Orange County Team Photos

  • Week 11

    Apostolic Christian church congregations represented this week included: Bloomington, Bluffton, Bradford, Detroit, Eureka, Fairbury, Forrest, Francesville, Princeville, Rockville, Silverton and Washington

    Message on the video board at the North Orange Baptist Church

    Final cleaning before Maria's move into her newly remodeled home

    Final finish of Bryan's remodeled home

    Finishing the electrical at Bryan's remodeled home

    Installing ridge cap on Kenny's remodeled home

    Painting crew taking a lunch break at Bryan's remodeled home

    Everyone pitching in to get the work done during the final week

    Last day of cleaning at Maria's remodeled home

    Turning the keys over to Maria's family in front of their remodeled home

    Collecting trash at the end of the project

    Singing to Kenny after he received the keys to his newly remodeled home

    Delivering a ramp through a tight gate

    Bryan receiving poster and blankets while taking ownership of his newly remodeled home

    Final cleanup at the Paint & Trim shop at port

    Disassembly and loading of bunk beds prior to exit

    Lineup of vehicles prior to returning home

    Orange County Disaster Recovery presenting a plaque of appreciation

    In spite of canceled volunteers, all commitments were met and the project was still completed on time in Orange County Texas.  To God Be the Glory!!! 

  • Week 10

    Apostolic Christian church congregations represented this week included: Bern, Bluffton, Elgin, Eureka, Fairbury, Forrest, Junction, Kansas City, Morris, Princeville, Remington, Rockville, Silverton, Washington, Winthrop and Wolcott

    Packing sack lunches prior to starting the work day

    Early morning devotion on Becoming More Like Jesus

    Preparing the roller to paint the ceiling at Bryan's remodeled home

    Kitchen ladies brought coffee cake to the painters at Casey & Kimberly's remodeled home

    New floor, covering the old, at Bryan's remodeled home

    Moving the new furniture into Bobbie's new home

    Lunch break in the back yard of Maria's remodeled home

    Cleaning & furniture assembly crew performing their version of a familiar song

    Bobbie looking over her new home as she takes ownership

    Final electrical work on Maria's remodeled home

    Sheet rock installation at Alford's new Rapido home

    Finalizing kitchen cabinet installation at Kenny's remodeled home

    Installing upper kitchen cabinets at Maria's remodeled home

    Scraping and cleaning the old floor in preparation for the new floor at Bryan's remodeled home

    Taking an ice cream break at Bryan's remodeled home

    Making the bed after delivery of the new furniture at Bobbie's new home

  • Week 9

    Apostolic Christian Church congregations represented this week included:  Bluffton, Detroit, Elgin, Fairbury, Forrest, Junction, Latty, Mediapolis, Morton, Princeville, Rockville, Sarasota, Washington and West Bend

    Skim coating sheet rock at Bryan's home

    Finishing trim work at Bobbie's new home

    Setting porch trusses at Cecilia's new Rapido home

    Mother/daughter drywall team

    Celebrating with Ricky & Becky on the completion of their newly remodeled home

    Installing counter-tops at Kenny's home

    Flooring crew at Casey & Kimberly's home

    Enjoying supper in the Wednesday room during a long power outage

    Teamwork installing the upper kitchen cabinets at Casey & Kimberly's home

    Siding installation at Alford's new Rapido home

    Finish electrical at Bobbie's new home

    Homeowners Casey & Kimberly joining us for a meal

    Sharing the gospel with Kent while presenting him with his new Bible

    Kent after receiving the keys to his new home

    Bible presentation with Tim & Brenda at their new home

    Painting the ceiling at Casey & Kimberly's home

    Trim work at Kenny's home

    Painting the living room at Casey & Kimberly's home

    Kitchen ladies serving coffee cake to the crew at Alford's Rapido home

  • Week 8

    Apostolic Christian church congregations represented this week included:  Bastrop, Bluffton, Elgin, Eureka, Latty, Leo, Mediapolis, Milford, Princeville, Rockville, Sabetha, Taylor, Tremont, Washington and West Bend

    Monday mornings start with FOCUS

    Building the wheelchair ramp at Tim & Brenda's new home

    Painting high and low at Kenny's remodeled home

    Robert & Terry's new home completed

    Precision cutting of a section of flooring at Kenny's remodeled home

    Working high in the bright Texas sky

    Installing the flooring at Bobbie's new home

    Assembling furniture for George & LaDonna's new home

    Homeowner Gary from the 2019 Hardin County project joined us for dinner

    Kitchen ladies providing lighthearted entertainment after dinner

    Presenting George & LaDonna with the keys to their new home

    Lots of activity in the kitchen

    Key transfer celebration at Robert & Terry's new home

    Helping Jon & Michelle move the last of their furniture into their remodeled home

    Volunteer giving a Blessing Bag and encouragement

    Kitchen ladies formulating the plan for the day

    Painting the ceilings at Bobbie's new home

    Lunchtime prayer at Bobbie's new home

    Painting doors & trim at the Paint & Trim Shop

    Bonding over cleaning dishes after dinner

  • Week 7

    Apostolic Christian church congregations represented this week included:  Bluffton, Congerville, Fairbury, Fort Scott, Goodfield, Lester, Mediapolis, Milford, Morris, Peachtree City, Peoria, Princeville, Rockville, Tremont and Washington

