Deacon and deaconess ministry pre-anniversary prayer breakfast: 9 a.m., Mount Gillion Baptist Church, 346 E. Buchanan St., with the Rev. James Grayson, of Baker, as guest speaker.
“My Twin Sister Sylvia”: 7 p.m., Lighthouse Family Church, 1300 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette, a play by Jim Chambers presented by Audience of 1.
Holy Communion Service: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive.
Deacon and deaconess ministry anniversary: 8 a.m., Mount Gillion Baptist Church, 346 E. Buchanan St., with the Rev. Larry Eubanks as guest speaker.
Begin the Beguine: 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd., jazz worship services featuring pianist Willis Delony, bass player Bill Grimes and saxophonist Ed Veatch.
Church Anniversary: noon, Greater Hollywood Baptist Church, 8819 Sligo Road, St. Francisville, with the Rev. Elijah Lewis and Independence Baptist Church as guests.
Communion Service: 5:30 p.m., New St. Luke Baptist Church, 538 South Blvd.
Fall Registration: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Christian Bible College of Baton Rouge, 720 South Blvd.
“Breathing Under Water — Spirituality and the 12 steps”: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 10230 Mollylea Drive, a four-week study for National Recovery Month of a book by Richard Rohr dealing with Gospel principles to break addiction. The study continues through Sept. 26. A light supper that cost $3 per person will precede the study at 6 p.m. Call (225) 924-6269 to register or arrange for child care.
Community Gospel Concert: 7 p.m., Mike Vaughn Ministries/Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 Highway 442 West, Tickfaw, featuring The Jonathan Adams Family. The concession stand will have plate dinners for sale. Doors will open at 6 p.m.
Fall Registration: 9 a.m. to noon, Christian Bible College of Baton Rouge, 720 South Blvd.
THE STORY OF REDEMPTION: 7 p.m., Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4555 Fairfields Ave., a three-week journey through the Bible presented by Robert Davis with nightly sessions except on Mondays and Fridays.
The Leadership Luncheon Series: noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 10, Drusilla Place Catering, 3482 Drusilla Lane, sponsored by Catholic Community Radio with LSU baseball coach Paul Maineiri as the speaker. $14 per person with tax included. Participants will also get a chance to win door prizes from Red Door Interiors. (225) 448-3754.
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University: A nine-week DVD course on managing personal and family finances is being offered at these area churches:
- St. Frances Cabrini, 3523 La. 78 in Livonia, beginning at 4 p.m. Sept. 16. Contact Clayton Chenevert at (225) 637-2396.
- THE CHAPEL IN THE OAKS, 9611 SIEGEN LANE, BEGINNING AT 6:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Contact Kit Marye at (225) 766-7000.
The cost of discipleship in the 21st Century: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25, Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road, Ponchatoula, a day of prayer and reflection with Sister Rose Bowen and Mass at 11 a.m. $35 includes noonday meal. (225) 294-5039 ext. 101.
Beyond the Vote 2012 — Louisiana’s Pro-Life Conference: Oct. 26 and 27, River Oaks Conference Center, 520 East Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, sponsored by Louisiana Right to Life, Louisiana Family Forum and the Louisiana Baptist Convention with such speakers as Lila Rose, of Live Action; Mary Kellet, of Prenatal Partners for Life; Dorinda Bordlee, of the Bioethics Defense Fund; Gene Mills, of the Louisiana Family Forum; and Kelly Boggs, of the Louisiana Baptist Convention. $35 for adults, $15 for students. Register online at http://www.prolifelouisiana.org or call 1-866-463-5433.