World Religion Day Jan. 26, 2020

Online Registration is Open for WRD Shreveport-Bossier!

This Year's Keynote: Rev. Theron Jackson

We are delighted to announce this year's Keynote Speaker, The Rev. Theron Jackson of Morning Star MIssionary Baptist Church.
A longtime proponent of interfaith unity and understanding, Rev. Jackson is a powerful speaker whose sermons have been broadcast on the radio and streamed online, and he is also the host of a weekly talk show on Facebook Live. In addition to serving as pastor of the vibrant and growing Morning Star Baptist Church, Rev. Jackson has served the wider community as a City Council Representative, and as a member of numerous boards, including Habitat for Humanity, the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, the NAACP, the YMCA, Sci-Port Discovery Center, and the Caddo Council on Aging. He currently serves on the Metropolitan Planning Commission, as Vice Moderator of the 13th District Baptist Association, and as President of the Baptist Ministers' Fellowship of Shreveport-Bossier City. He is also an active leader in North Louisiana Interfaith.

Shreveport-Bossier World Religion Day 2020

Sunday, Jan. 26th, 1-5pm

520 Olive Street

Shreveport, LA

World Religion Day is an international celebration of religious diversity originated by the Baha'i Faith in 1950. Although it is celebrated around the world on the third Sunday in January, our Shreveport-Bossier celebration is always on the Sunday after the weekend celebration of Martin Luther King's birthday, so as not to take away from either celebration, and thus usually lands on the fourth Sunday of the month.

The event includes an opening ceremony and keynote presentation at 1 p.m., and then throughout the afternoon features table displays in the gym from the various participating faith groups, as well as panel discussions and musical presentations in the Chapel.


Please note that both adult panels are FULL. If you sign up to speak on an adult panel, you will be placed on a waiting list.

One slot is still available on the High School Youth Panel.

Look HERE for a more complete schedule, PANEL TOPICS and general information.

Schedule for World Religion Day 2020 - Sunday, January 26

1:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony and Keynote Presentation:
Rev. Theron Jackson

1:30 p.m. Youth Panel Discussion - (6 youth will be seated on this panel - questions listed here)

2:00 p.m. Break to visit tables
2:15 p.m. Musical presentations (2 15-minute segments)

2:45 p.m. Break to visit tables

3:00 p.m. 2nd Panel Discussion (5 adults will be seated on this panel - questions here)

3:30 p.m. Musical presentations

4:00 p.m. Break to visit tables

4:15 p.m. 3rd Panel Discussion (5 adults will be seated on this panel - questions here)
4:45 p.m. Visit tables, say goodbyes...
5:00 p.m. Closing - See you next year!

The revised WRD registration info pages are HERE.