LA UM Churches Closed in the last 3 decades

Unfortunately, from time to time a church is discontinued or abandoned. This page lists those churches back to the union of Conferences A & B. A couple of these churches have reopened.

At the bottom is a list of new churches in the same time span.

Annual Conference 2003
Action
Church
Abandoned
Discontinued
LeJeune (BR)
Korean (LC)

Annual Conference 2002
Action
Church
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
MacArthur Drive (AL)
Waterproof (MO)
Mt. Zion (Wynn Memorial) (SH)
Trinity (SH)

Annual Conference 2001
Action
Church
Abandoned
Abandoned
Discontinued
Discontinued
Marthaville (AL)
Evangeline (BR)
Floyd (MO)
Faith (RU)

Annual Conference 2000
Action
Church
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
Merged
Selma (AL)
Noble (SH)
Mt. Nebo (RU)
Houma Heights+Bayou Blue=Bayou Blue (AC)

Annual Conference 1999
Action
Church
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
Merged
Merged
Godman (AC)
Ville Platte (LC)
Bethlehem (RU)
FUMC Sarepta (RU)
Talisheek (NS)
Bradford Chapel (SH)
Maxie + Iota = Iota (LC)
St. Bernard + Arabi = Covenant (NO)

Annual Conference 1998
Action
Church
Abandoned
Merged
Merged
Merged
Merged
Clear Creek (AL)
Williams Chapel + St. Marks + Asbury (AL)
Genesis + Evangeline (BR)
FUMC Jennings + Trinity (LC)
Wesley > St. Joseph-Waterproof (MO)

Annual Conference 1997
Action
Church
Discontinued
Discontinued
James Chapel (SH)
Converse (SH)

Annual Conference 1996
Action
Church
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
FUMC, Melder (AL)
Rodessa (SH)
Mitchell (SH)

Annual Conference 1995
Action
Church
Discontinued
Abandoned
Abandoned
Merged
Merged
Gibson (AC)
Hollins Chapel (AL)
Trinity, Crowley (LC)
Oak Grove + Forest = Oak Grove (MO)
Cedar Grove + Morningside=Morningside

Annual Conference 1994
Action
Church
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
LaPine (MO)
St. James, Marrero (NO)
Calhoun (RU)

Annual Conference 1993
Action
Church
Discontinued
Merged
Crossroads (RU)
Grayson + Kelly = Grayson ()

Annual Conference 1992
Action
Church
Discontinued
Discontinued
Merged
Name changed
Name changed
Forest Hill (AL)
McIntyre (RU)
Gentilly + N.O. Trinity=Trinity of Gentilly (NO)
Calhoun changed to Mt. Zion
Simsboro changed to Memorial

Annual Conference 1991
Action
Church
Discontinued
Merged
Name changed
Name changed
Name changed
Davidson Memorial (AC)
Ray Avenue + Cornerstone = Cornerstone (NO)
'New church' changed to Fellowship (SH)
'New church' changed to Trinity (AL)
'New church' changed to Genesis (BR)

Annual Conference 1990
Action
Church
Discontinued
Abandoned
Abandoned
Discontinued
Discontinued
Discontinued
Discontinued
Merged
Name changed
Name changed
Springhill (AL)
Marshall (AL)
Simpson (AL)
Istrouma (BR)
North Baton Rouge (BR)
Winbourne (BR)
Greater N.O. Urban Ministries
Istrouma+Winbourne+NBR=Evangeline (BR)
'New church' changed to Asbury (SH)
'New church' changed to Faith (SH)

Annual Conference 1989
Action
Church
Discontinued
Merged
St. Stephen's (SH)
Patterson + Bayou Vista = Patterson (AC)

Annual Conference 1988
Action
Church
Discontinued or abandoned *
Discontinued or abandoned *
Merged
Name changed
Macedonia (BR)
Mill Creek (RU)
Christ + Jefferson = Jefferson
Mary Winans Wall Mem. changed to Clinton

Annual Conference 1987
Action
Church
Merged
Merged
Merged
Discontinued
 Tullos + Urania = Urania (AL)
St. John + Destrehan = St. Charles (NO)
St. Andrew + New Orleans East 
= Cornerstone (NO)
Wynn Memorial ()

