Mission Trip 2015

Wednesday and Thursday

January 28 and 29, 2015:  Groups went on Wednesday and Thursday to prepare and serve meals at the New Orleans Mission, prepare and distribute lunches from Trinity Church’s Loaves and Fishes food truck, do some cleanup work at a lovely spot on the banks of the Mississippi at Audubon Park, and back to the South…

Thin Tuesday

January 27, 2015: We were spread thin again with three groups in three directions!  A small group went back to the New Orleans Mission today, Tuesday, to prepare dinner – sausages with red beans – and serve lunch to 150 or so folks: Others went back to the ladder work on the house, and a…

Painting and (Food) Prep…

January 26, 2015:  Our first full day of work saw half of us join a house project with Youth Rebuilding New Orleans, painting and glazing windows… …while the other half joined the food preparation and feeding program at the New Orleans Mission, preparing cabbages and ham for supper… …before heading to the Mississippi in order…

Free Day on Sunday!

January 25, 2015:  After a wonderful church service at Trinity Church across the street (http://www.trinitynola.com/), we went in groups in all directions: touring the lower Ninth Ward and Bayou Bienville (where cypress trees are being replanted to provide protective wetland), … … the French Quarter, the Causeway Bridge over Lake Ponchartrain into Mandeville, and back…

Here…and There

January 24, 2015:  We began our day gathered in the snow at St Michael’s, and finished it at Molly’s House near Trinity Chapel in New Orleans.  Our trip to the Big Easy was Very Easy, and no one got lost along the way! Digs are very comfortable, modern, and set up for groups.  After an…

NOLA News

A big thank you to everyone for the generous support for the New Orleans Mission Trip shown by so many over the past few weeks. We raised over $1,100 from the Parish and a few others from the town! It is very encouraging and will do much to help our projects in New Orleans during…