Barbara Gay has been a vital part of the Rayne community ever since her arrival a few years ago. She directs the children's and youth choirs as well as the choir of children in the Rayne Early Childhood Program. Each year she directs an exceptional children's Christmas Pageant. This year she will be the Musical Director for our two youth productions. You may contact Barbara by clicking here.
Joel Bevington assumed the position of Director of Music Ministry at a critical time in the history of our city and church, committed to the mission of rebuilding and a ministry of hope. In May 2013 he graduated from Louisiana State University with a Master of Music in Choral Directing. Joel graduated in May 2007 from Emory University/Candler School of Theology with a Master of Music in Organ and where he served as the Cannon Chapel Organist and the Music Director. His bachelor of Music in Organ degree is from Wheaton College Conservatory of Music where he also studied choral music and conducting. He is from Albany, Oregon, where his parents, both teachers and musicians, now live.
The Chancel Choir, under Joel’s direction, rehearses on Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm and provides sacred music during the 11 am worship service on Sundays at at other special times. You are invited to join! If you would like to know more about the Chancel Choir you may call the church office and ask for Joel or you may e-mail him by visiting our contact page.
Kathy brings her delightful smile and her attention to detail to manage the financial and accounting activities for the church. She has had much experience many other ministries before joining our Rayne staff. Feel free to contact Kathy if you have any questions.
Before coming to the Rayne staff, Shaun worked almost two years very closely with us as the Uptown Storm Station Administrative Assistant, a position in which she proved to be an enormous asset in the United Methodist Churches disaster recovery efforts. Shaun manages our offices and buildings with grace and competence. You may contact Shaun by clicking here.
It will be the voice of Carol Thiele you will hear when you call on most afternoons each week. Carol is a creative web designer and newsletter editor with many years of experience in the church having served in a wide range of roles from teacher to writer to administrator to preacher’s spouse. You may contact Carol by clicking here.
Marcus Thompson, Owner of Thompson Cleaning Service, serves as our part-time Building Maintenance Custodian. He brings to this position his vast array of handyman skills, his kind heart, his willing spirit, and his lifelong love of New Orleans, the city in which he was born and raised. You can send Marcus a message by clicking here.
We welcome you and your wedding at Rayne! To help you with your plans, our wedding coordinators, Annette Gray and Shaun Darnall, will provide you with information, assistance, and encouragement. Please contact us for more information about how you may reserve a date and make your plans.
To contact any member of staff, please fill out the appropriate form located on our contact page.
4-5 pm Youth Praise/Chapel Choir 5 pm For Parents of Teens 5-7 pm Youth Fellowship 5-6:30 pm Men’s Spirituality Group 5-6 pm Bible Study 6-6:30 pm Covenant Group 6 pm Tulane Wesley Worship
10 am Staff Meeting 5:15 pm Sacred Yoga at Rayne 6 pm Centering Prayer 6 and 7 pm Ministry Meetings 6:30 pm AA Meeting
12:30 am Intercessory Prayer Group 3 pm Luke’s House Set-Up 6 pm Young Women’s Bible Study 6-8 pm Luke’s House Free Clinic 7 pm Handbell Choir Rehearsal
9:30 am Mom’s Bible Study 5:30 pm Joyful Noise! and Celebration Singers1 pm Living with Loss Group 7 pm Chancel Choir Rehearsal 7:30 pm Neutral Ground Rehearsal
9:30 am Sacred Yoga at Parker 10 am Space for God 7 pm Stop 22 for Young Adults 7 pm Al-Anon/AA Meetings
9-11:30 am STAIR Tutoring
8:45 am The Celebration of The Lord’s Supper Open to All The Hannah Chapel Refreshments Following
9:45 am Sunday School for All Ages A Nursery is Provided.
11 amTraditional Worship Service, SundaysService in SanctuaryRefreshments Following
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We invite you to browse our web-site, to contact any member of our staff, and to come for a visit soon. If you would like to know more about the life and work of this community of faith, please call our office at 504-899-3431 or e-mail the church. A member of our staff will be glad to be of assistance. Call us to schedule a tour of the facility or to meet with one of our pastors!
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