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2018 CMA Grant Recipients

by the Rev. John Pitzer, CMA Committee Co-Chair Let Love Open the Door, was the theme this year for the Community Mission Appeal. CMA, is a grant program to assist specific ministries in the diocese who are in need of financial assistance. The funds are raised from...

Pastoral Care to Refugees in the Arab World

by Dr. Caroline Caroson, Seminarian, The University of the South I received a UTO grant in January 2018 for my proposal “Pastoral Care to Refugees in the Arab World” and for work in the Diocese of Egypt, North Africa, and the Horn of Africa. This was a terrific...

St. Luke’s Seeking and Serving Christ

by Lisa Lee, Co-chair of the Mission and Outreach Committee, and the Rev. Bryan Owens, Rector, St. Luke’s, Baton Rouge This year the parish church of St. Luke in Baton Rouge is responding to God’s call to more regularly and intentionally reach out into the community...

Why Reinvent the Wheel?

by the Rev. Rob Courtney, Rector, St. Paul’s, New Orleans   “We need to have our own ministry.” I heard these words a lot in the wake of closing our St. Paul’s Homecoming Center in 2015. The Homecoming Center was the ministry our church formed in response to...

Art on the Go Closes Its Second Round of Camps

by Gale Roy, Arts Council of Pointe Coupee Executive Director The Arts Council of Pointe Coupee is pleased with the second round of Art on the Go camps which visited the Innis Library on Tuesday, July 10 and St. Augustine Catholic Church on Thursday, July 12. Twenty...

Why a Sanctuary Church?

by the Very Rev. Bill Terry, rector of St. Anna’s Episcopal Church St. Anna’s Church has long had a reputation of being located in a kind of hardscrabble part of town. The fact is St. Anna’s is a bit odd. But then again so are the people that are...

Facebook Posts: Hurricane Preparedness Week 2018

May 14-18 was the week we prepared for the upcoming hurricane season. While the season officially begins June 1, we have already seen a named storm develop in the Gulf of Mexico. Please take the time now to prepare your home, family, and church. Scroll down below to...

The 2018 ECW Honored Women

      The 22nd Presentation of Honored Women By the Episcopal Church Women In the Diocese of Louisiana May 19, 2018 Christ Episcopal Church Covington, Louisiana Recognized for her ministry and service in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ Delores Walker Jenkins Delores...

Celebrating Earth Week in the Diocese of Louisiana

Join us this week on Facebook as we celebrate the Earth. Help us understand how our diocese can work together in the care of creation. Take the Creation Care Survey here: http://bit.ly/environment-survey. We will post resources and prayers on our Facebook Page, or see...

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