Religion Bulletins for April 26, 2014

Baton Rouge


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

Pastor’s Anniversary Service: 6 p.m., Clear View M.B.C., 10657 Alco Ave. A celebration of the 16-year anniversary of Celnnard Ross Sr. Call (225) 292-6749.

spring musical: Fairview Baptist Church, 1636 Braddock St. The Mass Choir is sponsoring the event, with artists Da Vocalairs and Dori Lee and New Revelation Gospel Ministries, along with other guests.


Worship services: 9 a.m., Mount Moriah Family Baptist Church, 15366 Old Hammond Highway.

In-door sales extravaganza: 10 a.m., Berean Wellness and Community Support Center, 5100 Osborne Ave. The Pathfinders Scouting group will host the benefit. Call (225) 355-4444.

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

chancel choir concert: 11 a.m. First Presbyterian Church Baton Rouge, 763 North Blvd. The Chancel Choir under the direction of Dr. Stephen Rushing will present Johann Hasse’s “Laudate Coeli Dominum” and “Agnus Dei.” The texts will be projected in Latin with an accompanying English translation. The Magnolia Orchestra of Baton Rouge will present J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 with soloist Brian Shaw,trumpet; Borislava Iltcheva, violin; Grace Woodworth, oboe, and Paula Shaw, flute. Free and open to the public

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

Yom hashoah memorial program: 4 p.m., Beth Shalom Synagogue, 9111 Jefferson Highway. Guest speaker will be Holocaust survivor Manny Klepper. Admission is free. Call (225) 379-7393.

Sacred and Gospel Music: 5 p.m., University Baptist Church, 5775 Highland Road. An instrumental prelude will precede 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


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 required. Free public access to computers and Internet is available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call (225) 300-4528.


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.

HOPE Grief Support Groups: 6:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 3552 Morning Glory Ave. The Hospice of Baton Rouge hosts the six-week support group sessions to provide a safe place for sharing and growth through grief. Call (225) 767-4673 or


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

Capital Area ReEntry Coalition Partner Appreciation Reception: 6-8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 930 North Blvd. Each year, Capital Area ReEntry Coalition recognizes individuals and organizations that provide services to individuals returning to the community from incarceration. There will be food and door prizes. Admission is $15. Call (225) 771-8715.

Spring Pastor Appreciation Banquet: 6:30 p.m., Stevendale Baptist Church, 16545 Old Hammond Highway. Kent Aguillard will speak. Call (225) 387-1800.

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.

‘So I am’ Worship Workshop: 10 a.m., Elevate Church of Baton Rouge (Miracle Place Church-Central), 9466 Greenwell Springs Road.

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

Mr. & Miss Empowerment Pageant: 4 p.m., Elevate Church of Baton Rouge (Miracle Place Church-Central), 9466 Greenwell Springs Road. A.V. Mitchell will perform. Britney Temple will host. Tickets are $5.

Sunday, May 4

NEW Worship Time: 9 a.m., Ravens All Faith Church, 1913 North St. New worship services time begins. Lord Supper Worship. Call (225) 571-1179.

Holy Communion Service: 7 a.m., Israelite Baptist Church, 1841 Thomas H. Delpit Drive. Call (225) 344-3553 or

Pastor Anniversary: 7 a.m., New Beech Grove Baptist Church, 4420 Crown Ave. Guest speakers will be Pastor Christopher Huddleston, of St. James Church of Slaughter, and Bishop Vincent Manyweather, of California.

Worship services: 9 a.m., Mount Moriah Family Baptist Church, 15366 Old Hammond Highway.

Saturday, May 10

Wait No More Louisiana: 10 a.m., Istrouma Baptist Church, 10500 Sam Rushing Drive. Program on the process of adoption from foster care and ways to support adoptive families.


Saturday, May 3

gospel in the park: Noon to 8 p.m., Jambalaya Park. The event is to unite local communities in a day of praise through song. Free and open to the public. This event will support the River Road African American Museum in Donaldsonville.

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.



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 breakfast will be provided; registration required. Call (985) 974-9397 or

Sunday, May 4

Not Built to Break: 7 p.m., Abba Father Christian Center Church, 1242 S. Morrison Blvd. The event is the annual women’s conference. Continental breakfast will be provided. Guest speakers are Laura Mitchell, Dione Morgan, Dwan Mabry and Kip Andrews. Admission is free, but registration is required.



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



Tent Revival: 7 p.m., Charity Baptist Church, 213 Main St. There will guest speakers. Admission is free.



Gospel Extravaganza: 11 a.m., Little Rock Baptist Church, La. 1. Food will be sold to benefit the church building fund.



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 perform. Call (225) 456-0476.


Saturday, May 10

Nun Run: 8 a.m., Rosaryville Spirit Life Center, 39003 Rosaryville Road. The 5K-trail run is part of Rosaryville’s 75th anniversary celebration and will raise funds for the center and the Dominican Sisters of Peace. There will be activities for children. Admission is $35 for individuals; $25 for groups.

Port Allen


Pastor’s Appreciation Service: 2 p.m., New Beginnings Baptist Church, 310 S. 14th St. The service will honor Dr. David Thomas. Dr. Michael Byrd will speak.

Saturday, May 3

Pastor’s Banquet: 7 p.m., West Baton Rouge Parish Community Center, 749 N. Jefferson Ave. The banquet is to honor Greater St. Paul Baptist Church pastor, the Rev. Ernest Milese. Tickets are $20. Call (225) 436-1749.

Port Hudson


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


Women of Purpose Day: 2 p.m., St. James Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane. The speaker will be Bishop Thelma Pearl, of Disciples Outreach Ministries of Baton Rouge.

St. Francisville

Saturday, May 3

Spring Stroll: 9 a.m., Jackson Hall at Grace Episcopal Church, 11621 Ferdinand St. Feliciana Master Gardeners of LSU Ag Center will present the tour through eight private gardens in West Feliciana Parish. Master gardeners will be on hand at all of the gardens to provide information. Tickets are $20. Call (225) 635-3614.

Tuesday, May 6

Male Chorus Program: 11 a.m., Sherobee Baptist Church, 10064 Jones Vaughn Creek Road. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Gardling Ward. Call (225) 635-0161.

St. Gabriel


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



May Concert: 6:30 p.m., Mike Vaughn Ministries/Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 La. 442 West. Robbie Bankens will perform.

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