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Our Mission
Because Christ first loved us,
we are called to be a
Giving, Loving, Congregation
serving our community through Him.

Welcoming Statement — Gethsemane Lutheran Church


Rejoicing in God’s abundant grace, we at Gethsemane Lutheran Church extend a special welcome to all in a world that is all too often an unloving and unwelcoming place.  We welcome all who are seeking God’s love and grace. We welcome all because God welcomes all, regardless of race or culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or relationship status. We welcome all without regard to addictions, physical or mental health, imprisonment,               socio-economic circumstances, politics, or anything that too often divides us. Our unity is in Christ.




Sunday Morning services are as follows:

- Sunday School at 9:00am

- Worship Service at 10:00am





If you would like to donate to our ministries, please click the Pay Pal button below.

Thank you!

Upcoming Events

Sunday School/Adult Bible Study:   In-person Sunday School and Adult Bible Study is being conducted weekly at 9am! 

The adult bible study is a series called Bible Basics, Ten Key Events in the Bible. 

  If you prefer to ZOOM, we host an online bible study. Email the church (under the visit us tab) for the ZOOM address. Our Advent series is starting soon. Come join us!

Nov. 20, after worship – Thanksgiving potluck, with Pr. Nathaniel’s and Pr. Daniel’s congregations also invited

Nov. 30, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13, 7pm – ZOOM Advent devotions

Dec. 4, 10am – Hanging of the Greens during worship, Christmas treats party after worship

Dec. 21, 7pm – Blue Christmas service

Dec. 24, 6pm – Christmas Eve service

Dec. 25, 10am (regular Sunday worship time) – Christmas Lessons and Carols

We have many opportunities for ministry:  

Volunteer at Bethlehem Community Table:  Thank you so much for everyone who came to help at Bethlehem’s Community Table!  We had such an awesome experience, and we will plan to do it again!    If you would like to volunteer on your own, here is the signup link:      


Hurricane Relief :    We give thanks that we are blessed, so we can be a blessing to our community. The synod disaster team has given us a grant to go toward our food pantry, helping families, and helping the community. In addition to our food pantry,we are helping Rowley Alternative School with supplies and snacks (part of the food pantry grant)!     

Here’s how you can help:

1.      Pray.  We can do nothing without God’s grace.

2.     Give a special offering for hurricane relief, which will be used as necessary for families and individuals in need. These funds may be used for other support during the hurricane season.

3.     Spread the word!  Share on social media and let people know we are here for them, especially our food pantry (office number 504-271-4254) !

4.     Keep praying, and remember Our Lord Jesus promises to be with us through this journey of healing our community.


Thank you for your continued generosity!!