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Faith Stories

Faith Stories: Words of Witness

Faith Story: Words of Witness from Tori Lambert from St. John's UMC Baton Rouge on Vimeo.  Hi, my name is Tori Lambert and I am a youth here at St. John’s. A few weeks ago, De...

Faith Stories: With God, Little is Much

Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed. Proverbs 19:17 When I was a young social worker, one of my responsibilities was to investigate reports of...

Faith Stories: Where God Wants Me To Be

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and I will answer you. You wi...

Faith Stories: United as One

A few weeks before Thanksgiving, a crew came from Capital One Bank to help work at The Shepherd’s Market. They came not only ready to lend a hand on a busy market day but armed with supplies t...

Faith Stories: To Really See

Then turning to the disciples he said privately, “Blessed are the eyes that see what you see! For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hea...

Faith Stories: There Are No Coincidences

Read Mark 11: 22-24 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. – Philippians 4:6 (NIV) I wanted...

Faith Stories: The Wesley Awards

In April I was asked by the leadership of the Annual Conference to help with judging the applications for the annual Wesley’s, presented at Annual Conference on June 9, 2015. The Wesley Awards...

Faith Stories: The Unfriendly Neighbors

You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. ...

Faith Stories: The Transformative Power of Prayer

God was up to something in my life when I decided to participate in St. John’s Neighborhood Prayer Ministry a couple of years ago. Praying publicly had always felt uncomfortable to me. When I ...

Faith Stories: The Shepherd's Market's Second Anniversary

The Shepherd’s Market celebrates its 2nd anniversary today! I want to share some of the ways that we have made an impact during these two years. When we opened in 2012, the Food Bank estimated tha...


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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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