ONGOING THROUGH OCT. 27
Pumpkins Under the Oaks: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, Trinity Lutheran Church, 15160 S. Harrells Ferry Road, Baton Rouge. Saturday night events include Christian Concerts with food and hayrides beginning at 4 p.m. and on Oct. 27 there will be a Trunk Or Treat with food and activities.
Your Journey to Divine Destiny...the Journey Continues Women’s Conference: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Second Nazarine Baptist Church of Algiers, 3062 Boyd St., Algiers, with such speakers as the Rev. Brandy Green and evangelists Carmen Walters and Pamela Toney-Crawford. Includes lunch.
Singles’ Day Ministry Program: 9:30 a.m., Berean Seventh-Day Adventist Worship Center, 4555 Fairfields Ave., Baton Rouge. Allen Brewer, pastor for the Lafayette and Lake Charles Seventh-day Adventist churches, will speak during the 11 a.m. worship service, which will be followed by lunch and the nursing home ministry.
Luke’s League Craft Show: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Woodlawn Baptist Church, 5805 Jones Creek Road, Baton Rouge, benefiting Down Syndrome awareness with 25 craft booths, concessions, prizes and a silent auction.
Public Square Rosary for America: noon, Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge. Meet on the front lawn and should bring rosaries and lawn chairs.
The Power of Faith Outreach Ministries: 5 p.m., Higher Heights Ministries, 2156 Wooddale Blvd., Baton Rouge.
Gospel Music Extravaganza Celebrating 20 Years of Empowering Women: 7 p.m., Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church, 5600 Read Blvd., New Orleans, with appearances by Le’andria Johnson, Bishop Paul S. Morton Sr., Raymond Anthony Myles Singers, the Jones Sisters, Vernon Byrd, Shasta Rembert and Bishop Earl Blackwell Jr.
Seafood Festival: noon, St. Mary Magdalen Church, 6425 West Metairie Ave., Metairie. Saturday’s entertainers will include Liquid Peace Revolution from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and The Wise Guys from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. while Sunday’s entertainers will include The Topcats from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
October Youth Fellowship: 10 a.m., Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2518 Maringouin Road W., Livonia, with Greater Union Missionary Baptist and Sunlight Baptist churches also uniting.
Bishop’s Respect for Life Mass: 10 a.m., St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St., Baton Rouge, with Bishop Robert. W. Muench leading. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall.
“A Spiritual Journey — Admission 5 cents”: 10:45 a.m, Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge with Tom Tucker, a former NASA physicist, as guest speaker. The service will be followed by a volunteers luncheon at noon in the church’s activities building.
Women’s Day: 11 a.m., Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1358 South St., Baton Rouge, with the Rev. Richelle Castine as guest speaker.
Campus Life Ministry 35th Anniversary: noon to 3 p.m., Best Western, U.S. 190, Covington. The event will also honor the creation of the new Team 5:18 ministry. http://www.team518.org.
Women’s Day Fellowship: 1 p.m., Mount Gideon Baptist Church, 2453 La. 952, Jackson, with Marie Washington as guest speaker. A health and wellness assessment will be offered from noon to 12:45 p.m.
The Rosary Patch Series: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 445 Marquette Ave., Baton Rouge, with the Baton Rouge Catholic Committee on Scouting sponsoring a program which teaches youth and adults how to pray the rosary with an emphasis on the Mysteries of the Holy Rosary. To register, visit http://info.ccosbr.net.
Church Anniversary: 2 p.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road, Baton Rouge.
Pastor Appreciation Service: 2 p.m., Second Baptist Church, 24830 Railroad Ave., Plaquemine, in honor of the Rev. Mark I. Stewart Sr. and his wife, Clonise, with the Rev. Van Smith Jr. as guest speaker.
Pre-Scholarship Program: 3 p.m., Hope Christian Church, 9915 Ave. A, Baton Rouge, with the Rev. Thomas Bessie, of Baton Rouge, as guest speaker.
Family and Friend Day Celebration: 3 p.m., Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, 58830 Iron Farm Road, Plaquemine, with the Rev. Fred Luter, of New Orleans and president of the Southern Baptist Convention, as the guest speaker.
