Joel Garcia

Location of Interview
Collection Name

South Texas Stories


South Texas Stories is an ongoing oral/aural history project and digital archive that seeks to preserve and share the rich history and heritage of Corpus Christi and the surrounding area.  For more information, visit the homepage for South Texas Stories.

Date of Interview

Richard Andrew Quiroz

Principal Investigator
Biographical Sketch

This is an oral history recording of Mr. Joel Garcia, a pastor in Refugio, Texas, interviewed by Richard Quiroz. Mr. Garcia talks about his role as a pastor at Joy Ministries; his experiences with hurricanes; his role in providing shelter and resources to the community after Hurricane Harvey; and his reflection on these events.

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