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Fort Bend Christian Academy

Serving In Memphis, TN
March 2, 2024
Community: Bethel Grove
Partner: Monument of Love Baptist Church
Staff: Terrie Reed-Jackson, Carmen Burke, Ella Grace Williams

We Arrived in Memphis!

by Ella Grace Williams | March 2, 2024 9:29 PM

We arrived in Memphis this afternoon! We had a fun day exploring the city and are excited to serve this week! 

We Arrived in Memphis!

Church at Monument of Love

by Ella Grace Williams | March 3, 2024 10:55 AM

We attended church at Monument of Love this morning. We enjoyed worshiping with the community and are excited to serve with this partner this week! 

Church at Monument of Love

Rec Day and Civil Rights Museum

by Carmen Burke | March 3, 2024 9:41 PM

After church, we explored downtown Memphis and learned about the Civil Rights movement. 

Rec Day and Civil Rights Museum

Beale Street

by Carmen Burke | March 3, 2024 9:47 PM

We got lunch on Beale Street our first day in Memphis. We loved exploring the area, and we loved the food even more! 
Beale Street

Happy Birthday!

by Carmen Burke | March 4, 2024 9:07 PM

Brady and Trace celebrated their birthdays today! The team enjoyed an ice cream bar at lunch. 

Happy Birthday!

Calvary Rescue Mission

by Carmen Burke | March 4, 2024 9:09 PM

We cooked dinner for the men and staff at Calvary Rescue Mission. The team really enjoyed cooking, dinner, and chapel with them! 
Calvary Rescue Mission

Serving Dinner

by Carmen Burke | March 4, 2024 9:11 PM

We plated dinners, refilled cups, and cleared trash for the men at Calvary. We were excited to serve here and build relationships with this incredible ministry! 
Serving Dinner

Birthday Duo

by Carmen Burke | March 4, 2024 9:12 PM

Happy birthday, Brady and Trace!!! We loved celebrating with you! 
Birthday Duo

Moving Furniture!

by Ella Grace Williams | March 6, 2024 8:32 AM

We enjoyed helping the Dorthy Day House move furniture and school supplies to make room for more storage!

Moving Furniture!

A Fun Mural

by Ella Grace Williams | March 6, 2024 8:33 AM

We got to paint a fun mural at our partner church yesterday! We called this piece “Peace in Chaos”. 
A Fun Mural

Sports Ministry

by Ella Grace Williams | March 6, 2024 8:34 AM

We had a good time playing basketball and football and group games with our new friends from MAM yesterday! 
Sports Ministry

St. Vincent de Paul

by Carmen Burke | March 6, 2024 12:27 PM

We served 230 hot meals today! Working at St. Vincent was a great experience, and we were excited to feed so many! 

St. Vincent de Paul

Handing out Meals

by Carmen Burke | March 6, 2024 12:30 PM

Ryann did a great job handing out meals and greeting the guests. 

Handing out Meals

Chick Fil A

by Carmen Burke | March 6, 2024 12:34 PM

We were given leftover chicken for a snack!
Chick Fil A

Serving at St. Vincent

by Carmen Burke | March 6, 2024 12:37 PM

The boys handed out drinks while the girls plated and served meals! We were glad to meet as many people as possible. 
Serving at St. Vincent

Mid South Food Bank

by Carmen Burke | March 6, 2024 10:43 PM

We sorted items at the Mid South Food Bank, and organized almost 2,000 pounds of food! 

Mid South Food Bank

Cookies and Cards

by Ella Grace Williams | March 6, 2024 10:45 PM

Part of our team was able to serve at the FedEx Family House, and made cookies and cards for families with children in the hospital. We were thankful for this opportunity to brighten these families day!

Cookies and Cards

Mid South Food Bank

by Carmen Burke | March 6, 2024 10:46 PM

After our service at the food bank, we posed for a group photo and then enjoyed free time at the Crosstown Concourse! 
Mid South Food Bank

Bye, Memphis!

by Ella Grace Williams | March 7, 2024 11:28 AM

We enjoyed sight seeing around Memphis on our last day here. We are so grateful for the opportunity to serve this community this week! Bye, Memphis!

Bye, Memphis!

Continue Your Impact

by Praying Pelican Missions | March 8, 2024 11:57 PM

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