Alexandria

Saturday, Oct. 18

WALK THE WALK CHRISTIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL: 7 p.m., Alexandria River Front Center, 707 Main St. Tickets are $25; VIP, $50 and includes early entry for preferred seating and event shirt. (318) 290-0818 or ccwt.net.

Baker

Sunday

I Can, Gifted & Blessed: 9:15 a.m., Wayside Christian Fellowship, 201 Sherron Ave. Fellowship service.

Baton Rouge

Saturday

The Inclusivity of Jesus in Luke’s Gospel: 9 a.m. to noon, St. Joseph’s Academy, 3080 Kleinert Ave. Presented by Sister Janet Franklin, it includes talks, reflections and sharing. $40. (225) 383-3349 or stjocenter.org.

Chronic Illness Support Group: 11 a.m. to noon, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 12663 Perkins Road. Nondenominational support group focusing on ways to live within limitations with family and friends. (225) 337-1633.

Sunday

Holy Communion Service: 7 a.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H Delpit Drive. (225) 344-3553 or israelitebc.net.

Worship services: 9 a.m., Mt. Moriah Family Baptist Church, 15366 Old Hammond Highway.

Lord Supper Worship: 9 a.m., Ravens All Faith Church, 1913 North St. (225) 571-1179.

Worship Services: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., The New Christ Land Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson Ave.

Christian Identity Talk: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Retired pastor of the Chinese Presbyterian Church in Kenner, the Rev. Claire Brooks will discuss a person’s identity as a Christian in a talk titled “If Anybody Asks You Who You Are.” (225) 924-4271.

Choir Anniversary: 3 p.m., The New Christ Land Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson Ave.

Worship services: 6 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. (225) 936-1159.

Israeli Folk Dancing: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Congregation B’nai Israel, 3354 Kleinert Ave. Free. (225) 756-5291.

Monday

Nursing Home visitation: 10 a.m., Heritage House Manor 1335 Wooddale Blvd. The Greater Mount Gideon’s Mission Ministry visit with director, the Rev. Emma Woods.

Registration for biblical institute: 5 p.m., Baton Rouge Community College Small Business Training Center, 350 N. Donmoor. Classes for the Southest Regional Biblical Institute start Oct. 20. srbi-br.org, (225) 772-0307, or email the Rev. Mary W. Moss at pastormoss@att.net.

Tuesday

Financial Peace University: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Jordan United Methodist Church, 4619 Stearns St. A nine-week biblically based curriculum that teaches people how to handle money God’s way. daveramsey.com/findaclass.

Wednesday

Trinity Oaks Pumpkin Patch: 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 15160 S. Harrells Ferry Road. Ends Nov. 1. tlcbr.org.

Friday

Breast Cancer Awareness Conference: 7:30 p.m., The Hour of Power Family Worship Center, 9130 Scenic Highway. Sisters of the Outreach Gospel Arts will host the seventh-year Breast Cancer Awareness conference. Continues Saturday at 10 a.m. Free. (225) 228-9784.

Saturday, Oct. 11

Prayer and Praise on the Bluff: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Baton Rouge Area Churches Ministries, La. 19 and Scenic Highway. (504) 344-1219.

St. George Fair: 10 a.m., St. George Catholic Church, 7808 St George Drive. (225) 291-1298.

Sunday, Oct. 12

worship services: 9 a.m., Mount Moriah Family Baptist Church, 15366 Old Hammond Highway.

Worship Services: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., The New Christ Land Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson Ave.

Friday, Oct. 17

Anthetic Treatment Of Anxiety And Depression: 8:30 a.m., Bishop Tracy Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway. In the workshop, participants will be taught ways to equip clients to master the concepts needed for overcoming depression, make the basic value shift essential to recovery and the skills that will empower them to overcome depression and prevent relapse.

36 Years of Singing: 6:30 p.m., The Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 6274 Scenic Highway. The Mighty Gospel Warriors of Bruce, Mississippi, will perform.

Arise and celebrate: 6 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 914 N. Acadian Thruway W. GLBC 2014 Women’s Conference, featuring Tawana Thomas-Johnson. Conference registration, $30. (225) 926-0246.

Saturday, Oct. 18

Prayer Breakfast: 9 a.m., Greater St. John Baptist Church, 307 East Washington St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.