    North Orange Baptist Church pastor Rusty, his family and homeowner Jon sharing a meal with the HarvestCall team

    Thankful hearts praying that we can continue to Serve the Lord in Southeast Texas

    Precision of a finish trim carpenter

    Teamwork on display constructing the handicapped ramp at Robert & Terry's new home

    Volunteers' noontime prayer with homeowner Robert outside his new home

    Drywall hanging at Casey & Kimberly's remodeled home

    Texturing at Ken's remodeled home

    Installing flooring at Tim & Brenda's new home

    New drywall in the bathroom at Casey & Kimberly's remodeled home

    Final cleaning at Robert & Terry's new home, preparing for move in day

    Completing the electrical at George & LaDonna's new home

    Painting crew entertaining the volunteers with a new song that they composed

    Assembling Violet's baby crib in preparation for move in at Robert & Terry's new home

    Leave it Better Than You Found It - Fixing North Orange Baptist Church's kitchen refrigerator

    Painting at Kent's new home

    Hooking up the water main for Bobbie's new home

    Drywall finish at Casey & Kimberly's remodeled home

    Volunteers taking time to visit homeowner Brenda

    Lunch and fellowship on the front porch of Kent's new home

    Assembling door frames at the Paint & Trim Shop

    Homeowner Tim & Brenda's friend Scott getting the keys to his new apartment

  • Week 6

    Apostolic Christian congregations represented this week included: Akron, Bluffton, Cissna Park, Detroit, Eureka, Fairbury, Forrest, Mansfield, Mediapolis, Milford, Morris, Morton, Princeville, Rittman, Rockville, Sabetha, Silverton, Tremont

    Painting at George & LaDonna's new home

    Thanking the Lord for His many blessings this week

    Covering windows & doors before spray texturing at George & LaDonna's new home

    Homeowner Kent helping with the siding on his new home

    Serving breakfast to the volunteers at 7:00 AM each morning

    Volunteers enjoying lunch and fellowship on the front porch of Robert & Terry's new home

    Installing interior doors and trim at Robert & Terry's new home

    Kitchen crew delivering coffeecake to the volunteers

    Volunteers paused to sing for Brenda outside of her new home

    Spray texturing walls and ceiling on a new home

    Raising a set of assembled upper cabinets for installation at George & LaDonna's new home

    Volunteers getting instructions on installing a new roof on Jim's house

    Flooring installed at Robert & Terry's new home

    Painting teamwork at George & LaDonna's new home

    Taking a break to visit with homeowner Kent on his new front porch

    Finishing the deck on Kent's new home

    Electrical work at Casey & Kimberly's remodeled home

    Helping the ladies celebrate Valentine's Day

    Hanging sheet-rock at Bobbie's new home

  • Week 5

    Apostolic Christian churches represented this week included:  Akron, Bluffton, Bradford, Fairbury, Forrest, Junction, Leo, Mediapolis, Milford, Morton, Peoria, Princeville, Rittman, Rockville, Sabetha

    Praying with Miss Judy, a local homeowner who stopped at the church looking for some assistance

    Checking fluid levels in the vehicles before starting the day on Monday morning

    Doing soffit work at Bobbie's new home

    Finishing the drywall hanging at Kent's new home

    Miss Judy and her newest friends

    Paint & Trim crew making sure they have everything they need before heading out in the morning

    Soffit and siding work at George & LaDonna's new home

    Outside repairs at Maria's remodeled home

    Final steps - Painting new shelving for Jon & Michelle's repaired home

    Roughing in the electrical service at Tim & Brenda's new home

    Framing touch-ups at Bobbie's new home

    Volunteers visiting homeowner Brenda before heading back to camp at the end of the day

    Finishing the siding at Robert & Terry's new home

    Installing backing in preparation for hanging drywall at Bobbie's new home

    Painting at Maria's remodeled home

    Finishing the siding at Robert & Terry's new home

    Volunteers building relationships with Robert & Terry's family

    Building the front porch on Bobbie's new home

  • Week 4

    Apostolic Christian congregations represented this week included: Bern, Bloomington, Cissna Park, Congerville, Eureka, Fairbury, Forrest, Goodfield, Junction, LaCrosse, Leo, Mansfield, Mediapolis, Morris, Peoria, Princeville, Remington, Sabetha

    Enjoying fellowship and lunch at Ricky & Becky's house

    Roughing in the electrical work at George & LaDonna's new home

    Father & son hanging drywall at Robert & Terry's new home

    Installing an new exterior door at Maria's home

    Final touches on Jon's remodeled house

    Wednesday evening worship service in the Wednesday Room at the church

    Volunteers completing the lesson for the morning devotion on Becoming More Like Jesus

    Progress on Kent's new home

    Robert & Terry's great-granddaughter Suki watches progress on her new home from the window every day

