Religion Bulletins for April 19, 2014

The Rev. Henry J. Brown
The Rev. Henry J. Brown

Baton Rouge


Easter parade: 10 a.m., Richardson Chapel Church of God in Christ, 731 W.K. Gordon St. Bishop G. Pierce, pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church, is grand marshal of the North Baton Rouge Easter Parade, which rolls from the church to Rosenwald, right on La. 19, left on Robin Street, right on Tern Street, left on Fairchild, right on Heath, left on Pembroke, right on 72nd Street, right on Scenic Highway and back to the church. The host pastor is Superintendent C.H. Gordon.

Clothing Giveaway: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 955 E. Polk St. Clothing at no cost is available for children and adults. Call (225) 343-5610.

Easter Weekend Celebration: Noon, Power In The Word World Ministry, 2618 Wooddale Blvd. Pastor Ronnie L. Williams will host Easter Weekend Celebration, which begins with a church picnic. The Easter Resurrection Sunday service will be at 11 a.m. The church is located on the Camelot College campus.

Holy Week: 8 p.m., St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St. The Easter Vigil comprising a service of light, scripture, the Sacraments of Initiation and Mass will be held with Bishop Robert Muench. Call (225) 387-5928.


Easter Sonrise Service: 5 a.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Services also at 11 a.m. Sunday School begins at 9:15 a.m. Call (225) 775-2740.

Easter Services: 6 a.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Also contemporary service at 8:30 a.m. and traditional services at 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Resurrection Service: 7 a.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. Services combined with Greater St. John. Call (225) 344-3553 or

Easter celebration: 7-8 a.m., Star Hill Church, 1400 N. Foster Drive.

Easter service: 7 a.m., New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1627 Thomas H. Delpit Drive.

Easter Service: 8 a.m., Elm Park Baptist Church, 5150 Landis Drive.

Easter Service: 8 a.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Meyer Road. No 11 a.m. service.

Holy Week: 8 a.m., St. Joseph Cathedral, 412 North St. Mass also at 10 a.m. with Bishop Robert Muench. Call (225) 387-5928.

Easter Services: 8:30 a.m., Higher Ground Outreach Church, 3730 N. Sherwood Forest Drive. Services also at 11 a.m. Guest singer for both services will be Vanessa Bell Armstrong. Call (225) 273-6115.

weekly service: 9 a.m., Mount Moriah Family Baptist Church, 15366 Old Hammond Highway.

Resurrection Worship: 10 a.m., Ravens All Faith Church, 1913 North St. The Rev. Starr Paul will speak. Call (225) 571-1179. Beginning May 4, worship services will start at 9 a.m. Call (225) 571-1179.

Easter Celebration: 10 a.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St Joseph St.

Easter Worship: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. Call (225) 924-4271.

Holy Communion Service: 11 a.m., New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. Pastor Green will deliver the Communion message, with music by the senior choir under the direction of Dwight Anderson. Call (225) 939-8827 or

Holy Week Services: 7 p.m., Faith Chapel Church of God, 995 Staring Lane. Celebration of Easter beginning with Sunday School at 9:20 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m.


Computer program classes: 6-8:30 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd., Suite E. Classes for individuals with little or no computer experience. Free, but pre-registration is required. Free public access to computers and Internet is also available in the computer lab from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call (225) 300-4528.

Grief Support Group: 6:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 3552 Morning Glory Ave. Hosted by The Hospice of Baton Rouge to provide a safe place for sharing and growth through grief. Free. Call (225) 767-4673 or


Anniversary Celebrations: 7 p.m., Resurrection Life Family Ministries, 722 N. Carrollton Ave. In celebration of its 11th church and pastoral anniversaries, the event will honor Pastor Jon Bennett, of Belfair Baptist Church, at 7 p.m. on April 25 and Pastor James Snowden, of Alpine Baptist Church, at 10 a.m. on April 27. Call (225) 925-8233.

Mass Choir Musical: 7 p.m., St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Meyer Road.

Saturday, April 26

Men and Boys Brunch: 10 a.m., Greater Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 3155 Victoria Drive. Judge John Michael Guidry will speak.

Anniversary Service: 6 p.m., Clear View M.B.C., 10657 Alco Ave. The service will celebrate 16 years of service by Pastor Celnnard Ross Sr. Call (225) 292-6749.

Sunday, April 27

sunday service: 9 a.m., Mount Moriah Family Baptist Church, 15366 Old Hammond Highway.

indoor sales extravaganza: 10 a.m., Berean Wellness and Community Support Center, 5100 Osborne Ave. The Pathfinders Scouting group of the Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church will host the benefit. Booth rentals are $35 and may be purchased until April 25. Call (225) 355-4444.

Pastor’s anniversary: 11 a.m., Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St., will celebrate the 14th anniversary of the Rev. Henry J. Brown. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Michael Mallet, of Greater Beulah Baptist Church.

Womanly Words - Poetry with a Female Perspective: 4 p.m., The Red Shoes, 2303 Government St. Event features woman poets from Baton Rouge. There will be door prizes and refreshments.

