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Weekly Reports – Jennings LA

Jennings, LA – Sept 11-17, 2022

Three weekly volunteers, Carli, Vicki and Randy Wilt from York, PA arrived safe and sound Sunday evening. The Wilt family was welcomed on their first MDS assignment by our long term volunteers, Mim & Leo Martin, from New Holland, PA, Jonas...

Jennings, LA – August 21-27, 2022

We enjoyed a fun week with the Bomberger family from Lititz, Pennsylvania. Gabby Bomberger, MDS Volunteer Training Specialist, along with her father, Todd, and brother, Zach, arrived Sunday evening. They put in a full week of work, along with our...

Jennings, LA – August 14-20, 2022

August 14 to 20 was a quiet, but exciting week in Jennings, Louisiana. It was a quiet week because we had no weekly volunteers. It was an exciting week because Jonas Schmidt, from Altenbeken, Germany arrived mid-week as a year-long volunteer. Jonas...

Jennings, LA August 6-13, 2022

We welcomed Mary Joyce and Laura Faye from New York as our two weekly volunteers this week. Mary Joyce has worked with MDS previously and she filled our expectations of serving as a capable fill-in crew leader. They worked at the house in Elton,...

Jennings, LA – July 31 – August 6, 2022

They arrived Sunday evening on a coach bus, full of energy that lasted the entire week. Twenty-three Old Order Amish young people from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, all between the ages of 19 and 26, had chosen to spend a week repairing hurricane-...

Jennings, LA – Jan 10-14, 2022

Returning, after the Christmas shutdown, was Michelle & Tim Gerber (OH) as our Assistant and Head Cooks, Doug Goertzen (IL) as Crew Leader and Don & Rachel Horst as Project Director and Office Manager (KS).  In addition, Clayton Reesor (ON)...

Jennings, LA – Dec 6-10, 2021

Five volunteers from New York arrived in time to enjoy a bowl of scrumptious gumbo the church was serving after their annual Christmas party. The New Yorkers joined our long-term volunteers who are from OH, IL, PA and KS, bringing our team to eleven...

Jennings, LA – Nov 29 – Dec 3, 2021

This week, Ethel K. brought nine energetic young ladies from PA to serve for their first time with MDS. Anita & John Zimmerman, also from PA, were here for a second week. With our six long-term volunteers, (Michelle and Tim Gerber, Assistant...

Jennings, LA – Nov 22–26, 2021

Our long-term volunteers (Michelle, Tim, Alan, Doug, Don & Rachel) welcomed the Zimmermans from Mifflinburg, PA as well as a team of four from Goshen, IN, making a total of twelve volunteers here this week. On Monday the trim boards that were...

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