Mission: Joplin

Credit: Stewart McKenzie

Mission Joplin: Volunteers Of Hope

Just over a month after a deadly tornado destroyed much of Joplin, Missouri volunteers from churches across North Texas gathered together to help with cleanup efforts. Here is their story.


A group of Tarrant County church volunteers in Joplin, Missouri. (credit: Stewart McKenzie)

Mission Joplin: Volunteer Experience Leaves Lasting Memories

This week, volunteers from several North Texas churches are in Joplin, Missouri to assist in rebuilding efforts after the May 22 tornado. Monday night they arrived and saw the devastation firsthand.



Mission Joplin: The End And The Beginning

More than 8,000 houses, businesses and structures were either damaged or destroyed during the Joplin, Missouri, tornado on May 22. Nearly six weeks after the storm, the cleanup continues.


Credit: Stewart McKenzie

Mission Joplin: The Journey That Changed Lives

When an EF-5 tornado ripped through Joplin, Missouri, last month, thousands of lives were changed in a matter of minutes. Joplin’s journey to recovery and rebuilding is leaving a lasting impression on volunteers who travel to southwest Missouri.


Shanie Spencer salvages what she can from what remains of her house on May 28, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri, after the town was hit by a massive tornado. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mission: Joplin – Is There Hope For The Future?

This week, 67 people from four North Texas churches will travel to Joplin, Missouri to assist in rebuilding efforts after the May 22 tornado.