God Answers Prayer Summit: 8 a.m., Abounding Love Ministries, 7076 Hooper Road, with speakers, workshops and a continental breakfast.

Fall Registration: 9 a.m. to noon, Christian Bible College, 720 South Blvd. $450 for the fall and spring semester, $475 for a year pursuing a master’s degree. (225) 774-3347.

Health Fair: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church, 1920 Progress Road.

Prayer Breakfast: 10 a.m., St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane, Slaughter, with Katherine Lamelle as speaker.

COUNTRY COMMUNITY CELEBRATION: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Parkview Baptist Church, 11795 Jefferson Highway, with Shepherd’s Call, of Brookhaven, Miss., performing. A buffet, served from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., cost $3 for adults and $2 for children younger than 12.


102nd Church Anniversary: 7 a.m., New Ark Baptist Church, 1344 Terrace St., with the Rev. Troy Williams and Days Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church as guests.

Pastor’s 11th Anniversary: 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., New Gideon Baptist Church, 2542 Balis Drive, in honor of the Rev. Thomas N. Bessix with the Revs. Brandon D. Collins, of Waskom, Texas, and Mark E. Lewis, of Lafayette, as guest speakers.

Women’s Day Celebration: 8 a.m., Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, 58830 Iron Farm Road, Plaquemine, with Mildred F. Johnson as guest speaker and Tiffany Carline-Laird providing music.

Women’s Day Celebration: 8:15 a.m., First Unity Church, 6262 McClelland Drive, with evangelist Avis Bickham as guest speaker.

Returning to Two Services: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, 3555 Jones Creek Road. The early service will be a traditional liturgical service and the later service will be more contemporary.

Faith in Action! Be the Church: 9 a.m., Faith Presbyterian Church, 12855 Old Hammond Highway. The usual service has been canceled, so church members and other volunteers can meet up instead to tackle three community projects.

Fisher Humphreys Visit: 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Broadmoor Baptist Church, 9755 Goodwood Blvd. Humphreys, professor emeritus of divinity at Samford University, will lead a morning Bible study, preach in the morning service and speak at the evening meal. $5 for the meal.

Peace Stones Re-Dedication: 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd., in memory for all who have fallen in violence.

Explorer’s Send: 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, 3555 Jones Creek Road, with games and other activities to kickoff the Sunday School year.

BLUE MASS: 10 a.m., St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. 14040 Greenwell Springs Road, to honor public servants and remember those who sacrificed their lives.

Back to School Youth Explosion: 11 a.m., Mount Gideon Full Gospel Baptist Church, 77700 W. Oak Lane, Maringouin, with 1st Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry as guest speaker.

The Biblical Perspective of Winning a War on Terrorism: 11 a.m., Central Baptist Church, 17017 Florida Blvd, with retired Marine Col. J. Tyler Ryberg as guest speaker. Veterans and active duty military personnel will be recognized.

Pastor’s 30th Anniversary: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St., in honor of the Rev. Roosevelt Pryer Sr. with the Rev. J.J. Mitchell as guest speaker.

Homecoming: 11:30 a.m., St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 6148 Gilead Road, Clinton, with the Rev. Wilford Fontenot as guest speaker and the S.J. Gospel Singers as guest musicians. There will also be a mini parade and picnic.

MOVEABLE PRAY-FOR-PEACE VIGIL: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at these locations:

•Holy Grill at Cadillac Park, 6117 Cadillac St.

•Elm Grove Baptist Church, 1069 North 38th St. (doesn’t begin until 2 p.m.)

•Unitarian Church, 8470 Goodwood Blvd.

•?St. John’s United Methodist Church, 9375 Highland Road.

•Beth Shalom Synagogue, 9111 Jefferson Highway.

•Islamic Center of Baton Rouge, 285 E. Airport Blvd.

•University United Methodist Church, 3550 Dalrymple Drive.

For this event, sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, participants are encouraged to visit one, more or all of the sites during the vigil to pray for peace.

OPEN HOUSE: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Islamic Center of Baton Rouge, 285 E. Airport Ave. Refreshments will be provided.

Open House: 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., Cenacle Retreat Center, 5500 St. Mary St., Metairie, with tours of the center and a chance for people to meet the Cenacle Sisters. (504) 887-1420.

106th Church Anniversary: 2 p.m., Little Star Freewill Baptist Church, 2511 Church St., Zachary, with Rev. Otis Collins and True Love Missionary Baptist Church as guests.

9-11 Service of Remembrance: 3 p.m., Francis Asbury United Methodist Church, 15447 Old Hammond Highway.

Family and Friends Day: 3:30 p.m., Greater Greene Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1232 N. 32nd St., with the Rev. Douglas Taylor and members of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church of New Orleans as guest.

9/11 COMMUNITY GATHERING FOR PEACE: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St., sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge.

Shepherd’s Day: 4 p.m., The Hour of Prayer Ministries, 5211 Ford St., with 1st Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry as guest speaker.

Remembering the Fallen and Celebrating Freedom: 5 p.m., First Baptist Church, downtown campus, 529 Convention St., with Gov. Bobby Jindal as keynote speaker and music provided by a brass quintet from LSU, the Baton Rouge Caledonian Pipes and Drums and a combined choir led by guest conductor Benjamin Harlan.


InterDenominational International Fellowship meeting: 7 p.m., New St. Luke Baptist Church, 538 South Blvd., a monthly gathering.


Revival: 7 p.m., Rose Hill Baptist Church, 228 La. 998, Belle Rose. Continues nightly through Thursday with the Revs. Devin Mason, Carvin Smith and Clarence Mollaire as speakers.


COMMUNITY PRAYER BREAKFAST: 7 a.m., Boudreaux’s, 2647 Government St. with the Rev. Jeff Day as keynote speaker for this celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge. $15. Doors open at 6:30 a.m. (225) 267-5600.

East Baton Rouge Parish Woman’s Auxiliary meeting: 3 p.m., McKowen Missionary Baptist Church, 1255 Louise St., a monthly gathering.


Baton Rouge Aglow Community Lighthouse: 10 a.m. to noon, Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd, with Nell Newby, of DeRidder, as guest speaker.

Single Adult Friends Encourage: 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2200 Rue Denise, Hammond, for singles, ages 50 and older. A speaker from Southeastern Louisiana University will discuss “Christianity versus Islam.” (985) 340-3015.


Gospel Cafe 1st Friday Tailgate Party: 7:30 p.m., The Life Auditorium, 8731 Greenwell Springs Road, with such performing artists as Ava White, Clifford Nichols and Kingdom Konnection. $10.

Sept. 17

Women Conference: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Magnolia Baptist Church, 960 E. Buchanan St. $20 includes breakfast and lunch. (225) 383-2913.

SINGLES CONFERENCE: 9:30 a.m., Progressive Baptist Church, 125 Gallian St., Lafayette, with Sam Lofton, of Lafayette, Linda Harris-Harding, of New Iberia, and Jackie Hill of Houston as guest speakers. Includes lunch. Registration begins at 8 a.m. (337) 344-2354.

Young Peoples Department Monthly Workshop: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. James Baptist Church, 1105 N. 44th St., for ages 5-25 and including classes for youth leaders and workers.

RESCHEDULED Daughters of Naomi Open House: 10 a.m., Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Highway, Scotlandville, with Annette Yancy as the speaker. This event for girls, ages 9-18, was originally scheduled for a week earlier. (225) 933-7475.

Dead Sea Scrolls, Bible: 1 p.m., Adat Yeshua Synagogue, 1501 Hickory Ave., Harahan.