November 23, 2012
Church Rummage Sale: 7 a.m. to noon, Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H Delpit Drive, sponsored by the Deaconess Ministry.
Jambalaya Dinner: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bet-R Grocery Store, 2812 Kalurah St., sponsored by the Friends of St. Francis Xavier School to benefit the St. Francis Xavier Catholic School. $8 per plate.
Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries Cram the Van personal needs drive: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wal-Mart, 2171 O’Neal Lane. Such items as adult diapers, toilet paper and laundry detergent are needed for the individuals that Evergreen serves who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Women’s Conference: 8:30 a.m., Greater Greene Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1232 N. 32nd St., with the Rev. Evelyn Murphy, of Laurel, Miss., as speaker.
Health Fair: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Greater Mount Canaan Baptist Church, 5820 Evangeline St., with 20 organizations represented plus activities for youth and free school supplies.
Wellness Workshop: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway, with sessions on the connection between diabetes, heart disease and kidney disease as well as on kidney health, diabetes management and healthy cooking. It will also include free health screenings, door prizes and lunch. Registration will start at 8:30 a.m.
Clothes Giveaway: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 736 N. 35th St.
Saint John Baptist Church Brotherhood Weekend Fellowship: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., J.S. Clark Memorial Park, 2301 Thomas Road.
OPEN HOUSE: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., The LIFE Church of Baton Rouge, 8731 Greenwell Springs Road, with a guided tour of the facility, food, music and family activities.
Pre Men’s Day Musical: 5 p.m., Elm Park Baptist Church, 5150 Landis Drive.
Benefit Musical Program: 6 p.m., Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 12258 Jackson Road, St. Francisville, featuring the Gospel Wonders, of St. Francisville, and the Gospel Truths, of Baton Rouge.
Youth Breakout with a Radical Praise: 6:30 p.m., St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1334 Napoleon St.
“My Twin Sister Sylvia”: 7 p.m., Lighthouse Family Church, 1300 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, a play by Jim Chambers presented by Audience of 1. In the land where RC cola and Moon Pies are a delicacy, Vera Marlin tries to escape her past and write her novel. Much to her dismay, her new home quickly becomes a revolving door of interesting characters.
Family and Friends Day Program: 7 a.m., New St. Luke Baptist Church, 538 South Blvd.
Men’s Day Program: 8 a.m., Donaldson Chapel Baptist Church, 2501 Gracie St., with the Rev. Lamont Jackson, of Hammond, as guest preacher.
Men’s Day: 8 a.m., Elm Park Baptist Church, 5150 Landis Drive, with the Rev Tyrone Maracalin as guest speaker.
136th Church Anniversary: 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 665 Gardere Lane, with the Rev. Henry J. Brown as the guest speaker for the afternoon service.
Family AND Friend Day Celebration: 8:30 a.m., The Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 6274 Scenic Highway.
Back to School Program: 9:30 a.m., Sweet Home Baptist Church, 10300 Church St., Maringouin, with 1st Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry as guest speaker.
Ava and Jacob Saucier Memorial Scholarship Fund Jambalaya Benefit and Silent Auction: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holy Family Parish Hall, 319 North Jefferson, Port Allen. $7 per plate. Beverages and sweets also will be available for purchase and there will be a silent auction and a raffle for a cypress glider swing.
Family and Friends Day: 11 a.m., Greater Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 205 Alice St., with the Rev. Ronald Sutton and the congregation of Ebenezer Baptist Church as guests. The day also will include music and food.
Usher’s Ministry Anniversary: 11 a.m., Shady Grove First Missionary Baptist Church, 16443 Plank Road, Baker.
Men in Worship: 11 a.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Meyer Road, with the Rev. Alvin Johnson as the guest speaker.
Church Anniversary: 2 p.m., Rosedown Baptist Church, 12097 La. 10 E., St. Francisville, with the Rev. John H. Lee as guest speaker. Includes refreshments.
Pastor’s Appreciation Service: 3 p.m., Greater Saint James Baptist Church, 1919 Arizona St., in honor of the Rev. Rolan A. Glover with the Rev. Levi Wright and the Greater Mount Canaan Baptist Church as guests.
Women’s Day Program: 4 p.m., Greater Greene Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1232 N. 32nd St., with the Rev. Connie Belin-Wicker, of Stone Mountain, Ga., as speaker.
Family and Friend Day Service: 4 p.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H Delpit Drive, with the Rev. Ronald T. Williams and Mount Carmel Baptist Church as guests.
FIRST Church Anniversary: 5 p.m., Visions Family Worship Center, 3718 La. 10, Jackson, with Superintendent Warren S. Lands as guest speaker.
BRAVE Community Partners Training: 8:30 a.m., Church of Life Fellowship, 6066 Evangeline St., with the BRAVE Coalition, Church of Life Fellowship, Working Interfaith Network (WIN) and the Southern University Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy as hosts for a day of training workshops and consultations aimed at strengthening efforts to fight violence and create a better life for young people and their families in the 70805 ZIP code area.
Christian Education Institute: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Greater King David Baptist Church, 222 Blount Road, with such classes as “Christian Stewardship” by the Rev. Melvin Rushing; “Administering the Family Program” by the Rev. Audrey Bowman and “God’s Plan for Mission through the Church” by Sister Wineta Hitchens. Registration will start at 5:30 p.m. The institute also will offer classes for children and youth on the topic “God’s Plan for the Family.” Registration is $5 per adult. Children and youth register for free.
Excel Training Class: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd., Suite E. (225) 300-4528 or visit http://www.mirrorofgrace.org.
Revival: 7 p.m., Greater St. Luke Baptist Church, 132 N. 23rd St., with the Rev. Levi Wright, of Norwood, as guest minister.
Community Impact Revival: 7 p.m., Beacon Light Baptist Church, 4325 West Park Ave., Gray, with Bishop Paul Morton as speaker.
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University: A nine-week DVD course on managing personal and family finances is being offered at these area churches:
- REDEEMER BAPTIST CHURCH, 14140 SOUTH HARRELLS FERRY ROAD, BEGINNING AT 2:30 p.m. Sept. 2. Contact Darrin Morgan at (225) 753-4273.
- FIRST CHURCH OF NAZARENE, 9955 OLD HAMMOND HIGHWAY, BEGINNING AT 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6. Contact Heidi Babin at (225) 328-4104.
- Healing Place Church, 19202 Highland Road, beginning at 5 p.m. Sept. 9. Contact Marina Boyd at (225) 753-2273.
- First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd., beginning 5 p.m. Sept. 9. Contact Becky Poor at (225) 383-4777.
- Bethany World Prayer Center South Campus, 11107 Honore Lane, beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 9. Contact Steven Marse at (225) 774-1700.
- BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST, 10230 MOLLYLEA DRIVE, BEGINNING AT 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10. Contact Robert Manes at (225) 924-6269.
- NEWSONG, 18465 OLD PERKINS ROAD, PRAIRIEVILLE, BEGINNING AT 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Contact Mark Lloyd at (225) 313-6736.
- Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 865 Hatchell Lane in Denham Springs, beginning at 7 p.m. Sept. 11. Contact Melinda Mayeux at (225) 665-5359.
- Greenwell Springs Baptist Church, 19421 Greenwell Springs Road in Greenwell Springs, beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 12. Contact Jancie Corie at (225)261-2246.