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Saturday, April 27

Service: 10 a.m., InKovenant Ministries, 14000 Plank Road. (225) 937-3242, email

Tuesday, April 30

Bible Class: 10 a.m., InKovenant Ministries' Healing School, 14000 Plank Road. (225) 937-3242,

Baton Rouge 

Summer Registrations

Summer Enrichment Program: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, Gloryland Baptist Church, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road. Applications are being accepted for youngsters in pre-school through middle school for eight weeks of summer enrichment programs. Registration is $50 per child. Applications also available at Hot breakfast, lunch and snack served. Programs include reading and math enrichment, weekly field trips, swim lessons, art, music and dance. Call (225) 928-0436 for more information. Classes on first-come, first-served basis.

Saturday, April 27

Garage Sale: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 10230 Mollylea Drive. A pancake breakfast will be available along with lots of bargains on furniture, small appliances, jewelry, dishes, linens, toys, books, home décor and collectibles. Cash only.

Fundraiser Dinner: 11 a.m., Oak Point Shopping Center. $8 Pastalaya plates. All proceeds go to Vince Dileo Jr. to help with his fight against cancer. Sponsored by St. Alphonsus Knights of Columbus Council No. 2807.

Sunday, April 28

Service: 8 a.m., Greater Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 3155 Victoria Drive. The church will have a Ministry Fair after worship. Everyone is invited.

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

Sunday School, New Members Class: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. Service at 11 a.m. (225) 358-7772.

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

Service: 10:30 a.m., Purpose Church, 124 N. Third St. or @PurposeChurchLA.

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

Service: 10:30 a.m., Stevendale Baptist Church, 16545 Old Hammond Highway. Continental breakfast fellowship and Bible studies for all ages at 9 a.m. 

Service: 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 12855 Old Hammond Highway.

Service: 11 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, 222 Blount Road., (225) 925-4077.

Communion Service: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St.

Anniversary: 2 p.m., Greater Greene Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1232 N. 32nd St. The church will hold its 92-year anniversary celebration. The Rev. Allen Williams, Pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in DeQuincy, will speak. Everyone is invited.

Anniversary: 3 p.m., Mount Gillion Baptist Church, 346 E. Buchanan St. The church will honor the Rev. Lamar Batiste on his first anniversary. The Rev. Jon Bennett, pastor of Belfair Church, will speak.

Women's Fellowship: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields. The Women's Ministries hosts its fellowship with the theme "Women of Faith," coordinated by Lisa Scott.

Holocaust Program: 4 p.m., Congregation B'nai Israel, 3354 Kleinert Ave. The Jewish Federation of Greater Baton Rouge will hold its annual Holocaust Remembrance Program, a joint program with Congregation B’nai Israel and Beth Shalom Synagogue. The winners of its Holocaust Essay Contest will be recognized during the program.

Service: 5 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1901 Missouri St.

Gospel Anniversary: 6 p.m., Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 1743 Convention St. The D'Livered's 14-year anniversary will be celebrated with, among other groups, Chuck & the Guiding Clouds, The Mighty Clouds, The Light House Gospel Singers, Audrey Ferguson and the Voices of Distinctions. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance, $7 at the door. (504) 388-5106.

Tuesday, April 30

Bible Study: 7 p.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 Buchanan St.

Bible Study: 6 p.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St.

Wednesday, May 1

Bible Study: 11 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 7305 Harry Drive. (225) 927-4035.

Bible Study: 6 p.m., New Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church, 1777 America St. (225) 343-2575.

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

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Mount Gillion Baptist Church, 346 E. Buchanan St.

Praise & Worship Service: 6:30 p.m., The Berean Seventh-day Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. Every Wednesday.

Service: 7 p.m., Victory International Ministries, 10120 Florida Blvd. Every Wednesday.

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., Power in the Word World Ministries, Camelot College campus, 2618 Wooddale Blvd.

Thursday, May 2

Bible Study: 5:30 p.m., St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 1620 77th Ave. Every Thursday. 

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

May 3-5

Festival of Two Rivers: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. May 3, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 4, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5: St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road. The annual festival includes music, games, food, carnival rides, bingo and a horseshoe tournament.

Sunday, May 5

Shepherd's Day: 8 a.m., Greater Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 3155 Victoria Drive. The church will celebrate Shepherd's Day for the Rev. S.C. Dixon for 23 years of service. Dr. Samuel C. Tolbert, president of the National Baptist Convention of America International will speak.

Anniversary: 11 a.m., The First Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 312 S. 17th St. The church will celebrate its 110-year anniversary. The Rev. Inita Smith, of Moses Chapel and Beechwood United Methodist churches, will speak.

Ushers Appreciation: 11 a.m., Greater Beach Missionary Baptist Church, 5352 Ford St. The church will celebrate the annual usher anniversary.

