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Baton Rouge

Saturday, Feb. 9 

Prayer Line: 8:15 a.m. Tuesdays, Fridays; noon Wednesdays. The Word Church Prayer line offers prayer, exhortation, Bible teaching and health tips. Call (218) 548-2846, passcode 562160#.

Sunday, Feb. 11

Black History Program: 7 a.m., New St. Luke Baptist Church, 538 South Blvd. Judge John Michael Guidry will speak.

Black History Program: 7 a.m., Little Risen Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak. 

Service: 7:30 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 7305 Harry Drive. (225) 927-4035.

Pastor Appreciation: 8 a.m., Redeemed of the Lord Ministry, 9130 Scenic Highway. Roderick Cain, pastor, will be honored. Bishop Christopher Huddleston, of the St. James Church of Slaughter, will speak.

Black History Program: 9 a.m., Friendship Chapel Baptist Church, 2111 North St. Judge John Michael Guidry will speak.

Sunday School: 9 a.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. Worship service at 11 a.m. (225) 344-1743.

Intercessory Prayer & Youth Christian Education: 9:15 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Sunday School & New Members' Class: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. The Lord's Supper at 11 a.m. (225) 358-7772.

Sunday School: 9:45 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. Men's Day of Service at 11 a.m. (225) 775-2343.

Service: 10 a.m., The Church of Scientology Mission of Baton Rouge, 9716 Airline Highway. (225) 928-7804. 

Bluegrass Mass: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 12663 Perkins Road. Members of Brothers Bear band will join the choir for the service. A reception will follow in the parish hall. Free and open to everyone. saintmargarets.com.

Senior Safety: 10 a.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. Baton Rouge Police Cpl. Terrance Nolan will offer safety tips for seniors when God's Emissaries for Mission Service meets. Handouts and light refreshments will be available.

Holy Communion: 10:30 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Service: 10:30 p.m., Purpose Church, 124 N. Third St. In addition to its regular service, Purpose Kids provides a fun and energetic service for children from birth to fifth grade. PurposeChurch.co or @PurposeChurchLA on social media.

Service: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. 

Service: 11 a.m., Campus of Camelot College, 2618 Wooddale Blvd. Join Power in the Word World Ministries with Ronnie L. Williams, pastor. pwwm.org.

Anniversary: 4 p.m., Any Occasion Banquet Hall, 10565 Florida Blvd. Join the Williams Singers of Baton Rouge for their 18th anniversary with Sons of Christ, the Rev. Charlie Fisher Sr. and the Fisher Cavaliers, The Legendary Lighthouse gospel singers and other special guests. 

Founder's Day Pew Rally Fellowship: 4 p.m., Greater Greene Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1232 N. 32nd St. The Rt. Rev. Stafford J.N. Wicker, presiding bishop of the 18th Episcopal District African Methodist Church, will speak. The public is invited.

Tuesday, Feb. 13

Bible Study: 7 p.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. (225) 344-1743. 

Wednesday, Feb. 14

Bible Study: 10 a.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. (225) 344-1743.

Bible Study: Noon, Greater King David Baptist Church, 7305 Harry Drive. (225) 927-4035.

Woman's Auxiliary Meeting: 3 p.m., 1252 N. Acadian Thruway E. East Baton Rouge Parish Woman's Auxiliary Fellowship Celebration with the Rev. Conway Knighten, pastor. Each member is asked to bring a dish to share. For more information, call Sister Dorothy Payne, chairwoman, at (225) 933-8212.

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. (225) 775-2343.

Ash Wednesday Service: 6:30 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The Revs. Ted and Judy Roeling will officiate. For transportation, call the church office at (225) 924-4271.

Midweek Service: 7 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Bible study and children's church. (225) 358-7772.

Bible Study: 7 p.m., Campus of Camelot College, 2618 Wooddale Blvd. Join Power in the Word World Ministries with Ronnie L. Williams, pastor. pwwm.org.

Thursday, Feb. 15

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Friday, Feb. 16

Musical: 7 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. A pre-anniversary musical in honor of the Rev. Earnest Thibodaux. All are invited.

Saturday, Feb. 17

Free Health Screening: 8:30 a.m. to noon, Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Free kidney screenings, which you should have if you are 18 or older and have one or more of the following: diabetes, high blood pressure or a parent, grandparent, brother or sister with these conditions or kidney disease. Free urine and blood test for kidney function, glucose and protein, blood pressure and BMI. Educational information will be available. Fasting not required. Appointments required. Call (504) 861-4500 or (800) 462-3694.

Prayer Brunch: 10 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. Wisdom Speakers first Prayer Brunch. The Rev. Manley Metoyer will speak. Donation $7. For more information, call the Rev. Emma Woods at (225) 937-1159.

