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Baton Rouge

Saturday, Aug. 26

Prayer Breakfast: 8 a.m., Ministry of New Life Church, 951 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. The theme for the "Praying in the Courtyard" breakfast is "Under the Anointing of God."

Wellness Health Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Wellness sessions include physical activity and health; diabetes management and healthy cooking demonstrations for weight management, hypertension and diabetes control. Free cholesterol, blood pressure, glucose, vision, hearing, dental, foot health and HIV screenings. Door prizes will be awarded, and lunch will be served. (225) 775-2740.

Men's Ministry Day: 11 a.m., The Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave. The theme is "God Is Looking for a Few Good Men." Dr. Robert T. Smith Jr., of the First Seventh-day Adventist Church in Teaneck, New Jersey, will speak. He has conducted evangelistic meetings and workshops in over 130 countries on six continents. (225) 356-4052,

Honors Program: 5 p.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Drive. Receiving recognition for outstanding ministerial work are the Rev. Emma Woods, the Rev. Andrew Whiten, the Rev. Isaac Jarvin and Minister Benjamin Brown. All are invited.

Women's Day: 6 p.m., Greater Green Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1232 N. 32nd St. The church is holding its annual women's day celebration, which includes a banquet honoring senior women of the church. The Rev. Lois Le Duff, Christian education minister at Shady Grove First Baptist Church, will speak. Everyone is invited. (225) 343-0996.

Sunday, Aug. 27

Family and Friends Day: 7 a.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. The theme is "Building a Strong Legacy Connected by God." Van Smith Jr., pastor, will speak. Sanctuary Choir of the Church will provide special music. (225) 343-3673.

Service: 7:30 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 7305 Harry Drive. (225) 927-4035.

Anniversary Service: 8 a.m., Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 655 Gardere Lane. The church celebrates its 141st anniversary. (225) 769-5865.

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

Sunday School: 9:45 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. (225) 775-2343. Service is at 11 a.m.

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

Family and Friends Month: 10:45 a.m., Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church of Scotlandville, 1414 Sora St. Church members are invited to bring their families. (225) 775-7372.

Men's and Women's Day: 10:45 a.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St. Mekell Toussaint, of Sunlight Baptist Church in Blanks, will speak.

Service: 11 a.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. (225) 927-4035.

Revival: 11 a.m., Cathedral of Faith Ministry, 2681 Valley St. Randy Thomas will speak on the letters to the Seven Churches, Revelations 2-3. (225) 248-1128.

Youth Sunday: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. (225) 358-7772.

Family and Friends' Day: 2 p.m., Greater Morning Star Baptist Church, 1002 Mavis Drive. The theme is "Tussling for a Blessing." Charles Lee Burris Jr., pastor, will speak. (225) 766-1510.

Family and Friends Day: 4 p.m., Israelite Missionary Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. The Rev. Devin Wright, pastor of New Ark Baptist Church, will speak. (225) 344-3553.

Wednesday, Aug. 30

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

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

Prayer Service: 6:30 p.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. Bible study, 7 p.m.

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

Thursday, Aug. 31

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

Saturday, Sept. 2

Men's Workshop: 9 a.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. The church's Men's Ministry will be conducting its first Men's Workshop, which will have a theme of "Discipleship." The Rev. Perry Jones, of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church of Zachary, and the Rev. Dr. Charles J. Southall III, of First Emanuel Baptist Church of New Orleans and Baton Rouge, will speak. (225) 278-3396. 

