A pet blessing will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, at Unity Baton Rouge, Church of Christianity, 15255 Jefferson Highway. Call (225) 755-3043 for more information.
When his immediate family situation turned “dysfunctional," teenager Joshua Kines found his way to God through extended family.
Last week, I was on the question-and-answer app Quora and saw a question asking what Brits thought of Sikhs, adherents of a religion that began in India.
St. Mark United Methodist Church, 6217 Glen Oaks Drive, will Celebrate UMW and Women’s Day at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 19. The Rev. Linda Joseph, retired clergy of the Louisiana Annual Conference, will speak.
When First United Methodist Church closed its sanctuary for renovation in 2019, the Rev. Brady Whitton wondered what congregants would say upon seeing the finished product.
As the pandemic continues to upend our daily lives and routines, Shirley Weber has a message for women trying to maintain homes, protect their children and keep their sense of sanity: "It's OK to not be OK."Weber will host the free "It's OK to Not…
The Christian Outreach Center is beginning a job-training program aimed at connecting those in need of employment with employers in search of workers.
Greater Sixty Aid Baptist Church has come a long way from its origins under a stand of palmetto trees. But, its members say, the purpose of the church reflected in its name has remained: aid.
Ochsner Baton Rouge will be providing free COVID-19 testing and vaccinations at Freeman Baptist Church, 4628 La. 955 West, in Ethel, from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 28. There will also be free food. Open to everyone.
Part of the Rev. Kermit Curtis "K.C." Roberson's mission in ministry is meeting people where they are — even if it's their own front door.
Kim Cash Tate, Christian singer, author and speaker, and wife of LSU's new chancellor, William "Bill" Tate IV, will be a special guest at the Black and White Gala sponsored by the Louisiana Conference Women's Missionary Society of the African Meth…
As a former top athletics/academic assistant at LSU, Michael D. Mallet remembers having to confront a young man named Shaquille O'Neal about school.
The Rev. J. Cary Bani will formally become the pastor of historic St. Joseph Cathedral at a 10:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Aug. 1.
To commemorate the 50,000 meals served to the community since its inception in late 2019, Red Stick Together — a food ministry of Broadmoor United Methodist Church — will hold a celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 4, at its location in the Hi-Nabor Pla…
As part of its 60th anniversary, the Diocese of Baton Rouge will hold a celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at the Catholic Life Center, 1800 S. Acadian Thruway.
Two men — one Black and one White — met for the first time at the inaugural Men's Unity Breakfast in Baton Rouge in 2017 and developed a lasting bond.
St. John Bible Institute will hold registration from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 17, at St. John Baptist Church, 820 New Rafe Mayer Road.
Attending Bible school upon graduation from high school was a relatively small step for Dale Hoffpauir.
A night of Southern Gospel Music will be held Friday, July 2, at Mike Vaughn Ministries/Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 La. 442 West in Tickfaw. Kicking off the program at 6:30 p.m. will be Southern Grace, with pastor Mike Vaughn at 7 p.m. and …
After 12 years as pastor of historic St. Joseph Cathedral, the Very Rev. Paul D. Counce is saying farewell to his parishioners and friends this weekend as he leaves active parish administration.
Thank God for civil rights pioneers like Cordy Tindell "C.T." Vivian, who steadfastly believed that their fight for justice — even social justice — could not be separated from their faith.
Chances are you've never heard of Emanuel Swedenborg, a Swedish scientist whose spiritual experiences brought him to renounce science and to write his interpretations of the Bible.
Mirror of Grace Outreach is holding its third annual Community Awareness Celebration to promote its Parenting Wisely Program at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at BREC's Milton Womack Recreation Center, 6201 Florida Blvd.
The Rev. Michael Moroney was a young man in London when, one Sunday, the priest asked him to be that day’s altar server. Moroney replied that he’d never served Mass.
From a dark place in her life, Cynthia Young stepped out on faith and followed the instructions of God — literally writing them down.
A 24-hour "A Call to Watch" event will be held from 6 p.m. June 11 to 6 p.m. June 12 on the steps of the State Capitol.
Christians on Twitter were aflutter recently at the death of Spencer Silver, the chemist who created the adhesive so well-known as Post-it Notes.
A night of Southern Gospel Music will be held on Friday, June 4, at Mike Vaughn Ministries/Good News Fellowship Church, 13101 La. 442 W, Tickfaw. Vaughn will kick off the program, followed by special guest Grace Way Trio, of Jena. This concert is …
The Diocese of Baton Rouge will ordain three men to the priesthood at 10 a.m. May 22 at St. George Catholic Church during an invitation-only Mass.
Spirit of Truth International Ministries, 1520 Thomas Delpit Drive, and other ministries are joining for outreach in the Baton Rouge community May 15-16.
St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., will host "Praying the Rosary, A Witness to its Benefits" following 8 a.m. Mass on Saturday, May 15. Howard Champagne, who has been praying the rosary daily for the past 55 years, will talk about the benefits and …
The Diocese of Baton Rouge is holding a months-long celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of the diocese in connection with Pope Francis' proclamation of the Year of St. Joseph.
Chabad of Baton Rouge is offering "This Can Happen," a new six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute that will address the question: Is the current situation going to get any better?
An old tradition in Black churches is helping bring comfort, closure and encouragement to Evelyn Cummings as she settles into the leadership role once held by her husband at Unity Christian Fellowship Ministries in St. Francisville.
I have been writing this column for more than two decades. In that time, we have been through Katrina, Rita, Gustav and other hurricanes; a major flood; a pandemic and more.
The Book of Romans is so "deep and rich" that lead pastor Tim Chalas has been preaching on it for six months at Grace Life Fellowship in Baton Rouge.