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VIDEO: One local church helping out those affected by this busy hurricane season

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VIDEO: One local church helping out those affected by this busy hurricane season
VIDEO: One local church helping out those affected by this busy hurricane season

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Luke Methodist Church is helping those out in Lake Charles, Louisiana after Hurricanes Laura and Delta.

Homes because of the active hurricane season we have had.

One local church collected goods for families in louisiana.

Wtva's chelsea brown is live with to tell us when they will go out to families in need.

With to tell us when they will go out to families in need.

Volunteers, mostly made up of church memebers here at st luke methodist church, are of church memebers here at st luke methodist church, are working now packing up resources that will be headed to the lake charles louisiana area.

I spoke with the pastor here about why collecting these items was important to him.

Preserving and trusting."

Robert gill- senior pastor "they have been on my heart, they had to evacuate."

Hurricane laura hit louisiana in august and hurricane delta just weeks later.

Robert gill senior pastor at st luke methodist church has friends in the lake charles area.

He wanted to help so he asked members of the comunity to donate anything they could.

"things to help clean up houses that were flooded and damages, food items, we have diapers for babies."

Church memebers also collected cleaning supplies, food products, and even gift cards.

"families have been disrupted, have come apart, i feel for the clergy and the healthcare workers they are worn out" many families lost homes and businesses.

Dozens of people died from hurricanes laura and delta.

"the grief is real, it is devastating at times."

Pastor gill says even in theses "the grief is real, it is devastating at times."

Pastor gill says even in theses tragic times, it's important to keep faith.

"faithfulness means keeping on and preserving and trusting" the church will have a moving company drive the suppliesto lake charles tuesday morning.

Live in tupelo, chelsea brown, wtva 9 news.

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