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James Linden Hogg

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Baton Rouge

Saturday, Oct. 28

St. Alphonsus Car Show: 8 a.m., St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with award presentations starting at 1 p.m. There is a $25 entry fee to participate. Festivities will also include a 50-50 raffle, concessions and door prizes. Proceeds will benefit the St. Alphonsus Youth Group. Contact Randy Accardo at (225) 333-1403 or Lynette Shaffett at (225) 954-0680 or youth@alphonsus.org.

Prayer Breakfast: 9 a.m., Greater St. John Baptist Church, 307 E. Washington St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.

Conference: 10 a.m. to noon, Greater Greene Chapel AME Church, 1232 N. 32nd St. Conference on domestic violence with the Rev. Herbert Spears. Twahna P. Harris, founder of the Butterfly Society, which champions the victims of domestic violence, will speak. Free and open to the public. (225) 343-0996.

Sunday, Oct. 29

Worship Service: 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., Oasis Christian Church, 4524 E. Brookstown Drive. (225) 355-8274, occbr.org.

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

Worship in Pink: 9:15 a.m., Greater St. Luke Baptist Church, 123 N. 23rd St. There will be prayers, inspirational music and readings, handmade pink prayer shawls for all breast cancer survivors, awareness information and a special giving circle for local breast cancer heroes. Minister Nicole D. Scott will speak. Contact Tonya Robertson for more information at tgr331@yahoo.com.

Intercessory Prayer & Youth Christian Education: 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. Worship service at 10:30 a.m. (225) 733-4648.

Sunday School & New Members' Class: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Brotherhood Ministry service is at 11 a.m. The Sisterhood choir will sing. (225) 358-7772.

Sunday School: 9:45 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. 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. 

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

Concert: Following 10:30 a.m. service, First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd. On "Reformation Sunday," James Linden Hogg will be in concert for the fellowship gathering in the courtyard. (225) 387-0617.

Family & Friends Day: 11 a.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Mayer Road. The Rev. Donald R. Ruth will speak, followed by lunch. Those attending may bring their own chairs. Everyone is invited. (225) 775-9756.

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

Mission Service: 11 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Starr Paul, of Open Door Fellowship Ministry, will speak. 

Anniversary: 2 p.m., St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1334 Napoleon St. The church will celebrate 100 years with the theme "We’ve Come This Far By Faith, Grace, and Prayer: Get On Board, Get On Board." The Rev. Warren D. Richard, pastor of Galilee Missionary Baptist Church of Springfield and Progressive Missionary Baptist Church in Geismar, will speak. (225) 338-0084.

Laity Day: 3 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. The Rev. Booker Baskin will speak. 

Special Performance: 6 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. The Legendary Lighthouse Gospel Signers will celebrate their 69th anniversary with a performance. Other performers include The Jackson Family, of Smithdale, Mississippi; The Veal Brothers, of Gloster, Mississippi; The Gospel Determinators; and The Gospel Truth. Special guests will be George Dean and The Gospel Four, of Memphis, Tennessee. Tickets are $20; $23 at the door; $5 for ages 6-12 at the door only. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Oct. 30-Nov. 3

Busy Person Retreat: St. Joseph Spirituality Center, 2980 Kleinert Ave. 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.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Halloween Fun Festival Celebration: 6 p.m to 8 p.m., Greater St. Luke Baptist Church, 132 N. 23rd St. Youngsters up to 12 years old can come to an evening of safe trick-or-treating fun. There will be games, Halloween stories, coloring activities and races for prizes. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served. There will be a costume contest with prizes awarded to the best boy's and girl's costume. For more information, call Tonya Robertson at tgr331@yahoo.com or the church at (225) 387-1293.

Wednesday, Nov. 1

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

Women's Auxiliary: 3 p.m., World of Prayer Observance Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas Delpit Drive. Meeting of the East Baton Rouge Parish Woman's Auxiliary.

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

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 the Rev. Ronnie L. Williams. pwwm.org.

Minister's Conference: 7 p.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. 

Thursday, Nov. 2

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

Banquet: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Greater Beach Grove Baptist Church, 5352 Ford St. Tickets are now available for the 4th District Missionary Baptist Association's banquet at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Marriott Hotel, 5500 Hilton Ave. For more information, call Rosalind Scott at (225) 921-9013. 

