VACATION Bible School FAMILY CELEBRATION: 9 a.m. to noon, Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway.

Prayer Breakfast: 9 a.m., Mount Gillion Baptist Church, 346 E. Buchanan St., with Samantha Robinson as guest speaker.

HEALTH FAIR: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gloryland Baptist Church Glory Center, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road. with vendors, various free screenings and tests, children’s activities and such sessions as Ask the Doctor with Dr. Rani Whitfield, Dr. Andrea Brown, Dr. Naysha Warner, Dr. Albert Sam and Dr. Garland Green.

Tailgating with Jesus: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Greater Beach Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5352 Ford St., with food and games.

Visit from First Love Missionary Baptist Church: 10 a.m., Northridge Care Center, 3612 Baker Blvd., Baker, with the Rev. Frank Rideau, Jr. as speaker.

Bible Institute FALL Registration: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Meyer Road.

Clothes and School Supplies Give-Away: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., West Feliciana Parish Parks and Recreation, 10166 West Feliciana Parkway, St. Francisville, sponsored by the Daughters of Zion. There will also be refreshments.

“Fiddler on the Roof”: 2:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2200 Rue Denise, Hammond.

Pastor Banquet: 4 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive, in honor of the Rev. Henry J. Brown, pastor of Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church. $30.

Dynamic Worship Liturgical Dance Competition: 5 p.m., La Bella Banquet Hall, 7607 Tom Drive.

Countdown 2012 Bible Prophesy Conference: 7 p.m., Berean Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Center, 4555 Fairfields Ave. Continues nightly except Mondays and Thursdays through Aug. 6.


YOUTH CONFERENCE: 8 a.m., Gloryland Baptist Church Glory Center, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road, with the Rev. Ronnie Crockett, of New Orleans, as speaker.

Poems, Prayers, and Promises: 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd., with the Rev. Earle Ramsdell as pulpit guest.

Homecoming, Family & Friend Day: 11 a.m., Greater Beach Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5352 Ford St., with the Rev. Donald Robertson Sr. and the Greater Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church as guests.

100th Church Anniversary: 11 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St., with the Rev. Gary McNealy, of Clewiston, Fla., as guest speaker.

COMMUNION SERVICE: 11 a.m., New Beach Grove Baptist Church, 4420 Crown St.

Holy Communion Service: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive.

142ND Church Anniversary: 11 a.m., Sherobee Baptist Church, 10064 Jones Vaugh Creek Road, Jackson, with the Rev. Melvin Carter as guest speaker.

The Lord’s Supper: 11:30 a.m., St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane, Slaughter. Wear white.

75th Church Anniversary: 2 p.m., Christ Baptist Church, 6623 U.S. 190 W., Port Allen, with the Rev. Nelson Shaw as guest speaker.

Church Anniversary Program: 2 p.m., New Philadelphia Baptist Church, 9027 Sanford Lane, Slaughter.

121st Church Anniversary: 2:30 p.m., The Greater Oak Grove Baptist Church, 23595 Plank Road, Zachary, with the Rev. Robert H. Joseph and the King’s Children Full Gospel Church as guests.

Men and Women Day: 3 p.m., Hughes United Methodist Church, 802 N. 38th St.

Pastor’s Eighth year Appreciation: 3 p.m., Oak Grove Baptist Church No. 1, 8755 Port Hudson Pride Road, Zachary, in honor of Bishop Oren Ruth Sr. with the Rev. Charles Allen Sr. as guest speaker.

Family and Friends Day: 5 p.m., Hosanna Ministries Church of God In Christ, 4184 Billops St., with the Rev. John Moore and the St. Paul Church of God in Christ of Blairstown as guests.

Vacation Bible School: 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Hometown Nazareth, Where Jesus Was a Kid, is for all ages and continues through Wednesday with dinner served at 5:30 p.m. nightly. $10.

Joint Summer Revival: 7 p.m., Rasberry Baptist Church No. 2, 3873 La. 966, St. Francisville. Continues nightly through Friday with Independence, Mount Pilgrim and Sage Hill Baptist churches also sponsoring.


Vacation Bible schools

--8:30 a.m. to noon, Life Fellowship Community Church, 2671 La. 306, Des Allemands. Continues daily through Friday with a commencement service at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

--6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. Panda Mania: Where God Is Wild About You continues nightly through Friday for ages 4 and older. (225) 344-3553.

--6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. Continues nightly through Wednesday.

--6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road, Clinton. Continues nightly through Friday.

--6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., St. Mark Missionary Baptist, 5956 La. 19, Ethel. Continues nightly through Friday with transportation available.

REVIVAL: 7 p.m., Sherobee Baptist Church, 10064 Jones Vaugh Creek Road, Jackson.



--7 p.m., McKowen Baptist Church, 7325 Jones Connell Road, Jackson, with the Rev. Donald R. Turner and the Bethlehem Baptist Church as guests. Continues nightly through Thursday.

--7 p.m., Pine Grove Baptist Church, 6670 La. 412, Slaughter, with nightly services through Thursday and the Rev. Dale Sanders, of New Orleans, as guest revivalist.


Summer Sounds: 7 p.m., Saint James Episcopal Church, 205 N. Fourth St., sponsored by the St. James Center for Spiritual Development and featuring the Heart Voice Trio — Marie Flowers, Helen Hoffpauir and Cathy McManus — for a program of Delta blues, jazz and gospel. $10. College students get in free with ID. (225) 387-5147.


Single Adult Friends Encourage Meeting: 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2200 Rue Denise, Hammond. Singles ages 50 and older should bring board games for game night in the church’s Ciruti Fellowship Hall. (985) 340-3015.


ONE DAY Revival: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of Richmond Park, 3115 Newton St.

Gospel Cafe Freestyle Friday: 7 p.m., The Life Church, 8731 Greenwell Springs Road, featuring Komplete, Nicholas Menina and DJ Eazy. $5 of school supplies or a kids uniform to go toward our Back to School Bash.

July 23

Health Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 E. Myrtle Drive, Baker, with free medical screening tests, give-a-ways and food. (225) 205-9585.

A Vision for Provision: Feeding God’s People: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 575 Education St., with lunch served to the less fortunate.

One-cent movie: noon to 2 p.m., Faith Presbyterian Church, 12855 Old Hammond Highway. This showing of “Meet The Robinsons” for admission of one penny will include popcorn and fruit punch for all ages, but children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult. (225) 275-7393.

GOSPEL CONCERT: 7 p.m., Greater New Zion Baptist Church, 13408 Elm St., Norwood, featuring the Lighthouse Gospel Singers and Lighthouse Singers, both of Baton Rouge, and the Veal Brothers, of Gloster, Miss.


PEACEFUL MIND AND BODY RETREAT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: 8:30 a.m. July 29 through 4 p.m. July 31, Tam Bao Meditation Center, 975 Monterrey Blvd., with Abbot Thich Dao Quang, Buddhist monk and professional counselor, leading this interfaith event for young people ages 12 to 20. Some activities are also open to parents of attendees.