Arise and celebrate: 7 a.m., Second Baptist Church, 914 N. Acadian Thruway W. GLBC 2014 Women’s Conference, breakout sessions: His Joy, My Strength and The Power of Prayer. Conference registration, $30. (225) 926-0246.

Sunday, Oct. 19

Maronite Mass: 3 p.m., Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 445 Marquette Ave. Annual St. Sharbel mass. The bishop will visit. A reception will follow Mass in the church hall.

Central

Monday

Pumpkin Patch for Missions: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Blackwater United Methodist Church, 10000 Blackwater Road. Benefits the church, the Central community and the Navajo Indians. (225) 261-4646.

Ethel

Sunday

The Lord’s Supper Service: 11 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road.

Hammond

Monday, Oct. 13

BPM Worship Revival Weekend: 7 p.m., Calvary Christian Center, 118 N. Richardson St. The theme is “The King’s Processional.”

Lafayette

Saturday

Adore Women’s Conference: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., East Bayou Baptist Church, 2234 Kaliste Saloom Road. There will be music, guest speakers and more. $50. (337) 984-8291 or thebayouchurch.org/adore.

Sunday

30th Anniversary Celebration: 6 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road. Free. (337) 984-8291.

Saturday, Oct. 11

Bag Mat Ministry: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grace Presbyterian Church, 518 Roselawn Blvd. Make sleeping mats for the homeless from recycled plastic shopping bags. Mats4Homeless@gmail.com.

Metairie

Friday, Oct. 31

Healing after abortion retreat: Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St. A confidential, Catholic retreat for healing the pain of abortion, open to everyone whose life has been touched by abortion. $170, some financial assistance available. Registration required. (504) 889-2431, (504) 710-6458, (504) 460-9360, (985) 809-0773, or email mkbaglow@cox.net or richj504@bellsouth.net.

Norwood

Sunday

Youth Sunday: 2 p.m., Greater New Zion Baptist Church, 13410 Elm St. Nine-year-old Samuel M. Green, of Jackson, Mississippi, will deliver the message.

Opelousas

Friday, Oct. 10

Bubba’s Bash 2014 Opelousas: 6:30 p.m., Our Savior’s Church, 106 N. Union St. PGA Tour Pro and two-time Masters champion, Bubba Watson, is taking his charity concert for a coast-to-coast minitour. Christian artists Thi’sl and Fedel will perform.

Ponchatoula

Saturday

Spiritual Retreat: 9 a.m. to noon, St. Joseph Spirituality Center, Rosaryville Road. Titled “The Inclusivity of Jesus in Luke’s Gospel,” the retreat, presented by Sister Janet Franklin, CSJ, will include time for talks, brief reflections, silence and some sharing. Bring your scriptures and paper or a journal; handouts will be given. $40. (225) 383-3349.

Monday

Taize Prayer Service: 7 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Taize worship is a meditative prayer service that includes music, scripture readings and reflection.

Tuesday

Then Sings My Soul: 7 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A prayer series with Cindy Scardina. The theme is “Fear-Trust.” (225) 294-5039 or catholicretreatcenter.org/ongoing-events.html.

Tuesday, Oct. 14

Spiritual Book Sharing: 10 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Listen to a lecture on Richard Rohr’s “Immortal Diamond.” $50, includes book and materials.

Then Sings My Soul: 7 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A prayer series with Cindy Scardina. The theme is “Forgiveness-Healing.” (225) 294-5039 or catholicretreatcenter.org/ongoing-events.html.

St. Francisville

Sunday

male chorus: 11 a.m., Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, 10064 Jones Vaughn Creek Road.

Friday

Nursing Home Visitation: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor Nursing Home, 15243 La. 10. Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church will visit with director, Emma Woods.

Music Release: 7 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61 N. Single release of “INFINITY” by Laricka Rayford.

Slaughter

Sunday, Oct. 19

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

Walker

Tuesday

Learn to Read and Write Hebrew: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., King’s Harvest Fellowship, 9360 Florida Blvd. Hebrew lessons. $125. (225) 791-3063.

Zachary

Saturday, Oct. 11

360 Musical Movement: 6 p.m., 360 Christian Center Church, 5850 Main St., the360ccc.com.