- RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS WOMEN’S GROUP: 6 p.m,. Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1. For individuals seeking freedom from destructive habits. (225) 776-1652 or email email@example.com.
- RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS MEN’S GROUP: 7 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1 S. For individuals seeking freedom from any strongholds. (225)218-5630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- WORSHIP SERVICES: 11 a.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127.
- HOUR OF POWER PRAYER: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Bible study at 7:30 p.m.
- FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: 11 a.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; women’s every second and fourth Friday.
- YOUTH & ADULT REVIVAL: 7 p.m. nightly, The Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields. The theme is “Igniting the Fire.” No meeting on Thursdays. Jeremy Beckett, 20, of Washington D.C. and now Portland, Oregon, will speak.
- BACK TO SCHOOL: 10 a.m., United Believers Baptist Church (formerly Franklin Avenue Baptist Church), 10915 Florida Blvd. Event includes free haircuts for the first 50 boys; laser and water games; back-to-school supplies; clothes closet; prizes; food; fun and fellowship.
- SCHOLARSHIP AWARD LUNCHEON: Noon, True Light Baptist Church, 3836 North St. Judge John Michael Guidry will speak. (225) 383-3912.
- ST. MARY BAPTIST CHURCH MISSION MINISTRY: 10 a.m., Sterling Place Nursing Home, 3888 N. Blvd. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
- HONOR PROGRAM: 5 p.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Drive. Service honoring the Revs. Andrew Whitener, Emma Woods and Eddie Williams and Ministers Isaac Jarvis, Benjamin Brown and Patricia Butler.
- CROSSFIRE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE: 7 p.m., Family Worship Center Church, 8919 World Ministry Ave. Hosted by Pastor Gabriel Swaggart. All ages are invited to attend. Free. (225) 768-3072 or crossfireiyc.com.
- YOUNG PEOPLES WORSHIP SERVICE: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St.
Men’s and Women’s Day Fellowship: 8:45 a.m., First Unity Church, 6262 McClelland Drive.
- WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 871 O’Neal Lane. (225) 272-8259.
- SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
- WORSHIP SERVICE: 10:30 a.m., United Believers Baptist Church (formerly Franklin Avenue Baptist Church), 10915 Florida Blvd.
- PASTOR’S ENCOURAGEMENT DAY: 3 p.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. Dedicated to Pastor Van Smith Jr. and first lady Leola Smith. Special guests will be the Rev. Carnell Joseph, the congregations of Mount Triumph, and Rock Zion Baptist Churches, of Donaldsonville and Addis. Music will be by the combined choirs of New Jersalum, St. Peter and Zion Travelers choirs. A reception will follow in the church’s Fellowship Hall.
- CITYWIDE MUSICAL: 4 p.m., Bethel A.M.E. Church, 1358 S. Blvd. All are invited to attend the spiritual-filled gala.
- BIBLE STUDY AND SNACK TIME: 6 p.m., T.J. Jemison Baptist Student Center, 724 Harding Blvd. (225) 774-8924.
- MISSION MINISTRY LOVE HOPE COMPASSION FELLOWSHIP: 10 a.m., First Unity Church, 6262 McClelland Drive.
Prayer: Noon, Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.
- WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS: 6 p.m., Berean Wellness and Community Support Center, 5100 Osborne Ave. For topics, visit bereanbatonrouge.com.
- SUMMER SOUNDS: 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 205 N. Fourth St. Summer concert series with this week’s performers, The Viper Mad Trio. $10, free for college students with ID. A reception follows. stjamesbr.org or (225) 387-5141.
Saturday, Aug. 1
- BACK-TO-SCHOOL WORKSHOP: 8 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Informative seminars for students on study skills, health and safety, Christian character building and conflict resolution. Seminars for parents include pupil services, conflict resolution, changes in the school system and tips to help your child achieve. Kickoff speaker will be Leroy Helire, a lifetime educator. Free refreshments and school supplies. A clothing give away will be held after at Mount Pilgrim Outreach Center, 9450 Scenic Highway.
- BACK-TO-SCHOOL BLAST: 9 am. to noon, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Drive. Event includes breakout sessions, fun activities and important information for parents/guardians to help plan for the new school year. Donations for the school supply give-aways are welcome. (225) 343-0640.
- BACK-TO-SCHOOL WORKSHOP: 9 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Sessions for parents and students. School supplies will be distributed.
Sunday, Aug. 2
- BACK-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAM: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne will speak.
New Members’ Class: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
100 Women in Red, 50 Men in Black: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church. The theme is “Covered by the Blood” Hebrews 9:22. The Sisterhood Chorus will perform.
- 39TH YEAR CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Guest will be the Rev. Bennett T. Cortez and the Greater Faith Baptist Church of Houston, Texas.
- REVIVAL SERVICES: 6:30 p.m., Israelite Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1841 Thomas Delpit Drive. Preaching service begins at 7 p.m. The Rev. Henry Lamb Jr., pastor of Greater Arlington Baptist Church, will speak.
- PRAISE AND WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.
Sunday, Aug. 2
- THE LORD’S SUPPER: 11 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.
- CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave. (225) 715-2135.
- P.N.U.E.M.A. LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: 9:30 a.m., Higher Grounds International Worship Center, 23980 Fleniken Lane. The theme is “Experiencing the Ridiculous Favor of God,” with Bishop Joseph “A.J.” Ford and guest speakers Dr. Stella Righteous, of New Beginnings Church; Apostle Lawrence Hardy, of The House of Judah; Pastor Danny Donaldson, of Rose Hill Church and musical guest Pastor Ty Cook, of Lighthouse Family Church. (225) 385-4089 or ajforoadorg.org.
- YOUNG PEOPLE BEGINNING EXPERIENCE: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. For teens 13-17 who are facing the loss of a parent through death, or a changed parental relationship through divorce or separation. The aim of each program is to help sort out the feelings of loss and pain while strengthening self esteem and self acceptance. $200. (225) 294-5039.
- MEN’S RETREAT: 5 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Open to all men, the retreat is based on the scripture passage “The Road to Emmaus” (Luke 24: 13-35). (504) 481-0411 or (504) 267-4944.
Thursday, Aug. 6
- WOMEN’S IGNATIAN SILENT RETREAT: Noon, Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A weekend of reflection, rediscovery and refreshment lead by Patti Clement. $280 for a single room and $250 for a double room.
Saturday, Aug. 1
- USHERS MINISTRY MEETING: 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 3261 Southern Pacific Road. Fourth District Ushers’ Ministry bi-monthly meeting.
- 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.
- BIBLE STUDY: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.
- MONDAYS FOR THE MASTER: 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 4200 Main St. (225) 654-2755.
Saturday, Aug. 1
- BACK-TO-SCHOOL GIVE AWAY & BLOOD DRIVE: 10 a.m., Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 22911 Reames Road. Free food, games and spacewalk. Open to public. (225) 268-2766.
Sunday, Aug. 2
- PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church, 788 Gaylord St. Celebration of the third anniversary of Pastor Larry Andrews. The Rev. Charles Chandler, of the Harvest Baptist Church in Ferriday, will speak. Dinner will be served.