The aroma of barbeque filled the atmosphere of the fellowship hall at Government Street Baptist Church. Today was not a typical Saturday for church members and visitors. Today was all about giving back to men who have been forgotten by society.
Government Street Baptist Church held its Inaugural Spa Day for homeless men. The men were able to get their hair cut, take showers, receive medical care and clothes, as well as indulge in a hot meal.
Students from Bishop State Community College and the University of Mobile joined church members, and helped spread the message of service by volunteering their time for today’s event.
“I was in Iraq for almost 16 months. And I’ll be honest with you. I enjoyed coming back home and being able to do something like this for the community. I thank God I had to opportunity to cut the people’s hair,” says Delmar Reed.
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