Interfaith Federation
of Greater Baton Rouge


What We Do

What Does the Federation Do?


So, how do we live out our mission -- to cultivate interfaith understanding and cooperation to reduce human suffering in Greater Baton Rouge?

Here are some of the ongoing programs and ministries of the Federation.

You are invited to be involved and to participate!


To see or download an overview of the Federation's work and ministry, click here.



Programs and Ministries


Tonia 25th

Holy Grill

Monday through Friday, hot, nutritious lunches are prepared at the Interfaith Federation office by Tonia Causey, transported to Cadillac St. Park, and served by volunteers from 20 faith communities. Tonia has served as the Holy Grill cook and coordinator for 28 years! Her red beans and rice are famous!



Sounds of Community

Sounds of CommUNITY Concert

Begun in 1991, this joy-filled interfaith concert features local choirs, ensembles, dancers, and instrumentalists from diverse local faith traditions.

To view photos from previous Sounds of CommUNITY concerts,
see our photo gallery.







Interfaith Dialog

Interfaith Dialogue

The Interfaith Federation has a long history of gathering people together for dialogues and shared meals. Topics, speakers, and locations vary.

To view photos from past interfaith dialogues,
see our photo gallery.








Interfaith Dialog

Interfaith Pilgrimages and Classes

People learn more about their neighbor's faith through short and long-term classes. Pilgrimages to local interfaith sites (mosque, church, synagogue, or temple) have grown in popularity.










Prayer Breakfast

Annual Community Prayer Breakfast

The Prayer Breakfast gathers people from throughout the community for prayer and as a reminder of our shared vision for peace.