Pray for the New Orleans Baptist Association

Associational Mission Strategist: Jack Hunter

  • Covers Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Bernard, and Plaquemine Parishes.
  • Major cities are New Orleans, Kenner, Metairie, Destrehan, Chalmette.
  • 912,024 souls reside in the New Orleans Baptist Association area.
  • 15.1% of the population, or 137,848, are evangelicals.
  • 427,562 or 47% of the population are listed as none’s or non-affiliated with any church.
  • 17,640, or 1.9% of the population, attended the 145 SBC churches in New Orleans Baptist Association in 2018.
  • 69 new SBC churches have been planted in the New Orleans Baptist Association since 2010.
  • Church to Population ratio is 1 to 6,290. 175 new churches would be needed to get to our statewide ratio of 1 to 2,850. 311 new churches would be needed to get to NAMB’s suggested ratio of 1 to 2,000.

Pray for the pastors and churches of New Orleans Baptist 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 the Greater New Orleans Area.