Two Pine Bluff pastors recently took donations from local churches to Beaumont, Texas, for Hurricane Harvey relief.


The Rev. C.L. Williams, pastor of Smith Chapel Baptist Church, and the Rev. Amelio P. Howard, pastor of Grace Temple Baptist Church, took a U-Haul loaded with water, baby supplies, toiletries, children’s and women’s clothing, and food to the Beaumont Civic Center where items were distrubuted to the community.


Other churches that participated included Gospel Temple Baptist Church, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, New Home Baptist Church, Union Hopewell Baptist Church, Indiana Street Baptist Church, Grace Evangelical Baptist Church, Lampkin Chapel Baptist Church, all of Pine Bluff, Wade Chapel Baptist Church at Star City, and Mt. Moriah Baptist Church at Gould.