William Turner, Jr. Memorial Prayer Breakfast: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Greater First Church-Baptist, 4669 Groom Road, Baker, with 1st Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry as guest speaker. $5.

Steubenville On The Bayou CATHOLIC YOUTH CONFERENCE: 9 a.m., Houma Terrebonne Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd., sponsored by Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux and Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio. $125-$145 for youth participants; $110 for young adults. Continues at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Young Professionals Nicaragua Mission Trip FUNDRAISER: 11 a.m., outside Albertson’s, 9650 Airline Highway. Jambalaya plates will include white beans, bread and dessert.

One-Cent Movie: noon to 2 p.m., Faith Presbyterian Church, 12855 Old Hammond Highway. This showing of “The Lion King” for admission of one penny will include popcorn and fruit punch for all ages, but children younger than 3 must be accompanied by an adult. (225) 275-7393.

Progressive Missionary Baptist AssoCIATION Memorial Service: 2 p.m., BREC Independence Park Center, 7505 Independence Blvd., in memory of the Rev. Frank O’Conner, former general president of the association.

Pastor’s 40th Appreciation AND BANQUET: 3 p.m., Longfellow Recreation Center, 5201 Longfellow Drive, in honor of the Rev. A.W. Azoney, pastor of Greater United Baptist Church with the Rev. Donald Robertson as speaker.

HUMANIST AWARD PRESENTATION: 4 p.m. Dominion Learning Center at the Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St. The New Orleans Secular Humanist Association will honor Zack Kopplin, of Baton Rouge. Kopplin will talk about his efforts to repeal the Louisiana Science Education Act.

Silent Auction for Cancer Ministry: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Healing Place Church, 19202 Highland Road, with such auction items as artwork, furniture, fashion accessories and gift certificates. $6 covers admission and food.

70+ Choir Anniversary: 6 p.m., Fairview Baptist Church, 6265 Payne Road, Ethel, with the combined chorus of the East Feliciana Male Chorus and the Clinton Community Male Chorus as guests.

Pre-Father’S Day Musical: 6:30 p.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 10300 Church St., Maringouin, featuring Reginald Patterson with the Rev. Rod Scott as master of service.


EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH AID ASSOCIATION SEMI-ANNUAL SESSION: 9:30 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. Begins with Sunday school and continues with 1 p.m. parent body sessions and 7 p.m. nightly sessions through Wednesday. Also includes Bible study sessions from 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Wednesday.

Communion Service: 11 a.m., New Beach Grove Baptist Church, 4420 Crown Ave.

Quarterly Youth Pack-A-Pew: 11 a.m., Shady Grove First Missionary Baptist Church, 16443 Plank Road, Baker.

Lord’s Supper: 11:30 a.m., St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane, Slaughter.

Homecoming: noon, F.T. Missionary Baptist Church, 4712 La. 10, Jackson, with the Rev. John Bowman and the Beechgrove Baptist Church, of Jackson, as guests.

MEN DAY PROGRAM: noon, New Freedom Baptist Church, 2909 Winnebago St., with Charlie Fisher as guest speaker.

Homecoming and Family AND fRiends Day: 2 p.m., Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1448 Thompson Creek Road, Norwood, with the Rev. Levi Wright Jr. and the Greater New Zion Baptist Church as guests.

Supernatural Healing Service: 7 p.m., Life Changers Christian Center Church, 9714 Greenwell Springs Road.


Vacation Bible schools

??9 a.m. to noon, Jefferson Baptist Church, 9135 Jefferson Highway. The Big Apple Adventure is open to kindergarteners through seventh-graders and continues through Friday. (225) 923-0356.

??5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Jordan United Methodist Church, 4619 Stearns St., Scotlandville. Shake It Up Cafe: Where Kids Carry Out God’s Recipe will continue through Friday.

??5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fairview Baptist Church, 1636 Braddock St., a collaboration with Mount Zion on the Hill from Port Hudson. Continues through Friday.

??6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1901 Missouri St. Jesus Truth Seekers: Mission Possible continues through Friday.

??6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 224 W. Constitution St., Gonzales. PandaMania: Where God Is Wild About You continues through Friday. (225) 647-4678.

Summer Musical Theater Camp: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church in Hammond, 103 N. Pine St., Hammond, open to ages 6 through 18 and continuing through Mondays through Saturdays through July 2. Students will perform “Annie Jr” at 7:30 p.m. July 1 and 2. Register online at Going On After Loss (G.O.A.L.) Grief Support Group: 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. (225) 907-8114.

Week of Increase: 7 p.m., Life Changers Christian Center Church, 9714 Greenwell Springs Road, with the Rev. Tommy O. Linton Jr. leading nightly sessions through Friday.

Freethinkers Meeting: 7 p.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd., with a viewing of the National Geographic-produced DVD that overviews Jared Diamond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies,” followed by a discussion facilitated by Hugh Finklea.



??6:30 p.m., True Light Baptist Church, 3826 North St., with the Rev. Dennis R. Hebert Jr., of Hammond, as speaker. Continues through Friday.

??7 p.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 10300 Church St., Maringouin, continues nightly with the Rev. Frank Collins, of Plaquemine, as Tuesday’s speaker, the Rev. Clyde McNeil on Wednesday and the Rev. Cortillus Robinson as Thursday’s speaker.


Vacation Bible School: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Little Star Freewill Baptist Church, 2511 Church St., Zachary. The Jesus Truth Seekers: Mission Possible continues through Friday for preschoolers through adults.


Gospel Cafe Open Mic: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Brew Ha-Ha, 711 Jefferson Highway.


Choir Anniversary: 3 p.m., Greater Hollywood Baptist Church, 8819 Sligo Road, St. Francisville.

June 25

A Vision for Provision: Feeding God’s People: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 575 Education St.

Commencement Exercises: 6 p.m., The Ministry of Love School of Ministry, 5956 Hooper Road.


INDIVIDUALLY DIRECTED RETREATS: Beginning June 27, Jesuit Spirituality Center, St. Charles College, Grand Coteau. Options include three-, five- and eight-day retreats. Also, offered beginning July 14, Aug. 1, Aug. 22, Sept. 6, Sept. 19, Oct. 3, Oct. 17, Oct. 27 and Nov. 2. (337) 662-5251 or go online to