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Baton Rouge

Saturday, Sept. 23

Prayer Workshop: 10 a.m., Jordan Stone Baptist Church, 8523 Thelma St. "An Invitation to Prayer Workshop (The Battle Plan for Prayer from Basic Training to Targeted Strategies)." Speakers are Brother Moses Clark, Sister Angela Ausley-Matthew, Sister Betty Wallace, the Rev. Emma Woods, Sister Chryal London, Sister Valerie Holiday, Sister Ursula Clark-Holmes and Brother Roy London. (225) 775-6621.

Stop the Violence Prayer Walk: Noon, corner of Thomas H. Delpit and Grant streets. Victory International Ministries will lead the walk, which is being held in the wake of the recent spike of violence in the community. Rallying may begin at 11:30 a.m., with the walk following at noon. Everyone is invited to participate. 

Sunday, Sept. 24

Sunday Morning Worship Service: 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., Oasis Christian Church, 4524 E. Brookstown Drive. (225) 355-8274,

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. Youth Sunday Service is at 11 a.m.

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. 

Joint Worship: 11 a.m., Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1359 South Blvd. The congregations of Bethel and St. Alban Episcopal Church will worship together for the second time. The service will be followed by an old-fashioned church potluck dinner. Everyone is invited. (225) 344-6931.

Pastor Anniversary: 11 a.m., McKowen Missionary Baptist Church, 1255 Louise St. The church will celebrate the 27th anniversary of Pastor Dr. Gerard A. Robinson Sr. with the theme, "A Man of God Who is Strong, Courageous, Prosperous and Successful." (225) 378-3006.

Appreciation Service: 11 a.m., First Baptist Church of Richmond, 3115 Newton St. The church will hold an appreciation service for Associate Pastor Leonard Harrel Sr. Everyone is invited. (225) 383-7868.

Seven Seals of Revelation: 2 p.m., Cathedral of Faith Ministry, 2681 Valley St. Several anointed brother and sisters will expound upon Seven Seals. (225) 248-1128.

Church Anniversary: 3 p.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Pastor's Anniversary: 4 p.m., Allen Chapel AME Church, 6175 Scenic Highway. The church celebrates the 16th anniversary of the Rev. Bland Washington Sr. and First Lady Brenda Washington. (225) 356-0719.

Pastor's Anniversary: 4 p.m., Israelite Missionary Baptist Church of South Baton Rouge, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. The church celebrates the eighth anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Donald R. Sterling. The Rev. Conway Knighton and St. Mary Baptist Church will be special guests. (225) 344-3553.

Wednesday, Sept. 27

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.

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

Fall Revival: 7 p.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St. The Rev. Perry Wrights, of Promise Land Baptist Church, will preach. For more information, call (225) 344-4480.

Thursday, Sept. 28

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

Women in Spirit: Noon, St. Joseph Cathedral Parish Hall, 401 Main St. Lisette Borné, associate director for vocations and seminarians at the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, will speak on "Grace Happens" at the interfaith gathering for women. RSVP by emailing or by calling (225) 387-5928.

Sunday, Oct. 1

Holy Communion: 10:30 a.m., Highest Praise Family Worship Center, 1965 Highland Road. (225) 733-4648.

Oct. 6-8

Kingdom Fest and Leadership Conference 2017: Oasis Christian Church, 4524 E. Brookstown Drive. Great speakers and informative classes. Register online at or call (225) 355-8274 for more information.

Saturday, Oct. 7

Ushers' Ministry: 2 p.m., Nazarene Baptist Church, 1707 Spanish Town Road. Fourth District Ushers' Ministry meeting. 

Saturday, Oct.  8

Men's Day: 2 p.m., Cathedral of Faith, 2681 Valley St. Kevin Snaril, pastor of True Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Plaquemine, will speak. (225) 248-1128.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Rosary: Noon, Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway. Look for the Our Lady of Fatima sign. Open to everyone. Bring your rosary, a chair and wear sunscreen. 

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.

East Feliciana

Sept. 29, 30 & Oct. 1

Male Chorus Anniversary: 7 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday, New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4756 La. 412 E., Slaughter; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Providence No. 1 Baptist Church, 7984 La. 955 E., Ethel. The three-day event is the 48th anniversary of the East Feliciana Male Chorus. Friday is choir night, Saturday is male chorus night. On Sunday, all East Feliciana Male Chorus church choirs will perform. The Rev. Wilford Fontenot, of the Greater St. James Baptist Church, will speak. Special guests will include St. Mark Devine Gospel Singers, of Brookhaven Mississippi, and others. Lela Kelly will emcee.


Oct. 6-8

Old Time Camp Meeting: 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Central Baptist Church, 14200 La. 44. The meeting will include singing, preaching and fellowship. For more information, call (225) 647-5673.


Sunday, Sept. 24

Mens & Womens Day Celebration: 11 a.m., Hurst United Methodist Church, 58225 Court St. 

Pastor's Encouragement Service: 3 p.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St. The church will celebrate the 32nd anniversary of Pastor Van Smith Jr. The Rev. Mark Lewis will preach accompanied by the Mount Calvary Baptist Church, of New Iberia. Special music will be by the choirs of St. Peter, New Jerusalem and the Iberville Parish Chorus. A reception will follow in the church's dining room. (225) 687-6014.


Sunday, Sept. 24

Service & Ethics Lecture: 9:50 a.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 250 W. Hickory St. A lecture will follow the 9:30 a.m. service. The public is invited. Thomas O. Meyer, associate professor of finance, will speak on “Privileged Positions.” A reception in the parish hall will follow the lecture.


Sept. 24

Family & Friends Day: 2 p.m., New Hope Baptist Church, 1405 La. 409. Dr. René Brown and the congregation of Mount Zion Baptist Church will be special guests.

5th Annual Men's Day: 3 p.m., St. James Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane. Brother Clarence Davis will host the event, "The Experience Journey." (225) 683-8228.


Sunday, Sept. 24

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, Sept. 27

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