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 firstname.lastname@example.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.