From churches, to schools to Send Relief ministry centers all across the country, Southern Baptist’s were meeting needs and changing lives in their various communities during last month’s MLK Day of Service. Check out our photo gallery that shows how God’s hand was at work as people personally received the love Christ.

A member of Sunrise Church in Rialto, California listens to the concerns of a nearby resident during the church’s MLK Day of Service outreach.

Two members of Sunrise Church in Rialto join together in prayer.

Members of the Rialto community surrounding Sunrise Church were able to take home backpacks full of supplies as well as free clothing items during the church’s MLK Day of Service.

Send Relief’s MLK Day of Service allowed needs to be met, lives to be changed and relationships built.

A pair of students walk away from Gosnell Baptist Church’s MLK Day of Service event in Gosnell, Arkansas MLK with backpacks full of school supplies.

Several volunteers from Sunrise Church are ready to greet community members with a smile.

A group from First African Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas gather after finishing their January 21 MLK Day of Service backpack project. The church distributed dozens of school supplies to schools and students in their immediate community.

A group of students and other community members receive backpacks filled with school supplies from The Dwelling Place Church in Memphis during last month’s MLK Day of Service.

A trio of students show off their backpacks during Gosnell Baptist Church’s MLK Day of Service event.

Backpacks being delivered to a home during the MLK Day of Service.

Two happy young students show off their new backpacks filled with school supplies.

Send Relief volunteers are busy stuffing backpacks with toiletries and other essentials. The backpacks were distributed to people in the Goochland, Virginia area during the MLK Day of Service.

More backpacks being gifted to residents of Goochland, Virginia via a Send Relief partnership with GoochlandCares.

Many people walked away from Sunrise Church’s MLKL Day of Service with new pieces to add to their wardrobe.

A group of teens gather during Thessalonica Church’s MLK Day of Service event in Bronx, New York.

The residents of Rialto got their bellies full as well as their souls during Sunrise Church’s MLK Day of Service event.

Dozens of new to slightly used clothes were ready to be worn by Rialto residents. The MLK Day of Service met many tangible needs but also allowed residents to hear the gospel.

Volunteers stand in prayer.

A Sunrise Church volunteer literally shares the word of God with a local resident.

Members of The Dwelling Place Church in Memphis, Tennessee get set to provide bags of food and snacks to community members during the MLK Day of Service.

Dozens of backpacks were distributed to students in the Memphis community that surrounds The Dwelling Place Church.

The Dwelling Place Church of Memphis had many eager volunteers ready to serve its community.

There was no shortage of people waiting to be greeted by members of Thessalonica Church in the Bronx (New York) during the church’s MLK Day of Service event. Many received backpacks full of supplies and were given the gospel.

Despite 25 degree temperatures, there was a solid showing of volunteers from Gosnell Baptist Church during the church’s MLK Day of Service event.