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Children's Anti-Poverty Initiative


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The LIC employs a Farm Advocate,  and occasionally small grants are available for household needs for farmers affected by disasters.

Upcoming Board Meetings:

45th Annual Assembly

March 2-3, 2015, Alexandria

Fall Board Meeting 2015

Sept. 21-22, 2015, Baton Rouge

46th Annual Assembly

March 7-8, 2016, Shreveport

Fall Board Meeting 2016

Sept. 26-27, 2016, New Orleans

47th Annual Assembly

March 6-7, 2017, Monroe

Fall Board Meeting 2017

Sept. 25-26, 2017, Alexandria

Board Meeting ARCHIVES



The 50th Annual GPB was held on March 12th, 2014.   A wonderful time of fellowship and prayer for our State and Leaders!!   Keynote speaker was Gov. Mike Huckabee.   Tickets to the event were sold out well in advance.   A video of  the event is available on the GPB website at : www.lagpb.org

The 51st Annual GPB will be held on:

April 15th, 2015

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You don't want to miss it!

October 1st:


Peace Day

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Down Walls


"For He is our peace, who has made us both one, and has broken down the dividing wall..."



The L.I.C. periodically holds Ecumenical Orientation Conferences around the state.  Watch our website and/or newsletters for the schedule of the next "Breaking Down Walls" event.

Click here for information from the first workshop held and to find links to some of the presentations used for each workshop.

On the light side -

After the Tornado

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Bible Sales

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Boudreaux's Confession

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Laughing with our Members

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Reading Romeo & Juliette?  

  Find out why....


Louisiana Interfaith Disaster Recovery Network, Inc.



Over 40 leaders from around the state

(and nearby states), joined us for the

Fall Board Meeting

held Sept. 22nd and 23rd, 2014 at the Lafayette Hilton

Theme:   “Proclaiming and Living the Good News Today”

A brief summary is below. Please click here to be taken to a more detailed page with presentation/information links and photos.  Thanks to all who participated!

Rev. Laura Everett

Our Keynote Speaker:

was the Rev. Laura Everett, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches.   

While addressing the theme, Rev. Everett shared her experiences with social media and the church, as well as providing instruction on how to explore these avenues of outreach.

All speaker sessions were open to the public 

Social Media & the Church

Click here for the schedule from the Fall Board Meeting

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Mass Incarceration

Mr. Whalen Gibbs, Assistant Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, was our Guest Speaker, with a presentation on Mass Incarceration and the exciting success of re-entry programs.   Mr. Gibbs provides programmatic oversight of adult correctional institutions and primary administrative responsibility for the Office of Offender Reentry.

Mr. Whalen Gibbs

Our current President, the Most Rev. Shelton J. Fabre, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, presided over the meetings.

And a wonderful time of worship...

was had at the Evening Ecumenical Worship Service

held on Monday,

September 22, 2014

At Gethsemane Church of God in Christ, at 701 East Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA 70501.  (337) 233-2478  or (337) 233-2750.

While the service was considered ecumenical, it was conducted in the COGIC tradition.   We were happy to learn more about this new member Church!

Click here for more info. on the various activities of the Fall Board Meeting and the Worship Service.


The 9th Annual Day of Prayer For Protection From Hurricanes was held on

June 1st, 2014

and prayers of thanksgiving for many answered prayers

Even as we continue to remember those affected by previous Hurricanes, we lift up prayers for protection

from future hurricanes. 

There is only One who can calm the storms in our lives!

Click here for the 2014 proclamation from the Governor

Prayers for June 1st and beyond

God our Father, Creator of the Universe and Lord over all creation, we humbly stand before you as your children in thanksgiving for your loving care and protection. We ask that you keep us safe from all hurricanes which may threaten us in the coming season. Protect us from all fear and anxiety of storms and give us an ardent trust and hope in Your love and mercy. You alone bring peace, calm and safety. Father, we thank you in advance, for You are our only Refuge. We ask this through Jesus Christ Your Son, Who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.


God, Our Father, Creator and Lord of the universe, You have set the earth on its foundation and all the elements of nature obey Your command. We humbly beseech You to keep us safe from all dangers and calm the storms that threaten us. May we be secure in Your loving protection and serve You always with grateful hearts. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, One God, forever and ever. Amen.


44th   Annual Assembly

in Lake Charles --

Thanks to all who attended!

The working theme was: 

“Revisioning the Church, Mission and Christ’s Call to Unity”


     The Keynote Speaker, was the Rev. Dr. Robert Welsh, President of the Council on Christian Unity of the Christian Church-Disciples of Christ.  

      Dr. Welsh has made significant contributions to national and international ecumenical conversations.

 Please click below for

Presentation One  or   Presentation Two

Dr. Welsh

The public was cordially invited

to all Speaker Sessions and to the Monday Evening Worship Service.

             Conference delegates were treated to a first-hand look at the beautiful and historic Downtown area of Lake Charles.  Activities included a banquet for delegates at the historic and beautifully refurbished Calcasieu Marine National Bank.

The main vault is a sight to see.  Rev. Larry Miller, LIC Treasurer, pictured.

The main hall at Calcasieu Marine Nat'l Bank, where we had a meal catered in.

Eagles sit atop every column inside the beautiful bank bldg.

                Business Session highlights included the passing of a Resolution regarding Predatory Payday Lending.   The LIC Public Policy Task Force is encouraging all to review  this matter and lend your voice to help support the unfortunate victims of these lending practices.              More info. can be found regarding predatory payday lending at http://www.labudget.org/lbp/paydaylendingquickfacts/ .


    Update 4/30/14 Senate Bill 84, an effort to reform Payday Lending, died on the Senate floor, as it could not meet the two-thirds requirement to pass.    There will be an even more concentrated effort to push for reform at the next legislative session.


Please click here for more info. and pictures from the Assembly!


Juvenile Justice Conference

     held in Baton Rouge on

   February 13, 2014

Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative

 Keynote Speaker:

Mr. Bryan Stevenson

Executive Director of
Equal Justice Initiative



At-Risk Youth

in an era of racial

and social


Thanks to all participants!

The Conference was well attended, with approximately 120 participants! Attendees included Judges, Lawyers, Social Workers, Students, and others.

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Louisiana Interchurch Conference

Mission Statement: 

“To live the faith we hold in common”

LIC—What is its Purpose?  Recognizing that Jesus calls all people to be one, the Louisiana Interchurch Conference, representing diverse communions, strives to proclaim in word and deed to the people, churches and institutions of Louisiana that faith which we hold in common, in the hope that by our common witness we will grow toward greater unity in Christ Jesus.

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