RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS WOMEN’S GROUP: 6 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1. A support group for women seeking spiritual freedom from destructive habits. (225) 776-1652 or facebook.com/recoverysupportaddis.
RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS MEN’S GROUP: 7 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1 South. A support group for men seeking spiritual freedom from strongholds. (225) 218-5630 or churchataddis.com/mens-recovery-support/.
SERVICES: 11 a.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Worship service at 11 a.m., Hour of Power Prayer at 6:30 p.m. and Bible Study at 7:30 p.m.
FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship on first and third Fridays; women’s on second and fourth Fridays.
FESTIVAL OF TWO RIVERS: St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road. Food, live entertainment, runs, rides, games, crafts, a poker run and a raffle for $1,000. (225) 261-4650 or FestivalofTwoRivers.com.
GROWING KIDS GOD’S WAY: 9 a.m., Grace Life Fellowship, 10210 Barringer Foreman Road. The conference is for parents of preschoolers through teens. It provides parents and grandparents hope, encouragement and practical instruction in their duty of raising morally responsible and biblically responsive children. Snacks provided. $10. (225) 769-8844 or Gracelifefellowship.org/events/event-registration.
YOUTH BIBLE STUDY & VBS PARADE: 10 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. Featuring Kenneth Beasley.
ANNIVERSARY: Noon, Anna T. Jordan BREC Park, 1750 Stilt St. In celebration of the True Vine Baptist Church’s 83rd anniversary. There will be a picnic and the church’s basketball team will challenge the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office to a game. (225) 775-9496.
CHILDREN’S CHORUS: 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 529 Convention St. The Greater Baton Rouge Children’s Chorus will present “Once Upon a Time,” a musical incorporating stories from “Peter Pan,” “Winnie the Pooh” and “Alice in Wonderland.” Free, but donations are welcome. greaterbrchildrenschorus.org.
SERVICES: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 8710 O’Neal Lane. (225) 272-8252.
ANNIVERSARY: 11 a.m., The True Vine Baptist Church, 905 Grebe St. In celebration of the church’s 83rd anniversary, the Rev. Alphonso Bowen, of The Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Butler, Alabama, will speak.
PEW RALLY: 3 p.m., Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 2585 Sherwood St. The Rev. Terry Joseph and the congregation of New Zorah Baptist Church will be the guests for the annual Pew Rally.
WORSHIP SERVICE: 6 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist CHurch, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Robert Ware will preach the evening worship service.
URSING HOME VISIT: 10 a.m., Heritage House Manor, 1335 Wooddale Blvd. Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church Mission Ministry with the Rev. Emma Woods will visit. The Rev. Manley Metoyer will speak.
WORSHIP SERVICES: 7 a.m., St. John’s United Methodist Church, 9375 Highland Road. A half-hour service reserved for quiet time, prayer, worship and the Eucharist. (225) 766-4594 or stjohnsbr.org/news&events.
GRIEFSHARE: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. A 13-week grief support/seminar program of First Baptist Church of Baton Rouge. Open to anyone who has experienced the loss through death of someone close. Free. (225) 768-8863.
PRAYER GATHERING: Noon, State Capitol Senate Chamber. A National Day of Prayer Gathering. Gov. Bobby Jindal is expected to attend.
EBRP WOMAN’S AUXILIARY MONTHLY MEETING: 3 p.m., Greater Beach Grove Baptist Church, 5352 Ford St. New members are welcome.
HOLY SPIRIT SEMINAR: 7 p.m., Charity Christian Center/ Pastor Linda Bradford, 871 O’Neal Lane. Anointed praise and worship followed by a dynamic teaching on being filled with the Holy Spirit. Free. (225) 272-8252 email@example.com.
CLOTHING AND MEAL GIVE-A-WAY: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343. W. Buchanan St. The church’s Helping Hand Ministry will be giving away a hot meal and clothing.
Saturday, May 9
PRE-MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION: Noon, Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, La. 67 (Liberty Road). The East Feliciana Male Chorus will present the program.
Sunday, May 10
MOTHER’S DAY SERVICE: 11:30 a.m., St. John Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. “Mother, Standing at the Foot of the Cross,” a Mother’s Day recognition service will be held.
Sunday, May 3
THE LORD’S SUPPER: 11 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. Free. (225) 683-8119.
PROPHETIC INTERCESSION & HEALING SERVICE: 7 p.m., Enlighten Fellowship Northshore, 620 N. Morrison Blvd., Suite B. (504) 453-6122. enlightenfellowshipchurch.com.
Sunday, May 10
45TH-YEAR SENIOR RECOGNITION DAY SERVICE: 11 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. (225) 687-2506 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, May 2
DOMINICAN LAITY 2015 RETREAT: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. The 2015 Sister Veronica Dominican Laity Retreat will be facilitated by the Rev. Brian Pierce. The theme of the retreat is “Lectio Divina in Dominican Life.” Costs for the two-night stay with meals are $170; $140 for double occupancy; $70 for commuters. Donations will also be solicited for the Retreat Master stipend and other expenses. (225) 294-5039 email@example.com.
Thursday, May 7
A DAY OF PRAYER FOR WOMEN & MOTHERS: 8:30 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. “A Journey with Mary: Exploring Key Scenes in Mary’s Life Drawn from the Mysteries of the Rosary” led by Marie Louise Guste Nix, poet and author of “Being There: Reflections from the Scenes of the Mysteries of the Rosary.” $35, lunch included. (225) 294-5039 or rosaryvillela.com.
Saturday, May 9
NUN RUN 5K, RACE LIKE NUN OTHER: 8:30 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Wear your most creative nun outfit and come out for the trail run through Rosaryville’s grounds. The Fun Run will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K Trail Run starts at 9 a.m. Registration will be inside of Kateri Hall and fellowship and food will be behind Kateri at the pavilion. (225) 294-5039 or rosaryvillela.com.
Wednesday, May 13
ROSARY FOR PEACE: 6 p.m. Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. (985) 222-5922 firstname.lastname@example.org.
BIBLE STUDY: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.
Sunday, May 3
ORDINATION SERVICES: 3:30 p.m., Redwood Baptist Church, 6480 McHost Road. Ordination services for Minister DayShawn K. Harris. The Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association will conduct the service.