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.

Training Cost Information
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Specialized Class Descriptions

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Introduction to Disaster Relief/Chainsaw O & S/Flood Recovery – Fayetteville (Middle TN)

Lincoln Baptist Church 267 Lincoln Road, Fayetteville, TN

February 18, 2023 - Lincoln Baptist Church, 267 Lincoln Rd, Fayetteville, TN 37334. To pre-register for this class, contact Darrell Haney at (931) 625-2115 or darrell@simplythetruthministries.org.  Please pre-register by Monday, February 14, 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...

Introduction to Disaster Relief and Specialized Classes – Dandridge (East TN)

Dandridge, First Baptist Church 951 Highway 92, Dandridge, TN

February 18, 2023 – First Baptist Church, 951 Highway 92, Dandridge, TN.  To pre-register for this class, contact Don Owen at dnowen@bellsouth.net with your names and classes desired.   (Hosted by Nolachucky Baptist Association)  Please preregister by Tuesday, February 14, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials. 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,...

Intro to DR/Chainsaw/Damage Assessment/Flood Recovery – Parsons (West TN)

Parsons, First Baptist Church 210 Tennessee Avenue South, Parsons, TN

March 4, 2023 - First Baptist Church, 210 Tennessee Avenue South, Parsons, TN 38363. To pre-register for this class, contact Micah Renfroe at (731) 602-1280 or disasterreliefbrba@gmail.com.  Please pre-register by Monday, February 27, 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...

2023 West TN Regional Training – Covington (West TN)

Covington First Baptist Church 2105 Highway 59S, Covington, TN

March 10-11, 2023 - First Baptist Church, 2105 Hwy 59 South, Covington, TN 38019.  To pre-register for this class, REGISTER ONLINE - click here.  For questions, contact Elizabeth Holmes at eholmes@tnbaptist.org or (615) 371-7926.   Please pre-register by Monday, March 6, 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,...

Chaplaincy Training (during Regional Training) – Covington (West TN)

Covington First Baptist Church 2105 Highway 59S, Covington, TN

March 10-11, 2023 - First Baptist Church, 2105 Hwy 59 South, Covington, TN 38019.  Disaster Relief Chaplaincy Class - This training will be the introductory course for those who would like to become a chaplain or as a refresher for those who are already trained as DR Chaplains. Friday - 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday - 8:15 a.m. until finished (approx. 2:00 p.m.); Lunch will be provided on Saturday at $6/person and there will be...

Bucket Truck Classroom Training (Friday p.m.) and Hands-on Training (Saturday) – Newport (East TN)

Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center 1120 Carson Springs Road, Newport, TN

March 17-18, 2023 – Camp Carson, 1120 Carson Springs Road, Newport, TN 37821.  To pre-register for this class, contact Don Owen at dnowen@bellsouth.net.  (Hosted by Nolachucky Baptist Association) Friday 6:00 - 6:30 PM Registration 6:30 - 9:30 PM Bucket Truck Classroom Training (A & B) Saturday (Weather permitting) 8:00 - 8:30 AM Instructions for the Day 8:30 a.m. until finished Bucket Truck A & B Hands-On, Skid-Steer and Chainsaw Hands-On - (must have chainsaw classroom training and...

2023 East TN Regional Training – Kingsport (Upper East TN)

Indian Springs Baptist Church, Kingsport 214 Hill Road, Kingsport, TN

March 31 -  April 1, 2023 - Indian Springs Baptist Church, 214 Hill Road, Kingsport, TN 37664. To pre-register for this class, REGISTER ONLINE - click here.  For questions, contact Elizabeth Holmes at eholmes@tnbaptist.org or (615) 371-7926.   Please pre-register by Monday, March 27, 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...

Chaplaincy Training (during Regional Training) – Kingsport (Upper East TN)

Indian Springs Baptist Church, Kingsport 214 Hill Road, Kingsport, TN

March 31 -  April 1, 2023 - Indian Springs Baptist Church, 214 Hill Road, Kingsport, TN 37664. Disaster Relief Chaplaincy Class - This training will be the introductory course for those who would like to become a chaplain or as a refresher for those who are already trained as DR Chaplains. Friday - 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday - 8:15 a.m. until finished (approx. 2:00 p.m.); Lunch will be provided on Saturday at $6/person and...

Chaplaincy Training (during Regional Training) – Murfreesboro (Middle TN)

Northside Baptist Church, Murfreesboro 655 W. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN

April 21-22, 2023 - Northside Baptist Church, 655 W Thompson Ln, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.  Disaster Relief Chaplaincy Class - This training will be the introductory course for those who would like to become a chaplain or as a refresher for those who are already trained as DR Chaplains. Friday - 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday - 8:15 a.m. until finished (approx. 2:00 p.m.); Lunch will be provided on Saturday at $6/person and there will be...

2023 Middle TN Regional Training – Murfreesboro (Middle TN)

Northside Baptist Church, Murfreesboro 655 W. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN

April 21-22, 2023 - Northside Baptist Church, 655 W Thompson Ln, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.  To pre-register for this class, REGISTER ONLINE - click here.  For questions, contact Elizabeth Holmes at eholmes@tnbaptist.org or (615) 371-7926.   Please pre-register by Monday, April 17, 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,...