Multicultural Ministries

The mission of Multicultural Ministries is to serve as a catalyst to enhance and strengthen all local churches in our Louisiana Conference as we celebrate the diversity found in God's people and in our communities

Ministry Components

  • Strengthening the Louisiana Churches of the Wesleyan-Hoosier Bethune Heritage
  • Church Leaders Summit for Pastors and Laity of African American Churches
  • Clergy Retreat for Pastors and Laity of African American Churches


Hispanic Ministry - 1Love UMC, First Grace UMC and Gretna UMC

Native American Ministry - Dulac

  • Clanton Chapel UMC Preschool - Dulac Preschool Advance #4704 - send monies with apportionments
  • Cooking and Gratitude Ministry - will visit your church and share good food and fellowship
  • Dulac Community Center

Asian Ministry

  • Korean Ministry in New Orleans and Leesville

Communities of Shalom

  • First Street UMC, New Orleans
  • Thompson UMC, New Orleans
  • Phillips Memorial UMC, New Orleans
  • Faith UMC-Grace UMC, Shreveport
  • Neely UMC, Baton Rouge

Africa Initiative

  • Capital Campaign for Africa University and UMC
  • Senegal Mission and Trips

Interfaith Dialogue

  • Bringing all churches, congregations, denominations and non denominations together to share cross cultural experiences

New Training Initiatives

  • Developing Christian Education in your local Churches
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Igniting Youth/Young Adult Ministry
  • Workshops Focusing on Church Growth


  • Church volunteers needed to promote events and trainings pertaining to Multicultural ministries.


Grant Resources

  • Coordinating office for UMC General Church Grant
  • Multicultural Ministries Grant
  • Scholarships

Local Church Ministry Partnerships

  • Becoming a Church of all People