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Disaster Relief Continues in Southeast Alabama, Florida

Volunteers with Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) are still at work in southeast Alabama. Chainsaw teams continue to help people clear trees off homes and property. Because the workload in the Dothan area remains heavy, Alabama Baptist DR teams and trained individuals in admin and chaplaincy are still being deployed

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Hurricane recovery continues after Michael

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) received more than 500 job requests in Alabama following Hurricane Michael. And Mark Wakefield, disaster relief strategist for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions said everyone is “thankful for volunteers and looking forward to engaging many more trained and credentialed volunteers.” Since Oct. 11

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Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief assists after Hurricane Michael

In the small southern Alabama town of Cottonwood, the steeple of Cottonwood First Baptist Church lay in twisted pieces in the churchyard. Less than a block away, the visitor’s bleachers at Cottonwood High School’s football stadium were upside down on the field. Throughout the community, downed trees and power lines

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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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