RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS WOMEN’S GROUP: 6 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1. A support group for women seeking spiritual freedom from destructive habits. (225) 776-1652 or facebook.com/recoverysupportaddis.
RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS MEN’S GROUP: 7 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1 South. A support group for men seeking spiritual freedom from strongholds. (225) 218-5630 or churchataddis.com/mens-recovery-support/.
TEACHING SEMINAR “THE BOOK OF MARK”: 1 p.m., Albany-Springfield Library Branch, 26941 La. 43. Free. (985) 634-1079 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORSHIP SERVICES: 11 a.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127.
MEMBER APPRECIATION DAY: 1:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. There will be games, food and more.
HOUR OF POWER PRAYER: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.
BIBLE STUDY: 7:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.
FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; women’s fellowship every second and fourth Fridays.
CHURCHWIDE WORKDAY: 9 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Both the church grounds and sanctuary will be cleaned. Participants are asked to bring work gloves and equipment they wish to use. Tools will be available. Children and youth, accompanied by a parent, are welcome. Easter Eggstravaganza: 9 a.m., St. John’s United Methodist Church, 9375 Highland Road. There will be pancakes, crafts and an egg hunt. Free. (225) 766-4594 or stjohnsbr.org.
SENIOR CITIZENS DAY: 11 a.m., The Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. The speaker will be Gamal Alexander, pastor of the Kingston and Ellenville, New York, churches. The theme is “The Blessings of Longevity.”
CHURCH OUT THE BOX: 11 a.m., Living Faith Christian Center, 6375 Winbourne Ave. There will be food, fellowship, games and more.
HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SCHEDULE: St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St. Saturday — Mass at 4 p.m.; Sunday — Mass at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. (beginning with outside procession) and noon; Holy Thursday — Mass at 6 p.m., private prayer and reflection until 9 p.m.; Good Friday — Stations of the Cross (outdoors) at 9 a.m., Stations of the Cross (indoors) at noon, Solemn Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion and Holy Communion at 3 p.m.; Holy Saturday — Great Vigil of Easter and celebration of the Sacraments of Initiation at 8 p.m.; Easter Sunday — Mass at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. (225) 387-5928 or cathedralbr.org.
EASTER SERVICES: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian, 9340 Florida Blvd. The Rev. Betsy Irvine will be guest pastor. Following, the Men of Broadmoor will have a fish fry in the Activities Building. Guests will be the Church of the Way congregation. A blood drive will be held for the Our Lady of the Lake Blood Bank from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Maundy (Holy) Thursday worship will be held in the Activities Building and begin with an agape feast, a light meal, followed by worship led by Dr. Martha Robson, of New Orleans. The theme will be Christ’s final conversation with the disciples followed by Holy Communion. The Seven Last Statements of Christ will be told on Good Friday. Dale Tullier and Pabby Arnold will lead the service, assisted by pianist Judy McGehee and soloist Jenny Ampat. The Easter service will be led by Robson, with Communion and music by the sanctuary choir.
PALM SUNDAY SERVICE: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. The Male Chorus will provide the music and the Brotherhood Ministry will be in charge of the Worship Service. (225) 358-7772.
MISSION PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. Minister Perphyria Douglas will speak.
WOMEN’S DAY: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. Evangelist Corliss W. Moore, of Acts Outreach Ministry, will preach.
PASTOR APPRECIATION SERVICE: 2 p.m., Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 2825 Sherwood St. To honor the Rev. Samuel Pierre and first lady Marquita Pierre. Pastor Briscoe Pierre and the St. Paul Free Baptist Church will be guests.
THE LIVING WORD: 3 p.m., Gloryland Chapel of Performing Arts, 2575 Michelli Drive. $5 each or $4 with a canned good. Groups rates for 10 or more $4 each. (225) 356-0577.
WALK WITH JESUS: 4 p.m., First Baptist Church Baton Rouge. Multisensory family outreach event. fbcbr.com.
HOLY SYMPOSIUM - “THE ROAD TO CALVARY”: 6 a.m., New Hope Baptist Church, 5856 Greenwell Springs Road. Pastor Boris Braggs and Bishop Gregory Cooper will preach. (225) 926-0246 or newhopebr.com.
BOOKS OF LIFE: 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd. New York Times bestselling author Gary L. Stewart will present his book “The Most Dangerous Animal of All.” Patrons should park behind the church and use the America St. entrance. (225) 753-4226.
