|Beecher Church is located in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans. They had 4 feet of water throughout. They had 100 members before the storm and 20 have returned, they will have their first post Katrina church service soon.|
|We were only able to save the instruments for the jazz band that played every service.|
|The pews are gone||We protected ourselves from mold as best we could|
|In one day, 40 of us
the goods and took out 2/3 of the
drywall and insulation
|The back of the Sanctuary|
|This Bible was on the
The pastors desk was wooden and it floated, the desk landed horizontal and the pre-Katrina mail was still stacked neatly on the desk, ready for the
pastor to read. I gave it to the parishioner that was leading us.
|The church had no water or electricity so we had to drive a quarter mile to use these community toilets. The area is still off limits at night.|
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