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April 13, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021 10:49 a.m.

Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher gathers at the altar in praying overr an annointed prayer cloth for during a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City. Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illnesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise1of59

Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher gathers at the altar in praying overr an annointed prayer cloth for during a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City. Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illnesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Members of the crowd join in praying for three Orange police officers - Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault - at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise2of59

Members of the crowd join in praying for three Orange police officers – Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault – at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 3of59 Attendees arrive for a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise4of59

Attendees arrive for a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise5of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 6of59 Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise7of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise8of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 9of59 Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise10of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise11of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 12of59 Attendees greet one another as they arrive for a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise13of59

Attendees greet one another as they arrive for a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise14of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 15of59 Jim Pickering leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officer Dru Crochet at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise16of59

Jim Pickering leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officer Dru Crochet at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise17of59

Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 18of59 Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise19of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise20of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 21of59 Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise22of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise23of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 24of59 Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise25of59

Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise26of59

Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 27of59 Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise28of59

Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Jim Pickering leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officer Dru Crochet at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise29of59

Jim Pickering leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officer Dru Crochet at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 30of59 Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise31of59

Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise32of59

Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 33of59 Attendees greet one another as they arrive for a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise34of59

Attendees greet one another as they arrive for a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Jim Pickering leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officer Dru Crochet at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise35of59

Jim Pickering leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officer Dru Crochet at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 36of59 Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise37of59

Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise38of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 39of59 Attendees greet one another as they arrive for a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise40of59

Attendees greet one another as they arrive for a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise41of59

Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 42of59 Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise43of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise44of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 45of59 Jim Pickering leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officer Dru Crochet at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise46of59

Jim Pickering leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officer Dru Crochet at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise47of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 48of59 Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise49of59

Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher leads attendees as they join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher gathers at the altar in praying overr an annninted prayer cloth for during a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City. Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise50of59

Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher gathers at the altar in praying overr an annninted prayer cloth for during a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City. Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 51of59 Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise52of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher gathers at the altar in praying overr an anoninted prayer cloth during a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City. Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise53of59

Worship leader Jeremy Fletcher gathers at the altar in praying overr an anoninted prayer cloth during a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City. Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 54of59 Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise55of59

Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise56of59

Attendees join in a final open prayer call during a vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

Kim Brent/The EnterpriseShow MoreShow Less 57of59 Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff's officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise58of59

Attendees join in a prayer vigil for Orange County Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes and Orange City Policeman Howard DeVault at Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor Monday. The three officers are battling serious illesses, prompting the community to rally together in prayers and support. The event included altar calls for any in need of healing at its finale. Photo made Monday, April 12, 2021 Kim Brent/The Enterprise

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Eastgate United Pentecostal Church in Vidor was filled with prayerful offerings for three community law enforcement officers struggling with serious illnesses. Attendees heeded the altar calls to pray over prayer cloths for each officer, that God heal them.

Orange Counnty Sheriff’s officers Dru Crochet and Scott Barnes each are struggling with recovery from COVID-19. Crochet is currently on a ventilator at a hospital in Houston, while Barnes is grappling with long-term COVID-19 effects.

Orange City officer Howard DeVault, known to many as “Popsi,” is struggling to recover from a condition that left him paralyzed on one side.

The gathering also offered prayers for all first responders and healthcare providers, as well as elected officials before opening the altar call with prayer warriors to any in need of healing.

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Kim Brent is a photojournalist at the Beaumont Enterprise.


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