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Baton Rouge

Saturday, Jan. 13

Daughters of Naomi: 10 a.m., Camphor Memorial, 8742 Scenic Highway. First lady Kathleen Conrad, wife of Pastor Clifton C. Conrad, will speak on "Exploring Your Spiritual Gifts to God’s Glory." The group is open to girls ages 9-18. Call Annette Yancy at (225) 933-7475 for more information.

Buddhist Meditation: 3 p.m. to 4:30 pm., Tam Bao Buddhist Temple, 975 Monterrey Blvd. Buddhist monk Thay will lead. Sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge. (225) 267-5600.

Sunday, Jan. 14

New Year Service: 7 a.m., Little Risen Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak on "Why on Earth are We Here?"

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

Appreciation Service: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. The church will celebrate its musical staff. The Rev. Brandon Collins, of New Gideon Baptist Church, will be guest pastor. (225) 202-8393. 

Sunday School: 9 a.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. Worship service at 11 a.m. (225) 344-1743.

Sunday School & New Members' Class: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Worship service at 11 a.m. (225) 358-7772.

Sunday School: 9:45 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. Men's Day of Service at 11 a.m. (225) 775-2343.

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

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

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

Monday, Jan. 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Service and March for Peace: 8 a.m., Mount Zion First Baptist Church, 356 East Blvd.

Jan. 15-17

Parish Mission: 7 p.m. nightly, St. George Catholic Church, 7808 St. George Drive. Deacon Art Miller, of the archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut, will speak on "From an Informed Catholic to a Transformed Catholic." He will begin with an invitation to be a strong member of God’s team, a challenge to walk by faith and finally to be open to God calling us to the action of love. For more information, email karenf@st-george.org or call (225) 456-5417.

Tuesday, Jan. 16

Bible Study: 7 p.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. (225) 344-1743.

Jan. 16, 23, 30

Revival: 6 p.m. nightly, Jordan Stone Baptist Church, 8523 Thelma St. Speakers are: Jan. 16, Evangelist Linda Fortune; Jan. 23, Evangelist Angela Singleton; Jan. 30, Evangelist Valerie Holliday.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

Bible Study: 10 a.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. (225) 344-1743.

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

Kick-off Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: 5 p.m., Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 10230 Mollylea Drive. Representatives from black and white congregations who are working in partnership are encouraged to attend. Sponsored by Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge. (225) 267-5600.

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 Ronnie L. Williams, pastor. pwwm.org.

Thursday, Jan. 18

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

Saturday, Jan. 20

World Religion Day: 10:30 a.m., Baha’i Center, 4270 Perkins Road. Sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge. (225) 267-5600.

Sunday, Jan. 21

MLK Service: 7 a.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. The church will hold its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. service.

Women's Sunday: 10 a.m., St. Mark United Methodist Church, 6217 Glen Oaks Drive. Marjorie Franklin, president of the Louisiana Conference United Methodist Women, will speak on “Caring For Our Father’s World.” Everyone is invited. (225) 357-6150.

Young People's Worship Service: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak for the New Year's program.

Mormons: Fact, Fiction, and Faith: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints, 10335 Highland Road. Sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge. (225) 267-5600.

Racism Discussion: 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 10230 Mollylea Drive. The church will hold a discussion on "Confronting Racism Like Christians." The Rev. Dr. William H. Willimon, professor of the practice of Christian ministry at the Divinity School at Duke University, will lead the discussion about "America's Original Sin" from a Christian point of view. He will talk about the history of race and racism among American Christians. broadmoormethodist.org.

An Evening of Praise: 5 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. The Evangelistics will celebrate 20 years of singing. Special guests include The Kaiser Singers, of Yazoo City, Mississippi, and The Legendary Lighthouse Gospel Singers along with The Voices of Distinction, Sister Shirley Johnson & The Gospel Determinators and The Williams Singers. Donation: $10.

Thursday, Jan. 25

Women in Spirit: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral Parish Hall, 401 Main St. "Jewish Journey of Faith: A Woman’s Perspective" with the Rev. Robin McCullough-Bade, executive director of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, and local resident Celia Strickler. Women In Spirit is an interfaith gathering for women seeking spiritual growth and sharing new and affirming perspectives on faith in everyday life. A complimentary light lunch is included. RSVP by emailing wis@cathedralbr.org or by calling (225) 387-5928.

