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Painesville Baptist Church

Serving In Gulf Coast
June 25, 2022
Community: Lake Charles
Partner: Mount Olive Baptist Church, Southwest Louisiana Disaster Response
Staff: Emily Gatewood, Jacob Linley, Bella Thrash

We Have Arrived!

by Emily Gatewood | June 25, 2022 9:30 PM

After a long drive, we have made it to Lake Charles and are ready to serve! 

We Have Arrived!

Praying with the Pelicans!

by Emily Gatewood | June 26, 2022 4:37 PM

We are setting up to do some community outreach at the park in the Lake Charles Community! 

Praying with the Pelicans!

Hot Dogs for Everyone!

by Emily Gatewood | June 26, 2022 8:48 PM

Hot dogs! 🌭🌭🌭

Thanks to Mr. Pete and Mrs. Barb we got to hand out some amazing hot dogs to the community! 

Hot Dogs for Everyone!

Snow Cones!

by Emily Gatewood | June 26, 2022 8:49 PM

We also handed out snow cones and shared our love for Jesus and people while doing so. 
Snow Cones!

Sharing the Love of Jesus

by Emily Gatewood | June 26, 2022 9:28 PM

Today we got to share our love through food and fun with the beautiful Lake Charles community! What a great turnout :) ❤️

Sharing the Love of Jesus

Service Project!

by Emily Gatewood | June 27, 2022 11:34 AM

Today we are working in the Lake City Church here in Lake Charles! We are helping recover some of the damage that the natural disasters left behind! 

Service Project!

Service!

by Emily Gatewood | June 27, 2022 10:09 PM

Watching the lord work through our group! 

Service!

Lake City Church

by Emily Gatewood | June 27, 2022 10:09 PM

Service with a smile! 
Lake City Church

Debrief!

by Emily Gatewood | June 27, 2022 10:11 PM

We had an amazing dinner and an encouraging word from Bill to wrap up our day! 
Debrief!

Service Day #2!

by Emily Gatewood | June 28, 2022 12:32 PM

Another day serving here at Lake City Church! We are overjoyed and moving fast as we spruce the place up with some fresh paint! 

Service Day #2!

Happy with Our Work!

by Emily Gatewood | June 29, 2022 8:04 AM

Smiles after a wonderfully accomplished work day! 

Happy with Our Work!

Spreading the Love

by Emily Gatewood | June 29, 2022 8:06 AM

Just wanted to send a message to Lake City Church as we spread the love around Lake Charles through our spirits and service! 
Spreading the Love

Last Day!

by Emily Gatewood | June 29, 2022 4:04 PM

We are working hard at wrapping up some last touch-ups! 

Last Day!

We Love You Lake City Church!

by Emily Gatewood | June 29, 2022 4:52 PM

We have wrapped up our time serving here at Lake City Church and we’re so blessed to have been able to serve alongside them and the Lake Charles community! 

We Love You Lake City Church!

Water Balloon Fight!

by Emily Gatewood | June 29, 2022 4:54 PM

What better way to end the work day than with a water balloon fight??
Water Balloon Fight!

REC DAY!

by Emily Gatewood | June 30, 2022 10:56 PM

Today we got the treat of visiting the Gator Chateau for our rec day in Louisiana! 

REC DAY!

Farewell Lake Charles!

by Emily Gatewood | June 30, 2022 11:17 PM

As we have a long drive ahead of us, we had to say goodbye to Lake Charles…. For now :) We love you Lake Charles! 
Farewell Lake Charles!

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