Training-orientation is open to any member of a Southern Baptist church who is at least 18 years of age. Background checks are performed! Attending training-orientation does not obligate you to serve, but is necessary before serving. Everyone is required to attend both Introduction to Southern Baptist Disaster Relief and Feeding Unit/Line Serving training-orientation. Disaster Relief ID badges are issued to those who complete the training and have passed the background checks. Badges expire to insure that EVERYONE attends training every five years. Associational training-orientation covers Feeding, Recovery-Chain Saw, and Recovery-Debris Removal; State training-orientation covers these plus Damage Assessment, Child Care, Shower/Laundry Trailer, Medical, Initial Contact Person and Water Purification. Assessment training-orientation is open to only those who have previously completed Recovery-Chain Saw and Recovery-Debris Removal training-orientation. Time – 8:00 am to 4:00 pm with lunch provided. Men and women are welcome. $15 per person fee for new team members and for those renewing their badges. Pre-registration is not required.
2016 Fall State Training-Orientation Sessions
October 1, 2016 Southern Hills Baptist Church, 8601 S. Pennsylvania Ave., OKC 73159 Call 405-942-3800 Ext. 4336 for more information.
Fall 2016 Associational Training Orientation Sessions
September 10–Beckham Mills Assoc.-First Baptist Church, 1600 W. Country Club Blvd, Elk City 73644-580-225-7951 Jim Coffey (580-821-0848)
September 17-Central Assoc.–First Baptist Church, 301 N. Noble Ave., Watonga 73772-580-623-5158 Wayne Muir 405-620-6840
September 17- East Central Assoc.-Tenkiller Baptist Assembly, 31709 Hwy 82, S. Cookson, 74427
September 24- Tulsa Metro West –First Baptist Church, 200 S. Elm, Sapulpa 74067 918-224-4100 Lou Martin 918-398-3025
October 8-LeFlore Assoc.-Leflore Association Office, 106 Flanagan St., Suite A, Poteau 74953 918-647-8271 Rick Watson 918-839-6086
October 15-Bryan Assoc.-Roberta Baptist Church, 252 N. Roberta Rd., Durant 74701-580-924-3434 Mike Wingfield (580-380-5086)
November 5-Tulsa Metro East–First Baptist Church, 100 W. Albany St., Broken Arrow 74012 Richard Parker (918-850-4498)
November 5- Washington-Osage-Disaster Relief Buildiing adjacent to First Baptist Church, 405 S. Cherokee Ave., Bartlesville 74003 Steve Cabler (918-440-0983)