Nola Thursday

Finally the sun came out.  Trinity Church has a program Loaves and Fishes.  It is actually canteen like you see on the streets of. Boston.  Barb, Lana, Dina, and Judy helped them make sandwiches then loaded the truck.  We rode down the Mission and folks were waiting to get a bag of lunch.  Most were…

Following Jesus to New Orleans

As you’ve probably all heard, New Orleans is in the midst of an ice storm(although none of us have seen any!) But the city has been shut down for 2 days now with schools, businesses, churches, roads and bridges all closed. A state of emergency has been declared and one can imagine just a tad…

Working at the Mission

As you’ve probably all heard New Orleans is in the midst of an ice storm (although none of us have seen any!) But the city has been shut down for 2 days now – schools, businesses, churches, roads, and bridges closed. Extremely cold for this area too with temps in the 20’s. This has put…

Tuesday at NOLA

Yesterday, some brave souls went back to the Baptist Church to put up Sheet rock.  It was great work but cold.  The other group went to the Mission and served lunch to the homeless .  They also packed pillows and blankets for distribution to the homeless . the last two days New Orleans is experiencing…

Monday at NOLA

We started the morning with meetings with St.pauls.  There are still 30,000 blighted homes. After our info session, half the group went to do finishing work on a home that was damaged by Katrina.  The other half went to work on a building  that will become a store house for foster famIlies. When families are…

NOLA Service Today

Fabulous  and inspiring service at Trinity today. The group used the day to explore the area. Some went to a plantation and learn about the lives of slaves. Others explored the French Quarter and heard jazz. The World War II museum was a draw for others. Tomorrow we will be briefed on our work duties….