Habitat Organizes faith-build in Covington

Original Article on theadvocate.com

Volunteers from faith organizations came together Sept. 13 to kick off the Building on Faith project on Ninth Street in Covington, raising the walls of a future Habitat for Humanity St. Tammany West home.

The ceremony began with an opening prayer by Keith Bobb-Semple, of Church of the King. Terri Gage, vice president of homeowner services for Habitat St. Tammany West, introduced homebuyer Thomas Savoie; and Father Chris Zavackis, of Our Lady of the Lake, conducted the project blessing.