If you have had Introduction to Disaster Relief and/or any specialized classes, and your class certification has expired or will expire this year, please take the opportunity and get re-certified, so that you may be able to serve when a disaster occurs. If you take Introduction to Disaster Relief, you need to recertify every 3 years, regardless of activation. To take Recertification class, you must be an existing volunteer.

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Introduction to Disaster Relief/Chainsaw/Damage Assessment/Flood Recovery – Millington (West TN)

August 26, 2023 @ 7:45 am - 2:30 pm

August 26, 2023 – First Baptist Church, 5010 W Union Rd, Millington, TN 38363. To pre-register for this class, REGISTER ONLINE – click here.  For questions, contact Elizabeth Holmes at or (615) 371-7926.  

Please pre-register by Monday, August 22, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or lunch count on Saturday.

The credentialing fee is $40 (effective January 1, 2023). This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID, hat, background check, and membership pin, but also the cost of any of the basic training courses a volunteer wants to take over the next 3 years.

To be fully credentialed, you will need to take at least one specialized class after you have taken the prerequisite course of “Introduction to Southern Baptist Disaster Relief.”

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.      Registration

8:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.    Introduction to Disaster Relief (2-hour class)

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Break


10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Chainsaw Operation & Safety Classroom

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Damage Assessment

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Flood Recovery


12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  – Lunch – $6/person for those who pre-register online or by email.


CHOOSE ONE (Classes are repeated from the a.m. classes.):

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chainsaw Safety & Operation Classroom

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Damage Assessment

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Flood Recovery


Registration Forms

Disaster Relief volunteers can now download the following forms to their computers and fill them out and bring them with you to training. By typing these forms, you are helping us save time with data entry and increasing our accuracy of keeping your records.

Use this link to find the forms:


August 26, 2023
7:45 am - 2:30 pm
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Millington, First Baptist Church
5010 W Union Rd
Millington, TN 38053 United States
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