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)
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  • April 11-18
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  • May 24-30
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  • July 11-18
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  • 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)
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  • 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 jpryer@baptistcrossroads.org

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.