Lakeshore Baptist Church ministers in a community hit hard by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the gulf oil spill in 2010, and an ongoing difficult economy. In an effort to provide hope and help to our storm ravaged area, the Lord providentially launched a massive benevolence ministry through our small congregation.
Volunteer teams from across the country continue to take mission trips to the gulf coast to partner with our relief, recovery, and rebuilding efforts. Rebuilding homes, lives, and an entire community takes years of hard work, determination, and a daily dependance on our sovereign God.
Although Hurricane Katrina destroyed the Lakeshore Baptist Church buildings, we decided to postpone the reconstruction of our facilities to first focus on the needs of the community. To that end, we transformed our property into a camp site and erected temporary buildings to host volunteers as we move forward to the glory of God.
After seven years of this ministry, we continue to host volunteer teams and work out in the community rehabbing homes, cleaning remaining storm debris, demolishing abandoned houses, and meeting various needs all in an effort to point our community to the supremacy of Christ over all things. At the same time we have begun the construction of our new church facilities. For more information, to follow our progress, or to plan a trip to help with these projects, visit our web site, Rebuild Lakeshore.