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Baton Rouge

Oct. 7-8

Kingdom Fest and Leadership Conference 2017: Oasis Christian Church, 4524 E. Brookstown Drive. Speakers and classes. Register online at occbr.org or call (225) 355-8274 for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 7

Women's Conference: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 312 S. 17th St. The Sister's Keeper Ministry is hosting the 13th annual conference. Donation of $15 requested for admission. The Rev. Marv Coleman and Sister La'tonya Tanois will speak. (225) 383-4730.

Wisdom of St. Francis: 9 a.m. to 11:30 am., Ollie Steel Burden Manor Conference Center, 4200 Essen Lane. Mini-retreat as part of Women's Week. Led by Sister Martha Ann Abshire and the Rev. Robin McCullough-Bade. RSVP to Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, (225) 267-5600.

Communion Service: 11 a.m., The Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. (225) 356-4052.

Ushers' Ministry: 2 p.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. Fourth District Ushers' Ministry meeting. 

Wisdom of Muslim Women: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Islamic Center of Baton Rouge, 285 E. Airport Ave. Part of Women's Week. RSVP to Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, (225) 267-5600.

Sunday, Oct. 8

Worship Service: 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., Oasis Christian Church, 4524 E. Brookstown Drive. (225) 355-8274, occbr.org.

Service: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak. (225) 387-2421.

Service: 7:30 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 7305 Harry Drive. (225) 927-4035.

Sunday School & New Members' Class: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. (225) 358-7772. Breast Cancer Awareness Month-Worship in Pink Service is at 11 a.m. The Sisterhood Choir will sing.

Intercessory Prayer & Youth Christian Education: 9:30 a.m., service 10:30 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Sunday School: 9:45 a.m., service 11 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. (225) 775-2343. 

Seniors Ministry: 10 a.m., The Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. GEMS, the senior citizens' ministry is meeting. (225) 356-4052.

Service: 10 a.m., The Church of Scientology Mission of Baton Rouge, 9716 Airline Highway. (225) 928-7804. 

Service: 11 a.m., Campus of Camelot College, 2618 Wooddale Blvd. Join Power in the Word World Ministries with Pastor Ronnie L. Williams. Visit pwwm.org.

Men & Women's Day: 11 a.m., First Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 312 S. 17th St. The Rev. D'autrey Ware will speak. (225) 383-4730.

Men's Day: 2 p.m., Cathedral of Faith, 2681 Valley St. Kevin Snaril, pastor of True Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Plaquemine, will speak. (225) 248-1128.

Pastor's Appreciation Service: 4 p.m., Greater Greene Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1232 N. 32nd St. The church will celebrate the seventh anniversary of Pastor Hebert Spears. The Rev. Dr. Herman O. Kelly Jr., pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, will speak. Everyone is invited. (225) 937-6733.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

Bible Study: Noon, Greater King David Baptist Church, 7305 Harry Drive. (225) 927-4035.

Women's Auxiliary Monthly Meeting: 3 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway.

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. (225) 775-2343.

Midweek Service: 7 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Bible study and children's church. (225) 358-7772.

Bible Study: 7 p.m., Campus of Camelot College, 2618 Wooddale Blvd. Join Power in the Word World Ministries with Pastor Ronnie L. Williams. Visit pwwm.org.

Thursday, Oct. 12

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Rosary: Noon, Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway. Look for the Our Lady of Fatima sign. Open to everyone. Bring a rosary, a chair and wear sunscreen. 

Public Square Rosary Rally: Noon, corner of Picardy Avenue and Bluebonnet Boulevard, in front of Baton Rouge General Medical Center. Sponsored by America Needs Fatima, join in offering reparation for the sins and offenses committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary and to pray for the conversion of the United States.

Oct. 15-20

Annual Session: Sunday school 9:30 Oct. 15, Bible class 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Thursday, parent body in session 1 p.m., night service 7 p.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The 91st annual session of Emmanuel Baptist Church Aid Association.

Sunday, Oct. 15

Youth Service: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak. (225) 775-9455.

Intercessory Prayer & Youth Christian Education: 9:30 a.m., service 10:30 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Anniversary: 2 p.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. Special guests are Providence II and Calvary Third Baptist Church. Pastor Rodney Freeman will speak. (225) 354-0492.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Community Outreach: 10 a.m., parking lot next to The General Insurance Company, 5930 Plank Road. Free clothing and hot meal. Hosted by Highest Praise Family Worship Center, (225) 733-4648.

Free Clothes: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Herman Baptist Church, 1293 North 36th St. The Women's Society is offering free clothes for the entire family. 

Sunday, Oct. 22

Family & Friends Day: 3 p.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. Eight-year-old Minister Jakobe Cooper and the St. Luke Baptist Church will be guests. Everyone is Invited. (225) 733-4648.

