HOLY WEEK: Holy Week services at St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan, include Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m. Thursday; Good Friday at 7 p.m.; an Easter sunrise service at 6:30 a.m. Sunday on the levee across from Ormond Plantation, 13786 River Road, Destrehan; and Easter church services featuring the choir and praise band at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. March 27.
RISE UP WITH JESUS: A fun, family-focused Easter program will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at St. Charles United Methodist Church, 1905 Ormond Blvd., Destrehan. Families will travel through engaging, station-based adventures involving games, activities, crafts and an interactive drama, all the while discovering more about Jesus’ final days on Earth. For information, call (985) 764-8292. To register, visit www.stcharlesumc.com.
PRAYER-A-THON: Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorGreater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church will hold a Prayer-a-thon from 9 a.m. to noon Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorSaturday at the church, 2126 Simon Bolivar Ave., New Orleans. The theme will be “Unleashing the Prayer Warrior in the Community.” For information, call (504) 428-8374.
TENT REVIVAL: St. Raymond-St. Leo the Great Catholic Church will hold a tent revival April 3-6 at Hunter’s Field, 1600 N. Claiborne Ave., New Orleans. The event will feature live gospel music, liturgical dancing and homilies led by the Rev. Anthony M. Bozeman. Free health screenings and voter-registration booths will also be available.
BLACK CATHOLIC STUDIES: Shawnee Daniels-Sykes and Jeremy V. Cruz will present lectures as part of the Sister Eva Regina Martin Lecture, “A Dialogue in Black & Brown,” at 7 p.m. April 6 in the Qatar Pharmacy Pavilion Auditorium at Xavier University, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans. Daniels-Sykes will speak on “Death Shrines as Memorial Acclamations: Black Lives Matter, Gone but not Forgotten.” Cruz will speak on “Recognizing the Brutalized Image of God: Latino Racism, Undocumented Blacks, and Empire’s Collateral Damage.” For information, call the office of the Xavier Institute for Black Catholic Studies at (504) 520-7691.
CATHOLICS RETURNING HOME: Inactive Catholics who are contemplating returning to their religious roots will find information and fellowship at a six-week Catholics Returning Home program that will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays from April 7 through May 12 in the parish center at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 4921 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie. For information, call the Parish Office at (504) 888-0703.