Religion bulletins for May 23, 2015 _lowres




  • 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


  • 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 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.



  • THE DIPLOMAT QUARTET CONCERT: 7 p.m., Stevendale Baptist Church, 16545 Old Hammond Highway. Free, but donations accepted. (225) 275-4646.


Charity Christian Center’s Services : 9 a.m., 871 O’Neal Lane. (225) 272-8252.

Evening Worship Service: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Jacqueline Roberson will speak.

Family & Friends Pack-A-Pew Praise and Worship Celebration: 5 p.m., First Unity Church, 6262 McClelland Drive. Intercessory prayer begins at 4:45 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Ezra Shannon.

Homecoming Celebration: 11 a.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. Pastor Leroy Taylor will preach.

Pastor Anniversary: 8 a.m., New Home Family Worship Center, 3000 Tecumseh St. In celebration of Pastor Samuel R. Blake’s seventh year.

Pastor’s 5th Anniversary: 2 p.m., Greater Morning Star Baptist Church, 1002 Mavis Drive. The theme is “Defend the Grace of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.” The special guests will be the Rev. Rene F. Brown and Mount Zion First Baptist Church. (225) 761-7782.

Women’s Day Service: 7 a.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. Evangelist Keysha Dominique Richard will be the guest speaker.


BIBLE study and SNACK time: 6 p.m., TJ Jemison Baptist Student Center, 724 Harding Blvd. (225) 774-8924, (225) 615-4267 or


Noon Prayer: Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.

Wellness Wednesdays: 6 p.m., Berean Wellness and Community Support Center, 5100 Osborne Ave. The topics are “Healthy Families,” “Healthy Finances,” “Healthy Bodies,” “Healthy Spirits” and “Healthy Communities.” (225) 355-4444 or


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.

Saturday, May 30

  • RELATIONSHIP WORKSHOP: 8 a.m., New Gideon Baptist Church, 2542 Balis Drive. The theme for single women is “Blueprints to a Healthy Christian Relationship”; for single men, “How to Nurture the Nature of a Woman”; for couples “Making Marriage Work in Stormy Weather.” Singles, $20; couples, $30.

Sunday, May 31

  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 9 a.m., Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1101 Charles T. Smith Drive. The guest speaker will be the Rev. MacArthur Greensberry of the New Beginnings Outreach Ministry.
  • ANNUAL MEN’S DAY PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. The Rev. Donald Grim of St. Joseph Baptist Church will speak. Free.
  • RECOGNITION CEREMONY PROGRAM: 4 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Drive. The graduating class will receive their certificate in Christian Training and advanced certificate in Christian Training from Samford University Ministry Training Institute of Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Kevin Blackwell, director, will confer the certificates and the speaker for recognition ceremony will be the Rev. Fred Jeff Smith. (225) 772-0307.
  • EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Walter Dixon will speak.

Thursday, June 4

  • JOHN & MARIE BARNETT FREE WORSHIP NIGHT: 7 p.m., Vineyard Church of Baton Rouge, 16761 Tiger Bend Road. Free.

Friday, June 5

  • EVANGELISTIC RALLY - PRAYER SERVICE: 6 p.m., The Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. The prayer service will be followed by a musical. (225) 953-4238.

Saturday, June 6

  • EVANGELISTIC RALLY: 8 a.m., The Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. Pastor J. Bertell Davis Sr. will speak. There will be lunch, a choir performance and offerings of prayer and counseling. Free. (225) 953-4238.



Homecoming and Church Anniversary: Noon, The Fairview Baptist Church of Ethel, 5375 Greenbriar Road. In celebration of its 138th anniversary, Pastor Hoarce Early, Jr. and Hope Christian Church of Baton Rouge will be the special guests. (225) 955-3075.

  • PRAISE AND WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.



  • PENTECOST ADORATION AND MASS: 2:30 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, 15710 La. 16.



  • CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave. (225) 715-2135.

Friday, June 5

  • SAFE INTERACTIONS WITH POLICE: 6 p.m., Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1420 S. Darla Ave. Gonzales Police Chief Sherman Jackson will present.



  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 11 a.m., St. John Baptist Church, 4241 Mulatto Bend Road. In celebration of 143 years, the speaker will be the Rev. Oliver Washington Sr. of the New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church and the St. Peter Baptist Church. (225) 907-4389.



  • “FAVORITE FACES” ART EXHIBIT: River Community Church, 36367 Old Perkins Road. The artworks were submitted by members and friends of the church, both adults and children. Some are available for purchase. Through May 31. (225) 744-4367.


  • VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: River Community Church, 36367 Old Perkins Road. River Community Church is inviting all area children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade to participate in a vacation Bible school that will take them back in time to a marketplace in 29 A.D. During the week of June 8-12, from 9 a.m.-noon, children will be part of a tribe in Judea and experience first-hand stories from the Bible. (318) 416-3768, or



  • PENTECOST SUNDAY / FAMILY AND FRIEND DAY WORSHIP SERVICE: 2 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61 N. (225) 635-5422.
  • PACK-A-PEW: 2 p.m., Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 13219 Weaver Road. New Canaan and Magnolia Baptist Church Pastor Larry Pate Jr. will be the guest.



  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East. The guests will be the Rev. Marshall Hall and Beech Grove Baptist Church.

Miracle & Deliverance Service: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.

Worship Service: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.



  • BIBLE STUDY: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.