Clinton

Sunday, Jan. 14

Pre-Pastor's Musical: Noon, St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. Sunday School 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

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

Tuesday, Jan. 30

Dinner of Abrahamic Traditions: 6 p.m., Elm Grove Baptist Church, 1069 N. 38th St. For clergy and faith leaders of the Abrahamic Traditions. Sponsored by Atlas Foundation. RSVP: atlaslouisiana.org.

Gonzales

Friday, Jan. 12

Welcome Reception: 6 p.m., Trinity AME Church, 1420 S. Darla Ave. The church will host a welcome reception for the Rev. Ritney A. and Lauren Castine. 

Lafayette

Jan. 26-28

Women's Retreat: DoubleTree by Hilton, 1521 W. Pinhook Road. Author and teacher Dr. Mary Healy and the Rev. Bill Henry, of Greenville, Mississippi, will be featured at the annual Holy Spirit Women's Retreat. The theme is "Gather in Upper Room with Mary." Also, Deacon Larry Oney and wife Andi Oney will present a Life in the Spirit seminar. Patti Mansfield also will be featured at the retreat, which is sponsored by the Catholic Charismatic Renewal of New Orleans. Register at ccrno.org or call (504) 828-1368.

Maringouin

Saturday, Jan. 13

MLK Celebration: 10 a.m., Landry Street/Bayou Maringouin route. The 31st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration begins with the march, followed by a program at 10:40 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Hall. Judge Alvin Batiste Jr. will speak. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Knights and Ladies of St. Peter Claver, Council & Court No. 119.

Plaquemine

Saturday, Jan. 20

Prayer Breakfast: 9 a.m., Widow Son Lodge No. 10 Masonic Hall, 58280 Meriam St. The Tempie Chapter No. 58 Order of the Eastern Star's Prayer Breakfast will have the theme "The Plot of Your Prayer." The Rev. Seketa M. Woods, associate minister of Oasis Christian Church in Baton Rouge, will speak. There will be a special performance by Sister Ameerah Jenkins, youth leader and dance ministry instructor of Divine Praise, Camp2 and a member of St. Joseph Baptist Church. Tickets are $10. Contact Sister Katina Price at (225) 603-6604.

Sunday, Jan. 21

MLK Service: 9:45 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. The church will hold its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day service. The Rev. Robert Stewart, of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, will speak and sing a medley of spirituals, accompanied by the Rev. Van Smith Jr., pastor. stpeterbaptistchurch.com

Port Allen

Monday, Jan. 15

MLK Day Service: 10 a.m., New Poplar Grove Baptist Church, 2303 Court St. The West Baton Rouge Parish Mass Choir will hold its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. service. The Rev. Warren Lejeune, of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, and the Rev. Alvin Lacey, of Antioch Baptist Church, will speak.

Slaughter

Sunday, Jan. 14

Service: 11:30 a.m., St. James Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane. Bishop Christopher Huddleston will speak.

Watson

Sunday, Jan. 14

Services: 9:15 a.m., Riverside Baptist Church, 36890 La. 16. Bible study, 10:15 a.m.; service (Gospel of Luke), 6 p.m. service (Old Testament Essentials)

Wednesday, Jan. 17

Bible Study: 6 p.m., Riverside Baptist Church, 36890 La. 16. All are welcome. riversidebc.com.

Zachary

Sunday, Jan. 14

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

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

Monday, Jan. 15

Recognition March: 5:30 p.m., Zachary Town Hall, 4700 Main St. March to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The march will end at New Pilgrim Baptist Church,  4277 Old Weis Road. This year's speaker is the Rev. Jonathan Hill, pastor of Fairview Baptist Church in Jackson.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

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

Saturday, Feb. 3

Pastor's Anniversary: 4 p.m., First Baptist Church Banquet Hall, 4200 Main St. Honoring the Rev. Roy Miller and Lady Gloria Miller for 20 years of service at Asphodel Baptist Church in Jackson and 35 years of preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Tickets are $25. Contact Jackie Williams at (225) 654-1577.