"Helping Louisiana Baptists Impact the World For Christ"
Jacob Watkins, New River Baptist Church, Saint Amant
Will Phillips, Bridge Church, Madisonville
Brandt and Madison Daigle, Calvary Baptist Church, Alexandria
Istrouma Baptist Church was one of the 85 or so churches and missions of the Baptist Association of Greater Baton Rouge, then called the Judson Baptist Association, more than 50 churches are included on a September 2005, list outlining which church provided what kind of goods or services to the response effort. Nine churches provided direct shelter for hundreds of evacuees on their campuses and many of the others provided food, clothing, transportation, telephone service, showers, counseling and whatever else was needed.