Thursday, Oct. 26

Women in Spirit: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral Parish Hall, 401 Main St. The speaker will be Maxine Crump, CEO of Dialogue on Race Louisiana, an independent nonprofit organization aimed at eliminating racism through discussion and education. Women in Spirit is an interfaith gathering for women seeking spiritual growth and sharing new and affirming perspectives on faith in everyday life. RSVP by emailing wis@cathedralbr.org or calling (225)387-5928.

Saturday, Oct. 28

St. Alphonsus Car Show: 8 a.m., St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with award presentations starting at 1 p.m. There is a $25 entry fee to participate. In multiple categories, trophies will be awarded for first, second and third places. Festivities will also include a 50-50 raffle, concessions and door prizes. Proceeds will benefit the St. Alphonsus Youth Group. Contact Randy Accardo at (225) 333-1403 or Lynette Shaffett at (225) 954-0680 or youth@alphonsus.org.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Worship in Pink: 9:15 a.m., Greater St. Luke Baptist Church, 123 N. 23rd St. There will be prayers, inspirational music and readings, handmade pink prayer shawls for all breast cancer warriors, awareness information, special giving circle for local breast cancer heroes. Minister Nicole D. Scott will speak. Contact Tonya Robertson for more information at tgr331@yahoo.com.

Intercessory Prayer & Youth Christian Education: 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., worship service: 10:30 a.m. Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road, (225) 733-4648.

Youth Sunday Worship Service: 10:30 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Concert: Following 10:30 a.m. service, First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Boulevard. On "Reformation Sunday" James Linden Hogg will be in concert for the fellowship gathering in the courtyard. (225) 387-0617.

Oct. 30-Nov. 3

Busy Person Retreat: St. Joseph Spirituality Center, 2980 Kleinert Ave. The at-home retreat is designed to renew and refresh your spirit in the midst of daily life. Participants commit to 30 minutes of daily prayer and meeting with a spiritual director for 30 minutes at a time that fits the participant's schedule. For details and to register, call (225) 383-3349 or email dianne@stjocenter.org. Cost is $100.

Denham Springs

Sunday, Oct. 22

Women's Day: 11 a.m., Roberts United Methodist Church, 201 Julia St. Julia Carnes, president of Baton Rouge District United Methodist, will speak. (225) 664-7979.

Clinton

Sunday, Oct. 8

Deacon and Deaconess Event: 11:30 a.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. (225) 683-5070.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

Bible Study: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. Every Wednesday. (225) 683-5070.

Gonzales

Oct. 7-8

Old Time Camp Meeting: 6 p.m. Saturday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Central Baptist Church, 14200 La. 44. The meeting will include singing, preaching and fellowship. For more information, call (225) 647-5673.

Plaquemine

Sundays

Church Musician Sought: 9:45 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church 58116 Court St. (225) 687-6618 or (225) 938-2474.

Sunday, Oct. 15

Breast Cancer Awareness Program: 7:30 a.m., Greater Ebenezer Baptist Church, 58165 Barrow St. The church is holding a Breast Cancer Awareness Program. Minister Bridgette Renee Scott, of Mount Cyrene Baptist Church, will speak.

Morganza

Sunday, Oct. 8

Church Anniversary: Noon, The Little Rock Baptist Church, 7191 La. 1. The church will celebrate its 146th anniversary. Special guests will be Pastor Russell Jackson and the Spirit and Truth Worship Center. (225) 694-3772.

St. Francisville

Tuesday, Oct. 10

Visitation: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor Nursing Home, 15243 La. 10. Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church Mission Ministry will visit. Hannah McQuirter will  speak.

Sunday, Oct. 28

Pastor's Anniversary: 3 p.m., Bethel AME Church, 12258 Jackson Road. The church will celebrate the first anniversary of Pastor Adrian Lamotte with a service of "Praise and Generosity." The Rev. Herbert Spears, pastor of Greene Chapel AME Church in Baton Rouge, will speak.

Port Allen

Sunday, Oct. 22

Ushers Banquet Anniversary: 5:30 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 3261 S. Pacific Road. The Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association Ushers Auxiliary will hold its Ushers Banquet Anniversary. Clinton Mayor Lori Ann Bell will speak. Tickets are $20. Dress is formal attire. For tickets call (225) 603-9304.

Zachary

Sunday, Oct. 8

Service: 8 a.m., Oak Grove Christian Center, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road. (225) 654-7392.

Worship Service: 9 a.m., Open Door Fellowship Life Center, 4415 Ave. A. (225) 654-1000.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Oak Grove Christian Center, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road. (225) 654-7392.