• WESTSIDE MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION: The annual session of the Westside Missionary Baptist Association is underway through June 12 at St. Mary Baptist Church, 6223 Sixth St., Marrero. The Rev. Edward Joseph III is pastor. The Deaconess Ministry will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. J.L. Hampston is president and moderator, and Robert Jean Chestnutt is deaconess president.
  • FRESH DISCOVERIES OF GOD: The Rev. Simeon Gallagher will lead a preached silent retreat for women only, with the theme “Finding Afresh the God of Our Longing,” June 10-12 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. The cost of the retreat is $350; the minimum offering is $225. For information or to register, visit retreats.arch-no.org or call (504) 267-9604.
  • MAGNIFICAT BREAKFAST: Magnificat Metairie, a ministry to Catholic women, is sponsoring a breakfast at 9 a.m. June 11 in the Chateau Ballroom on the 16th floor of the Landmark Hotel, 2601 Severn Ave., Metairie. The guest speaker will be Grace Marie Rose, director of family life and youth ministry at St. Pius X Parish. The cost is $20. Checks may be mailed to Magnificat Metairie, 1005 Maryland Ave., Kenner, LA 70062.
  • CHRISTIAN WOMEN ROCK: Sally-Ann Roberts, of WWL-TV, will be the keynote speaker at a Christian Women Rock conference beginning at 9 a.m. June 11 at Deliverance Missionary Baptist Church, 6122 Hayne Blvd., New Orleans. Mini-sessions will address vital topics in the daily and spiritual lives of women. For information, call (504) 241-9926.
  • ORGAN RECITAL: Jieun Yun, organist for Christ Lutheran Church, will present a free organ recital at 3 p.m. June 12, at the church, 3300 Jupiter Drive, Chalmette. Jieun, who is originally from South Korea, is studying for doctorate of music arts in organ performance at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
  • GOSPEL EXPLOSION: Corpus Christi Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary with Gospel Explosion 2016, June 12-19 at the church, 2022 St. Bernard Ave., New Orleans. On June 12, Father Peter Weiss will lead services at 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m., and there will be Exposition of the Eucharist following 10 a.m. Mass until 6:30 p.m. There will be Adoration daily from 7:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. June 13-17, with reflections from Father Henry Davis and Father David Begany at 5:30 p.m. Revival speakers will be the Rev. Michael K. Saah Buckman at 6:30 p.m. June 15, the Rev. Rodney Armstrong at 6:30 p.m. June 16, the Rev. Charles Andrus at 6:30 p.m. June 17, the Rev. Howard Byrd at 4 p.m. June 18, the Rev. Henry Davis at 7:30 a.m. June 19 and Bishop Ferdinand Cheri at 10 a.m. June 19. The church phone number is (504) 945-8931.
  • MARRERO VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: First Baptist Church Marrero will hold vacation Bible school for children from prekindergarten through fifth grade from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 13-17 at the church, 4001 7th St., Marrero. The classes, with a theme of “Cave Quest,” will encourage children to explore what it means to follow Jesus through dark times. To register, visit FBCMarrero.com or call (504) 340-7175.
  • GRIEF GROUP: A grief group will meet at 5:30 p.m. June 15 at the Archdiocese of New Orleans Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie. For information, call (504) 267-9604.
  • ST. PETER AME CHURCH: The Laymen’s Organization of St. Peter African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1201 Cadiz St., New Orleans, will hold revival services at 7 p.m. June 15-17. The theme is “There is Power in the Word.” There will be dynamic preaching and anointed inspirational singing. The Rev. Russell Obee Sr. is pastor, and Sister Gloria Johnson is president of the lay organization. For information, call (504) 710-7758.
  • COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC SCHOOL COOPERATIVE CLUBS: Fern Carr was recently elected president of the Council of Catholic School Cooperative Clubs for the 2016-18 term. The other officers are Roxanne Valenti, first vice president; Michele Burke, second vice president; Kim Simon, treasurer; Judith Nussbaum, corresponding secretary; Vicky Smith, recording secretary; and Paula Hux, immediate past president. The mission of the council is to pool resources in the interest of Catholic education in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. For information, contact Carr at (504) 837-2790 or at flcarr@cox.net.
  • OUR LADY OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE PARISH: Our Lady of Divine Providence Parish in Metairie recently recognized two parishioners, Ray and Nada Vath, who received the St. Louis Award for extraordinary service to the parish. The recognition event also included past award recipients from Our Lady of Divine Providence and St. Lawrence the Martyr.