Interfaith Federation
of Greater Baton Rouge


Cultivating Unity, Justice and Peace for 30 years

Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge 25th anniversary logo

Our Mission

The mission of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge is to cultivate interfaith understanding and cooperation to reduce human suffering in Greater Baton Rouge.



Welcome to the website of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge!

26th Annual Sounds of CommUNITY Concert Sunday, April 10, 4:00 pm |download the flyer|



Greater New Guide Baptist Church, 3445 Fairfields Ave.

The concert features Howard Thurman's reflections on well-known spirituals sung by HERITAGE as well as diverse music from local faith communities. Following the concert, the Interfaith Federation will host a 3-week series (based on Thurman's writings) held at various locations throughout the city.

Mark your calendars, and watch for more info here on the Federation website.


NEW! Sounds of CommUNITY Conversations, beginning April 13 |download the flyer|



Ponder Howard Thurman’s words in a series of conversations held throughout Baton Rouge. Themes include Growing Edge of Hope, Absorbing Pain without Destroying Joy, and Flowing Like a Stream.

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Advocate Editorial, Article and Podcast


The Advocate -- Baton Rouge's daily newspaper -- has recently had three articles on the work of the Federation:
  • an editorial (published January 18) about the work of the Federation's work in interfaith understanding.
    Click here to read this article.

  • a story (published January 23) on the recent Dinner of Abrahamic Traditions (a dialogue with Christians, Jews, and Muslims).
    Click here to read this article.


  • muslim dialogue

  • an article (published Feb 1) on "A Dialogue With Muslims: Fact, Fiction, and Faith"
    Click here to read this article.

  • a podcast interview by Jim Engster, aired on January 27, 2016, with Robin McCullough-Bade and Emad Nofal (Chair of the Islamic Center of Baton Rouge)
    Click here, scroll down the page to the Jim Engster Show Hour 2,January 27, 2016 to listen to the podcast.



Hunger Walk Photos

To see photos from the November 1st Hunger Walk, Click here.

Hunger Walk 2015



Annual Community Prayer Breakfast



The annual community Prayer Breakfast was a wonderful, prayer-full event! Below is the video that was shown that morning.

The Advocate -- Baton Rouge's daily newspaper -- had a news article about the breakfast.
Click here to read the article.

Click here to see photos.


We Need Peace -- Video from Prayer Breakfast
















Contact the Federation office (267-5600) for more information.