. The Rt. Rev. Henry A. Belin, a retired bishop and Baton Rouge native, will speak.
  • EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Gus Henderson will speak.
  • GRADUATION AND STUDENT RECOGNITION PROGRAM: 6 p.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Mayer Road. Dr. Gil Wright, of New Light Baptist Church, will speak. (225) 774-1468.

Monday

  • ADVENTURES AT SEA! - VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 5 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Classes available for all ages through adult. (225) 775-2740.
  • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St. Theme is “Adventures at Sea!” For ages 4 to adult. Continues through Thursday.

Vacation Bible School: 6 p.m., St. Mary Baptist Church, 1252 N. Acadian Thruway. The theme is “Jesus … The True Superhero: Savior, Protector, Provider!” VBS runs through July 3.

Tuesday

  • COMPUTER TRAINING: 5:45 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 Lobdell Ave. Computer program for people with little to no computer exposure and those who would like to increase their system applications knowledge. Classes are Intro to Computers, Microsoft Word, web design, Powerpoint and Excel. (225) 300-4528 or mirrorofgrace.org.
  • BIBLE STUDY AND SNACK TIME: 6 p.m. T.J. Jemison Baptist Student Center, 724 Harding Blvd. (225) 774-8924, (225) 615-4267 or tjjemisonbsc.com.

Wednesday

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

Friday

  • NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 10 a.m., Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1358 South Blvd. The LSU Museum of Art will present the free arts-making program for all ages each Friday in June and the first Friday in July. lperera@lsu.edu or lsumoa.org.

Sunday, July 5

  • WORSHIP AND COMMUNION SERVICE: 6 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Walter Dixon will speak.
  • COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP: 6:45 p.m., Sterling Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3888 North Blvd. The Rev. Anthony Kelley and Lady YaVonya will host a reception from 6:45-7 p.m., followed by fellowship and a praise and worship celebration from 7-8 p.m.

Monday, July 6

  • NURSING HOME VISITATION: 10 a.m., Heritage House Manor, 1335 Wooddale Blvd. The Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church Mission Missionary and director, the Rev. Emma Woods, will visit. The Rev. Gus Henderson will speak.

Saturday, July 11

  • MID-CITY GARAGE SALE AND BENEFIT DINNER: 8 a.m., The First Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 312 S. 17th St. Proceeds will support several ministries of the church. Vendors can reserve a spot for $25. (225) 642-7720.

BRUSLY

Saturday

  • WOMEN’S DAY TWO- DAY CELEBRATION: 6 p.m., Antioch Baptist Church, 2778 Billups Lane.

CLINTON

Sunday

  • HOMECOMING CELEBRATION: 1 p.m., The Asbury United Methodist Church, 9296 Beechgrove Road.

ETHEL

Sunday

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

Sunday, July 5

  • THE LORD’S SUPPER: 11 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.

GONZALES

Tuesday

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

Wednesday, July 8

  • WOMAN’S AUXILIARY’S MONTHLY MEETING: 3 p.m., Promise Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. New members welcome. (225) 205-0934.

LAKELAND

Sunday

  • ANNUAL MEN’S AND WOMEN’S DAY SERVICE: 2 p.m., St. Alma Baptist Church, 12861 La. 416. Evangelist Melanie Pichon Smith, of Harvey, will speak. (225) 202-4279.

NORWOOD

Saturday

  • AUCTION AND FUNDRAISER: 6 p.m., Norwood Baptist Church, 3928 Azalea St. (225) 629-5325.

PAINCOURTVILLE

Sunday, July 5

  • WOMEN’S DAY PROGRAM: 11:30 a.m., Pilgrim Baptist Church, 266 St. Vincent St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.

PONCHATOULA

Saturday

  • “HEALING THE HURTS OF THE HEART” DOROTHEA DEGRANDIS-SUDOL: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. $100 for commuter, $185 for double occupancy room, or $215 for private room. 225) 294-5039 or catholicretreatcenter.org.

Sunday, July 5

  • INDIVIDUALLY DIRECTED RETREAT: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Eight, five- or three-day options, with Father Louis Arceneaux, Sister Rose Bowen, Sister Mary Noel and Sister Mary Ann Culotta. $285-$420. (225) 294-5039 or sdavis@oppeace.org.

Wednesday, July 8

  • ROSARY FOR PEACE: 6 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. (985) 222-5922.

ST. FRANCISIVLLE

Sunday

  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 1 p.m., Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 13219 Weaver Road. Pastor Elijah Lewis and the Independence Baptist Church will be guests.

SLAUGHTER

Sunday

  • 148TH YEAR HOMECOMING SERVICE: 2 p.m., The New Hope Baptist Church, 1405 La. 409. Special guests will be the Rev. Jesse Williams and the congregation of Union Baptist Church.

Miracle & Deliverance Service: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East. Followed by worship service at 10 a.m.

Tuesday

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

TICKFAW

Friday, July 3

  • CONCERT: 5:30 p.m., Mike Vaughn Ministries/Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 La. 442 W. The Barber Brothers Quartet will perform. (985) 974-0507 or mvmgoodnews.com.

WHITE CASTLE

Sunday

  • ANNIVERSARY: 2:30 p.m., Greater Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, 32425 Bowie St. The theme is “We’ve Come This Far by Faith” for the 10th anniversary celebration. The Rev. Ronald Johnson and the St. Joseph Baptist Church Family will be guests.

WOODVILLE, MISS.

Sunday

  • USHERS ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church, 788 Gaylord St. Ushers will celebrate their 59th anniversary.