We like to spotlight the churches where we meet for prayer services. Sixth Baptist Church was founded in 1858 by freemen and slaves who formed a separate congregation from the Baptist church near Coliseum Square. They met in a building on Rousseau until 1874 when they built the church at 928 Felicity Street. The church … More Spotlighted Church of the Month
…feel the peace, strength, and worship that the singers brought ..meditation can calm our minds to hear inspiration … More The Song of the Righteous Is a Prayer Unto Me
We visited the Van Hahn Buddhist temple in New Orleans East for our April Prayer service. Monk spoke to us about the inner peace that we can feel through mediation. When we calm our minds, our bodies can be more at peace, and we can send compassion out to others. Some members of the congregation … More Meditation with a Buddhist Monk
The New Orleans Interfaith Peace Coalition hopes to help our city find peace in many dimensions. Last month we talked about the verse in the Old Testament that says,”Let not your heart be troubled neither be afraid.” We visited with a neighbor and then shared some thoughts with the whole group. Most talked about … More Learning to Live in Peace and Not Fear
Monks from this monastery travel around the world introducing people to the Buddhist faith. They contribute to world healing and peace by sharing unique Tibetan Bhuddist teachings and sacred religious performances. They recognize the great tragedies in every part of the world and want to pray with us for healing. They also hope to share … More The Tibetan House Announces the Drepung Gomang Monks Visit to New Orleans.
I received the following letter from Tanisha Boulware and thought this might be a good place to post her request. I have also attached the pdf document she sent. Home Fire Preparedness Campaign I am reaching out to different organizations in the New Orleans and surrounding area for leaders (such as yourselves) to help us … More The Red Cross Needs Volunteers for a Long Term Project Reducing Home Fires
Four professional Germans who work youth visited New Orleans this week. The International Visitors Leadership Program of the US State Department brought these emerging foreign leaders to meet their American counterparts. They represent a school, a cultural foundation, a ministry of Employment and Social Integration, and a community development organization located in different parts … More Interfaith Group Meets with German Visitors and Finds Common Ground
Loving and faithful God, through the years the people of the Greater New Orleans Area have turned to YOU in times of war, disaster, epidemic, and illness. We come to you, Our Creator, and ask you to help us in the battle of today against violence, murder and racism. We implore you to give us … More INTERFAITH PRAYER FOR PEACE