Faith Stories
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Faith Stories

Faith Stories: Communion with a Cat

In the summer of 2016, it began to rain in south Louisiana. We are a land of swamps and streams, a place all too familiar with tides and floods. 2016 was a disaster of Noahic proportions, but no on...


Faith Stories: Stewardship Sunday

2 Corinthians 9:7 says “Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” Giving softens the hea...


Faith Stories: Growing Through Grace

When asked to speak on Stewardship, little did I know how the theme would make my head swim. I prayed to God and asked for help on how I should talk about Stewardship based on the theme, "Growing T...


Faith Stories: Keep Our Vision Growing

Last week Kathy King shared some of the key points in the life of St. John's since it was chartered in 1961. Today we are looking at keeping our vision growing. Yes, we remember our past,...


Faith Stories: For Which We Are Thankful

As Lane suggested in her sermon, we would like to share some of our history and the things for which we are thankful. When we first joined St. John’s more than 45 years ago, the sanctua...


Faith Stories: Looking Back with Gratefulness

As I prepared this message, I was thankful for being given the opportunity to look back with gratitude on all that St. John's has meant in my life these past thirty-plus years. I joined St. John's ...


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...


 

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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

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230 Renee' Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

  Phone : 225-766-4594
  Email : office@stjohnsbr.org
  Office hours : Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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