• WORSHIP SERVICES: 11 a.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.


  • SERVICES: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Hour of Power Prayer, followed by Bible Study at 7:30 p.m.



  • WOMEN’S MINISTRY CONFERENCE: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. The theme is “Women of Faith,” and speaker are the Rev. Emma Woods, of Mount Gideon Baptist Church; Minister Melinda Dupas, of Magnolia Baptist Church, and Minister Jennifer Jones-Bridgette, of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Fee is $20, which includes breakfast, lunch and door prizes. (225) 383-2913.

Daughters of Naomi Kickoff: 10 a.m., Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Highway. The Daughters of Naomi will be registering young women between the ages of 9 and 18 who want to join at its orientation, conducted by Executive Director Annette Yancy. The group also will welcome its second chapter, the Beta chapter. Special guest will be Turmelovea Theus Smith, executive director of Beautiful, a ministry for women. Pastor Jesse B. Bilberry, of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, will give words of inspiration. Lunch will be served. Call Yancy at 933-7475 or Karen Jackson at 383-4320

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


  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 7 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 736 35th St.
  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 8 a.m., First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 575 Education St. The Rev. Fred Jeff Smith, of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 871 O’Neal Lane. Pastored by Linda Bradford. Transportation provided (225) 272-8259.
  • NEW MEMBERS CLASS: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
  • CORNERSTONE CONSECRATION: 4 p.m., Israelite Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1841 Thomas Delpit Drive. The service will be performed by M.W. Prince Hall Grand Lodge F.&A.M. of Louisiana, Ralph Slaughter, grand master. The ceremony marks the church’s 100 years of existence.
  • MEN’S DAY CELEBRATION: 7 p.m., New Jersalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. The theme is “Warriors for Christ,” and will include special music by the church’s Men’s Chorus. Pastor Van Smith Jr. will give the sermon and a brunch will follow in the Fellowship Hall.


  • BIBLICAL STUDIES DIPLOMA PROGRAM: 6 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. Open to all. Courses taught by seminary- trained instructors and experienced instructors. For information, visit
  • HEBREW CLASSES: 7 p.m., King’s Harvest Fellowship, 9360 Florida Blvd. Beginners class every Monday. Secondary level class every Tuesday. For additional information, contact Bible & Hebrew Teacher, Buz Tremé or Lorayne Tremé with Wild Olive Branches Institute of Biblical Studies. (225) 791-3063


  • NOON PRAYER: Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.
  • WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS: 6 p.m., Berean Wellness and Community Support Center, 5100 Osborne Ave. Classes on various topics. Call (225) 355-4444 or visit

BIBLE study and SNACK time: 6 p.m., T.J. Jemison Baptist Student Center, 724 Harding Blvd. (225) 774-8924.

Evening Service: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Mid-week Wesleyan Communion Service. Free.


  • GRIEFSHARE: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. A 14-week grief support/seminar program, open to anyone who has experienced the loss through death of someone close.
  • WOMEN IN SPIRIT: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 N. St. A nondenominational program for women seeking spiritual growth and sharing new and affirming perspectives on faith in everyday life. Monthly programs include a complimentary lunch with time for networking with other women who represent a spectrum of ethnic origins and religious affiliations. To attend email or call (225) 387-5928.

Sept. 26-27

  • THE SACRED ORDINARY RETREAT: The Red Shoes, 2302 Government St. Sessions are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27. “The Sacred Ordinary: A Retreat of Poetry and Practices of Presence” led by Kayleen Asbo, cultural historian, spiritual director and mythologist. Cost is $150 with optional lunch, $10. Registration and information at

Saturday, Sept. 26

  • PRAYER BREAKFAST: 9 a.m., Greater St. John Baptist Church, 307 E. Washington St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.

Sunday, Sept. 27

  • YOUTH SUNDAY: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
  • AFRICAN-AMERICAN SPIRITUALS CONCERT: 4 p.m. ,University Baptist Church, 5775 Highland Road.
  • PIANO CONCERT: 5 p.m., First Baptist Church, 529 Convention St. Celebrating 60 years of music at the church. Steinway piano artist Stephen Nielson will perform. Free.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

  • EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP SCHOOL: 6 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Courses to be offered include Introduction to Leadership, Synoptic Gospel, Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts.

Friday, Oct. 2

  • GENTLE HANDS MEMORIAL SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 2025 Stuart Ave. An evening memorial service to honor and remember the lives of children lost to miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death.

Saturday, Oct. 3

  • 11TH ANNUAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE: 8:30 a.m., First Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 312 S 17th St. The Revs. Marva Coleman and Gwendolyn Sneal will speak on the theme “Living a Life of Integrity.” $15.



  • HOMECOMING: 3 p.m., Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 11920 Parker St.



  • YOUTH SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.
  • ANNUAL MUSICAL: 3 p.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. Musical guests will include The Angola Band, The Crown Seekers and The Lighthouse Gospel Singers. Free. (225) 683-8119.

Sunday, Sept. 27

  • PRAISE AND WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m. Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.





  • DEDICATORY PROGRAM REVIVAL: 6:30 p.m., Asphodel Baptist Church, 4091 La. 68.

Sunday, Sept. 27

  • CHURCH DEDICATION SERVICE: 2 p.m., Asphodel Baptist Church, 4091 La. 68. The Rev. Perry Jones Jr., of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, will speak.


Saturday, Sept. 26

  • FAMILY CONFERENCE: 8 a.m., The Good Hope Baptist Church, 1501 Willow St. The church, in association with the Greater Louisiana Baptist Convention, is holding its first family conference with a theme of “Rejoicing While Rebuilding and Renewing Our Families.” Sessions to include “God’s Design for Husbands and Wives,” “Raising Godly Children,” “How to Thrive as a Single Parent” and more. All sessions will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m. with lunch. The conference is free and open to all. For registration and more information, visit and click on link for “family conference” or contact the church office at (337) 232-3090.


Sunday, Sept. 27

  • SHEPHERD’S DAY SERVICE: 3 p.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. Pastor Van Smith Jr.’s 30th-year Shepherd’s Day Service with special guest the Rev. Moses Gordon III and the First-African Baptist Church Sixth-District of New Orleans. Special music will be by the choirs of First-African, St. Peter, New Jerusalem, Zion Traveler and Iberville Parish Mass Choirs. A reception will follow in the church dining room.



  • SCRIPTURE 101: 10 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. The first four sessions will consist of a survey of the Old Testament and the second four sessions will cover the New Testament. (225) 294-5039.


  • Sunday
  • HOMECOMING: 3 p.m., Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 13219 Weaver Road. The Rev. John Thompson and Greater Hollywood Baptist Church will be guests.



  • 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.


  • THE FOURTH DISTRICT MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION QUARTERLY BOARD MEETING: 4 p.m., New Philadelphia Baptist Church, 9027 Sanford Lane. The Annual Fourth District Banquet tickets will be available for pick-up at this time. Tables available for $400. $500 VIP seats 10 persons.

Sunday, Sept. 27

  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 2 p.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E. Special guests will be the Rev. Yoyo Hill and the Fairview Baptist Church.