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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. 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. 2 and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 5, Christian Bible College, 720 South Blvd. Classes begin Sept. 9. For more information, contact Jasper Roper at (225) 774-3347 or, or Charles Oatis Sr. at (225) 315-7097 or

Sunday, Sept. 3

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

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. 

Sermon Series: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Robert Lowry, of Gonzales, will launch a three-part series on what it means to be a Christian. "We must walk the walk, not just talk the talk" is the Scripture-based theme. Lowry is a certified teaching elder and lay pastor of the National Presbyterian Church and is active at Highland Presbyterian Church. (225) 924-4271.

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

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

Community Conversations: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Broadmoor United Methodist Church Casual Worship Center, 10230 Mollylea Drive. The conversation, hosted by the church's Congregational Care Ministry, will be about suicide prevention, and will tackle the taboo subject of suicide with the hope of equipping attendees with effective tools to love and support people who may be contemplating suicide.

Monday, Sept. 4

Visitation: 10 a.m., Heritage House Nursing Care, 1335 Wooddale Blvd. The Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church Home Mission Ministry, under the direction of the Rev. Emma Woods, will visit.  

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.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

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.

Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27

Fall Revival: 7 p.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. The pastors are: Sept. 6, the Rev. Donald Turner, of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Port Hudson; Sept. 13, the Rev. Donald Robertson, of Greater Emmanuel Baptist Church; Sept. 20, the Rev. Fred Jeff Smith, of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church; and Sept. 27, the Rev. Perry Wrights, of Promise Land Baptist Church. For more information, call (225) 344-4480.

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 Wide Open." Tickets are $20 and available at the federation's office, 3112 Convention St. For more information, visit, email or call (225) 267-5600.

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

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. Classes to be offered are: 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. Registration fee is $15, which includes lunch. Register online at, or contact Minister Olivia J. Carter at or (225) 241-9808.

Prayer Breakfast: 9 a.m., Israelite Missionary Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. The theme is "The Power of Prayer." Sponsored by the Sisterhood Ministry. (225) 344-3553.

Sunday, Sept. 10

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

The Lord's Supper: 11 a.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road. (225) 358-7772.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Peace Pole Event: 12:30 p.m., Unity Church, 15255 Jefferson Highway. A communitywide celebration to install a "peace pole," a symbol of commitment to a peace-filled world. A spaghetti dinner will follow along with the movie "The Twelve Powers," which documents the true story of an American who recently traveled to Syria, and united with people from all over the world to install a peace pole just outside Aleppo and to send prayers into that ancient city. An offering of $5 is suggested for movie and spaghetti dinner. Call (225) 755-3043 for more information.

Woman's Auxiliary Meeting: 3 p.m.,  Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1414 Sora St. Monthly meeting of the East Baton Rouge Parish Woman's Auxiliary. Auxiliary Director Sister Linda Coleman is asking members to bring a pack of red or white beans as a donation for mission outreach project.

Denham Springs

Prayer Line: Opens at 8:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays and noon Saturdays, Simply The Word Ministry. Offers prayer, testimony and Bible classes. Call (218) 548-8431, passcode is 562160#. The Rev. B. King Sr. is pastor.


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, Sept. 10

Pastor Anniversary: 9 a.m., First Pilgrim Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 11453 La. 73. The church will celebrate Pastor Irvin Briley's 41 years of service. The Rev. Sidney Tobais, pastor of Hopeful Triumph Baptist Church in Darrow, will speak., (225) 673-1673.


Sunday, Sept. 10

Family and Friends Day: Noon, The Little Rock Baptist Church, 7191 La. 1. Special guests will include the Rev. Murlon Webb and the Star Hill Baptist Church. 


Sunday, Sept. 3

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 Ave. A. (225) 654-1000.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

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