Disaster Relief

Disaster Relief

Tennessee Baptist Disaster Relief is a cooperative, volunteer ministry of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board and its affiliated churches.  It is totally dependent upon volunteers who give of their time, energy, talents and finances to assist others in a time of disaster.  The ministry is led by the State Director, an employee of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board.  He and one administrative assistant are the only employees working primarily with Disaster Relief.


August 23-24, 2019 – Red Bank Baptist Church, 4000 Dayton Boulevard, Chattanooga, TN 37415.  To pre-register for this class, contact Elizabeth Holmes at eholmes@tnbaptist.org or (615) 371-7926.

Please pre-register by Monday, August 19, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or lunch count on Saturday.

The credentialing fee is $36. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID and background check but also the cost of any of the basic training courses a volunteer wants to take over the next 3 years.

In order to be fully credentialed, you will need to take at least one specialized class after you have taken the prerequisite course of “Introduction to Southern Baptist Disaster Relief.”

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