Rev. Walter Hardy Jr.'s Biography
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; whom shall I be afraid.
                                                                                                           Psalm 27:1

Favorite Scripture:

          “If I can help somebody as I pass this way, then my living will not be in vain.” 

Proud Husband of First Lady Julia K. Hardy, the father of Walter Hardy, III, and

father-in-law of Monique Hardy.

 Calling To The Gospel:

                                               Anointed to preach by God,  April 12, 1964

Ordained to Preach by:

                                           The First District Baptist Association,  July 27, 1967

Installed as Pastor of:

                                                   Little Zion Baptist Church,  August 27, 1971

National Affiliation:

                                                    National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

State Affiliation:

                                                    Louisiana Baptist State Convention

Local Affiliation:

                                               1st Vice President of Ideal Association

                                              Interim President of Ideal Association


                                                     Booker T. Washington High School

                                                            University of New Orleans

Bachelor of Theology :

                                        Union Baptist College and Theological Seminary

Master of Theology:

                                       Union Baptist College and Theological Seminary

Doctorate of Divinity: 

                                    Union Baptist College and Theological Seminary

Pastor Hardy touches many lives through his Divinely Inspired  sermons  and guidance. He’s a counselor, comforter, provider and a    friend to all who  are in need of a kind word. Pastor Hardy has    shown that he is truly one of  God anointed servant, through his  genuine concern for his fellow man.