- RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS WOMEN’S GROUP: 6 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1. Recovery Support at Addis Women’s group is for individuals seeking freedom from destructive habits. (225) 776-1652 or facebook.com/recoverysupportaddis.
- RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS MEN’S GROUP: 7 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1. A support group for men seeking spiritual freedom from strongholds. (225) 218-5630 or churchataddis.com/mensrecovery-support/.
- SERVICES: 11 a.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Worship service at 11 a.m., Hour of Power Prayer at 6:30 p.m.; Bible study at 7:30 p.m.
- BIBLE STUDY: 7:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.
- HOUR OF POWER PRAYER: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St.
- FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; Women’s every second and fourth.
Saturday, July 18
- GAITHER VOCAL BAND: 6 p.m. Bethany Church North Campus, 13855 Plank Road. A night of worship with Grammy award-winning group Gaither Vocal Band. Tickets $25-$35. Michelle Reames at (225) 933-6000 or email@example.com. premierproductionstickets.com.
- MID-CITY GARAGE SALE AND BENEFIT DINNER: 8 a.m., The First Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 312 S. 17th St. Proceeds will benefit several church ministries.
- OLD SCHOOL CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW: 9:30 a.m., New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 650 Blount Road. Registration 9:30-11 a.m.; judging from noon to 3 p.m. Come showcase your ride. Trophies will be awarded. (225) 937-3419 or (225) 933-2882.
- SURVIVING TOGETHER: 10 a.m., Camphor United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Highway. Sponsored by Sisters Supporting Sisters-Baton Rouge, the event is a panel discussion for men. Lunch provided. Free. (225) 921-9072.
- FREE CLOTHING: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mount Herman Baptist Church Annex, 1293 North 36th St. Free, good, clean clothing available for the entire family.
- FAMILY FUN & WORSHIP DAY: 11 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Special guests are the Rev. Antroy Gavin and True Vine Baptist Church. (225) 775-2740.
- LEGACY OF LOVE TEA: 3 p.m., Abounding Love Ministries, 7076 Hooper Road, $15, adult; $10 children; free, younger than 5. Sponsored by the Ladies of Virtue and Excellence Inc. (225) 356-4441.
- FREEDOM CONFERENCE: 7 p.m., White Dove Fellowship, 10957 Greenwell Springs Road. Ministering, Pastor Steve Chadwick, special guests, live music. whitedov.org. (225) 954-0334.
- YOUNG PEOPLE’S WORSHIP SERVICE: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
- ANNIVERSARY: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. In celebration of its 103rd anniversary, Pastor Tommie N. Gipson Jr. will speak.
- MENS’ DAY PROGRAM: 8 a.m., First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church.
- WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center Church, 871 O’Neal Lane. Transportation provided. Free. (225) 272-8259.
- PREACHER’S MUSICALE: 4 p.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit. The Rev. Van Smith Jr.’s preacher’s musical, with special guests, including the Revs. Perry Wright and Sterling Wright, The Light House Gospel Singers, narration by Gail Lawson and The Preacher’s Choir, under the direction of the Rev. Charles Southall, Bishop Calvin Emery and Smith. Some of the area’s most prominent and talented pastors and ministers will be featured as soloists.
- EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE: 5 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Gus Henderson will speak.
- VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 5:30-8:30 p.m., Israelite Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1841 Thomas Delpit Drive. The theme is “Adventures at Sea.” For transportation, call (225) 205-7466.
- VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6-8 p.m., Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 5262 Prescott Road. The theme is “Diving Deeper for God’s Treasures.” (225) 355-0449.
- YOUTH ENRICHMENT SUMMER PROGRAM - PREP FOR SCHOOL EVENT: 9 a.m. Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N Lobdell Blvd., Suite E.
- FREE SKILLS/TUTORING REVIEW: 6 p.m., Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 22911 Reames Road. This event is for local kids grades K-8. For more information, call the Rev. Perry Jones Jr. at (225) 268-2766.
- BIBLE STUDY AND SNACK TIME: 6 p.m., T.J. Jemison Baptist Student Center, 724 Harding Blvd.
- PURPLE COW FASHION SHOW AND LUNCHEON: 11 a.m., Oak Lodge Reception Center, 2834 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Purple Cow Fashion Show and luncheon hosted by the Baton Rouge Christian Women’s Connection. Cost $22. Guest speaker will be songwriter Amanda McDowell. To make reservations, contact Sherry at (225) 362-3588 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- NOON PRAYER: Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court.