SPRING REVIVAL & HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE: 7 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. The evangelists will be Dr. M.L. Carter, pastor of Greater New Bethel Baptist Church, and the Rev. Melvin Rushing, pastor of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. Holy Communion will be served Thursday night. Good Friday service speakers are the Revs. Henry J. Brown, Gerard Robinson, J.J. Mitchell, Sterling Wrights, Perry Wrights Jr. and Frederick Powell. The Easter Worship Service theme is “Yes He Lives!” The unveiling of the seats of deaconess, founder and choir member, Beatrice Harrison and choir member and male chorus member, Rodney Perkins will take place.
THE LAST SEVEN SAYINGS OF JESUS FROM THE CROSS: 7:30 a.m., Jordan Stone Baptist Church, 8523 Thelma St. The speakers will be Pastor Raymond Plain, the Revs. Murlon Webb, William Wells, Emma Woods, W. Brown, Johnson and Grayson.
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH MINISTERS CONFERENCE: 11:45 a.m., Sweethome Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. The East Baton Rouge Parish Minister’s Conference Annual Seven Last Sayings from the Cross. Guest preachers will be the Revs. Willie Green, J. J. Mitchell, Rolon Glover, Van Smith, Ronald Sutton, Melvin Rushing and Gerard Robinson.
SEVEN LAST WORDS: Noon, Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 655 Gardere Lane.
GRIEFSHARE: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. A 13-week grief support/seminar program of First Baptist Church of Baton Rouge. Open to anyone who has experienced the loss through death of someone close. Free. (225) 768-8863.
HOLY THURSDAY SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Maundy Thursday Service — Living Last Supper with choir and orchestra. Communion served and childcare provided. (225) 315-2818 or standrewsumc.net.
MAUNDY THURSDAY TENEBRAE SERVICE: 7 p.m., Unitarian Church, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. Tenebrae Lenten Service, a reflective service honoring Jesus’s death. A communion and homily are featured. (225) 751-3207 or unitarianchurchBR.com.
YOUTH PREACHER: 7 p.m., Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 655 Gardere Lane. JaKobe Cooper, a 5-year-old, fourth-generation preacher will deliver a sermon.
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: 9 a.m., True Light Baptist Church, 3836 North St. The last sayings from the cross will be given by the Revs. A.W. Azoney, Mallery Callahan II, Ricky Carter, Kenneth Chandler, Elmore Garner, Dennis Hebert Jr. and MacHenry Wallace.
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Tennebrae service. Communion will be served and childcare provided. (225) 315-2818 or standresumc.net.
CHARITY CHRISTIAN CENTER GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: 7 p.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 871 Oneal Lane.
Saturday, April 4
THE GREAT EGG HUNT: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by Journey Church. Hunts will be held at Lovett Road Park in Central and South Park in Denham Springs. In addition to egg hunts, activities will include food, inflatables, rock wall and pony rides.
EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA: 1-4 p.m., White Dove Fellowship, 10957 Greenwell Springs Road. (225) 924-6717. Free egg hunts for youngsters up to age 12. Candy-filled eggs and prizes, free games and a kids carnival.
FOURTH DISTRICT USHERS BI-MONTHLY MEETING: 2 p.m., New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive.
“THE OLD RUGGED CROSS”: 5 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1920 Progress Road. A re-enactment of Jesus carrying the Cross to Calvary.
LORD’S PASSOVER: 5:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Embassy Suites Ballroom. Hosted by Kings Harvest Fellowship, Denham Springs, and Wild Olive Branches Institute of Biblical Studies. $45, adults and $25 for children 4-12. Seder meal will be served. (240) 899-7671, (225) 252-8824, (225) 715-3788 or email@example.com.
Sunday, April 5
EASTER SONRISE SERVICE: 5 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Sunday School and 11 a.m. service will be held at regular times. (225) 775-2740.
EASTER SUNDAY SUNRISE SERVICE: 6:30 a.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Sunrise Service will be held in the east parking lot. 8:30 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. services will be in the sanctuary. Childcare provided. (225) 315-2818 or standrewsumc.net.
CHARITY CHRISTIAN CENTER EASTER SERVICES: 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center, 871 Oneal Lane. (225) 272-8252 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RISEN — RESURRECTION SUNDAY CELEBRATION: 8 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. (225) 927-9804 or greaterkingdavid.org.
EASTER RESURRECTION SERVICE: 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Living Faith Christian Center, 6375 Winbourne Ave.
