• RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS WOMEN’S GROUP: 6 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1. A support group for women seeking spiritual freedom from destructive habits. (225) 776-1652 or


  • RECOVERY SUPPORT ADDIS MEN’S GROUP: 7 p.m., Church at Addis, 6781 La. 1 South. A support group for men seeking spiritual freedom from strongholds. (225) 218-5630 or



  • WORSHIP SERVICES: 11 a.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127.

Wednesday, April 29

  • 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.


  • FELLOWSHIP FRIDAYS: New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; women’s every second and fourth.



  • GARAGE SALE: 7 a.m., Cedarcrest Baptist Church, 2020 Cedarcrest Ave. To benefit the upcoming mission trips to Brazil, the Philippines, Portugal and South Africa.
  • BOOK SIGNING: 3:30 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Pastor Nichelle Landry will sign her new books, “Precision Prayers” and “Study Guide Precision Prayers.”
  • EBRP WOMAN’S AUXILIARY: 4 p.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St. Women in White program.

Spring Concert: 6 p.m., Jordan United Methodist Church, 4619 Stearns St. Featuring performances by the Jordan UMC Contemporary Choir, Arachné Jacob, a mime ministry performer and soloist Lourinza Williams. Free. (225) 355-3991 or

  • FELLOWSHIP BANQUET: 6:30 p.m. Boudreaux’s, 2644 Government St. J.S. Dawson Alumni Association/Foundation’s fourth annual Fellowship Banquet. Semi-formal attire. Donations $40. For more information, call Gloria Duncan at (225) 245-1296, Dr. Henry Hardy at (504) 715-0859 or Rev. Emma Woods at (225) 937-1159.


  • WOMEN’S CONFERENCE: St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Mayer Road. The theme of the conference is “Standing on the Eternal Promises of God … 2 Corinthians 1:20.” The conference closes at 11 a.m. Sunday with Dr. Irma Miller, of Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, as the speaker.


  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 7:30 a.m., Jordan Stone Baptist Church, 8523 Thelma St. Speaker will be Pastor Raymond Plain. (225) 937-1159.
  • FAMILY & FRIENDS DAY: 8:30 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 2376 Thomas Road. (225) 775-8859. The theme is “The Family That Prays Together Stays Together.”
  • CHARITY CHRISTIAN CENTER’S SERVICES: 9 a.m., Charity Christian Center, 871 O’neal Lane. (225) 272-8252.
  • ANNIVERSARY SERVICE: 10 a.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, 544 Government St. At the 26th anniversary celebration of Cub Scout Pack 426 and Boy Scout Troop 426, Mayor Kip Holden will be awarded the 12 Points Award, given to a member of the community who has lived their life in accordance with the 12 points of the Boy Scout Law. The theme, “I Don’t Nee No Edjumacation,” explores how the lack of an education can increase violent crime. The guest speaker will be retired Judge Freddie Pitcher Jr., chancellor of the Southern University Law Center.
  • PLANTING SEEDS OF FAITH: 11 a.m. St. Luke Baptist Church, 16262 Jefferson Highway. St. Luke’s own 5-year-old Youth Minister Jakobe Cooper will preach.
  • PACK A PEW RALLY/GOSPEL MUSICAL: 3 p.m., Fairview Baptist Church, 1636 Braddock St. There will be no 11 a.m. service.


  • MORNING WORSHIP SERVICES: 7 a.m., St. John’s United Methodist Church, 9375 Highland Road. (225) 766-4594 or
  • NOON PRAYER: Hope Christian, 5013 Windfall Court. (225) 355-8194.
  • SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION: 4-6 p.m., Hope Community United Methodist Church, 4260 Evangeline St. Registration for Camp H.O.P.E. Summer Camp, which will be held June 1 through July 24. Registration fee is $10; tuition is $50 per week per child. Registration also can be done online at Registration fee must be paid to be officially enrolled.
  • RIVER CITY JAZZ MASTERS: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres at Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Gospel pianist, composer, arranger and educator Marcus Roberts will perform. (225) 344-0334 or


  • GRIEFSHARE: 6 p.m., Grief Recovery Center, 4939 Jamestown Ave. A 13-week grief support/seminar program of First Baptist Church of Baton Rouge. Open to anyone who has experienced the loss through death of someone close. Free. (225) 768-8863.


  • FESTIVAL OF TWO RIVERS: St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road. There will be food, live bands, entertainment, 5K and fun run, rides, games, crafts, a poker run, and a chance to win $1000 cash. Session passes and weekend passports for rides are available. (225) 261-4650 or
  • GROWING KIDS GOD’S WAY: 7:15 p.m., Grace Life Fellowship, 10210 Barringer Foreman Road. Growing Kids God’s way serves parents of preschoolers through teens. The conference provides parents and grandparents hope, encouragement and practical instruction in their duty of raising morally responsible and biblically responsive children. Snacks Provided. $10. (225) 769.8844 or

Sunday, May 3

  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY:: 11 a.m., The True Vine Baptist Church, 905 Grebe St. A celebration of the church’s 83rd anniversary. The Rev. Alphonso Bowen, of the Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Butler, Alabama, will speak.



  • PRAISE & WORSHIP SERVICE: 9 a.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. (225) 683-8119.
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  • USHERS, DEACONS AND DEACONESS ANNIVERSARY: 9:30 a.m., Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 12144 La. 416. The Greater Mount Calvary Baptist Church will be special guests.



  • GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA: 11 a.m., The Little Rock Baptist Church, 7191 La. 1.



  • RECOGNITION DAY SERVICE MEETING: 5 p.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. An informative meeting on the main event, the 45th-year senior recognition day, which will be held May 10. (225) 687-2506 or


    • DOMINICAN LAITY RETREAT: Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. The 2015 Sister Veronica Dominican Laity Annual Retreat will be facilitated by the Rev. Brian Pierce. The theme of the retreat is “Lectio Divina in Dominican Life.” Costs for the two-night stay with meals is $170; $140 for double occupancy; $70 for commuters. Donations will also be solicited for the Retreat Master stipend and other expenses. (225) 294-5039, or



    • MIRACLE & DELIVERANCE SERVICE: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.
    • WORSHIP SERVICE: 10 a.m. New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.


    • BIBLE STUDY: New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 East.



    • MAY GOSPEL CONCERT: 5:30 p.m., Good News Fellowship/Mike Vaughn Ministries, 13101 La. 442 W. Mike Vaughn and Glynn Fendlason will host the night of southern and country gospel music concert. Free. (985) 974-0507 or



    • COMMUNITY OUTREACH: 9 a.m., Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 22911 Reames Road. A program in conjunction with the Chaneyville Community Center. There will be free clothing and food.