Ability Awareness Training: 8:30 a.m. to noon, Crossroads Church, 1006 N. Oak St., Hammond, with Kay Lewis of Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, and Tara Hudgins, of the 1 on 1 ministry, leading a program about reaching out to people with disabilities and families of children with disabilities. Includes a continental breakfast.?

Wee-Peats Fall Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1255 Canal Blvd., Thibodaux, featuring used high-end children’s clothing, maternity clothing and gear, strollers, high chairs and other baby/children gear.

Benefit Program: 6 p.m., Ambassador For Christ Missionary Baptist Church, 977 N. 48th St., with the Little Angels, the Singing Angels, the Gospel Expressions and the Gospelettes performing.

LOUISIANA Messianic Congregations Havdalah Service: 6 p.m., The Gathering at Lifepoint Church, 24930 La 16, Denham Springs.


Youth Sunday: 7 a.m., New St. Luke Baptist Church, 538 South Blvd.

Women’s Day Program: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St., with the Rev. Constance Saizon as guest speaker.

Pastor’s 11th Anniversary: 8:15 a.m. and 2 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1901 Missouri St., in honor of the Rev. Ronald A. Sutton. The Rev. Lawrence D. Hardy will speak at the morning service. The Rev. Ricky E. Carter, of Lafayette, will speak in the afternoon.

Family and Friends Day: 9 a.m., New Gideon Baptist Church, 2542 Balis Drive, with the Rev. T. Alexander Knapp as guest minister.

Youth Day Service: 9 a.m., Rosedown Baptist Church, 12401 La 10, St Francisville.

The Spirituality in the Broadway Musical, “The Book of Mormon”: 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd., with Michael Dawkins as guest pianist.

10th Church Anniversary: 10:30 a.m., Faith Presbyterian Church, 12855 Old Hammond Highway, with the Rev. Jean Marie Peacock, of New Orleans, as speaker. A potluck lunch across the street at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association will follow the service.

Men’s Day Program: 11 a.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St., with the Rev. T. Lynn Robinson, of New Orleans, as guest speaker.

MEN AND WOMEN DAY PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Fairview Baptist Church, 1636 Braddock St., with Minister Darren Davis and Annie Mae Holmes as guest speakers.

Men Day Program: 11 a.m., First Baptist Church of Richmond Park, 3115 Newton St., with Kelvin Gray Sr. as speaker.

Pack -A- Pew Service: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. Gifts will be awarded to the member with the most guests in attendance.

Back to School Retreat: 11 a.m., Sherobee Baptist Church, 10064 Jones Vaugh Creek Road, Jackson, with Minister Emma Wood as guest speaker.

Men’s Day Program: 11 a.m., Neely United Methodist Church, 1755 Thomas H. Delpit Drive, with 1st Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry as guest speaker.

Usher’s Anniversary: 11:30 a.m., St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane, Slaughter.

‘70s Fashion Show: 11:30 a.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road, Clinton.

MISSIONARY Presentation: noon, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2021 Tara Blvd., geologist Joe Troester will discuss efforts to provide clean drinking water to villages in Central African Republic by using “spring boxes” to filter water flowing out of ravines.

156TH Church Anniversary: 2 p.m., Pine Grove Baptist Church, 6670 La 412, Slaughter, with the Rev. Steven Beckham and the Church of Life Fellowship as guests.

Fall Semester Orientation: 2 p.m., The Ministry of Love School of Ministry, 5956 Hooper Road. Classes will begin Tuesday. (225) 356-271.

Back-to-School Rally: 3 p.m., Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church, 50311 La. 16, Denham Springs.

94TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., Richardson Chapel Church of God in Christ, 731 W. K. Gordon St., with Elder Ken Watson as guest speaker for this Founder’s Day and Family and Friends Day celebration.

Service of Consecration: 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd., in honor of the opening of a new $7 million youth building and conference center. Building tours will follow the service.

Family And Friends Day: 4 p.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. with the Rev. Rodney Freeman as guest speaker.

DivorceCare Support Group FIRST Meeting: 4:30 p.m., Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, 15447 Old Hammond Highway. $15 to cover the workbook. (337) 456-6106.


Holiness: a Life Style Change: 7 p.m., Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 865 Hatchell Lane, Denham Springs, with music from Lupe’ Lamadrid and Lori Layman. Continues at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

InterDenominational International Fellowship meeting: 7 p.m., One True Vine Church, 24421 La. 1, Plaquemine, a monthly gathering.

Revival Services: 7 p.m., Little Rock Baptist Church, 7191 La. 1, Morganza. Continues nightly through Friday.


Nights of Rejuvenation: 7 p.m., Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 10115 Gonzales Road, St Francisville. Continues nightly with the Rev. Robert Scott Jr. as Wednesday’s speaker and the Rev. David Thomas Jr. as Thursday’s speaker.


Single Adult Friends Encourage Meeting: 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2200 Rue Denise, Hammond, a night of open discussion with testimonies, music and fun for singles ages 50 years and older. (985) 340-3015.


Women of Unity Conference: 7 p.m., Greater St. Paul Baptist Church, 3711 La. 1, Port Allen. Continues at 9 a.m. Aug. 20. $20.

Single Moms Fall KickOff Event: 7 p.m., Healing Place Church, 19202 Highland Road, with Jennifer Barnes Maggio, author of “Overwhelmed: The Life of a Single Mom,” as speaker.

86th Choir Anniversary: 7 p.m., New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 650 Blount Road, with Greater Beach Grove Baptist Church members as guests.

Aug. 20

LITURGICAL AND MINE SHOW: 6:45 p.m., New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 650 Blount Road.

LIGHTHOUSE SINGERS 30th ANNIVERSARY: 7 p.m., McKowen Missionary Baptist Church, 1255 Louise St., featuring other performing groups such as the Williams Family, the Veal Brothers and the True Believers with Teddy Cross.


PRAYER CONFERENCE: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 27, Parc 73 Reception Center, 14378 La. 73, Prairieville, sponsored by Daughters of Zion Ministry. $50. Register by Friday. (225) 252-7884.

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY: 4:45 p.m. Sunday, Healing Place Church, 19202 Highland Road. Dave Ramsey’s video course on managing money continues for 13 weeks. Contact Marina Boyd at (225) 753-2273.