    Setting the roof trusses at Bobbie's new home

    Finishing the electrical service at Ricky & Becky's remodeled home

    Finishing the roof at Kent's new home

    Installing new kitchen in Ricky & Becky's remodeled home

    Homeowner Kent is a frequent visitor/helper on his new home

    Fellowship after dinner in the evening

    Installing flooring at Ricky & Becky's remodeled home

    Kitchen made delicious coffeecakes for the volunteers

    Final roof trusses being set at Bobbie's new home


  • Week 3

    Apostolic Christian congregations represented this week included: Bloomington, Congerville, Fairbury, Junction, LaCrosse, Mansfield, Mediapolis, Morris, Peachtree City, Prescott, Princeville, Rittman, Tremont

    Installing sub-floor at Kent's new home

    Electricians pulling wires at Robert & Terry's new home

    Varnishing closet rods in the Paint & Trim Shop

    Setting trusses at Tim & Brenda's new home

    Homeowner Maria and her aunt joined us for dinner and singing

    Starting each morning with a prayer before breakfast

    Singing hymns after dinner

     Embedding scripture within the walls of the homes

     Homeowner Kent helping out on his own new home

    Starting the roof sheeting on Tim & Brenda's new home

    Installing flooring at AJ's home

    Painting at Jon & Michelle's home

    Food preparation in the kitchen

     Volunteers packing their sack lunches

    New Bible Study book for this year's project

    Enjoying fellowship and sunshine during lunch at Ricky & Becky's home

    Fun & relaxation after a hard day's work


  • Week 2

    Apostolic Christian congregations represented this week included: Akron, Bern, Bloomington, Bluffton, Congerville, Detroit, Eureka, Forrest, Lamont-Gridley, Latty, Milford, Princeville, Remington, Rittman, Sabetha, Smithville, Tremont, Wolcott

     Sea containers are used to store building material

     Building walls and hanging drywall at Ricky & Becky's remodeled home

    Setting cornerstones at Bobbie's new home.  Mud has been our constant companion.

    Framing underway at George & LaDonna's new home

    Plumber preparing for new shower installation at Jon's remodeled home

    Volunteers enjoying fellowship and a meal together

    Kitchen ladies singing a song after dinner

    Studying the cabinet layout before installation in Jon's remodeled home

    Framing the porch floor at George & LaDonna's new home

    Setting trusses at Robert & Terry's new home

    Progress being made on Ricky & Becky's remodeled home

    Dinner completed, ready for church services in the Wednesday Room

    Drywall finishing at Ricky & Becky's remodeled home

    Repairing the hole in the roof at Ricky & Becky's remodeled home

    The framing crew at Robert & Terry's new home enjoying time with their great-grand daughter Suki

    Setting the first gable truss at George & LaDonna's new home

    Writing scripture on the inside of door frames prior to their installation

    Re-roofing at Marie's remodeled home

    Lots of progress this week at Robert & Terry's new home

  • Week 1

    Apostolic Christian church congregations represented this week included: Bloomington, Bradford, Columbus, Congerville, Detroit, Eureka, Goodfield, Princeville, Rittman, Tremont, Washington

     Installing flooring at Carol's home

    Lots of trim and doors were painted at the Paint & Trim Shop this week

    Footings being finished at Robert & Terry's new home

    Before picture of Ricky & Becky's remodel project

    Progress being made on the interior of Ricky & Becky's remodel project

    Reassembling door frames requires excellent teamwork

    Laying block at Robert & Terry's new home

    Re-roofing Marie's home

    Homeowner Kent helping to lay block on his own new home

    Pouring the footings for Bobbie's new home

    Removing all Jon's kitchen cabinets from the sea container storage

    Installing new flooring in Jon's house with his son Blake

    Bus filled with donated food supplies from Midwest Food Bank

    Volunteers cheerfully serving in the kitchen

    HarvestCall fleet of vehicles arriving, driven by Week 1 volunteers

    Volunteers are encouraged to embed scripture verses within the walls of homes

    Paint crew taking a lunch break at Jon's house

    Homeowners Jason & Megan's children (Slade & Colt) from last year's Hardin County project, reunited with long-term volunteer from last year


  • Setup Week

    Volunteers dedicated to spending three months helping Orange County Texas Hurricane Harvey victims recover

    Theme for the 2020 Project is "Sowing Seeds of Goodness" - Galatians 6:9

    Welcome sign at the North Orange Baptist Church, our home for the next 3 months

     IConnect and Orange County Disaster Recovery are our partners

    Ann from IConnect reviewing purchasing procedures

    Organizing the kitchen/pantry trailer

    Donated meat from Midwest Food Bank heading to the freezer

    Unloading bunk beds to be set up in the dorms

    Organizing the freezer space for the kitchen

    Volunteers organizing the kitchen

    Figuring out where all the pieces go in assembling bunk beds

    Assembling the bunk beds in the women's dorm

    Assembling the bunk beds in the men's dorm

    First item up on the job board

    Trailers set up outside of the kitchen and dining area of the North Orange Baptist Church

    Women's dorm ready for volunteers

    New portable salad bar toppings station

    Footings were completed for George & LaDonna's new home this week

    Site prep for George & LaDonna's new home

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