• STEPHEN MINISTRY WORKSHOP: 9 a.m. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 8833 Goodwood Blvd. Participants will learn how to minister to people in grief and how to use Stephen Ministry to train and organize lay people for one-to-one caring ministry. $15-$50. (314) 428-2600 or
  • HEALING ON THE SPIRITUAL PATH — A PHYSICIAN’S POINT OF VIEW: 3 p.m. Bluebonnet Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. The speaker will be Dr. M. Machacek-Dobay. Free. (225) 751-2369.
  • YOUTH -A- BLAZE (YOUTH ON FIRE FOR CHRIST): 7 p.m. Clear View Baptist Church, 10657 Alco Ave. A gathering of youth from all over Baton Rouge and the South Park area. Also Monday.
  • ROOTS & PROMISES — A GENESIS MUSICAL: 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd. Free.
  • SOUTH LOUISIANA YOUTH FEDERATION: 9:30 a.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. Program for the 11-parish federation. Featuring Pastor Kenn Dixon, of the Casalita Seventh-day Adventist Church in Garland, Texas; a free lunch, a parade, a rally and free health screenings. (225) 907-4663.
  • PASTOR APPRECIATION: 3 p.m., Hope Christian Church, 9915 Avenue A. First Love Missionary Baptist Church will honor their pastor, Rev. Frank Rideau Jr. The Rev. Shannon Warner, pastor of the Macedonia Baptist Church of Plaquemine, and their choir, will be guests.


  • HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE: 7 a.m. Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Road.
  • LORD’S SUPPER WORSHIP: 9 a.m. Ravens All Faith Church, 1913 North St.
  • GUEST PREACHER: 10:45 a.m. Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The Rev. Martha Robson, recently retired Presbyterian minister in New Orleans, will preach. A native of Baton Rouge, Robson was the first woman ordained by the Presbytery of South Louisiana in the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., in 1982.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 11 a.m. The Metropolitan Community Church of Baton Rouge, 7747 Tom Drive. (225) 248-0404.
  • SERVICE OF CELEBRATION AND REMEMBRANCE OF ALL SOULS: 6 p.m. The Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Boulevard. The 38-voice choir will be accompanied by a small chamber orchestra and will be directed by Ila Stoltzfus, director of music. The concert will open with a performance by the Children’s and Youth Choirs, directed by Marie Flowers and Cathy McManus. Free. (225) 926-2291.

ultimate destiny: 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Comite Baptist Church, 12250 Greenwell Springs Road. A high-impact drama presentation. Free. (225) 275-3382.

Youth program: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods to speak. (225) 937-1159.

  • EUCHARISTIC CELEBRATIONS AND BLESSING OF THE GRAVES: St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St. 7 a.m., Mass celebrated by Father Paul Counce. 10 a.m., liturgy by Bishop Robert W. Muench and blessing the graves of the deceased bishops of the Diocese of Baton Rouge. 4 p.m., Father Paul Counce will preside at the Blessing of the Graves at St. Joseph Cemetery, 1500 Main St. 7 p.m., Father Counce will preside at the Blessing of the Graves at Highland Cemetery off Oxford Avenue off Highland Road.


  • NURSING HOME VISITATION: 10 a.m., Heritage House Manor, 1335 Woodale Blvd. Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church. The Rev. Emma Woods will visit and words of encouragement will be given by the Rev. Manley Metoyer. (225) 937-1159.


  • REVIVIAL: 7 p.m. nightly, Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. Featuring pastors Danny Donaldson, Rose Hill Baptist Church; Eric Williams, Beacon Light Baptist Church; and Thomas Bessix, New Gideon Baptist Church.


  • PROPHECY BIBLE STUDY: 7 p.m. The Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave.

Sunday, Nov. 9

  • VETERANS DAY SERVICE: 10:45 a.m. Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The topic will be “What Is a Veteran,” with every branch of the military recognized in visuals, music and the message. A free luncheon to follow. Donations to benefit Camp Agape, youth camp, at Feliciana Retreat in West Feliciana in June.
  • FAMILY AND FRIENDS/PARK ELEMENTARY DAY: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St.
  • MINISTRY OF LOVE SCHOOL OF MINISTRY WINTER ORIENTATION: 12:30 p.m. 5956 Hooper Road. (225) 356-2713, ext. 304.

