Baton Rouge

July 9

Holly Dazzle: 9 a.m. to noon, Florida Boulevard Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 10915 Florida Blvd. Ginny Traylor, of Prims Jewelry, will speak and jewelry, made by her daughter, Tracy Traylor Tracy, will be for sale. Tracy survived a one-car accident in 1988 and suffered head injuries. (225) 272-3740 or (225) 975-1636.

July 10

Worship Service: 7 a.m., New St. Luke Baptist Church, 538 South Blvd.

Worship & Praise service: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.

Church Anniversary: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. The church celebrates its 104th anniversary. The Rev. Gilbert Wilson, of Transformative Ministry in Monroe, will speak.

Worship Service: 9 a.m., Grace Covenant Community Church, 6868 Florida Blvd.

The Lord’s Supper: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.

18th Year Pastor’s Anniversary: 3 p.m., Cathedral of Faith Ministry, 2681 Valley St. The theme is “The Cost to Follow Jesus.”

13th Annual Preacher’s Musicale: 4 p.m., Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. Pastors from Baton Rouge and surrounding areas will be soloists in concert. A finale will be a joint Pastors Rendition. A tri-city choir will open the concert. Gail Lawson will narrate. The Rev. Van Smith Jr. is coordinator and host pastor. Free admission. (225) 687-6618 or (225) 938-2474.

July 11

Summer Enrichment Program: 8 a.m., Gloryland Baptist Church, 2575 Michelli Drive. The church has certified teachers and staff to teach pre-K through middle school children reading, math, cultural, music and character building. There also will be weekly library visits and Friday field trips. Breakfast, lunch and snack provided. Register online at or by phone at (225) 356-0577. Through July 29.

July 11-16

Black Lives Matter Symposium: 5:30 p.m., New Sunlight Baptist Church, 1777 America St. Topics of discussion will include black-on-black crime, AIDS/HIV, adjudicated property, healthcare, healthy diets and exercise, among others. (225) 329-3867.

July 11-15

Vacation Bible School: 5:30 p.m., Israelite Missionary Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive.

Vacation Bible School: 5:30 p.m., First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 575 Education St.

Vacation Bible School: 5:30 p.m., Martin Luther Christian Academy, 4925 Prescott Court. Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church is hosting the free VBS. Each day’s program will include bible stories, arts and refreshments. The program’s age limit is 16.

Vacation Bible School: 6 p.m., Inner City Location Greater King David, 7305 Harry Drive. The theme is “I’ve got Talent: Showcasing my Work for Jesus.” There will be classes, crafts and music for all ages. Bring the family. (225) 928-4079.

July 12

Baton Rouge Christian Women’s Luncheon: 11 a.m., Oak Lodge Reception Center, 2834 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. The session on “The Inspiring Youth in Our Community” presented by Baylee Sullivan, Avery Kyle, Kimani Alexander, Alana Buckley, Abby Ter Haar and Victoria Lira. For reservations email or contact (225) 362-3588. Admission is $22.

July 12-14

Vacation Bible Study: 6 p.m., First Unity Church, 6262 McClelland Drive. Refreshments will be served each evening. For all ages. (225) 355-6615.

Revival: 7 p.m., St. Mary Baptist Church, 1252 N. Acadian East. The Rev. Jerry L. Franklin, of Morning Star Baptist Church in Gulfport, Mississippi, will preach July 12-13, and the Rev. A. Gavin, of True Vine Baptist Church, will speak July 14-15.

July 13

East Baton Rouge Parish Woman’s Auxiliary monthly meeting: 3 p.m., Greater Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 1414 Sora St. New members welcome.

Prayer Meeting and Bible Class: 6 p.m., New St. Luke Baptist Church, 538 South Blvd.

Summer Sounds: 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 205 Fourth St. Roland Guerin and his band will be in concert. $10.

July 13-15

Revival: 7 p.m., New Gideon Baptist Church, 2542 Balis Drive. The Rev. Terry E. Mackey, of Riceville Mount Olive Baptist Church of Houston, will be the evangelist.

