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Baker

Saturday, Oct. 12

Service: 10 a.m., InKovenant Ministries' Healing School, 14000 Plank Road. (225) 937-3242, inkovenant@aol.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

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

Sunday, October 27

Anniversary: 8:30 a.m., Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 2404 Hovey Ave. The New Light Baptist Church will celebrate the 29-year anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. James Grayson. The Rev. William Butler, assistant pastor of Mount Vernon Baptist Church, will speak. 

Baton Rouge 

Saturday, Oct. 12

Conference: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., First Little Rock Missionary Baptist, 312 S. 17th St. The Sister's Keeper ministry is holding its 16th annual conference. Various speakers will address the theme: "Set Thine House in Order."

Hour of Prayer: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., New Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church, 1777 America St.

Gospel Musical: 1 p.m., Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Highway. "Crowns" will be presented by the Asbury Christian Thespians, of Asbury United Methodist Church of New Orleans. All are encouraged to wear your favorite hat. Contact Annette Tancy at (225) 933-7475.

Service: 4 p.m., St. Gerard Majella Church, 5354 Plank Road. 

Sunday, Oct. 13

Men & Women's Day/Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 7 a.m., Rock Zion Baptist Church, 3995 Billops St. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, wear something pink. Minister Dytra Cooper, of Little Rock Baptist Church in Slaughter, will speak.

Sunday School: 8 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. Praise and worship service at 9 a.m.

Service: 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., St. Gerard Majella Church, 5354 Plank Road.

Sunday School: 9 a.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. Bible study at 9:30 a.m.; service at 11 a.m. (225) 344-1743.

Senior Saints Celebration: 9 a.m., 2542 Balis Drive. The church will celebrate its Senior Saints. Dr. Harry Blake, first vice president of the National Baptist Convention USA and pastor emeritus of Mount Canaan Baptist Church in Shreveport, will speak. 

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., New Sunlight Baptist Missionary Church, 1777 America St. Service at 11 a.m.

Sunday School: 9:45 a.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. 

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. purposechurch.com or @PurposeChurchLA.

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.

Mission Ministry Service: 10:45 a.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St.

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

Pentecost Sunday: 11 a.m., Jordan United Methodist Church, 4619 Stearns St. 

Holy Eucharist: 11 a.m., St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 1620 77th Ave.

Men's & Women's Day: 11 a.m., First Little Rock Missionary Baptist, 312 S. 17th St.

Service: 11 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.

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

Lecture: 1 p.m., Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center. 10503 N. Hills Parkway. A free lecture on spiritual healing by Dr. Wolfram Arends, of Germany, and the Bruno Groening Circle of Friend.

Rosary Patch: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Our Lady of Mercy, 445 Marquette Ave. To celebrate Our Lady’s month in October, the Catholic Committee on Scouting is sponsoring the Joyful Mysteries Rosary Patch for all scouts and American Heritage girls. Registration required at info.ccosbr.net or call (225) 266-9001.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

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

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

Oct. 15-Dec. 14

Online Charity Auction: The Kingdom Group International, a local nonprofit promoting racial healing and unity, kicks off its online auction Oct. 15 at kingdomgroup.co. It closes Dec. 14. Items include furniture, jewelry, art and more. Money raised will help support the ministry’s outreach programs. For more information, call (225) 341-3009.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

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.

Praise & Worship: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave.

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

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

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

Thursday, Oct. 17

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

Bible Study: 7 p.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Friday, Oct. 19

Meal and Clothing: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. The church's Helping Hand Ministry is offering food and clothing to those in need.

Sunday, Oct. 20

Holy Communion: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 South 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.

Anniversary: 11 a.m., New Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church, 1777 America St. The church will celebrate its 110-year anniversary. Pastor James Riley, of House of Prayer Baptist Church, will speak.

Anniversary: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. The church will celebrate its 96-year anniversary with the theme “We’ve Come This Far By Faith.” The Rev. Donald Robertson Sr., pastor of Greater Emmanuel Baptist Church, will speak. The public is invited.

Young People Service: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak at the Youth and Young People Service.

Saturday, Oct. 26

Community Health Fair: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Martin Luther King Academy, 4295 Prescott Court. The health care ministries and community services department of the Berean Seventh day-Adventist Church and Sigma Theta Tau International Iona's Honor Society will host its eighth annual community health fair. The free event will include health screenings, education, medical updates, insurance information and weight management along with a light meal and door prizes. 

Sunday, Oct. 27

Worship in Pink: 9 a.m., Greater St. Luke Baptist Church, 132 N. 23rd St. Worship in Pink celebrating the "Divine 9," breast cancer and other chronic disease survivors. (225) 346-1583.

Oct. 26-Nov. 2

Open House: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10355 Highland Road. The public is invited to an open house for the newly renovated Louisiana Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple will be closed Sunday, Oct. 27. Reservations for the open house can be made through templeopenhouse.lds.org

Sunday, Oct. 27

Anniversary/Domestic Violence Awareness Month: 10 a.m., United Methodist Church, 544 Government St. The church's United Men organization will celebrate its 41st anniversary with the theme “Breaking The Cycle Of Domestic Violence Against Women." Tré Skidmore will speak.

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

Ushers' Anniversary: 3 p.m., New Philadelphia Baptist Church, 9027 Sanford Lane. The Fourth District Ushers will celebrate its anniversary.

Clinton

Wednesday, Oct. 16

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

Ethel

Sunday, Oct. 13

Worship Service: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. 

Sunday, Oct. 20

Youth Service: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. 

Port Allen

Saturday, Oct. 19

Meals: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 950 Seventh St. The Mission Ministry will provide a free meal. All are invited.

Oct. 20-24

Annual Session: Greater St. Paul Baptist Church, 3711 La. 1 South. The St. Emmanuel Baptist Church Aid Association will hold its 93rd annual session. Oct. 20 — Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.; Oct. 21-24 — Bible class from 10 a.m. to noon., association meeting at 2 p.m., evening service at 7 p.m.

Ponchatoula

Tuesday, Nov. 5

Seasons of Grief — Day of Prayer: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. A day of prayer to embrace and process the seasons of grief with poetry, reflection and prayer. $35 at catholicretreatcenter.org/day-of-prayer-the-season-of-grief.

Prairieville

Through Oct. 31

Pumpkin Patch: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays, NewSong Church, 18465 Old Perkins Place Ave. Pumpkins and various gourds from the Navajo in northern New Mexico will be sold, along with jellies and salsas from the United Methodist Children’s Home. There is also a photo booth and other picture opportunities around the patch. Free hayrides are available on the weekends. Morning field trips for area schools include story time, hayrides, crafts and pie-sized pumpkins. All proceeds go to church mission. Also, a free fall festival from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 2. 

Scotlandville

Sunday School: 9:30 a.m., Mount Zion Baptist of Scotlandville, 1920 Progress Road. The theme is "Do As You're Told."

Slaughter

Sunday, Oct. 13

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

Tuesday, Oct. 15

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

Watson

Sunday, Oct. 13

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

Zachary

Sunday, Oct. 13

Service: 8 a.m., Oak Grove Christian Center, 8755 Port Hudson Pride Road. 

Service: 9 a.m., Open Door Fellowship Life Center, 4415 Ave. A. 

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Oak Grove Christian Center, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road.

Centreville, Mississippi

Sunday, Oct. 13

Choir Anniversary: 2 p.m., Nathaniel Baptist Church, 5032 Miss. 22 S. The church will celebrate the choir's anniversary. Freeman Baptist Church, of Ethel, will be special guests.