at the city of love

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Meet the Pastors

Lester Love serves as the Pastor of The City of Love in New Orleans, LA. He travels across the country and abroad, presenting leadership sessions for ministries and corporations. His latest book, Whatever It Takes, and motivational mantra, iCAN.iWill.iMUST!, encourages us to maximize our potential.

Love is host of the The Lester Love radio show weekdays on WBOK. He has garnered national attention for his “Love Songs” clip, which has surpassed 4 million views.

The Winning Team…

Fran Love is a native of Avondale, Louisiana. She pastors alongside her husband, Bishop Love. Pastor Fran, as she is affectionately called, boldly fulfills her calling to lead women to new levels of forgiveness and fulfillment in Christ. As such, she is the founder of the Women’s Ministry, the Daughters of Life & Love (D.O.L.L. Ministry). Pastor Fran also is Founder of LOVE365 which feeds 2000 homeless and hungry people every week  in the New Orleans Community.

Lester & Fran Love have three beautiful daughters Joy, Faith and Angel.

Homeless & Hungry Fed Weekly


People Fed in 8 Weeks

Meal at a time

Your assistance can help by texting LOVE365 to 72000

This is your church

new orleans

We serve the people and the heart of New Orleans with a convenient location a few minutes from downtown. For more information, call (504) 895-5410 or text “Directions” to 72000.

Adult Ministries

Looking to serve? You’ve come to the right place. At the City of Love you can engage and serve in many ways! Whether you decide to assist our greeters, sing or join our culinary team, we know you’ll find a place to serve here.


Come experience worship with us! We enjoy an innovative, loving, orderly, vibrant and excellent experience every Sunday! Our worship is second-to-none and nothing beats the amazing harmonic tones of Bishop Lester Love!

Support Groups

From Pre-Marital Counseling, Consolation to Grief Support, our support groups are here to assist you in pushing through whatever you may be going through.

Children's Programs

We have a place for everyone at The City of Love! We offer ministries for all age groups and we especially aim to nurture and provide specific engagement groups for children of all ages with our iLOVEKidzKlub.

full gospel

As Executive Secretary of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International, Bishop Lester Love strives to support not only our local communities, but minister and send support the Kingdom around the world.

6:30PM wednesday Night


a word from lester love

We are so glad you decided to stop by and visit our site! We would love if you would experience God with us by sharing in one of our innovative, loving, orderly, vibrant and excellent experiences. Text “Visit” to 72000.

Common Questions
What is a typical service like?

More information to come.

What do you offer for my children?

HYPE (Ages 18-25)

iLove Kidz Klub (Ages 4-12)

Glow Up (Teens Ages 13-17)

What times are your services?

Sunday Experiences: 7:30 AM & 10:00 AM

Wednesday Elevation: 6:30 PM

Saturday Encounter: 8:00 AM

Where are you located?

8601 Palmetto Street, New Orleans, LA 70118

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Contact Us

Have a few more questions? Would you like to speak to one of our ministry leaders? Are you interested in scheduling Lester or Fran Love for your next event? Drop us a line and we’ll be sure to respond to your request within 72 hours. 

If you’d like to request prayer, click on our Prayer & Care link shown i the top header of the site to submit an anonymous request for prayer.

Thank you for visiting the City of Love and we hope to see you in one of our services soon!

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