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Baton Rouge

Fridays through March 23

St. James Gumbo: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 208 N. Fourth St. Lunches of chicken and sausage or shrimp gumbo, salad, bread and a dessert served. Dine-in or drive-through. Phone in orders at (225) 387-5141 between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Fridays or order during the same hours at stjamesgumbo.org. Crawfish étouffée will be available on the final Friday, March 23, while supplies last.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Seminar: 11 a.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. A seminar for church treasurers from Seventh-day Adventist Churches in South Louisiana. The 11 a.m. speaker is Elder Terry Foster, the under-treasurer for the SouthWest Region Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. His focus will be stewardship and its relationship to discipleship. The seminar is from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., following the luncheon. The seminar resumes at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

Film Showing: 3 p.m., Gloryland Baptist Church, 2575 Michelli Drive. 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 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

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

Black History Program: 8 a.m., Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1384 W. Grant 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.

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.

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. Service 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. 

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. 

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.

Black History Program: 11 a.m., Spirit of Truth International Ministries, 8844 Greenwell Springs Road. Judge John Michael Guidry will speak. 

Black History Program: 11 a.m., Second Mount Olive Baptist Church, 11741 Perkins Road. 

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.

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. 

Founder's Day/Black History Celebration: 4 p.m., Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1358 South Blvd. The Theme is "Grace Is Sufficient.” The Right Rev. Julius H. McAllister Sr., the presiding bishop of the Eighth Episcopal District, will speak. The public is invited. (225) 344-6951.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Deacon Training Course: 6:30 p.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Mayer Road. St. John Bible institute Training course will begin a 12-week class Feb. 27, when registration closes.  Contact Dr. Donald R. Ruth at (225) 774-1468.

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

Wednesday, Feb. 28

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.

Lenten Reflection: 6:15 p.m., At. Agnes Church, 749 E. Blvd. Monsignor Robert H. Berggreen, pastor of St. Mary of False River in New Roads, will present “Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, Capuchin friar, stigmatist and mystic, in the midst of Suffering” during St. Agnes Lenten Reflection Series. Confessions at 5 p.m., Mass at 5:30 p.m., Divine Mercy Chaplet at 6 p.m. with Lenten reflection immediately following. All are invited. StAgnesBR.org.

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 Ronnie L. Williams, pastor. pwwm.org.

Thursday, March 1

Moral Injury and Spiritual Care Workshop: 8 a.m., Drusilla Place Catering, 3482 Drusilla Lane. Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge will hold a seminar for clergy to to discuss moral injury. Dr. Carrie Doehring, of Iliff School of Theology, will speak. To register, visit eventbrite.com. Password: VOAGBR.

Moral Injury and Spiritual Care Workshop: 6 p.m., Drusilla Place Catering, 3482 Drusilla Lane. Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge will hold a free seminar open to the general public to discuss moral injury. Dr. Carrie Doehring, of Iliff School of Theology, will speak. A reception is at 5 p.m. with the program at 6 p.m. To register, visit eventbrite.com.

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

Saturday, March 3

Gentle Hands Ministry Retreat: 9 a.m., St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 2025 Stuart Ave. A retreat for women and couples who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or the loss of a child of any age. To register, email 4Gentlehands@gmail.com.

Holy Grill Health Fair: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cadillac St. Park, 6117 Cadillac St. Free lunch and prizes will be given. Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, Pennington, HAART, Red Cross and others will be there. Call the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, (225) 267-5600, for more information.

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 16-18

Musical: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, First Presbyterian Church, 763 N. Blvd. "Jacob's Follies," a free musical play by Terry Byars, will be performed. fpcbr.org, (225) 387-0617.

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

Sunday, Feb. 25

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

Wednesday, Feb. 28

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

Sunday, March 4

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

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.

Jackson

Sunday, Feb. 25

Anniversary: 2 p.m., Asphodel Baptist Church, 4091 La. 68. A celebration of the Rev. Roy Miller's 20 years as pastor. The Rev. Michael A. Otkins, of Sherman Missionary Baptist Church in Magnolia, Mississippi, will speak. 

Lafayette

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.

New Roads

Saturday, Feb. 24

Christian Leadership School: 7:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, 824 West Main St. The Pointe Coupee Ministers' Conference annual Christian Leadership School with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. and classes at 8 a.m. Courses offered: Spiritual Formation, Introduction to Discipleship. Ministerial Ethics and Etiquette, and Teenage Evangelism. Open to the public. Lunch will be served.

Fridays through March 23

Fish Dinners: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Augustine Catholic Church Hall, 809 New Roads St. The church is selling $8 dinners, which include fried or grilled catfish, creole rice, green beans, coleslaw, roll and cake. 

Plaquemine

March 19-20

Spring Revival: 7 p.m. nightly, St. Matthew Baptist Church, 22910 Warren St. The theme is "Keep Your Fire Burning for Jesus," Romans 12. Monday: From St. Joseph Baptist Church, the Rev. Ronald Johnson, pastor, and the church choir. Tuesday: From Church of God, the Rev. Kendrick Whaley, pastor, the church praise team.

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

Sunday, Feb. 25

Music Ministry: 8 a.m., Rosedown Baptist Church, 12907 La. 10. Music Ministry presents the Glory Train with special guest Jayla White.

Black History Youth Day: 4 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 11907 La. 965. President John Thompson and the West Feliciana Ministers Conference will have their Black History Youth Day. All youth of the West Feliciana Parish are invited to attend.

Sunday, March 18

St. Joseph's Altar: Noon to 3 p.m., Jamie Mabile and Bill Gomillion home, 12009 Graham Road. Deacon Angelo "Zeke" Nola will bless the meal and altar about noon. Then a traditional meal will be served. (225) 978-3159.

Slaughter

Sunday, Feb. 25

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

Tuesday, Feb. 27

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

Tickfaw

Friday, March 2

Concert: 6:30 p.m., Good News Fellowship Church/Mike Vaughn Ministries, 13101 La. 442 W. A Southern Gospel Music Fest with Tim Frith and the Gospel Echoes from Branden, Mississippi. Free concert; a love offering will be taken. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., music starts at 6:30 p.m. A concession stand with plate lunches will be open. For more information, call (985) 974-0507 or visit mvmgoodnews.com.

Watson

Sunday, Feb. 25

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.

Anniversary Banquet: 4 p.m., First Baptist Church, 4200 Main St. Pastor Roy 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.

Zachary

Sunday, Feb. 25

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 Avenue A. (225) 654-1000.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

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

Centreville, Mississippi

Sunday, Feb. 25

Youth Black History Program: 11 a.m., Nathaniel Baptist Church, Miss. 33 S. Anthony Patterson, pastor, and the King Soloman Baptist Church family will be special guests.  Everyone is invited.