CommUNITY Concert: 4 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, 544 Government St. “Let Our Prayers Rise Up in Song” is the theme of this concert organized by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge. The concert will feature evening prayers and songs used by the interfaith community., (225) 267-5600.

Monday, May 6

Nursing Home Visit: 10 a.m., Heritage Manor Nursing Home, 1335 Wooddale Blvd. The Greater Mount Gideon Mission, under the direction of the Rev. Emma Woods, will visit. Speakers include Woods and the Rev. Emily Stewart.

Thursday, May 9

House of Worship Disaster Preparedness Training: 9 a.m. to noon, Red Cross Center, 4655 Sherwood Common Blvd. Learn how to prepare your house of worship for disaster, including active shooters, arson, flood and hurricanes. Training and resources will be provided by EBR Homeland Security and Preparedness. Make reservations by May 6 through the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge,, (225) 267-5600.

Saturday, May 11

Peace Network: Noon to 1:30 p.m., East Baton Rouge Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Charlie DeGravelles will facilitate a conversation on “Music: Universal Language of Peace.” Open to all who are working for peace. Bring a lunch. Make reservations by May 10 through the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge,, (225) 267-5600.

Friday, May 17

Ramadan Dinner: 7 p.m., Islamic Center of Baton Rouge, 285 E. Airport. Break the Ramadan fast with local Muslims. Make reservations by May 13 through the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge,, (225) 267-5600.

Wednesday, May 22

Pastoral Anniversary: 7:30 a.m., First Emanuel Baptist Church, 1933 Wooddale Blvd. Dr. Charles J. Southall III celebrates 30 years of pastoral ministry with a service.

Sunday, May 26

Family & Friends Day: 1 p.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road. The Rev. Samuel Williams will speak. 


Wednesday, May 1

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

Denham Springs

April 30-May 2

Spring Revival: 7 p.m. nightly, Mount Hope Baptist Church, 206 Sullivan St. The Rev. Johnny Johnson, pastor of Union Baptist Church in Brusly, will speak.

Thursday, May 16

Taize — Prayer Services: 7 p.m., St. Francis Episcopal Church, 726 Maple St. Taize prayer services follow a rhythm of music, scripture reading, prayer and silence to encourage meditative worship and peaceful, reflective prayer. Everyone is welcome.


Saturday, May 4

Fiesta on the Bayou: 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Fairgrounds, 13769 Chenal Road. The church's fourth annual Taste Fair will feature delicious food, music, raffles and an auction. Ticket are $25.


Sunday, April 28

Founders Day: 11:15 a.m., Second Highway Baptist Church, 1533 Haydel Drive. The Rev. Dr. Norman Francis, pastor of St. Stephen Baptist Church in Algiers, will speak on "70 Years of Awesomeness Through Faith, Hope, and Love," 1 Corinthians 13:1-13.

Pastor's Anniversary: Noon, St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church, 236 Robinson Ave. The church will celebrate the 15-year pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Dr. M. Zeno. Leander Johnson, pastor of True Vine Baptist Church in Westwego, will speak. 

Monday, April 29

Westside Choir Rehearsals: 6:40 p.m., St. Mary Baptist Church, 6223 Sixth Ave. The choir is seeking 100 people to register for its spring musical. Registration is $10. For more information, contact Martha Simon at (504) 340-6767. 


Saturday, April 27

Workshop: 9 a.m. to noon, Bright Morning Star Baptist Church, 12812 Bayou Fordoche Road. The Pointe Coupee Ministers Conference will host a workshop on "The Work of the Deacon and Deaconess." 


Sunday, April 28

Service: 9:45 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 23645 Church St. (225) 687-2384. 

Port Allen

Sunday, April 28

Women's Day: 8 a.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 950 Seventh St. The theme is “Don’t Mess With a Praying Woman, Jesus Fights her Battles,” Joshua 1:9. The Rev. Marva F. Coleman, associate minister of Straightway Ministries in Baton Rouge, will speak.


Sunday, April 28

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

Tuesday, April 30

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

St. Francisville

Sunday, April 28

Recognition Service: 3 p.m., Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 101115 Gonzales Road. The church will celebrate the 21-year anniversary of Dr. Burnett and Shelita King. Bishop George Pierce will speak.


Friday, May 3

Gospel Concert: 5 p.m., Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 La. 442 W. Join host Mike Vaughn for the special 50th Anniversary concert of the Barber Brothers Quartet, who will be joined by many friends that shared a stage with them through their years as gospel artists. Singing starts at 6 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. A free concert; a love offering will be taken. Concession stand opens at 5 p.m. with chicken and spaghetti plate lunches, hot dogs, nachos and desserts. (985) 974-0507,


Sunday, April 28

Service: 10:15 a.m., Riverside Baptist Church, 36890 La. 16. Also a 6 p.m. service. Bible study at 9:15 a.m.   


Sunday, April 28

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