BAKER

Sunday

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

Wednesday

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

Friday

  • FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: 9 a.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; Women’s every second and fourth.

BATON ROUGE

Saturday

  • PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS RECOGNITION MASS: 4 p.m., St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs. All public safety officers, law enforcement officers, fire fighters and first responders will receive a blessing and recognition.

Sunday

  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 7 a.m., New Ark Baptist Church, 1344 Terrace St. The theme is “God’s Got a Blessing With Your Name on It,” with Pastor David Fergurson Sr.

pastor anniversary: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. Celebration of the Rev. Tommie N. Gipson Jr.’s 18th year as pastor. The Rev. Sterling Wrights, pastor of New Charleston Baptist Church and Beechum Grove of East Feliciana, will speak.

sunday school: 8 a.m., In His Hands Baptist Church, 8767 Gov. Clairborne Drive.

  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 871 O’Neal Lane. Pastored by Dr. Linda Bradford. Transportation provided. (225) 272-8259. tresiebmac@gmail.com.
  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 11 a.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Mayer Road. The service will be followed by fellowship food prepared by members.
  • YOUTH SUNDAY: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
  • HOMECOMING SERVICE: 2 p.m., Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 2585 Sherwood St. Special guest will be New Zorah Baptist Church, of Morgan City, and Pastor Terry Joseph.
  • TRUNK-OR-TREAT 2015: 4 p.m., St. John’s United Methodist Church, 9375 Highland Road. Join for food and trick-or-treating in a safe, family-friendly environment.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Gus Henderson will speak.
  • THE FIRST CHRISTMAS: 6 p.m., Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. “The First Christmas,” a best-seller by Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan, based on the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, is being taught Sundays and at 10 a.m. Mondays through November by the Rev. Joe Reggin, interim pastor of Broadmoor Presbyterian Church.

Monday-Friday

  • EBR MINISTER’S CONFERENCE ANNUAL REVIVAL: 7 p.m. nightly at the following churches: Monday — St. Luke Baptist Church, the Rev. Gus Washington, pastor; Tuesday — True Vine Baptist Church, the Rev. Antroy D. Gavin, pastor; Wednesday — Calvary Third Baptist Church, the Rev. Rodney Freeman, pastor; Thursday — Promised Land Baptist Church, the Rev. Perry Wrights Jr., pastor; Friday — Israelite Baptist Church, the Rev. Donald R. Sterling, pastor.

Monday

  • BUSINESSMEN’S STUDY: Noon, Christ in the City, 320 Third St. Bring lunch. The topic is “Treading Water in an Empty Pool.”

Tuesday

  • FREE TUTORING: 6 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian’s Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. Free tutoring for middle and high school students with qualified tutors. Those attending for the first time must have an ID and be accompanied by an adult. For information, call Mike Zobrist at (225) 336-4189

Wednesday

  • NOON PRAYER: Noon, Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 6 p.m. In His Hands Baptist Church, 8767 Government Claiborne Drive.
  • CHILDREN’S CHURCH: 7 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.

Thursday

  • WOMEN IN SPIRIT: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral Parish Hall, 412 North St. A nondenominational program for women seeking spiritual growth and sharing new and affirming perspectives on faith in everyday life. Angele Davis, a management consultant specializing in growth strategy development and management, will speak on “Journeys in Faith.” Save a seat by emailing sjwomeninspirit@aol.com of call (225) 387-5928.

Saturday, Oct. 31

  • ANGEL NIGHT OUT: 5 p.m., Baton Rouge Empowerment Foundatino 6749 Perimeter Drive. Ministering to youngsters and Halloween.

Sunday, Nov. 1

  • FALL FESTIVAL: Noon, Cross of Glory Lutheran Church, 5500 Stumberg Lane. Games and activities for children and adults. Meal provided. Pastor Steve Hahm, (225) 752-5503.
  • ALL SAINTS/ALL SOULS: 8 a.m., 10 a.m., Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral 412 North St. Before the 10 a.m. mass, Bishop Robert W. Muench will bless the graves of the deceased bishops of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, located on the cathedral grounds.
  • BLESSING OF THE GRAVES: 4 p.m. Highland Cemetery, Oxford Avenue off of Highland Road, just south of the gates of LSU. The Rev. Paul Counce will preside over the blessing. The public is invited to participate.

