Longview, Texas Team Strikes Again!

Being at Community of Hope is like crossing the bridge, experiencing transformational change.!A team from First Baptist Church in Longview, Texas, helped us out again. They have a partnership with local Bridge City Church. They killed some weeds, dug up raspberry bushes, washed windows, and dusted out living room. Most exciting, they hung signs naming the rooms that Bridge City volunteers had made for us a while ago! They are beautiful! See more pictures…

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People of Praise Summer Camp

People of Praise children had a work party as part of their summer camp this year. They cleaned out the vegetation from around the house to make it look nicer and to help us get rid of our ant problem. The lack of vegetation will make it harder for them to get in the house! Older students

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Baptist Churches Finish the Job

IMG_1483Shearer Hills Baptist Church sent a team for one work party to finish painting, but the job was big enough we needed another party to finish up. College Park Baptist Church in Saraland, Alabama, First Baptist Church in Counce, Tennessee, Oak Grove Baptist Church in Harleton, Texas, and Crossroads Baptist in Marshall, Texas, formed a team that completed our painting and other work around the house. They worked hard and quickly and completed all that needed to be done! I am so grateful!

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St. Johns Parade Grand Marshall

IMG_1483The theme for the 2015 St. Johns Parade was “We are Family.” As a family oriented agency in the neighborhood, Community of Hope was invited to be the Grand Marshall of the Parade.

We had fun waving at the crowds and seeing friends among them. It was exciting to have this honor, and our arms didn’t even get too tired!

I was very impressed with the hard work of the committee who made this happen. The hours of work, organization, and enthusiasm paid off!

Because we were in the first car…

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