The SBDR assessment team and Arkansas medical team have left Haiti. The assessment team spent yesterday in the Dominican Republic and will be in meetings with Fritz Wilson and Mickey tomorrow.
Currently, we (Southern Baptist Disaster Relief) do not have anyone on the ground in Haiti.
The SBCV Disaster Relief ministry, with more than 3000 trained volunteers from partner churches, stands ready and willing to serve the earthquake victims in Haiti.
Returning to Grace Baptist Church in New Castle for four more days, May 18th thru the 21st, was definitely God’s perfect timing!
Snow, ice, rain and wind could not keep Baptist Builders from completing God’s work!
As the sun came up over the mountains and fields surrounding Grace Baptist Church in New Castle, Baptist Builders got up to build a place of worship!
Hyland Heights Baptist Church sent two mission teams to New Orleans to partner with Operation NOAH.
Staunton River Community Church in Brookneal first met Easter Sunday 2006 on the banks of the Staunton River and continued meeting there for six months until the weather turned cold.
A team lead by Carl and Bonnie Perry from Enon Baptist Church have responded to Matewan, WV in May of 2009.
We have all been following the news reports of the spread of swine flu.
Five SBCV Disaster Relief workers arrived in American Samoa the end of March and will be doing repair/rebuild work in response to a Tsunami in the area the fall 2009.
There seems to be no area of mission action that requires more rapid response than a time of disaster.