Sacred and Gospel Music: 5 p.m., University Baptist Church, 5775 Highland Road. An instrumental prelude will preceed the 5:30 p.m. program. Performances will be given by choirs, ensembles and a quartet. Free, but tickets will be distributed. Call (225) 766-9474 or

Tuesday, April 29

Paint N Pray Workshop: 6:30 p.m., The Chapel in the Oaks, 9611 Siegen Lane. The workshop is an event to raise funds and spend time in prayer for Adisyn, the founder of Red Oak Ministries, and the women she works to set free from human trafficking in Asia. Continues on Wednesday and Saturday.

Thursday, May 1

Capital Area Re Entry Coalition Partner Appreciation Reception: 6-8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd. Capital Area Re Entry Coalition’s recognition of individuals and organizations that provide services to those returning to our communities from incarceration. There will be food and door prizes. Admission is $15. Call (225) 771-8715.

Partner Appreciation: 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd.

Saturday, May 3

Infertility Network Seminar: 9 a.m., Healing Place Church, 19202 Highland Road. Program to teach participants how to launch their own infertility support group or ministry.

Be-You-Tiful Women’s Retreat: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Jefferson Baptist Church, 9135 Jefferson Highway. Admission is $10. Call (225) 923-0356.

Looking Beyond the Mirror Brunch: 10 a.m., Beacon Light of Baton Rouge Church, 7513 Prescott Road.

Chronic Illness Support Group: 11 a.m., St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 12663 Perkins Road. HopeKeepers of Baton Rouge is a non-denominational support group for anyone affected by chronic pain or illness, mental or physical. Call (225) 337-1633.



Youth Extravaganza: 6:30 p.m., Beachum Grove Baptist Church, 8877 Battle Road. The event will include youth in action from various churches in East Feliciana Parish. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Day Shawn K. Harris, of the Redwood Missionary Baptist Church in Zachary.

Greenwell Springs

Saturday, May 3

Festival of Two Rivers 5K & Fun Run: 7 a.m., St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 14040 Greenwell Springs Road. Parents are welcome to join in with their children.


Thursday, May 1

National Day of Prayer Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., Woodland Park Baptist Church, 1909 J. W. Davis Dr. The theme is One Voice United in Prayer. Complimentary full breakfast will be provided; registration required. Call (985) 974-9397 or


Friday, May 2

Disaster Relief Roundtable: 8:30 a.m., East Bayou Baptist Church, 2234 Kaliste Saloom Road.



Ladies Conference: 7 p.m., Unity Prayer Center, 28145 Frost Road. Guest speaker will be Sharon Cornell. There will be food and fellowship after the service. Call (225) 252-4761.

ew roads


easter service: 10 a.m., Zion Traveler Baptist Church, 8924 False River Dr.



easter services: 5 a.m. St. Peter Baptist Church, 58116 Court St.


Power Driven Tuesday: 7 p.m., Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 23030 Talbot Drive. The Rev. Mark I. Stewart Sr. will speak. Power Driven Choir will minister in music. Call (225) 456-0476.

Port hudson

Sunday, April 27

pastor anniversary: 3:30 p.m. Fontania Baptist Church, 100 Mount Pleasant Road. Celebration of the third-year anniversary of Pastor Everette D. Pruitt. The Rev. Stanley Plain, of Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, will speak.



Lord’s Supper: 11:30 a.m., St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane. Pastor Huddleston will speak.

St. Francisville


sunrise Service: 7 a.m., Hemingbough, 10101 La. 965. The 27th annual interdenominational Easter Sunrise Service at the facility’s amphitheater, which overlooks the 45-acre lake. The Rev. Chris Andrews will present the sermon and Sharon James will be the featured soloist. Free coffee, juice and muffins following the service. Dress is casual. The grounds will remain open the entire day for photos. (225) 635-6617.

Resurrection Service: 8:20 a.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61 North. Service will air on KCLF 1500 AM and stream at beginning at 9 a.m.

St. Gabriel

Friday, May 2

Friday Night Live with Free Spirit Church: 7 p.m., St. Gabriel Town Hall, 5054 Iberville St. Call (225) 368-5339.



The New Christianaires Live Video & CD Recording: 6 p.m., House of Praise C.O.G.I.C., 13900 JR Drive. The event will feature Pastor Joe T. Mitchell, of Greater Faith Outreach Ministries, and 2 is Better than 1, The Lil Blessings Singers and Rose Pittman. Free. Call (225) 394-7200.


Easter Production: 6 p.m., Mount Wade Baptist Church, 21255 Reames Road. The play, “The Case of the Missing Body,” will feature testimony about the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. There will also be dancing and hand mime presentation.


Easter Sonrise Service: 7 a.m., Sandy Creek Baptist Church, 22834 Liberty Road. A breakfast will follow the service; Bible study will be at 9 a.m. The adult choir musical will be at 10:15 a.m.

Deacon, Deaconess and Usher Anniversary: 3 p.m., Redwood Missionary Baptist Church, 6480 McHost Road. The church and Pastor Jesse Williams will celebrate their Deacon, Deaconess and Usher Anniversary. Guests include the Rev. Keno M.L. Spurlock Sr. and the Greater Beach Grove Missionary Baptist Church.