Pray for the Baptist Association of Greater Baton Rouge

Associational Mission Strategist: Tommy Middleton

  • Covers Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Point Coupee, St. James, Iberville, and West Baton Rouge Parishes.
  • Major cities are Baton Rouge, New Roads, Prairieville, Gonzalez, Port Allen, Gramercy, Donaldsonville.
  • 649,465 souls reside in the Baptist Association of Greater Baton Rouge.
  • 29.2% of the population, or 189,773, are evangelicals.
  • 246,142 or 38% of the population are listed as none’s or non-affiliated with any church.
  • Only 13,660, or 2.1% of the population, attended the 111 SBC churches in Baptist Association of Greater Baton Rouge in 2018.
  • 36 new SBC churches have been planted in the Baptist Association of Greater Baton Rouge since 2010.
  • Church to Population ratio is 1 to 5,851. 117 new churches would be needed to get to our statewide ratio of 1 to 2,850. 214 new churches would be needed to get to NAMB’s suggested ratio of 1 to 2,000.

Pray for the pastors and churches of the Baptist Association of Greater Baton Rouge. 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 Greater Baton Rouge.