New Orleans City Councilwoman Cynthia Willard-Lewis September 22 thanked the Episcopal Church for its continuing presence in the lower Ninth Ward.
Former drug store will become Church of All Souls
This former Walgreens Drug Store in New Orleans lower Ninth Ward will eventually become the Church of All Souls.
Working together to rebuild Lower Ninth Ward
Pam Dashiell and Diocese of Louisiana Bishop Charles Jenkins are working together to help rebuild New Orleans' lower Ninth Ward.
Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Bishop Charles Jenkins (left) speaks September 22 with Southern Malawi Bishop James Tengatenga, a member of the Anglican Consultative Council Standing Committee, and West Texas Bishop Gary Lillibridge.
Telling about life since Katrina
Miss Johnson tells Diocese of Louisiana Office of Disaster Response workers September 22 about her life since her home in the Gentilly neighborhood of New Orleans was flooded after Hurricane Katrina.
Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative
Richard Schori, husband of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefforts Schori, prepares to frame a bathroom wall September 22 in a Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative home.
Working on a home
A group of Episcopal Church bishops and their spouses spent part of September 22 working on a home in the Katrina-devastated streets behind Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral in New Orleans' Uptown neighborhood.
Episcopal Church bishops and their spouses spent September 22 hammering nails all over New Orleans and Mississippi as part of the House of Bishops' Day of Service.
Bishops building houses
Diocese of Atlanta Bishop Neil Alexander installs a junction box September 22 during the House of Bishops' Day of Service.
Diocese of Virginia Bishop Suffragan David C. Jones works on one of the Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative homes September 22 during the House of Bishops' Day of Service.
Church planting in the Lower Ninth Ward
The Rev. Shola Falodun (right) convinced Louisiana Bishop Charles Jenkins to help him plant a church, the Church of All Souls, in New Orleans' lower Ninth Ward.
Sign of blessing
A young boy September 22 leans on a sign commemorating the blessing of the Church of All Souls by Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and Louisiana Bishop Charles Jenkins.
Presiding Bishop visits Hallelujah Houses
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori visits one of the Hallelujah Houses being built as part of Gulf Coast reconstruction in the Diocese of Mississippi.
New affordable housing on Gulf Coast
Bishop Jean-Zache Duracin of Haiti and his wife Marie-Edithe paint the interior of affordable housing being built on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Signs tell stories
Colorful signs at Camp Coast Care in Long Beach, MS, tell the story of volunteers from across North America and sixteen different countries.
Suffragan Bishop Kenneth Price
Suffragan Bishop Kenneth Price, Jr. helped ready the new raised beds for planting at the Lakeview Community Garden. "There is new life springing up here," said Price. "This is an outward symbol for us of the resurrection."
Bonnie Anderson worked alongside bishops
House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson worked alongside bishops and their spouses September 22 in a modest home in the Gentilly neighborhood of New Orleans, hanging sheetrock and laying in insulation.
During a Day of Service
During a Day of Service September 22, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori joined other bishops and their spouses in Mississippi to lend a hand to Gulf Coast recovery efforts. Jefferts Schori worked on hanging sheetrock in a house in Gulfport.
Bishops and spouses choir sings in harmony for New Orleans
Members of the House of Bishops and Spouses Choir gathered September 23 to record tracks for a new compact disc.
Rebuilding urban America: New Orleans
From left, lay leader Richard Schori (Presiding Bishop's spouse), Atlanta diocesan Neil Alexander, and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori at work during the September 22 Day of Service on the Gulf Coast.