July 27, 2012
--Rummage Sale: 8 a.m., Faith African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 3919 Groom Road, Baker, sponsored by the Women's Fellowship.
--Witnessing to the World Ladies' Conference: 9 a.m. to noon, Satsuma Baptist Church, 29880 S. Satsuma Road, Livingston, with music from the Pearsons. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
--Homecoming Celebration: 9:30 a.m., Berean Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Center, 4555 Fairfields Ave., to commemorate 76 years of service with evangelist Carlton P. Byrd as guest speaker at 11 a.m. After the service, there will be a fellowship meal.
--Fourth District Rally Day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 5262 Prescott Road, with spelling, Bible Bowl oratorical, great debate, step and drill dance competition. Registration begins at 9 a.m.
--Encountering God, Self and Others Through Dream Work: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula, with MaryAnn Culotta as presenter. $35 includes lunch.
--Fourth District Baptist Usher's Ministry Bi-Monthly Meeting: 2 p.m., Freeman Baptist Church, 4628 La. 955 West, Ethel.
--Dinner and a Movie: 5 p.m., Faith Presbyterian Church, 12855 Old Hammond Highway, featuring "The Grace Card." Includes a post-viewing discussion of the film.
--Sentao Master Class With Zumba ZES Marcie Gill: 6 p.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 101 Live Oak Blvd., Lafayette. $25.
--Gospel Musical Program: 7 p.m., Greater Hollywood Baptist Church, 8819 Sligo Road, St. Francisville, featuring The Gospel Wonders and The Gospel Truth.
--Minister Emma Woods as Guest Speaker: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St.
--The Tapestry of Life Music Sunday: 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd., featuring the adult choir.
--Family Festival: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Immaculate Heart of Mary, 11140 LA. 77, Maringouin, with barbecue chicken dinners, face painting and a raffle for $1,000. $6 for the dinners.
--110th Church Anniversary: 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 24830 Railroad Ave., Plaquemine, with the Rev. Marques A. Braggs as the guest speaker.
--Cajun Fais Do-Do: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saint James Episcopal Church, 205 N. Fourth St., in celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day with live music, refreshments and a tribute to those living with cancer.
--Pastor's Appreciation Program: 3 p.m., Union Chapel Baptist Church, 12489 Union Chapel Lane, Clinton, in honor of the Rev. Geoffrey O. Sykes with the Rev. Gerard Robinson and the congregation of McKowen Baptist Church of Baton Rouge as guests.
--First Monday Program: 12:05 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd., featuring John Coppa on the clarinet and Dan Talbot on the organ. Lunch, which is $7, will follow the program.
--Revival: 7 p.m., Greater Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 3155 Victoria Drive, with the Rev. Isadore Edwards Jr., of Fort Worth, Texas, as guest evangelist.
--Vacation Bible School: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Faith African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 3919 Groom Road, Baker, for children ages 4 and older. Registration will be at 5 p.m. Monday.
--Amazing Wonders Aviation Vacation Bible School: 9 a.m. to noon, Jefferson Baptist Church, 9135 Jefferson Highway, with music, crafts, Bible stories, games, recreation and snacks for children entering kindergarten through the fifth grade. $5 includes a T-shirt. Register online at http://www.jeffersonbaptist.org.
--Space Quest Vacation Bible School: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Satsuma Baptist Church, 29880 S. Satsuma Road, Livingston, for children from 4 years old through the fifth grade.
--Vacation Bible School: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Elm Grove Baptist Church, 1069 N. 38th St.
--Heaven's Kitchen Vacation Bible School: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., New St. John Baptist Church, 1455 South St.
--The Dixie Echoes in Concert: 7 p.m., Stevendale Baptist Church, 16545 Old Hammond Highway.
--Louisiana Religious Freedom Rally: noon to 1 p.m., steps of the State Capital, North Third Street.
--Founders' Day Ice Cream Social: 5:30 p.m., Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Highway, Scotlandville.
--Youth Explosion Praize Party: 7 p.m., Fellowship Cathedral, 1450 N. Airway Drive, featuring minister, rapper, poet and youth activist A.J. McQueen, of Houston, along with various singers, rappers, mimers, dancers, puppet ministries and poets.
--Pre-Anniversary Pastor's Banquet: 7 p.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H Delpit Drive, in honor of the Rev. Van Smith Jr. for his 27 years of service with the Rev. Fred Jeff Smith as guest speaker.
--Founders' Day Prayer Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Highway, Scotlandville.
--Youth Explosion Empowerment Seminar: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fellowship Cathedral, 1450 N. Airway Drive, with panelists discussing such topics as health, bullies and education. $5 for lunch. Call (225) 287-6881 to preregister.
--Health and Wellness Fair: 9 a.m. to noon, Ingleside United Methodist Church, 4264 Capital Heights Ave., with free blood pressure and sugar checks, fitness assessments and "Ask the Doctor" sessions. Includes a kids' corner and refreshments.
--Health Fair: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shady Grove First Missionary Baptist Church, 16443 Plank Road, Baker, with free eye exams, hearing exams, cholesterol and glucose tests, STD and hepatitis tests, and colorectal kits. Includes children's activities.
--Swimming lessons: Beginning June 15, A.C. Lewis Branch YMCA, 350 S. Foster Drive, sponsored by the James Haines Swimming Ministry of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. (225) 344-6931.
--Extreme Reality On The Bayou: July 16 to 20, Acadian Baptist Center, 1202 Academy Drive, Eunice, with Chip Dickey and the Heard and opportunities for worship, Bible studies, games, swimming and other activities. $180. Register online at http://www.abccamp.com/er or call (337) 457-9047.