Sunday, Nov. 5

Service of Healing & Hope: 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd. Jim Solomon and Gerrit Dawson will lead this special service to remember those who have died. Music will be by the Foto Sisters. Open to everyone who has suffered a loss. (225) 387-0617.

Special Requiem Service: 5:30 p.m., St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 8833 Goodwood Blvd. A special Requiem Compline service will be held for All Saints' Sunday. The church choir will weave “A German Requiem” by Johannes Brahms throughout the  service. The Requiem will be sung in English. Soloists include soprano Catherine Pletsch Hedges and baritone Brandon Hendrickson, with piano accompaniment by Keilor Kastella and Yiseul Kim. Free and open to the public. (225) 926-5343 or stlukesbr.org.

Nov. 6-8

Parish Mission: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., St. Jean Vianney Catholic Church, 16166 S. Harrells Ferry Road. The theme of the mission is "Rise! Live with Passion!" presented by the Rev. Cedric Pisegna.


Wednesday, Nov. 1

Bible Study: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. Every Wednesday. (225) 683-5070.


Tuesday, Oct. 31

October Festival: 7 p.m., Asphodel Baptist Church, 4091 La. 68. Sponsored by the church's youth and young adult ministry. Come dressed as your favorite Bible character. 


Fall Festival: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Alma Baptist Church, 12861 La. 416. Workshops and outreach activities, including free haircuts for boys, food and fun activities for the entire family. (225) 202-4279.


Sunday, Oct. 29

Anniversary Service: 9 a.m., Point Pleasant Baptist Church, 27800 La. 405. The church will celebrate its 141st anniversary, which will include Fifth Sunday joint services of The River Road Churches and Mount Olive, Mount Zion No. 1, whose pastor, the Rev. George Carter, will speak. Music will be by the choirs of all three churches.

Anniversary Service: 11 a.m., St. Matthew Baptist Church, 22910 Warren St. The church will celebrate its 143rd anniversary with a theme of “Let’s Go Back — The Old Time Way.” The Rev. Christine Dawson Butler, pastor of the Mount Cyrene Baptist Church in Plaquemine, will speak. (225) 687-6983.

Feast & Fashion Expo: 3 p.m., Addis Community Center, 7520 La. 1. Fashion and foods of the season will be highlighted. Hosted by St. Peter Baptist Church of Plaquemine. For tickets, call (225) 749-9898 or (225) 687-6618.

Port Allen

Sunday, Oct. 29

Breast Cancer Awareness Sunday: 8:30 a.m., Scott United Methodist Church, 310 Atchafalaya St. The theme is "God Cares About Our Body, Mind and Spirit; Therefore, I Have Hope, I Fight, I Win." Linda Joseph, associate pastor of Neely United Methodist Church, will speak. 

Nov. 1-3

Fall Revival: 7 p.m. nightly, New Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 1187 Rosedale Road. Sponsored by the West Baton Rouge Parish Ministers’ Conference. Evangelist Rev. James A. Terrance Jr., of Friendship Baptist Church, of Kansas City, Missouri, will preach. 

St. Francisville

Sunday, Oct. 29

Pastor's Appreciation Service: 2 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 La. 61 N. Bishop Dwight Pate, of Church Point Ministries in Baton Rouge, will speak. (225) 635-5422.

Pastor's Anniversary: 3 p.m., Bethel AME Church, 12258 Jackson Road. The church will celebrate the anniversary of the Rev. Adrian Lamotte with a service of "Praise and Generosity." The Rev. Herbert Spears, pastor of Greene Chapel AME Church in Baton Rouge, will speak.


Saturday, Oct. 28

Fall Festival: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 22911 Reames Road. Everyone is welcome. (225) 654-1381.

Sunday, Oct. 29

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, Nov. 1

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

Saturday, Nov. 4

Holiday Shop: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., YMCA, 4200 Liberty Way. The Sassy Sisters Holiday Pop-Up is hosted by the Sisterhood Ministry. Free admission to the event, featuring the local merchants selling items for the holidays. Email sassysisters218@gmail.com for more information.