Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers honored

2014_Awards_RGBDuring the recent 2014 State Disaster Relief Training weekend at Shocco Springs, April 3–5, more than 450 disaster relief personnel participated, and three volunteers were recognized by Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions (SBOM) staff for unique contributions to Alabama’s disaster relief response efforts. Pictured are (l to r) Mel Johnson, SBOM state disaster relief strategist; Sammy Freeman, Cleburne Baptist Association’s disaster relief coordinator who accepted a team recognition for the association’s chainsaw unit; Gary Cardwell, disaster relief chaplain and director of missions, Etowah Baptist Association; Larry Murphy, state disaster relief task force member; and Mark Wakefield, SBOM state chaplaincy strategist. (SBOM)

– Read the full story as originally reported by the Alabama Baptist newspaper at: http://thealabamabaptist.org/print-edition-article-detail.php?id_art=31562&pricat_art=3#sthash.mLPi7CPL.dpuf

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