Houston honors LDS Missionaries and Church Members

Houston honors LDS Missionaries and Church Members

Missionaries in Mormon Helping Hands bright yellow shirts
Helpful LDS Missionaries with Houston Volunteer Disaster Assistance Initiative volunteers, HCDD staff and Walmart representatives. (Image via www.facebook.com/HoustonHCDD)

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The City of Houston Housing & Community Development Facebook page has focused its posts over the last few day on the inspiring help of LDS Missionaries and members following the recent severe storm. In a series of 3 posts, the city page shared 100 photos, with most of them featuring our elders and sisters dressed in the unmistakable high-fashion of a bright yellow Mormon Helping Hands t-shirt and a black missionary name-tag.

Mormon Helping Hands in Houston Texas
The volunteers unload items donated from Walmart to help HCDD and the organizations that will be assisting with flood relief efforts (Image via www.facebook.com/HoustonHCDD)

 

Houston Sister Missionaries
Our Houston Sister Missionaries ready to pitch in! (Image via www.facebook.com/HoustonHCDD)

 

LDS Missionary with Umbrella in Houston Texas Clean up
Just in case it starts raining again… (Image via www.facebook.com/HoustonHCDD)

In order to plan continuing assistance, missionaries and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met this weekend with Houston Mayor Annise Parker and City Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) Director Neal Rackleff.

Mormons in Houston lend a hand
Mayor Annise Parker speaks to the congregation of the Latter Day Saints. “This is what caring people do for each other,” said Mayor Parker, “and it’s making a difference.” (Image via www.facebook.com/HoustonHCDD)

Other inter-faith ministries are interested in joining the relief initiative, and will be meeting with HCDD leaders today.

View the City of Houston Housing & Community Development Facebook albums:

Mayor Annise Parker meets with LDS Volunteers

Flood Damage Volunteer Coordination Effort

2 COMMENTS

  1. Neal Rackleff (you dropped the last “f” in his name) is also LDS. He’s worked in that position for the last 4 years and might still be serving on the high council for the Spring Stake. Not to diminish the wonderful missionaries who serve, but I’m sure that helped.

    • Thanks for letting us know the mistake on his name spelling! We’ve corrected it. How delightful that he’s a member too! Kudos to Brother Rackleff 🙂

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