St. Louis NBC, USA, Inc. & Habitat for Humanity House completed in time for Christmas!

By The St. Louis American |  December 20, 2012

Baptist Laymen partner with Habitat for Humanity

Just in time for the holiday’s, Habitat for Humanity St. Louis, has completed and dedicated five new two-story houses in the Carondolet neighborhood. Among them is a house built with the tireless labor of Deacon Delester Jefferson, chairman of the National Baptist Congress Missouri State Laymen. As this was a move of solidarity among the Laymen, Deacon Jefferson and the MO State Laymen were joined by Laymen from Southern Illinois and the states of Alabama, Kansas and Mississippi along with many local NBC Church Volunteers.

Months before the 107th National Baptist Congress (NBC) Congress convened in St. Louis this past summer, the NBC Churches and the Home Mission board began raising funds to support the financial portion of the sponsorship. While at the same time, the Laymen and church volunteers were busy working to build the house. .. Read more


The Habitat House in June 2012


The Habitat House in December 2012