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Southside Baptist Church
Southside Baptist Church

917 Carolina Road, Suffolk, VA 23434

September 16, 2023
September 16, 2023


New Volunteers & Re-Credentialing
Basic Training

Saturday, September 16 • 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

This training provides an overview of everything required to be deployed with a Disaster Relief team, including, Biblical foundations, evangelism, organizational protocols, and working as a member of chainsaw team, flood recovery team, and feeding team. This training can be taken in 3 ways:

  1. In-person at an SBCV church.
  2. Online for re-credentialing or new volunteers.

Basic Training Registration

For Credentialed Volunteers
Advanced Training

Saturday, September 16 • 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

In-person training will be conducted for Unit Leader, Quick Response Feeding Unit, and Chainsaw Operator. This is a one-day event. Click here for more information.

Advanced Training Registration

For Credentialed Volunteers
Basic Chaplain Training

Saturday, September 16 • 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Being a volunteer chaplain to those who have experienced loss and pain is a rewarding ministry, but it can be very challenging because of the emotional and spiritual demands involved. In order to maintain a high standard of excellence while providing emotional and spiritual care and operate in accordance with expected standards of the disaster community, all SBCV DR volunteer chaplains will need to complete the minimum training requirements. More information on Chaplaincy →

Chaplaincy Training Registration

Unable to train in-person?

Register to get trained online
Online Training

Staff Contacts

Shawn AmesShawn Ames

Relief Ministries Coordinator


Kimberly McDanielKimberly McDaniel

Administrative Assistant for Ministry Support


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