Health Fair: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road, with information on mosquito control, AIDS/HIV testing, a children’s village with face painting, salad bar, free school supplies and door prizes.
Prayer AND Healing Classes: 10 a.m. to noon, Holiday Inn Baton Rouge-South, 9940 Airline Highway.
South Louisiana Lemonade Day: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jordan United Methodist Church, 4619 Stearns St., with ice-cold lemonade and other treats available for purchase.
Back to School Community Health Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jubilee Christian Center, 14595 Florida Blvd., with complimentary health screenings, health information, haircuts, school supplies and food.
Back to School Giveaway: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., New Ark Baptist Church, 1344 Terrace St., for students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Includes refreshments. Children must be present to get school supplies.
Health Fair: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 6515 E. Myrtle Ave., Baker, with food, free cholesterol and diabetes screening, free blood pressure and HIV testing and free eye exams.
A Visit from St. Mary Baptist Church: 10 a.m., Sterling Place Nursing Home, 3888 North Blvd., with Minister Emma Woods as speaker.
True Love Waits Abstinence Conference: 10 a.m., United Christian Faith Ministries, 9229 N. Ridgewood Drive, for young people ages 13 to 22 and featuring workshop classes on dating and relationships as well as a panel discussion, door prizes, and live performances by The Decisions Tour.
Education Emphasis Day: 11 a.m., Berean Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Center, 4555 Fairfields Ave., with T. Ron Weegar as speaker. The worship service will also be a part of a reunion weekend for students who attended Berean Academy 30 years ago.
All You Can Eat!: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., New Christ Land Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson Ave., with grilled pork chops, chicken, turkey, red beans and rice/sausage, seafood, green salad, desert, bread and cold drinks. $10.
Experiencing Sherwood Weekend: 7 a.m. to noon, Sherwood Baptist Church, 1180 S. Flannery Road, with a free pancake breakfast as well as a garage sale, spacewalk, face painting and snowballs. The celebration continues with Sherwood’s Celebration Choir and Praise Team performing “Experiencing God: The Musical” during the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday.
Men and Women Fellowship Conference: 8 a.m., Apostolic Assembly of Christ Temple, 48123 La. 16, Pine Grove. The Rev. Joseph Ricard will speak during the concluded service at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Men’s Day: 8 a.m., First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, 575 Education St. Pastor Willie Richard of the Little Rock Baptist Church in Morganza will bring the message.
59th Church Anniversary: 8 a.m., Mount Herman Baptist Church, 1293 N. 36th St.
first Year Youth Anniversary: 8:30 a.m., Wisdom Rock Ministries, 3770 Maribel Drive, with Micaiah Alfred, 8, as speaker.
Ordination/Installation Service: 9:15 a.m., Evening Star Baptist Church, 16301 Al Sanford Road, Baker, for the Rev. Aldora Sanford.
Usher Ministry Anniversary: 9:15 a.m., Shekinah Glory Christian Fellowship Church, 10164 North Line St., Donaldsonville, with the Rev. Keith Branch, of Baton Rouge, as guest speaker.
Mission Program: 11 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St., with Minister Emma Woods as speaker.
Mission Service: 11 a.m., New Beach Grove Baptist Church, 4420 Crown Ave., with the Rev. Charles Johnson as guest.
Homecoming Worship: 11 a.m., Shady Grove First Missionary Baptist Church, 16443 Plank Road, Baker.
Fellowship Day: 11 a.m., St. Matthew Baptist Church, 22910 Warren St., Plaquemine, with the Rev. Murlon Webb and the Star Hill Baptist Church of St. Francisville.
Family AND Friends Day: 11:30 a.m., St. James Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane, Slaughter, with the Rev. Christopher Huddleston as guest speaker.
Back to school event: 11:45 am to 2 p.m., Hope Community United Methodist Church, 4260 Evangeline St. From 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. parents will receive tickets for door prizes, free food, haircuts for kids and free school supplies. The first 100 families will receive a free backpack. Students will have the opportunity to sign up for free tutoring and to apply for Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge’s Teen Outreach Program.
Family and Friends Day: 1 p.m., The Breath of Life Full Gospel Outreach Ministry, 11214 Bank St., Clinton, with the Rev. Dandridge L. Brooks Sr. and the Greater St. James Baptist and Rose Hill Baptist churches, of Natchez, Miss., as guests.
96th Church Anniversary: 3 p.m., Greater Antioch Baptist Church, 2139 Nebraska St., with the Rev. Miller Jackson and Mount Olive Baptist Church as guests.
Pastor’s 20th Anniversary: 3 p.m., Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 1414 Sora St., in honor of the Rev. Fred Jeff Smith with the Rev. Jesse B. Bilberry Jr., president of the Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association and moderator for the Louisiana Baptist State Congress of Christian Education, as speaker.
Pastor’s 13th Year Appreciation: 3 p.m., New Life Missionary Baptist Church, 280 West Flanacher Road, Zachary, in honor of the Rev. Joseph Lawrence with the Rev. M. Wallace and the Freeman Baptist Church in Ethel as guests.
Church Anniversary: 3 p.m., Zion Traveler Baptist Church, 8924 False River Road, New Roads, with the Rev. Oliver Washington and St. Peter Baptist and New Mount Pilgrim Baptist churches as guests. A reception will follow in the church’s Fellowship Hall.