- FOOD AND CLOTHING FOR THE NEEDY: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. Clothing giveaway.
Saturday, July 18
- YOUNG GIRLS EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE: 9 a.m., Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. There will be speakers, games, music and more.
- ST. JOHN BIBLE INSTITUTE & USHER TRAINING COURSE: 10 a.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Mayer Road. (225) 774-146.
- WOMEN’S SUMMIT 2015: 11 a.m., Embassy Suites Hotel, 4914 Constitution Ave. Evangelist Christine Banks is hosting the Heart-to-Heart Luncheon. Tickets are $35 for the semiformal event. (2250 654-1000 or opendoorfellowship.org/women.htm
Sunday, July 19
- BLESSING OF THE PASTOR: 11 a.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St. Celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Rev. Henry J. Brown.
- YOUTH AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S WORSHIP SERVICE: 11 a.m., Beach Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
- PASTOR ANNIVERSARY: 1 p.m., Cathedral of Faith, 2681 Valley St. Celebration of Pastor Sarah A. Williams’ anniversary.
- ALL-AGES VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 5:30 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian, 9340 Florida Blvd. Each evening’s event will start with dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by classes from 6-8:15 p.m.
Monday, July 20
- VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6 p.m., Charity Christian Center Church. 871 O’Neal Lane. Pastor Linda Bradford.
- VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6:30 p.m., Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 22911 Reames Road.
Friday, July 24
- SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP: 7 a.m., Charity Christian Center, 871 O’Neal Lane. $85-$185.
Saturday, July 25
- ST. MARY BAPTIST CHURCH MISSION MINISTRY: 10 a.m., Sterling Place Nursing Home, 3888 N. Blvd. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
- SCHOLARSHIP AWARD LUNCHEON: Noon, True Light Baptist Church, 3836 North St. Judge John Michael Guidry will speak. (225) 383-3912.
- PRAISE & WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road
Sunday, July 19
- YOUTH SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road.
Monday, July 20
- VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6:30 p.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. The theme is “What’s Love Got to Do With It.”
- CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC PRAYER MEETING: 7 p.m. St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1022 N. Burnside Ave. Guy
- INDIVIDUALLY DIRECTED RETREAT: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Eight-, five- or three-day options, with Father Louis Arceneaux, Sister Rose Bowen, Sister Mary Noel and Sister Mary Ann Culotta. $285-$420. (225) 294-5039.
Thursday, July 23
- YOUNG PEOPLE BEGINNING EXPERIENCE: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. For teenagers, ages 13-17.
Friday, July 24
- MEN’S RETREAT: 5 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. Open to all men, the retreat is based on the scripture passage “The Road to Emmaus.” (Luke 24: 13-35). (504) 481-0411.
Sunday, July 19
- 79TH YEAR CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 2 p.m., The Christ Baptist Church, 6623 La. 190 W. Special guest will be Rev. Theodore Major and the New Philadelphia Baptist Church.
- MISSION MINISTRY VISIT: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor Nursing Home, 15243 La. 10. The Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church and director, the Rev. Emma Woods, will visit. Sister Hannah Mcquirter will speak.
- YOUNG ADULT AND YOUTH PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Sherobee Missionary Baptist Church, 10064 Jone Vaughn Road. The Rev. Linda Ward will speak.
- WORSHIP SERVICE: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.
- WORSHIP SERVICE: 11:30 a.m., St. James Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane.
- BIBLE STUDY: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.
Sunday, July 19
- PASTOR ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E. Celebration of the Rev. Darrell Sands first year as pastor.
- HOMECOMING: 2 p.m., St. Paul No. 1 Baptist Church, 4425 La. 952. The Rev. David Thomas Jr. will celebrate the annual homecoming.
- VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 6:30 p.m., St. Paul No. 1 Baptist Church, 4425 La. 952.
- MONDAYS FOR THE MASTER: 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 4200 Main St.
- REVIVAL: 7 p.m., Redwood Missionary Baptist Church, 6480 McHost Road. The church’s annual revival. Pastor Leroy Taylor, of Denham Springs, will speak.
- 17TH ANNUAL WOMEN’S SUMMIT: 7 p.m., Open Door Fellowship Life Center, 4415 Ave. A. Summit speakers are Prophet Milton Coats, of St. Francisville, and Pastor Nancy Wilson, of Greensboro, North Carolina. Workshop speakers are Dr. Mary Moss and Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, of Baton Rouge. Heart-to-Heart luncheon is at 11 a.m. on July 18. Tickets are $35. (225) 654-1000.