In 2007, SBTC disaster relief volunteers responded to 13 disasters, serving in Texas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, California, and internationally in Lebanon and Greece through feeding, cleanup and recovery, chaplaincy, communications, operations, showers, and child care.
Combined, the SBTC DR volunteers worked 1,162 volunteer days, prepared 39,169 meals and registered 23 salvation decisions.
In 2008, disaster relief training sessions are scheduled throughout the spring. The dates are as follows:
April 18: Phase 1 training, Great Hills Baptist Church, Austin; March 1: Phase 1 training, First Baptist Church, Leonard; May 17: Phase 1 training, First Baptist Church, Iowa Park; April 7-12: Phase 2 training, Pineywoods Baptist Encampment, Woodlake, Trinity County.
Registration available online at sbtexas.com/dr. For more information, call Amber Birmes at 877-953-7282 or e-mail email@example.com.