Arkansas announces New Orleans dates

The Arkansas Baptist Builders will continue working in New Orleans on a limited basis in 2009.

KNCSB has a partnership with the Arkansas convention, which has been involved in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina struck in late August 2005. The 2009 dates are:

  • March (spring break dates are already full)
  • April 11-18
  • May 24-30
  • July 11-18
  • Aug 29-Sept. 5

Gentilly Baptist Church, 5141 Franklin Ave. in New Orleans, is the headquarters for Arkansas Baptist Builders. To book a team, contact Stefanie Brown at 210.884.9000 or Dennis Cole at 504.236.2732.

Other opportunities to serve in New Orleans include:

  • Operation Noah Rebuild (Operation Noah is sponsored by the Southern Baptist North American Mission Board)
  • Baptist Crossroads Habitat for Humanity project: This massive building project in New Orleans’s Upper 9th Ward is now scheduling spring-break volunteers for 2009. For more information, contact Jared Pryer, volunteer coordinator, at 504.945.1053 or

World Changers, also sponsored by NAMB, has scheduled three 2009 summer projects in New Orleans. However, two of these projects are already full. The June 8-13 project has space for about 60 people.