CENTRAL

Saturday

  • SATURDAY FUN DAYS: 10 a.m., Blackwater United Methodist Church, 10000 Blackwater Road. Games include golf, bowling, fishing, ring toss and hay rides. Baked goods and food booths will also be available. Families are welcome to wander through the pumpkin patch, take pictures and take home a pumpkin or two. $2. (225) 261-4646.

ETHEL

Sunday

  • PRAISE & WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. Brother Taisuke Gospel Choir, of Japan, will be guests. (225) 683-8119.

Tuesday-Thursday

  • REVIVAL: 7 p.m., Providence No. 2 Baptist Church, 3781 La. 19.

Sunday, Nov. 1

  • THE LORD’S SUPPER: 11 a.m. Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.
  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 1:30 p.m., Providence No. 2 Baptist Church, 3781 La. 19. Guest speaker for the church’s 100th anniversary celebration will be the Rev. Micheal Otkins.

GONZALES

Tuesday

  • CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave.

GROSSE TETE

Sunday

  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 10 a.m., New Light Baptist Church, 76765 Cedar St. The church celebrates its 120th anniversary. The Rev. Mark Elliot Lewis, of Moount Calvary Baptist Church in New Iberia, will speak.

JACKSON

Sunday

  • HOUR OF POWER: 8 a.m., Asphodel Baptist Church, 4091 La. 68. Worship services follows at 9 a.m.

LIVINGSTON

Sunday

  • HOMECOMING: 10:30 a.m., Colyell Baptist Church, 19524 La. 42.

REVIVAL: 6 P.M., COLYELL BAPTIST CHURCH, 19524 LA. 42. LYNN RODRIGUE WILL PREACH, AND JIM RICHARDSON WILL PROVIDE MUSIC.

NORWOOD

Sunday

  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 1 p.m., Antioch Baptist Church of Norwood. The Rev. Dr. Ted Major, of New Philadelphia Baptist Church, will speak.

PLAQUEMINE

Sunday

  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 7:30 a.m., Macedonia Baptist Church, 58210 Plaquemine St. The church celebrates its 152nd anniversary with Dr. Alphonso Brady, pastor of Mount Oilive Baptist Church in Mauvilla, Alabama, will be the guest speaker. At 3 p.m. guest speaker will be the Rev. Edward Joseph, pastor of St. Mary Baptist Church in Marrero.

PONCHATOULA

Sunday

  • CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF BATON ROUGE WORLD YOUTH DAY: Noon, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 255 N. 8th St. (225) 336-8751.

ST. FRANCISVILLE

Sunday

  • 24TH YEAR PASTOR’S APPRECIATION SERVICE:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color 8:30 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61 N.

SLAUGHTER

Sunday

  • MIRACLE & DELIVERANCE SERVICE: 9 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.; worship service at 10 a.m.

WORSHIP SERVICE: 11:30 A.M., ST. JAMES CHURCH, 10151 NOEL THOMAS LANE. PASTORED BY BISHOP CHRISTOPHER AND LADY ELEANOR HUDDLESTON. RUFUSFAITH@AOL.COM.

ZACHARY

Saturday, Oct. 31

  • ROCTOBER FEST: 4-6 p.m., The Rock Church, 20810 Plank Road. Entry fee is one bag of individually wrapped candy. Vendors are welcome. Call (225) 654-8925, ext. 213, to reserve a booth.

Sunday, Nov. 1

  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., Oak Grove Christian Center Church, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road. The church celebrates its 30th anniversary with guest speaker Pastor Robert Hawkins, of Crosby Union Baptist Church in Crosby, Mississippi.