Garage Sale: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Blackwater United Methodist Church, Blackwater Road, benefiting the Children’s Ministry. Merchandise for sale in the church’s gym will include holiday items, toys, glassware and furniture.
Community Prayer: 3 p.m., 7200 block of Greenwell Street, sponsored by The Way of Holiness Ministries in Jackson and Miracle Temple in Baton Rouge.
Pre-Pastoral Anniversary Banquet: 6 p.m., New Covenant Christian Center, 2540 Nicholson Drive, with 1st Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry as speaker.
East Feliciana Male Chorus 43rd Anniversary: 6 p.m., New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4736 La. 412, Slaughter.
Kingdom of God Conference: 6:30 p.m., The Gathering at Lifepoint Church, 24930 La.. 16, Denham Springs, featuring Rachel Amimo, of Kenya, and Israel Onoriobe, of South Africa.
Tangi Christian Re-Singles Dance: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Springfield Volunteer Fire Department Hall, 32280 Terry Drive, Springfield, with the Poo-Yai band performing. $10. Bring a snack or two-liter drink.
137th Church Anniversary: 7:30 a.m., Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 23030 Talbot Drive, Plaquemine.
Women’s Day: 8 a.m., Elm Park Baptist Church, 5150 Landis Drive, with evangelist Alisa Monroe as guest speaker.
Friend and Family Day: 8 a.m., Mount Gillion Baptist Church, 346 E. Buchanan St.
Women’s Day Program: 8 a.m., Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church, 3155 Victoria Drive, with such honorees as Gertrude Lockhart, Ursula Allen, state Sen. Sharen Weston-Broome, D-Baton Rouge, state Sen. Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb, D-Baton Rouge; East Baton Rouge Metro Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle and East Baton Rouge Metro Councilwoman Donna Collins-Lewis.
A Meeting and Dialogue with Mormons, A Model for Interfaith Dialog: 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd.
Pack the Pew Sunday: 11 a.m., Scott United Methodist Church, 210 Atchafalaya St., Port Allen.
Religious Freedom — Make Faith Count: noon, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4727 Mchugh Drive, Zachary, a community forum, sponsored by the Louisiana Conscience Coalition in the family activity center and featuring U.S. Reps. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Nebraska, and William Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge. Poboy sandwiches will be sold for $5 each to support the church’s Youth Ministry.
114th Homecoming: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Moses Chapel United Methodist Church, 8116 Main St., Zachary, with the Rev. Yvonne P. Dayries, of Clinton, as guest speaker.
Family and Friends Day: 3 p.m., Greater Saint James Baptist Church, 1919 Arizona St., with 1st Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry and the Rev. Stanley Plains as guest speakers.
104th Church Anniversary: 3 p.m., Green Chapel United Methodist Church, 3027 La. 81 N., Lottie, with the Rev. Orsis Dupuy Jr., of Maringouin, and the Sweet Home Baptist Church with choir as guests.
Can We Be a Patriot and Be Catholic: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Our Lady of Mercy Activity Center, 445 Marquette Ave., with U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry as speaker.
Family and Friends Day Service: 3 p.m., Union Grove Progressive Baptist Church, 327 Tuscaloosa Ave., with the Rev. Clenard Ross and Clearview Baptist Church as guests. Dress is casual (T-shirts and jeans, but no halters or short shorts).
Pastor and First Lady Third Appreciation Service: 4 p.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H Delpit Drive, in honor of the Rev. Donald R. and Malinda Sterling with the Rev. W. Marshall Myles and New St. John Baptist Church as guests.
Pastors in Concert: 4 p.m., St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St., Plaquemine, featuring solo performances by pastors and ministers from Plaquemine, Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas and an ensemble from the Iberville Parish Chorus directed by Alcide Simmions and Bobby Williams.
From the Bottle to the Bible: 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, 18950 Florida Blvd., Albany, with Jack Daniels, of Heflin, as speaker. The sessions on Monday through Wednesday will begin at 7 p.m.
Kingdom Forward Leadership Conference: 6:30 p.m., Miracle Place Church, 2080 Main St., Baker, with the Rev. Ron Carpenter Jr. speaking on Wednesday, the Rev. Ted Haggard speaking at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday, Bishop Kelvin Stewart speaking at 6:30 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Stacy Hilliard speaking at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29 and Bishop Ricky Sinclair speaking at 11 a.m. Sept. 30. Workshops will start at 9 a.m. Sept. 29. Dinner on the Grounds will follow the service on Sept. 30.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State’s “Voices United” concert: 6 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square, North Boulevard and North Third Street, featuring the In Harmony Jazz Quintet and others. $10.
Pre Church 158th Anniversary Musical: 7 p.m., Methodist (Old) Mount Olive Baptist Church, 17760 La. 77, Grosse Tete, with the One Accord Gospel Singers performing and the Rev. Brian Lawrence, of Port Hudson, speaking.
“Backyard Miracles” Book Launch: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Strand’s Cafe’, 226 Laurel St., with live acoustic music and book signings by the authors.
A Taste of the Baha’i Holidays: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Baha’i Faith Center of Baton Rouge, 4270 Perkins Road, sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge with Diane Broussard and others discussing the customs and meanings of such Baha’i holy day celebrations as the Unity Feast and Ayyam-i-Ha. Samples of holiday foods and recipes will be provided. Preregister online at http://www.ifedgbr.com or call (225) 267-5600.
Dance Under the Ball in Bishops Hall: 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saint James Episcopal Church, 205 N. Fourth St., with professional dancers and dance instructors. Disc jockeys will play a variety of music including waltzes, cha-chas and two-steps. $10 per person includes complimentary snacks and set-ups. http://www.stjamesbr.org.
Foundational Teaching and Principles of the Apostolic Faithe: 7:30 p.m., King of Kings Revival Ministry, 1402 N. Acadian Thruway W., a fellowship conference with Bishop David Reed, of Wichita, Kan., as guest speaker. The Sept. 29 session begins at noon. (225) 505-0683.
Teacher Training — Four Critical Points of Knowledge (Module 1): 9 a.m., Mount Zion First Baptist Church, 356 East Blvd., a workshop exploring such critical teaching concepts essential to effective Bible instruction as knowing the Lord, knowing God’s Word, knowing your students and knowing the ultimate aim of teaching — to make disciples of Jesus.
Seasons of a Woman’s Life: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., St. Augustine Episcopal Church, 12954 Joor Road, Central. A free miniretreat sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge and led by the Rev. Robin McCullough-Bade will include quiet time, discussion, creative expression, reflection, food and a nature walk as part of this miniretreat. Leave refreshed and renewed. Preregister online at http://www.ifedgbr.com or call (225) 267-5600.
A Taste of the Muslim Holidays: 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Islamic Center of Baton Rouge, 285 E. Airport Ave., sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge with Omaya Jazairli and other Muslim women discussing the customs and meanings of such Muslim holy days as Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr. Samples of holiday foods and recipes will be provided. Preregister online at http://www.ifedgbr.com or call (225) 267-5600.
Seasonal Free Clothes Drive: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mount Herman Baptist Church, 1293 N. 36th St., sponsored by the Women’s Society.