• PASTOR ALDORA SANFORD FOURTH-YEAR ANNIVERSARY: 9:15 a.m., Evening Star Baptist Church, 16301 Al Sanford Road.


  • HOUR OF POWER PRAYER: 6:30 p.m. New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.
  • BIBLE STUDY: 7:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.

Baton Rouge

  • Sunday
  • NEW MEMBERS’ CLASS: 9:30 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.
  • “GREAT MEN AND WOMEN OF THE BIBLE”: 9:45 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 4051 Noah St.
  • CONCERT/ENCOUNTER: 10:30 a.m., Boulevard Baptist Church Gym, 10915 Florida Blvd. “Encounter” worship experience featuring the band Empowered.
  • THE LORD’S SUPPER: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road.

Pastor’s ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIOn: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St.


  • BIBLICAL STUDIES DIPLOMA PROGRAM: 6 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. All interested persons, with or without college degrees are invited to participate. The courses will be taught by seminary trained instructors and experienced pastors. Required textbook, “Paul and His Letters” by John B. Polhil. Dr. Mary W. Moss, director of The Southeast Regional Institute (225) 772-0307
  • HEBREW CLASSES: 7 p.m., King’s Harvest Fellowship, 9360 Florida Blvd. Beginners class every Monday. Secondary level class every Tuesday. For additional information, contact Bible and Hebrew teacher Buz Tremé or Lorayne Tremé with Wild Olive Branches Institute of Biblical Studies. (225) 791-3063


  • BIBLE STUDY AND SNACK TIME: 6 p.m., the Jemison Baptist Student Center, 724 Harding Blvd. (225) 774-8924, (225) 615-4267 or


  • NOON PRAYER: noon, Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194
  • WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS: 6 p.m., Berean Wellness and Community Support Center, 5100 Osborne Ave. The topics for each are “Healthy Families,” “Healthy Finances,” “Healthy Bodies,” “Healthy Spirits” and “Healthy Communities.” (225) 355-4444 or

Saturday, Sept. 19

  • HOT MEAL AND CLOTHING FOR THE NEEDY: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. (225) 343-0322

Sunday, Sept. 20

  • ANNUAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATION: 11 a.m., Bethel AME Church, 1358 South Blvd. Guest speaker the Rev. Demetria L. Jones-Smith will talk on “Women of God, Following Good Things.”


Sunday, Sept. 20

  • ANNUAL HOMECOMING: 3 p.m., Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 11920 Parker St.


  • ANNUAL MUSICAL: 3 p.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. Musical guests will include The Angola Band, The Crown Seekers and The Lighthouse Gospel Singers. Free. (225) 683-8119



  • CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave. Rosary, 6:30 p.m.



  • BAG MAT MINISTRY WORKSHOP: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Grace Presbyterian Church, 518 Roselawn Blvd. Learn how to make sleeping bags for the homeless from plastic shopping bags.



  • ANNUAL MASS CHOIR MUSICAL: 7 p.m., New Zion Baptist Church, 2319 Third St. Theme is “We Were Made to Praise the Lord.” Public invited.



  • BIBLE STUDY: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.



  • AN EVENING WITH COPPOLA: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Christ Church Comfort Hall, 1534 Seventh St. Presented by the church women’s group, the evening will offer the movies of Francis Ford Coppola, music, wines, hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks. Proceeds support Project Christmas. $15. (985) 643-4531