BFC - South Texas 2019: Port Barre, LA

First Baptist Church - Port Barre
First Baptist Church - Port Barre
First Baptist Church - Port Barre First Baptist Church - Port Barre

Trip Dates

June 15-22, 2018

Summary of Trip

Work

Stretching
We start each day by stretching
Wet
This year, we did not have a roof
Starting
But we quickly overcame and started work
Work
If you don't like the weather, wait five minutes and it'll be hotter
Activity
It was a large site with lots going on
Local
But we all have a good time, including the local church members
Starting
And we keep the job site clean, too!

Food

Wash
Our meals start with cleaning up
Wet
And are served by our own cooks

Kids

Charity
A kids distributed treats to the local community
Fire department
and fire department
Lemonade
They also had a lemonade stand
Hydration
And kept all of the workers hydrated
Cross
They also helped build the cross for the dedication ceremony
Helping hands
And helped on the site under supervision
Kitchen
As well as in the kitchen

Praise

Prayer
We surrounded ourselves in prayer constantly
Dedication
And ended the week with a dedication ceremony

Relax

Relax
We also found time to relax
Lay down
For some, that meant laying down on the job
Tabasco
On Wednesday, we took a tour of the Tabasco factory
Henderson Swamp
And a tour of Henderson Swamp - Don't try this at home!
Gator
We saw some big gators
Gator Head
Close up
Sleep
By the end of the week, we were all exhausted