Archive of Supplemental Resources

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Friday, February 8, 2008

New Orleans Trip

The Churches Supporting Churches task force invites you to consider making a trip to New Orleans in late March.
> Take part in a 3-day work crew organized by Churches Supporting Churches (March 25, 26, 27) to do construction and rehab work on houses that belong to three members of St. John Baptist Church.  We will be working with other groups from the national network of churches related to the Baptist Peace Fellowship. 
>Attend the Alliance of Baptists Convocation (March 28, 29, 30) that will immediately follow the work projects.
>You will also have a chance to spend time with our partners from El Salvador, Ruth and Alex Orantes, who are coming to New Orleans at the invitation of the CBC Salvador Partners mission group to meet Rev. Boutte and St. John Baptist, as well as to participate in the Alliance convocation.

You can come for just part of the time or stay for everything!

Monday, February 4, 2008

Housing Crisis for New Orleans (Policy Link Input)

This article describes the housing crisis for low income working families in New Orleans, with quotes from Policy Link, the organization that employs Rev. Donald Boutte, pastor of our partner church, St. John Baptist.  
What do you think of the issues it raises?