Faith Stories      225-766-4594     230 Renee' Drive   Sunday Worship at 8:30 & 11 a.m. and Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.

Faith Stories

Faith Stories: A Wheelchair at the Intersection

I had never looked at him closely. There was always an appointment, a meeting, or just a selfish goal that hurried me on. He was there only occasionally, at the intersection where I was freque...

Faith Stories: A Second Chance

I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. — Ezekiel 36:26 I sat alone in the pew that Sunday morn...

Faith Stories: A Rush of Love and Compassion

I never realized the importance behind the concept of foot washing until I was the one on my knees doing it myself. The Wesley Foundation at LSU went to Nashville, Tennessee, in January where aro...

Faith Stories: A New Outlook on Life

I usually do my grocery shopping at Winn-Dixie, but this day I decided to shop at Wal-Mart. As I shopped, I noticed that I kept crossing paths with a modest, but nicely groomed middle-aged man...

Faith Stories: A Message for Christmas and Advent

In the first four days of Advent, I experienced three seemingly unrelated things. However, when I considered them together, I heard with clarity a message from God for this season. What s...

Faith Stories: A Letter to Mama

St. John’s UMC member Saroj Welch’s son sent her this letter for Mother’s Day this year, and she graciously shared it with us as a powerful faith story. Mother’s Day Sunday, May 11, 2...

Faith Stories: A Grateful Giver

Everyone should give whatever they have decided in their heart. They shouldn’t give with hesitation or because of pressure. God loves a cheerful giver. -2 Corinthians 9: 7 A lady and her husb...

Faith Stories: A College Decision

Hearing these faith stories always puts a smile to my morning, and I thought now was the perfect time to tell you how God has steered me in the right path and guided my faith and decisions. It...

Faith Stories: A Christmas Blessing

In all this I have given you an example that by such work we must support the weak, remembering the words of the Lord Jesus, for he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ Ac...

Faith Stories: I Feel Like It's Christmas

“I feel like it is Christmas,” she exclaimed. Except it wasn’t December, and we weren’t standing in front of a sparkling Christmas tree with beautifully decorated gifts. We were looking at her...


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We are a Christian community called to share our gifts through worship, witness and service so that others will know God and become disciples of Jesus Christ.


Sunday worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.

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St. John's United Methodist Church

(Note New Mailing Address)
230 Renee' Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

  Phone : 225-766-4594
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  Office hours : Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Fri, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
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