RESURRECTION CELEBRATION AND CHILDREN’S EASTER PARADE: 8 a.m., Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 655 Gardere Lane.
HOPE FOR FAMILY CELEBRATION: 9 a.m., Holiday Inn South, 9944 Airline Highway. Join Bishop Rickey and Pastor Lesia Washington and Higher Ground Outreach Church with special musical guest Kefia Rollerson.
EVENING WORSHIP & HOLY COMMUNION: 6 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
Monday, April 6
VISIT TO HERITAGE HOUSE MANOR: 10 a.m., Heritage House Manor, 1335 Wooddale Blvd. The congregation of Greater Mount Gideon will visit Heritage House Manor under the director of the Rev. Emma Woods. Words of encouragement will be offered by Linda Henderson.
COMPUTER CLASS: 5:45 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 Lobdell Ave. Topics are intro to computer, Microsoft Word, web design, PowerPoint and Excel. (225) 300-4528.
EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: 5 p.m., Nathaniel Baptist Church. A presentation of the Nathaniel Baptist Church Youth Department.
FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY: 2 p.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. Pastor Leroy Taylor, of New Zion Baptist Church in Denham Springs, will speak. (225) 683-8119.
MISSIONARY EDUCATION STUDY: 9 a.m., Trinity AME Church, 1420 South Darla Ave. A review of the curriculum on the theme “Our Christian Responsibility to Overcome Despair and Inspire Hope.” Presenters include Court Appointed Special Advocates; Pastor Cheryl Combest, of Grace Awakening Church, and Sister Emma Washington, of Prayer Mission Church of God In Christ. Missionary Sisters Earline Blackmore, Lizzie Jackson and Reater Williams will also give overviews of the missions education curriculum. The Rev. Karen Simms, associate minister of Turner Chapel AME Church in Greensburg, will be the missionary speaker for Sunday’s 8 a.m. service.
ANNUAL MUSICAL PROGRAM: 3 p.m., The Pine Grove Baptist Church, 21949 La. 444.
IBERVILLE PARISH CHORUS REHEARSAL: 7 p.m., Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, 58830 Iron Farm Road. Final rehearsal for Good Friday. (225) 687-6618.
GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE: 7 a.m., Greater Little Zion Baptist Church, 57731 Desobry St. The preachers will be the Revs. Cartillus A. Robertson, Raymond Allen, Johnny Johnson, Melissa Dunn-Davis, Rodney Q. Freeman, Dr. Gil Wright and Frank Collins III. (225) 445-4943.
LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE: 9 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A Day of Prayer with author Father Albert Hasse. He will give presentations dealing with the true self and the false self. There will be discussions on the 10 characteristics of the aforementioned concepts. $35. There will also be a vigil Mass at 4 p.m. (225) 294-5039 or catholicretreatcenter.org.
Wednesday, April 8
ROSARY FOR PEACE: 6 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. (985) 222-5922.
GOSPEL EXPLOSION: 6 p.m., Second Baptist Church of West Baton Rouge, 3261 Southern Pacific Road. The West Baton Rouge Parish Mass Choir’s annual event with Shirley & Gospel Determinators, Light House Gospel Singers, Terrell & Da’Vocalairs, Fisher Cavaliers and Audery & Voices of Distinction. $15-$20. (225) 344-3055.
PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., Greater Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 9090 Section Road. To honor the Rev. Michael P. Joseph Sr. The Rev. Michael Byrd and the New Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will be guests.
WOMEN’S MINISTRY: 11 a.m., Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, 10064 Jone Vaughn Creek Road. Minister Ruth Ross, of Divine Connections Ministry, will speak.
YOUTH DEPARTMENT CALENDAR TEA: 1 p.m., Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, 10064 Jone Vaughn Creek Road.
PASTOR ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 13219 Weaver Road. Celebration of Pastor Marshall Gilmore. Guest is the Rev. John Bowman and the congregation of Beech Grove Baptist Church.
FEET WASHING SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61 North. Bishop Ernest Mills, of New Rising Sun and St. Paul Baptist churches, will speak.
“THE LAST SEVEN SAYINGS OF JESUS FROM THE CROSS”: 1 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61 North. Guest speakers will be Pastors Albert Anderson III, Burnett King, Dennis Lawrence, Joe W. Pickett, Earnest Thibodeaux, Calvin Willis and Sterling Wrights.