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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...

Photographs: Absalom Jones Service

A service to celebrate the Rev. Absalom Jones and the Rev. RIchard Allen was held on February 17 at Trinity Episcopal Church, New Orleans. Rev. Absalom Jones (1746-1818) was the first black Episcopal priest and the pastor of the first black Episcopal congregation....

Recycle Your Christmas Tree

by Tiffany Wilson, Member of the Environmental Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Happy New Year! Start your new year off right, recycle your Christmas tree! Across Louisiana, there are many different organizations that need your Christmas trees for...

Kairos at St. Michael’s: An Ongoing Act of Redemption

by W.T. Branton, St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Mandeville “I was naked, and you clothed me. I was sick, and you took care of me. I was in prison, and you visited me.” -Matthew 25:36 Most of us don’t think about the people who are in prison. We read a news...

Looking Toward the Future at St. Francis, Denham Springs

Churchwork reflection by Karen Mackey, communication director, Diocese of Louisiana “We are hoping to be in our new church building this time next year,” proclaimed St. Francis Senior Warden Gerald Rainey as he and his wife Janie sat down to reflect on the flood that...

Looking Back at the Flood Recovery in Louisiana

Churchwork reflection by Meg Kendrick, assistant to the flood recovery coordinator From August 13 through the 15, Louisiana was inundated with rain – up to 4 trillion gallons of water fell during this period. This equates to filling over 6 million Olympic sized...