Pastor Appreciation Service: 4 p.m., Greater Greene Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1232 N. 32nd St., Baton Rouge, in honor of the Rev. Herbert Spears with the Rev. Anthony Mills, of Oakdale, as speaker. A fellowship will follow the service.
Pastor and First Lady’s Appreciation: 4 p.m., Hosanna Ministries Church of God In Christ, 4184 Billops St., Baton Rouge, with the Rev. Cary Payton Jr. and Visions Family Worship Center of Jackson as guests. Also, the Rev. Warren Lands will be releasing his new book, “The House of God.”
Tikvah Yisrael (Hope of Israel) Meeting: 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Lakeview Christian Center, 5885 Fleur De Lis Drive, New Orleans, the Messianic women’s group meeting will begin with Israeli dancing followed by conversation and refreshments and focus on the Jewish festival of Sukkot of Tabernacles. Child care is available. (504) 738-3119.
Fashion Extravaganza: 6 p.m., Jordan United Methodist Church, 4619 Stearns St., Baton Rouge, with refreshments.
Fall Revival: 7 p.m., Shady Grove First Missionary Baptist Church, 16443 Plank Road, Baker, with the Rev. Alonzo Hamilton, of New Orleans, as guest teacher/preacher.
Cradle To Prison Pipeline Campaign summit: 10 a.m. Tuesday and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center, behind the Catholic Life Center, 1850 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, and at 10 a.m. Thursday at McKinley High School, 800 E. McKinley St., Baton Rouge. The campaign is described as “a national and community crusade to engage families, youths, communities and policy makers in the development of healthy, safe and educated children.” (504) 309-2377. http://www.childrensdefense.org
PowerPoint: 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd., Suite E, Baton Rouge, a free class. Call (225) 300-4528 to enroll.
MidWeek Worship Service: 7 p.m., Saint James Baptist Church, 10151 Par Road 5-110, Slaughter.
12 Hours of Prayer: noon, Antioch Full Gospel Baptist Church, 5247 Ford St., Baton Rouge, with prayers focusing on stopping violence and creating unity in the city. The event will conclude with a midnight candlelight musical. Wear white as a sign of purity.
Male Chorus Concert: 7 p.m., Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, 10915 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, in anticipation of Men’s Day on Oct. 21 and with the Plymouth Rock Baptist Church Male Choir as guest choir.
Yoga Health Expo: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Datta Temple of Baton Rouge, 6221 Equity Drive, Baton Rouge, featuring 45-minute sessions of TriYoga, Kriya yoga, breathing exercises, Reiki, Meltmethod and Mantra yoga followed by a walk for peace. It will also include an authentic Indian meal and blood pressure screenings. $45 each. http://www.yogahealthexpo.com.
Straight to the Heart Outreach Ministry’s “Straight Talk”: 8 a.m. to noon, Star Hill Baptist Church of St. Francisville, 12331 Powell Station Road, St. Francisville.
Pumpkin Patch Car Show: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Blackwater United Methodist Church, 10000 Blackwater Road, Central. Registration begins at 8 a.m. $20. (225) 261-2546.
FOURTH DISTRICT BAPTIST ASSOCIATION YOUNG PEOPLE’S DEPARTMENT WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Mount Zion First Baptist Church, 356 East Blvd., Baton Rouge.
The Life Film Festival: 10:30 a.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge, beginning with a “VIP Life Film Festival Screening and Q&A Luncheon” at 10:30 a.m. followed by a pre-mixer at 5 p.m. with food, exhibits and gift bags for VIP ticket holders. The featured film will show at 5:30 p.m. and the nominees for best film will show at 6:10 p.m. The award ceremony will be at 7:45 p.m.
A Service of Installation: 11 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd., Baton Rouge, for Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey as bishop for the Louisiana Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. She began her service to the conference on Sept. 1, replacing Bishop William W. Hutchinson, who retired to Las Cruces, N.M., after leading the conference for 12 years.
Baton Rouge Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally: noon, Louisiana State Capitol, North Third Street and State Capitol Drive, Baton Rouge, to voice public opposition to a government mandate which would require employer health plans to provide free contraceptives. Speakers for the Baton Rouge rally will include U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge.
Extreme Praise in Concert: 6 p.m., Fordoche Lodge no. 292 Masonic Lodge, Bayou Road, Maringouin. $5. (225) 625-3386.