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/Flood Recovery – Hendersonville (Middle)

September 30, 2023 @ 7:45 am - 2:30 pm

September 30, 2023 – Long Hollow Baptist Church (Student Building), 3031 Long Hollow Pike, Hendersonville, TN 37075. For questions, contact Elizabeth Holmes  at

To pre-register for this class, click here. 

Please pre-register by Monday, September 25, 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

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.    Lunch ($6/person for those who paid during preregistration)

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:


September 30, 2023
7:45 am - 2:30 pm
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Long Hollow Baptist Church
3031 Long Hollow Pike
Hendersonville, TN 37075 United States
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