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Faith Stories

Faith Stories: Do you have to be slapped upside your head by God like I do?

For the past few years I have been praying to God for direction: What do You want me to do to be Your hands and feet? Show me the gifts I might use to Your glory. I know You are listening to me, bu...

Faith Stories: Angels at Christmas Time

Adapted from the Children’s Moment on Sunday, December 17, 2017, based on Matthew 1:18-25. I know that you are as excited as I am that Christmas is getting closer! There are all kinds of thin...

Faith Stories: Jonah's Slimy Mess

A Personal Reflection on Jonah 1:17 - 2:10 This summer the children's Sunday school classes did a lesson about the story of Jonah in the belly of the fish. I had previously assured my class we wou...

Faith Stories: A Prayer and a Book

As a 20-year-old man in 1982, I felt the presence of God for the first time. A pastor of a church in New Delhi, Roy Smith, stopped me from ending my life. He counseled me for two hours telling me t...

Faith Stories: Prayer for our Country

On the night of Tuesday, November 8 as I sat watching the presidential election returns--flipping from one news station to another (MSNBC, FOX, BBC CNN)--not wanting to believe what I was viewing. ...

Faith Stories: The Language of Christ's Love

At the urging of some friends, I will attempt to convey a very moving spiritual moment for me. This short moment made me realize what healing power each of us possesses if we choose to use it. As ...

Advent Faith Stories: Christmas Eve 2016

Billie Bourgeois, "Awaiting," 13"x13" acrylic on wood panel. But understand this: if the owner of the house had known in wh...

Advent Faith Stories: Teetering on the Edge of a Harvest Blessing

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 The accelerator is to the floor. Trying to keep up with this fast-paced life, amidst t...

Advent Faith Stories: Stay Awake

Therefore you must also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming a an unexpected hour.(Matthew 24: 44) If the Son of Man came today . . . now that is a sobering thought. In the last few months we ha...

Advent Faith Stories: Holy Ground

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I put my hope. My soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning. Psalm 130:5-6 For as...


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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.
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