Youth Day: 11 a.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields. The Youth and Young Adults Ministry will observe Youth Day. Co-youth leader Mark McCarter will speak. 

Show: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Martin Luther King Christian Academy, 4295 Prescott Court. The ministry will host a "Kings and Queens of Africa" style show. Refreshments will be served. A $5 donation is requested. Area residents can participate in the African attire style show. Saturday is the deadline to sign up by calling the church at (225) 356-4052. Please leave a message for youth leader Roquel McCarter.

Feb. 17-18

Celebration: 6 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. An anniversary celebration for Sister Shirley Johnson & The Gospel Determinators. Special guest will be Brother Jermaine Hawkins and The Harvey Spirituals and others.

Sunday, Feb. 18

Wall of Fame: 7 a.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. The church will hold its 15th Annual African-American Wall of Fame Service. East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome will be inducted. Special music will be by the sanctuary choir. A brunch will follow in the fellowship hall.

Young People's Worship Service: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak for the Black History Month Program.

Counselor Training: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 445 Marquette Ave. This training will prepare religious emblem counselors to work with Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and American Heritage Girls. Additional information, including application, is available at info.ccosbr.net. For more information, contact Kathy Gora at (225) 266-9001. 

Anniversary: 6 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Service honoring the Rev. Earnest Thibodaux. pastor.

Feb. 19-23

Busy Person Retreat: Offered by the St. Joseph Spirituality Center. The at-home retreat is designed to renew and refresh your spirit amid daily life. Participants commit to 30 minutes of daily prayer and meeting with a spiritual director for 30 minutes at a time that fits the participant's schedule. For details and to register, call (225) 383-3349 or email dianne@stjocenter.org. Cost is $100.

Thursday, Feb. 22

Women in Spirit: Noon, St. Joseph's Cathedral, Parish Hall, 412 Main St. The Rev. Tom Clark, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church, will speak on “Come and You Will See (John 1:39).” Women in Spirit is an interfaith program for women seeking spiritual renewal. Complimentary light lunch will be served. To RSVP, email wis@cathedralbr.org or call (225) 387-5928.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Event: 3 p.m., Gloryland Baptist Church, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road. The documentary "Thummin and URIM" by Odell Wilmer Jr., based on a true story of deliverance from addiction of drugs and incarceration, will be shown. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. (225) 226-5993.

Musical Performance: 6 p.m., The Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. The church Mass Choir will host a "Trip Down Memory Lane Musical," along with the Rev. Dr. Perry Wrights Jr., the Rev. Sterling Wrights, The Voices of Distinction, The Inspire Gospel Singers and the Lighthouse Jrs. This is an open door program. 

Sunday, Feb. 25

Black History Program: 8 a.m., Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1384 W. Grant St. Judge John Michael Guidry will speak.

Black History Program: 9 a.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. 

Special Speaker: 9 a.m., River Community Church, 36367 Perkins Road. Valerie Elliot Shepard will speak. The daughter of missionaries Jim and Elisabeth Elliot, Shepard has spent 40 years as a pastor's wife raising eight children, home schooling and teaching Bible studies. She authored a children's book, "Pilipinto's Happiness" and is working on a book about her mother and father.

Friday, March 9

Fish Fry: 4 p.m., St. Aloysius School, 2025 Stuart Ave. Fundraiser: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the cafeteria. Drive-through opens at 4 p.m. in front of the SAS Administration Building. There will be entertainment by a DJ, Trixie & Friends, and a 50/50 raffle drawing ($5 per ticket; minimum prize $2,500) in the Parish Hall. Dinners are $8 pre-sale, $10 at the door. Lunch $8 pre-sale. Minimum of 10 orders can be delivered to business location. Dinner and lunch tickets are not interchangeable. To donate/sponsor, contact Kim Blair at kblair@aloysiusccc.org. For more information or to buy tickets, visit sacccfishfry.org

March 17-18

Anniversary: 6 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Arc of Safety Outreach Community Development, 3973 Choctaw Drive. Sister Shirley Johnson and the Gospel Determinators will hold their anniversary celebration. Brother Jermaine Hawkins, The Harvey Spirituals and others will be the special guests.

Clinton

Saturday, Feb. 10

Youth Banquet: 6:30 p.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. (225) 683-5070.

Sunday, Feb. 11

Communion Service: 11:30 a.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. Sunday School at 10 a.m. (225) 683-5070.

Wednesday, Feb. 14

Bible Study: 7 p.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. Every Wednesday. (225) 683-5070.

Sunday, Feb. 18

Black History Program: 11:30 a.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. (225) 683-5070.

