The upstairs living quarters and meeting room at the Center on Tchoupitoulas are now complete and ready for ministry volunteers.
The best news of all is that the upstairs is fully paid for, thanks to the generosity of faithful givers.
Volunteers from First Baptist Church of West Monroe brought and installed a new dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator in our upstairs apartment. The completion of our upstairs facilities will enable us to house mission volunteers.
Global Maritime Ministries exists to provide holistic Christian ministry by meeting the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of seafarers and maritime workers.
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What began as a goal to pay off the debt of the Port Ministry Center in New Orleans by the ministry’s fiftieth anniversary has become a reality. We will begin our next fifty years of ministry debt free. What a blessing! What an answer to prayer!
The story of how the debt was paid is as amazing as the fact
that we did it. We began to encourage those who support the
ministry to help us pay off the debt as quickly as possible. We
As we began planning for our fiftieth anniversary, Dr. Joe McKeever agreed to lead a campaign to pay off the debt by the end of 2013. He challenged our board to contribute. He challenged our staff to contribute. He challenged you to contribute. All responded. Amazingly, we paid over thirty thousand dollars in two months! Thank you, Dr. McKeever, for your leadership. Thank you to all of you who gave so freely to help us toward our goal. It was such a blessing.
You can imagine our surprise when the phone rang and the
voice on the other end wanted to know the balance of the loan.
We told them the amount, they thanked us, and said a check
would be in the mail. Thanks to Southside Baptist Church in
Mansfield, Louisiana, the unpaid balance of the loan is now
paid in full! Thank you for allowing God to use you in
Because you were so generous, we have paid the debt fourteen
years early and saved over one hundred seventy