Annual Conference 1986
Action
Church
Discontinued
Abandoned
Name changed
Name changed
Name changed
 Stonewall ()
Taylor's Chapel ()
Southside changed to Lea Joyner Memorial
Lutcher changed to FUMC
St. John changed to East St. Charles

Annual Conference 1985
Action
Church
Merged
Merged
Merged
Merged
Name Changed
Providence + St. Paul = St. Paul
Grand Bayou + Ringgold = Ringgold
Macedonia + Union = Union
Pecan Grove + Houma Heights=Houma Heights
Drew changed to Faith

Annual Conference 1984
Action
Church
Discontinued
Merged
Merged
Merged

Merged
Merged
Merged
Name changed

Wesley-Mt. Vernon, Houma (AC)
Robeline + Marthaville = Marthaville-Beulah
St. Marks-Opelousas + St. Marks-Washington 
= St. Marks-Opelousas (AC)
FUMC New Iberia + St. Martinville 
= FUMC New Iberia (AC)
Lacombe + St. Tammany = Lacombe
Elysian Fields + Second = Trinity (NO)
Dubach + Hilly = Dubach
Kenner North changed to Messiah (NO)

Annual Conference 1983
Action
Church
Merged
Name changed
Name changed
Name changed
St. Luke + Simpson = St. Luke-Simpson (LC)
Vinton changed to Welsh Memorial (LC)
Simpson changed toSt. Luke-Simpson (LC)
St. Luke changed to St. Luke-Simpson (LC)

Annual Conference 1982
Action
Church
Name changed
Eddy Justiss Memorial changed to
Justiss Memorial (AL)

Annual Conference 1981
Action
Church
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Name changed
Monroe, Mission (MO)
Frantom Chapel
LaGrange changed to Bayou Blue (AC)

Annual Conference 1980
Action
Church
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
St. Joseph (BR/Laf.)
Bethel (BR/Laf.)

Annual Conference 1979
Action
Church
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Zoar (RU)
Waxia (BR/Laf.)
Union (BR/Laf.)
Wesley (SH)

Annual Conference 1978
Action
Church
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Name Changed
Faith Temple (MO)
Union (BR/Laf.)
Ivanhoe changed to Church of the Covenant (AC)

Annual Conference 1977
Action
Church
Name changed
Brownsville changed to Asbury (MO)

Annual Conference 1976
Action
Church
Merged
Varnado + Angie = Varnado (NS)

Annual Conference 1975
Action
Church
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Bonne Idee (MO)
Mt. Zion (SH)

Annual Conference 1974
Action
Church
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Bethel (RU)
Shiloh (MO)
Taylortown (SH)

Annual Conference 1973
Action
Church
Discontinued or abandoned*
Merged
Estherwood (LAF)
St. Peter + Haven = St. Peter (BR)

Annual Conference 1972
Action
Church
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Discontinued or abandoned*
Bonita
Port Allen
Cade
Pitreville
Stoney Point

Annual Conference 1971
Action
Church
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
Abandoned
Campbell's Chapel (MO) 
Midway (MO)
Alabama (RU)
Rocky Mount (RU)
Jones (MO)
Hughes Chapel (MO)
New Churches Organized
during this same time period
2003
Northpoint (SH)
2003
Faith Community (AC)
1998
North Cross (NS) 
Jubilee (BR) 
1995
Hope (MO)
UMC of the Servant (NS)
1994
El Mesias (NO)
1991
Northwood (AC)
Grambling Campus Ministry (RU)
1990
Evangeline (BR)
new church - South Bossier (SH)
new church - Bunkie (AL)
new church - North Baton Rouge (BR)
Faith (SH)
1989
Newellton Union Church
Abury, Bossier City (SH)
1987
 Korean (LC/Leesville)
1985
new church - New Orleans East (NO)
1984
Drew (MO)
Kenner-North (NO/Houma)
Korean Congregation (NO/Houma)
Christ (NO/Houma)
Pecan Grove (NO/Houma)
1982
St. Andrew's (BR/Hammond)
1978
Squyres (LC)
St. James (MO)
St. Paul (MO)
1976
Aldersgate (NS)