• WORSHIP SERVICES: 11 a.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127.

scholarship/birthday dinner: 11 a.m. services followed by the dinner, Greater First Baptist Church Emmett W. Bashful/Huel D. Perkins Fellowship and Activity Center, 4669 Groom Road. The annual Anthony Kelley Endowed Scholarship and Birthday Dinner Fellowship and Book Signing. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a deserving student preparing for pastoral or prison ministry at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. For more information or to RSVP, contact Lois Marie Washington at (225) 300-8769, Debbie D. Sigers at (225) 389-3335 or Brenda Johnson at (225) 810-6365 or (225) 778-4788.


  • HOUR OF POWER PRAYER: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127. Bible study follows at 7:30 p.m.


  • FELLOWSHIP FRIDAY’S: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; Women’s every second and fourth. (225) 775-3127.



  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 12:30 p.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. Minister Latisha Jarvis, of Reacher Ministries, will speak.
  • READING WITH STACY HILTON: 3 p.m., Indigo Spiritual Center, 609 Jefferson Highway. Stacy Hilton will connect selected people to their deceased loved ones. $30.
  • LORD’S SUPPER: 5 p.m, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1901 Missouri St. Pastor Antroy Gavin, of True Vine Baptist Church, will speak.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

  • FREE TUTORING: 6 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian, Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. Free tutoring for middle and high school students. Students attending for the first time must have an ID and be accompanied by an adult. Volunteer tutors are always needed. Call Mike Zobrist, (225) 336-4189.


  • INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral Parish Hall, 412 North St. Jean Gatz, author of “Mama Said There’d Be Days Like This” and “Bless Your Heart,” will bring her unique blend of wit and wisdom, comedy and common sense to Women in Spirit, a nondenominational program for women seeking spiritual growth. Free; includes lunch and networking. Email or call (225) 387-5928 to reserve a spot.

Saturday, Jan. 30

  • FOOD & CLOTHING: 11 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. Free food and clothing for the community.

Sunday, Jan. 31

  • ANNIVERSARY: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. Deacon & Deaconess Anniversary program. The Rev. Riley Harbor III, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Burtville and Rock Zion Baptist Church, will speak. (225) 343-0322.
  • DIALOGUE WITH MUSLIMS: 2 p.m., Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 10230 Mollylea Drive. Sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, “A Dialogue with Muslims: Fact, Fiction and Faith” will be a conversation with local Muslims about their beliefs and misconceptions about Islam. The event will conclude with prayers for peace, understanding, kindness and compassion.
  • MINISTERIAL PROGRAM: 4:30-9 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Minister Ginger London and others will give a free seminar on “Enlarge My Territory.” Open to the public. (225) 603-7122.
  • CHOIR REUNION CONCERT: 5 p.m., greater Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 3155 Victoria Drive. The church choir will give its 20th Year Reunion Choir Concert. Former and current directors of music and arts Brother Amos Singleton, Elder Timothy Britten, Brother Ernest Bowman, Pastor Trey Davis and the Rev. Jesse T. Carruthers Sr. will be part of the event. (225) 355-5155.
  • NEW BIBLE STUDY: 6 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The last week of Jesus’ life as recorded in the gospel of Mark will be taught by the Rev. Joe Reggin, interim pastor, in the pastor’s study. The sessions also will be taught on Mondays, from 10 until 11:30 a.m. in Naylor Hall. The study is based on a book, “The Last Week,” by Marcus Borg and John D. Crossan. The public is invited. (225) 924-4271.
  • INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK DINNER: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 3552 Morning Glory Ave. Everyone is invited to come and bring a dish that is popular in your family. Please write the ingredients and a short description on a note card. RSVP at or on For more information, call (225) 387-0396 or email
  • BOOK LAUNCH: 7 p.m., Beth Shalom Synagogue Winkler Social Hall, 9111 Jefferson Highway. The launch of Rabbi Mark Glickman’s “Stolen Words: The Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books.” The evening will feature a talk, book signing, drinks and hors d’oeuvres.


Sunday, Jan. 31

  • FRIED CHICKEN DINNER: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Hall, 76950 Gum St. Sponsored by the Ladies Altar Society, dinners are $7. Tickets can be purchased from any Altar Society member or at the door. Homemade desserts and sweets also will be sold.



  • PRE-PASTORAL MUSICAL: 6 p.m., Asphodel Baptist Church, 4091 La. 68. A pre-pastoral musical for the Rev. Roy Miller. The pastor’s anniversary celebration is 2 p.m. Feb. 28. Guest speaker is the Rev. Lee Allen Pound. For more information, contact Angela Daniels at (225) 267-2765 or the Rev. Dwight Coston at (225) 276-3450.


  • THE LORD’S SUPPER: 11:30 a.m., New Charleston Baptist Church, 3534 Cottage St. (225) 634-5370.


  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.



  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Open Door Fellowship Life Center, 4415 Ave A. (225) 654-1000.


  • COMMUNITY BIBLE STUDY: 9:45 a.m., Plains Presbyterian Church, 22929 Old Scenic Highway. Community Bible Study begins a women’s class with the study of the Book of James and then the Book of Job. The semester runs through May 2. A 30-week course will be held in the fall. Women from all churches are invited to attend the two-hour classes. There also is a program for infants through preschool-age children. Registration is $35 per woman and $10 per child. Pre-registeration is encouraged. Women who are not registered can attend on Jan. 25 and Feb. 1. All children must be pre-registered. Call coordinator Wendy Critch at (225) 394-0188 or email For information on the national program, visit