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.
St. Agnes Church, 749 East Blvd., will host "Ite ad Ioseph. Go to Joseph!" Lenten Reflection at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31. The Rev. Ryan Hallford will present a reflection on Joseph, the Joys and the Sorrows. Confessions start at 5 p.m. with M…
Since taking over as pastor last year at Cedarcrest Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, the Rev. John Adams is guiding members toward more involvement in the community.
Chabad of Baton Rouge has launched The Matzah Project, with this year’s objective to distribute 400 gift boxes of handmade shmurah matzah to help Jewish families in the Capitol area in their Passover observances.
Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road, will celebrate the 45th anniversary of its Deacon and Deaconess Ministries on Sunday, March 21.
The Fourth District Missionary Baptist Association is offering a $2,500 Pathfinder Book Award scholarship for a student attending one of its member churches.
Michael “A.V.” Mitchell determined early on that the COVID-19 pandemic wasn't going to stop him from spreading the word of God.
The Rev. Anthony Kelley, senior pastor of the Greater First Church Baptist in Baker, has published his fifth book, "Shadows: Serving with Character, Competence, Commitment and Pride in the Absence of Accolades and Recognition."
Beth Shalom Synagogue, 9111 Jefferson Highway in Baton Rouge, will hold its annual corned beef sandwich fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 14.
Susan Dupré LaHaye compiles seven decades' worth of collected prayers, poems, words of wisdom and deep, personal spiritual explorations in a new book, "“Lessons from a Fig Tree: Memories and Meditations from a Cajun Grandmother.”
In his freshman year at Southern University, Lenard Tillery III tried out for the football team. He was just a walk-on in 2012, with no promises to play.
"No social institution in the Black community is more central and important than the Black church,” says Henry Louis Gates Jr.
While February is known for Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras, several important religious days also fill the calendar.
The first words God spoke in the Bible were “Let there be light.” As members of St. James Episcopal Church return to their renovated sanctuary, that may reflect their first impression.
Purpose Church of Baton Rouge has found a new home to continue carrying out its vision of being a church "where everyone would love God, love people and live in freedom and purpose."
Chabad of Baton Rouge, the local affiliate of the Jewish Learning Institute, will offer "Journey of the Soul: How to Look at Life, Death and the Rest — in Peace," a new six-session course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute that will explore the…
As an American, as a Black man and as a Christian, the deadly attack on our nation's capital on Jan. 6 was difficult to watch.
The African American United Methodist churches in the Baton Rouge Area will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in an online session via Zoom that's open to the public.
As part of its annual January Thaw, the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge is hosting online events about peace on Tuesday, Jan. 5.
The emotional, physical, spiritual and even economic impact of the coronavirus on the Baton Rouge-area faith community and its resilient response to the pandemic was without doubt the top local religion news in 2020.
Seven members of Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church of Scotlandville who are 90 and older were recognized during services on Sunday, Dec. 13.
Chabad of Baton Rouge will again host a public menorah celebration on the steps of the State Capitol on Sunday, Dec. 13, the fourth night of the eight-day Chanukah celebration.
Many Christmas cards and other Christmas art feature a brilliant Bethlehem star, also a favorite tree topper.
Advent is the first season of the Christian church year. The season includes the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. Christians are also awaiting the return of Jesus, which is also called Advent.
It has been disheartening over the past few years and particularly this election season to see people of faith — Black and White, Democrats and Republicans, conservatives and liberals — seemingly lose their minds, sense of decorum and long-standin…
The Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1204 St. Joseph St., will celebrate its 111th anniversary at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 in the church parking lot.
The congregation of First Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the Rev. Henry J. Brown for his 24 years as pastor at 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 15.
Author John Wijngaards tackles a controversial topic in his new book from Acadian House Publishing in Lafayette.
The Sounds of CommUNITY Concert, scheduled to be held online at 4 p.m. Nov. 15, has released its program for the 30th performance.