• ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: 11 a.m., Mount Zion Church, 2200 Dumaine St. “Standing on the Solid Rock” is the theme for the 127th anniversary. The Rev. Martin Johnson will be the guest speaker, with Janine Jackson as the guest soloist. (504) 283-3063.
  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. “Uncle Wayne” Daigrepont presents his special brand of entertaining and fun music full of surprises for piano and voice. (504) 670-2520.

Sunday through Tuesday

  • FATHER AND SON PREACHING EXPLOSION: 7 p.m., Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries, 4400 St. Charles Ave. Pastors Tom and Corey Watson preach Sunday, Dale Sanders Sr. and III preach Monday and the Rev. and Pastor Moses Gordon II and III preach Tuesday. Music will be presented by the choirs of Fifth African Baptist Church, Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church and Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries. (504) 899-4400.


  • ORGAN AND LABYRINTH AND CANDLELIGHT: 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. Music director Albinas Prizgintas performs classical to rock to pop on the 5,000-pipe organ. (504) 670-2520 or

Tuesdays through Dec. 8

  • MIND MATTERS: 10 a.m., Jewish Community Center, 5342 St. Charles Ave. Mental stimulation for adults over 50, plus reading, discussions, exercise and meditation. $160. (504) 897-0143.

Saturday, Oct. 3

  • COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELLNESS FAIR: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., All Saints Catholic Church, 1415 Teche St. Screenings and health information, plus flu shots for a nominal fee. (504) 361-8835.



  • “PRAYING FOR OUR ADULT SONS AND DAUGHTERS”: 9:30 a.m., Archdiocesan Spirituality Center, 2501 Maine Ave. Six-week course on the power of prayer when dealing with adult children, based on the book by John and Therese Boucher. Course $50. (504) 861-3254.


  • RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION FOR ADULTS: 7 p.m., St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 4317 Richland Ave. Courses on becoming or strengthening Catholic faith.


  • CATHOLICS RETURNING HOME: 7 p.m., St. Edward the Confessor Church Parish Center, 4921 W. Metairie Ave. The evangelization committee hosts a six-week program for those contemplating returning to their religious roots. (504) 888-0703.

Saturday through Friday, Oct. 3-9

  • GREATER NEW ORLEANS ROSARY CONGRESS: 2:30 p.m., St. Clement of Rome Church, 3978 W. Esplanade Ave. Weeklong gathering featuring continuous Eucharistic Adoration and hourly recitation of the rosary, plus special events. Masses, Divine Praises, Eucharistic Procession, Youth Mass, Healing Service, Hispanic Mass and Reflection Sessions are part of the program for the 25th annual event. (504) 508-7100.



  • ANGLICAN CHORAL EVENSONG: 5 p.m., Christ Church, 1534 Seventh St. Musical service honoring St. Matthew the Apostle. The Very Rev. Richard Easterling of St. George’s in New Orleans will officiate. Steven Comeaux will direct the chancel choir. (985) 643-4531.

YOUTH FEST: 5:30 p.m., St. Luke the Evangelist Family Life Center, 910 Cross Gates Blvd. Music, speakers and activities slated. The festival is free. Food will be available for less than $5. A coffee house will follow in the youth building at 9 p.m.


  • SUBSTANCE MINISTRY: 7 p.m., St. Margaret Mary Church Evangelization Center, 1050 Robert Blvd. Information fair open to anyone having issues with alcohol and drugs or those who have been affected by someone’s use. Resource tables, professionals and representatives will be available. (985) 707-7261.

Wednesdays through Dec. 2

  • REVELATION STUDY: 10 a.m., St. Margaret Mary Evangelization Center, 1050 Robert Blvd. Eleven-part Bible study by Jeff Calvins. Registration is requested. $25. (985) 643-9547


Sunday through Wednesday, Oct. 11-14

  • ST. PETER PARISH MISSION: 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. reconciliation Wednesday, 7 p.m. Mass Wednesday, St. Peter Parish, 125 E. 19th Ave. “Working Out Your Salvation” base on Philippians 2:12 will be presented by the Rev. Wade Menzes, CPM. (504) 220-4650.

Saturday, Oct. 10

  • SOUTHERN GOSPEL CONCERT: 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 8828 La. 23. The Allen Family will sing. (504) 394-1707.


Saturday, Sept. 26

  • CANCER AWARENESS RUN/WALK AND FALL FESTIVAL: 7 a.m. and 11 a.m., Montz Park, 100 Calcagno St. Providence Baptist Church #2 will sponsor a run/walk with a car show, arts and crafts, gospel and food, with a fall festival following. Race $10 adults, $5 youth. Park admission $5. (504) 559.8225 or (504) 202.5607.


Wednesdays through Oct. 28

  • SCRIPTURE 101: 10 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosarvyille Road. Scripture series by Sr. Joel Gubler. Old Testament through September, New Testament in October. RSVP. (225) 294-5039.