Religion Bulletins for June 14, 2014

Charlie Granger
Charlie Granger

Baker

Saturday

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

Baton Rouge

Saturday

Spring cleanup fundraiser: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., 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 items for sale. Proceeds to benefit Youth Ministry. (225) 272-5449.

Bishop’s Prayer Breakfast: 9 a.m., Higher Ground Outreach Church, 3730 N. Sherwood Forest Drive. To honor fathers in the community. $35 per person.

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

Sunday

Men’s/Father’s Day: 9 a.m., Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1358 South St. Charlie B. Granger, educator and former NFL player for the Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Cardinals, will speak. (225) 344-6931.

Revival: 9 a.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. Guest speaker will be Pastor Keno Spurlock, of Greater Beechgrove Baptist Church.

Religious/Teaching Services: 9 a.m., Mount Moriah Family Baptist Church, 15366 Old Hammond Highway.

Worship Service: 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. Pastor Green will deliver the Communion message and the Senior choir will perform. (225) 939-8827.

Monday

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

Monday-Friday

Summer Bible Camp: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Higher Ground Outreach Church, 3730 N. Sherwood Forest Drive. Registration is $45 and includes camp shirt. Fees are $70 per week and include breakfast, lunch and snacks. Field trips on Fridays. (225) 273-6115.

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. (225) 344-9100 or inglesideumcla@bellsouth.net.

Vacation bible school: 5:30-8 p.m., Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, 8742 Scenic Highway. Theme is “The Jesus Connection ... What Friend.” Class levels include preschool, primary, junior, teens, young adults and adults. Arts, crafts, music, Bible lessons, storytelling and program resource to encourage an ongoing connection with Jesus. Registration is free. Preregistration encouraged. (225) 775-4106 or email office@cmumc.brcoxmail.com.

Wednesday

Red Stick Mobile Farmers Market: 12:30-2 p.m., Star Hill Baptist Church, 1400 N. Foster Drive. Farm-fresh produce, recipes and food sampling will be available.

Powerpoint Computer Training: 6-8:30 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd. Suite E. Instruction for those with little to no computer exposure. Pre-registration required. (225) 300-4528.

Friday

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

Wesley Bell Ringers Concert: 7 p.m., Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 10230 Mollylea Drive. The concert will feature 30 youth ringers playing more than 225 hand bells and hand chimes. The group is from Salt Lake City and has performed several times with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Utah Symphony. wesleybells.org or (225) 924-6269, ext. 233.

Claire Lynch Band: 7 p.m., Unitarian Church of Baton Rouge, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. Claire Lynch has won Female Bluegrass Vocalist of the Year and is a Grammy-nominated songwriter. She will perform with Todd Phillips on bass, Matt Wingate on mandolin and Bryan McDowell on fiddle. The Baton Rouge Bluegrass & Olde Tyme Music Association will sponsor. clairelynch.com or peacestones.org.

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

Saturday, June 21

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

Life Choice (Pre-Cana): 9 a.m., Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway. The program is 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 is available for children and adults in all sizes. (225) 343-5610.

So I am Worship Dance Workshop: 10:30 a.m., Elevate Church of Baton Rouge (Miracle Place Church-Central), 9466 Greenwell Springs Road.

la. missionary baptist state convention: 6:30 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church Family Life Center, 9700 Scenic Highway. Judge John Michael Guidry will speak to the convention’s Laymen’s Department Boys to Men Banquet. (225) 775-2740.

June 22

Revival: 9 a.m., Greater Divine Missionary Baptist Church, 6045 Hooper Road. The guest speaker will be Pastor Mark Litt, of Greater New Galilee Baptist Church.

“Masquerade”: 11 a.m., Full Gospel UPC, 6729 Mickens Road. The production focuses on a married couple who has entered a spiritless phase of their relationship while trying to raise a teenage daughter and care for an elderly dad. The play includes music, comedy, dance and more. Admission is free. Donations are welcomed. (225) 357-9696.

Revelation of Seven Church’s: 4 p.m., The New Christland Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson St. (225) 223-5414 or (225) 284-9600.

June 24-25

Excel Computer Training: 6-8:30 p.m., Mirror of Grace Outreach, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd., Suite E. Instruction for those with little to no computer exposure. Part 1 is June 24; part 2 is June 25. Pre-registration is required for both classes. (225) 300-4528.

June 24-27

Vacation Bible School: 6-8:30 p.m., The New Christland Baptist Church, 5685 Robertson St. (225)-284-9600 or (225) 485-9627.

June 25-27

Vacation Bible School: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Florida Boulevard Baptist Church, 10915 Florida Blvd.

Thursday, June 26

Lunch and Learn: Noon, New Hope Baptist Church, 5356 Greenwell Springs Road. This month’s lunch-n-learn series is “Eat Healthy, Be Active, Live Well” and will explore ways to work regular activity into your lifestyle. A light lunch will be provided. The event is free, but registration is required. (225) 926-0246.

June 27-29

Women’s Conference: 5-7 p.m., Mount Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 13540 Scenic Highway. The theme will be “Collecting Jewels for Jesus.” Senior Pastor Keith A. Branch will speak. Call (225) 775-3845 or email information@mtbethelbcw.gmail.com.

Denham Springs

June 23

comedy Improv Workshop: Noon to 4 p.m., New Covenant Baptist Church, 215 Florida Ave. Josh Toups, a teacher and performer, will lead a workshop on improvisational comedy for teens. The cost is $200. (225) 937-9622.

ethel

Saturday, June 21

juneteenth celebration: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Providence No. 2 Baptist Church, 3781 La. 19. The theme of the 16th celebration of Juneteenth in East Feliciana Parish is “Transforming the Minds and Bodies of This Generation for a Better Today and Tommorrow.” It is sponsored by the East Feliciana African American Artistic and Cultural Foundation, Providence No. 2 Baptist Church, Mount Calvary Baptist Church and Richland Baptist Church. Festivities will include singing, reenactments, liturgical dancing, children’s games, instrumental music, samplings of ethnic foods and various health presentations. For information, call Elaine M. Raby at (225) 405-4800, Gertrude Steinback at (225) 683-5527, Lee Thomas at (225) 683-4108, Dorothy Shropshire at (225) 683-5742 or LoRetta Bradford at (225) 683-5038.

Hammond

Saturday, June 28

Re-Joyce in Him Prayer Healing Service: 8:30 a.m., Calvary Christian Center, 47217 Randall Road.

HOLDEN

June 23-27

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

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

Saturday

Bag Mat Ministry: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Grace Presbyterian Church, 518 Roselawn Blvd. Learn to make sleeping mats for the homeless from recycled plastic shopping bags. Bring a bag lunch and stay for the day or stay just for an hour. Mats4Homeless@gmail.com.

Juneteenth Pageant: 6 p.m., Clifton Chenier Center, 220 W. Willow St.

Friday, June 20

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

Friday, June 27

From The Heart Women’s Conference: 7 p.m., The Family Church, 223 Stone Ave.

Lakeland

Sunday, June 22

Men and Women’s Day: 2 p.m., St. Alma Baptist Church, 12861 La. 416. The Rev. Fred Jeff Smith, of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, will deliver the gospel message and the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Male Chorus will provide the music.

Prairieville

June 22-27

Weird Animals Vacation Bible School: 6-8:30 p.m., Dutchtown Baptist Church, 36495 C. Braud Road. Children in grades 4-6 can participate in Bible-learning activities, songs, teamwork-building games and science games. Registration is free. dutchtownbaptist.org or (225) 673-6612.

Slaughter

Sunday

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

Walker

Sunday

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

zachary

Sunday-Wednesday

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