Influential Churches in Shreveport-Bossier City
Shreveport Community Church — Pastors Denny and DeAnza Duron
5720 Buncombe Road, Shreveport
With a family night every Wednesday, where dinner is served and worship is held, the Durons are committed to building solid familial relationships.
First Baptist Bossier —Pastor Brad Jurkovich
2810 E. Texas St., Bossier City
Ministries include everything from singles to recovering addicts. If you’re looking for a place to belong, there may be a group here for you.
First Presbyterian Church (in downtown Shreveport) —Rev. Dr. Chris Currie
900 Jordan St., Shreveport
Community involvement and outreach is a significant part of FBC’s core values.
First Methodist Church (downtown Shreveport) — Senior Pastor, Dr. Pat Day
500 Common St., Shreveport
Traditional and contemporary services are both offered at First UMC. The Emmett Hook Center, located on campus, hosts various performing arts events throughout the year.
Word of God — Pastor James McMenis
6645 W. Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport
Bible-based and Christ-centered, WOG preaches the power of salvation, eternal redemption, deliverance, healing and success in life through Jesus.
Simple Church — Pastor Justin Haigler
Shreveport Convention Center
Focused on loving God and people, Simple Church strives to be Christ-like at all times. Simplicity is the main focus of this power church.
St. Jude Catholic Church, Benton — Father Pike Thomas
4700 Palmetto Road, Benton
St. Jude Catholic Church offers ministries for all ages, from children to seniors, and holds several events throughout the year for volunteer opportunities and worship.
Cathedral of St. John Berchmans — Father Peter B. Mangum
947 Jordan St., Shreveport
One of only eight parish churches in the world dedicated to St. John Berchmans, this church has held masses for the victims of recent shootings in Baton Rouge and Dallas.
Galilee Baptist Church, Shreveport — Late Pastor Dr. E. Edward Jones
1500 Pierre Ave., Shreveport
The late pastor was an influential activist in the community and worked for over 40 years to improve civil, religious and social rights for the black community. Martin Luther King, Jr. is known to have given a speech at Galilee Baptist.
Praise Temple, Shreveport — Bishop L. Lawrence Brandon
4725 Greenwood Road, Shreveport
One of the fastest growing congregations in the Shreveport-Bossier City area, Praise Temple is lead by a socially active, business-oriented and well-loved minister dedicated to sharing the gospel.