Religion Bulletins for July 19, 2014 _lowres

Cathy Moffitt

Baton Rouge


International 78th Anniversary/Homecoming: 9:15 a.m., Berean Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Center, 4555 Fairfields Ave. Theme is “Eyes on the Prize for Christ Jesus.” It begins with Bible study, followed by an 11 a.m. service featuring Pastor Helvius Thompson as speaker and a fellowship dinner in the Wellness Center, 5100 Osborne Ave.

HopeKeepers of Baton Rouge-Chronic Illness Support Group: 11 a.m., St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 12663 Perkins Road. A nondenominational support group for anyone affected by chronic pain or illness, mental or physical. (225) 337-1633.

Community Independence Day Celebration: 5-8:30 p.m., Jubilee Christian Center, 14595 Florida Blvd. Enjoy food, music and fireworks.


Holy Communion Service: 7 a.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. (225) 344-3553.

Religious/Teaching Service: 9 a.m., Mount Moriah Family Baptist Church, 15366 Old Hammond Highway.

Lord Supper Worship: 9 a.m., Ravens All Faith Church, 1913 North St. (225) 571-1179.

Sunday Worship Service: 9-11 a.m., The New Christland Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson St. (225) 284-9600.

Guest Pastor: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The Rev. Barbara Thursby, of Albany, is the part-time pastor for Albany Hungarian Presbyterian Church. Her topic will be “No One’s Happy.”

Preaching Engagement: 5 p.m., The New Christland Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson St. Pastor Roosevelt Norlan will speak. (225) 284-9600.


Nursing Home Visit: 10 a.m., Heritage House Manor, 1335 Wooddale Blvd. The Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church’s Mission Ministry along with director, the Rev. Emma Woods will visit the nursing home. Sister Vera Ellois will speak. (225) 937-1159.


Summer Bible Camp: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Higher Ground Outreach Church, 3730 N. Sherwood Forest Drive. Summer Bible Camp for children ages 4-12 runs Monday through Friday to Aug. 1. Registration is $45 and includes camp shirt. Fee is $70 per week, which includes breakfast, lunch and snack. Field trips on Fridays. (225) 273-6115.

Vacation Bible School: 9 a.m. to noon, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3701 Jones Creek Road. Theme is “The Case of the Hidden Hero.” It will focus on the Book of Esther. Fourth through sixth graders are welcome. or (225) 278-1577.

Vacation Bible School: 5:30-8:30 p.m., Faith Presbyterian Church, 12855 Old Hammond Highway. Theme is “Jungle Safari.” Dinner will be followed by activities. Admission is free. Youngsters in kindergarten through fifth grade get a free T-shirt. Register online or by phone. (225) 275-7393.

Vacation Bible School: 6-8 p.m., Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. Theme is “The Amazing Road Trip: Discovering God’s Purpose for Me.” All ages are invited. (225) 383-2913.


Baton Rouge Christian Women’s Connection: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oak Lodge Reception Center, 2834 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. The Baton Rouge Christian Women’s Connection will host a fashion show “Dress for Less.” Musical guests will be Addison and Mackenzie Hollis. Janis Price will speak on “What Is Real Success and How Can It Be Achieved.” Cost is $22. For reservations, call Sherry (225) 362-3588 or email


Summer sounds: 7 p.m. St. James Episcopal Church, 205 N. Fourth St. Concert features Washboard Rodeo, a western swing band. Admission is $10; free for college students with valid ID. A reception follows. Purchase tickets at or by calling (225) 387-5141 or at the door. The St. James Artists’ Guild is showing its work in the Parish Hall Parlor during July, along with works from students from The One Stop Homeless Center. View the exhibit from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to noon on Fridays, at concert receptions and on Sundays before and after services.


Paint & Pray Workshop: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, The Chapel in the Oaks, 9611 Siegen Lane. Workshops are hosted by local artists to raise funds for the Red Oak Ministries, which helps free human trafficking victims in Asia. Monica Wood and Jane Chapman will instruct participants. Minimum donation is $25. Bring check donations made payable to “Millennium Relief and Development.” or


vacation bible school: 5:30-7:45 p.m., New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. Theme is “Jungle Safari.” Classes are for all ages, including adults. (225) 939-3081.

July 13

Youth Program: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak. (225) 937-1159.

“The Preacher’s Musicale”: 4 p.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. Scheduled to appear are the Revs. Henry Brown, Thomas Bessix, Dennis Lawrence, Donald Sterling, Chris Hudelssohn, Leroy Taylor, Sterling Wright, Perry Wright, Gerrard Robinson, Richard Rayborn Jr., Michael Washington, Ronald Sutton, Rodney Freeman, Fred Jeff Smith, Lee Wesley, Gregory Coates, Melvin Rushing, Willie Richard, Marques Braggs, Ricardo Handy, Ash Levi, George Pierce, Albert Anderson, Samuel Pierre and Bishop Thelma Pearl. Special ensembles include St. Paul Catholic Men’s Ensemble, Brother Hosea Reditt and Minister Timothy Britten and Shabach. Doors open at 3 p.m.

