BATON ROUGE

Saturday

  • LIFE CHOICE: 9 a.m., Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway. A one-day Pre-Cana program for engaged couples seeking to get married in the Catholic Church. It combines talks with personal reflection and couple dialogue in a classroom setting.
  • ANNUAL COMMUNITY CLOTHES CLOSET: 9 a.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. New and gently worn items for free.
  • PASTOR’S PRAYER BREAKFAST & MUSICAL: 9 a.m., First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 575 Education St. Honoring the Rev. Henry J. Brown. Special guests include the Revs. Lee Allen Pounds and Michael Mallet. Free. (225) 288-2993 or chanwest11@yahoo.com.
  • ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL AND MINI HEALTH FAIR: 9 a.m., First Presbyterian Church Of Scotlandville, 1246 Rosenwald Road. Fish plates and gumbo will be sold for $8. There will also be homemade and household items, plants and jewelry.
  • CLOTHING GIVEAWAY: 10 a.m., Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 955 E. Polk St. greaterbeulahbc.com.
  • SENIOR CHOIR APPRECIATION: 6:30 p.m., Union Grove Baptist Church, 327 Tuscaloosa Ave. Choirs, groups, soloists and praise dancers are welcome to participate.

Sunday

  • 85TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 8 a.m., Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 955 E. Polk St. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Mary Moss of the St. Alma Baptist Church, Lakeland. (225) 343-5610 or greaterbeulahbc.com.
  • PASTOR APPRECIATION: 8 a.m., New Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, 388 N. Beck St. A celebration for the Rev. Alando G. O’Conner, Sr.
  • PASTOR’S APPRECIATION SERVICE: 8 a.m., First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 575 Education St. In honor of the Rev. Henry J. Brown for 18 years of pastoral leadership. The Rev. Gil Wright of the New Light Missionary B.C. will preach. (225) 933-8815 or dttaylor@lwcc.com.
  • 42ND YEAR PASTOR ANNIVERSARY: 9:15 a.m., Greater St. Luke Baptist Church, 132 N. 23rd St. Honoring the Rev. David Newman, Jr. The Rev. David Ferguson of the New Ark Baptist Church will be the guest. (225) 938-8393 or patrick7358@att.net.
  • GUEST PASTOR: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The Rev. Steve Wallace will be the guest preacher.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 11 a.m., The Metropolitan Community Church of Baton Rouge, 7747 Tom Drive. (225) 248-0404.
  • BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION: 11 a.m., Capital Missionary Baptist Church, 5565 Hooper Road. In celebration of Pastor Ronald L. Robertson Sr.’s 54th birthday. Pastor Donald D. Robertson Sr. of Greater Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church will preside.
  • 88TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1901 Missouri St. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Rodney Q. Freeman.
  • PASTOR APPRECIATION: 3 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 736 N. 35th St. Honoring the Rev. Melvin R. Rushing Jr. and first lady Carolyn Rushing. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Michael Otkins.

Tuesday

  • PROPHECY BIBLE STUDY: 7 p.m., The Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave.

Wednesday

  • LET’S TALK MENTAL HEALTH SEMINAR: 6 p.m., New St John Baptist Church, 1455 South St. Eric White will present.

Thursday

  • THANKSGIVING DINNER: 11 a.m., New Light Baptist Church, 650 Blount Road. Judge John Michael Guidry will be the guest speaker.

Saturday, Nov. 22

  • ANNUAL PRAYER BREAKFAST 2014: 9 a.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd. The guest speakers will be co-pastor Celeste Bean Payne of Impact Christian Center, Ministers Aldina Jackson and Mary Bessie. Reservations required. (225) 300-4528 or info@mirrorofgrace.org.
  • TRAVAIL 6 33, INC. R.E.F.U.G.E PRAYER WALK 3.3 MILE: 10 a.m., Flannery Road Park, 801 Flannery Road. $26 adults; $14 children and $4 pets rhonda.altazin@gmail.com.
  • FALL BRUNCH AND BIBLE STUDY: 10 a.m., Resurrection Life Family Ministries, 722 N. Carrollton Ave. (225) 925-8233.

Sunday, Nov. 23

  • GUEST PREACHER: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Vic Hammond of Chicago will be the guest preacher.

Tuesday, Nov. 25

  • SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. A video/discussion meeting facilitated by John Westbrook. (225) 768-8863.

Wednesday, Nov. 26

  • THANKSGIVING EVE MASS: 5 p.m., St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St. A traditional blessing of bread and wine is offered. Bring the bread and wine you plan to serve the next day to place it before Mass on the special table near the sanctuary.

DENHAM SPRINGS

Nov. 21-23

  • GO MINISTRIES: 7 p.m., Glory of God Worship Center, 1114 Rodeo Drive. (225) 791-4464.

GONZALES

Sunday

  • MY HOPE WITH BILLY GRAHAM: 8:15 a.m., The Rock Church, 42080 Church Point Road. There will be a showing of the video “Heaven”.

ETHEL

Sunday

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

PLAQUEMINE

Saturday

  • P.N.U.E.M.A. LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: 9:30 a.m., AJ Ford Ministries, Old Bethany West Campus, 23980 Fleniken Lane. There will be classes for the adults and entertainment for children. Registration will begin at 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Free. (225) 385-4089 or info@ajfoRoadorg.

Sunday, Nov. 23

  • ST. PETER BAPTIST CHURCH CELEBRATES 146 YEARS: 9:45 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. The theme is “The Church Empowerment for This Season.” Rev. Shannon J. Warner and the Macedonia Baptist Church of Plaquemine will the guest. Special music will be provided by the Sanctuary Choir under the direction of Hurshell L. Hunt.

Monday, Nov. 24

  • IBERVILLE PARISH CHOIR REHEARSAL: 7 p.m., St. Peter Baptist Church. The Iberville Parish Choir will begin its series of rehearsal for the “Sounds of Christmas” concert. All members are asked to be present and new members are welcome. Free.

PONCHATOULA

Thursday

  • CENTERING PRAYER: 7 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A method designed to facilitate the development of Contemplative Prayer. It is an attempt to present the teaching of earlier times in an updated form. Free. (225) 294-5039.

SLAUGHTER

Sunday

  • LORD’S SUPPER: 11:30 a.m., St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane.

St. Francisville

SUNDAY

  • INSTALLATION SERVICES: 3 p.m., Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, 10064 Jone Vaughn Creek Road. Installation services to honor Rev. Glasper Cobb. Conducted by the West Feliciana Parish Ministries Conference.

ZACHARY

Sunday

  • PACK A PEW PROGRAM: 3 p.m., Redwood Missionary Baptist Church, 6480 McHost Road. The guest speaker will be the Rev. James Walker. Bring a canned good donation to help a needy family for Thanksgiving.