July 15-16

National TLSM Single Moms Conference: 6 p.m., Healing Place Church, 19202 Highland Road. The Life of a Single Mom national conference. There will be laughter, worship, food and nationally recognized speakers, including founder and award-winning author, Jennifer Maggio. Vendor booths will showcase speakers, single parenting resources and services for single mothers. Register at Admission $39.

July 15

40-Year Anniversary: 7 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. The Mount Gideon Baptist Church of Jackson will be special guests. All choirs and groups are invited.

July 16

Health Fair: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Glory Center, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road. The annual Building Healthy Communities Health Fair will include free screenings along with an Ask the Doctor session. Volunteers are needed. (225) 356-0577/

St. John Bible Institute Registration: 10 a.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 Old Rafe Meyer Road. (225) 774-1468.

Hot Meal and Clothing for the Needy: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St.

Young Girls Empowerment Revamped: 3 p.m., Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. A night of fun, worship, snacks, games and more. Admission is $5. For ages 7-19. For more information, contact event coordinator Melinda Dupas, at (225) 247-7148.

July 17

Choir Anniversary: 8 a.m., St. Joseph Baptist Church, 2510 Tennessee St. Bishop Johnnie M. Starks, associate minister of the New St. Luke Baptist Church, will speak at the annual choir anniversary.

Youth Day: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.

July 18

The Southeast Regional Biblical Institute Bible Study: 6 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Drive. The required class textbook is “The Minor Prophets” by H. A. Ironside. For those who desire a deeper understanding of the books of the Bible written by the Minor Prophets.


July 18-22

Vacation Bible School: 6:30 p.m., St. John Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road.


July 10

Praise & Worship Service: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.

July 17

Youth Worship Service: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.

July 18-22

Vacation Bible School: 6:30 p.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.


July 10

Worship Service: 10:30 a.m., St. Paul Baptist Church, 10438 Boudreaux Road.

Worship Service: 11:30 a.m., New Charleston, 3534 Cottage St. (225) 634-5370.

July 13

“Working the Word” Bible Study: 7 p.m., St. Paul Baptist Church, 10438 Boudreaux Road. Weekly bible study. Free.

July 17

Youth Worship Service: 11:30 a.m., New Charleston Baptist Church, 3534 Cottage St. (225) 634-5370 .


July 24

Friend & Family Day: 2 p.m., Asphodel Baptist Church, 4091 La. 68, Jackson.


July 18-22

Vacation Bible School: 6 p.m., St. Alma Baptist Church, 12861 La. 416. The theme is “I’ve Got Talent: Showcasing My Work for Jesus.” For ages 4 to adult. The adult class, “Getting Work Right,” will be taught by the Rev. Mary W. Moss.


July 13-15

Leadership Conference: 5:30 p.m. classes, 7 p.m. services, Higher Ground International Worship Center, 23980 Fleniken St. “Embracing the Year of the Double” is the theme of the Preachers Nationally United Evangelical Ministerial Association Leadership Conference. Speakers, musicians and teachers will include Bishop E.C. Hayes Jr., Pastor Russell Jackson, Pastor Geoffrey Sykes, Inspirational Truth, Minister Terrell Griffin, Minister Ty Cook, Pastor Clyde McNell, Lady Clonise Stewart, Minister Ferrante Dominique and Pastor Randy Johnson. Hosted by Bishop A.J. and Lady Shevelle Ford. (225) 385-4089.

St. Francisville

July 10

Family & Friends Day: 2 p.m., Sage Hill Baptist Church, 7708 Sage Hill Road.

July 12

Nursing Home Visit: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor, 15243 La. 10. Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church under the direction of the Rev. Emma Woods will visit.


July 10

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

July 14

Back-to-the-Bible Study Hour: 7:30 p.m., Open Door Fellowship Life Center, 4415 Ave. A. (225) 654-1000.

Woodville, Mississippi

July 12-14

Revival: 7 p.m., Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 788 Gaylord St. The Rev. Terry Collins, of Liberty, Mississippi, will speak.