Associational Mission Strategist: David Carlton
- Covers Lafayette, Vermillion, St. Martin and Iberia Parishes.
- Major towns are Lafayette, New Iberia, Abbeville, Youngville.
- 404,977 souls reside in Evangeline Association.
- 12.7% of the population, or 51,515, are evangelicals.
- 141,696 or 35% of the population are listed as none’s or non-affiliated with any church.
- Only 5,898, or 1.5% of the population, attended the 45 SBC churches in Evangeline Baptist Association in 2018.
- 15 new SBC churches have been planted in Evangeline Association since 2010.
- Church to Population ratio is 1 to 8,999. 97 new churches would be needed to get to our statewide ratio of 1 to 2,850. 157 new churches would be needed to get to NAMB’s suggested ratio of 1 to 2,000.
Pray for the pastors and churches of Evangeline Association. Pray for people to hunger for the gospel. Pray for believers who will share the gospel with neighbors, friends, and family members. Pray for Church Planters, RePlanters, and Partnering churches to join the workers in the harvest in Evangeline Association.
- More info at our Engage Map