Emmanuel Baptist Church Aid Association District Chorus Rehearsal: 6 p.m., Capitol Sweet Home Baptist Church, 12575 Sunshine Road.
Mondays for the Master: 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Zachary, 4200 Main St., Zachary, with the Rev. Fred Luter Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Convention, as speaker. Child care will be provided for children to age 4. (225) 654-2755.
Revival: 6:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, 544 Government St., with the Rev. René F. Brown speaking on Monday, the Rev. Clifton Conrad on Tuesday and the Rev. Victor McGhee on Wednesday. Guest choirs will come from Mount Zion, Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church and Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Grosse tete unity Youth Conference: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., New Mount Olive Baptist Church, 76625 Garner Lane, Grosse Tete, with Felton Williams as opening night speaker. Youth will be divided by ages for breakout sessions on bullying on Tuesday, peer pressure on Wednesday and parent-children relationships on Thursday with ages 6 to 12 meeting at Old Mount Olive, 17760 La. 77, Grosse Tete; ages 13 to 15 at New Light Baptist Church, 76765 Cedar St., Grosse Tete; and ages 16 to 18 at New Mount Olive. All will meet at New Mount Olive again Friday for the closing night activity and panel discussion.
Vocations Presentation: 6:30 p.m., St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 11441 Goodwood Blvd., with Patricia Welther, Sister Susan Catherine Kennedy and the Rev. Matthew Dupré as speakers. Refreshments will follow.
Revival: 7 p.m., Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 665 Gardere Lane, with the Rev. Christopher Huddleston and St. James Baptist Church, of Slaughter, as guests.
The Comeback Generation Skate Night: 6:30 p.m., Skate Galaxy, 12828 Jefferson Highway.
Summer Sounds: 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 205 N. Fourth St., Quiana Lynell and The Lush Life, whose musical style has been described as jazzicalsfunk, and followed by a reception in the Parish Hall parlor. $10 (free to college students with IDs). (225) 387-5141.
Free Gospel Concert: 7 p.m., Mike Vaughn Ministries/Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 Highway 442 West, Tickfaw, featuring Shallow Creek Bluegrass Gospel. Doors will open at 6 p.m. A concession stand will have plate dinners for sale.
Family Choices — Finding the Balance in Dementia Care: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway, with Jo Huey, founder of the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Institute and author of “Alzheimer’s Disease: 10 Simple Solutions for Caregivers” as speaker. Includes such breakout topics as The 10 Absolutes of Alzheimer’s Disease Communication and Care, Legal Issues, Cooking and Dietary needs, Family Communication and Government programs. $10 pre-registered, $15 at door. (225) 242-0323. http://www.diobr.org/
Youth Taking Jesus Back-to-School Workshop: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway, featuring Bernard Taylor, superintendent of East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools, as kickoff speaker. The workshop is open to students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade as well as their parents and will include seminars for students on study skills, health and safety, Christian character building and conflict resolution. Seminars for parents will cover changes in the school system affecting students, tips to help students succeed, conflict resolution and pupil services. Includes refreshments, free school supplies. After the workshop, the church will have a clothing giveaway in its Outreach Center, 9450 Scenic Highway.
Family, Friends, Fun, and Food Fellowship Day: 9 a.m., New Bethal Baptist Church, 1540 Matilda St.
Community Health Fair AND Back to School Bash: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mount Zion United Methodist Church, 11920 Parker St., Clinton, with health screenings, blood pressure checks, glucose checks, cholesterol checks, EKGs, a spacewalk, school supplies, food and giveaways. Drs. Steven Kelly, Stanford White and LaTresha White are expected to attend.
Deaconess Hat-titude Luncheon: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wisdom Rock Ministries, 3770 Maribel Drive, with the Rev. Constance Saizon as speaker. $10. (225) 774-3149.
The Four Gospels: 6 p.m., New Life Missionary Baptist Church, 280 West Flanacher Road, Zachary, with the Revs. Robert Williams III, Dytra Carter, Leonard Veal Jr. and Brian Lawrence as speakers. A combined choir will rehearse at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University: beginning at 7 p.m. Aug. 14, Trinity Oaks located at 15160 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road, a multiweek DVD course. Contact Chris Rosendahl at (225) 272-3110 for more information or to register.
Family Life Federation Pregnancy Problem Center Fundraiser: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 5, Renaissance Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd., with Diane Deaton as master of ceremonies; Benjamin Clapper, executive director of the Louisiana Right to Life Federation, as keynote speaker. The Rev. Jeff Bayhi, the center’s spiritual director, and Clare Fletcher, Pro-Life State Oratory Contest winner, will also speak. Includes food, a silent auction and cash bar. $60; Child of Life Sponsor (table of 10) is $600. Email email@example.com or call (225) 924-1400.
Southeast Regional Biblical Institute Fall Semester: Begins with registration at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 6 followed by classes at 6 p.m., New Life Church, 365 Staring Lane. This Certificate Program is through Beeson Divinity School Extension Division, Samford University, Birmingham, Ala. $50 for registration and tuition. Contact the Rev. Mary W. Moss, institute director, (225) 772-0307 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST. JOHN BIBLE INSTITUTE 2012-2013 sessions: beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 26, St. John Bible Institute, 820 New Rafe Meyer Road. Each session runs about 14 weeks with three sessions in an academic year. (225) 774-1468.