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


  • HOUR OF POWER PRAYER: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. (225) 775-3127. Bible study follows at 7:30 p.m.


  • FELLOWSHIP FRIDAY: 6:30 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 Myrtle St. Men’s fellowship every first and third Fridays; women’s every second and fourth.



  • YOUNG PEOPLE’S SERVICE: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
  • CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: 3 p.m., In His Hands Baptist Church, 8767 Gov. Claiborne Drive. Pastor Clyde McNell will speak at the church’s eighth-year anniversary.
  • PASTOR INSTALLATION SERVICE: 4 p.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. Celebrate the installation of Pastor Kelvin Brooks Sr. Fourth District will be in charge of the program.


  • SPRING CLASSES: 6 p.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 185 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. Spring semester classes at Southeast Regional Biblical Institure begin. Visit for more information.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

  • FREE TUTORING: 6 p.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian, Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. Free tutoring for middle and high school students with qualified tutors. Those students attending the first time must have an ID and be accompanied by an adult. Volunteer tutors are always needed. For more information, call Mike Zobrist (225) 336-4189. Sessions will also be held on Thursdays.


  • EBRP WOMAN’S AUXILIARY MONTHLY MEETING: 3 p.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1701 Spanish Town Road. Sister Mary Jetson will speak on “Prayer Changes Things.”


  • WISDOM TEACHINGS WITH STACY HILTON: 6 p.m., Indigo Spiritual Center, 609 Jefferson Highway. Each week, Hilton will channel spiritual beings and share their messages of wisdom for those in need. For more information visit To register visit

Saturday, Jan. 16

  • HOT MEAL AND CLOTHING FOR THE NEEDY: 11 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 343 W. Buchanan St. (225) 343-0322.

MLK Tribute: 5:30 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel, 5261 Highland Road. Frederick Peterbark and Lavonte Heard join with pianist Allison Blumenthal in a musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a prelude to the Commemorative Week Events at LSU. The works of African-American composers along with texts by King, James Weldon Johnson, Langston Hugues and others will be featured. Free. (225) 578-8854.

Sunday, Jan. 17

  • SEEKERS BOOK CLUB: Greenwell Springs Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road.
  • WORLD RELIGION DAY: 10:30 a.m., Baha’i Faith of Baton Rouge, 4270 Perkins Road. World Religion Day promotes harmony and peace through all religions.
  • YOUTH NEW YEAR PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Beech Grove Baptist Church, 9455 Elm Grove Garden Drive. The Rev. Emma Woods will speak.
  • CULTIVATING LOVE IN A VIOLENT WORLD: 3 p.m., Tam Bao Buddhist Temple, 975 Monterrey Blvd. Free, but RSVP by Jan. 10 to (225) 267-5600 or online at

installation service: 4 p.m., Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 5262 Prescott Road. The 4th District Missionary Baptist Association will install Dr. Andra Johnson.

Jan. 18-20

  • PARISH MISSION: 7 p.m. nightly, St. George Catholic Church, 7808 St. George Drive. The Rev. Philip Chircop will speak on “Practicing Mercy: Kissed by Mercy, Embraced by Love.”

Monday, Jan. 18

  • MLK PARADE/MARCH: 8 a.m., Mount Zion First Baptist Church, 356 East Blvd. The Commemoration Program includes representatives from Baton Rouge’s varied faith communities, civic entities and governmental leaders. The program will culminate with a march for peace from the church to the Baton Rouge River Center.

MLK Birthday Celebration Service: 10 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. The East Baton Rouge Parish Ministers’ Conference presents the 28th annual celebration. Immediately following the service The church’s Family Life Center will be open for with food, board games, basketball, volleyball, skating, bowling and more.

Thursday, Jan. 21



  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 11:30 a.m., New Charleston, 3534 Cottage St. (225) 634-5370.

Sunday, Jan. 17

  • YOUTH WORSHIP SERVICE: 11:30 a.m., New Charleston Baptist Church, 3534 Cottage St. (225) 634-5370.

Saturday, Jan. 23

  • PRE-PASTORAL MUSICAL: 6 p.m., Asphodel Baptist Church, 4091 La. 68. A pre-pastoral musical for the Rev. Roy Miller. Music ministries are being asked to participate. For more information, contact Angela Daniels at (225) 267-2765 or the Rev. Dwight Coston at (225) 276-3450.


Monday, Jan. 18

  • WBR PARISH MASS CHOIR: 10 a.m., New Poplar Grove Baptist Church, 2302 Court St. The Rev. Burnell Williams, of the Huddle Church in Addis, and the Rev. Sterling Wrights, pastor of the Beachum Grove Baptist Church in Ethel and the New Charlston Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, will be the morning speakers.



  • CEMETERY PROGRAM: 11 a.m., Sherobee Baptist Church, 10064 Jones Vaughn Creek Road. Minister Darrell Roan will speak.


  • URSING HOME VISIT: 10 a.m., St. Francisville Country Manor, 15243 La. 10. The Rev. Emily Stewart will speak.

Monday, Jan. 18

  • MLK CELEBRATION: 6 p.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 9109 Tunica Trace. The West Feliciana Parish Ministers Conference will hold its annual celebration.



  • WORSHIP SERVICE: 10 a.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E.


  • HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE: 8 a.m., Redwood Baptist Church, 6480 MacHost Road.