Community Ministry

Stories of the people of our diocese proclaiming the Good News, nurturing new believers, reaching out in loving service, striving for justice, and caring for creation.

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A Day of Pentecost Moment

by Karen Mackey in collaboration with the Rev. Drew Rollins “At St. Alban's Chapel, we focus our energy on hospitality, preaching the Gospel, and music,” remarked the Rev. Andrew “Drew” ...
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St. James Episcopal Day School raises funds, collects items for flood victims | theadvocate.com

St. James Episcopal Day School students recently completed an outreach project to help with flood relief efforts. Read the full article here: St. James Episcopal Day School raises funds, collects ...
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Flood Recovery Five Months Later

by Deacon Elaine Clements, Diocesan Disaster Coordinator Deacon Elaine Clements reflects on the flood relief and recovery in the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana five months after the devastating floods of ...
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Motherwork: A Homily on Blessed Frances Joseph Gaudet

Lindsey Ardrey, Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Commission on Racial Reconciliation Co-chairperson Delivered on January 11th, 2017 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in New Orleans. https://youtu.be/I9Vr6Fez45M?rel=0 One morning on my way ...
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Proclaiming Hope in the Age of Mass Incarceration

The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana will sponsor a 3-Day Prison Ministry Conference, Proclaiming Hope in the Age of Mass Incarceration, beginning at noon on March 27, 2017, and ending at ...
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Community Mission Appeal Grant Recipients Announced

The 2017 Grant recipients of the Community Mission Appeal have been announced. Thank you to everyone who gave to the Community Mission Appeal. The Community Mission Appeal exists in order ...
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2017 Gaudet Community Grant Application Now Available

Gaudet Community Grant Applications Available Application due January 31, 2017 The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana desires to fund not-for-profit agencies that create, manage, and expand educational opportunities for African American children ...
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World AIDS Day 2016 Clergy Prayer Breakfast

https://youtu.be/a4zPPFQhDrs?rel=0 Deacon Jay Albert discuss HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day at St. George's Episcopal Church, New Orleans, on Dec 1, 2016. Clergy from all faiths gathered at St. George’s Episcopal ...
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‘Faith of Our Neighbors’ unites Catholics, Muslims and Jews in Metairie | NOLA.com

"This is wonderful," she said. "This brings our community together. It's important that we talk to each other." St. Augustine's, Metairie, is participating in this seven-month long program that creates ...
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Louisiana Eats: A Thanksgiving Cornucopia | WWNO

On this week’s show, we’re celebrating Thanksgiving by saving a place at the table for several remarkable stories.First, we spend a day riding along with the volunteers of the Trinity Loaves ...
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St. James Episcopal School Students Advent Outreach Project for Flood Assistance.

St. James Episcopal Day School is an award winning, faith-based school serving grades Pre-K 3 through 5th in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Read what the students of St. James Episcopal School ...
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Mission Stories from the 179th Annual Convention: Addiction Recovery Ministry

The Rt. Rev. Porter Taylor 179th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana - Grace and Addiction: Saved by Grace - Keynote speech and sermon of the Rt. Rev ...
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Mission Stories from the 179th Annual Convention: Flood Recovery in the Diocese

Flood Recovery- Working Towards the New Normal The flood recovery video presented to Convention on Friday, November 4. Part 1: Working Towards the New Normal - Interview with Bishop Thompson ...
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Louisiana Conference: Episcopalians, Baptists find a home with Methodists post-flooding |Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church

Almost immediately, the United Methodist pastor received texts and messages from her members with a heartwarming request—“Let’s invite the Baptists and the Episcopalians to worship with us!” Read the article ...
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Joyous, thankful & more U-Knighted | Episcopal School Blog

As the waters of the Flood of 2016 started to recede, the Episcopal community began to rise up.  In the ugliness of the carnage, the Episcopal community went to work ...
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Where Did the Rain Come From | Episcopal School Blog

The first day of school 2016 was a day we will never forget. We watched the unprecedented rainfall and prayed that it would stop. The waters rose and receded and ...
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Episcopalians and the Jazz Community Work to Gut Flooded Homes

On Saturday, September 24, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, WWOZ Radio, St. Anna's, St. Paul's. and the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana organized a team of over 60 people ...
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Jazz & Heritage Foundation hosts volunteer day to gut houses for flood victims | OffBeat Magazine

SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 by: MARY GRACI The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, in partnership with WWOZ, are hosting a Community Day of Service where volunteers will help gut houses for ...
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Facebook Post Roundup: Flood Relief Sep 6-15, 2016

A collection of flood relief related Facebook posts dated September 6-15 from the churches in the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana. Posted by The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana on Wednesday, September ...
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Trinity Episcopal Church hosts fall series on finding peace | The Advocate

The public can take part in Trinity Episcopal Church's "A New Course for and about Baton Rouge: The Quest for Peace in a World of Violence."  The fall adult education ...
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