July 14-18

Vacation Bible School: 5:30-8 p.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive.

vacation bible school: 5:30-7:45 p.m., New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. Theme is “Jungle Safari.” Classes are for all ages, including adults. (225) 939-3081.

July 15

Lunch and Learn: Noon, New Hope Baptist Church, 5356 Greenwell Springs Road. The July session of “Eat Healthy, Be Active, Live Well” series will explore relaxation and its connection to good health. Tamika Phill, of Anointed Hands Massage Therapy, will facilitate. A light lunch will be provided. The series is free, but requires registration. (225) 926-0246.

July 16

atheists & agnostics: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Kung Fu Chinese Restaurant, 1823 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Join Capital Area Atheist and Agnostics for dinner and conversation.

July 16-18

Transformers Conference: 6 p.m., Vision Christian Center International, 1047 Rosenwald Road. The conference will have teaching, concerts, liturgical dances, steppers and more. On July 16, Vickie Yohe, Dove & Stellar Award nominee, will perform at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25. Admission is free for July 17-18. A love offering will be taken. (225) 774-8125.

July 19

Mother and Daughter Conference: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road, in the church’s Education and Culture Center. The theme is “Lighting the Way to the Future.” Breakfast, lunch and childcare will be provided free.

Young Girls Empowerment: 9 a.m. to noon, Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. Girls, ages 7-19, will enjoy music, prizes, panels, breakout sessions and more. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Registration is $10. (225) 615-4968 or (225) 383-2913.

Clothing Giveaway: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 955 E. Polk St. Clothing is available for children and adults in all sizes. (225) 343-5610.

Women of Distinction Universal Heart-to-Heart Luncheon: 11 a.m., Embassy Suites, 4914 Constitution Ave. Evangelist Christine Banks will present the luncheon with Cathy Moffitt, of Dallas, as guest speaker. Reservations are $35. (225) 654-1000.


July 13-19

Spirit Of Pentecost Conference: 7-9 p.m., Life Cathedral Worship Center, 2103 S. Philippe Ave. Join ministries from around the world for a divine visitation, fresh anointing and a prophetic word., (255) 291-2400 or


July 18

christmas in july: 7 p.m., The Historic Michabelle, 1106 S. Holly St. Speaker Becky Lynn Guidry presents the program.


July 12

Bag Mat Ministry: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grace Presbyterian Church, 518 Roselawn Blvd. Help make sleeping mats for the homeless using recycled plastic shopping bags. Bring a lunch and stay for the day or stay for just an hour. For more information, email



Vacation Bible School: 6-8 p.m., St. Alma Baptist Church, 12861 La. 416. The week-long school is open to ages 4 and up. The theme is “The Jesus Connection...What a Friend.” For transportation, call (225) 627-5390.

New Iberia

July 17

Court Appointed Special Advocates In-service: 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 119 Jefferson St. Learn how to help foster children. Lt. Bret Broussard, narcotics supervisor and SWAT commander for the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Department, will speak on the effects of drug abuse on families and foster children. Christy Kelley, recruiter for the Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program, will speak on the program. Admission is $5 for general public and free for CASA volunteers. RSVP by 5 p.m. July 14 by emailing or calling (337) 359-9016.



Golden Christians Program: 7:30 a.m., Macedonia Baptist Church, 58210 Plaquemine St. The church will host its 20th year Golden Christians Program.


July 12

Vacation Bible School: 9 a.m., Oak Grove Baptist Church, 17450 Old Jefferson Highway. Theme is “Weird Animals.” Open to students in kindergarten through sixth grade.

St. Francisville


Guest Minister: 11 a.m., Sherobee Baptist Church, 10064 Jones Vaughn Creek Road. Minister Troy Williams will preach with the Male Chorus performing.

July 13

Appreciation of Love Celebration: 2 p.m., Galilee Full Gospel Baptist Church, 8052 Galilee Church Road. The celebration will mark the Rev. Roosevelt King Jr. and First Lady Thelma King’s first anniversary with the church. The congregation of Union Bethel Family Church, of Weyanoke, will be special guest and their pastor, the Rev. Ronald Johnson, will speak.

July 15

Mission Ministry Visit: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor Nursing Home, 15243 La. 10. The Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, of St. Francisville, and the Rev. Emma Woods will visit the nursing home. Sister Hannah McQuirter will speak. (225) 937-1159.



blessed mother feast celebration: 4:45 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church, 14450 La. 442. 87th Blessed Mother Feast with both spiritual and fellowship activities, along with a gas card raffle. (985) 345-6675.


July 14-19

Vacation Bible School: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 9515 La. 19, Wilson. Theme is “The Jesus Connection,” with a focus on technology. Transportation is available. To register, call (225) 719-2329.



Mondays for the Master: 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Zachary, 4200 Main St. Revival featuring the Rev. Jimmy Draper, former SBC president and president emeritus Lifeway.

July 12

book signing: 10 a.m. to noon, SACHA, 19900 Old Scenic Highway. The Rev. Elmo Winters, of Faith Bible Ministries, will sign his new book, “Growing by Going.” (225) 305-3006 or

July 14-17

Vacation Bible School: 6:30 p.m., Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 22911 Reames Road.The four-day Bible school will be nightly.