Saturday, Nov. 15

  • LIFE CHOICE: 9 a.m. Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway. A one day Pre-Cana program for engaged couples seeking to get married in the Catholic Church.
  • CLOTHING GIVEAWAY: 10 a.m. Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 955 E. Polk St. Free clothing available for children and adults in all sizes.

Sunday, Nov. 16

  • 85TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 8 a.m. Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 955 E. Polk Street. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Mary Moss, of the St. Alma Baptist Church, in Lakeland. (225) 343-5610 or
  • HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE: 11 a.m. New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Sr. Road.
  • YOUTH PROGRAM AND PRE-THANKSGIVING: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elmgrove Garden Drive, Baton Rouge. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
  • “A SERVICE WELL PLEASING GOD,” HONORING PASTOR ALANDO G. O’CONNER SR.: 8 a.m., New Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, 388 N. Beck St.

Saturday, Nov. 22

  • TRAVAIL 6.33, INC. R.E.F.U.G.E PRAYER WALK, 3.3 MILE: 10 a.m. Flannery Road Park, 801 Flannery Road. $26 adults; $14 children; $4 pets.



  • HOW TO TALK ABOUT AND DEFEND YOUR CATHOLIC FAITH: 6:30 p.m. St Bernard Catholic Church Of Breaux Bridge, 204 N. Main St. John Martignoni will present. Free, but registration is required.



  • THE LORD’S SUPPER SERVICE: 11 a.m. Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road.


Nov.5-Nov. 6

  • TIMES OF REFRESHING FROM THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD: 7 p.m., Life Cathedral Worship Center, 2103 S. Philippe. (866) 279-9042.


Tuesday, Nov. 11



Tuesday, Nov. 11

  • VETERANS DAY MEMORIAL CEREMONY: 6 p.m. Bouligny Plaza, E Main St. A celebration of freedom with 21-gun salute, flag raising, Civil War re-enactment, prayer service honoring veterans.


Friday, Nov. 14

  • P.N.U.E.M.A. LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: 5 p.m. AJ Ford Ministries, Old Bethany West Campus, 23980 Fleniken Lane. There will be classes for the adults and entertainment for children. Registration will begin at 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Free. (225) 385-4089 or info@ajfoRoadorg.



  • TAIZÉ PRAYER SERVICE: 7 p.m. Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A meditative Taizé worship to promote serenity. The prayer consists of music, Scripture readings and reflection.


  • THEN SINGS MY SOUL PRAYER SERIES: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A prayer series featuring song and Scripture led by Cindy Scardina. (225) 294-3510 .


  • ROSARY FOR PEACE: 6 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Pray for peace in our selves, our homes and in all lands. (985) 222-5922.


  • CENTERING PRAYER: 7 p.m. Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A method designed to facilitate the development of contemplative prayer. It is an attempt to present the teaching of earlier times in an updated form. Free. (225) 294-5039.

Nov. 7-9

  • WALKING BETWEEN THE LINES: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39002 Rosaryville Road. Come and join us as we stroll between the lines of Scripture with Earl Gervais. $230 for a single room, $200 per person for double occupancy. (225) 294-5039.

Thursday, Nov. 13

  • DAY OF PRAYER WITH SISTER ROSE BOWEN, O.P: 9 a.m. Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. The theme is “Jesus Means Freedom.” It will start with coffee and fellowship, followed by the talk and reflection. Lunch will be at noon. $35.


Saturday, Nov. 15

  • LORD SUPPER: 11:30 a.m., St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane.



  • MALE CHORUS: 11 a.m., Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, 10064 Jone Vaughn Creek Road. Guest speaker Minister Darell Roan.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

  • MISSION MINISTRY VISIT: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor Nursing Home, 15243 La. 10. Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church and the director, the Rev. Emma Woods. Sister Hanna Mcquiter will speak.


Friday, Nov. 7

  • GOSPEL MUSIC: 5:30 p.m., Mike Vaughn Ministries/Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 La. 442 W. Featuring Glynn Fendlason, Mike Vaughn and the Revelations. Refreshments available. (985) 974-0507 or email