Slow Down and Look Around

by the Rev. Robert Beazley, Rector, St. Michael’s, Mandeville Matthew Broderick, through the prophetic words of Ferris Bueller, taught us that, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Those words came to...

Ministry Inspiration: Holy Hounds

by Kristen Wheeler, Christ Church, Slidell, and founder of Holy Hounds Ministry Who is Angela Basset? Angela Basset is a therapy dog who is trained to provide affection, comfort, and healing love to those around her. Whether you are in a hospital, retirement or...

2019 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...

You Can Help Save Our Coast

by Helen Rose Patterson, Restore the Mississippi River Delta, as originally published in the June 2019 issue of Churchwork Restore the Mississippi River Delta is a coalition of the National Wildlife Federation, National Audubon Society, Environmental Defense Fund,...

St. Marks’ Green Team

by Tiffany Wilson, St. Marks, Harvey, as originally published in the June 2019 issue of Churchwork   We built an organic community garden in the front yard of our church using mostly repurposed materials.  It is surrounded by a brightly colored picket fence and...

For the Love of the Earth

by Deacon Joey Clavijo as originally published in the June 2018 issue of Churchwork   Our Presiding Bishop, the Most Rev. Michael Curry is always preaching about love. One of his most popular quotes is: “If it’s not about love, it’s not about God.” If you asked...

Offering Assistance During the Government Shutdown

The following is a list of churches offering assistance during the federal government shutdown with details on how you can help. If you have an outreach ministry to add to this list, please contact Karen Mackey at kmackey@edola.org. St. Anna’s, New Orleans GIFT...

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