Sunday, Feb. 25

Pastor's Anniversary: 1 p.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. The Rev. Levi Wright, of Mount Canaan Baptist Church, will speak. (225) 683-5070.

Darrow

Sunday, Feb. 11

Worship and Youth Church: 8 a.m., New Hopeful Worship Center, 39067 La. 22. (225) 473-3300.

Thursday, Feb. 15

Power Hour: 6 p.m., New Hopeful Worship Center, 39067 La. 22. (225) 473-3300.

Greenwell Springs

Saturday, Feb. 24

Auction and Taste Fair: 5 p.m., St. Alphonsus Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road. Featuring an auction, taste fair and a $10,000 raffle. Tickets are $100 and are on sale now. Call (225) 261-4650 or (225) 261-5299 for more information. st-alphonsus.net.

Lafayette

Saturday, Feb. 17

Lenten Day of Reflection: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Pius X School Theatre, 205 E. Bayou Parkway. The theme for the session is "Embracing Change, Maintaining Values." Speakers include the Very Rev. Chester C. Arceneaux, Katie Austin and Kessie Thomas. Cost is $25 in advance, $30 at the door, and includes light breakfast, lunch and snacks. Download registration form at acadianatheresians.com or mail check to: Roses of Acadiana District Theresians, 4400 Ambassador Caffery Parkway Box 179, Lafayette, LA 70508-6706. 

Saturday, Feb. 24

Women's Conference: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Our Parish Church, 328 Guilbeau Road. Valerie Elliot Shepard will speak on "Legalism to Grace, Resting in Christ and Walking with Christ in Joy." Cost is $20. The daughter of missionaries Jim and Elisabeth Elliot, Shepard has spent 40 years as a pastor's wife raising eight children, home schooling and teaching Bible studies. She authored a children's book, "Pilipinto's Happiness" and is working on a book about her mother and father.

Morganza

Sunday, Feb. 11

Appreciation: 1 p.m., The Little Rock Baptist Church, 7191 La. 1. Gaynell Richard will be honored.

Plaquemine

Sunday, Feb. 18

Black History Program: 7:30 a.m., The Great Ebenezer Baptist Church, 58165 Barrow St. Minister Roger Arvie Jr., of Second Baptist Church, will speak.

Wall of Fame: 9:45 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. The church will hold its 16th annual African-American Black History Wall of Fame Service. Jason Russ, worshipful master of Widow Son Lodge No. 10 in Plaquemine, will be inducted. Special music will be provided by the church choir. The public is invited.

Port Allen

Saturday, March 17

Service: 4 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, 319 N. Jefferson Ave. The church will hold a St. Joseph's Altar after the 4 p.m. Mass. All are welcome. 

St. Francisville

Tuesday, Feb. 13

Service: 10 a.m., Country Manor Nursing Home, 15243 La. 10. The Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church Missionary will visit. The Rev. Emma Woods, director, will speak.

Monday, Feb. 19

Conference: 7 p.m., McKowen Baptist Church, 7325 Jones-Connell Road. The East Feliciana Ministers conference will meet. The Rev. Dr. Burnett King Sr. will give the president's address.

Slaughter

Sunday, Feb. 11

Service: 11:30 a.m., St. James Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane. 

Tuesday, Feb. 13

Bible Class: 7 p.m., St. James Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane. Every Tuesday.

Watson

Sunday, Feb. 11

Service: 10:15 a.m., Riverside Baptist Church, 36890 La. 16. Bible study starts at 9:15 a.m.; Gospel of Luke services at 10:15 a.m.; Old Testament Essentials service at 6 p.m. All are welcome.

Zachary

Sunday, Feb. 11

Service: 8 a.m., Oak Grove Christian Center, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road. (225) 654-7392.

Service: 9 a.m., Open Door Fellowship Life Center, 4415 Ave. A. (225) 654-1000.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Oak Grove Christian Center, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road. (225) 654-7392.

Sunday, Feb. 25

Anniversary Banquet: 4 p.m., First Baptist Church, 4200 Main St. Roy Miller, pastor, and Gloria Miller, of Asphodel Baptist Baptist Church, will celebrate their 20th anniversary of preaching at the Jackson church and 35 years of preaching in total. Tickets are $25. Contact Minister Jackie Williams at (225) 654-1577 or (225) 456-0448.

Centreville, Miss.

Sunday, Feb. 11

Celebration: 2 p.m., Nathaniel Baptist Church, 5032 Miss. 33 S. The church will celebrate the Rev. Robert L. Scott Jr., pastor. The Rev. Melvin White and Pilgrim Baptist Church of Natchez, Mississippi, will be special guests. All are invited.