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Alabama Baptists help with cleanup efforts after Hurricane Florence

Disaster Relief (DR) volunteers from multiple states including Alabama have been deployed to the Carolinas to assist in cleanup efforts following the localized flooding and storm damage wrought by Hurricane Florence. Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief strategist Mark Wakefield said DR volunteers from several Alabama Baptist associations began arriving in North

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Hurricane Florence Needs

In anticipation of Hurricane Florence, some people are asking about collecting clothes or other goods to be sent to those affected by the storm. At this point, we are not aware of what will be needed or where it will be needed. While it seems like a worthy cause, gathering

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AUM athletics, BCM team up for hurricane relief

Spring break often means a chance to travel but for many Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM) students, the travel is tied to a chance to serve and do missions. Reports from BCM groups across the state are beginning to surface while one story from a trip leading into the current spring

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Jacksonville Tornado Update

Strong storms moved across North Alabama Monday evening, March 19, spawning several tornadoes. Among the hardest hit areas was Jacksonville in Calhoun Association, where the campus of Jacksonville State University sustained damage and the West Point Baptist Church building was partially destroyed. In Etowah Association, Rainbow City and Southside were

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The Yellow Shirt Army Wants You!

What exactly is the “Yellow Shirt Army”? The answer to the question begins with God’s call on every believer to be His hands and feet. For those who become part of this army – those who volunteer to be part of Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief – this calling will nudge

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Upcoming Disaster Relief trainings scheduled to take place across state

In times of crisis, trained Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) volunteers play a critical role in meeting the needs in the affected community, including helping first responders cope with the tragedy. Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) is one of the upcoming trainings scheduled for this spring through Alabama Baptist Disaster

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