Sept. 2, 5

Fall Registration: 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 5, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 5, Christian Bible College. The college is holding its registration for classes, which begin Sept. 9. For more information, contact Dr. Jasper Roper at (225) 774-3347 or email or Dr. Charles Oatis Sr. at (225) 315-7097 or email

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Orientation Night: 7 p.m., Charity Christian Center, 871 O'Neal Lane. The Don Bradford Bible College is holding orientation to explain available courses and other useful information. For more information, call (225) 272-8252.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Prayer Breakfast: 7 a.m., Boudreaux's, 2647 Government St. The CommUNITY Prayer Breakfast is hosted by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge. The theme is "Listen: With Hearts with open." Tickets are $20 and available at the federation's office, 3112 Convention St. For more information, visit, email or call (225) 267-5600.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Fourth District Sunday School Conference: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Greater New Guide to Christian Education & Family Life Center, 3328 Adams Ave. Six classes will be offered: Inspiring and Innovative Ways of Teaching, Structure: Making It Applicable for the 21st Century; Superintendents: Doing Things Decently and in Order; Youth Using the Bible as Their GPS; and The Bible: A Solid Foundation for Our Children. The registration fee is $15, which includes lunch. Register online at or contact Min. Olivia J. Carter at or (225) 241-9808 before Aug. 31.


Sunday, Aug. 27

Back-to-School Service: 11:30 a.m., St. John the Baptist Church, 31925 Lacroix Road. Elder Rodney Wilson will speak. (225) 545-3475.


Saturday, Sept. 9

Event: 6 p.m., New Birth Prayer & Worship Center, 6243 La. 19. The church will honor The Gospel Wonders and The Spiritual Voices of Christ, both of St. Francisville. This event will be shared with The Legendary Lighthouse Gospel Singers, the Rev. Charlie Fisher Sr. & The Fisher Cavaliers, The Gospel Truth, The Williams Singers, Ron & The Louisiana Girls, along with The Community Spiritual Male Chorus of Lettsworth and The Silver Stars of Simmesport. (225) 683-1119.


Sept. 2, 16

Sisters in the Spirit Bible Study: 10 a.m., First Pilgrim Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 11453 La. 73. The topic is "The Armor of God.", (225) 715-1874,


Sunday, Aug. 27

Baptismal Service: 9:45 a.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. The church will hold a Baptismal Service. Candidate: Alainah Lee. (225) 687-6014,

Port Allen

Saturday, Aug. 26

Taste Fair: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 3261 Southern Pacific Road. The West Baton Rouge Parish Mass Choir's second annual Taste Fair. $10 for adults; $5 for ages 12 and younger.

Sunday, Aug. 27

Homecoming/Anniversary Celebration: 8:30 a.m., Scott United Methodist Church, 310 Atchafalaya St. The church celebrates its 145th anniversary. The Rev. Dwight Webster, pastor of Christian Unity Baptist Church in New Orleans, will speak. The theme is "In Pursuit of God's Purpose: With Past Resilience, Present Reflections, & Future Reverences." (225) 383-2234.



Pastor: The Pine Grove Baptist Church, 6670 La. 412 E. The church is seeking a pastor. For more information, visit Deadline to apply is Aug. 31.

Aug. 29-31

Revival: 7 p.m. nightly, Pine Grove Baptist Church, La. 412. Speakers for the parish-wide revival will be the Rev. Rodney Q. Freeman, the Rev. Frederick Mack and the Rev. Levie Wright Jr. 

St. Francisville

Aug. 26-27

Church Anniversary: Rosedown Baptist Church, 12907 La. 10. The schedule is: Prayer breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Aug. 26, tickets are $5; 2 p.m. Aug. 27, celebration of the church's 214th anniversary. The Rev. Leon McGuffie and the Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church will speak. (225) 635-5643.


Friday, Sept. 1

Southern Gospel Fest: 6:30 p.m., Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 La. 442 W. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Join hosts Mike Vaughn and Glynn Fendlason with special guest artist Danny Bishop, "the Guitar Man" from North Carolina. This is a free concert; a love offering will be taken. Concession stand available with plate lunches. For more information, call (985) 974-0507 or visit us online at


Sunday, Aug. 27

Service: 8 a.m., Oak Grove Christian Center, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road. (225) 654-7392.

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

Wednesday, Aug. 30

Bible Study: 6:30 p.m., Oak Grove Christian Center, 8755 Port Hudson-Pride Road. (225) 654-7392.