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St. Joseph Cathedral, at 401 Main St., gears up for its first potluck dinner gathering after more than two years of dormancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When this column began, each week the top of the page sported artwork featuring symbols of various religions. I was often asked what they meant. This response originally ran in January 1998 and was an annual feature for a few years. A conversation…
St. Mark Baptist Church Family, 6025 Section Road, Port Allen, is extending an invitation to join them for the installation service of the Rev. Rogers Gaines. Service is Sunday, July 24 at 2 p.m.
Mid summer does not have many major religious festivals from Christianity and Judaism. But July does have a lot going on. Here is a glance.
Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St., will hold Family and Friends Day at 10 a.m. July 10. Henry J. Brown, pastor, will be the speaker.
Pastors are rather vital “physicians of the soul,” according to Harold Senkbeil in his book “The Care of Souls: Cultivating a Pastor’s Heart” (Lexham Press).
From time to time, I am sent various translations of Scripture. One of the more recent ones is “The Holy Bible Feminine Translation Version,” published in 2021 by Mark 7 Publishing, JW Farquhar, ISBN 978-0-9796263-4-0. It is available to purchase …
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Baton Rouge will host an installation ceremony for its new minister, Dedrick Minor, at 10 a.m. June 26 in the sanctuary. Executive Regional Minister Nadine Burton, of the Great River Region of the Ch…
First Baptist Church of Baker has made a tradition of hosting patriotic community choral programs in celebration of Independence Day, and this year is no different.
Instead of hitting the ground running, the Rev. Leslie Stephens had to pace herself when she took over as senior pastor at Jefferson United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge two years ago.
The Southern Baptist Convention is meeting June 14-15 in Anaheim, California, the organization's first annual meeting since the database of ministers suspected of sexual abuse has been released.
The Little Rock Baptist Church, 7191 La. 1, Morganza, will celebrate the 21st pastor anniversary of the Rev. Willie O. Richard Jr. at 2 p.m. Sunday.
The United Methodist Foundation of Louisiana Board of Trustees elected a new Chair of the Board and two new board members at its annual meeting last month.
Big band orchestra The Platinum Sound will perform in the First United Methodist Church of Baton Rouge's Conference Center, 930 North Blvd., at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 8.
Louisiana native Ryan Hebert, music professor at the University of Tampa in Florida, will perform on the 50-rank Reuter pipe organ at St. Joseph Cathedral, 401 Main St. at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Dean Jilek, who has a doctorate in musical arts and is the director of choral activities at the University of North Dakota, will serve as guest conductor of the choir Sunday at St. Joseph Cathedral, 401 Main St.
While enjoying the presence of Jesus during prayer at a chapel altar, the Rev. Josh Johnson’s “moment of peace” was interrupted by a sobbing priest.
Pastor Roy and Lady Gloria D. Miller will celebrate their 24-year pastor anniversary at Asphodel Baptist Church, 4091 La. 68, Jackson, at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 22.
The challenge of transitioning into full-time ministry years after marrying and starting a family is a learning experience that Dale Crawford said he wouldn’t trade for anything.
The goodness of the Lord has certainly been evident in the life and membership of Ingleside United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge.
The St. Aloysius (Catholic Church) Stephen Ministry will sponsor an evening of reflection, "Broken, Burdened, and Blessed," at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in the church, 2025 Stuart Ave.
Recording artist and multi-Grammy winner Bill Gaither will bring his "Something Good Is About To Happen Tour" to the River Center Performing Arts Theatre, 275 S. River Road, at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1.
St. Agnes Catholic Church, 749 East Blvd., Baton Rouge, will host Adoremus! The Eucharist: Source and Summit of our Christian Life Lenten Reflection at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Where others may see his blindness as a disability, T. Ron Weegar sees it as a valued part of a testimony of a witness who once was lost.
First Baptist Church of Baker, 3213 Groom Road, Baker, will host the Louisiana Baptist Singing Women in a concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10.
Even though Lent started Wednesday, March 2, it’s not too late to observe this fast. Through the years, and even this week, I have heard many people seek alternative ways to observe the Lenten fast.
St. Agnes Catholic Church, 749 East Blvd., will host "Adoremus! The Eucharist: Source and Summit of our Christian Life Lenten Reflection" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
St. Joseph Cathedral is embarking on a new tradition as it invites parishioners and friends to its inaugural First Wednesday Adoration from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday.
The congregation of Greater First Church – Baptist, 4669 Groom Road, Baker, is searching for a new pastor following the retirement of the Rev. Anthony Kelley.
The Rev. Kerry Ash’s Sunday congregants mostly live around Ascension Parish. Those he ministers to on weekdays come from around the world.
While preparing to interview CCM artist Matthew West recently, I realized the last live show I saw in person before the COVID-19 shutdown was Matthew West in the 2019 K-Love Christmas tour in Lafayette.