• PRAYER BREAKFAST: 9 a.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd. Guest speakers will be Co-pastor Celeste Bean Payne, of Impact Christian Center; Minister Aldina Jackson and Minister Mary Bessie. Reservations required. (225) 300-4528 or
  • PRAYER WALK 3.3 MILE: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Flannery Road Park, 801 Flannery Road. Travail 6 33 R.E.F.U.G.E. 3.3-mile Prayer Walk. $26 adults, $14 children, $4 pets. Cost includes shirt and food.
  • FALL BRUNCH AND BIBLE STUDY: 10 a.m., Resurrection Life Family Ministries, 722 N. Carrollton Ave. Priscilla Shirer, author and Bible study teacher, will speak via video. Reservations required. (225) 925-8233 or
  • CHOIR ANNIVERSARY: 6:30 p.m., Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, 2111 North St. FCBC’s Mass Choir 47th year choir anniversary.


  • GUEST PREACHER: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Vic Hammond, of Chicago, will be the guest preacher in the church where he grew up.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 11 a.m., The Metropolitan Community Church of Baton Rouge, 7747 Tom Drive. (225) 248-0404.


  • SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. A video/discussion meeting facilitated by John Westbrook. (225) 768-8863.
  • PROPHECY BIBLE STUDY: 7 p.m., The Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave.
  • 100 TURKEY GIVE-A-WAY: 7 p.m., Higher Ground Outreach Church, 3730 N. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Registration required. (225) 273-6115.


  • THANKSGIVING EVE MASS: 5 p.m., St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St. A traditional blessing of bread and wine is offered. Bring the bread and wine you plan to serve the next day to place it before Mass on the special table near the sanctuary.
  • THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Mark United Methodist Church, 6217 Glen Oaks Drive. The Rev. Derrick Hills will preside. (225) 357-6150.


  • THANKSGIVING SERVICE: 8 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Music will be by the Mass Choir. (225) 775-2740.

Sunday, Nov. 30

  • MISSION MINISTRY PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Emma Woods will preside. (225) 937-1159.
  • HANGING OF THE GREENS: 5 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. A chili cook-off will follow. (225) 752-2903.

Wednesday, Dec. 3

  • MIDWEEK COMMUNION SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Worship, scriptures, silence for reflection, prayer and music. Childcare provided. (225) 752-5059.

Thursday, Dec. 4

  • BATON ROUGE AGLOW COMMUNITY LIGHTHOUSE: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd. AGLOW International, a worldwide trans-denominational ministry will present. Free.

Saturday, Dec. 6

  • ADVENT RETREAT: 9 a.m., St. Joseph Spirituality Center, 3080 Kleinert Ave. The program will be presented by Sister Lucy Silvio, CSJ. It will begin in the chapel and end with lunch in the Community Room. Bring Bible and paper. Registration is required. $50. (225) 383-3349 or
  • “JUST BELIEVE!” CHILDREN’S MUSICAL: 5:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Childcare provided. Free. (225) 752-2903 or



  • GO MINISTRIES: 7 p.m., Glory of God Worship Center, 1114 Rodeo Drive. (225) 791-4464 or



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


Monday, Dec. 1

  • LEARN BASIC BIBLICAL HEBREW: 7 p.m., Greenwell Springs Baptist Church, 19421 Greenwell Springs Road. Learn to read and write Hebrew with Buz Tremé. 13-week course. $250.



  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 9:45 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. In celebration of 146 years, the theme is “The Church Empowerment for This Season.” Special guest will be the Rev. Shannon J. Warner and the Macedonia Baptist Church of Plaquemine. Special music will be provided by the Sanctuary Choir under the direction of Hurshell L. Hunt.


  • IBERVILLE PARISH CHOIR REHEARSAL: 7 p.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. The Iberville Parish Choir will begin its series of rehearsals for the “Sounds of Christmas” concert. All members are asked to attend, and new members are welcome.



  • CENTERING PRAYER: 7 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A method designed to facilitate the development of contemplative prayer. It is an attempt to present the teaching of earlier times in an updated form. Free. (225) 294-5039.

Monday, Dec. 1

  • TAIZE PRAYER SERVICE: 7 p.m. Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A meditative Taize’ worship which promotes the serenity in all who take part in it. The prayer consists of music, Scripture readings and reflection. The candlelight service, beginning and ending in silence, fosters the participation of all present by focusing and deepening faith through the power of prayer.


Dec. 5-7

  • WALK THRU BETHLEHEM TOWN: 6:30 p.m. and every 15 minutes afterwards until 8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church at Grace Point, 474 N. Jefferson Ave. “Walk Thru Bethlehem Town on the Night Jesus was Born.” Free and open to everyone.


Sunday, Nov. 30

  • “THOSE PREACHING WOMEN”: 2:30 p.m., Greater Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, 32425 Bowie St. Pastor Louis C. Askins will present the program.