Religion Bulletins for June 7, 2014

Baker

Saturday-Sunday

Youth Empowerment Conference: Greater First Church Baptist, 4669 Groom Road. The theme is “Breaking Every Chain.” Bowling outing on Saturday. On Sunday at 11 a.m. is the annual Youth Day with a theme of “An Attitude of Gratitude, Keeping God’s Commandments to Break Every Chain That Would Bind Us.” Call (225) 778-4788.

Sunday

Health Fair: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shady Grove First Missionary Baptist Church, 16443 Plank Road. There will be free eye exams; cholesterol and glucose testing; STD and hepatitis testing; a blood drive; and blood pressure checks. Children’s activities include fatal vision goggles, bookmobile, free ID badges, fingerprinting and gun safety. Home Depot will do woodworking. A light lunch will be served.

Baton Rouge

Saturday

State Rally Day 2014: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church, 356 East Blvd. The theme is “Solidarity with the Saviour Through His Witness.”

So I am Worship Workshop: 10 a.m., Elevate Church of Baton Rouge, 9466 Greenwell Springs Road.

Fundraiser: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The New Christland Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson St. Lunch and fish fry fundraiser. Cost is $8. Call (225) 284-9600.

VBS training session: 10 a.m., The Women of McKowen Baptist Church, 1255 Louise St. Session to teach Bible school instructors how to plan and prepare lessons; tips for recruiting; training; budgeting and safety considerations; and ways to teach the program for every age level.

M.L.K. Kings kids bell choir: 10:30-11 a.m., 4000 Gus Young Ave. The choir is seeking enthusiastic children ages 5-14 to join. Classes begin June 7. Call director Sharon Neapollioun at (225) 389-7804 or (225) 200-066.

Chronic Illness Support Group: 11 a.m. to noon, 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. (225) 337-1633.

Sunday

Youth Service: 7 a.m., Little Rising Sun Baptist Church, 1275 S. 16th St. The speaker will be the Rev. Emma Woods.

Revival: 9 a.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. Guest speaker will be Pastor Ronald T. Williams, of Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

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

Worship Services: 9-11 a.m., The New Christland Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson St. (225) 235-5207.

Pentecost Sunday: 10:45 a.m., Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 9340 Florida Blvd. The service will celebrate the birthday of the church. A luncheon will follow the event. Donations are accepted.

Monday

charm enrichment & summer camp: 7:30 a.m.to 3 p.m., New Bethal/Transformations, 1540 Matilda St. Summer camp through July 3 for pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade students. Another session starts July 7 and ends July 30. Cost is $55 per week with discounts for two or more children. To register, email Monica Turner at tranzforming.theyouth@gmail.com or text (225) 207-7771.

Summer Bible Camp: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Higher Ground Outreach Church, 3730 N. Sherwood Forest Drive. The camp is for children ages 4 to 12, and will run Monday through Friday through Aug. 1. Registration is $45 and includes camp shirt. Cost is $70 per week. Breakfast, lunch and snack will be served daily. Field trips on Fridays. (225) 273-6115.

Vacation Bible School: 5:30-8 p.m., Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 955 E. Polk St. The theme is “The Jesus Connection — What A Friend!”

Vacation Bible School: 6-7:30 p.m., Elm Park Baptist Church, 5150 Landis Drive.

Vacation Bible School: 6-7:30 p.m., Jubilee Christian Center, 14595 Florida Blvd. The school, for children ages 5 to 17, will run until June 13. Registration is required. (225) 272-4545. jubileechurch-br.com.

Intro to Computer Training: 6-8:30 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd. Suite E, The class will provide basic training to assist individuals with little to no computer exposure. Pre-registration is required. (225) 300-4528.

Tuesday

Vacation Bible School: 6-8:30 p.m., Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church, 655 Gardere Lane. Classes are available for ages 3 to adult. Pastor James R. Barrett Sr. will teach the adult class. Registration is required. (225) 769-5865.

C.O.G.I.C. Conference: 7 p.m., Open Door Fellowship Church Mid-City, 4439 Choctaw Drive. There will be guest speakers and musicians.

Wednesday

Mats of Hope: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Unity Church, 6262 McClelland Drive. Make sleeping bags for the homeless using plastic grocery bags.

Friday

Boys to Men Banquet: 6:30 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. Judge John Michael Guidry will be the keynote speaker.

June13-14

Spring cleanup fundraiser: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days, Church Point Ministries, 12061 N. Harrells Ferry Road. Family & Friends Spring Cleanup Fundraiser. Special tickets are $20 to get 10 items. Tables available for sale, $25. Food, music, spacewalk and lots of wonderful items for sale. Proceeds to benefit Youth Ministry. (225) 272-5449.

Saturday, June 14

Bishop’s Prayer Breakfast: 9 a.m., Higher Ground Outreach Church, 3730 N. Sherwood Forest Drive. The event will honor fathers in the community. Admission is $35.

Community Outreach and Evangelism: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Unity Church, 6262 McClelland Drive. A yard sale will be held and refreshments sold.

Sunday, June 15

Revival: 9 a.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. The guest speaker will be Pastor Ronald T. Williams, of Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

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

Worship Services: 9-11 a.m., The New Christland Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson St. (225) 235-5207.

