Alabama Baptist mud-out teams assist after Isaac; child care team headed to Louisiana

HOMEWOOD — Six Alabama Baptist disaster relief mud-out teams have been working this week in Louisiana and Mississippi, said Mel Johnson, disaster relief strategist for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM). And three more mud-out teams are set to relieve the three teams in Mississippi, he added.

Also preparing to head to Louisiana is the Alabama Baptist disaster relief child care team, under the direction of Becky Luther, a member of East Gadsden Baptist Church.

Two teams of 10 will serve at a FEMA center in Chalmette, La., Luther said, who will go out with the first team, which will work Sept. 11–15, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. The second team will follow the same schedule Sept. 16–19.

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