Holy Communion Service: 11 a.m., New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 318 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive.

Design for Beginners Computer Training: 6-8:30 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd., Suite E. Special class to teach individuals how to build and maintain a website. Pre-registration is required. (225) 300-4528.

June 16-20

Vacation bible school: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ingleside United Methodist Church, 4264 Capital Heights. Workshop of Wonders VBS for pre-K through fifth grade. Cost is $60 and includes lunch. Preregistration required. Call (225) 344-9100 or inglesideumcla@bellsouth.net.

Wednesday, June 18

Powerpoint Computer Training: 6-8:30 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd., Suite E. The class will provide basic training to assist individuals with little to no computer exposure. Pre-registration is required. (225) 300-4528.

Friday, June 20

Promise Keepers: 6 p.m., Healing Place Church Arena, 19202 Highland Road.

“Masquerade”: 7:30 p.m., Full Gospel UPC, 6729 Mickens Road. The two-act, production focuses on a married couple who has entered a mundane and spiritless phase of their relationship while trying to raise a teenage daughter and care for an elderly dad. Admission is free, but donations are welcomed. (225) 357-9696.

Saturday, June 21

Gospel Fest: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., ACTS Outreach Ministries, 6892 Hooper Road. The event will include gospel music and food. Admission is free. (225) 246-0374.

Life Choice (Pre-Cana): 9 a.m., Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway. Program for engaged couples seeking to get married in the Catholic Church. It combines talks with personal reflection and couple dialogue in a classroom setting. diobr.org.

Clothing Giveaway: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 955 E. Polk St. Clothing for children and adults in all sizes.

So I am Worship: 10:30 a.m., Elevate Church of Baton Rouge, 9466 Greenwell Springs Road.

June 27-29

women’s conference: Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 13530 Scenic Highway. “Collecting Jewels for Jesus” is the theme of the conference with senior Pastor Keith A. Branch. For more information, call Conchette Anderson of Willie Mae McCastle at (225) 775-3854 or (225) 221-3811 or email mtbethelbcw@gmail.com.

Gonzales

Wednesday

STAR Sexual Trauma 101 Class: 6 p.m., Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1420 S. Darla Ave. The presentation will focus on risk and prevention factors, warning signs, preventative strategies, policy changes and more. brstar.org.

Greenwell Springs

Monday

VBS: 9 a.m. to noon, Fellowship Baptist Church of Central, 14512 Greenwell Springs Road. Children who have finished kindergarten through sixth-grade are invited to attend. (225) 261-8903. fbcofcentral.org.

holden

vacation bible school: 6-8:40 p.m., Magnolia Baptist Church, 21455 La. 442. The theme is “Arrow Island: Choosing God’s Way,” and classes are for kindergarten through sixth grade. A light supper will be served each night at 6 p.m. Call (225) 567-5416.

jackson

Saturday, June 14

black & white event: 5 p.m., First Baptist Church, 4200 Main St., Zachary, gym annex. Black & White Event of Praise to honor Pastor and first lady John L. Bowman, of Beech Grove Baptist Church in Jackson. Donation is $10.

Lafayette

Friday

SWLA Presents: Juneteenth Play: 6 p.m., Clifton Chenier Center, 220 W. Willow St. Play in celebration of Juneteenth.

Saturday, June 14

Bag Mat Ministry: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grace Presbyterian Church, 518 Roselawn Blvd. Make sleeping mats for the homeless from recycled plastic shopping bags. Bring a bag lunch. Mats4Homeless@gmail.com.

VBS Volunteer Registration: 9 a.m., Asbury United Methodist Church, 101 Live Oak Drive.

Friday, June 20

Praise Fest ’14: 7 p.m., Lafayette Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd. Concert featuring Kirk Franklin, John P. Kee, Karen Clark Sheard, Leandria Johnson and Joshua Rogers. Hosted by Rance Allen. (337) 265-2100. cajundome.com.

Morganza

Sunday

Pastor appreciation: 2 p.m., Little Rock Baptist Church, La 1. Thirteenth annual celebration in honor of Pastor Willie O Richard Jr.

Slaughter

Sunday

Pastoral Appreciation Service: 3 p.m., St. James Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane. Celebration in honor of Pastor Christopher Huddleston and first lady Eleanor Huddleston for eight years of dedicated service.

Sunday, June 15

Lord Supper: 11:30 a.m., St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 10151 Noel Thomas Lane.

ST. FRANCISVILLE

Monday

Vacation Bible School: 6-8 p.m., Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S 61 N. The theme is “The Jesus Connection — What a Friend”.

Walker

Sunday, June 15

Father’s Day Makeover: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Walker United Methodist Church, 30167 Stump St. Free haircuts, pedicures and snacks will be provided.

zachary

June 15-18

88th semiannual session of the emmanuel baptist church aid association & its ministries: 9:30 a.m. to noon, Sunday, June, 15, Peter Rock Baptist Church, 4567 Ave. G, Sunday School Congress; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, June 16-18, Greater Oak Baptist Church, 23595 Plank Road, the Rev. Henry Frazier, pastor. Moderator for the session is Dr. Excell Payne.